This sample quality assurance resume is written in the chronological style, which means it includes work history and education sections, but no summary of skills.
I tend to prefer the combination format because it offers more flexibility in terms of how you showcase yourself, and it makes your most crucial skills easy to find at a glance. However, the chronological style is a completely reasonable option for a job seeker who has a solid work history.
Justin Anyone firstname.lastname@example.org 58 Any Street, City, State (555) 000-0000
Quality assurance lab technologist with six years of experience in the paper industry. Proven track record of reducing customer claims and improving product consistency.
Paper Quality Technician ABC Manufacturing Company, City, State
Successfully maintained paper inspection process at ISO 9001 certified plant; responsible for analysis of 500,000 square meters of paper per week
Reduced customer claims by 20% through improvements in claim tracking trend analysis and paper inspection process
Communicated with customers regarding quality related issues, troubleshooting any problems and taking appropriate corrective actions
Provide internal technical service and support to a broad range of departments, including sales, production and logistics
Internal auditor for ISO 9001 system; annually perform 6-10 quality system audits in a variety of departments and report findings to management
Conduct visits to supplier sites for planning and problem resolution
Used Six Sigma project management techniques to support site Six Sigma projects, which improved product consistency by 10%
Skilled with a variety of paper quality inspections and tests including weight, strength, color and porosity
Designed and implemented Access based database to track and analyze paper quality results
Accurately maintain and calibrate testing equipment
Six Sigma Green Belt XYZ Corporate Training, City, State
Microsoft Access Course Faketown College, City, State
Bachelor of Science Degree, Chemistry Anytown University, City, State
Here is an explanation of why this chronological quality assurance resume was formatted in this specific style.
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