Location: WREXHAM
Salary: Negotiable
Reference : 20512

Our client is a worldwide manufacturing organisation who are looking for a Quality Specialist to join them in Wrexham. The selected candidate will be responsible for delivering support for both project quality assurance and production quality within our client’s Cables & Components businesses. The role is aimed at maintaining and improving product quality, certification, operational variances and business risk.



Project QA Support

Preparation of certificates for inclusion within the Manufacturing Record Books (MRB). This involves:

  • Compiling all data available in production logbooks, test records and raw materials information – for customer record.
  • Continuously monitoring of product traceability at all stages of the manufacturing process.

Production Non-Conformance handling:

  • Conduct adequate investigation and root cause analysis and drive the implementation of corrective actions.
  • Be the main point of contact to action any NC’s raised and monitor trends.


  • Weekly monitoring status of planned production and flagging of any minor & cosmetic NC’s or any other issues. Update relevant report for submission to customers
  • Alignment with Operations regarding Product dispatch and Status.
  • Compile HSE data related to the project.

Training, documents and records:

  • Conduct relevant training with Operators, aimed at improving process performance.
  • Implement new actions, tests, controls, etc, that may arise as a consequence of NC analysis, audit findings, etc.
  • Monitor the currency of all documentation available to operators, assisting in the creation of new documents.
  • Support the Wrexham team in preparation of any Process Validation audits.


Production QA Support


  • Conduct Quick Process Audits on manufacturing lines according to Plant QPA schedule.
  • Conduct IMS Audits with the QHSE Team as per Plant IMS audit schedule.
  • Keeping track of NC’s raised on the above 2 systems, co-ordinating CA close out.
  • Support any customer or ISO 9001 / BASEC / LPCB management system certification audits from preparation stage to final execution.
  • Support Quality Meetings, Customer Claims, COPQ and CI.
  • Production of monthly COPQ data.
  • Support customer complaints process and close out.
  • Product Certification
  • Generation of product quality plans
  • To generate and keep track of test sample submission and results in order to maintain relevant external body and customer certification


Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT’s):

  • Coordinate resources in preparation for any customer-witnessed FATs.
  • Accompany the customer during execution of FATs.
  • Collect results and incorporate into certificates for final submission to customer as products are despatched.


  • To maintain product equipment validation registers and calibrate equipment as required, using internal and external agencies
  • Take the lead on the installation and use of Q-Pulse as the tool to manage calibration throughout the Wrexham site

Supplier Quality Assurance

  • Involvement in identifying and auditing poorly performing suppliers in order to improve their delivered product quality, using Group tools.
  • Approval of incoming raw materials.

Health, Safety and Environment:

  • Involve the factory HSE responsible in any required improvement identified during audits or observations.
  • Monitor the prompt execution of open actions addressing project HSE issues
  • Ensure all COSHH information including COSHH Risk Assessments and SDS’s are up to date and changes are communicated as appropriate.


Qualifications, Experience & Skill

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree / HND preferred.
  • Previous relevant QA experience and problem-solving in a manufacturing environment essential
  • Previous knowledge and experience of QHSE management system models i.e. ISO 9001 essential, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001 beneficial.
  • Internal Auditor Training (Integrated Management Systems) essential.
  • Relevant previous experience in document administration.
  • Relevant previous experience in data inputting/handling.
  • Skills: Intermediate to Advanced proficiency in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Logical and structured approach to project management, Ability to work independently as well as a member of a cross-functional team.
  • Strong ability to influence others. At ease with communicating at any level of the organisation, as well as with other affiliates.