General Operative - Bespoke

Job Type Commercial
Region Northern England
Location Darwen
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 18/11/2018
Vacancy Type
Salary £8.00 - £10.00
Salary Frequency per hour
Hours of Work
38.75 (Mon-Fri, 6:45am-3pm and the flexibility to work evenings/weekends if required)

Duties & Responsibilities

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our Bespoke team to help the department achieve the targets and deadlines required. The role involves pinning hand sewing and packing bespoke products. The successful candidate will demonstrate the desire to work well in a team and have the flexibility to work where and when required.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities to include but not limited to;
-Working from estimates/drawings you will be required to accurately translate to product.
- Measuring, trimming,hand sewing, finishing and packing bespoke products to the required dimensions and finish.
- To work with all fabrics, making decisions on suitability of finish product construction.
- To be flexible and move task throughout the shift as work dictates.
- To support other areas of the business as and when required.

Benefits of joining the Partnership:
Partnership Bonus
22 days holiday
25% discount in John Lewis, (12% on electricals) 15% at Waitrose including wine and champagne - eligible to receive after completing of Earning Membership (after 3 months)
Pension scheme
Life assurance
Leisure and Learning Subsidies
5 John Lewis hotels (UK based) offering preferential rates - Partner only
Discounts on restaurants, bars on showing your Partnership Card
Ticket offers updated weekly - tickets for the theatre, football, cricket & music events
Subsidised dining
Corporate membership offers for heritage sites - i.e free entry to the Tower of London for example
Performance related annual pay review.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- Versatile machinist/cutting skills
- Creative designing thought process
- Self motivated / can do attitude
- Keen eye for detail and quality approach

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

- Previous experience within bespoke textile manufacturing of curtains and accessories
-Fabric specialist experience
-Hand sewing skills
- Design /planning skills

Please consider the following when making your application:

- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early

- Print off the job description now if you require it

- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV
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