POSITION SUMMARY :
To carry out quality assurance functions to ensure all production meets the Corporate quality standards.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB :
Factory evaluation- to lead the factory evaluation and work with factory for corrective actions plan setup to improve factory good manufacturing practices and efficiency.
Mold prevention- to work with relevant parties and factory to improve and enhance factory mold growth prevention SOP and practices.
Risk assessment- to work with factories to technically analyze styles and foresee potential production issues to set up actions plan to prevent it in bulk production.
Continuous improvements- to work with factories on issues root causes analysis and corrective actions setup and follow-up.
Pre-production - to ensure vendor fully understand the company styles specification and make detailed prevention plan with factories.
Evaluation of protos and pre-production and salesman samples upon required.
In line inspections - to carry out inline audits to ensure product quality is meeting company requirements, to identify problems & potential issues at an early stage.
Monitor and advise on vendor / factory in line QA process.
Work-in-process verification - to work with vendors on trouble shooting if problems are detected.
Final inspection - to conduct statistical audit to ensure all shipments meet company quality standards.
Escalate any quality issues / failed audits to QA manager for decision making.
Reporting- to complete various reports appropriate for each stage of the inspection and have vendors acknowledge and sign in due course.
Factory Certified Quality Auditor monitoring and calibration- to randomly audit FCQA to ensure ongoing compliance, performance and integrity to company quality and processes.
Keep eyes and ears open during their inspection trip to factory on market intelligence i.e. competitors' new products in the factory, potential problem of the factory etc.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE :
Experience : 5-10 years QC / QA experience
Education : Technical / Apparel qualifications or garment manufacturing experience.
Skills : Apparel manufacturing knowledge, QA skillset, English communication skills and computer literate.