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You might hire a quality engineer to:

  • Plan, execute, and oversee inspection and testing of incoming and outgoing products to confirm quality conformance to company specifications
  • Create and present quality reports that analyze internal and external standards

  • Develop new standards for production and design, making improvements as needed

  • Interpret, build upon, and comply with company quality assurance standards

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Working knowledge of core mathematical principles, including statistics, calculus, trigonometry, and other advanced topics Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in engineering or related field
Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills Previous experience in production quality or manufacturing
Diligent attention to detail Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate across departments
Strong time-management skills