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Top Quality Control Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a quality control technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of quality control technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 8.6% of quality control technician resumes contained raw materials as a skill. Let's find out what skills a quality control technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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The six most common skills found on Quality Control Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Inspected incoming raw materials provided by supplier to ensure it matches specifications required by manufacturer before sending them to production.
  • Performed quality control inspections, testing of raw materials, packaged components and assemblies of materials following established instructions.
  • Administered Industrial Solvent quality control - Completed Chemical Analysis of Raw Materials - Conducted Operations for Production Line Inspection
  • Provided technical and management support for product investigations and sampled incoming raw materials as per ANSI requirements.
  • Perform diagnostic testing on incoming raw materials and finished products and compare to required specification range.
  • Developed testing methods for newly acquired raw materials based on their individual chemical properties.
  • Performed inspection of raw materials/components used in sensor strip and continuous glucose monitoring manufacturing.
  • Position operates equipment that blends raw materials to create beverage products to exact specifications.
  • Inspected and evaluated raw materials, packaging materials according to specifications and standard.
  • Perform analysis of raw materials, in-process/finished products, and insure proper documentation.
  • Conducted specification testing on raw materials, finished products and stability products.
  • Provided quality control testing and inspecting raw materials and finished product.
  • Documented and sampled incoming raw materials for functionality and quality.
  • Managed quality of incoming raw materials intermediate and finished products.
  • Tested raw materials and finished products manufactured for canning industry.
  • Performed regular sensory evaluations for raw materials and finished products.
  • Reviewed formulas and raw materials for compliance with international guidelines.
  • Performed sensory evaluation on raw materials and finished goods.
  • Analyzed various raw materials to insure performance reliability.
  • Performed quality inspection of raw materials and chemicals.

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2. Quality Standards

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Quality standards are a specific level of standards of products that are set by the companies for the customers that have to be met and maintained throughout the process until the time of delivery. Quality standards are information that includes the customer's requirements, guidelines, and characteristics for the needed final product or service.

Here's how Quality Standards is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Develop and coordinate special activities and programs necessary to meet and maintain quality standards and reliability of manufactured products.
  • Evaluated incoming water quality and managed water treatment to ensure overall water quality met Company's quality standards.
  • Maintained the quality standards of organization while providing confidence to clients and customers that products exceeded expectations.
  • Execute laboratory functions supporting release of products to ensure quality standards and customer requirements are met.
  • Discard or reject products on materials and equipment not meeting specification to ensure consistent quality standards.
  • Performed post-quality control inspections to ensure that all manufactured shoes adhere to retail quality standards.
  • Ensured product was manufactured to conform to quality standards within the Quality Management System.
  • Coordinated inspections with production line supervisors to ensure end products met required quality standards.
  • Inspect and insure quality standards are met and complete documentation accurately and effectively.
  • Directed quality standards by studying customer blueprints, specifications, and other requirements.
  • Collaborate with senior management and operation supervisors to meet strict customer quality standards.
  • Inspected finished parts to ensure conformance with drawing specification and establish quality standards.
  • Provide corrective action processing recommendations to manufacturing to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Performed chemical and physical tests on manufactured products to ensure quality standards.
  • Performed sensory testing on intermediates and finished goods to fulfill quality standards.
  • Developed and conducted programs of sampling and analysis to maintain quality standards.
  • Collaborate with supervisors and upper management to maintain and improve quality standards.
  • Repeat inspection procedure until product meets quality standards and specifications are attained.
  • Tested and analyzed quality standards for leader in light scattering instrumentation.
  • Ensured that products were within internal quality standards and customer requirements.

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3. Lab Equipment

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Here's how Lab Equipment is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Monitored the status of validation/qualification and preventative maintenance for lab equipment and correspond with Maintenance, QA and Building Coordinator.
  • Calibrate equipment as required to ensure accuracy and maintains lab equipment and general housekeeping of lab.
  • Shared responsibility for lab equipment maintenance, housekeeping and other lab support functions.
  • Assisted with product analysis, cleaning and maintaining lab equipment and general good housekeeping
  • Monitor lab equipment and the laboratory processing facility using established protocols.
  • Calibrated lab equipment and assisted with maintaining equipment in department.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and/or calibration of lab equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, calibration and standardization of lab equipment.
  • Maintain lab equipment and ensure timely calibration as necessary.
  • Performed calibration of all lab equipment necessary for testing.
  • Calibrated and maintained automated and robotics lab equipment.
  • Calibrated all lab equipment to specifications.
  • Performed lab equipment calibration and inspection.
  • Operate lab equipment and calibrate as necessary
  • Performed daily calibration on lab equipment.
  • Maintained lab equipment and troubleshot/resolved instrument problems
  • Scheduled calibration of lab equipment.
  • Completed calibrations on lab equipment.
  • Calibrated and managed lab equipment.
  • Ensured compliance with government requirements and laboratory procedures, including maintaining the cleanliness of lab equipment, instruments and work area.

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4. Quality Control Tests

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Here's how Quality Control Tests is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Inspected and tested electronic assemblies used by U.S. military and commercial aircraft clients produced Quality Control test reports for section supervisors
  • Review daily production sheet to determine specific product calculations as well as identify products ready for quality control testing.
  • Performed quality control tests on raw material and finished product, including physical and digital color accuracy monitoring.
  • Performed quality control testing on incoming samples using proper testing procedure established for each product.
  • Performed product development and quality control testing of adhesives, polyurethane coatings and coated fabric materials
  • Conducted Quality Control testing of products for both product development and ongoing manufacturing purposes.
  • Conducted quality control tests on various finished products to ensure they met customer specifications.
  • Conducted Quality Control testing of finished product and components according to established procedures.
  • Performed quality control tests on products to certify quality and adherence to specifications.
  • Perform quality control testing and inspections for Veterans Affairs Cemetery and Domiciliary Projects.
  • Performed stress tests on cylindrical specimens Performed quality control tests on semi-finished product.
  • Performed quality control test on all mammography equipment in accordance to state regulations.
  • Monitored procedures and quality control tests for a frozen dough production facility.
  • Perform Quality Control tests on finished products according to established company procedures.
  • Conducted quality control testing and on-line monitoring in a dairy product manufacturing plant
  • Performed diversified technical duties in the manufacturing and quality control testing area.
  • Performed quality control testing of medical devices utilized in monitoring prescription drugs.
  • Perform quality control testing of biological raw materials and finished products.
  • Generate quality control test results by following Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Conducted quality control tests and provided recommendations to improve batches.

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5. Test Results

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Here's how Test Results is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Recorded test results in database for pass/fail determinations and maintained orderly documents and reports for quality records within laboratory information system.
  • Monitored and coordinated staff activities on a daily basis ensure production inspections test results and related paperwork is accurate and complete.
  • Performed basic calculations on test results to determine if product meets specifications such as specific gravity and non-volatile organic compound calculations.
  • Communicated with third party inspectors and customers regarding test results and routine testing procedures using technical and business writing skills.
  • Recognize atypical or out-of-specifications test results, instrument malfunctions and methodology problems, and lead investigations to resolve and correct.
  • Record test results and test procedures to ensure documentation relating to raw material approval or rejection is properly recorded.
  • Use computers and computer-interfaced laboratory equipment to record and compile test results, providing feedback and interpretation to supervisors.
  • Verify formulations by preparing lab blends and evaluating test results in order to compensate for raw material variability.
  • Log all analysis test results and batch information and maintain analysis records and documents necessary for documentation compliance.
  • Interacted with six Russell-Stanley sites, providing timely and accurate resin test results while meeting customer-required criteria.
  • Adhere to explicit standard operating procedures and interpret test results in accordance with the applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Document existing product/process validation test results and maintains validation test results (including electronic records).
  • Analyzed and reviewed test results and data for compliance, communicating abnormalities to appropriate personnel.
  • Created concise documentation of all testing and communicated test results to Quality Control Management.
  • Executed material dynamic test results based on customer drawing call out specifications and tolerance.
  • Obtained and reported timely and accurate test results according to laboratory policies and procedures.
  • Document test results, perform initial troubleshooting and investigate out of specification results.
  • Assessed specifications for each product and documented quality test results in computer system.
  • Author and conduct laboratory investigations due to out-of-specification test results and non-conformance deviations.
  • Document test results and provide suggestions to management team for product modifications.

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6. Quality Products

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A quality product satisfies the client's intended need and matches the cost the consumer paid for it.

Here's how Quality Products is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Accomplished and experienced in inspecting processes while simultaneously managing calibrated production/ inspection tools and equipment to ensure quality products.
  • Dedicated to develop, manufacture and market quality products and to promote a quality oriented corporate focus.
  • Followed detailed procedures and completed paperwork accurately to ensure safe, consistent, and quality product.
  • Audited final assembly and raw materials to ensure quality products Rejected assemblies when necessary QS9000 Auditor
  • Verify computer setup and follow strict operating procedures to ensure a consistent high quality product.
  • Verify that all ingredients into making a quality product are properly measured during manufacturing.
  • Assisted multiple manufacturing facilities implementation of SAP to deliver a consistent quality product.
  • Worked closely with production Operators/Supervisors/Manager to assure the production of a quality product.
  • Provide quality leadership and developing and implementing quality products to organize lean principles.
  • Exceeded customer product expectations by maintaining equipment to produce superior quality products.
  • Collaborated with mechanics on assembly techniques to maintain quality production.
  • Communicated with operators and graders to assure a quality product.
  • Worked with production to insure timely delivery of quality product.
  • Calibrated or adjusted equipment to ensure quality production.
  • Monitored supervisors and employees to ensure quality product.
  • Monitored daily manufacturing lines for quality production.
  • Assist Quality Production Manager in product reformulation.
  • Used statistical formula to ensure quality product.
  • Ensured customers received quality products.
  • Produced quality products by paying attention to details, doing it right the first time, and taking pride in work.

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7. GMP

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GMP stands for Good Manufacturing Practice. It is a system that ensures that all products like food, beverages, and medicinal drugs that are produced comply with the quality standards. It helps in minimizing the risks and hazards that cannot be eliminated after the testing of final products.

Here's how GMP is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures for the Quality Control department to meet GMP certification requirements.
  • Followed standard operating procedures to prepare and test various biological and chemical samples in a GMP regulated environment.
  • Supervised production personnel to insure compliance with safety regulations and GMP.
  • Perform document management following GMP guidelines and FDA regulations.
  • Performed quality control laboratory tests in a GMP environment.
  • Performed GMP compliant method validations and instrument validations.
  • Follow GMP guidelines for manufacturing beverages.
  • Monitor HACCP, GMP s daily Verify and document all metal detectors every hr to make sure they are operating correctly.
  • Generated and maintained files for Corrective Actions, MRR's, and GMP audits for each department of the business unit.
  • Followed all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), GMP (good manufacturing practices) and batch records during production process.
  • Verified proper GMP's of all products through the process of receiving, storage, pasteurization, homogenization, and packaging.
  • Coordinate with production planner to insure all coffee are packed properly in high quality Trained new machine operators according to GMP.
  • Assist in training plant workers on allergen and organic information, GMP, HAACP, work safety and other regulatory procedures.
  • On-boarded by the organization to execute facility audits to ensure GMP compliance, record computer entries, and antibiotic assays.
  • Monitored plant Hazard Analysis Critical Control Plan (HACCP), Good Manufacturing Program (GMP) and Food Safety.
  • Assessed product and process performance against established standards and compliance with GMP, FDA, and ISO quality regulations.
  • Followed procedures and GMP, GDP, SOP, to ensure the safety and quality in my labor.
  • Check metal detectors (CCP), magnets, scales and performs critical control point & GMP audits.
  • Provide technical production assistance during trials and with GMP's, sanitation, and ingredient and product wholesomeness.
  • Received extensive training in production safety procedures according to OSHA standards, GMP's, and SOP's.

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8. Food Safety

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Here's how Food Safety is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Research of new product development and product improvement for equipment tested in food safety, water quality and environmental diagnostics.
  • Collaborated with production supervisors and plant management to maintain good housekeeping and sanitation for best practices of food safety.
  • Performed investigations and identifying solutions to correct cultural issues that caused Quality, Food Safety, and production inefficiencies.
  • Direct production machine operators for proper quality inspection procedures and testing of all other quality/food safety related functions.
  • Provide executive-level administrative support to the Environmental Safety & Security Director/Quality Control Manager and the Food Safety Team.
  • Monitored quality and accuracy of products through personal integrity to meet various client and food safety specifications.
  • Performed microbiological assays on manufactured food safety diagnostic products to determine compliance with specified performance standards.
  • Identify food safety and quality process improvement and submit recommendations to QA Manager for implementation.
  • Inspected and approved all incoming Raw/Packaging materials for food safety and company standards.
  • Assessed production capability as it pertains to finished product specifications and food safety.
  • Generated daily food safety report for operations team and upper management.
  • Perform daily quality checks for food safety and product quality specifications.
  • Served in a food safety supervisory capacity over a three-shift operation.
  • Championed and executed food safety projects with co-workers.
  • Reported food safety problems to management.
  • Conducted Food Safety and Sanitation audits.
  • Worked throughout the plant under the supervision of Operation Supervisor/Manager making sure all Food Safety policies and procedures were being followed.
  • Analyzed incoming raw materials and outgoing finished product pallets to any damages, leaks or food defense/ food safety problems.
  • Follow guidelines of compliance of all program, policies and procedures in the Food Safety and Quality Management System.
  • Initiate product holds process when Quality and Food Safety requirements have not been met and recommends product's disposition.

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9. Customer Service

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Customer service is the process of offering assistance to all the current and potential customers -- answering questions, fixing problems, and providing excellent service. The main goal of customer service is to build a strong relationship with the customers so that they keep coming back for more business.

Here's how Customer Service is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Performed product inspection as well as troubleshooting customer and company system problems, insuring excellence in customer service and conflict resolution.
  • Worked closely with purchasing and customer service organizations to ensure that adequate materials are on hand to meet customer requirements.
  • Assigned as Customer Service Representative for major accounts in recognition of ability to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Recommend updates/changes to the Quality Control Plan/Program to achieve improvements in quality, client relationships and customer service.
  • Assisted customers by troubleshooting non-working computer components and new product installations via telephone and client-site customer service.
  • Addressed customer quality related issues through technical support of Sales Representatives, Customer Service Representatives and Management.
  • Contacted homeowners to verify home characteristics and demonstrated excellent customer service in an unscripted callback process.
  • Forklift-Operated forklift in production, loading and unloading delivery trucks, inventory and customer service environments.
  • Developed collaboration with suppliers and sales staff that ensured on-time delivery and exceptional customer service.
  • Achieved points per hour above expectations* Excelled constantly in time management* Provided excellent customer service support
  • Coordinated with Customer Service and other departments ensuring quality in accordance with company standards.
  • Collaborated with food service management to perform quality control and customer service evaluations.
  • Provided customer service residential and commercial both delivery and pick-up using hand scanners.
  • Maintain quality/satisfaction records, constantly seeking new ways to improve customer service.
  • Established and enforced customer service policies and procedures, provided strong leadership
  • Verified discrepancy and consulted customer and Supervisors to Assure Customer service.
  • Performed customer service duties to rectify any discrepancies with medication dispensing.
  • Performed customer service and quality analysis and assurance.
  • Provide technical support to Customer Service Department.
  • Rendered customer service and technical support.

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10. Ensure Compliance

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Ensure compliance means that all the standards that have been set are being maintained. Making sure that all the policies are being followed also assists in ensuring compliance.

Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Perform a variety of quality control test/inspection on thermal media products to ensure compliance with quality and reliability standards.
  • Supported and participated in health, environmental and safety incentives to ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures.
  • Maintain general laboratory housekeeping and safety to ensure compliance with regulations regarding hazardous waste management and testing.
  • Review and approve documents related to development and production of products to ensure compliance to regulatory requirements.
  • Performed field and laboratory concrete and aggregate testing to ensure compliance to project and customer specifications.
  • Performed set-up operations and inspection of all plant products to ensure compliance with safety performance requirements.
  • Created and maintained standardization of all liquid chemicals to ensure compliance with Standard Operation Procedures.
  • Perform product inspections to ensure compliance to all specified requirements to determine product disposition.
  • Advised operators of required changes to furnace settings to ensure compliance to customer specifications.
  • Tested products from production lines to ensure compliance with all manufacturing specifications.
  • Audited production and packaging processes to ensure compliance with product specifications.
  • Conduct environmental audits to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Monitor production settings to ensure compliance with good manufacturing processes.
  • Monitor product quality to ensure compliance with standards and specifications.
  • Analyzed eye care solutions to ensure compliance with manufacturing specifications.
  • Support laboratory quality programs to ensure compliance with ISO9001 requirements.
  • Monitored finished good weights to ensure compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Worked with operations to maintain compliance with project specifications.
  • Tested packaging to ensure compliance with physical specifications.
  • Developed proper quality control procedures to ensure compliance.

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11. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Developed and implemented preventative maintenance and calibration procedures, schedules and documentation critical to our successful ISO certification.
  • Established incoming raw material inspection area that met ISO requirements including writing job instructions.
  • Maintain proper calibration records and documents for ISO based quality management system.
  • Authored and revised Standard Operating Procedures to prepare for ISO certification.
  • Performed Quality Control inspection to ensure ISO Standards and Customer Satisfaction.
  • Performed instrument calibration and documentation to meet ISO 9001 auditing requirements.
  • Comply with calibration/certification requirements documented in the ISO work instructions.
  • Developed/implemented ISO procedures to meet or exceed company standards.
  • Controlled inventory and customer source inspections within ISO 9001 guidelines
  • Comply with customer specifications and ISO regulatory requirements.
  • Prepared necessary documentations based on ISO standards.
  • Prepared Quality Assurance Documentation for ISO audit
  • Performed quality control duties per ISO 9000 standards to meet customer needs, prevent waste of product, and increase profitability.
  • Conduct daily internal audits on product packaging, safety and quality to ensure ISO 9000 and ISO 22000 are maintained.
  • Assured successful auditory compliance with several regulatory agencies such as: AAMI / ISO, BSI, and the FDA.
  • Performed physical testing on bases and catalysts for a Class II medical device manufacturer according to FDA and ISO regulations.
  • Trained manufacturing personnel to MIL Standards & ISO requirements, performed testing as required, assisted in writing test procedures.
  • Assisted in writing Work Instructions, Procedures, & the Quality Control Plans to get ISO 9001:2008 certifications.
  • Performed Process and Product Audits and started doing Internal Audits to get areas ready for ISO 9001 Audits.
  • Followed behind the production crews as they fabricated and installed spools from the ISO's in our packages.

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12. Test Procedures

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Test procedure i defined as a tool for conducting an experiment to analyze or observe the specifications of a process or application.

Here's how Test Procedures is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Performed wet chemistry testing to evaluate new or non-routine chemical test procedures, or to evaluate/validate equipment.
  • Revamp existing test procedures to eliminate single device and incorporate multiple device expediency.
  • Supported, managed and documented engineering test procedures for customized product builds.
  • Verify test procedures are performed in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Developed automated test procedures using Rational Test Suite.
  • Monitored quality of products through established test procedures.
  • Implemented operational changes in test procedures.
  • Lead technician in test department resolving problems and writing/upgrading error-free test procedures on 15 various analog and 5 digital boards.
  • Performed various testing, on a variety of plastics, per test procedures and according to a specific work schedule.
  • Used proper equipment to test and evaluate the materials or products and record data from test procedures and inspections.
  • Reduced overtime by 30% by mastering test procedures within the first month of becoming a Quality Control Technician.
  • Assisted Quality team members to ensure the use of test procedures and final inspection on the production floor.
  • Verify that all Leads and inspectors are in compliance and are following all test procedures as per specifications.
  • Conducted all laboratory testing in general accordance with ASTM, AASHTO, CRD, and Tx-DOT test procedures.
  • Maintain equipment, reagents and other stock to assure the quality and accuracy of laboratory test procedures.
  • Developed and implemented test procedures to test various types of microwave devices and antenna systems.
  • Develop processes and test procedures to ensure quality, and designed production test equipment.
  • Originated test procedures, designed and built test equipment, and managed calibration intervals.
  • Prepared and maintained documents and reports related to test procedure and test results.
  • Monitored chemical and physical test procedures and reports on flexible graphite products.

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13. Osha

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Osha stands for Occupational Safety and Health Administration that is a large regulatory agency based in the USA. This agency was created in 1971 and its basic aim is to ensure safe and healthy working conditions for working men and women. Osha had the authority of doing surprise visits to inspect and examine the working conditions in workplaces. They have been successful in reducing injury rates and improving worker conditions.

Here's how Osha is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Performed duties as OSHA safety coordinator for 2nd production shift as safety and emergency evacuation coordinator.
  • Followed all safety procedures as designated according to OSHA regulations and lab requirements.
  • Implemented safety oriented procedural and equipment changes towards OSHA compliance.
  • Illustrated safety, promoted ergonomics, and achieved OSHA certification.
  • Ensured safety standards within OSHA regulatory compliance.
  • Certified in OSHA 10 and 30 hours, Hazardous Material 40 hours, Tank Fabrication, CPR and First Aid.
  • Maintained departmental adherence to Federal and State safety regulations such as DOT, OSHA, EPA and plant EHS.
  • Compiled and recorded test data in laboratory database in compliance with company, OSHA and EPA standards and policies.
  • Follow EPA and OSHA mandates to ensure the proper, safe disposal of hazardous samples and waste.
  • Complied with and responded to OSHA, FDA, MCA, and internal inspections and audits.
  • Inspect contractors work progress and made sure work was being performed in accordance to OSHA regulations.
  • Conducted in house and job site OSHA, DOT, SWPPP and company safety inspections.
  • Implement Standard Operating Procedures for laboratory safety in accordance with OSHA and FDA protocol.
  • Participated in various OSHA and job site training programs to ensure company- wide compliance.
  • Maintained a clean and safe work environment and followed all OSHA regulations daily.
  • Ensured all incoming shipments were checked in following strict DOT and OSHA guidelines.
  • Ensured all OSHA and HazMat standards, rules, and regulations were met.
  • Audited OSHA compliance needs and conducted Job Safety Analysis for corporate office labs.
  • Sorted and disposed of hazardous materials according to OSHA and EPA regulations.
  • Performed environmental health and safety audits to ensure OSHA requirements were met.

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14. Data Entry

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Data entry means entering data into a company's system with the help of a keyboard. A person responsible for entering data may also be asked to verify the authenticity of the data being entered. A person doing data entry must pay great attention to tiny details.

Here's how Data Entry is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Update databases using data entry systems for upper management according company's database policy and procedures.
  • Created online marketing product descriptions; performed data entry for online advertising using in-house software.
  • Performed data entry and categorized experimental results using Microsoft Excel and the FileMaker database.
  • Analyze laboratory finished products and raw ingredients to acquire quality results for data entry.
  • Performed data entry and quality data analysis for the creation Quality Control reporting.
  • Completed related documentation, paperwork, and data entry to support inspection procedures.
  • Performed data entry and formulated reports demonstrating results for the quality control manager.
  • Completed testing documentation and data entry as required for procedures and tests performed.
  • Performed data entry into computer spreadsheets to maintain records and information.
  • Performed data entry, calibrated thermometers, and investigated incident reports.
  • Performed data entry and interpreted results; ensured acceptability of products.
  • Developed effective procedures for Quality Control data entry and tracking.
  • Manage computer data entry for incoming and outgoing inventory.
  • Maintained/upgraded database for more efficient data entry and retrieval.
  • Involved in general laboratory maintenance and data entry.
  • Performed data entry and prepared end-of-day result reports.
  • Conduct data entry and interpretation as required.
  • Recognized potential data entry errors in database.
  • Performed alphanumeric data entry into database.
  • Performed data management and data entry.

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15. Troubleshoot

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Troubleshooting is the process of analyzing and fixing any kind of problem in a system or a machine. Troubleshooting is the detailed yet quick search in the system for the main source of an issue and solving it.

Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Worked in conjunction with Quality Engineer to troubleshoot quality issues that arose during manufacturing process and initiated corrective actions.
  • Tested all company products and if necessary troubleshoot production inconsistencies.
  • Operate and troubleshoot laboratory instruments and computers used in testing.
  • Performed troubleshoot on electronic systems and performed repairs.
  • Performed cable installations and troubleshoot service problems.
  • Reviewed schematics to troubleshoot manufacturing issues.
  • Helped technicians troubleshoot production parts.
  • Monitored and troubleshoot lamination machine.
  • Calibrate and troubleshoot medical devices.
  • Performed batch record audits, specific troubleshoot testing with respect to assay performance issues, and released product to fill.
  • Supported trial and trouble-shooting of system to increase machine efficiency as well as performed troubleshoot on PLC based automated machinery.
  • Add the proper amount of chemicals, operate process controls, and troubleshoot equipment used in the polymerization process.
  • Coordinated annual audits of 25 assembly lines and troubleshoot line issues when necessary and maintained standard operating procedures.
  • Worked closely with both foreman and their co-workers to supervise and troubleshoot plant issues in different areas.
  • Located and utilized equipment manuals and help programs to troubleshoot difficulties with both older and newer equipment.
  • Recommend corrective actions to production Team Leads and/or production Supervisor in order to troubleshoot and correct problems.
  • Test, troubleshoot, and diagnose any faulty burners, controls, or wiring on finished product.
  • Inspect, test, and troubleshoot electric and manual liquid-dispensing pipettes to ensure precise volume measurements.
  • Test, troubleshoot and repair electronic systems to component level, FPGA & BGA boards.
  • Test and troubleshoot (if needed) circuit boards to consistently meet production schedules.

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16. Test Scripts

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Test scripts validate the quality of the software or app being tested. An effective test script has all the steps to be taken to use a software program as well as the ending result of each step.

Here's how Test Scripts is used in Quality Control Technician jobs:
  • Created and executed systems and integration test scripts.
  • Performed Requirement Specification/Analysis, Test Planning, Test Scripts Preparation and Execution, Defect Management.
  • Authored and manually executed test scripts with expected results including regression testing.
  • Debugged automated test scripts increasing efficiency while reducing execution test time.
  • Developed automation test scripts using Selenium WebDriver and Java.
  • Developed and executed automated test scripts for regression testing.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Quality Control Technician

Raw Materials8.6%
Quality Standards6.7%
Lab Equipment6.6%
Quality Control Tests6.2%
Test Results5.7%
Quality Products4.3%
GMP4.1%
Food Safety3.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Quality Control Technician

RankascdescSkillascdescPercentage of ResumesPercentageascdesc
1
1
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
8.6%
8.6%
2
2
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
6.7%
6.7%
3
3
Lab Equipment
Lab Equipment
6.6%
6.6%
4
4
Quality Control Tests
Quality Control Tests
6.2%
6.2%
5
5
Test Results
Test Results
5.7%
5.7%
6
6
Quality Products
Quality Products
4.3%
4.3%
7
7
GMP
GMP
4.1%
4.1%
8
8
Food Safety
Food Safety
3.9%
3.9%
9
9
Customer Service
Customer Service
3.2%
3.2%
10
10
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
3.1%
3.1%
11
11
ISO
ISO
2.9%
2.9%
12
12
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Osha
Osha
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
Data Entry
Data Entry
2.3%
2.3%
15
15
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
2.2%
2.2%
16
16
Test Scripts
Test Scripts
2%
2%
17
17
FDA
FDA
1.9%
1.9%
18
18
Astm
Astm
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Test Methods
Test Methods
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
R
R
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
Product Quality
Product Quality
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
PH Meter
PH Meter
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
Viscosity
Viscosity
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
Safety Standards
Safety Standards
1.4%
1.4%
25
25
Hplc
Hplc
1.4%
1.4%
26
26
Quality Checks
Quality Checks
1.3%
1.3%
27
27
Final Product
Final Product
1.3%
1.3%
28
28
Production Process
Production Process
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Environmental Monitoring
Environmental Monitoring
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
PPE
PPE
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
Haccp
Haccp
1.1%
1.1%
32
32
Lims
Lims
1%
1%
33
33
Test Equipment
Test Equipment
1%
1%
34
34
Accurate Records
Accurate Records
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Internal Audit
Internal Audit
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Product Specifications
Product Specifications
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
UV
UV
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Chemistry
Chemistry
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Customer Complaints
Customer Complaints
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
SQF
SQF
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Gc
Gc
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Ftir
Ftir
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Product Samples
Product Samples
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
CMM
CMM
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
USP
USP
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
SPC
SPC
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
In-Process Materials
In-Process Materials
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
PC
PC
0.6%
0.6%

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