Result per page  
Operations Manager - Footwear
IndustriesFootwear
SalaryYearly Salary: $50,000 – $70,000 + good benefit or negotiate
Job TypeContract
LocationNorth Vietnam
Referencesusan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
Description

Our global manufacturing client is extending their business who would like to recuit :

Job Title :  North Vietnam Footwear Operations Manager

Yearly Salary: $50,000 – $70,000 + good benefit or negotiate

Report to: Regional Managing Director

Working location : Hai Phong, North Vietnam

Scope of work:

  • Oversees and is responsible for the upper and tooling engineering coordination of new footwear products from sample reviews stage through commercialization and including production.
  • Maintains connectivity with the product through the initial production phase and sets the QC standards.
  • Monitors daily the Product Manufacturing Schedule to ensure on time delivery and reports to planning any deviation from plan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides the development manager with solid engineering support in the Asia product creation process from bulk sample review onwards. Be available to support the product development team during initial stages of development. Be available when called upon to work with factory pattern and tooling engineers in converting initial design renderings into successful and profitably commercialized product.
  • Be available to support Portland and local last makers during new last development. As needed, review blue prints and other drawings to ensure accuracy and functionality of mold details. As needed, review wooden models and upper patterns to ensure design integrity.
  • Managing a team of Engineering Technician and Quality Auditors.
  • Manage the engineering information, ensure its accuracy and lead meetings when key engineering subjects are under review.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of and engage in all phases of the Company product process. Support the development team in ensuring that projects are proven and tested, completed on time, are manufacturable, meet design intent, performance, costing and sustainability goals.
  • Constantly review and evaluate the project status with you’re the Regional engineering counterparts and keep them continually in the loop regarding issues which may take the project outside of its predetermined track.
  • Utilize your footwear technical skills to achieve project objectives and communicate any deviation from the projected course with the Asian developer,
  • Support the Asian development team by applying technical understandings of product and category objectives, quality and fit goals, best practices, testing and consumer requirements.
  • Maintain current files on all assigned models designated to you. Files should include all technical issues and sampling sequences throughout the process along with relevant laboratory test results and testing history.
  • Training and mentoring of assistant engineers is a core accountability of this job and is a key function against which job performance will be measured.
  • Take on the principal commercialization role as the product moves from stage of development and into full scale manufacturing ensuring that the Asian and Portland teams are fully updated on the progress.
  • See new models into production and follow their progress for the life of the model.
  • Daily walk the factory lines to ensure all processes are carried out correctly, that quality levels are maintained and the Q.A. Inspectors are performing their duties as required.
  • Check daily production schedule is being met, report to the Regional office any deviations and work with factory to improve any delay situations.
  • Check that daily bond tests and where necessary daily waterproof tests are being carried and meeting Company requirements.

Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical, engineering, or industrial design field.
  • 8+ years footwear experience in a footwear engineering discipline or product creation with a global brand, including 3 – 5 years in managing subordinates
  • A strong understanding of the principles of pattern engineering, costing, quality implications, model making, part drawings, and manufacturing processes.
  • Project management skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Demonstrated leadership capability including the ability to motivate and mentor others within the working group.
  • Demonstrated skill in problem solving and results orientation.

For more the information please contact our consultant:

Ms Phuong

http://static.careerbuilder.vn/themes/kiemviecv32/jobseekers/images/contact/phone_16x16.png 02839154343 ext 113

http://static.careerbuilder.vn/themes/kiemviecv32/jobseekers/images/contact/email_16x16.png  phuong.nguyen@firstrecruitment-asia.com

Ms Susan

http://static.careerbuilder.vn/themes/kiemviecv32/jobseekers/images/contact/phone_16x16.png 02839154343 ext 111

http://static.careerbuilder.vn/themes/kiemviecv32/jobseekers/images/contact/email_16x16.png  susan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com

read more
Product Engineer - Footwear
IndustriesFootwear
Salary$2,500 - $3,500 + good benefit or negotiate
Job TypeContract
LocationBinh Duong - Dong Nai
Referencesusan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
Description

Benefit:

  • Salary: $2,500 - $3,500 + good benefit or negotiate
  • 13 months salary/per year
  • Health care Insurance
  • Annual Health check
  • Annual outing
  • Annual dinner
  • Performance bonus
  • Increase salary per year based on performance
  • Training Programme per year

Factory locate: Binh Duong - Dongnai

Essential Knowledge:

  • Thorough understanding of the product development  process
  • Thorough understanding of the shoemaking process
  • Sufficient product engineering knowledge to support front-end engineering input
  • Detailed knowledge of the factors influencing product cost
  • Detailed understanding of sole manufacturing and mould making techniques
  • Detailed knowledge of material test standards and material performance requirements
  • Detailed understanding of the foot anatomy, shoe fitting principles and standards

Technical Skills:

  • Able to read and check engineering drawings
  • Able to check sample shoes against a design brief and ensure that pattern proportions, material specifications and production techniques are of an acceptable standard
  • Able to check the fitting quality of a sample shoe and rectify any problems

Successful Experience:

  • Extensive (3-5 years) experience working in a sample making environment delivering productions to the standards expected by International brands
  • Practical experience making shoe patterns
  • Experience of production quality control or physical product testing

Competencies:

  • Commercial Awareness
  • Negotiation and Influencing skills
  • Decision making
  • Organised and methodical
  • Goal Oriented

Contact:

Ms Phuong

read more
Technical Engineer - Footwear
IndustriesFootwear
SalaryNegotiate
Job TypeContract
LocationHải Phòng
Referencesusan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
Description

Benefit:

  • Competitive salary and attractive benefits packages
  • Career development
  • Good working environment
  • Health and Accident insurance for employee and family
  • Company outing and other interesting staff activities

Essential Job Functions & Core Accountabilities

  • To continue learning from the Commercialization team the engineering role in the company and be able to support in the Asia product creation process from bulk sample review onwards. Be able to support the product development team during initial stages of development and work with factory pattern and tooling engineers in converting initial design renderings into successful and profitably commercialized product including working with local last makers during new last development. Review blue prints and other drawings to ensure accuracy and functionality of mold details and review wooden models and upper patterns to ensure design integrity all in cooperation with Asia Development Team.
  • Be able to review the engineering information, ensure its accuracy and take part in meetings when key engineering subjects are under review.
  • Continue to increase your knowledge and become able to demonstrate an awareness of and engage in all phases of the company product process. Be able to support the development team in ensuring that projects are proven and tested, completed on time, are manufacturable, meet design intent, performance, costing and sustainability goals. 
  • Constantly review and evaluate the project status with your Manager and keep them continually in the loop regarding issues which may take the project outside of its predetermined track.
  • Continually improve your footwear technical skills to achieve project objectives and communicate any deviation from the projected course with the Asian developer and your supervisor.
  • Take on the principal commercialization role as the product moves from T1 through T4 stages of development and into full scale manufacturing ensuring that the Asian and Portland teams are fully updated on the progress.
  • See new models into production and follow their progress during the initial two weeks of production.

Core Competencies

  • Bachelors degree in a technical, engineering, or industrial design field.
  • 5-7 years footwear experience in a footwear engineering discipline or product creation with a global brand
  • Some understanding of the principles of pattern engineering, costing, quality implications, model making, part drawings, and manufacturing processes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Demonstrated skill in problem solving and results orientation.

Contact:

Ms Phuong

Ms Susan

read more
Quality Auditor Team Leader - Footwear
IndustriesFootwear
SalaryNegotiate
Job TypeContract
LocationHải Phòng
Referencesusan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
Description

Benefit:

  • Competitive salary and attractive benefits packages
  • Career development
  • Good working environment
  • Health and Accident insurance for employee and family
  • Company outing and other interesting staff activities

Responsibilities:

1. Ensure company quality standards are being satisfied through the use of high quality materials and correct or agreed upon production processes. Inspects a reference sample of all incoming materials to confirm article and colour match the approved standards prior to production. Monitors factory to confirm all laboratory material testing is performed prior to production as specified by company and that results meet company quality standards.

2. Monitor the daily process by means of the P.O. Status Report and report to your Manager any deviations from the plan and conduct final Inspections to ensure company quality standards are maintained. Records of all inspections should be up to date and complete.

3. Communicate factory and quality issues to your manager and appropriate factory personnel as they occur and make follow up checks to ensure corrective action has been taken.

4. Create a file for each model that has been allocated to you and keep it updated daily for use by all members of the team. Monitor all packing and labelling according to the company standards and special customer requirements.

5. Should monitor health and safety issues during inspections of factory lines etc and report to your manager any dangerous work areas by completing the form supplied on a monthly basis.

On a daily basis take note of the following items as you walk thru the factory.

  1. The wearing of masks in areas of solvent use
  2. The wearing of ear plugs in noisy regions.
  3. Ensure machine guards are performing function.
  4. Check electrical contacts are in good condition.
  5. Factory and passageways should be kept clean and free of obstructions.
  6. Fire extinguisher check
  7. First Aid box check

6. Attend T4 Production Trials to familiarize yourself with the technical issues relating to each model and working with the Technical Engineer establish standards for each process and each model. RunT4 trials for tech difficulty when required with full report to direct manager for the T4 meeting.

7. Collect samples of production materials and shoes from the production line daily for test and ensure results are in line with company requirements.

8. Carry out daily check of B and C grades and report to Technical Engineer and factory personnel any issues that have arisen and make follow up inspections to ensure problems have been solved.

9. Coach and mentor new hired QAs for process and problem solving. Provide coverage for production manager while PM is out of office. 

10. Provide adequate coverage and be in attendance as required by company policy and as necessary to complete the orders on time. Ensures clean confirmation samples are signed by the responsible head office project manager and that all articles are kept in the assigned factory and updated as necessary.

Requirement:

  • College graduate or above.
  • 4+ years in a footwear factory in a manufacturing or technical role, or previous experience with a supplier to the Footwear Industry.
  • Good communication  in English  (verbal & written)
  • A good ability to use the computer, making reports and emails writings 
  • Good analytical skill
  • Pro-active, a problem solver and self-initiative
  • Hard working, willingness to learn, improve and honest
  • High attention to detail
  • Willing to travel for business requirement and ability to relocate to other provinces for working (Quảng Ninh, Hưng Yên, Ninh Bình, Nam Định etc…)

Contact:

Ms Phuong

read more
Quality Systems Manager - Footwear
IndustriesFootwear
Salary$2,000 - $3,500 + good benefit or negotiate
Job TypePermanent
LocationHo Chi Minh City
Referencesusan.ho@firstrecruitment-asia.com
Description
  • Salary $2,000 - $3,500 + good benefit or negotiate
  • 13th month salary & performance bonus
  • Competitive salary and attractive benefits packages
  • Learning & development opportunities
  • Joyful staff activities events
  • Premium health care insurance plan for employee and family

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Lead in the development, training and implementation of a quality system assessment and accreditation program(s).
  • Work to communicate company quality assurance strategy that works to drive continuous improvement efforts within the manufacturing community.
  • Build a culture that promotes quality and innovative thinking. Foster commitment to continuous improvement and process calibration across the internal and external quality system management landscape.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and design quality processes within region that work to drive reliability in manufacturing.

Secondary Functions:

  • Participate and add value in Regional LO projects as required which impacts delivery of quality, safety and risk management.
  • Leverage quality performance metrics while providing feedback to internal partners to support and influence sourcing decision making. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Scope:

  • Job involves dealing with moderate to high degree of complexity.
  • Incumbent is an Individual contributor for developing Quality Systems Management Process, conducting Quality Systems Assessment, Identifying Process Enhancers at Factories used by the Company, and collaborate with vendors on continuous improvement projects.
  • Duties are performed with minimal supervision, and work is validated / verified by progress made and / or by results.
  • Position has high visibility and impacts Sourcing decisions.
  • Errors in judgement potentially impacts source strategy and Vendor relationship.

Interpersonal Contacts:

  • Contacts are normally with both Internal & External stakeholders.
  • Internal Contacts may include Quality, Merchandising, Production, Compliance & Admin teams. External Quality Contacts includes Vendor partners, Testing Laboratory, Training institutes, machinery Manufacturers.
  • Interactions tend to focus on information exchange, problem solving, explanation, discussion and interpretations on a regular basis, either through phone, email or face to face meetings.

Contact:

Ms Phuong

read more

Pages