Visiting clients' facilities, overseeing the production process,
Finding out erroneous methods or tools being used by workers, manually checking the units produced for defects,
Performing various qualitative tests to check for various desirable characteristics in the products,
Listing down the findings in a report, accepting or rejecting lots produced based on various criteria,
Designing quality control programs for clients, preparing training manuals and quality guidelines if asked for, and performing other tasks as required by the manufacturing engineer.
A quality assurance consultant typically reports to a manufacturing director.
A quality assurance consultant should have an associate's degree or a bachelor's degree.
Excellent academic credentials are essential for quality assurance consultant positions.
Prior experience in this field may be advantageous.