Originally posted by: Wyvern
The 2 QA engineers represent different functions:
One represents design - Focus on Product
One represents manufacturing - Focus on Process
I'm seeing a move away from "QA Engineering" as it was towards overall "Compliance Engineering" - which your QA guys may cover?
I see the need for manufacturing QA / QC input, but with "design QA", need to be sure who is covering things like:
- compliance with requirements
- compliance with standards (internal, external, technical, non-technical)
- legal compliance
- product safety
- EMC (if applicable)
- functional safety (if applicable)
I suppose some of thee can be covered by "Engineer", but your processes and procedures should ideally spell these things out so you can check competence of staff to carry out the requisite elements of the review.
EUR ING Graham Kenyon CEng MIET TechIOSH
Principal and Proprietor,
G Kenyon Technology