Quality control managers are responsible for ensuring manufactured products meet set standards of quality, reliability and performance. Their job description entails setting and implementing internal/external quality requirements to ensure company products/services meet customer expectations.
- Establish quality procedures, standards, and specifications for a company
- Collaborate with an organization’s purchasing manager to ensure raw materials from external suppliers meet quality requirement.
- Ensure manufacturing processes are in compliance with both national and international standards of production
- Collect, compile, and analyze relevant quality statistical data to obtain information regarding quality performance
- Supervise technicians, analysts, and other quality control staff to ensure they perform their duties in line with established quality procedures
- Monitor product development processes to identify deviations from quality policies
- Conduct tests to verify the quality of raw materials and finished products
- Review existing process and product specification to identify the need for improvement or upgrade
- Approve compliant products and reject defective ones
- Prepare and present reports to update upper management on quality activities
- Maintain proper records of quality test, procedures and standards.
- Education and Training: To become a quality Control manager, you require a Bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences.
- Analytical Skill: Quality control managers are able to conduct tests to ensure a product or material falls within established quality specification
- Leadership: They are able to lead team of quality Control
- Interpersonal Skill: They are able to work with team of quality Control personnel to make sure raw materials and final products meet set standards of quality
- Organizational Skill: They are adept at planning and developing standards, procedures, and best practices for ensuring product quality.