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Our ClientOur client is one of the largest US based contractmanufacturers, importers, and distributors of apparel,including men’s women’s and children’s apparel. Thecompany was founded in 1970 and is based in Columbus,Ohio. They have grown from a cottage industry to a globalforce in apparel sourcing and manufacturing. They havemanufacturing operations and joint ventures in more than adozen countries including China, Israel, Mexico, and SriLanka.
About the rolePosition : Compliance Auditor Industry : Apparel Manufacturing Location: Hong Kong
Job DescriptionRESPONSIBILITIES:•Schedule assigned audit visit•Conduct annual integrated compliance monitoring visit and physical audits in thefactories producing company brands goods in the region.•Responsible for the early identification of potential problems and timely resolutionthrough the implementation of appropriate courses of action.•Maintain pending status report to satisfactory conclusions for all pending issues.•Ensure submission of all audit reports in a timely, accurate and complete manner.•Communicate company brands compliance programs, policies and procedures tosuppliers and factories to ensure the proper understanding and compliance of theprograms, policies & procedures.•Perform related duties as assigned.
Requirements•Diploma or higher in garment technology or related field.•At least 6 years experience in the garment field (sourcing or qualityassurance) or compliance field (code of conduct).•Extensive factory experience in the region preferred.•Experience in non apparel products will be an added advantage•Tenacity and persistency with good follow through skill•Able to handle fast-paced environment and tight deadlines•Ability to operate in a multi-cultural environment
Requirements•Able to listen, question and sniff a potential problem•Strong problem solving and decision making skills•Strong written and spoken communication skills in English and Putonghua.•Strong Interpersonal skills and ability to resolve conflict•Work independently, proactive and a self starter.•PC Literate in Email, Words and Excel•Extensive travelling (Mainly PRC and South East Asian countries)
About the rolePosition : Compliance Specialist Industry : Apparel Manufacturing Location: Hong Kong
Job DescriptionRESPONSIBILITIES:•Coordinate and monitor the end-to-end Corrective Action Plan (CAP) status forall suppliers in the Far East region•Collect and review CAP from suppliers following the Integrated ComplianceMonitoring visit to ensure they are completed timely and properly.•Follow up with the suppliers on the Corrective Action Plans status until case isclosed.•Collect, prepare and distribute relevant information and/or analysis reports torelevant parties; Conduct analysis on supplier performance in a timely andaccurate manner•Conduct ad-hoc and follow up visits to factories to ensure the CAP is properlyexecuted•Perform compliance related duties as assigned.
Requirements•Diploma in Business Administration or related discipline•2 to 4 years’ relevant experience in a sizeable organization,preferably in Garment buying office/garment industry•Good knowledge of Code of Conduct, other Brands’ compliancerequirements in the region•Factory and manufacturing experience in the region preferred
Requirements•Strong Communications skills and Analytical skills•Proficiency in Microsoft office applications (Excel, Word, Access)•Good team player; customer orientation•Good command of both written and spoken English andChinese/Mandarin•Process driven; Able to attend to details•Occasional Travel required
About the rolePosition : Strategy & Business Planning ManagerIndustry : Apparel ManufacturingLocation: Hong KongThis manager position will support the Director, Strategy and BusinessPlanning and would act as Project Manager for selected initiatives under thecompany operations and integration . He/ she would have opportunitiesworking with executives from different countries and businesses to deliverinitiatives that best serve our brands/customers.
Job DescriptionRESPONSIBILITIES:Project management of enterprise initiatives – assemble team, develop workplan, deploy a structured project management approach to monitor progress,resolve issues, manage stakeholders’ expectations and achieve projectobjectivesMarket intelligence – lead research on macro-economic environment andindustry trends that are important for top management’s decision making;develop regular market newsletters and topical reports for executivesSupport on business analysis and strategy formulation – partner with countrymanagers, business leaders and functional leaders to conduct competitor andbusiness analysis, develop insights into strategic directions and developrelevant capabilities development action plans
Requirements•College degree, business related disciplined preferred•Minimum 4 years of work experience in the business field (experience inmanagement consulting or similar roles preferred)•At least 1 year of project management experience (or experience managingwork streams in a leading consulting firm)•Strong communications skills (verbal and written) in both English and Chinese•High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint•Willing to travel occasionally (less than 10% expected)
About the rolePosition : Technologist Production (Woven & Denim)Industry : Apparel ManufacturingLocation: Hong KongTo ensure the smooth operation of garment production process. To work withtechnical teams for all production related issues by providing technical supporton sample approval, quality issues, production process improvement tostreamline factory operation.
Job DescriptionRESPONSIBILITIES:•On-site factories inspection to ensure the smooth running of theproduction process•Monitoring Product Development and control sample quality•Give technical advices on the production process and give necessarycomment for improvement process•Liaise with vendors and related parties to provide technicalconsultation and support regarding production process
Requirements•Diploma or above in Textile or related disciplines•10 years exp. in garment with US market, plus factory experience preferably taking upProduction Manager or Sample Room Manager•Familiar with woven, denim (bottoms)•Pattern & washing knowledge is preferable•Proactive person in providing advices and solutions•Able to work Independently and detailed-minded•Strong analytical skill and problem solving skill•Good presentation skill and communication skill in both verbal and written English andMandarin•Willing to travel
Living & Working in Hong KongWorking conditions and lifestyle :In terms of the general Hong Kong work environment, Hong Kong is regardedas the gateway into the China market has advantages of business transparencyand rule of law. Many multi-national and local companies having their headoffice here, with the manufacturing and back-office functions located over theborder in places like Shenzhen.Most Western executives who work in Hong Kong will notice several changesto their working environment. You will find working week is longer- 50 hours aweek is not exception. Although English is usually spoken, most local staff willcommunicate with each other in Cantonese and there will be some culturalsensitivity to be mindful of.
Living & Working in Hong KongThe cost of living in Hong Kong is reasonably high, with housing rental or purchasebeing the main expense, with food and entertainment less so, and transportationsurprisingly cheap. The dominant religions are Buddhism and Taoism, although thereare many other religions represented in Hong Kong, including Christianity,Catholicism, and Ancestor Worship.Hong Kong occupies a leading position in terms of telecommunications, and theinfrastructure is both sophisticated and varied. Both Chinese (usually Cantonese) andEnglish are used widely, with most official documents now printed in both, and thereare a number of English language dailies in circulation, including the Asian Wall StreetJournal, the Eastern Express, the Hong Kong Standard, International Herald Tribune,and the South China Morning Post.The more popular pursuits include horse racing, golf, water sports, and variouscontact sports such as football and rugby. The crime rate is generally low.
Living & Working in Hong KongHong Kong economy: Statistics Labor force: 3.7 million (2009 est.)GDP - real growth rate: country comparison to the world: 925.7% (2010 est.)country comparison to the world: 43 -2.8% Labor force country ranks ] Labor force(2009 est.) 2.2% (2008 est.) - by occupation: manufacturing: 6.1%GDP - real growth rate country ranks ] GDP - per construction: 1.9%capita: wholesale and retail trade, restaurants,$45,600 (2010 est.) and hotels: 42.9%country comparison to the world: 12 $43,400 financing, insurance, and real estate:(2009 est.) $44,800 (2008 est.) 21.4%note: data are in 2010 US dollars transport and communications: 7.9%Unemployment rate: community and social services: 19.7%4.6% (2010 est.) note: above data exclude public sectorcountry comparison to the world: 44 5.2% (2009 (2008 est.)est.)We based the above analysis from: http://www.economywatch.com/world_economy/hong-kong/
Interested?Our client offers competitive and comprehensive remuneration package withrelocation benefits and opportunities for career advancement.Interested candidates are highly encouraged to email their application in a wordformat to: email@example.com and or firstname.lastname@example.org