Manager, Quality Inspections
lululemon athletica - Vancouver, BC

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Manager, Quality Inspections

lululemon athletica

Salary: $77,000.00 - $90,000.00/Annually
Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Start Date of Employment (Approx.): As soon as possible
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1
NOC Group: 0911

Job Location(s)
1818 Cornwall Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6J 1E3 Canada

lululemon athletica
Founded in 1998 in beautiful Vancouver, BC lululemon athletica creates components to live long, healthy and fun lives.


We are the Quality Department. We manage the global quality standards, processes and metrics that ensure a positive guest experience with the performance of our product. We work cross-functionally across the entire product team to ensure our products meet our quality and compliance standards. We then educate our vendors to make quality products a reality.

a day in the life of a QA Inspections Manager

  • Develop global inspections strategy for finished goods and raw materials
  • Develop a comprehensive global factory performance program that protects our Brand and delivers a consistent guest experience internationally
  • Determine appropriate inspection methods, standards and tolerances that deliver against the strategy
  • Manage the third party service provider relationship
  • Partner cross functionally with Product Development, Sourcing, Production and the LLO to deliver the right product
  • Analyze trends in mill and supplier performance and provide corrective action and scorecards
  • Develop a supplier reward program based on performance
  • Key project management and reporting
  • Internal and external communicator

The finer print required:

  • Experienced in visiting suppliers, analyze production processes and understand quality rating systems
  • ASQ-Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, or relevant certification in Quality
  • 5-10 years experience in product development, quality control and factory evaluations. Previous experience for a global retailer is required
  • Strong knowledge of fit, construction and manufacturing required
  • Self motivated, passionate, empathetic, approachable
  • Excel in communication, project management, and analysis with a love of factories
  • Visionary and strategic leader
  • Cross-functional team leader

*Comprehensive benefits package including extended medical, dental & disability and performance based bonus available

About this company
Founded in 1998 in beautiful Vancouver, BC lululemon athletica creates components to live longer, healthier more fun lives.