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Sewing Machinist

Location: Chard, Somerset, England
Type: Permanent
Salary: GBP19350 - 19760 per Annum
Benefits: None
Job Ref: JT23042021b
Posted: 04/05/2021Apply Now

Job Description

A fantastic, expanding, local success story employer is looking for a Sewing Machinist on a PERMANENT basis. 

You will cut and sew fabrics for furniture manufacture on flat and overlock machines including using cutting machine.

Cutting and shaping materials with hand and machine tools

Working out the quantity and type of materials needed

Setting cutting machine to correct pattern taking account of material type

Sewing different fabric types and pieces for upholstery section

Changing machine settings for different jobs

Checking finished work against the pattern instructions

Cleaning and routine daily maintenance on machines

Sewing different fabrics like cotton, wool, leather or industrial textiles

Conduct all duties in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and internal Quality requirements.

Maintain accurate and legible records

Participate in the routine cleaning of the Production area and warehouse

Working from technical drawings

Compliance with all health and safety requirements

You need experience in

Cutting skills

Sewing skills – flat bed and overlock

Numeracy and communication skills.

The ability to follow written instructions and record activities performed.

Flexibility in accordance with Company requirements whilst exhibiting a ‘can do’ attitude


The role is Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week on day shift and offers an opportunity to work for a firm that creates great products and have an amazing brand presence. 

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