Head Machinist - Mens Shirting

London (Greater)
up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
09 Aug 2018
06 Sep 2018
Menswear, Textiles
Job Type

Mode Search is delighted to be exclusively partnering with a Menswear & shirting brand currently undergoing an exciting period of change. Under new Executive Leadership, the brand is about to reposition itself as a leading ‘Made in UK’ luxury brand, starting with designing innovative and original collections.

Following their new direction, the brand will be bringing their shirt production back into the UK and as such are excited to be opening their own workshop/factory in the London. With this new workshop, they will become true UK makers of quality products where each shirt will be handmade, laid and cut by hand to give their customers perfection, with precise fitting and beautifully French seamed, teamed with the best and premium quality fabrics from Europe. When their Workshop opens at the end of this year, they will have a production of running and bespoke styles manufactured from this site ready for the brands relaunch.

We are currently supporting with the recruitment of a Head Machinist to join this newly created Workshop/Factory.


·Full ownership of the machine floor

·Managing the team of machinists ensuring the delivery of high quality shirts

·Flow management

·Leading by example, you will be working on the production floor with the team, using a single needle, lockstitch machine supporting in the delivery of 1000 shirts per week

·On floor quality and training provision

·Ensuring high level of quality is being met at each stage of machining


·Mens shirting experience is essential to be successful in this role

·Experience of working with a single needle, lockstitch machine

·Understanding of bespoke and bulk production

·Ability to produce high volume with precise detail and high quality

·Ability to create a positive working environment where high standards and best practices are paramount

You will have energy to match the brand’s culture along with excellent communication skills, client-centric mindset, the ability to balance day to day operations and strategic thinking and above all are looking to be part of a changing, evolving, exciting and successful journey which will offer you growth and opportunity.

For more information on this exciting opportunity please get in touch.

Please note that due to a high volume of responses, we can only get in touch with suitable candidates.

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