Want to become a quality controller?

Are you thinking of becoming a quality controller? Find out if quality controller is the right job for you. Get answers to the following questions: What does a quality controller do? What personality traits do quality controllers have? Will robots replace quality controllers? How much does a quality controller earn and is it a job in high demand?

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What does a quality controller do?

A quality controller carries out tests to establish the quality of raw materials, bulk stocks of semi-manufactured products, and end products. Which activities will you be conducting? By means of quality requirements and procedures, you continuously check the arriving goods, manufacturing and end product. You are proactive and take action to prevent and/or remedy complaints. You are responsible for the applicable quality requirements and you do not release the product/process if you believe the quality cannot be ensured. Additionally, you supervise the use of protective equipment during production. Often, you carry out the tasks in the distribution or production environment itself. You record your findings in reports.


What personality traits do quality controllers have?

There are two characteristics many quality controllers have in common. Quality controllers are often highly inquisitive (score highly in the INVESTIGATIVE category) and process-oriented (score highly in the CONVENTIONAL category). Do you have the same personality? Perhaps the profession of quality controller would suit you.

Curious which professions are characterised by the same two personality traits as quality controllers? Go to the career choice profiles. Here you can find professions with the same profile. But you can also find professions with other characteristics. Which professions do you like and which professions don’t appeal?



Will robots replace quality controllers?

Many jobs will be replaced by robots. How robot-proof are quality controllers? The chances of robotisation of a Quality controller’s activities amount to 61%. This means that there is an AVERAGE CHANCE that the tasks and activities performed by quality controllers will be taken over by robots and smart software within the next 20 years.


Quality controller Vacancies and Salary

Want to find out what you can expect from your next career move as a quality controller? How much does a quality controller earn and is it a job in high demand? You can find out the average annual salary and current vacancies at Adzuna. Adzuna collects all the vacancies for quality controllers in one place and has the largest collection of live salary data.

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