Reports to: Manufacturing/Production Manager

Main objectives: Ensure that manufactured products in designated area are of an acceptable quality and produced in accordance with specifications and appropriate quality assurance programmes.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Test and analyse raw materials to ensure conformity with specifications.
  • Carry out tests and measurements to ensure that manufactured products conform to established specification of quality.
  • Assist in investigation of any failure of products to meet specifications and working with operating staff, assists in developing required improvements in processes.
  • Assist in the development of sampling techniques and procedures to ensure production of finished goods will meet quality specifications and standards.
  • Install inspection and testing procedures for finished products.
  • Compiling quality assurance reports, maintaining documentation and reporting findings.

Typical qualifications and experience: Technical or trade background in the area being controlled. Experience and detailed knowledge of the production process involved in manufacturing the company’s products.