Mm - Quality Inspector - Bangalore, KA, India

Linoj Mm

Bangalore, KA, India


Quality Inspector

Work History

Marks & Spencer

From March 2012

(1.4 Year)
Buyers Handled: Marks & Spencer

Key Responsibility Areas
❖ To manage a team of 280 members and lead the quality team including intimates, lingerie and shirts across two shifts (60 QA's and 220 QC's).
❖ Implements quality assurance control systems and processes and provides advice to ensure that the product and process quality meets customer specifications.
❖ Ensuring that relevant information and records such as the following are maintained to the required standards, so as to facilitate decision making.
• Continuity cards
• History records
• Product performance records etc.
❖ Leading, directing and motivating the team whilst continuously monitoring and providing feedback to improve the team's performance, and developing team
capabilities to meet current and future business requirements.
❖ To communicate and report to UK team if any issues arise
❖ To understand the criticality and the quality of the product in the pp stage follow the pilot and rectify the issues in the style launch.
❖ Ensure the Daily Quality Checks in the Line for the Construction of the garment and
❖ To Ensure the style file is maintained according to requirements and audits are followed against referring to the style files.
❖ Daily issuing DHU & top three defects reports to all responsible departments and updating to management.
❖ Evaluate daily quality audits. Ensure the Merchandise to be eligible for AQL.
❖ Interaction and communication with merchandiser at different stages of production.
❖ Conducts management audit, On-line audit, Mid-line audit, & final random inspections.
❖ To report to the Higher management team and production on the On-line, Mid-line, & final inspections and take corrective measures in-time.
❖ Final inspection as per AQL level 1.5.
❖ Communicate with fabric and technical team to ensure the due diligence/ Promotional
Claims are in place.
❖ Assessing the annual resource requirements of the section, preparing the departmental
budget, monitoring and...

Assistant Q.A Manager

Zodiac Clothing Company

April 2007 - February 2012

Duration: Apr/2007- Feb/2012 (4 Year 8 month)
Buyers Handled: Guess, Next, H&M, Pepe Jeans, Jack &Jones, Marks&Spencer, Zara Man, TMW, Joop jeans, River Island,
S 'Oliver, HIJ (we), Burton, Zodiac, Zod and Z3.

Key Responsibility Areas
❖ Understand various requirements of buyers then prepare the styles and quality standards and submit this to vendors.
❖ Conduct the Pre Production Meeting and to highlight the quality Issues.
❖ Start the Pilot Run and Study the difficulties arise in the Shop Floor and provide the technical support for the production team.
❖ Ensure the Daily Quality Checks in the Line for the Construction of the garment and specs.
❖ managing a team of 50 Q.C's and 20 on line auditors across four factories
❖ Evaluating daily quality audits. Ensure the Merchandise to be eligible for AQL.
❖ Giving approval for dyeing (pigment & reactive), washing, printing and embroidery by matching with buyers standard
❖ Interaction and communication with merchandiser at different stages of production.
❖ Responsible for inspection of outside production units.
❖ Responsible for top sample approvals from buyers before final inspection.
❖ Conducts On-line, Mid-line, & final random inspections.
❖ Mid inspection.
❖ Final inspection as per AQL level 2.5 for export orders and gives final shipment approval
❖ Giving approval for different washes for Denim Products this includes enzyme, denimix, acid, deni mix pigment over dyed, rinse and stone washes
❖ Handling four units of Zodiac which are located in Bangalore

DPAM, Lee Cooper, GLF, and Kiabi

Pradhan Mercantile (P) Ltd

April 2005 - April 2007

Position: Quality Assurance in charge - Sampling & Outsourcing
Duration: Apr/2005 -Apr/2007 (2yrs)
Buyers handled: Harris Wilson, Armand Theiry, Banana Moon, Cache
cache, DPAM, Lee Cooper, GLF, and Kiabi

Key Responsibility Areas
❖ Establish quality standards to assure the quality of products up to customer satisfaction.
❖ monitoring adherence to quality systems & maintaining requisite documents.
❖ conducting pre-production meetings at vendor place and explaining product requirement to the factories.
❖ studying each style thoroughly with a proper analysis of its operations.
❖ Following the time and action calendar on a day-to-day basis for each style.
❖ Coordinating the various departments like CAD, Fabric, Merchandising, Quality, Sampling
❖ Controlling of all the units including the Cutting, Stitching and Finishing units outside.
❖ Reduce the material rejection by streamlining the Quality Control parameters
❖ Solving the problems related to technical issue in pattern, cutting, production, & finishing.
❖ Responsible for approvals and inspections at the different stages of order execution.
❖ Responsible for PROTO/ SIZE-SET/ IC SAMPLE and sending to buyer for approval.
❖ Responsible for on - line inspection
❖ Mid inspection.
❖ Final inspection as per AQL level 2.5
❖ Internal audit before offering final shipment.
❖ Making Reports for Pilot run, Production Approval, Final Inspection as per AQL Level.
❖ Making the Production Quality reports day to day.

A.I Enterprises, Bangalore.
Position: Quality In charge - Production
Period: Sept/2003 - Apr/2005(1 yrs 7 Months)
Buyers: Tom Tailor, Half Moon, GAP, Concord, Target, Limited Too,
Perry Ellis

Key Responsibility Areas:
❖ Batch setting
❖ Following AQL level 1.5 quality systems in batch.
❖ Assuring the quality standards up to customer satisfaction.
❖ Updating daily quality reports to management.
❖ Giving instructions to batch QC's and batch checkers.
❖ Good File maintenance.

Quality Controller - Sewing &Finishing

Gartex Insta Apparels

June 2003 - September 2003

(6 Months)
Buyers: Tommy Hilfiger, Tommy Jeans, DKNY, GUESS, Hollister

Key Roles & Responsibilities:
❖ Check the cutting before loading to batch
❖ Helping supervisors for batch setting.
❖ Preparing daily reports and updating to management.
❖ Following AQL level 1.5 quality systems in batch.

Assistant Q.A Manager

Quantum Clothing India Ltd
(A full service vendor to M&S bought out from CV clothing in 2000 and now ITOCHU Group)
Position: Assistant Q.A Manager

Qualifications & Certifications

Kannur University

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