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Quality control and planning engineers

Quality control and planning engineers plan production schedules, work sequences, and manufacturing and processing procedures to ensure accuracy, quality and reliability.

£38,616

Median Salary

New workers start around £24,190. Normal pay is £38,616 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £61,821.

Daily Tasks

  • Oversees effective implementation of adopted processes, schedules and procedures.
  • Prepares plan of sequence of operations and completion dates for each phase of production or processing.
  • Analyses plans, drawings, specifications and safety, quality, accuracy, reliability and contractual requirements.
  • Prepares work flow charts for individual departments and compiles detailed instructions on processes, work methods and quality and safety standards for workers.
  • Ensures accuracy of machines, jigs, fixtures, gauges and other manufacturing and testing equipment.
  • Devises inspection, testing and evaluation methods for bought-in materials, components, semi-finished and finished products.

Skills employers are asking for

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Learning
  • Active Listening
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Speaking
  • Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Science

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