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Factory Compliance Auditor

Aliases: Compliance Auditor

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Factory Compliance Auditor is expected to perform include:

  • Conducting regular audits in the apparel factory to check if the unit is functioning in accordance to the industry regulations, standards and policies
  • Preparing a detailed report of the audit findings with remarks on system adequacy, system conformance or deviation, if any
  • Evaluating information to determine compliance with standards
  • Checking compliance with product protocol
  • Judging the overall system performance
  • Evaluating all the information to determine compliance with the set standards
  • Preparing the audit report
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system is not available
  • Overtime may be involved
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization​

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferably, graduate with legal/social/technical specialization
  • Certified training for Factory Compliance Auditor (programme aligned to AMH/Q 2201 released by Apparel Made – Ups Home Furnishing)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of apparel factory environment, processes and systems 
  • Knowledge of labour laws related to the industry functioning and processes
  • Skilled in assessing all the information gathered during the audit and making a report on the same
  • Skilled in observing, receiving and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources for the report making
  • Ability to use and maintain personal protective equipment where required during inspection
  • Ability to deal with organizational compliance, customer compliance and compliance with all national and international laws and regulations
  • Proficient in planning and managing all the work routine based on company procedures
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Training in quality systems (Six Sigma, TQM)/audit training
  • Effective communication skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Colleges offering Bachelor's in law, social sciences ​or technical fields ​across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://puchd.ac.in/syllabus.php?qstrfacid=11

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4

Factory Compliance Auditor  Compliance Manager → General Manager

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with experience - Rs 40,200 to Rs 60,200 per month
These figures are indicative and subject to change
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Generally, 1-2 years of work experience in compliance/auditing

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
  • Garment manufacturing units
  • Factories 
KEYWORDS 

Auditor

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157543.4001Factory Compliance Auditor
ISCO 20087543Product Graders and Testers (Excluding Food and Beverages)
NIC 200814101, 14102, 14103, 14301, 14309Manufacture of all types of textile garments and clothing accessories, Manufacture of rain coats of waterproof textile fabrics or plastic sheeting, Manufacture of hats, caps and other clothing accessories such as gloves, belts, ties, cravats, hairnets etc., Manufacture of knitted or crocheted wearing apparel and other made-up articles directly into shape (pullovers, cardigans, jerseys, waistcoats and similar articles), Manufacture of other knitted and crocheted apparel including hosiery
QP ReferenceAMH/Q2201Factory Compliance Auditor
NSQFLevel 6Not available
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