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Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager (Maternity Leave)

Kieran, 5900 Kieran, St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada Req #193
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Founded in 1957, Joseph Ribkoff is an iconic designer, manufacturer and distributor of fashionable women’s apparel which is designed, sewn and produced in Canada and sold to 64 international markets. They are headquartered in Montreal where 400 of their 500 employees are based.  The Montreal location includes the corporate offices, production and warehouse facilities. 

Reporting to the Quality & Compliance Director, the QA & Compliance Manager is responsible for maintaining the global compliance testing program, KPI tracking tools, introducing and maintaining quality tools and systems to ensure they conform and align with company quality objectives.



  • Maintain the global restricted substances list (RSL), and remain current on various regulations e.g. monitor websites and newsletters on compliance updates and activity
  • Coordination of product testing and inspection services via 3rd party test labs, and associated cost tracking
  • Work with purchasing staff to establish and achieve product compliance targets from suppliers
  • Establish testing protocols for fabrics, trims, and imported garments
  • Track supplier performance KPI’s, prepare report summaries
  • Maintain standards and criteria for care, content, and export labels within the various markets
  • Support new market/product development teams with regulatory compliance guidelines
  • Prepare and maintain quality tools for use by internal teams
  • Review, report and record data in tracking systems
  • Develop and document standard operating procedures (SOP’s), and related controlled forms  

Required Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of the textile and/or apparel industry
  • Familiar with EU and US regulatory requirements
  • ASQ or Six Sigma designations are an asset
  • Quality system experience (e.g. ISO 9001, 14001, etc.)
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word)
  • Proficient in the use of basic quality tools
  • Process oriented
  • Organized, able to multi-task and prioritize deliverables
  • Languages spoken: French and English
  • High collaborative skills
Joseph Ribkoff is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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  • Kieran, 5900 Kieran, St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada