Quality Manager

We are working with a 40+ year importer and US manufacturer of woven and technical performance products for the home textiles, upholstery, furniture, RV, hospitality, PPE, and healthcare sectors that is experiencing growth and looking for a Quality Manger to be based in their NE NJ facility.

The Quality Manager (QM) will report to the Vice President, Product and Sourcing and will oversee quality for all product produced overseas and domestically. In addition, the QM will be charged with establishing policy and procedures as it relates to quality standards. The QM will also work closely with yarn suppliers to ensure all raw materials meet specified standards. The QM will work closely with internal designers, salespeople, and production. Minimal travel (3-4 trips annually) to DC and testing lab near Charleston, SC.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and assist in developing quality assurance SOP’s to maintain and improve quality and service to our customers
  • Responsible for product and process quality through vendor and supply chain analysis
  • Develop, implement, and maintain QA manual for vendor qualifications
  • Maintain QA KPI’s for vendor compliance to build performance scorecards
  • Apply critical thinking to solve customer quality issues and respond within required deadlines
  • Ability to organize and prioritize key activities
  • Exhibit excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Be a team player and collaborate across functions and teams

Skill Set:

  • B.S in Textile Technology and Engineering or related degree
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience; weaving, dyeing, and finishing
  • Experience in implementing and monitoring quality and environmental standards
  • Knowledge with the Joint Industry Fabric Standards and Association of Contract for quality management
  • Extremely organized
  • Experience working in a manufacturing setting
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and articulate needs and deadlines

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

To apply for this job email your details to resumes@rushandcompany.com

Rush & Company is a full service Executive Search Firm that specializes in the Soft Goods industry.

Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world.

All candidates must be able to provide work related references.

If you're a candidate and would like to submit your confidential resume, please use resumes@rushandcompany.com. We will contact you if your qualifications match any of our current job searches.