Quality engineer for electronics are in charge of making sure the quality of their company's products meets quality guidelines. This may include finding ways to lower products' cost and ways to improve the overall quality of the product. These engineers are also responsible for resolving any issues that arise related to electronics' performance, fixing issues in a timely and efficient manner. Additionally, quality engineers for electronics may also be responsible for developing new ways to test and measure a product's quality.
Common employers for quality engineers for electronics are companies that produce and sell electronics. This is generally a full-time position that takes place in an office setting, and overtime may be required depending on the needs of their employer.
Minimum educational requirements for quality engineer for electronics positions generally include a bachelor's degree in a related field. Additionally, most companies prefer previous experience in a similar position and relevant certifications (such as in total quality management). Quality engineers for electronics also need to have substantial knowledge of electronic processes and components, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills and problem-solving skills. These professionals should also work effectively on their own with minimal supervision, as well as in a team setting.
Quality Engineer, Electronics Tasks
Formulate quality control policies and procedures of electronic systems or components.
Develop the economics of the quality control program.
Analyze production standards and limitations for electronics equipment.
Design or specify quality control inspections and testing mechanisms for electronic equipment.