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You might hire a quality control inspector to:

  • Monitor operations, ensuring regulatory compliance and production standards are met
  • Make recommendations for production processes and employee training

  • Inspect, measure, test, and evaluate products

  • Report inspection, auditing, and test data to management, providing guidance

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
High school diploma or GED equivalent Bachelor of science degree or equivalent in biology, chemistry, physics, health science, manufacturing technology, or a related field
One month to one year of on-the-job training Three or more years of related experience in the food industry
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proven leadership abilities
Understanding of software and technology Six Sigma or Lean manufacturing certification or equivalent
Self-motivated and self-directed Safety regulation knowledge and experience