HIRING: Quality Manager

Cordoba Music Group is a leading manufacturer and distributor of acoustic and electric guitars, ukuleles, basses and musical instrument accessories.  Some of CMG’s brands include Cordoba Guitars®, Guild Guitars®, DeArmond® and HumiCase®, which are internationally distributed and played by a wide range of musicians.  Cordoba is the largest supplier of nylon string guitars and ukuleles in U.S. retail chains, online retailers, and independent dealers across the USA. Guild is an iconic brand of acoustic and electric instruments with roots going back to the early 50’s. Other CMG brands include Savarez®, and Aquila®, of which CMG is the largest importer and U.S. distributor.  The company’s corporate headquarters are located in Santa Monica, CA, and distribution and manufacturing facility is in Oxnard, CA. 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with internal teams to develop and provide timely feedback and decision-making to support growth and success of brands in global marketplace
  • Work as a team with supply chain, sales and operations to coordinate activities, optimize product flow, efficiency and profitability
  • Support sales and service teams with in-depth product knowledge and guidance
  • Support finance to identify issues that may affect the overall performance, and be able to react accordingly within the boundaries of the business strategy

Requirements

  • Strong analytical skills, drawing upon multiple data sources and formats
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detailed knowledge of and experience with guitars, including repair and restoration
  • In depth brand & product knowledge of fretted instruments
  • Customer service and mentor-oriented approach to problem-solving
  • 3-5 years previous management experience including complex project management
  • Experience in supply chain or factory-facing development experience a plus
  • Ability to navigate multiple competing priorities and thrive in a dynamic team environment
  • Detailed and disciplined approach to execution of strategy, continuous improvement and a hands-on attitude
  • Excitement and passion for guitars and music!

Please send cover letter, resume, and compensation requirements to hiring@cordobamusicgroup.com with “Quality Manager” followed by your name as the subject.  No phone calls please.

Please note that this job specification is not intended to be a complete list of duties, and additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.


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