Team Leader Purchasing (QC)

Tokyo | Japan | Supply Chain Management

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Lead the team to execute long-term, mid-term  quality managiment strategy

Operate and maintain quality control system.

Key Responsibilities:

-Execute mid-and-long term strategic quality plan and maintain.

-Communicate and manage third party (inspection agency)

-Execute and Lead whole QA operations

-Control feedback operations of consumer / customer complaints

-Guidance of factory's quality control and support production management

-Support to release quality control report, complaints report (creation, analyze, report, improvement guidance)

-Lead to Execute and Maintain Material, product, and QC operational standard.

-Maintain A01 global standard to local vendors.

-Knowledge transfer to QC team menbers.

-Report complaints report to HQ, LO, Factories

-Execute QA operations (quality check & feedback of new items, material test, guide factories, formulate quality standards).

Key Relationships:

- Sales/Retail/CM/CCT Development/SCM

- SC Vendors /Third Inspection Companies / 3PL

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Product Management knowledge -(Development/QA/QC/Production/Logistics)

-QC experience

-Project management skill

-Assessment and feedback skill

-Ability to negotiate and implement modifications with relevant divisions(CM/PC/Sales/UIS/Fcst)

-Problem solving / Quick decision making Skill

-Toughness/ Stress Tolerance

-Business man Mind

- Communicate with others

- Manage relationships and diversity

- Planning and organizing

- Analysis and problem solving

- Learning and self-development

- Manage Business (Processes and Projects)  

Requisite Education / Qualifications:


IT skills:

Outlook Y

Word                    Y

Excel                     Y

PowerPoint         Y

Language skills:

Japanese & English Proficiency 

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Team Leader Purchasing (QC)
Team Supply Chain Management
Brand adidas
Location Tokyo
Country Japan
Number 177026
Position Type Full time
Date Jul-10, 2018
Relocation no

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