Quality Assurance Manager

Quality Assurance Managers ensure that clean energy products meet established standards, are consistently acceptable, and maintain company profitability and efficiency by minimizing waste and defects and maximizing customer satisfaction.

EXAMPLE SCENARIO

A Quality Assurance Manager is establishing a new standard for assembling electric vehicle batteries based on customer feedback. Measurements and tests are modified and assembly and inspection equipment are calibrated to obey the new standards. It takes several weeks for the plant to become acclimated to the new processes but customer complaints have decreased as a result and the plant improves their standard of quality.

TYPICAL TASKS SRC

  • Collect and analyze production samples to evaluate quality.
  • Identify critical points in the manufacturing process and specify sampling procedures to be used at these points.
  • Monitor performance of quality control systems to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Instruct staff in quality control and analytical procedures.
  • Produce reports regarding nonconformance of products or processes, daily production quality, root cause analyses, or quality trends.
    • EXAMPLE JOB TITLES SRC

      Lab Manager, Quality Control Manager, Quality Control Supervisor, Quality Manager

MEDIAN PAY SRC

$97,140

EDUCATION & TRAINING LEVEL

Bachelor’s Degree, Six Sigma certifications (recommended)

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

3-5 years

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

Communication Skills, Math Skills, Analytical Skills, Organizational Skills, Management Skills, Decision-Making Skills, Detail Oriented

SIMILAR OCCUPATIONS

Supplier Quality Manager, Design Assurance Manager