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Junction Mills, Skipton Rd, Cross Hills, Keighley BD20 7SE


01535 633364



Working as part of a dedicated team you will assist in the production of the Burberry iconic fabric.  To wind warp and weft packages of outstanding quality ensuring always that they are of the correct material & length and that yarn is always run onto the correct cone type, colour and size. To be aware of priorities within the Mill, and respond accordingly to match the production plan. You will work to the highest quality whilst achieving daily targets and ensuring continuous production by ensuring highest productivity on the winding machinery.


Incorporate your knowledge to deliver outstanding performance and overcome challenges

  • Maintaining safety aspects of all winding machines i.e. All Control Buttons – Safety Guards
  • Ensure that all the packages are wound to the specification and to a high standard
  • Execute the daily and weekly preventative maintenance programme
  • Ensure that all the yarns to be used are of the specified count, colour and material
  • To utilise all the machinery to its full potential at all times
  • Ensure relevant documentation for package identification are present, both warp and weft
  • To follow company procedure on the documentation of logging faults & repairs on the winding machines and passing to the line manager
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of different methods of package preparation and presentation
  • To distribute weft yarn to production when required

Cultivate your skills and talent to encourage continuous improvement and focus on continuous learning 

  • Continually seek to find opportunities to achieve operational excellence by being actively involved in daily team briefings
  • Attend appropriate training sessions to improve knowledge and development
  • Use lean tools to problem solve and find root causes
  • Implement corrective and preventative actions to eliminate defects in winding
  • Develop and improve your ways of working to increase efficiency within your work area
  • Seek out opportunities and provide feedback to your line manager on areas for improvement
  • Have the ability to follow instructions and Standard Operating Procedures/ support creation of SOPs when required
  • Demonstrate flexible approach to meet production demands

Onus of conduct and behaviours

  • Act as a brand ambassador and embrace Burberry values and behaviours
  • Continually monitor your own performance ensuring efficiency, speed and accuracy are maintained without compromising the quality
  • Act responsibly in line with Burberry code of conduct
  • Respect your colleagues and have pride in your work
  • Protect your working environment by taking care of your work equipment and ensuring your work station is maintained to the highest standard
  • Support the optimisation of production with a flexible approach to cover team members absence/ holidays/ alternate shifts as the business requires

Nurture our craftsmanship, explore new opportunities and protect our heritage

  • Continually explore new opportunities
  • Ensure equipment and machinery are operated in a responsible manner, in line with maintenance and Health and Safety Policy
  • Be responsible of Health & Safety of yourself and your co-workers
  • Take advantage of every opportunity to explore and support new ways of working
  • Nurture new talent by assisting with training of apprentices, new team members

Influence behaviour, embed brand knowledge, inspire pride and passion

  • Embrace Burberry’s digital platforms and the growing Burberry chat communities
  • Encourage and support your team members in accessing the Burberry World portal
  • Share knowledge with team members to develop brand awareness and passion for the product

Collaborate with others to enhance team-work and create a connected culture

  • Escalate operational issues to your line manager and work to resolve them by identifying the root cause
  • Adhere to H&S policy and procedures, take appropriate action to escalate when required and work in collaboration with your team members and line manager.
  • Liaise with other departments as and when required

Connecting with others

  • All Internal Manufacturing
  • Burberry associates
  • External & Internal Visitors

Measures of success

  • Achieves expected level of production targets
  • Achieves expected level of quality standards
  • Performs variety of operations within the assigned area

Desirable Experience

  • Textile background – experience working on winding machines to high quality standards
  • Ability to follow instructions and specifications
  • Precision and accuracy
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving using Lean tools and techniques

Desirable Qualification

  • GSCE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent)


CORE VALUES Protect, Explore, Inspire



Support the delivery of industry-leading iconic products by leveraging your expertise and knowledge, offering excellent service to internal and external customers.


Strive to exceed targets and achieve excellent performance, overcoming any challenges.  Think innovatively and have the confidence to put forward new ideas, and share with the team.


Think team in everything you do – we can achieve so much more if everyone works together.  Approach everything you do with passion and enthusiasm and take pride in your work.  Actively be a part of the brand and embed the Burberry culture


Have passion for learning and take responsibility for developing your capabilities. Use your skills to the benefit of the team and to help others develop.


Protect the brand, environment and our local and global communities by acting responsibly and thoughtfully in the decisions you make.


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