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Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
The Certified Quality Engineer is a professional who understands the principles of product and service quality evaluation and control. This Body of Knowledge and applied technologies include, but are not limited to, development and operation of quality control systems, application and analysis of testing and inspection procedures, the ability to use metrology and statistical methods to diagnose and correct improper quality control practices, an understanding of human factors and motivation, facility with quality cost concepts and techniques, and the knowledge and ability to develop and administer management information systems and to audit quality systems for deficiency identification and correction.

Minimum Expectations

Will have a fundamental understanding of quality philosophies, principles, systems, methods, tools, standards, organizational and team dynamics, customer expectations and satisfaction, supplier relations and performance, leadership, training, interpersonal relationships, improvement systems and professional ethics.
Will have a fundamental understanding of a quality system and its development, documentation and implementation to domestic and international standards or requirements.

Will have a basic understanding of the audit process including types of audits, planning, preparation, execution, reporting results and follow-up.

Will be able to develop and implement quality programs, including tracking, analyzing, reporting and problem solving.
Will be able to plan, control and assure product and process quality in accordance with quality principles, which include planning processes, material control, acceptance sampling and measurement systems.

Will have basic knowledge of reliability, maintainability, and risk management, including key terms and definitions, modeling, systems design, assessment tools and reporting.

Will have a thorough understanding of problem-solving and quality improvement tools and techniques. This includes knowledge of management and planning tools, quality tools, preventive and corrective actions, and how to overcome barriers to quality improvements.

Will be able to acquire and analyze data using appropriate standard quantitative methods across a spectrum of business environments to facilitate process analysis and improvements.

Education and/or Experience

You must have eight years of on-the-job experience in one or more of the areas of the Certified Quality Engineer Body of Knowledge.

A minimum of three years of this experience must be in a decision-making position. “Decision-making” is defined as the authority to define, execute, or control projects/processes and to be responsible for the outcome. This may or may not include management or supervisory positions.

If you were ever certified by ASQ as a Quality Auditor, Reliability Engineer, Software Quality Engineer or Quality Manager, experience used to qualify for certification in these fields applies to certification as a Quality Engineer.

If you have completed a degree* from a college, university or technical school with accreditation accepted by ASQ, part of the eight-year experience requirement will be waived, as follows (only one of these waivers may be claimed):

Diploma from a technical or trade school—one year will be waived.
Associate degree—two years waived.
Bachelor’s degree—four years waived.
Master’s or doctorate—five years waived.
*Degrees/diplomas from educational institutions outside the United States must be equivalent to degrees from U.S. educational institutions.

Examination

Each certification candidate is required to pass a written examination that consists of multiple-choice questions that measure comprehension of the Body of Knowledge. The Quality Engineer examination is a one-part, 160-question, five-hour exam. It is offered in English.

Examinations are conducted twice a year, in June and December, by local ASQ sections and international organizations. All examinations are open-book. Each participant must bring his or her own reference materials. Use of reference materials and calculators is explained in the seating letter provided to applicants.

The Organization
The American Society for Quality (ASQ) is the world's leading authority on quality. With more than 100,000 individual and organizational members, this professional association advances learning, quality improvement, and knowledge exchange to improve business results, and to create better workplaces and communities worldwide.
The Certificate
With an ASQ certification next to your title, you demonstrate your dedication to quality. ASQ is the leading authority on career-boosting certifications for quality professionals, with more than 60 years of experience. It makes sense to get certified by ASQ
 
 
The Trainers

Sean Tan
CQE(since 1995), CSSBB, ASQ Senior Member
Public College "Quality Assurance" instructor

Victor Qi
CQE, CSSBB, ASQ Senior Member

Harjindar Kang
CQE, CQA, CQM, CRE, ASQ Senior Member

Public College "Quality Assurance" instructor



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The Resources
CQE Sample Exam - Click to see what the questions and the exam format are like

CQE Body of Knowledge 2015

CQE Exam Dates

Computer Based Testing - FAQ

Articles
Salary Survey for CQE and other Quality Professionals

How are Exam Questions Developed and Passing Score Determined?

What really works to get an ASQ certification?

History of Quality

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