Manufacturing quality assurance inspectors are responsible for overseeing quality in their organization's manufacturing processes. They test all manufactured products and processing materials, ensuring that the end result has the required dimensions, weight, and quality (among other specifications) required by their organization. These quality assurance inspectors also review purchase orders to provide quality assurance support to other departments. as well as evaluate, and complete special inspections and other customer paperwork. They carefully inspect all parts needed for manufacturing to ensure the highest quality production environment. Another of their main responsibilities include writing and preparing reports that detail their results after inspection. They also read invoices, pack slips, and other complex customer supplied data. Additionally, they create specific reports for rejected parts and materials, returning them as needed, and coordinate the maintenance of inspection equipment.
Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Tasks
Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products, and recommend necessary corrective actions.
Discard or reject products, materials, and equipment not meeting specifications.
Inspect, test, and sample materials or assembled parts or products for defects and deviations from specifications.
Observe and monitor production operations and equipment to ensure conformance to specifications and make or order necessary process or assembly adjustments.