Global qa Director (Hardgoods &Amp; Apparel)

Country :
Hong Kong
Region :
Kowloon
Category :
Production - Quality
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
5 to 10 years
Job reference n° :
AHNX-124710_1536558028

Company description

Quality Director (Apparel)

An EU Retailer with sourcing office in HK, China and off-shore. They are now looking a Quality Director to manage the all quality functions (including new start up LAB) for Asia Pacific markets. Reporting directly to the MD and leading a team of 50 to look after social compliance, QA & QC functions.

Job description

Global QA Director (Hardgoods & Apparel) An EU Retailer with sourcing office in HK, China and off-shore. They are now looking a Quality Director to manage the all quality functions (including new start up LAB) for Asia Pacific markets. Reporting directly to the MD and leading a team of 50 to look after social compliance, QA & QC functions. Responsibilities * Management responsibility of textile quality, compliance and technical teams in Asia. * Giving advice for the new start up business of internal testing lab set up and management * Set up, implementation, maintenance and improvement of the quality system and methods. * Monitor, analyze and report on quality management. Report gaps and propose corrective actions. * Understand all partners' requirements, including quality referential, request controls, and authorized third parties service providers. * Liaise with other support departments (finance, logistics, tracking) to establish and maintain effective procedures to improve and achieve the targeted service level for all product categories. * Participate in developing the supplier base to ensure all suppliers meet commercial, ethical and quality requirements. * Manage and control departmental expenditure within agreed budgets. * Animate the social compliance initiative by following corrective action plan. * Communicate with HQ to define and clarify quality requirements and control plans. * Communicate with suppliers to handle client complaints and problem solving. * Work on projects to provide suggestion on laboratories/inspection set up for TCF/test/inspection services and problem shooting at management level. SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS * Minimum 10 years of experiences in QC/QA of broad range of categories as mentioned above, apparel experience is a must. * Effective and inspiring leaders, with cultural sensitivity who has previously managed global teams. * EU market exposure highly advantageous. Good knowledge in factory safety and apparel safety requirements for EU market. * Willing to travel regionally (China and off-shore) * Technically strong in product engineering & quality standards. * Business acumen, strategic mindset as well as able to give a hands-on approach when needed. * Must have English, Cantonese or Mandarin language proficiency. * Higher preference to candidates based in HK