Assistant Production Team Leader - Days - BURBERRY - Castleford - Wizbii

Assistant Production Team Leader - Days

  • Castleford (United Kingdom)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description

Req ID: 102486


Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.


To have the vision, ambition and future ability to effectively lead, motivate and engage a team of skilled production operators to produce high quality garments within the agreed production schedule and to effectively deputise for the team leader.


·  Support the team meetings and assist the Team Leader to motivate and inspire the team to improve output and quality
·  Support the Team Leader in addressing poor performance and behaviour by proving coaching and training
·  Inspire focus within the team to produce quality excellence 
·  Allocate work, monitor and record daily progress to ensure (hourly/ daily) shift workload targets are achieved in absence of the Team Leader
·  Drive performance and growth, through excellent technical skills and garment knowledge
·  Define, create and develop solutions to identify the root cause to problems to avoid future occurrences
·  Support the Team Leader to identify to identify future training needs and ensure training/coaching is carried out to maintain operational efficiencies
·  Lead with presence on the frontline, as a brand ambassador and a role model for Burberry values and behaviours
·  Escalate performance issues (efficiency, speed, accuracy, quality, attendance, attitude and behaviour) of operators to the Team Leader
·  Monitor, coach and provide feedback to the team on production and quality targets to achieve operational excellence in the absence of the Team Leader
·  Support the Team Leader to effectively monitor and improve quality standards
·  Ensure the company health and safety policy is followed by all operators and protect the brand by educating operators of risks and responsibilities
·  Escalate operational issues to the Team Leaders or person accountable in absence of the Team Leader
·  Adhere to H&S policy and procedures, take appropriate action to escalate when required
·  Support the Team Leader to embed a team culture to create engagement
·  Support a high standard of communication through team briefing, consultation, employee reviews and one to one performance conversations in absence of the Team Leader


·  Experience of working in a similar role is preferred
·  Strong knowledge of garment construction and sewing experience
·  Strong awareness of luxury garments and high quality standards
·  Strong communication and people skills
·  Proactive approach to tasks working in a fast-paced environment
·  Good IT skills including Microsoft Excel and Word
·  Ability to problem solve
·  Good level of education in literacy and numeracy
·  NVQ Level 2 in garment manufacturing or equivalent is desirable

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || Castleford || Supply Chain || Supply Chain || n/a ||

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