QUALITY ENGINEER

Design or plan protocols for equipment or processes to produce products meeting internal and external purity, safety, and quality requirements.

CAREER DETAILS

Salary: $67,000 – $127,000

Education: Engineering Degree

  • Study product characteristics or customer requirements to determine validation objectives and standards.
  • Analyze validation test data to determine whether systems or processes have met validation criteria or to identify root causes of production problems.
  • Develop validation master plans, process flow diagrams, test cases, or standard operating procedures.
  • Prepare detailed reports or design statements, based on results of validation and qualification tests or reviews of procedures and protocols.
  • Maintain validation test equipment.

*This list of tasks may not encompass all tasks that may be applicable to this job.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

*This list of skills may not encompass all tasks that may be applicable to this job.

Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

*This list of knowledge may not encompass all education that may be applicable to this job.

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