11-3051.01 - Quality Control Systems Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate quality assurance programs. Formulate quality control policies and control quality of laboratory and production efforts.
- Stop production if serious product defects are present.
- Review statistical studies, technological advances, or regulatory standards and trends to stay abreast of issues in the field of quality control.
- Generate and maintain quality control operating budgets.
- Evaluate new testing and sampling methodologies or technologies to determine usefulness.
- Coordinate the selection and implementation of quality control equipment, such as inspection gauges.
- Collect and analyze production samples to evaluate quality.
- Verify that raw materials, purchased parts or components, in-process samples, and finished products meet established testing and inspection standards.
- Review quality documentation necessary for regulatory submissions and inspections.
- Review and update standard operating procedures or quality assurance manuals.
- Produce reports regarding nonconformance of products or processes, daily production quality, root cause analyses, or quality trends.
- Participate in the development of product specifications.
- Instruct vendors or contractors on quality guidelines, testing procedures, or ways to eliminate deficiencies.
- Identify quality problems or areas for improvement and recommend solutions.
- Instruct staff in quality control and analytical procedures.
- Identify critical points in the manufacturing process and specify sampling procedures to be used at these points.
- Document testing procedures, methodologies, or criteria.
- Direct the tracking of defects, test results, or other regularly reported quality control data.
- Create and implement inspection and testing criteria or procedures.
- Communicate quality control information to all relevant organizational departments, outside vendors, or contractors.
- Analyze quality control test results and provide feedback and interpretation to production management or staff.
- Oversee workers including supervisors, inspectors, or laboratory workers engaged in testing activities.
- Monitor performance of quality control systems to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.
- Direct product testing activities throughout production cycles.
- Review and approve quality plans submitted by contractors.
- Audit and inspect subcontractor facilities including external laboratories.
- Monitor development of new products to help identify possible problems for mass production.
- Confer with marketing and sales departments to define client requirements and expectations.
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Management skills are broadly applicable and our graduates go on to a wide range of professions in both the public and private sector. The major is also designed to help those thinking of starting their own business or aiding a family business. Finally, many students find the broad business training of the management major a helpful foundation for future graduate study.
The curriculum is designed for persons who seek employment in the accounting field or for those presently in accounting who wish to increase their knowledge and update their skills. Job opportunities include accounting trainee, accounting technician, junior accountant, and accountant.
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This curriculum is designed for individuals who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program in business administration with a major in accounting, business management, decision science and management, information systems, finance, marketing, etc.
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The certificate programs provide course work that gives students the skills to sit for one or more certification exams administered by the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation (ACAT).
Students planning to pursue a B.S. in Business Administration from a four-year college/university are advised to pursue TCC's general A.S. degree in Business Administration (plan code 213).
The management/entrepreneurship concentration empowers students to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and complementary skill set needed to provide creative solutions for new ventures and existing organizations. Students gain knowledge of entrepreneurial and design concepts useful for questioning assumptions, exploring alternatives and developing creative solutions.
The management/international management concentration allows students to pursue an interest in the global nature of today's business world. A variety of opportunities for international study within and outside the university are available. Students in the management/international management concentration are encouraged to enrich their learning experience by pursuing a minor in international studies or foreign language, studying abroad or taking approved courses outside the School of Business.
The management/business administration concentration provides students with a broad-based study of management and other business disciplines. The course options in the curriculum give students flexibility in developing a program of study that can lead to a variety of entry-level positions in private and public organizations.