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Country Head of QA in SCM area in Tokyo


07-03 Country Head of QA/QA ヘッド


Consumer Goods & Retail

10-12 million
1. Define the necessary resources and organize the QA dept. following company policy and guidelines.
2. Define the job description and necessary qualification according to the job content and responsibility of each QA position.
3. Recruit, train, evaluate and define the development plan for QA people to assure their competency to the job description.
4. Define the department budget and control the expenses.
5. Develop the quality strategies and quality plans for the company based on the deep understanding and proper evaluation of the quality requirement and expectation from internal customers and external customers, as well as company quality policy.
6. Supervise the implementation of the quality plans to ensure the achievement of the target while to ensure the compliance with company quality policy and strategy.


1. At least 3 years in the middle management level (Quality manager) – leading position with direct reports, min. 5 years in food business experience.
2. Strong experience in Quality Assurance and product Development (optimally in managing functions).
3. Experience in the collaboration with external laboratories and product development and testing.
4. Experience in the collaboration with authorities.
5. University degree in food chemistry, food technology, nutrition or agricultural sciences, veterinarian preferred.
6. Good English communication skills including presentation skills.
7. Good leadership competence.
8. Good strategic - analytical skills.
9. Strong personality, result and customer oriented, ability to bring change.
10. Good knowledge of MS office.
11. Ability to work in stressful situations, to manage conflicts.
12. Ability to work in cross functional teams.