Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist?

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Hollywood:
"It’s not what you know it’s all about you knows you on top."
Pros: Pays the bill.
Cons: You learn about how many ways others climb the ladder of leadership without any specialized knowledge or leadership mindset.

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Houston:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Independence in work flexibility, relaxed corporate culture, management.
Cons: Under paid.

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Garden Grove:
"Vast exposure to scientific methods."
Pros: I like that you are constantly learning about different scientific methods, instruments, compounds, and the ability to work with both project managers and lab managers.
Cons: I don't like that you are sitting most of the day staring at a screen.

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Richmond:
Pros: Exposure to something new and/or different everyday.
Cons: The hours of work, and lack of appreciation.

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Mankato:
Pros: Working with people. Creating change. Impacting lives. Advocating. Training. Helping. Teaching. Flexibility. Own office. Mileage.
Cons: Long hours. Stressful. Long Drive. Negative.

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Boston:
"The environment is constantly changing."
High level of stress with constantly changing priorities and needs. This is often an environment where routines - and plans to accomplish goals - are difficult to establish. Career path: higher levels in quality or lateral moves into other areas of quality (i.e, move from documentation/training to audits). Also - quality staff can move to an operational area should they have expertise. General quality staff need to perform: root cause analyses for quality issues, provide quality consultations on national and international regulations; documentation and process improvement; training delivery, ensuring quality of deliverables. Quality staff need to know what the processes and procedures of operations teams they support - depending on the company. Bottom line: it's a challenging job. At higher levels it can pay well, at least in pharma.

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Los Angeles:
Pros: Everything helping people fulfill their goal.
Cons: Expectations continuity of sanms.