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Title:  Factory QA Associate

Job ID:  88338
Country:  Taiwan
City:  Tainan City
Professional area:  Manufacturing Services
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Tainan City, TNQ, TW, 70955


We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries. We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 83% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why JTI is recognized with various Employer of Choice certifications across different countries and regions.

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

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This job advertisement will remain open until filled

Local applicants are welcome.

Department: Quality Assurance

Location: Tainan City, Taiwan
Reporting to: Quality Assurance Manager

Role: Permanent



  • Responsible to establish and manage material shelf life control and Incoming printed NTM control process. Back-up Factory Approver to assure the Change Order Status in SAP is being performed by all view maintainers in the factory. Coordinate quality-related activities for New Product Development (NPD) with R&D and factory cross-function departments. Responsible to manage the quality samples sent for R&D evaluation on time.



  • NPD Support and Material Management 
    • Collaborate with NPD, R&D, Production, and Engineering teams to carry out related feasibility checks, material trials, specification approval, preproduction, and prototypes in line with the PLM schedule.
    • Ensure NPD projects are realized as expectations and ensure smooth First production and required sampling for R&D and market with timely information sharing and documenting new product information.
    • Material trial run with local /global strategy and handling the material issue
  • Specification and Factory Approval
    • ​​​​​​​Act as the main contact person for factory approval and specification management related to NPD projects and brand maintenance activities initiated by either R&D or the factory.
    • Ensure primary blend templates are maintained and shared with relevant functions accordingly.
  • Quality Guidelines and ISO 9001

    • Coordinate R&D Manual revisions to be reflected in factory internal processes and ensure information is shared to all relevant functions smoothly and being followed up. 

    • Coordinate ISO 9001 activities within the factory.

  • Ingredient Submission and Shelf Life Control

    • Involvement in government audit and ingredient submission process to be fully in line with regulations.

    • Closely monitor the shelf life process and take relevant actions timely for smooth material management.

  • 5S3R, EHS, Compliance, and Backup

    • Carry out 5S3R, EHS, Contamination prevention, and ISO requirements for ensuring a compliant and safe work environment.

    • Ensure proper backup of QA associates during their absences and when required.



  • Must-Have:
    • University degree in a related field
    • At least 3 years of experience in a manufacturing setup. (FMCG, Packaging)
    • QA experience is an advantage
    • Quality management system and process knowledge
    • Good communication /cooperation skills between different functions and external/internal stakeholders
    • Good English Communication Skills (Verbal and Written)
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • High Attention to Details
    • Computer Skills: Especially in Excel, Word, and ERP system, SAP knowledge is a plus



  • Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply.
  • We will make sure every candidate will receive a reply within 2 weeks after the application deadline.

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