On the Job
Validation Engineers design methods so that products are made in ways that meet certain requirements, including quality, purification, or safety rules. They may analyze data to make sure processes are working well. They may also prepare detailed reports or documentation.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Review technical documents to plan work.
- Document technical design details.
- Maintain operational records or records systems.
- Analyze test or validation data.
- Communicate technical information to suppliers, contractors, or regulatory agencies.
- Operate computer systems.
- Inspect operational processes.
- Conduct validation tests of equipment or processes.
- Inspect finished products to locate flaws.
- Update technical knowledge.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Working with a group or team.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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