Senior Garment Quality & Technical Manager (Based in Shanghai)

Location Shanghai, China
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Vincent Chow
Email email Vincent
Reference AFBI-505304_1604559472

Senior Quality & Technical Manager (Based in Shanghai)


A leading European retailer is looking to grow their Shanghai business by adding a high calibre industry expert like you to their well-established sourcing office. The company has a strong global footprint and is highly reputable. The right candidate will report into the global head of QA, whilst leading a team of 15-20.


Responsibilities:
·Lead and supervise the QA and technical teams to ensure performance of suppliers meet the company's standards
·Work closely with the design team from HQ to ensure development packs are well executed
·Supervise the garment fitting, material approval, and quality management operations
·Manage vendors quality performance accordingly along with driving auditing and on-boarding procedures
·Responsible for proto, fitting and pre-production sampling approval process
·Risk Assessment for new product development and production
·Build strong relationships with the HQ technical and design teams and communicate effectively on potential / ongoing issues to align expectations and solutions
·Be accountable for the team's performance and be part of the strategy building team with the top management
·Keep up-to-date with new product innovation in the market and capabilities of the suppliers to bring new knowledge to internal teams
·Train, develop and motivate your team to ensure consistent high performance

Requirements:
·10 years or more in related experience in QA, garment technical positions with well-known, large sized retailers
·Minimum of 5 years at manager level or above
·Must have strong technical knowledge across all product categories in garment and fashion accessories
·Strong knowledge garment construction, fabric knowledge would be a major plus
·Experience working at companies well known for top-level quality standards would be highly preferred
·Strong English and Mandarin both written and spoken

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