Sample Machinist

Sample Machinist

Salary dependent upon experience
REF: 12230
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Job Description

Recruiting Now! 

We are recruiting for a skilled Sample Machinist opportunity with a leading lingerie/swimwear business.

Sample Machinist – The Job Opportunity

  • To use a wide range of sewing machinery to make up complete or partial sample garments to expected levels of quality.
  • From patterns and other given information, to cut out and provide the material pieces needed by the sample room for the production of samples. To monitor and maintain the sample material stock and to advise when re-order is necessary
  • To work with technologists, graders and designers to ensure the sample make up process highlights any issues that may affect the product fit or the commercial production of the garment, with the ability to work from a written method of make and amend accordingly.
  • To raise all garment construction issues or problems with the relevant designer, technologist or grader, recording the issue on the appropriate documentation. Working with the garment technologist to develop and establish bet methods for machining. Offering suggestions to resolve issues including material, thread or other stocks issues.
  • Responsible for cutting out and issuing material pieces to the sample room for making up sample garments.  Ensuring sample material stock is stored correctly and advising when re-ordering is required.

Sample Machinist – The Person Specification

  • 2years +experience as a machinist using industrial machines (Lock-stitch, Over-lock, Blind Hem).  Previous lingerie/intimates, bridal or textiles related experience is highly desirable.
  • Additional skills in sample cutting are highly desirable.
  • Good time management skills
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels    
  • Work calmly under pressure      
  • Take responsibility for daily tasks
  • Attentive and accurate to detail

To apply please forward CV and contact details to, quoting reference 12230AA.  If the email address is not displayed in this advert, please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335.

We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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