At Bravado Designs, our purpose is to inspire every new Mom to breastfeed and help support her to succeed in her breastfeeding journey.
We believe that our success is dependent on the superior design in our products and a very strong collaboration and bond between our sales, design and marketing teams to deliver a great brand experience.
The Quality Assurance Manager - Colour (QAMC) is responsible for ensuring that all products comply with Bravado standards and specifications, specifically as they relate to colour.
The QAMC collaborates closely with the Sourcing R & D Manager, Design Manager and Technical Design Managers to understand the seasonal vision and requirements and creates appropriate controls for successful product and colour development.
In addition, the QAMC is responsible for ensuring all internal team members and vendors understand the specifications and compliance requirements and monitors their continued adherence to these specifications.
The QAMC is accountable for planning, preparing and delivering a successful seasonal colour hand-off to the Bravado Bulk Production team in Malaysia.
Product & Colour Development:
Ensure raw materials (fabrics or components) presented by Sourcing and/or Design are appropriate for the identified end use
Communicate effectively and clearly during development meetings with your cross functional partners
Ensure colour submissions are evaluated and approved against the Bravado set standards and protocols within the seasonal development timeline
Create the Seasonal Raw Material & Color hand-off for the Bravado Bulk Production team in Malaysia; utilizing approved colour QTX Files and visual assessment records
Ensure performance-related attributes regarding colour are finalized at development and communicated as required
Manage the refreshing of these standards as required
Monitor colour in bulk production to ensure results meet approved standards for all subsequent seasonal use
Initiate colour reset when required
Initiate and build a Corrective Action Plan (CAP) if required
Management of Colour Quality Problems:
Identify problems, investigate, gather all facts and make recommendation(s) for resolution
Initiate and build a CAP if required
Have discussions with Vendors and Team Malaysia on an “as-needed” basis after hours
Monitor and collect data for quarterly vendor performance evaluation and report card
Make recommendations for improving vendor performance
Quality Assurance Departmental Responsibility:
Ensure all seasonal development milestone deadlines and deliverables are met on-time
Work with suppliers and Bulk Production team in Malaysia ensure complete understanding of the set Bravado colour process, Quality Management Process (end-to-end) and all standards
Ensure Colour Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are created, and modified as needed, and followed
Additional duties and responsibilities may be added or modified as required throughout the course of your employment
Post-secondary education in Quality Assurance, Clothing and Textiles, Fashion Technology
6-10 years of industry experience in a related position
Proven track record for delivering successful quality products
Excellent knowledge of Colour and its evaluation
Must have experience using a spectrophotometer and QTX files
Experience working on the dyeing floor is preferred
In-depth knowledge of Garment Testing and Quality Control
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word
Essential Requirements within Bravado’s culture:
Demonstrates the key Bravado Values and must be: Collaborative, Respectful, Fantastic, Optimistic, Accountable
Enthusiastic about and aligned with our values
Collaborative style in a team-oriented environment, yet works effectively on an independent basis
Takes initiative, and is flexible, adaptable and resilient in approach
Ability to quickly develop rapport and trust
Results-oriented, highly motivated, enthusiastic individual who takes ownership
Excellent communication skills – verbal, written, and presentation skills, plus the ability to communicate concisely and clearly with people in other cultures
Proven critical thinking skills necessary for problem-solving, conflict resolution, decision-making
Clear understanding of the Bravado aesthetic
In-depth knowledge of the apparel industry – intimate apparel preferred
Thorough knowledge of garment manufacturing
Superior interpersonal and listening skills
Effective time management and organizational skills, planning and execution skills
Travel & Logistics Requirements:
Valid Driver’s License for travel
Valid Passport and available to travel internationally
Must work out of the Bravado Toronto office
Core office hours are Monday – Friday
Global nature of the position will require flexible hours outside core office hours
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Bravado Designs Ltd. is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Bravado Designs
Ltd. will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.
How to Apply
If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to send your
covering letter and resume to: email@example.com and in the
subject line quote the position title and
date of application. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview
will be contacted.
We support breastfeeding moms by offering a carefully curated collection of comfortable and stylish
nursing bras, camis and tanks in a wide range of colors and sizes. Our maternity and nursing intimate
apparel is designed in conjunction with hundreds of moms, ranging in body type and breast size, who help us perfect our designs based on real-life around-the-clock use.
Comfort never looked so good!
We also support new moms in their pregnancy and breastfeeding journey by working with experts and
other moms to offer real-life advice on breastfeeding, nutrition, fitness, health and emotional well-being.