Quality Control Analyst

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

If you’re a stickler for detail and have a knack for data analysis, then you might consider a career as a quality control analyst. Responsible for ensuring that the products and food that we buy meet established quality standards, quality control analysts conduct tests, interpret results and conduct visual inspections. They may identify products that don’t meet established standards and advise on solutions.

Also known as: Quality Assurance Technician, Quality Control Technician, Laboratory Analyst, Micro Lab Analyst
Operation Monitoring
Quality Control Analysis
Social Perceptiveness
Understand and uphold established quality thresholds, tolerance margins and product specifications
Analyze raw materials, environmental samples, and manufactured or agricultural goods
Prepare and communicate findings
Follow and enforce proper lab safety protocol
Compare test results against specifications and control limits and make recommendations on appropriateness of data for release.
Perform visual inspections of components and finished products
Document and report on deviations, testing procedures and trends
Conduct and participate in out-of-specification investigations and advise on corrective actions
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