To carry out quality assurance function to ensure all production meets the PVH Corporate quality standards.
Position to be based in Hawassa – Ethiopia
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
Pre-production - to ensure vendor fully understand the PVH specification and make details.
Evaluation of protos and pre-production and salesman samples.
In line inspections - to carry out inline audits to ensure product is meeting PVH requirements, to identify problems & potential issues at an early stage.
Monitor and advise on vendor/ factory in line QA process.
Work-in-process check - to work with vendors on trouble shooting if problems are detected.
Final inspection - to conduct statistical audit to ensure all shipments meet PVH quality standards. Escalate any quality issues/ failed audits to QA manager for decision making.
Complete various reports appropriate for each stage of the inspection and have vendors acknowledge and sign in due course.
Randomly audit FCQA to ensure ongoing compliance to PVH quality and processes.
Work with local QC to advise on final audit schedules.
Keep eyes and ears open during their inspection trip to factory on market intelligence i.e. competitors' new products in the factory, potential problem of the factory etc.
Carry out vendor technical evaluations as required.
New vendor on boarding, provide training on PVH QA system and process
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL CONTACTS:
Internal: Regional QA manager, Regional QA team, Merchandising teams
Direct: Quality Controllers.
Indirect: Vendor FCQA teams
Advice on final audit schedules.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Experience: Over 7 years QC experience
Education: Technical / Apparel qualifications
Skills: Manufacturing knowledge, English skills