Quality Manager


Offered by:


St. Gallen

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. SGS is the global benchmark for sustainability, quality, and integrity. 97,000 employees operate a network of 2,650 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer, and more interconnected world.Part of the SGS Group, bluesign technologies ag is a globally active company with headquarters in St. Gallen, Switzerland, and global offices with 95 employees worldwide. It was founded in 2000. The bluesign® system is a holistic approach that ensures the minimization of chemical risks to the environment and people in the whole textile and related supply chain.

Job Description

The quality manager is responsible for developing and continuously improving the management system together with the responsible functions in our global organization and manages our journey towards accreditation as a product certification body (ISO 17065). Furthermore he/she takes care of our Business Continuity Management together with our mother company SGS.  As a matter of course this includes internal audits and trainings of the bluesign team.
  • Implement and maintain management system (ISO 9001, 17065)
  • Monitor the management system, report on performance, and identify need for improvement
  • Establish an internal audit program and perform internal audits
  • Manage the accreditation process
  • Maintain and improve business continuity management
  • Training and education of the bluesign team on management system and business continuity management topics


  • Education and experience in implementation and maintenance of management systems (ISO 9001) and process management, internal auditor
  • Experience with accreditation (ideally ISO 17067/17065)
  • Favorably with professional experience in product certification and/or environmental labelling
  • Education and experience with Business Continuity Management
  • Experience in project management
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken. Preferably good German skills
  • IT affinity
  • Professional experience in the service sector beneficial
  • Nice to have: od kledge in the fields of textile, environment, consumer safety and textile chemistry
  • Well-organized, independent coordinator, project manager and team player
  • Acts solution oriented and decisively
  • Consistent and precise attitude
  • Experience in and respect for working across different countries, cultures and languages