Quality Control Systems Managers :

Plan, direct, or coordinate quality assurance programs. Formulate quality control policies and control quality of laboratory and production efforts.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $94,580.00
Average Time to Fill 38 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 5,180
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 8.49 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Resource Allocation
Intellectual Risk-taking

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor project risk mitigation plan
Maintain consistent production quality
Monitor project scope guidelines
Inspect production environment operations and processes
Monitor assembly quality
Monitor facilities or operational systems
Monitor production or manufacturing equipment operation to detect problems
Detect industrial, production, or manufacturing equipment malfunctions by listening for abnormalities
Monitor organizational procedures to ensure proper functioning
Maintain safe work environment
Track facility or production costs

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage project life cycle
Manage quality control activities
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Manage industrial production activities or processes
Manage industrial projects
Manage maintenance or repair activities
Manage project teams
Coordinate production maintenance activities
Supervise industrial, production, or manufacturing personnel
Assign work to staff or employees

Thinking Creatively

Develop staff policies
Maintain quality assurance procedures
Develop business or organizational policies, programs, or standards
Develop business or organizational methods or procedures
Develop operational policies, procedures, or standards
Develop management control systems
Design manufacturing processes or methods
Develop energy projects to reduce utility costs
Improve test devices or techniques in manufacturing, industrial or engineering setting

Documenting/Recording Information

Document organizational or operational procedures
Maintain personnel records
Maintain industrial, production, or manufacturing related records, reports, or files
Maintain operational records for green energy processes or other environmentally-sustainable activities
Write project charter
Prepare post project assessment report
Prepare forms or applications
Maintain regulatory or compliance documentation
Prepare reports related to compliance matters
Prepare procurement or purchase order documents

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Establish project teams
Approve changes to business processes
Terminate employment of employees or contractors
Approve expenditures
Implement organizational process or policy changes
Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Implement company or staff policies

Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People

Evaluate manufacturing or processing systems
Conduct progress and production reviews
Develop procedures to evaluate organizational activities
Analyze project proposals or data to determine feasibility, cost, or time
Evaluate employee performance
Test green technologies or processes
Study production records

Developing Objectives and Strategies

Define project scope
Establish project closure requirements
Establish inspection program to verify safety standards and ensure meeting of specifications
Develop program or project objectives
Develop project communication strategies

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Test materials to verify safety standards
Compute product or materials test results
Perform quality assurance testing
Perform industrial, production, or manufacturing related safety inspection
Inspect facilities to determine repair or replacement needs
Inspect industrial, production, or manufacturing related work products to verify conformance with quality and standards
Evaluate quality of materials or products

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