Quality Controllers are mainly employed by companies who make or service equipment, tools, pipework etc. for the oil and gas industry. They are responsible for making sure that technical quality standards are being met and that company/industry quality procedures and controls are being followed.
Develops and updates quality control standards and procedures.
Conducts visual and measurement tests, rejecting materials, etc. which do not conform to quality and industry standards.
Documents test/inspection results by completing reports and logs.
Ensures equipment used within the test and inspection process is properly calibrated.
Produces reports of defects and problems and makes sure remedial actions/follow-ups are carried out and closed out.
Prepares inspection schedules to ensure delivery deadlines are met.
How this role fits in with the rest of the industry.
Goods and equipment for the oil and gas industry must meet very strict technical quality standards and this role has a key part to play in making sure goods and equipment are fit for purpose and safe.
Basic entry requirements include (necessary)
HNC/HND, technical Apprenticeship or equivalent
Experience of working in an assembly/ manufacturing environment
Employers might also look for (desirable)
Qualification in Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Typical starting salary may be in the region of
AED25,000 - AED30,000
Typical Salary once experienced
AED35,000 - AED50,000
QA Controller/Manager, Quality Manager, Quality Management Advisor