Where could a career at TRT take you?

TRT has excellent facilities at its modern manufacturing plant in Lakeside, Redditch. We have many years combined experience and we genuinely care about our employees. We are within 10 minutes from Redditch town centre, train and bus stations and are just off junction 2 and 3 of the M42.

Current Vacancies

Quality Controller / Patrol Auditor – Job Advert

TRT Lighting are looking to expand our team with a dedicated Quality Controller / Patrol Auditor who has an experienced and varied background and is looking to further strengthen and develop their skills. Essentially, you will report to, and assist the Technical Manager in applying and maintaining the Quality Management System as set out in the Company’s Quality Manual by ensuring that the QA process flows are effective and reflect current practice. A “hands on” approach will be necessary as you will undertake, report on and ultimately manage various elements of the Quality Assurance tasks including factory floor patrol auditing.

At TRT, our ability to adapt and develop products utilising revolutionary technology reinforces our position as a leading technical lighting provider. Our Group consists of a diverse portfolio of eight lighting manufacturers based in the UK and Europe covering the areas of commercial, industrial, cleanroom, healthcare, education, retail & hospitality, road & tunnel, heritage and emergency lighting. For further information please visit www.fwthorpe.co.uk.


  • Maintaining and continually developing the ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System

  • Contributing to the maintenance of the ISO14001 Management System

  • Verify the effectiveness of quality controls, final inspection and testing on the assembly cells by undertaking, supervising and training others in patrol audits

  • Reporting the quality performance of all departments to all levels of Management

  • Monitoring, controlling and realising the cost of nonconforming products

  • Controlling nonconforming products, including customer returns, and deciding on their dispositions

  • Initiating action to prevent re-occurrence of product non-conformity

  • Co-ordinate corrective and operational risk analysis as necessary

  • Production support - provide QA support for process control

  • Co-ordinating the Quality activities of other departments

  • Promoting Quality awareness throughout the Company

  • Carrying out capability studies and provide statistical analysis

  • Reviewing Quality Standards and co-ordinate Continual Improvement Projects as appropriate

Key Qualities

  • Practical experience and knowledge of ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015

  • Ability to continually update the electronic Quality Management System and implement ongoing improvements and changes as appropriate

  • Ability and a track record of being able to implement and manage Quality related activity within a dynamic operation

  • Planning and organisational skills to be able to monitor, recommend and implement improvements to the production processes

  • The ability to act decisively and solve quality related problems

  • IT literacy to deal with various technologies and programmes

  • Attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality

  • The ability to communicate clearly and persuasively with your team, managers and clients

  • The ability to work under pressure and motivate others to meet tight deadlines

  • The ability to work in a logical, systematic manner

  • 5s – Kanban – Kaizen – Lean manufacturing experience is required

We offer an excellent range of benefits to include Pension, Company Bonus (after qualifying period) and 25 days flexible holiday in addition to statutory Bank Holidays. Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development exist at TRT and are in line with all other businesses within the group.

For further details please contact Cathy Armstrong on 01527 583200 or email your CV to recruitment@thorlux.co.uk

How to Apply

If you are interested in any of the above positions please complete and return a copy of our FW Thorpe application form and email this form along with a copy of your C.V. to info@trtlighting.co.uk or alternatively by post to:

Personnel Department
TRT Lighting Ltd
Heming Point
Claybrook Drive
Washford Ind Est
B98 0FH
United Kingdom