Quality Assurance II (Indonesia)

Brooks Sports, Inc.


0 year(s)

Job Description
Who We Are:

Brooks is a team of passionate people united by a desire to do meaningful work, lead healthy lives and make a difference. We share a focused mission: to inspire everyone to run and be active. That’s it. No distractions—it’s all about the run. Through science, creativity, service, authenticity and connection, we obsess over delivering the best running gear on the planet. We do it our way, with our unique spirit, with a goal of being more relevant to runners than any other brand, day after day and mile after mile. We are determined to innovate, challenging ourselves to lead thought at every turn. Inside these walls and on the roads, tracks and trails, we live and breathe Run Happy, celebrating the positive impact running has on our lives and others. We inject it into all we do because it makes everything better, smarter, more fun and more memorable. Our company culture defines us, bonds us together and creates the conditions for success. It is lived daily as a behavioral expression of our collective set of brand values: Serve People, Lead Thought, Play as a Team, Compete Every Day, Demonstrate Integrity, Have Fun and Be Active. If you’re on our team, it means you are part of creating something extraordinary. You are part of Brooks.


· Lead and mentor QA I team members at assigned Tier 1 factory

· Provides guidance to Brooks QA I team members in decision making and work prioritization

· Ensures quality excellence across both Tier 1 Factories and Tier 2 suppliers through the enforcement of Brooks quality standards and policy deployment, identify issues, and resolve concerns in a timely manner

· Responsible for First Time Through (FTT) KPI of Tier 2 suppliers

· Audit assigned Tier 2 suppliers for adherence to conditions of Brooks Tier 2 certification program

· Identify and align with Brooks QA leader, factory QA leader, and necessary factory personnel on critical to quality manufacturing checkpoints for all styles

· Implement and enforce inline inspection training for line workers and factory QAto support the factory’s transition from reliance on end-of-the-line QC to factory driven in-process QA

· Data management, reporting requirements, monitoring, and actioning for Quality KPIs

· Perform regular audits to ensure factories adherence to PFC’s, MQAA Best Practices, Standardized Work, category requirements, and other Brooks quality / packaging checklists

· Brooks inspection of final product, promo orders, and other special need orders

· Takes a proactive approach with regards to defects found during inspection

· Detect and report unusual or non-conforming documentation, materials, conditions, or product to supervisor or group/team leader

· Confirm proper machine maintenance and record keeping of factory equipment

· Carryout random spot checks of completed components & product; engage supervisors, QA/QC personnel, and workers in daily quality education and discussions

· Train Brooks quality guidelines and MQAA Best Practices, translating specific quality expectations and the definition of craftsmanship required in all product

· Demonstrate correct processes through on the job training and illustrate benefits of maintaining proper process controls

· Engage directly in the training of Factory Hired Inspectors (FHI) on how to emulate the Brooks QA Auditor role

· Utilize FHIs as resources in QC duties, workshop auditing, quality initiatives, IC inspections, and verification of shipping documentation. Test, evaluate, and provide feedback to QA Manager and factory management on FHI performance

· Serve as the main communication link between Brooks and factory management staff for assigned areas of responsibility

· Communicate ‘one voice’ to the factory on all issues in support of CoE and team decisions

· Maintain connectivity with the Category and/or Engineering team through effective communication, participation in key Commercialization trials & meetings, contributing ideas and suggestions in the process to help ensure product readiness and manufacturability concerns are identified and effectively resolved prior to initial production

· Provide valuable documented manufacturing feedback to the commercialization and manufacturing teams

· Involvement in routine quality meetings with factory staff, submit regular reports as required by QA Manager to allow for & promote dialogue surrounding pertinent manufacturing issues

· Support Brooks QA leader to implement, monitor and drive factory compliance of Brooks Key Quality Strategies and Initiatives

· To Support Brooks QA leader in organizing weekly team meeting

Desired Skills and Competencies:

1. Personal and Team Leadership

· Accepts responsibility for team’s actions

· Shows high level of productivity and quality

· Keeps commitments and delivers on results

· Can work under pressure to meet individual and team deadlines

· Aligns team goals, with individual goals, with department goals

· Looks for ways to elevate the team

· Monitors overall team performance

· Seeks to raise the standards of performance for the team

2. Problem Solving

· Bases decisions on analysis, experience and judgment

· Thinks through problems and recognizes when to ask for help

· Looks at multiple solutions to a problem before taking action

· Uses personal experience to avoid mistakes

· Is open to ideas and input from others

3. Industry Knowledge

· Knowledge of technical aspects of footwear manufacturing & an understanding of technical terminology


1. Minimum of 5 years of production/QA experience

2. Experience leading a team

3. Fluent in English and local language (writing and speaking) - ability to communicate clearly with other teams.

4. Communication, organizational skills, ability to prioritize work, and a willingness to work in a team-oriented environment

5. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.

6. Advanced Knowledge of footwear production process

7. Proactive, assertive, and detail oriented with the ability to multi-task

Working location: Cirebon, Indonesia.

Brooks Sports, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and our policy is to maintain employment practices that conform to the intent and letter of the laws regarding equal employment opportunity. Brooks is committed to affording equal employment opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, sexual preference, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. This commitment applies to all phases of the recruitment process including hiring, selection, promotions, transfers, demotions, compensation, benefits, or training. Brooks will endeavor to make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabili