Quality Assurance Engineering Manager I manages inspections of raw materials, materials in process, and finished products. Oversees the development of quality standards and protocols for quality assurance testing models. Being a Quality Assurance Engineering Manager I assists in the design and implementation of policies and procedures for testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and/or equipment. Ensures projects are completed on time and within budget. Additionally, Quality Assurance Engineering Manager I acts as advisor to quality assurance engineering team regarding projects, tasks, and operations. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a unit/department head. The Quality Assurance Engineering Manager I manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Quality Assurance Engineering Manager I typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.