Textiles Production Assistant

  • Full Time Job
  • Edinburgh
  • 15/12/2021
  • Full Time Job
  • Edinburgh
  • 15/12/2021

Website Kalopsia Collective

Textiles production assistance required in Dunfermline to manufacture textiles products that meet specifications and quality criteria, with particular emphasis on maintaining quality standards whilst working at the required efficiency rate and meeting targets and deadlines.

We are looking for an efficient, driven machinists with an eye for details that is good at working in a small team to strict deadlines. A good understanding and interest in sustainable and ethical textiles practices is critical to the role.

We primarily make accessories, bags, homeware etc, along with some apparel for a variety of companies from start ups to high-end luxury brands. We are currently in a period of growth and looking to expand the business over the next few years. We are looking for someone who has the desire to grow their role within the business and learn and contribute to our team.

Key Skills
– Ability to use different types of industrial sewing machines to produce sewn products i.e. Lockstitch, overlockers and pressing equipment.
– To organise and maintain an efficient workstation.
– To produce sewn items that meet quality standards, targets and deadlines and aware of work techniques and methods used in sewing production i.e. seam types, stitch type, fabric handling and finish.
– Have a good understanding of different materials and the effects this will have on the production.
– Ability to read, interpret and work to instructions i.e. specifications, standard operating procedure.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
– Experience of using industrial sewing machines and able to produce a high standard of finish.
– Work as part of a sewing production team or individually, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability
– Take ownership of work, recognising the value of the role within the organisation and the value of the role others perform.
– Demonstrate a responsive, flexible approach to changing working environments and sewing production demands
– Develop and maintain effective communications with colleagues and production staff to ensure a productive work environment i.e. supervisors, team leaders, fellow machinists, senior machinists.
– Commit to achieving and maintaining sewing production quality standards and efficiently rates.

Resources & Qualifications
– Minimum of 2 years industrial sewing experience.

– Relevant degree or equivalent qualification ideal but not necessary

Deadline: December 15th 2021

Start date: February 1st 2022

How to apply:
email info@kalopsiacollective.com with:

– CV
– Covering letter (maximum 250 words)
– Subject line “Job application”

Working Hours
Monday – Friday  0800 – 1600

Remote Working – No

Salary: £9.50 an hour – 40 hours a week

The Company
Kalopsia Collective is an award-winning Textiles product manufacturer, established in 2012 and operating as a Social Enterprise. Kalopsia’s aim is to batch manufacture textile products more ethically and sustainably in the UK.

Contact us

Kalopsia Collective

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