Ashley Manor Upholstery Limited Vacancies 2022 in Dudley, England, United Kingdom – Cut and Sew Manager

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About Us

Ashley Manor Upholstery is part of a group of large furniture manufacturers in the UK under the umbrella of TCM Living. Although you may not have heard of our name you will have seen our sofa’s. We design and manufacture furniture for some of the most well known stores in the UK.

Role Summary

The Cutting / Parting & Sewing Manager will be responsible for managing the department’s team and suppliers to ensure planned volumes are achieved in a safe and efficient manner. They will take control of stock levels, stock availability and ensure that supplier performance is at the agreed levels and that total cost of supply is minimised. They will take responsibility at a local level for all housekeeping and H&S requirements.

Core performance areas

  • Ensure stock levels are maintained at agreed levels.
  • Actively manage obsolete and redundant stock to minimise its value and dispose of as necessary.
  • Measure and report on internal supplier performance where applicable in line with agreed production deadlines. Liaise with production team to ensure good communication.
  • Proactively manage the department to create a positive and productive environment.
  • Expediting deliveries to avoid or minimise the impact of stock shortages.
  • Manage and introduce new models in accordance with the NPI strategies agreed with the Development department.
  • Investigate new materials and support NPD to ensure timely introduction of new products and materials
  • Build strong professional relationships with key suppliers. (Including internal)
  • Be proactive in terms of continual improvement and innovation.
  • Be proactive in terms of recruitment and business improvement.
  • Be in complete control of the department’s PBR system and maintenance program with Lectra.

Key skills and experience


  • Manage the Department to ensure that the team and the individuals meet their objectives.
  • Ensure that the Department has objectives aligned with company stock management targets and goals.
  • Manage holidays and absences to ensure adequate staffing levels are cover.
  • Support any development plans and/or training requirements that have been identified.
  • Be an active member of the site Operations Management team, supporting Ops to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Take day-to-day management and direction from the Works Manager as required.
  • Liaise with suppliers, the Quality Manager and Operations team to ensure specifications and requirements are fully understood and agreed by our suppliers.
  • Liaise with the Quality team regarding non-conformance process and support as required.
  • Proactively manage resolution of supply issues caused by rejected materials.


  • Previous people management experience, desirable.
  • Must be prepared to undertake further training as part of his/her personal development program.
  • Able to use Microsoft Office

Company: Ashley Manor Upholstery Limited

Vacancy Type: Full-time

Job Location:  Dudley, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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