Automotive Quality Controller or Supervisor

Automotive Quality Controller or Control Manager

Automotive Quality Assurance Manager

Minimum - ITI graduate or Diploma in Mechanical, Automobile or Electrical Engineering

Certified training for Quality Controller (programme aligned to ASC/Q1605 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

5-7 years of relevant experience

The tasks a Quality Controller is expected to perform include: Monitoring the systems and processes at the dealership or workshop

Testing and inspecting the repair procedures

Maintaining quality standards

Following government guidelines

Planning and organizing to create and maintain quality standards

Proficiency in planning, organizing and scheduling work to manage quality control

Familiarity with the inspection procedure and methods required for verifying the quality of repairs

Well equipped to supervise the close monitoring and appraisal of auto parts, components and materials

Skilled in the use of precision tools and gauges

Fully adept in developing and implementing special programmes to improve the efficiency of daily operations

Ability to maintain co-ordination between managers and supervisors

Knowledge of how to maintain a healthy, safe and secure working environment

Ability to stay abreast with the latest technological advancements in the market

Physically fit

On-the-job training is desirable for ASDC Quality Controller Level 6 certificate holder or holder of Bachelors Degree or Diploma in any discipline

B.E. or B.Tech in Mechanical, Electrical or Automobile engineering

Attention to detail

Ability to work independently and in a team

Hardworking and persistent


Self-directed learner


Good communication skills

It is a field job

May need to handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work is not available and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working is upto 9 hours every day for 6 days a week

May require overtime

Shift system maybe applicable

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

Occupational hazards include physical injury, accidents, back/neck pains, etc.

Health risks include exposure to considerable amount of dust and equipment noise

For candidates with 2 years of experience ?INR24,000 toINR26,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Future Trends in the Automobile Industry

As the auto-shows began in January 2014, the industry promised a blend of technology and automotive. With the recession trend breaking its leashes in the past two years, 2014 was expected to get back on track with the sales of automobiles in the country.

Almost self-governing cars are predicted to be on the streets by 2020.More than half the cars on the streets are going to be powered by diesel by 2020.Industry watcher Gartner indicates that 30 percent of motorists want parking information. The facility is likely to come up after glitches in the infrastructure catch up.

High-Performance Hybrid cars are likely to gain greater popularity among consumers. The Indian automobile industry has a prominent future in India. Apart from meeting the advancing domestic demands, it is penetrating the international market too.

Favoured with various benefits such as globally competitive auto-ancillary industry,production of steel at lowest cost, inexpensive and high skill manpower, entrenched testing and R & D centres etc., the industry provides immense investment and employment opportunities for Quality Controllers.

Vehicle manufacturing units

Car dealerships and service centres

Small and intermediary scale service centres

Cities across India

Will be updated

The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education

St. Peter?s Engineering College

National Institute of Technology

ITIs across India