Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers


Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.
Also called: Inspector, Quality Control Inspector (QC Inspector), Quality Inspector, Quality Technician

Knowledge:

    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative
  • Self Control

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • Minitab
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
    Industrial control software
  • Coordinate measuring machine software
  • Cybermetrics GAGETrak
    Electronic mail software
  • IBM Notes
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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