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


01535 633364


Job Purpose

To effectively lead, motivate and engage the Senior Team Leaders/ Team Leaders to achieve the budgeted production targets while ensuring the quality standards, following the LEAN manufacturing methodology and right-first-time approach.


  • Inspire the weaving teams to deliver outstanding performance, overcome challenges and drive results
  • Motivate and inspire the Senior Team Leaders/ Team leaders to achieve or exceed the team performance targets
  • Ensure production teams authorised absence/holidays are managed in line with production requirements to mitigate the reduction in productivity
  • Ensure that poor performance is addressed, and Employee Relations issues are resolved within the parameters of company procedure seeking coaching/ guidance from HR where appropriate or Production management. Inspire focus within the production team to produce quality excellence
  • Effectively plan the loading of orders in collaboration with Production Management to maintain or achieve improved efficiencies
  • Allocate work, monitor and record daily progress to ensure (hourly/ daily) shift workload targets are achieved
  • Drive performance and growth, through excellent operational knowledge
  • Cultivate our skills and talent to encourage continuous improvement and focus on continuous learning
  • Continually seek and find opportunities to achieve operational excellence and inspire this within your team
  • Support and encourage the production team to embrace continuous improvement and lean projects
  • Seek out opportunities within the production team to make changes in a collaborative way and use the lean techniques to create improvements
  • Establish a learning culture and seek opportunities to encourage multi-skilling as per skills matrix/ training options
  • Encourage and support team leader development creating sustainability
  • Define, create and develop solutions to identify the root cause of problems to avoid future occurrences and develop this practice within the production teams
  • Ensure the production teams are performing at the appropriate skill level to meet the production plan, identify future training needs and ensure training/coaching is carried out to maintain operational efficiencies
  • Offer Feedback, be visible and approachable
  • Lead with a presence on the frontline, as a brand ambassador and a role model for Burberry values and behaviours
  • Continually monitor team performance (efficiency, speed, accuracy, quality, attendance, attitude and behaviour), taking necessary action where appropriate to improve standards.
  • Monitor, coach and provide feedback to the team on production and quality targets to achieve operational excellence
  • Nurture our craftsmanship, explore new opportunities and protect our heritage
  • Effectively monitor and improve quality standards and create effective partnerships with areas such as quality/ technical
  • Liaise with maintenance and management to identify investment areas and to obtain new/additional machinery required
  • Embed a culture of pride within the working environment
  • Ensure the company health and safety policy is followed by all production teams and protect the brand by educating others of risks and responsibilities
  • Influence behaviour, embed brand knowledge, inspire pride and passion
  • Create and maintain team spirit/morale within team and across IM to achieve a common goal
  • Create within the production team a strong connection of the product and to the Brand
  • Establish role model behaviours within Team Leaders so they display the company values and support corporate and internal manufacturing policy and objectives
  • Embed within the production team good knowledge and passion about the Brand

Personal Profile

  • Excellent textile background and knowledge of garment construction.
  • Strong awareness of luxury garments and high-quality standards and resolving technical challenges to improve quality.
  • Experience of managing large teams and developing people within a manufacturing environment
  • Proven ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Strong communication and people skills.
  • A proactive approach to tasks working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good working knowledge of technology including Excel, Word.
  • Proven problem-solving skills.
  • NVQ Level 3 or 4 in textiles or equivalent.
  • Good level of education in literacy and numeracy.


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