Manager Quality

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Manager Quality

Joolz is a young and fast growing Dutch company (founded in 2004) that designs, manufactures and sells ergonomic, durable and stylish pushchairs. Our mission is to contribute to significant, healthy and positive experiences for parent and child, from the first day of pregnancy to the first day at school. With Positive Design. We express this in our products, packaging, excellent service, Positive Notes, operational processes and in cooperation with colleagues and partners. Joolz pushchairs are available in more than 20 countries includ-ing the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, South Korea, Japan and Australia. Joolz has its head office in the heart of Amsterdam and colleagues in Europe and Asia.

Would you like to strengthen our dynamic team with your talent, knowledge and creativity to ensure that we will conquer the world with Joolz?


Daily culture

The Manager Quality will report to the Head of Product Development in Amsterdam. He/she will hold office in Hong Kong/Shenzhen and will have three to five direct reports based in Shenzhen, Kunshan and Amsterdam.

Job Responsibilities:

As Manager Quality, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • The quality management at suppliers i.e.:
    - Quality assurance and control plans and standards in cooperation with suppliers
    - Action standards for acceptance or rejection of production batches
    - Continuous Quality improvement plans in cooperation with suppliers
    - Improvement and change processes with suppliers

  • The product quality leaving the supplier and during usage:
    - Ensure the quality reports from the supplier are accurate and relevant
    - Ensuring the outgoing goods are of a known quality
    - Take corrective action if product quality is not according to the standard
    - Take initiatives for continuous product improvement based on market feedback

  • Lead and develop a team of 3-5 quality specialists, ensuring the quality of the team and the output of the team.
  • The quality management strategy development and implementation
  • The evaluation of the product quality of new developed products based on the by the development department delivered validation results

Job Requirements:

Knowledge and experience

  • Academic thinking level, preferably in quality management or a relevant master with additional courses in quality management
  • >10 years of relevant work experience;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Six Sigma quality management and the DMAIC model
  • Experience with Quality management of A-Brand durable consumer goods
  • Experience with production facilities in China and other countries
  • Willingness to travel, intercontinental (ca 2-4 times a year) and within China (ca 30%)

Personal characteristics

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Analytical thinker, decisive and result oriented
  • Able to work in a dynamic organization
  • Proven track record in Quality Management with Chinese manufacturers
  • Self-starter, entrepreneurial spirit
  • Enthusiastic pro-active team player.
  • Hands on mentality
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)

We offer

  • A dynamic and challenging international work environment, at a young and fast growing Dutch company with an inspiring and unique head quarter at the business hotspot in Amsterdam North
  • A competitive salary and the possibility for a bonus based on your performance
  • Development opportunities in the form of in-company training and education / training that fit your personal ambitions