What are the Reports Made by IE Department in Garment Factories?

In the last article, you have read duties and responsibilities of IE department on the various job profiles written by Madhaiyan C. Today he will share a list of reports made by him and his team for the factory management. IE reports play an important role in managing a factory and planning improvement projects.

In this post, reports are categories as Daily, Weekly and Month Reports. All these reports are important to track factory performance from micro to macro levels.

Most of you might be using some of or all the following reports. If not and you are planning to set up IE department in your factory or if you have just established IE departments, follow this list of reports.

Daily Reports

Reports those are made on daily basis are known as Daily reports. IE department prepares following reports on every day.
  • Line, Factory and group efficiency report
  • Line, Factory and group Lost time report
  • Factory wise running style Costing report 
  • Daily factory KPI report
  • Line, factory and group WIP report
  • Individual sewing floor efficiency/Performance report includes operator and helpers
  • Individual cutting and finishing efficiency/Performance report includes helpers and checker
Also Read: Tips for Making Daily Production Report Quickly

Weekly Reports

Weekly reports made  by IE department
  • Consolidated weekly production against planned
  • Consolidated weekly efficiency against planned
  • Consolidated weekly Line WIP report
  • Consolidated incentive amount working report 

Monthly Reports

IE department prepares following reports once in a month.
  • Efficiency reconciliation report
  • Lost time reconciliation report
  • Completed styles reconciliation report
  • Individual efficiency report for operator/helper/checker
  • Machinery requirement report
  • Training center progress report
  • Monthly MIS meet report – Factory KPIs analysis
  • Styles thread consumption/folder and attachment requirement report 
  • Line wise operators’ skill matrix report – once in 3 months
  • Group incentive working report
Name of the reports may be sounding differently to many. Name of the report is not important but the measures that you need to capture and prepare to understand where your factory stands.

Do you make all these reports in your factory? If you are making a report other than this list, share it with us.

Also Read: Necessary Production Reports for a Garment Factory

Prasanta Sarkar

Prasanta Sarkar is a textile engineer and a postgraduate in fashion technology from NIFT, New Delhi, India. He has authored 6 books in the field of garment manufacturing technology, garment business setup, and industrial engineering. He loves writing how-to guide articles in the fashion industry niche. He has been working in the apparel manufacturing industry since 2006. He has visited garment factories in many countries and implemented process improvement projects in numerous garment units in different continents including Asia, Europe, and South Africa. He is the founder and editor of the Online Clothing Study Blog.

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