Quality control lab analyst - Salary and Career
Production Control Technicians

Quality control lab analyst - 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 Quality control lab analyst earn

A Quality control lab analyst earns between $1.497 and $8.955 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.455 and a median salary of $2.675 according to an Averwage.com 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 36.215 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Quality control lab analyst

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.455 41.460 864 16
1º Quartile 1.497 17.965 374 7
Median Salary 2.675 32.104 669 13
3º Quartile 6.830 81.956 1.707 32
Higher Salary 8.955 107.463 2.239 42

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 Quality control lab analyst

Production Control Technicians must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Quality control lab analyst the most in the job market

    • temporary labor lease
    • manufacture of allopathic medicines for human use
    • refrigerator - cattle slaughter
    • engineering services
    • call services activities
    • retail sale of new cars, vans and utility vehicles
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • manufacture of raw sugar
    • development of computer programs and software in general
    • slaughter of birds

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