Quality Control Supervisor

Supervise the workers in inspecting and processing photographic materials.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Quality Control Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting, testing, and processing photographic materials and conducts tests to establish and maintain quality standards: Instructs workers in use of equipment and procedures and tours department to evaluate quality of work. Performs tests on film strips to determine photographic density, using densitometer, and records readings on chart to plot changes from established norms. Computes setup time factors for printing equipment to determine optional settings for color and density, using mathematical formulas, and sets up or notifies other workers to set up equipment accordingly. Authorizes adjustments when workers report significant change in temperature readings of equipment. Inspects equipment to detect mechanical malfunctioning and confers with maintenance personnel to authorize and schedule repairs. Advises management on adaptability of new processes or purchase of new equipment. Studies production records, company operational reports, customer comments, and manufacturers’ recommendations for use and operation of photographic equipment to establish quality control standards. Prepares reports, such as budget of operational expenses, stock inventories, and personnel evaluation and submits reports to management. Confers with administrative and technical personnel to coordinate interdepartmental workflow. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Quality Control Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Color Control Supervisor, Computer Numerical Control Supervisor, Quality Supervisor

    How to Become a
    Quality Control Supervisor

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