Posted on 2021-10-11

Apparel Brand Quality Manager - Arc'teryx

Amer Sports Sourcing Ltd

The position is focus on Arc’teryx brand.

  • Coordinate Brand’s expectations alignment with ASO team and vendor’s Quality system
  • Assures consistent quality of production by developing and enforcing good quality assurance systems; validating processes; providing documentation; managing staff.
  • Implement all quality plans and carry-out all necessary actions (corrective and preventive) to achieve quality targets;
  • Continuously improve quality system to drive cost down ( less rework, less reject, warranty rate down, …; and LEAN QC);
  • Supervise quality from Buy & Bulk ready to FG shipment;
  • Ensure FG delivered to market fulfill specifications and regulations
  • Manage quality system CIP and harmonization;
  • Support vendors to improve compliance audit results with CSR targets and local regulations.
  • Achieves sourcing quality assurance operational objectives by implementing and monitoring Amer Sports corporate strategic plans; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and Amer Sports Brands’ standard requirements; identifying and resolving problems; completing audits; determining system improvements; implementing change.
  • Enhances department and organization performance by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Develops quality assurance plans for Quality processes and system in production in relation to quality plans developed by Brands for product by conducting hazard analyses; identifying critical control points and preventive measures; establishing critical limits, monitoring procedures, corrective actions, and verification procedures.
  • Validates quality processes by brands requirements; measuring production capability for CTQ attributes (Critical To Quality) prior production by implementing Cp, Cpk validation; documenting evidence; determining operational and performance qualification; monitoring and updating quality assurance procedures.
  • Maintains and improves product quality by completing product, company, system, compliance, and surveillance audits; investigating complaints from internal clients to understand root causes and develop CAP plan in production and; collaborating with other members of the Brands and Corporate QA management to develop new product engineering, manufacturing and training methods (CIP).
  • Audit and Approve vendor SOP and QC plan in conformance of brands expectations before mass production;
  • Define and manage quality KPIs and reporting: define and drive CIP (corrective and preventive) to close the gap with brands expectations;
  • Audit quality system and QC plan in vendors and sourcing team to identify CIP plan and check implementation and progress of actions defined;
  • Prepares quality documentation and reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends including failed processes, stability studies, corrective actions, and re-validations.
  • Accomplishes quality assurance human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Meets quality assurance financial objectives by estimating requirements; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • At least 10+ years professional experience in the field of quality (preferably within the apparel or outdoor hardgoods industry)
  • Degree or above in quality / engineering / industrial areas; major on garment or textile is an advantage
  • Professional knowledge in quality management system and Statistical analysis
  • Strategic Planning, Process Improvement & Problem solving skills
  • Emphasizing Excellence, able to deal with complexity and good communication skills;
  • Fluency in spoken & written English is a must
  • Frequent Travel required
Others Information: 

We offer competitive compensation package include 5 days work, medical insurance covering dependents, top up contribution for MPF and etc. 

Interested parties please send application letter with details resume (please specify current & expected salary to HR Department.  

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More job information
Job Function
  • Ngau Tau Kok
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 10 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree
  • 5-day week
  • Dental plan
  • Education subsidies
  • Flexible working hours
  • Insurance plan