Customisation/Alterations Machinist

£ doe
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
10357 AA
Clare Turner
Job Type

Recruiting Now!  We are looking for two Customisation /Alterations Machinists to join a new team which will be based from the company’s Leicestershire site, working across multi-product womens and menswear. Responsible for the alteration and embellishment of finished garments as well as the quality of any alterations or customisation.  

Customisation/Alterations Machinist- The Role

Provision of fast, commercial product processing completing on time deliveries in line with briefing from the wholesale / retail and product development / design executives in our London office and the Processing Supervisor and Logistics Manager in the Leicester site.

Duties will include:

  • Cutting labels out & machining new ones in
  • Customisation of garments and accessories as per specifications (simple customisation only)
  • Attaching swing tickets / kimbels and size labels
  • Repackaging garments and accessories after label changes
  • Checking goods and repacking
  • Processing / amending returns
  • To use skills and experience on industrial sewing machines such as Lock-stitch, 3, 4 & 5 Thread Over-lock, Button and Button-hole machines amending stock garments & Blind Hem machine
  • To ensure the Processing Supervisor is fully aware of any problems encountered when amending stock garments (quality problems, fabric problems, make up problems) etc.
  • To provide regular productivity report updates for the Processing Supervisor as directed ie. volumes and order progression.

Customisation/Alterations Machinist- The Person

  • Minimum of 2years experience as a machinist using industrial machines (Lock-stitch, Over-lock, Blind Hem) working in fast fashion supply, or previous relevant experience within a processing role.
  • Good knowledge of garment construction
  • Manufacturing line experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels   
  • Take responsibility for daily tasks and able to prioritise clearly and quickly
  • Warm friendly personality, someone who remains calm under pressure

Please apply with your updated CV to

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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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