General Operative Cloth Cutter

Job Type Commercial
Region Northern England
Location Darwen
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 24/5/2019
Vacancy Type
Salary £8.50 - £10.63 plus 7.5% shift allowance
Salary Frequency per hour
Hours of Work
38.75 hours per week
Monday - Friday

week 1 5:45 - 13:45
week 2 14:00 - 22:00

Flexibility to work evenings/weekends if required.

Duties & Responsibilities

In this role you are required to accurately cut top cloths for 7 Day Service Curtains and Blinds whilst achieving the department requirements on performance, efficiency and quality.

Job Requirements

You are required to regularly achieve, on a daily basis, the desired performance level in the department.
You'll bring any discrepancies in fabric meterage, flaws and colour shading to the attention of the Section Manager and/or Functional Expert.
You'll need to communicate effectively with the stock keepers and maintain high levels of accuracy and minimise wastage.
You will be involved in stock take preparation and stock take itself and required to keep your work station clean and tidy at all times.

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


To be a team player and demonstrate the required Partnership behaviours at all times.
To remain calm under pressure.

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications


Previous experience working in a warehouse or production environment.
Have a systematic and creative approach to problem solving.
Have excellent organisational skills.


Computer literate
Delivers results
Relationship builder
Interpersonal skills
Planning skills

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

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