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Blending & Support Manager

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Blending & Support Manager

Blending & Support Manager - Ulster Yarns

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Full Time

Ulster Yarns is a wholly owned subsidiary of our parent company Ulster Carpets.  We are seeking a Blending & Support Manager to manage the overall production and maintenance requirements in the blending department, maximising quality and efficiency in line with production requirements. Provide an operational support function, coordinating Health & Safety activities across the Dewsbury and Wakefield sites.

Applicants should demonstrate:

  • 3-5 years experience in Production Management preferably within a textile environment
  • Significant experience of people management
  • A practical working knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and the ability to lead and manage this function including accident investigation and reporting
  • IT literate particularly with Microsoft, and ERP/time and attendance systems
  • Excellent communicator and facilitator
  • Strong organisation and planning skills
  • The site operates 24/5, therefore a flexible approach to work is available

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Organise the Blending departmental workflow whilst achieving and monitoring production and quality targets
  • Maximise efficiencies through optimum use of people resources, raw materials, machinery and equipment, and minimising machine downtime
  • Management of stock control
  • Manage the performance and output of the team ensuring all operatives are provided with training in all aspects of blending, safety and quality
  • Investigate site-wide (Dewsbury and Wakefield) accidents in line with company policy, communicating with the Operations Director and QSHE Manager
  • Support the wider management team with administration aspects which relate to induction, training, safety and personnel management

To apply please submit your CV to recruit@ulstercarpets.com