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Quality Control Inspector, Receiving

Business Services
Irving Shipbuilding
19002817 Requisition #
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Irving Shipbuilding, located at 3099 Barrington Street Halifax NS B3K 5M7, is part of the J.D. Irving Group of companies and is in the business of building quality ships and repairing vessels. The company's primary site is Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. Irving Shipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defense and the Canadian Coast Guard. The company's commitment to health, safety and care for its employees and the environment is an integral part of its business.


Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is seeking a Quality Control Inspector - Receiving. This is a permanent full-time role based in Halifax, NS.


  • Education Required: Trade/Technical Diploma or University Degree
  • Years of Experience Required:
    • 3-5 years in related role
  • Prior knowledge of shipbuilding, commercial/industrial construction and equipment and/or inspection process is preferred
  • Ability to use measurement equipment to verify compliance with engineering requirements
  • Ability to learn and use specialized software for collection of inspection reports and metrics
  • Ability to read and understand specifications, drawings and technical certification documentation
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office suite, SharePoint and ERP systems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and perform multiple tasks
  • Ability to solve problems and make decisions in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to understand the basic functionality of the varied shipboard systems
All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Generate and maintain the quality records in support of the Inspection and Test Plan
  • Read and interpret production drawings and specifications – to identify quality requirements
  • Work with Supply Chain staff to conduct inspections on incoming materials and equipment
  • Document any Non-conformances in the NCR database
  • Co-ordinate inspection activities with Material Control staff to meet scheduling requirements
  • Conduct documentation review for incoming materials to ensure technical requirements are met and future traceability is maintained
  • Understanding of documentation and testing requirements

What We Offer:
  • Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision. 
For further details, please contact Tracey MacCharles at: maccharles.tracey@irvingshipbuilding.com.

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.

All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding.


To learn more about our products and services, click here.




Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.


We do not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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