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Quality Control Inspector

Job Summary

Responsible for assessing the quality of incoming and outgoing products for a company. Run quality tests, identify product defects, and analyze measurements. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Test and inspect products to ensure they meet quality standards and reject those that fail.
  • Check products for defects and that they meet the specifications set by the company. 
  • Use various tools to inspect products, such as calipers, micrometers, and optical comparators.
  • Test products for strength, durability, functionality, and other characteristics. 
  • Maintain records and report the results of inspections and tests to superiors. 
  • Read plans, blueprints, and specifications to comprehend product and service requirements. 
  • Determine whether a product meets quality standards or needs to be corrected or improved. 
  • Track the quality of products over time and identify trends in quality issues. 
  • Make recommendations to improve the production process to ensure ongoing quality.