Operation Bulletin and SMV of a Nano Chino Pant

Operation Bulletin and SMV of a Nano Chino Pant

I have written this article so that you can have a good idea of Operation Bulletin and SMV of a Nano Chino Pant. Here Total SAM is 28.93 and 92 manpower needed for Nano chino pant. Operation breakdown, manpower, machine, and production target given in below.

Operation Bulletin and SMV of a Nano Chino Pant
Style Name & NO :   SAM Avg 10%+ 0.35 Max 0.36
Buyer:   28.93 0.32 10%- 0.28 Min 0.24
Description: NANO CHINO Efficiency 70% 80% 85% 90%
Tar/Hr 133 152 161 171
S/N M/C Guide/Presser foot Folder Section Operation SAM Tar/Hr TAKT Man Power Remarks
1 IRON Patch W/B fuse 0.28 214 0.28 1
2 BLIND Loop make 0.36 167 0.36 1
3 SNLS 24 mm Single fly binding 0.16 375 0.32 0.5
5 SNLS CR 1/16 guide Front pocket Facing join-large 0.31 194 0.31 1
6 SNLS CR 1/16 guide Front pocket Facing join-small 0.31 194 0.31 1
7 SNLS CR 1/16 guide Mini pocket Join 0.32 188 0.32 1
8 HP W/B & contrast mark & cut 0.31 194 0.31 1
9 SNLS Hanger guide W/B contrast join 0.35 171 0.35 1
10 IRON Pesting press at w/b 0.36 167 0.36 1
11 SNLS CR 1/16 guide Size label join 0.34 176 0.34 1
12 SNLS Ordinary guide Care label join 0.34 176 0.34 1
13 HP Back Mark welt pocket Position 0.24 250 0.24 1
14 3OL Back panel serging 0.57 105 0.29 2 Serging machine
15 SNLS CR 1/16 guide Welt pocket Facing join 0.31 194 0.31 1
16 SNLS Ordinary guide Back dart make 0.33 182 0.33 1
17 IRON Back dart & bon press 0.32 188 0.32 1
18 APW Welt pocket Make 0.33 182 0.33 1
19 HP Welt pocket Corner cut 0.3 200 0.3 1
20 HP Match front & back panel 0.3 200 0.3 1
21 SNLS Ordinary guide Welt pocket Corner tack 0.33 182 0.33 1
22 SNLS CR 1/16 guide Facing close 0.32 188 0.32 1
23 IRON Welt pocket Press 0.55 109 0.28 2
24 SNLS Ordinary guide Keyhole tack 0.3 200 0.3 1
25 KH Keyhole make 0.32 188 0.32 1
26 EC Ordinary guide Back pocket Bag close 0.71 85 0.36 2
27 SNLS Zipper guide Back pocket inner stitch 0.31 194 0.31 1
28 SNLS CR 1/4 guide Back pocket Bag t/s 0.61 98 0.31 2
29 SNLS CR 1/16 guide Main label join 0.33 182 0.33 1
30 SNLS Ordinary guide FRONT Coin pocket join 0.34 176 0.34 1
31 SNLS Ordinary guide Front pocket Join 0.34 176 0.34 1
32 5OL Coin pocket Ol 0.31 194 0.31 1
33 SNLS Ordinary guide Coin pocket Tack 0.31 194 0.31 1
34 SNLS CR 1/16 guide Front pocket Edge stitch 0.33 182 0.33 1
35 EC Ordinary guide Front pocket Bag close 0.32 188 0.32 1
36 SNLS CR 1/4 guide Front pocket Bag t/s 0.33 182 0.33 1
37 SNLS Ordinary guide Front pocket Tack side & waist-Right 0.31 194 0.31 1
38 SNLS Ordinary guide Front pocket Tack side & waist-Left 0.31 194 0.31 1
39 SNLS Ordinary guide Double fly make & coin pocket Rolling 0.33 182 0.33 1
40 3OL Front rise & fly ol 0.34 176 0.34 1
41 SNLS CR 1/16 guide Single fly join & t/s 0.32 188 0.32 1
42 IRON Fly press 0.31 194 0.31 1
43 SNLS CR 1/16 guide Zipper join 0.32 188 0.32 1
44 SNLS Zipper guide Double fly join 0.34 176 0.34 1
45 SNLS CR 1/16 guide Zipper t/s 0.31 194 0.31 1
46 SNLS Ordinary guide Front rise tack 0.32 188 0.32 1
47 SNLS Ordinary guide J-stitch make 0.31 194 0.31 1
48 HP Assembly Back panel opening mark 0.31 194 0.31 1
49 HP Front panel opening mark 0.31 194 0.31 1
50 3OL Front panel ol 0.68 88 0.34 2
51 SNCS Side seam join 0.89 67 0.3 3
52 IRON Front pocket Linning press 0.31 194 0.31 1
53 IRON Btm. Hem press 0.31 194 0.31 1
54 SNLS Ordinary guide Front pkt.tack with inseam 0.3 200 0.3 1
55 SNLS Ordinary guide Front pocket Lining close-left 0.31 194 0.31 1
56 SNLS Ordinary guide Front pocket Lining close-right 0.31 194 0.31 1
57 BARTACK Back welt pocket & coin pocket Bartack- 6 points 0.33 182 0.33 1
58 SNCS Inseam join 0.68 88 0.34 2
59 SNLS Ordinary guide Crosspoint tack 0.32 188 0.32 1
60 DNCS Back rise join 0.33 182 0.33 1 Tandom
61 SNLS Ordinary guide Back panel hidden stitch 0.32 188 0.32 1
62 HP W/B & loop match 0.32 188 0.32 1
63 SNLS Ordinary guide Loop join 0.65 92 0.33 2 Laser light
64 EC Ordinary guide W/B join 0.88 68 0.29 3
65 HP Turn body 0.31 194 0.31 1
66 HP Mark hook & bar position 0.31 194 0.31 1
67 H & B Att. hook & bar 0.31 194 0.31 1
68 SNLS Ordinary guide Main label join 0.31 194 0.31 1
70 SNLS Ordinary guide Mouth close -upper 0.33 182 0.33 1
71 SNLS Ordinary guide Mouth close -lower 0.33 182 0.33 1
72 SNLS Ordinary guide Mouth t/s 0.33 182 0.33 1
73 SNLS Needle feed W/B close 0.64 94 0.32 2
74 SNLS CR 1/16 guide Double fly t/s 0.34 176 0.34 1
75 BARTACK Loop down & cross point bartack-6 points 0.33 182 0.33 1
76 BARTACK Loop & front pocket bag bartack-7 points 0.61 98 0.31 2
77 BARTACK Contrast tack-4 points 0.32 188 0.32 1
78 HP Thread cut 0.32 188 0.32 1
79 BARTACK Front pocket & fly bartack-6 points 0.34 176 0.34 1
80 SNLS G guide Btm. Hem rolling 0.52 115 0.26 2
Total 28.93 176 24.8 92  

Machine and operator summary of Sewing operation breakdown

M/C No of Operator
SNLS 45.5
DNCS 1
APW 1
5OL 1
3OL 5
EC 6
KH 1
H & B 1
BARTACK 6
BLIND 1
DIS 0
SNCS 5
HP 10
IRON 8
Total 91.5

Here,

  • SNLS – Single needle lockstitch Machine
  • DNCS- Double-needle chain stitch machine
  • APW – APW Bone machine
  • 5OL –  5 Thread overlock machine
  • 3OL – 3 Thread overlock machine
  • KH – Kansai machine
  • BARTACK – Bartack Machine
  • BLIND – Blindstitch Machine
  • SNCS – Single needle chain stitch machine
  • HP – Helper
  • IRON – Iron Machine

Layout Graph of sewing operation breakdown

Operation Bulletin and SMV of a Nano Chino Pant

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Operation Breakdown and SMV of a Men’s Chino Pant

Operation Breakdown and SMV of a Men’s Chino Pant

Chino pants are made by twill fabric, made of 100% cotton, in stylish and fashionable for men, could produce in different colors. Chino pant can be both long and short types, long are commonly used, to be worn as part of a formal outfit. Peoples can wear it as a casual, semi-casual and formal dress. Here total SMV is 24.15 and 85 sewing machine needed. Here in this article, you will have details of Operation Breakdown and SMV of a Men’s Chino Pant.

Operation Breakdown and SMV of a Men’s Chino Pant

Operation Bulletin and SMV of a Men’s Chino Pant

Operation Breakdown/Bulletin and SMV of a Men’s Chino Pant
SL NO OPERATION Machine No. of Machine SMV Target @ 100% efficiency Target @ 80% efficiency
FRONT PART
1 FNT  FLY FUSING IRN 1 0.2 300 240
2 FNT PART KNEE MARK H 1 0.25 240 192
3 SEAM + COIN PKT MARK H 1 0.35 171 137
4 COIN  BK PKT ROLLING DNL 1 0.3 200 160
5 COIN PKT JOIN & 2ND STC SNL 1 0.15 400 320
6 SEAM I/R IRN 1 0.25 240 192
7 S/FLY+ D/FLY+ FNT RISE SERGING 3OL 1 0.35 171 137
8 THREAT CUT H 1 0.5 120 96
9 FNT PKT FACING JOIN SNL 1 0.25 240 192
10 FNT PKT SEAM JOIN SNL 1 0.25 240 192
11 FNT PKT JOIN SNL 1 0.25 240 192
12 FNT PKT MOUTH ROLLING DNL 1 0.3 200 160
13 THREAD CUT HP 1 0.6 100 80
14 FNT FNT TACK ( HORI.VS VERTICAL) SNL 1 0.4 150 120
15 FNT PKT BAG SERGING 3OL 1 0.75 80 64
17 FNT  PKT BAG  TOP 1/4 SNL 1 0.35 171 137
18 S/FLY JOIN+T/S SNL 1 0.2 300 240
19 ZIPPER JOIN SNL 1 0.35 171 137
20 J-TOP STC MARK H 1 0.25 240 192
21 J-TOP STC DNL 1 0.4 150 120
22 D/FLY JOIN SNL 1 0.35 171 137
23 ZIPPER CLOSE SNL 1 0.25 240 192
24 ZIPPER T/S SNL 1 0.25 240 192
25 FNT RISE T/S DNL 1 0.25 240 192
26 FNT PART WAIST MARK HP 1 0.25 240 192
27 BTM LEG ZIPPER O/L 3OL 1 0.25 240 192
28 0.25 240 0
29 FNT PART CHEACK
30 BK PART 
31 FNT PART KNEE MARK H 1 0.2 300 240
32 BK PART DART+ BON JOIN MARK H 2 0.5 120 192
33 BK BON FACING SERGING 3 OL 1 0.3 200 160
34 BK PART DERT MAKE SNL 1 0.35 171 137
35 BK PART TACK+ BK PKING TACK SNL 1 0.4 150 120
36 BON ROLLING SNL 1 0.3 200 160
37 BON MACHING +BON LENGHT MARK H 2 0.4 150 240
38 BK BON CREASING IRN 2 0.4 150 240
39 BK BON JOIN DNL 2 0.6 100 160
40 BON CUT + TURN OVER H 2 0.5 120 192
41 BON TOP STC DOWN SIDE SNL 3 0.9 67 160
42 BON TOP STC UPPER SIDE SNL 2 0.6 100 160
43 BK BON PKT INSIDE TACK SNL 2 0.45 133 213
44 BK BON PKT BAG SERGING 3 OL 1 0.3 200 160
45 BK BON  PKT BAG 1/4 STC SNL 1 0.3 200 160
46 BK RISE JOIN 5 OL 1 0.25 240 192
47 BK RISE TOP STC FOA 1 0.3 200 160
48 FNT PART MARK H/P 1 0.2 300 240
49 BK PART CHEACK QC
50 ASSEMBLY
51 FNT+ Bk PART MATCHING H 1 0.3 200 160
52 SIDESEAM JOIN 5 OL 2 0.5 120 192
53 CARE LBL MAKE +JOIN SNL 1 0.4 150 120
54 SIDE SEAM SAFETY STC SNL 2 0.5 120 192
55 INSEAM JOIN 5 OL 2 0.45 133 213
56 W/BELT FUSING IRN 1 0.2 300 240
57 W/BELT PIPING ATT SNL 1 0.3 200 160
58 W/BELT HOLE HOLE 1 0.3 200 160
59 W/BELT BTN ATTACH BUTTON 1 0.3 200 160
60 LOOP MAKE +ASSEMBLY FL 1 0.3 200 160
61 LOOP CUT+ATTACH MARK H 1 0.3 200 160
62 LOOP JOIN SNL 2 0.5 120 192
63 W/BELT ATTACH MARK H 2 0.3 200 320
64 W/BELT MATCHING H 1 0.2 300 240
65 SIDE SEAM OPENING MARK H 1 0.2 300 240
66 W/BELT JOIN K-S 2 0.5 120 192
67 W/BELT MOUTH CUT+TREAD REMOVE H 1 0.4 150 120
68 W/BELT MOUTH MARK H 1 0.25 240 192
69 W/BELT MOUTH CLOSE SNL 3 0.8 75 180
70 LOOP DEEP TACK SNL 2 0.45 133 213
71 BTM HEM ROLLING SNL 2 0.6 100 160
72 THREAD CUT H 2 0.3 200 320
73 FINAL TABLE QC
TOTAL   85 24.15  

Here,

  • IRN – Iron Machine
  • SNL – Single needle lock stitch
  • DNL – Double needle lock stitch
  • 3 OL – 3 thread overlock
  • 5 OL – 5 thread overlock
  • VERT – Vertical Machine
  • DNL – Double needle lockstitch machine
  • K-S – Kansai machine
  • FOA – Feed of the arm
  • H – Helper

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Operation Breakdown and SMV of a Cargo Crop Pant

Operation Breakdown and SMV of a Cargo Crop Pant

Adding cargo pocket in crop pant, we call it cargo crop pant, for better understanding please have a look at the picture given below.  As per this, this breakdown to SMV is 30.74, manpower needed 95, given operation sequence wise breakdown to understand and set up sewing line layout of a Cargo crop pant. Crop pant is very fashion and popular in this era, everyone wears it as casual and semi-casual wear. In this article, you will have details of Operation Breakdown and SMV of a Cargo Crop Pant.

Operation breakdown and SMV of a Cargo crop pant

Operation Breakdown/Operation Bulletin and SMV of a Cargo Crop Pant 
Style Name & NO : SMV Avg 10%+ 0.36 Max 0.72
Buyer: 30.74 0.32 10%- 0.29 Min 0.21
Description: CARGO CROP PANT Efficiency 60% 65% 70% 75%
Tar/Hr 111 121 130 139
S/N M/C Section Operation SMV Tar/Hr TAKT Man Power Remarks
1 HP Patch mark at coin pocket  Facing 0.25 240 0.25 1
2 3OL o/l coin pocket  & front pocket  Facing 0.32 188 0.32 1
3 SNLS coin pocket  Tack 0.28 214 0.28 1
4 SNLS join coin pocket Facing with lining 0.32 188 0.32 1
5 SNLS decorative stitch at coin pocket 0.31 194 0.31 1
6 DNLS make coin pocket  & front pocket 0.36 167 0.36 1
7 HP mark at w/b inner 0.28 214 0.28 1
8 SNLS tack w/b inner 0.36 167 0.36 1
9 SNLS tack w/b upper 0.35 171 0.35 1
10 KAN dummy stitch at w/b upper 0.36 167 0.72 0.5
11 HP mark at w/b upper 0.26 231 0.26 1
12 IRON 1/16 iron w/b upper 0.42 143 0.42 1
13 SNLS tack w/b inner & upper 0.39 154 0.39 1
14 EC join w/b inner & upper 0.38 158 0.38 1
15 SNCS t/s at w/b 0.75 80 0.38 2
16 IRON press at w/b 0.58 103 0.29 2
17 SNLS the main label join at w/b 0.29 207 0.29 1
18 SNLS size  label join at w/b 0.28 214 0.28 1
19 BLIND loop make 0.25 240 0.5 0.5
20 SNLS Back stay stitch at back yoke 0.37 162 0.37 1
21 5OL back yoke join 0.38 158 0.38 1
22 DNCS back yoke t/s 0.39 154 0.39 1
23 5OL back rise join 0.38 158 0.38 1
24 DNCS back rise t/s 0.36 167 0.36 1
25 SNCS back pocket Rolling 0.32 188 0.32 1
26 IRON back pocket  Iron 0.45 133 0.23 2
27 HP mark back pocket  Position 0.29 207 0.29 1
28 HP scissor at back pocket  & match with the body 0.28 214 0.28 1
29 HP match front & back part 0.25 240 0.25 1
30 DNLS back pocket  Join 0.98 61 0.33 3
31 HP mark at back yoke & knee 0.28 214 0.28 1
32 3OL back part o/l 0.36 167 0.36 1
33 HP Front mark at the front part 0.32 188 0.32 1
34 EC front pocket  Lining join 0.38 158 0.38 1
35 DNLS front pocket  Mouth t/s 0.66 91 0.33 2
36 IRON front pocket  Mouth press 0.26 231 0.26 1
37 EC front pocket  Join 0.78 77 0.39 2
38 SNLS t/s at front pocket 0.31 194 0.31 1
39 SNLS front pocket Tack side & waist 0.68 88 0.34 2
40 3OL o/l front rise, fly & fly box 0.34 176 0.34 1
41 SNLS single fly join & edge stitch 0.36 167 0.36 1
42 SNLS zipper join with a single fly 0.35 171 0.35 1
43 SNLS J-stitch make 0.36 167 0.36 1
44 SNLS J-stitch t/s 0.36 167 0.36 1
45 SNLS join double fly with zipper & front rise 0.32 188 0.32 1
46 SNLS zipper join with double fly 0.28 214 0.28 1
47 SNLS front rise tack 0.29 207 0.29 1
48 SNLS front rise t/s 0.23 261 0.23 1
49 HP front pocket Opening mark 0.28 214 0.28 1
50 3OL front part o/l 0.38 158 0.38 1
51 SNLS tack at inseam point 0.31 194 0.31 1
52 5OL Assemble inseam join 0.69 87 0.35 2
53 FOA inseam t/s 0.37 162 0.37 1
54 IRON Press bottom Hem 0.28 214 0.28 1
55 BARTACK bartack at back pkt. & fly (5) 0.36 167 0.36 1
56 SNLS side seam tack 0.34 176 0.34 1
57 SNCS side seam close 0.72 83 0.36 2
58 SNLS side seam tack & care label join 0.28 214 0.28 1
59 DNLS cord stitch 0.42 143 0.21 2
60 HP mark at the back part 0.29 207 0.29 1
61 HP match belt with body 0.28 214 0.28 1
62 EC w/b join 0.82 73 0.27 3
63 HP turn body 0.32 188 0.32 1
64 SNLS w/b tack 0.65 92 0.33 2
65 FOA w/b down t/s 0.75 80 0.38 2
66 SNLS mouth close-upper 0.38 158 0.38 1
67 SNLS mouth close-lower 0.38 158 0.38 1
68 HP mark loop position 0.28 214 0.28 1
69 HP cut & match loop with body 0.27 222 0.27 1
70 SNLS loop join 0.82 73 0.27 3
71 BARTACK loop, cord stitch edge & fly bartack (13) 0.7 86 0.35 2
72 SNLS bottom hem tack 0.32 188 0.32 1
73 SNCS make bottom hem 0.82 73 0.41 2
74 SNLS bottom hem tack 0.31 194 0.31 1
75 HP turn body 0.22 273 0.22 1
76 HP thread cut 0.28 214 0.28 1
77 HP sticker remove 0.26 231 0.26 1
Total 30.74 171 25.28 95

 

Operation Breakdown Bulletin and SMV of a Cargo Crop Pant

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Machine and operator summary of sewing Line

M/C No. of Operator
SNLS 32
DNCS 2
DNLS 8
5OL 4
3OL 4
EC 7
FOA 3
KAN 0.5
BARTACK 3
BLIND 0.5
SNCS 7
HP 17
IRON 7
Total 95

Here,

  • SNLS – Single needle lockstitch Machine
  • DNCS – Double-needle chain stitch machine
  • DNLS – Double needle lock stitch Machine
  • 5OL – 5 Thread overlock machine
  • 3OL – 3 Thread Overlock Machine
  • FOA – Feed of the Arm Machine
  • KAN – Kansa sewing machine
  • BARTACK – Bartck Machine
  • BLIND – Blind stitch sewing machine
  • SNCS – Single needle chain stitch machine
  • HP – Helper
  • IRON – Iron Machine

Layout Graph

Layout Graph

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Job Responsibilities and Report of Production Planning Department in Garments

Job Responsibilities and Report of Production Planning Department in Garments

PPC in Apparel Industry: PPC stands for production planning and control, planning for capacity utilization and on time raw material input, output and delivery. It helps a factory to utilize the resource allocation of activities, supply chain, materials, and production. A garments production planner plays a key role in Garments production, does line plan and execute planning. Here in this article, you will get detail ideas of Job Responsibilities and Report of Production Planning Department in Garments.

The Job Description of a Production Planner in the Apparel Industry

  1. Responsible to monitor and evaluate raw materials, manpower planning, production recording and follow up
  2. Production planning according to capacity and 100% capacity utilization in minimum cost.
  3. Setting production target and archive on time.
  4. Follow up sampling, pre-production activities, cutting, sewing, washing, and finishing according to plan.
  5. Update production planning time to time according to the current situation.
  6. Work to implement planning and reduce plan vs actual gap.
  7. Distribute production planning to all related production staff and meeting to implement planning.
  8. Monitor daily production; make daily production report and tracking section wise production.
  9. Achieve on time shipment maintaining production work sequence.
  10. Work with merchandising team to QC file as per production lead time and monitor trims-accessories and fabrics in-house status.
  11. Closely monitoring all pre-production activities(Size set cutting, PP meeting, Pilot Run) and priority-based work progressing.
  12. Chase finishing team for on-time final arrangement and ship the goods.
  13. Implement production planning and update time to time.

The Job Description of a Production Planner in the Apparel Industry

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Planning Reports in Garments

Production planning department or planner has to send a planning report to mid and Top management. Here I am giving a planning report to understand how to make production planning report. Section wise production planning report is given in the below.

Line Wise Production Planning Report in Garments

Sewing Line Production Planning Report
Order No Input Date Planned Capacity / Day / Line No of Lines Name of line Working Hour/Day Production Unit Weekend / Holidays during prod No of Working Day Required Output Finish Date
8257873 7-Nov 800 1 2-C 10 MCL 2 8 17-Nov-18
825784 30-Oct 850 1 2-A 10 MCL 1 8 8-Nov-18
8257875 27-Oct 950 1 2-E 10 MCL 3 20 19-Nov-18

Report of Sewing Line Production Planning

Washing
Order No Wash Input Date Planned Capacity Per Day Production Unit No of Working Day Required Wash Will Complete
8257873 10-Nov-18 10000 MCL Laundry Ltd 9 20-Nov
8257874 8-Nov-18 10000 MCL Laundry Ltd 2 11-Nov
8257875 30-Oct-18 10000 MCL Laundry Ltd 19 21-Nov

Job responsibilities and Report of Production planning Department in Garments

Goods Finish To Final Audit
Order No Goods Finish Start Date Planned Capacity Per Day Weekend/Holiday during prod No of Working Day Required Goods Will Ready for Audit
8257873 3-Nov-18 10000 2 12 17-Nov-18
8257874 12-Nov-18 10000 1 7 20-Nov-18
8257875 11-Nov-18 10000 1 8 20-Nov-18
Plan Summary
Factory Wise Planned Production Capacity Sewing No Of line /Prod Unit Factory Wise Planned Production Capacity Wash A quantity of Dry Process / Normal Wash
12000 10 15000 NOT APPLICABLE
10500 10 15000 NOT APPLICABLE
9500 10 12000 NOT APPLICABLE

Line Plan of Garments

Line Plan of Garments
QTY Shipment CRD Input date Sample Cutting status Cutting Input Cut status Sew line SAM Manpower Efficiency W/HR PRO/DAY Sewing Status SEW COM Fin Status S.trm Acc Inspection V-Code Shp Swatch Blanket Shd band F.trmAccss Occurrence Remarks
229 2/15/2017 15-Jan Fit & PS 243 243 30.03 2 42 750 70% 11 7920 243 1 − 31 Ok Pass Ok Ok Ok Ok In Sewing Running
623 2/15/2017 15-Jan Fit & PS 654 654 30.08 2 42 750 70% 11 7920 456 1 − 31 Ok Pass Ok Ok Ok Ok In Sewing Running
209 2/15/2017 15-Jan Fit & PS 226 226 30.03 2 42 750 70% 11 7920 15 1 − 31 Ok Pass Ok Ok Ok Ok In
227 2/15/2017 15-Jan Fit & PS 248 248 30.03 2 42 750 70% 11 7920 15 1 − 31 Ok Pass Ok Ok Ok Ok In
151 2/15/2017 15-Jan Fit & PS 173 173 30.02 2 42 750 70% 11 7920 173 1 − 31 151 Ok Pass Ok Ok Ok Ok In Finishing Running
73 2/15/2017 15-Jan Fit & PS 91 91 30.01 2 42 750 70% 11 7920 91 1 − 31 73 Ok Pass Ok Ok Ok Ok In Finishing Running
4,000 2/15/2017 16-Jan Fit & PS 4122 4122 29.53 2 42 750 70% 11 7920 3489 2 − 1 Ok Pass Ok Ok Ok Ok In Sewing Running
2,312 2/15/2017 10-Jan Fit & PS 2325 2325 35.30 2 42 750 70% 11 7920 2325 1 − 26 2293 Ok Pass Ok Ok Ok Ok In Finishing Running
3,000 2/15/2017 16-Jan Fit & PS 3093 3093 29.39 2 42 750 70% 11 7920 3093 2 − 1 3050 Ok Pass Ok Ok Ok Ok In Finishing Running
2,300 2/15/2017 16-Jan Fit & PS 2416 2416 29.30 2 42 750 70% 11 7920 2416 2 − 1 2156 Ok Pass Ok Ok Ok Ok In Finishing Running
2,000 2/15/2017 16-Jan Fit & PS 2032 2032 29.26 2 42 750 70% 11 7920 2032 2 − 1 2001 Ok Pass Ok Ok Ok Ok In Finishing Running
3,000 2/15/2017 16-Jan Fit & PS 3089 3089 29.39 2 42 750 70% 11 7920 3089 2 − 1 2618 Ok Pass Ok Ok Ok Ok In Finishing Running
3,500 2/15/2017 16-Jan Fit & PS 3675 3675 29.46 2 42 750 70% 11 7920 3675 2 − 1 Ok Pass Ok Ok Ok Ok In Sewing Running

Garments Production Planning Related Interview Questions and Answers

  1. Who are the production planners in Apparel industry?

Production planners a person who does production planning in garments as per buyer order. His works started after getting confirmed order.

  1. How to do a production plan in a garments factory?

By distributing garments order to every line targeting on time delivery for production based on factory production capacity, using planning software, ERP or spreadsheet (Excel).

  1. How to execute garments production planning?

By making sure all necessary items for production in housed, completing all pre-production activities are primary steps execute production planning.

  1. Why need to do production planning in the apparel industry?

To give on time garments delivery to the customer (buyer), need to do accurate production planning in the apparel industry.

  1. How to implement production planning in a garments factory?

Ensuring effective planning and work accordingly.

  1. How to do a production planning report?

By excel production planning and production, the report can be done easily.

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Duties and Job Responsibilities of Garments Buying House Technician

Duties and Job Responsibilities of Garments Buying House Technician

Buying House Technical Team: A buying house technician is a person, who is responsible to evaluate/review all types sample, make comments and approve or reject all types of the sample from buyer end. The person is also responsible for sample quality, works to improve sample and bulk quality, guide factory to improve quality. A buying house technical team consists of technicians where they know all types of Technical thing of a Garments factory. Here in this article, you will have detail idea of Duties and Job Responsibilities of Garments Buying House Technician. In a job description, all the duties and responsibilities are clearly disclosed.

Duties and Job Responsibilities of Garments Buying House Technician, Job Description of Garments Buying House Technician

Job Description of a Buying House Technician

  1. Evaluate all types of sample: Development, Proto, Fit, Size set, Jump size set, Seal, Buyer ref, etc. with a feasibility study of product & risk analysis. Timely identifying & resolving mass production impracticalities.
  2. Handle sample inspection and sample approval by reviewing construction, measurements, patterns, workmanship, garments outlook presentation, fitting (dummy and model), on fit sample and size set
  3. Recommend the process simplification & cost saving alternative options to the buyer
  4. Sealing of pre-production sample & handover style file for mass production.
  5. Provide buyer and factory QA advice on complex product items to factories before & during the manufacturing process.
  6. Participate in PP meeting, review pilot run, and monitor mass production for complex product and new vendor.
  7. Perform special assignment and case study for continuous improvement in quality & productivity.
  8. Assist maker technicians, QA for checking patterns, specifications & construction, and plan on quality according to company standards and requirements.
  9. Provide technical & quality control seminars & workshop for the vendor’s knowledge & skill improvement.
  10. Providing training, technical support for the vendor to implement E- pattern approval process.
  11. Perform an investigation to the customer claim case to find out a solution to minimize the repetition of the problem
  12. Provide required training/guidelines to garments maker to update/enhance their skills on technical, quality and operational capabilities.
  13. Provide technical support to Merchandising, Design Team, factories, overseas designers and vendors.
  14. Quality improving work of different sewing operation and implement in factory sewing line.
  15. Develop process quality and advice factory to follow.
  16. Responsible for all technical issue of garments.

Jobs in Buying House Technical Team

 Generally, we can find the following types of designation in buying house technical department.

  • Assistant Technician
  • Technician
  • Senior Technician
  • Assistant Technical Manager
  • Technical Manager

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Sewing Machine Operator Recruitment, Grading and Skill Matrix

Sewing Machine Operator Recruitment

Sewing operator recruitment is a tough job in the apparel industry. To recruit the best quality and efficient operator, sewing operators have to stitch one, two or three bundle garments with good seam quality by a certain time, recruiter checks his/ her production capacity and product quality and can be seen how many operations an operator can do, these few criteria set his grading. Then, Grade, wise operator salary is fixed by sewing operator recruiter, garments manufacturer have own operator grade wise salary standard. Here in this article, you will have details idea of Sewing Machine Operator Recruitment, Grading and Skill Matrix.

Sewing Machine Operator Recruitment, Grading and Skill Matrix in Garments

Related articles you may like:

  1. The job description of a sewing operator
  2. List of the sewing machine used in garments
  3. Different parts of a sewing machine

Sewing Operator Grading

Lots of factors have to consider when doing operator grading. First, we have to know what type of operation operator does, then the operator’s production efficiency and many others factor. Here you can see below information on how to grade sewing operator.

Sewing Operator Grading

SN. Operation Name M/C Type
“A” Grade Category
1 Pocket Attach SN
2 Placket Attach SN
3 Collar Attach SN
4 Collar Close SN
5 Zipper Join SN
6 Zipper Top Stitch SN
7 Placket Box Make SN
8 Neck Join OL
9 Sleeve Join OL
10 Side Seam OL
11 Bottom Join OL
12 Nk Piping  FL
13 Bottom Hem FL
14 Waist Band T /S Kansai
“B” Grade Category
1 Placket 1/16 Top Stitch SN
2 Bk Nk T/S (LBL T/S) SN
3 Back Rise Join OL
4 Front Rise Join OL
5 Shoulder Join OL
6 Front Nk T/S FL
7 Bk Nk Binding FL
8 Sleeve Hem FL
9 Arm Hole T/S FL
10 Shoulder Join OL
“C” Grade Category
1 Collar Tack SN
2 Side Vent Tack SN
3 Sleeve Inside tack SN
4 Sleeve Out Side Tack SN
5 BTN Hole BH
6 BTN Stitch BS
7 Bar Tack BT

Here,

  • SN – Single needle sewing machine
  • OL  -Overlock sewing machine
  • FL – Flat lock sewing machine
  • BH – Buttonhole sewing machine
  • BS – Button stitch sewing machine
  • BT – Bartack sewing machine

Explanation of Sewing Machine Operator Grading

  • For the each A grade operation giving 10 marks for 100% efficiency level up to a maximum of 8 operations, marks will be multiplying by the efficiency Percentage. (Example: 10X 0.7, if the efficiency level 70%.)
  • For each B grade operation giving 7 marks for 100% efficiency level up to a maximum of 8 operations, marks will be multiplying by the efficiency Percentage. (Example: 7X 0.7, if the efficiency level 70 %.)
  • For each C grade operation giving 5 marks for 100% efficiency level up to a maximum of 8 operations, marks will be multiplying by the efficiency Percentage. (Example: 5 X 0.7, if the efficiency level 70 %.)

General Grading of Sewing Machine Operator

  1. 10 marks will be given if the absenteeism less than 3%
  2. 5 Marks will be given for over one-year service in the factory
  3. 1 to 10 Marks will be given for types in satisfaction level of production management.
  4. To be an ‘A’ grade operators must have the ability to operate 3 different machine
  5. To be a ‘B’ grade operators, must have the ability to operate 3 different machine

Final Grading Based Marks of Sewing Machine Operator

  • 80> GRADE A
  • 70 > 80 GRADE B
  • 60 > 70 GRADE C

Sewing Operator Skills Matrix

Sewing operator skill matrix or summary is a database of operator production capacity of different operation, number of machine and operation with the name he can operate, these process efficiency, salary, date of join. The database makes in Excel (spreadsheet), keeping by IE department in the apparel industry. This database help factory to migrate operator to another operation, to find out best sewing operator easily, to do operator grading easily.

Sewing Machine Operator Recruitment, Grading and Skill Matrix

Sewing Operator Skill Summary List

  1. Number of operation can sew
  2. Number of sewing machine can operate
  3. Production capacity per operation
  4. Sewing efficiency
  5. Servicing period in factory
  6. Seam quality

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Supply Chain Management in Apparel Industry

Supply Chain Management in Apparel Industry

Now supply chain management working as a key success factor for the apparel industry. That’s why the core focus of top management is to develop an effective supply chain management system. Supply Chain Management is the process of managing resources, the movement of resources from one party to another, one place to another place, one department to another department, and one section to another section. Here, movement of resources should be in a way so that the availability of the right resources in the right place, at the right time, with adequate quantity, where the process cost is least. Here in this article, you will have a broad idea of supply chain management in apparel industry and what are the things you need to be careful when you work with Supply Chain Management for Textile and Garments.

Supply Chain Management in Apparel Industry

The important thing is supplying the required resources at a minimum cost. Manage the flow of goods and services through the supply chain network and it is mainly related to logistic. For this reason, logistic planning is one of the key focus. In a supply chain management, the management of resources in every stage of manufacturing.

Why Supply Chain Management in the Apparel Industry

The apparel industry is a vast industry producing millions of garments every day. One of the toughest challenges faced by this industry is increasing the cost of garments making and the price of both local and imported raw materials also increasing.

Manufacturers make garments both for local and export market but industrial scale production is for export. You know the export market is highly competitive because China, Bangladesh, Vietnam, India all are fighting for offering a better price to the garments buyers to hold the export share high. You can compete in the market but first of all, you need to minimize your direct and indirect cost associated with your garments production. And the right solution is to use of supply chain management by which optimal sourcing is possible where cost is minimum. And this is the reason why supply chain management is important for the apparel industry.

Another thing is, we know about supply chain management but many of us are not sure of how to apply and how to plan for proper supply chain management. Apparel manager should carefully develop their supply chain and they will be successful only if they have a proper planning for supply chain management. Future is very much competitive for garments business. Those who manage Supply Chain (SC) properly will get a competitive advantage over its competitors.  It is the right time to hire some Supply Chain Management (SCM) professionals and develop supply chain management for your garment’s factory.

Supply Chain Management is Applicable to

  • Manpower
  • Machine
  • Materials
  • Money

Basic Components of Supply Chain Management In Apparel Industry

Supply Chain Management is Everywhere

You can find the scope of supply chain management in every single place within your garment’s factory. In your factory, you may require to supply, receive of materials from one department to another, one section to another section and one location to another location. So, there must be a proper planning for designing and setup of an effective supply chain management in apparel industry.

Importance of Supply Chain Management in Apparel Industry

  1. Create flexibility in operation
  2. The positive effect of mobility of resources
  3. Minimization of Total Cost of owing (TCO)
  4. Properly utilization of available resources
  5. Ensure logistics management in terms of both raw materials sourcing and delivery of final product.

Things you need to know about supply chain management

  • In every function/process/operation you can apply supply chain management
  • Supply chain management ensures the right time delivery of product/resources/services to the right place for a minimum cost.
  • SCM will provide you a better logistic solution
  • Everything is interconnected in an organization, all you need to do is to identify the elements and process, analyze them and plan for a better connection.
  • Always a logical innovation in supply chain management will give you a reward for an efficient business operation which will ultimately lead you to success.

    Supply Chain Management in Apparel Industry pdf

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    Md. Nahian Mahmud Shaikat

Garments Test Requirements of Buyer

Garments Test Requirements of Buyer

To ensure consumer product safety, wearability, garments quality, strength and others requirement of buyer, garments test is done as a buyer requirement. The test is conducted in full garments form not in fabrics form, safety is very much important for children garments. The garments test is done in buyer laboratory or in third-party laboratories or any nominated laboratories. The main objective of garments is to check consumer right and safety of a product, which is ensured by the test report. Garments test report is mandatory for every garments lot, without passing it shipment is not allowed. The cost of a test depends on the type of test you are asking. Garments testing criteria may little bit vary buyer to buyer but it is a mandatory requirement for all garments manufacturer. So as a garments maker you need to be careful about all garments test requirements of buyer otherwise you may lose your valuable customer. Another thing is, a good quality control system may give you the right product.

Garments Test Requirements of Buyer

List of Test Required for Garments

For your better understanding, I made a list of test normally required for garments which are asked by the garments buyers.

  1. Fiber content
  2. Care instruction
  3. Dimensional Stability To Home Laundering
  4. Distortion After Washing
  5. Appearance After 3 Washes
  6. Fabric Weight
  7. Tensile Strength
  8. Tear Strength
  9. Seam Strength / Slippage
  10. Color Fastness To Crocking
  11. Color Fastness To Ozone
  12. pH Value
  13. Dimensional Stability To Home Laundering
  14. Distortion After Washing
  15. Appearance After Washing
  16. Falling-Pendulum Type (Digital Elmendorf) Tester
  17. Colorfastness To Crocking
  18. Colorfastness To Ozone
  19. pH of The Water-Extract from Wet Processed Textiles
  20. Restricted substance list
  21. Sharp materials

Hopefully, this information will be helpful, If you need any detail information then please let me know. I will try to give your required information.

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Fabrics Testing Requirements for Garments

Fabrics Testing Requirements for Garments

Fabrics Lab Testing: Fabrics need to pass through some testing for its quality, strength because by cut and sewing fabrics become garments, fabrics lab testing is very much important. Buyer has the requirement to pass the fabrics lab test report before allowing fabrics for garments manufacturing. Here you can find detail idea of fabrics testing requirements for garments, standard testing method and buyer required performance of every testing criterion, this would help you to know about all in-house fabrics testing and its standard testing method.

Fabrics Testing Requirements for Garments

Where does Fabrics Lab Test need?

  • Fabrics after dying, before delivery to garments
  • Fabrics before cutting, inspection stage of in garments manufacturing

List of Lab Testing Need to be Done of Fabrics

  1. Dimensional stability/Shrinkage to Laundering/washing
  2. Skew Test
  3. Distortion Test
  4. Dimensional stability to Dry Cleaning
  5. Appearance Rating
  6. Colorfastness to Laundering
  7. Colorfastness to Crocking
  8. Colorfastness to Perspiration
  9. Colorfastness to Water
  10. Colorfastness to Light
  11. Tensile strength
  12. Seam slippage
  13. Seam strength
  14. Tear strength
  15. Bursting strength
  16. Pilling resistance
  17. Fiber content
  18. Fabric weight (g/m2)
  19. Formaldehyde content
  20. Lead content (scrapable surfaces only; children only)
  21. Azoic Dyes

Fabrics Lab Testing Requirements and Standard Test Method

Fabrics Lab Testing Requirements and Standard Test Method

SL No Test Description Standard Test Method Performance Requirements
1 Dimensional stability/Shrinkage to Laundering/washing AATCC 135/150 Woven fabrics: +/- 3% max. Knitted fabrics: +/- 5% max.
2 Skew Test ASTM D3882  No skew
3 Distortion Test AATCC 179 Tolerance +/- 3%
4 Dimensional stability to Dry Cleaning AATCC 158 Woven fabrics: +/- 3% max. Knitted fabrics: +/- 3% max.
5 Appearance Rating Visual/AATCC 179, Method 2 Satisfactory, including no shape distortion, no cross staining and skewing 3% max for woven and 5% max for knits.
6 Colorfastness to Laundering AATCC 61 Color change: 4,  Color staining: 3, Self-staining: 4.5
7 Colorfastness to Crocking AATCC 8 Dry: 4, Wet: 3
8 Colorfastness to Perspiration AATCC 15 Color change: 4, Color staining: 3
9 Colorfastness to Water AATCC 107 Color change: 4, Color staining: 3
10 Colorfastness to Light AATCC 16 20-hour test: 3.5
11 Tensile strength ASTM D5034 Blouse: 25 lbs Shirt/dress/skirt/pyjamas/lining: 30 lbs Outerwear: 37 lbs Trousers/shorts/overall/pocketing: 50 lbs
12 Seam slippage ASTM D434 Blouse/shirt/dress/skirt:  15 lbs Pyjamas/lining: 18 lbs Outerwear/pocketing:  22 lbs Trousers/shorts/overall:  25 lbs
13 Seam strength ASTM D1683 Blouse/shirt/dress/skirt:  22 lbs Pyjamas/lining: 25 lbs Outerwear/pocketing:  30 lbs Trousers/shorts/overall:  37 lbs
14 Tear strength ASTM 1424 Blouse: 1.5 lbs Pyjamas/lining: 1.8 lbs Shirt/dress/skirt/outerwear: 2.0 lbs Trousers/shorts/overall/pocketing: 2.5 lbs
15 Bursting strength ASTM D3786 Fabric: 40 lbs /sq. inch, Seam: 35 lbs /sq. inch,
16 Pilling resistance ASTM 3512, – 30 minutes 3.5
17 Fiber content AATCC 20/20A +/- 3% tolerance for blends; No tolerance for single fiber
18 Fabric weight (g/m2) ASTM D3776 +/- 5% of specification
19 Formaldehyde content JIS L 1041 Garments with contact to skin < 75 ppm, Other garments < 300 ppm
20 Lead content (scrapable surfaces only; children only) 16 CFR 1500.3 < 600 ppm
21 Azoic Dyes Zero tolerance

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Garments Quality SOP

Garments Quality SOP

Garments quality SOP is the standard operating procedure for quality control in Garments manufacturing. Setting Standard procedure for garments is very much important to get up to the mark of readymade garments. In a garments quality SOP, a clear description for every working system and requirement to get the best possible result is written. Following SOP, we can do any work in a standard way and know what to do to complete the whole operation. Garments buyer also gives SOP for handling their order. It is makers responsibility to follow while making their garments. Every garments factory has own SOP for every process they are involved with. Basically, a garments quality SOP is the written guidelines of standard procedure to do a particular work for making garments. Time to time standard process may change because garments involve with making different garments different times. Actually, a good standard operating procedure increases productivity by reducing the system loss or operating losses. In a garments factory a quality control department is responsible for ensuring the best quality of garments, so they always follow a standard process for monitoring and controlling process and products.

Garments Quality SOP, Garments Quality Standard Operating Procedure

List of SOP Needed for Garments Quality

Listed SOP hyperlinked with needed SOP, you can read by clicking.

  1. Fabrics inspection SOP
  2. Shade band procedure
  3. Fabrics process before cutting
  4. Trim and accessories inspection SOP
  5. Garments pattern making SOP
  6. Fabrics relaxation, spreading and cutting procedure SOP
  7. Sewing quality procedure
  8. Garments measurement SOP
  9. Needle controlling SOP
  10. Sharp edge controlling SOP
  11. Button pull test SOP
  12. Button pinch setting SOP
  13. Metal detection SOP
  14. Mold prevention SOP
  15. Finishing SOP
  16. Quality control manual or SOP

If you need any SOP for a specific process/ task related with quality or you want to develop a quality manual or any technical thing of garments manufacturing, please feel free to contact with me through sending mail to the following address.

Garments quality SOP pdf

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