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Career Objective

Specialties: Six Sigma / Lean Manufacturing Knowledge to Benefit the company as following :--
• Quality Right First Time / Defect Reduction / Continue Improvement
• Cycle-time Saving / Speed to Market
• Productivity / Continue Improvement
• Market-Share Growth / Customer Retention
• Culture Change
• Cost Reduction

Summary

More than 30+ years of professional / expertise of product development, quality assurance, technical & social compliance knowledge in fashion industry, and known how of the whole business operation from sourcing to supply chain management.

Technical Skill and Knowledge
-- Sourcing / Operation / Supply Chain
-- Sample Room / Factory / Mill Evaluation
-- Product Development / Costing Targeting
-- Technical Package ( WebPDM / PLM )
-- Safety and Regulation Requirement
-- Fabric Test / Labeling Requirement
-- Manufacturing Process / Industrial Engineering
-- Print Technique / Embellishment / Laundry & Dye / Shade Control
-- AQL Process / TQM
-- Social Compliance Audit

Product / Knowledge / Skills -
-- Traditional Business / Life Style
-- Casual Wear / Separates Coordination
-- Washed / Garment Dyed Products
-- Denim Wear
-- New Born / Infant & Childrenwear
-- Lingerie & Swimwear
-- Cut & Sewn / Knitwear Sweater

Work experience

May-2016Present

General Manager - Quality Assurance and Technical

LiFung Sourcing < www.lifung.com >

Branded Fashion & Sportswear -
Kate Spade / Jack Spade / Juicy Couture / John Varvatos / Eileen Fisher / Joe's Jean / Lucky Brand / Wolverine / Casual Male / Charming Charlie / Karstadt
Leveraging : Talbots / Ann In. / J-Crew / AEO / Express / NY & Co. / Under Amour / Oakley

- Responsible for All Technical and Quality Aspect ( including Vendor / Product Compliance )
- Oversee China and Off-shore countries ( Vietnam / Indonesia / Philippines / Cambodia /    Pakistan / Bangladesh ) for Production and Quality
- In-charge the team with more than 60 Technical and QA Persons globally
- Approach customer to apply 3D Technology to speed up development process to achieve " Speed to Market "
- Responsible for Annual FOB with 400+ Millions USD business
- Conduct Technical Audit for the new factory to evaluate their capability as well as facility ( Prescreen Vendor Compliance )
- Build the Quality Right First Time concept in the team, as well as applying same concept to all vendors and factories ( E.g. Risk Assessment / Line Review )
- Setup Dedicated QC Program for the performed factory, provide training
- Setup Monthly Performance Report to build the Factory Score, help company for build in Vendor Portal
- Work closely with other team for Leveraging manpower and resources

Sep-2015May-2016

Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager

Seafolly P/L < http://www.seafolly.com/ >

- Establish Safety Kid’s Manual for Swim Kids Product for EU / US markets
- Revise the QA Manual for World Class Premium Iconic Swimwear / Apparel Products
- Work with Sydney product design team / HK PD for product line management
- Establish New Sourcing - SOP, and conduct Factory Evaluation and Pre-Audit
- Work with audit firm for Social Compliance Audit
- Knowledge with SA8000, ETI, SEDEX, SMETA, WRAP, BSCI, C-TPAT
- Work with international inspection firm and factory for shipment inspection
- Build up own QC team in China for taking own inspection
- Provide training for Certified of QC Program in factory level
- Monitor and provide guidance and support for Certified QC in factories
- Strong knowledge of ISO9000, ISO14000, AQL 1.0 / 2.5 / 4.0
- Consults nomination of laboratories and oversee lab-testing result
- Working knowledge of REACH, CPSC, RoHS, MSDS, OEKO-TEX
- Provide Factory Scorecard to review KPI performance

Mar 2012Jul-2015

Senior Technical and QA Manager

Trinity (Management Services) Limited

The Company retails high-to-luxury end menswear and accessories under six brands, namely Cerruti 1881, Gieves & Hawkes, Kent & Curwen, D'urban, Intermezzo and Salvatore Ferragamo.

Feb 2009Jan 2011

Director of Technical Design and Development

Manchu Times Fashion

Label & Market : Chico's, White House Black Market, Soma, Cache, Express, Abercrombie and Fitch, American Eagle Outfitters, Marciano, Guess, New York and Company, Calvin Klein, New Balance ( USA ), Celio, Dever, Esprit, Hugo Boss ( Europe )

PS : 2 Years Contract base

Jul 2008Nov 2008

Freelance Consultant

CFL Enterprise Limited

Freelance Consultancy Project -- ( Jul-08 to Nov-08 ) contract base

Jun 2007Jun 2008

Senior Technical Designer

Guess ? Asia Limited

Label & Market : Guess – Marciano, Guess ( Retail ), Guess ( Factory Outlet ) and G by Guess

Apr 2006Jun 2007

Technical Manager

LiFung (Trading) Limited

Label & Market : NY & Co., Express, Anchor Blue, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale, Bebe, Charlotte Russe, Cache, Casual Male, Dick’s, Big Dog, JC Penny, Fossil and Finish Line ( USA ), Roots, Bootlegger, Ricki’s and Cleo ( Canada )

Aug 2003May 2004

Technical Supervisor

JAG - Jones International Limited

Label & Market : Jones New York, Jones Suit, Jones Country, Jones Signature, Jones Sport, Jones Jeans, Jones Dress, Jones Wear, Jones Evening, Easy Spirit, Evan Picone, Evan Picone Dress, Nine West, Kasper, Anne Klein, Le Suit, Polo Jeans Co. – Ladies’ ( USA )

Skills

Product Development / Innovation & RND
Technical Design / Pattern Knowledge
Product Safety and Regulation Requirement
Textile Characteristic / Performance Knowledge
Lean Manufacturing / ERP & Production Engineering
PowerPoint Presentation
WebPDM / PLM
3D Solution - 3D Pattern Generation System
Social Accountability Standard / Band Protection
ISO9000 / TQM - Quality Management System
Lean Six Sigma Methodology

Education