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QA Industry Overview


Quality-assurance (QA) professionals are the ones who make sure the job is done right -- whether their QA job involves manufacturing a product, making a mortgage loan or creating a safe car.

In QA work, metrics and statistical methods are used to inspect, test and analyze products, procedures and processes.Jobs in QA are varied:

  • A materials inspector job involves finding problems and imperfections in manufactured products.
  • A mechanical inspector’s job is to check the fit, movement and operation of machines.
  • A tester’s job is to see how products hold up under use and to find ways of making products more reliable.
  • A sorter’s job is to separate goods into categories, such as length, color or fabric type.
  • A sampler’s job is to inspect portions of a product for problems or defects.
  • A weigher’s job is to measure the weight of materials used to manufacture goods.
  • A QA manager’s job involves finding and correcting product defects.
  • A QA engineer’s job is to apply mathematical and statistical modeling to manufacturing challenges.

QA Job Market


The BLS forecasts that QA job opportunities will grow 8 percent between 2010 and 2020, more slowly than the rate for all occupations. QA employment will be strongest in the pharmaceutical and medical-equipment industries, the BLS says.

As manufacturers automate their QA processes, some jobs in QA will disappear, but QA processes involving subjective judgments like taste, smell, appearance or texture will continue to be done by humans.

QA Salaries


QA jobs in manufacturing are done primarily by hourly workers who earned a median wage of $15.88 in 2010. The lowest-paid 10 percent earned less than $9.68, while the best-paid 10 percent earned more than $26.72, the BLS says.

QA managers’ jobs pay a much higher median salary -- $89,500 in 2012, according to a 2012 salary survey by the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Adding an ASQ certification can add as much as $10,000 to a quality manager’s salary.

The median QA engineer salary is $75,000, with an additional $4,200 for certification, the ASQ says.

QA technicians’ jobs pay a median of $45,000, with an additional $1,700 for certification, the ASQ reports.
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Description DISH's Quality Assurance team ensures compliance with DISH's desired levels of quality and service. State-of-the -art QA facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, Suwanee, GA and Denver, CO use statistical sampling, and advanced quality assurance engineering tools to validate DISH hardware streams before distribution to customers. Requirements QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job ...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The IHS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and services. ...
Establish and maintain facility site quality policy and objectives. * Serve as the Site Quality Management Representative. * Assure Good Manufacturing Practice compliance for plant and laboratory operations and manufacturing records. * Responsible for systematic review and maintenance of site Quality System components in accordance with corporate policies, procedures, programs, applicable gover...
. Safety Specialist needed for Miami, FL! Responsible for company and plant safety; focuses on implementing programs to prevent injuries or health impairment. Performs assignments that require analysis and interpretation of data and regulations, identification of probable causes and possible remedial actions including most promising opportunities for correction. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBIL...
JOB DESCRIPTION: Serves as ISO Management Representative, Food Safety Team Leader, and SPC/SAP/QAUTO Representative. Directs and coordinates activities concerned with development, implementation, application, maintenance and continual improvement of the ISO/Food Safety, SPC/SAP/QAUTO Management System.  Manage the ISO management system and direct team members as required to demonstrate contin...
Performs quality control checks and helps maintain customer requirements according to specification in bottle weights and various dimensions such as wall thickness, flash, plastic distribution, concavity, convexity or crooked sections. Makes adjustments to correct and/or eliminate defects. Monitors and performs necessary setting adjustments such as heat controls, cooling water temperatures, press...
We’re looking for a smart, detail-oriented and creative software validation and quality engineer who will be motivated by being part of a high-caliber team building meaningful software products for our bio-pharma customers. You will be responsible for validating our cloud-based platform (http://www.trialnetworks.com/platform/overview) and participating in quality process development. Highly motiva...
Sentara Virginia Beach General Occupational Health is seeking a Registered Nurse for a Full Time Day Shift Team Coordinator position. Job Summary/Purpose: The Occupational Health Services Team Coordinator is a registered nurse responsible for providing direct leadership for and oversight to assigned Occupational Health Service location(s) and team members consistent with the mission, goals, and...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH Network Service (DNS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The DNS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and servic...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH Network Service (DNS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The DNS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and servic...
Description DISH supports more than 150 In-Home Service (IHS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The IHS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and services. ...
ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company with operations in 21 states, Puerto Rico, and internationally. ATK delivers affordable innovation in developing and manufacturing highly engineered products and solutions to our customers around the world. ATK Defense Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocke...
IMMEDIATE OPENING with a successful employee friendly plastics company EXCELLENT BENEFITS - 100% paid medical insurance for the employee, 401k, paid holidays, paid personal time off, paid vacation MUST HAVE: SAFETY/RISK MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE IN A MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT JOB SUMMARY: The position works cross-functionally to lead both proactive and reactive Risk Management activities as well a...
HSI and the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Project Management Office in Raleigh, NC are seeking a contractor for 1 year. Local candidates only. This resource will be utilized on various projects within DOT. The main responsibilities of this position include the following: perform in role of Project Manager, life cycle management, prepare and conduct status reporting and exec...
Siter-Neubauer & Associates is currently conducting a search for Quality Assurance Engineering Manager: My Client is a manufacturer of Capital Equipment that is in the Orthopedic Operating Room. They are seeking qualified candidates for their Quality Engineering Manager position located in the South Peninsula area of Northern California. This management position requires quality assurance experi...
Position Summary: To ensure compliance of the documented quality system to specified requirements (internal and external), promote and facilitate continuous improvement, and provide general support to the facility for interpretation and application of internal and external quality program standards. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: __X__ Has Direct Reports ____ Does Not Have Direct Reports P...
Position Summary: Review and provide input for supplier selection activities including supplier evaluation and quality systems audits. Will coordinate supplier process capability programs for new components, processes, assemblies or purchased finished goods. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: Reports directly to the Division Quality Manager. Will work with internal staff and outside suppliers, ...
Inspects products and compiles and evaluates statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products. Essential Functions: - Selects products and tests product for variety of qualities such as dimensions, flash, short shots, contamination, burns, and color. -Records test data, applying statistical quality control procedures as prescribed in the Quality Control manual. -Evalu...
Position Summary: Provide leadership and management for the quality function and sustain the quality philosophy and lean culture for the division at the plant level. Establish, maintain and optimize an effective quality management system. Implement the division’s quality plan at the plant level to achieve the divisions overall quality objectives. Enhance and improve the Division’s products and se...
Summary: The site Lean Leader is responsible for coordinating continuous improvement initiatives across all aspects of the business through coaching, training and project leadership. Responsible for changing mindsets, identifying opportunities, facilitating improvements, project follow through, sustainment and best practice sharing. Essential Functions: Works with site leadership & the Lean func...

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