Quality Control Analysts :

Conduct tests to determine quality of raw materials, bulk intermediate and finished products. May conduct stability sample tests.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $45,520.00
Average Time to Fill 27 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,457
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 12.21 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Critical Thinking
Work Ethic
Oral Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze scientific or investigative findings
Perform scientific research
Identify problems using mathematical or statistical methods
Perform statistical analysis or modeling
Interpret research or operational data
Test chemical or physical characteristics of materials or products

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Test quality of materials or finished products
Test materials to verify safety standards
Evaluate quality of materials or products
Test ambient levels of air quality, noise, or temperature

Getting Information

Collect scientific or technical data
Collect statistical data
Obtain technical support instructions from scientists or engineers
Gather physical evidence

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Follow safety procedures and regulations in scientific or laboratory environments
Implement pollution control techniques
Determine negligence or violation of laws or regulations
Implement health or sanitation standards

Documenting/Recording Information

Maintain scientific records, reports, or files
Record research or operational data
Record test or inspection results, procedures, or data
Prepare information or documentation related to legal or regulatory matters

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Ensure compliance with polices or regulations
Monitor operational procedures in technical environments to ensure conformance to standards
Monitor timing or metering devices to regulate environmental conditions

Training and Teaching Others

Establish standards for products, processes, or procedures
Prepare scientific or research based technical reports or presentations
Train personnel in technical or scientific procedures

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