Clothing Quality Assurance Manager
Johannesburg, South Africa
6d ago
source : Job Placements

Establishing & Managing process to ensure quality of inputs

  • Establishing technical specification for our inputs ensuring suppliers meet them
  • Ensuring that we source and use the best inputs
  • Evaluating suppliers and holding suppliers to minimum standards
  • Establishing and managing process to ensure quality of manufactured products

  • Ensure QA process are embed in all phases of manufacturing i.e raw materials, in line manufacturing, end of manufacturing, cleaning, ironing, packaging
  • Generate and analyze data to quantify quality levels
  • Benchmark quality levels, diagnose sources of quality issues, implement process improvements to improve quality levels

    Achieve ISO quality certification

    Establishing and managing processes to evaluate product quality post sale

  • Monitoring quality complaints, diagnosing their causes and implementing sourcing / manufacturing improvements to solve them
  • Monitoring product performance over time and implementing sourcing / manufacturing improvements to improve product performance
  • Ensure employees are trained, motivated

  • With the aid of the production manager ensure staff is well trained and motivated
  • Knowledge and skills

  • Have strong communication skills (verbal and written). Also possess the ability to communicate effectively with plant supervision and employees.
  • COMPUTER SKILLS A MUST, knowledge of EXCEL desired

  • Degree / Diploma in Textiles, or related field.
  • Must have strong math skills with decimals, fractions and percentages
  • Must be able to measure and understand units of measurement in inches and / or millimeters
  • Ability to interpret contract specifications, drawings and purchase descriptions
  • Experience

  • 2+ years in a quality assurance role
  • Detailed knowledge of apparel quality control, apparel production and testing.
  • Understand sewing construction, fabric shrinkage, wash and garment dye processes.
  • Experience with use of measurement instruments and gages
  • Ruler and tape measure
  • Calipers and micrometers
  • Weigh scales
  • Physical Requirements :
  • Must be able to bend, walk and stand for 8 hours per day
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs. on a repetitive basis
  • Desired talents (competencies)

  • Team-player mentality, with strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Understand objectives and work with plant management and employees in a professional manner to achieve goals and continuously improve quality
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