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QA Specialist


Jun 27, 2018

Nashville, TN

Temp To Perm

Agent: Brad E.

Job #: 134713

Salary: up to $36/hour, DOE

Job Description


Our client is looking for a QA Specialist, contract to hire role. See below for detail.


We are seeking a Quality Specialist who takes pride in ensuring quality of work process, products and services. Someone who loves working across cross-functional teams and aiming for continuous improvements. This role will bridge Product Development, Operations and Warehouse, with the responsibility of seeing product and process quality through from concept, to manufacturing, to fulfillment. The Quality Specialist will liaise between the client and its contract manufacturers to communicate quality requirements and ensure activities are tracked and met.


  • Ensure marketing claims are accurate through third-party lab testing
  • Evaluate and report out vendor performance using compliance scorecards based on product failure rate
  • Review and report status of pre-production, during production, pre-shipment and incoming inspections
  • Responsible for documentation of product quality reports, factory audits and scorecards
  • Identify Corrective Action and Continuous Improvement of quality processes and ensure closed-loop Corrective Action. Internal process evaluation for CAP implementation
  • Create and write product instruction manual
  • Manage and review the completion, accuracy and quality of information in Bill-of-Materials and Specification Sheet
  • Create and update the QA / QC Standard Operating Procedure
  • Analyze field failure and provide feedback to Product Development and Customer Service
  • Identify replacement parts needed for After Sales Service and Warranty Claim

NOTE: International Travel required. Approximately two annual trips overseas and two annual trips domestic.


  • Timeliness of deliverables
  • Accuracy of all deliverables to external and internal parties
  • How seamless communications are between Quality Specialist and all departments
  • How well you work in a team environment
  • Reducing product performance and inspection failure rate
  • Organization of information



  • Self-manage projects and deadlines, strong organizational skills
  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • The desire to drive completion of tasks in a thorough detailed manner
  • Clear communicator and possess the ability to present to upper management and key stake holders throughout the organization
  • Clear communicator and possess the ability to present to upper management and key stake holders throughout the organization
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project)
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing consumer goods



  • HIGHLY detail oriented and proactive
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Ability to learn new technologies and systems quickly
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Embrace a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Problem solver, quick study, and self-starter
  • Take direction but can also make decisions independently
  • High energy and a positive attitude
  • Ability to resolve conflicts in a productive manner



  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of industry related experience
  • Experienced with retail customers and consumer goods
  • Chinese manufacturing experience is a plus!

Client Description:

Fast growing consumer home goods company in Nashville.

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