Career Opportunities at Superior Uniform Group

 
 
 
 
 
 

Sr. Manager, Quality Assurance

 
 
 
 
 
 

Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ: SGC), established in 1920, is one of America's foremost providers of fine uniforms and image apparel. Headquartered in Seminole, Fla., Superior Uniform Group manages award-winning uniform apparel programs for major corporations nationwide. Leaders in innovative uniform program design, global manufacturing, and state-of-the-art distribution, Superior Uniform Group helps companies achieve a more professional appearance and better communicate their brands - particularly those in healthcare, private security, retail, hospitality, transportation and food service industries.

 The company’s commitment to service, technology, quality and value-added benefits, as well as its financial strength and resources, support customers’ diverse needs while embracing a "Customer 1st, Every Time!" philosophy and culture. Superior Uniform Group sells its wide range of products through its signature brands Superior I.D.™, Fashion Seal Healthcare® and HPI Direct®.

 

Title:                                Sr. Manager, Quality Assurance

 

Status:                             Exempt

Objective:

The Sr. Manager, Quality Assurance will provide strategic vision, policy and leadership for the Superior Uniform Group Quality Assurance program. This role will ensure that all company products meet the highest level of quality, product safety and customer requirements.  The Sr. Manager, QA will also develop standard operating procedures to ensure Superior Uniform Group will be always a top tier quality supplier of apparel in Superior’s focus markets.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement quality control procedures to be utilized throughout Superior Uniform Group’s manufacturing and vendor partners.
  • Work with vendors and direct reports to insure quality levels are constantly being improved.
  • Be an advocate throughout the organization for product quality.  
  • Communicate quality goals and commitments throughout the entire supply chain.
  • Implement apparel industry quality assurance best practices throughout the supply chain.
  • Supervise, coach and develop direct reports to help them achieve customer, corporate and department goals.
  • Manage a diverse global work force located
  • Develop worldwide network of employees to ensure vendor-partner factories are trained and audited on a regular basis and meeting objectives.
  • Create and maintain all QA reporting.
  • Provide analysis, trends, and reporting as required by senior management.
  • Collaborate with product development to ensure new product designs are manufactured to meet our quality standards.
  • Engage with Marketing and Design to ensure that our product packing and appearance meet our strategic goals and promote our brand awareness.
  • Ensure all standard operating procedures and training are documented.

Requirements:

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience

     Skills/Experience

  • 10 years of experience in apparel industry QA Manager role.
  • Experience in a higher end retail sales and manufacturing environment
  • Some level of textile background is preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of quality design and control, manufacturing and factory execution knowledge.
  • Knowledge of patterns as well as cut and sew operations.
  • Broad product experience with both men’s and women’s products.
  • Experience with woven and knit fabrics.
  • Garment experience also must include tops, bottoms as well as suiting.
  • Ability to travel (domestic and international) for extended time periods (60% of the time).
  • English as first language is required. Spanish and/or Mandarin Chinese also would be ideal.

 

Competencies Required

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization and appropriate external parties
  • Ability to develop and coach a comprehensive quality team
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills

 

Along with a generous Compensation Package, the company offers an excellent Benefits Package, including Medical, Dental, a Defined Contribution Plan (e.g. 401(k)), Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, a Flexible Spending Account and Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

 Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Address: 10055 Seminole Blvd.  Seminole, FL 33772
Phone number: 1-800-727-8643
Email: info@superioruniformgroup.com