QA Director - Footwear (Based in Vietnam - HCM)

Location Hong Kong
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Vincent Chow
Email email Vincent
Reference 3_1618397310

QA Director - Footwear (Based in Vietnam - HCM)

A world-famous fashion retailer is now looking to hire a senior executive like you to join them as a QA director for their footwear business based in Vietnam. As a senior member of their well-established business, you will be reporting into the global head of quality, whilst managing over 40 vendors across Vietnam and Cambodia.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible of managing all operations within quality and production
  • Develop strong partnerships with vendors whilst working closely with product creation and sourcing teams to ensure products are of the company's high standards and requirements
  • Provide technical training and support to internal and external parties
  • Be the key relationship driver and engage with senior stakeholders and partners in smooth and effective way to drive the business
  • Collaborate with the HQ and product teams in vendor allocation, vendor on-boarding and evaluation
  • Implement various initiatives and projects in order to improve process, quality standards, supply chain flexibility, cost saving etc.
  • Be part of the social compliance team's eye and ears and pay close attention that the company's standards are met
  • Be innovative and help drive new innovative ideas into the vendors in the region
  • Coach, develop and supervise the team to ensure succession planning and high performance

Requirements

  • 15 years or more in
    • Footwear QA position with reputable and sizable buying / sourcing companies
    • Technical/Sourcing positions in footwear but with high level of technical knowledge and hands-on, factory-based type of work
    • Production and manufacturing background candidates in footwear will also be considered but must demonstrate high level of commercial and communication skills, without compromise on technical knowledge in footwear manufacturing
  • Good knowledge of materials, components, construction, patterns, outsole and last.
  • Experience in using manufacturing management systems and strong knowledge on product costing
  • Process driven and highly organised
  • Must be a strong and clear communicator
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills
  • Must speak and write strong English
  • Proficient computer skill
  • Lean knowledge and six-sigma qualification preferred
  • Highest integrity and ethical thinking
  • Regular travelling across Vietnam & Cambodia

Interested parties pls send your CV to Vincent.chow@connectedgroup.com