Quality Assurance Intern

Quality, Oakville, Canada

In search of an exciting career opportunity at a local company with a global presence? Your timing is perfect! Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Canada is a division of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence (www.hexagonmi.com) is seeking a Co-op Quality Assurance Analyst for our Oakville, Ontario Canada location. The atmosphere is friendly and collaborative, and our culture innovative and entrepreneurial!

Hexagon MI Canada is the world’s leading provider of software solutions for the design, feasibility, and costing of sheet metal components. Hexagon Canada has provided OEMs and suppliers in the automotive, aerospace, electronics, and appliance industries with innovative solutions designed to reduce development time and material costs.  It provides sales, service and support for the Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Metrology divisions. Hexagon Canada helps industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. For more information on Hexagon please visit www.hexagonmi.com and https://hexagon.com/.

Position Summary:
As a Software Quality Assurance Analyst, you will work closely with the Software Quality Assurance team and Product Managers, to perform manual and automated testing, create and document test plans, compile results for further analysis, report and follow up on issues with the Development team, and help refine product behavior.  Your knowledge of core engineering principles will assist you in developing a thorough understanding of extensive suite of applications and the science behind the technology.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Manual and automated testing and validation of in-house developed finite element simulation and process planning software
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and document software test plans
  • Providing input and feedback to Product Specialists related to result validity, user experience and performance of applications
  • Creating and maintaining test infrastructure (physical and virtual test environments, automated test scripts, geometry used in tests, etc.)
  • Documenting test results and compiling statistics for further analysis
  • Reporting issues to Development and Product Managers and following up through investigation and resolution
  • Estimating time requirements for QA activities and tracking progress throughout development cycles
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required
Education, Experience and Skills
  •  Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or master’s degree in mechanical, mechatronics, or materials engineering co-op program at a recognized university or college in Canada.
  • Knowledge or experience with sheet metal design, tooling design and/or manufacturing
  • Some experience with C#, VBA or similar scripting/programming language
  • Software development or testing experience
  • Experience in the application of finite analysis software such as LS-Dyna, Abaqus, NASTRAN, etc.
  • Experience with 3D CAD software or other graphical, scientific or mathematics-oriented software
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Superior ability to understand and troubleshoot Windows PC hardware and software issues
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, maintaining good working relationships with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to multi-task coupled with excellent time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to think analytically and problem solve with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence/ Forming Technologies welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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About Hexagon

Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division provides solutions that utilise data from design and engineering, production and metrology to make manufacturing smarter.

Learn more about Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.