Quality inspection operator - Salary and Career
Production Control Technicians

Quality inspection operator - 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 inspection operator earn

A Quality inspection operator earns between $1.088 and $4.695 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.961 and a median salary of $1.568 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 29.055 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Quality inspection operator

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.961 23.534 490 9
1º Quartile 1.088 13.056 272 5
Median Salary 1.568 18.816 392 7
3º Quartile 3.581 42.966 895 17
Higher Salary 4.695 56.338 1.174 22

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 inspection operator

Production Control Technicians must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Quality inspection operator the most in the job market

    • temporary labor lease
    • tests and technical analysis
    • refrigerator - cattle slaughter
    • driverless car rental
    • manufacture of audio and video reception, playback, recording and amplification devices
    • business management consulting activities
    • manufacture of electronic components
    • hardware and tools retail trade
    • engineering services
    • slaughter of birds

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