Vendor Quality Control Director directs the evaluation of vendors' operations and products for compliance with company quality standards. Develops strategies to identify and assess potential new vendors. Being a Vendor Quality Control Director establishes standards for quality control plans, audits, metrics, testing, and specifications. Creates strategies and goals in identifying and resolving vendor quality issues. Additionally, Vendor Quality Control Director oversees vendor performance improvement initiatives. Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a top management. The Vendor Quality Control Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Vendor Quality Control Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.