Careers in Genetics: Quality Control Specialist

Working for biotech manufacturing in industry, Quality Control Specialists are detail-oriented professionals who evaluate whether a product meets necessary quality standards and specifications. They measure the quality of materials used throughout production and take detailed notes of each step in the process. They may also be involved in determining the standards to which quality is judged, how often product sampling occurs, and give suggestions for modifications to the manufacturing cycle. Quality Control Specialists are extremely organized individuals who have good communication skills.

myIDP career category: Support of medical and science-related products

Additional Resources:

American Society for Quality
How to Become a Quality Control Specialist
Quality Control Technician

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