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The right talent

Take a look below at a selection of the top talent we are proactively working with right now.

Ref: 3193

Production Operations Manager

Greater Manchester

Production Operations Manager


-Worked with high speed weaving machines, PLC controlled drivers, touchscreen programming equipment, warping machines, warp knitting machines, circular knitting machines, lacquered & dobby weaving machines, back coating & finishing machines, yarn dyeing and piece dyeing machine, lamination machines, embossing machines and relaxed dryers.

-Implemented predictive maintenance management which has further improved production output through reduced loss of production time.

-Introduced a multiskilled approach to production where all operatives can seamlessly interchange within the production environment reducing reject rates from 7% to below 2.5%.

-Improved reporting functionality and overall production visibility through implementation of SAP software.

-Consistently managed demand from OEMs through adapting shift patterns and overtime rotas.

-Continued review & analysis of production routes together with making improvements has resulted in cost saving on utilities (coal, gas, electricity).

-Lead contributor in global production management team meetings, hosted internationally between Germany, Belgium, Australia, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico & China gaining a very in-depth knowledge of production processes, challenges & initiatives internationally.

-A commercially astute manager who understands the vertical manufacturing process within textiles.

I'd like to arrange an interview
Ref: 5687

Operations Manager – Apparel

Greater Manchester

Operations Manager – Apparel


-A performance-driven leader with massive experience across the UK, Ireland and the rest of the world.

-Proven success in turning around poor performing businesses.

-Introduction of technological systems to generate cost efficiencies.

-Achieved 100% capability growth in less than 2 years in a fully operational factory.

-Well versed in QA, QC, Operations and Logistics.

-Is a strategic planner with high level of commercial awareness.

-30 years experience in textiles with vertical knowledge; predominantly in clothing / apparel but has hands-on experience across the whole manufacturing process.

-Incredibly passionate about textiles, this candidate is looking for a challenging environment where he can make an impact.

-Open to General Manager, Operations Manager, Operations Director level roles.

I'd like to arrange an interview
Ref: 6203

Open to Director, Head of, Senior Management, GM, BDM roles


Open to Director, Head of, Senior Management, GM, BDM roles.


-Over 33 years of experience within the textiles industry.

-Owner/MD of a soft furnishings and upholstery supplier

-Solely responsible for the new business startup of a soft furnishings wholesaler and was responsible for the ongoing growth and development in a demanding marketplace.

-Approved trusted supplier to independent and hotel chains, care homes and hospitality.

-Overall business management including P&L, sales & marketing, design, and sourcing whilst also being ‘hands on’ in the installation of soft furnishings, upholstered and filled products.

-Formed an exceptional network of contacts, both UK customers and international suppliers and has developed strong and effective long-term relationships with customers and suppliers.

-Solution-focused with a hands-on approach, they’re self-motivated and highly disciplined.

-Wealth of experience in project management, from project phase through to project completion.

-As a small business owner, this person understands how to multi-task, wearing lots of different hats.

-Experience in leading and managing teams.

-Effective communicator with a huge wealth of knowledge in the textiles industry.

-Places a high value on customer satisfaction, ensuring high-performance standards, quality products and meeting budget requirements.

I'd like to arrange an interview
Ref: 3776

Supply Chain Director

Greater Manchester

Highly experienced Supply Chain Director with extensive experience within strategic sourcing, development of international supply chains with key focus on European and Far East suppliers, global planning & procurement, NPD, supplier audits. Team management including ongoing coaching and development. Annual spend budget c£40m.
Multi-million pound cost savings with many previous businesses.
Industry: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive.
CIPS & qualified auditor.
Looking for a role with autonomy, a business where this person can add value and make a difference, whether that be an SME or a corporate. Supply Chain Director, Head of Supply Chain, Leadership team role.
I'd like to arrange an interview
Ref: 5955

Commercial Manager


An experienced Commercial Manager with 8 years’ experience within the textiles industry. A wealth of management skills, including project management, purchasing, negotiating, business development, import and export management and people management. A highly efficient and data driven person who excels in a business where improvements are needed.
Has joined businesses and implemented all necessary measures to make sure company workflow moves more efficiently.
Certificates in international chamber various export courses and lean six sigma trained.
Looking for a management position within the textiles industry, where they can develop and motivate a team and assist company growth.
I'd like to arrange an interview
Ref: 4684

Sustainability / Technical Manager

South Manchester

Highly experienced across sustainability, compliance, quality, sourcing, testing and production.
Awarded Associate of the Textile Institute for development work of non-fluorocarbon fabric treatments.
Has a BSc (Hons) in Textile Design & Production.
Worked within Clothing, Apparel, Equine and Outerwear.
Would love a role which has a focus on reducing the carbon footprint. Happy for Technical Manager or Sustainability Manager roles.
I'd like to arrange an interview
Ref: 7000

Managing Director


A confident leader who “loves complexity”.
Successful in change management and business alignment.
Experience in textiles, technology and general manufacturing.
Worked on turnaround projects in other countries including the Far East.
Permanent or Contract opportunities considered.
I'd like to arrange an interview

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