Progressus, a business unit of Athene Consulting

QA Manager, Thailand

Progressus, a business unit of Athene Consulting
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Posted on 19 Jan 2021

QA Manager, Thailand

Progressus, a business unit of Athene Consulting

Job Highlights

  • Build a systematic quality management capability
  • Drive investigations on all customer complaints
  • Lead regular audits on product registration/permit

Job Description

The Company:

The client is a well-known aqua feed manufacturer based in Asia. A company of 3,500 employees with the offices and operations throughout China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. The company is a pioneer and technological leader in an array of innovative and differentiated functional feed products, focusing on preventing and combating diseases as well as increasing yields. The company also provides a full range of services and technical support to aquafarmers throughout Asia, including pond maintenance, water treatment, as well as soil and disease examination.

The purpose of the position:

  • Leader in driving full compliance in high quality performance through quality assurance (QA) systems and product compliance to all regulations (PR) across business operations in Thailand
  • Enable of development of FS&Q organizational capabilities, processes, standards and systems to support ambitious business growth

Key Responsibilities:

Quality Assurance & Management

  • Provide leadership to the company to build a systematic quality management capability and reputation. Work with corporate HSEQ director, GM and functional peers to drive changes and ensure progress towards this goal
  • Lead to build QA organization & capabilities in country
  • Execute and match corporate QA policies, standards, procedures in all plants in Thailand
  • Lead to establish robust Quality Management systems and procedures. Drive effective implementations to ensure feed safety and product quality
  • Establish an effective quality control (QC) system & organization to ensure no detects be received from suppliers. No defects be produced in manufacturers and no defects be released to customers
  • Build and maintain a reliable and consistent QC lab test ability across all plants
  • Ensure that all products used in the plant be checked for compatibility with all applicable feed regulatory requirements
  • Drive investigations on all customer complaints and ensure appropriate follow-through
  • Lead supplier management with a full management system including supplier selections, qualifications, assessment and audits. Ensure full compliance of raw materials suppliers, such as fishmeal traceability and required certifications

Product Regulatory Management

  • Collaborate with formulation to ensure all product specifications and documents are accurate and completed
  • Collaborate with international associations and local authorities to ensure products be properly registered and correctly labelled in a compliance manner
  • Establish necessary organization and capability to manage product regulatory affairs in Thailand
  • Leads regular audits on product registrations and permits as per regulations. Ensure compliance in Thailand.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Bachelor degree or above in engineering and/or quality engineering, Food Science, Bio-technology, Chemistry, Microbiology
  • Minimum 5 years relevant working experience as senior QA manager in industries with productions in Aquaculture, Animal Nutrition, Agriculture, Chemical, Food processing, Pharmaceutical, etc.
  • Hands-on experience in QA, QC and people & organization development
  • Strong communication and people management skills in working environment with diversified cultures
  • Working experience in matrix organization
  • Good command in written and spoken English

Additional Information

Career Level
Senior
Qualification
Degree
Years of Experience
5 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Progressus, a business unit of Athene Consulting Co., Ltd. has been established in 2011. It provides a variety of services such as general business consultation, employee training and development programs. The company operates primarily within the Agriculture sector and work with local and international clients throughout the Asia Pacific Region. 

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Medical insurance, Performance bonus