Quality & Compliance Manager

Responsibilities.

  • Manages and implements quality control/ assurance procedures according to department, company and legal requirements.
  • Monitors the production process for all purchased products. Identifies any issues and resolves them within the team in a proactive and timely manner.
  • Finalises quality comparison documents and advises on the product quality of individual samples.
  • Researches and investigates the relevant quality requirements in preparation for submissions, completing the submission process in line with company procedures
  • Ensures that the relevant documents related to tender, submission, awarding of contracts and shipments are correct and complete.
  • Drives product quality with production facilities through a deep understanding of specific production processes and ALDI product requirements.
  • Performs factory assessments, production visits when required including on-site follow-up of corrective action plans.
  • Implements and manages active steps with production facilities in line with the department compliance processes and goals.
  • Plans, arranges and attends regular trip in line with production control and factory CR development.
  • Manages and controls artwork creation and approval in line with company and department procedures.
  • Follows up after sales service support for items within his/her commodity areas including liaising with service providers and ALDI national teams.
  • Effectively communicates with Sourcing, Compliance, Admin and Logistics team members to ensure success of Direct Buying operations.
  • Supports supplier/ manufacturers visits of ALDI buyers.

 

Your Profile.

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in similar position(s) gained in sizable organization.
  • Good knowledge in hardgoods production and sourcing businesses.
  • Experience with Electrical DIY & Household product category for European markets, knowledge of German/European quality standards highly advantageous.
  • Practical hands-on experience in working with factories in Mainland China a prerequisite.
  • Qualifications and experience in Audits and Inspections an advantage.
  • Excellent communications skills, team player, mature and positive attitude.
  • Attention to details and good organizational, coordination and planning skills.
  • Willingness to travel (mainly in China, South East Asia).