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$1,314 per week
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Overview

Product Quality Controllers examine manufactured products and primary produce to ensure conformity to specifications and standards of presentation and quality.

Day-to-day

  • studying product specifications and taking measurements to determine conformity to specifications
  • examining and marking output for visible defects such as cracks, holes and breakages
  • making minor repairs and adjustments to products
  • compiling quality assurance reports, maintaining documentation and reporting findings
  • examining products for defects and grading produce
  • designating grading of produce and recording details of assessments according to classification system
  • collecting and labelling samples for inspection
  • recording details of sampling procedures and sources of samples
  • preparing samples and carrying out prescribed tests.

To become a Product Quality Controller

  • You can work as a Product Quality Controller without formal qualifications, however, a course in a related field, such as manufacturing, engineering trades, sciences or technology may be useful. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

    Take a Diploma of Quality Auditing

Skills employers are looking for

  • Quality Assurance and Control

  • Communication Skills

  • Inspection

  • Organisational Skills

  • Writing

  • Problem Solving

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