Quality Assurance Inspector

Summary

Quality assurance inspectors examine manufactured products, primary produce, goods and services to make sure they meet all standards of presentation and quality.

Duties & Tasks

Quality assurance inspectors may perform the following tasks:

  • study product and/or service specifications
  • sample products or services to determine whether they meet specifications and quality standards, and initiate corrective action if necessary
  • analyse quality assurance data and make recommendations for improvement
  • train and assist operators to carry out their quality control functions
  • check details of assemblies
  • compile reports.

Working Conditions

Quality assurance inspectors are required to communicate with production workers, production managers and suppliers and work together to develop systems that promote quality.

Personal Requirements

  • enjoy clerical and administrative work
  • good oral and written communication skills
  • able to work independently or as part of a team
  • eye for detail
  • able to analyse and solve problems
  • conscious of safety and the environment.

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