Senior Manager Quality Assurance
UA (Uniform Advantage) Brands is hiring a Senior Manager of Quality Assurance.
The Senior Manager of Quality Assurance role is to focus on proactive quality processes at pre-production stage to ensure quality production and execution can be achieved efficiently. The role will interface with the Apparel Product Development & Design (PDD) Team and the Technical Design Team during the development and fit process, as well as with the sourcing team to ensure factory allocation and quality is aligned for the product we want to make.
This role's focus is on our factory operations, both sourced and owned factories. The role will be focused on developing complete understanding of each factory's abilities, machinery and processes of manufacturing and quality assurance. The Senior Manager will need to visit all production facilities to establish a quality process scorecard, identify areas of opportunity for improvement and consistency in quality processes across all factories producing UA product. Through training and continuous engagement with all factories this role will own continuous improvement in each of the factory’s quality processes.
It is expected that this role will travel up to 50 % of the time initially and through education and performance improvements this should reduce to 25-33% of their time.
This role will lead the process development for a wear test process for all new products to elevate the product being introduced that the PDD team will conduct.