A certification given by the American Society for Quality to engineers who are professionally educated in quality engineering and quality control.
They are trained in researching and preventing unnecessary costs through lack of quality, lost production costs, lost market share due to poor quality, etc. They possess the knowledge needed to setup quality control circles, assess potential quality risks, and evaluate human factors and natural process variation.
- Management and Leadership in Quality Engineering
- Quality Systems Development, Implementation, and Verification
- Planning, Controlling, and Assuring Product and Process Quality
- Reliability and Risk Management
- Problem Solving and Quality Improvement
- Quantitative Methods
- Fundamental understanding of quality philosophies, principles, systems, methods, tools, standards, organizational and team dynamics, customer expectations and satisfaction, supplier relations and performance, leadership, training, interpersonal relationships, improvement systems and professional ethics.
- The audit process including types of audits, planning, preparation, execution, reporting results and follow-up.
- Develop and implement quality programs, including tracking, analyzing, reporting and problem solving.
- Reliability, maintainability, and risk management.
- Problem-solving and quality improvement tools and techniques.
- Will be able to acquire and analyze data using appropriate standard quantitative methods across a spectrum of business environments.