Material quality inspector - Salary and Career
Production Control Technicians

Material quality inspector - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They inspect the receipt and organize the storage and movement of inputs, verify compliance of processes, release products and services, work in accordance with technical, quality and safety standards and procedures and demonstrate mastery of specific technical knowledge in the area.

How much does an Material quality inspector earn

A Material quality inspector earns between $1.244 and $7.889 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.763 and a median salary of $1.805 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 67.726 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Material quality inspector

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.763 33.154 691 13
1º Quartile 1.244 14.926 311 6
Median Salary 1.805 21.660 451 8
3º Quartile 6.016 72.195 1.504 28
Higher Salary 7.889 94.664 1.972 37

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • other mid-level technicians
      • middle level technicians in industrial operations
        • production control technicians

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Main workplaces

Production Control Technicians they exercise their functions in agricultural, industrial, commercial and service companies, as salaried employees, with a formal contract. They work individually, with occasional supervision, indoors, in shifts, during the day and night. They may remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods, work at great heights and may be exposed to the action of toxic materials, radiation, intense noise and high temperatures. In the development of some activities, they may be subject to special conditions, such as confined work.

What does it take to work in the field of Production Control Technicians

For the exercise of these occupations, a minimum of high school education is required, plus basic qualification courses, which can vary from two hundred to four hundred class hours. The full performance of the activities occurs after one or two years of experience.

Functions and activities of Material quality inspector

Production Control Technicians must:

  • inspect inputs receipt;
  • release products and services;
  • inspect input receipt;
  • check process conformity;
  • work safely;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • inspect receipt of inputs;
  • check process compliance;
  • have technical knowledge;
  • organize storage and handling of inputs;
  • organize storage and movement of inputs;

  • Activities

    • identify input with storage address;
    • request storage of inputs;
    • check transportation conditions, hygiene, availability and time;
    • identify storage location;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • check hygienic and cleaning conditions of storage places;
    • check conditions of use of tools and instruments;
    • select storage area;
    • check maximum storage capacity limit;
    • inspect hygiene and cleanliness;
    • update receipt controls;
    • check input receipt documents;
    • evaluate unloading conditions;
    • check the hygienic and cleanliness conditions of the storage places;
    • check the place of receipt, according to the characteristics of the inputs;
    • select instruments and work tools;
    • perform inspections and tests;
    • check input specifications;
    • control environmental conditions in the process;
    • acquire skills in using the quality tool (statistics);
    • implement corrective actions for market complaints;
    • acting responsibly;
    • issue product and service release;
    • handle microcomputers;
    • check the location of receipt, according to the characteristics of the inputs;
    • check product specifications, as per standard;
    • maintain credibility;
    • request preventive and corrective actions regarding safety;
    • meet legal and technical deadlines for product and service release;
    • apply quality tools;
    • monitor compliance with rules and procedures;
    • show technical ability;
    • send samples for analysis;
    • analyze process control reports;
    • collect samples;
    • report unsafe working conditions;
    • handle instruments and work tools safely;
    • operate laboratory equipment;
    • issue product and service release;
    • operate mail sorting machine;
    • register non-conforming inputs;
    • inform responsible persons about non-conforming products and services;
    • use epi, according to safety standards;
    • teamwork;

    Sectors that hire Material quality inspector the most in the job market

    • temporary labor lease
    • slaughter of birds
    • tests and technical analysis
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • clothing parts making
    • installation, maintenance and repair services for motor vehicle accessories
    • refrigerator - pig slaughter
    • refrigerator - cattle slaughter
    • manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
    • engineering services

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