Job Title

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

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Sector:
Minimum Education Level: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Percent of Total Jobs in Industry: 0.31%
Employed in Industry Group: 1972
Change (Over 10 Years): 231

Job Description

water management samplers testers weighers

Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers, often called quality-control inspectors or another, similar name, ensure that your food will not make you sick, that your car will run properly, and that your pants will not split the first time you wear them. These workers monitor or audit quality standards for virtually all manufactured products, including foods, textiles, clothing, glassware, motor vehicles, electronic components, computers, and structural steel. Regardless of title, all inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers work to guarantee the quality of the goods their company’s product.

WHAT SKILLS & TRAINING ARE NEEDED?

FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS:

Perceptual Speed: Having the ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of products.

Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Attention to Detail: Requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

TRAINING:

These occupations usually require a high school diploma or GED.

HOW DO I KNOW IF THIS IS A GOOD FIT FOR ME?

  • You like to follow a routine.
  • You pay close attention to detail.
  • You enjoy working indoors.

WHERE CAN I PURSUE ALIGNED TRAINING?

ON-THE-JOB TRAINING