Project Quality Lead

15 Dundee Ave, Mount Pearl, NL A1N 4R6, Canada ● Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Req #177
Friday, September 1, 2023

Hey there, Quality Enthusiast! At Genoa Design we're all about infusing quality into everything we do while keeping the fun alive. If you're ready to lead the charge on a journey of quality excellence filled with laughter and innovation, you're in the right place!

We are searching for a Project Quality Lead for our Mount Pearl, Newfoundland office who believes Quality isn’t just a word but a commitment.


Genoa Design International has been providing production design and 3D modeling services to shipbuilding and offshore industries from here in Newfoundland and Labrador since 1995. In that time, we’ve become one of the most sought-after production design firms in the North American shipbuilding market.

With collaboration as the cornerstone of our work, we approach every day with a focus on our core values: Put People FirstCreate Lasting RelationshipsMake a DifferenceOwn ItLive Well, and Never Stand Still. Our customers tell us that our employees’ everyday demonstration of our values sets Genoa apart from competitors.

With a team of designers, engineers, naval architects, administrators, and technical support dispersed between locations, Genoa provides expertise and dedicated support throughout the shipbuilding process. Currently, Genoa is active in major government initiatives such as Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) and in commercial contracts in shipyards throughout North America.


As the Project Quality Lead, you'll be the driving force behind our quality initiatives. You'll work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, setting the tone for quality expectations and ensuring that quality is at the forefront of every decision. Your expertise will be crucial in upholding our reputation for top-tier products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development and oversight of project quality control and assurance procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Responsible for reporting on quality to the project team.
  • Analyze data and metrics to identify trends, root causes of issues, and opportunities for enhancement.
  • Creating weekly quality dashboards and metrics.
  • Investigating defects/deficiencies and develop/implement mitigation plans for quality improvement.
  • Conduct regular quality audits and assessments, identifying areas for improvement and implementing corrective actions.
  • Responsible for ensuring project Nonconformances (NC) are addressed.
  • Client liaison for quality.
  • Responsible for monthly quality meetings with client.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices to continuously enhance our quality processes.



  • Bachelor's degree or diploma in a quality related field, or a combination of relevant experience and education.
  • 5-10 years of proven experience in quality management, preferably in shipbuilding.
  • Strong knowledge of quality standards, methodologies, and tools.
  • Excellent leadership skills with a track record of successfully leading quality initiatives.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to translate data into actionable insights.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate across departments and levels of the organization.
  • Problem-solving orientation with a keen attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and industry best practice
  • Strong verbal and written communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple responsibilities. 
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.


We’re making waves! Genoa’s powerhouse is our people who are both passionate about our projects and motivated to deliver superior results. The Genoa formula is simple: Put People First. Drive the 3D Model. And never, ever stand still. Our quest for quality and continuous improvement is at the heart of all we do.

Here are some of the ways we keep the pep in our step:

  • Attractive compensation package.
  • RRSP matching program.
  • Comprehensive group insurance plan and EFAP program.
  • Vacation and discretionary days.


  • A flexible work schedule.
  • Modern, yet comfortable office space.
  • Engaging team builder activities.
  • Rewards and recognition for a job-well done.
  • An employee wellness program to spend on whatever makes you happy.
  • A minimum of 8 volunteer hours each year to support causes that matter to you.
  • An outstanding commitment to training, development, and career growth.


At Genoa Design, we strive to create a supportive and inclusive environment and are committed to ensuring that our people feel comfortable to be their truest selves at work. This commitment is built into our core values and our passion to embrace a person’s unique abilities, strengths, and differences.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is dedicated to building a diverse team and promoting a sense of belonging. We achieve this through encouraging our people to voice their ideas and opinions, celebrating one another’s contributions, and engaging with the communities in which we live and industries we serve.


We know it’s rare for someone to meet 100% of the qualifications and you don’t need all the listed credentials to add incredible value to the team. We also know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting amazing candidates like you. If you are an initiative-taking individual and are prepared to complete the tasks as outlined above, apply in strictest confidence today!

Please submit your application through Genoa’s careers webpage:

If you require assistance in completing your application or need any accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please email your request to and we would be happy to assist!

The deadline to apply is September 30, 2023.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • 15 Dundee Ave, Mount Pearl, NL A1N 4R6, Canada
  • Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada