Quality Assurance Manager
We are a design & innovation oriented mountaineering multi specialist company that operates in a global and dynamic environment and likes to think out of the box in finding new solutions and exploring new paths. Hence, we look for people with an interdisciplinary and multicultural approach, with flexible, as well as collaborative and hands-on mentality.
With our own brands SALEWA, DYNAFIT, POMOCA and WILD COUNTRY, we provide a wide range of products for mountain sports enthusiasts.
According to our motto “positive attracts positive” we share the same work values – boundless enthusiasm for sport and mountains and social responsibility.
Descrizione del posto
The Quality Assurance Manager reports to the Sourcing and Production Manager and is responsible that product quality meets standards and defined procedures for the apparel division.
He/she is responsible for problem identification and resolution at product development, factory sample, production and inbound control of goods level. He/she manages the local Quality Control team members and related budgets with frequent visit to suppliers. He/she is responsible for setting policies and standards as well as update and expand the quality manual in accordance with legal requirements in the textile industry.
Main responsibilities & activities:
-Ensure that products meet quality standards
-Provide input during the product development process to preventively detect quality issues during industrialization
-Responsible to manage in-line and final control at production site through dedicated Quality Control specialists
-Responsible for inspection of incoming prototypes and salesman samples before production
-Monitor and follow up production suppliers globally
-Responsible for inspection of incoming goods and follow up of claims
-Support with quality related problems raised by sales and customer service
-Update of quality manual and all its documents;
-Knowledge about legal requirements in textile industry
-Create and elaborate reports and analysis based on quality data
-Supports in the vendor selection process with a preaudit to assure the vendor reflects the company quality standards
-Excellent English skills, Italian is a plus
-Knowledge of technical product, factory workmanship and processes
-Willingness to travel is a must