7543-Product graders and testers (excluding foods and beverages)

Job Title: 

Product graders and testers (excluding foods and beverages)

Job Description: 

Product graders and testers (except foods and beverages) inspect , test, sort, sample, and weigh raw materials, manufactured components and non-comestible goods produced or sold, to ensure compliance with quality standards and to identify defects, wear, and deviations from specifications, and to grade and classify them according to their quality.


Tasks include

  • inspecting and testing products, parts and materials for conformity with specifications and standards
  • grading and classifying natural textile fibres for spinning and winding
  • discarding or rejecting products, materials, and equipment not meeting specifications
  • analyzing and interpreting blueprints, data, manuals, and other materials to determine specifications, inspection and testing procedures
  • notifying supervisors and other personnel of production problems, and assisting in identifying and correcting these problems
  • recording inspection or test data, such as weights, temperatures, grades, or moisture content, and quantities inspected or graded
  • marking items with details such as grade and acceptance or rejection status
  • measuring dimensions of products using instruments such as rulers, calipers, gauges, or micrometers
  • analyzing test data and making computations as necessary to determine test results.
Specific Occupations: 

Inspector (complaint control / labour & welfare/ / loco and carriage /post offices /rationing/ quality (any other specialism)/quality (fabrics))

Controller, leer (glass manufacturing) / checker, ceramic/ classifier, tyre / picker, finishing department (textile)

Assistant, quality assurance/ Controller, quality/ Incharge, quality control

Tester (armature)/ Viewer (quality inspection)/ Sorter (cigarettes)/ Sadhai wala

Classer, wool/Examiner, cloth/Examiner, fabrics/Grader, products/Grader, textile

Inspector, electrical and tester, products/Inspector, electronic and tester products/Inspector, products (except food and drinks)


Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2372