Career outlook for quality manager
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
If you’re committed to improving business performance and meticulous about meeting standards and requirements, a career as a quality manager could be for you.
Whenever you buy something, whether it be food, a product or a service, you want to know it’s safe and fit for purpose. Quality managers are employed by an organisation to ensure that the product or service they provide meets all internal and external requirements.
What you’ll do
- Make sure the product or service is fit for purpose
- Develop quality procedures and standards
- Make sure customer needs are met
- Make sure any processes meet required standards
- Find ways to reduce waste and increase efficiency
- Gather data on performance and produce statistical reports
- Measure performance and identify and put into practice any improvements needed
- Train and manage staff
UK employment status
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- Building relationships
- Verbal communication
- Written communication
- Problem solving
- Attention to detail
- Developing a plan
- Time management
- Taking responsibility
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