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Any product or material before supplying to the end users must be checked for quality. During the quality inspection the product is tested for manufacturing defects and quality variations. All types of manufactured goods such as textiles, food products, automobiles, electronic devices, glassware, computers and various appliances are to be examined by experienced and reliable quality checking inspectors prior to shipping. The professionals who inspect the quality of the products are clear about the specifications of the products. During the inspection process they ensure that the supplier has met all the production standards and also they observe the various manufacturing activities. Wherever necessary the inspectors recommend changes or modifications in the process. After testing the quality, quantity, dimensions and other parameters of the finished goods the inspectors either accept or reject the goods. They ensure that the products that fail to meet the specifications provide by the buyer are completely removed. The inspectors will have detailed discussion with the production team of the supplier regarding their findings during the inspection. The quality checking inspectors finally prepare the detailed report and submit the same to the buyer along with test data.
Work of Quality Control Inspectors
The inspectors who conduct the quality inspection of the finished products make use of different types of tools as well as measuring devices depending on the type of the product they check. Electronic inspection equipments are widely used by the quality checking inspectors. After recording the findings during their inspection, if they find that the particular product is defective, they take up the matter with the production team and assist them to analyze the defects and to take corrective measures. If the company has fully automated inspection process, their inspection system will be installed at different sections of the production process. In such cases the inspectors will monitor the equipment and review the output. They will conduct quality checks at random. The nature of work of the quality check inspector will vary depending on the industry as well as size of the manufacturing unit. The inspector may be examining batches of same products or a variety of products in one shift. In some types of industries the QC inspectors may have to sit in one place throughout the shift and go through the data printouts. In pharmaceutical as well as food industries the quality checking inspectors will be working in highly sophisticated environments whereas those who are working in the heavy industries may have to work amidst noise of machines and also they may have to be at various places during a shift.
Effectively prevents quality issues
Inspection of quality of the final product is an essential part of Quality Control and as a result of the inspection the manufacturer can verify and confirm the product’s quality at different stages of manufacturing and also prior to shipping of the products. Quality problems can be prevented to a great extent by thoroughly examining the product before it is taken out of the factory premises. Each company will standardize its quality control process by tailoring the inspection procedure to their requirements. QC Inspection is carried out in order to confirm that the product meets the various requirements and is produced as per international standards.