Industrial Sewing Machinist

London (Central)

Job summary

Bluetownonline Ltd
£20,000 - £24,999
Industrial, Machine Tools, Machinery
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Industrial Sewing Machinist

Location: London

Salary: £18,000.00 - £23,000.00 gross per year

Job type: Full-time, Permanent.

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced sewing machinist to join our busy event drape installation business. This is a full-time role based in our south east London warehouse.

Cover-It-Up supplies drape materials and event drapes to the production and event industry. Our in-depth understanding of both specialist fabrics and the requirements of the event industry makes us a preferred supplier to a number of prestigious clients.

Our expert crew install and derig draping at events such as international award ceremonies, major sporting events, music festivals, fashion shows and business conferences.

We operate a busy drape and rigging dry hire and sales business from our warehouse in SE London where our drapes are designed, manufactured and maintain by our skilled sewing machinists.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Accurate construction of drapes and associated soft furnishings (measuring, cutting, joining and hemming fabrics) to meet bespoke job briefs.
  • Quality control of completed work.
  • Inspecting drapes returning from hire.
  • Making repairs effectively and efficiently.
  • Basic machine maintenance.
  • Maintaining stock of relevant machinist tools and haberdashery supplies.
  • Routine 'housekeeping' to maintain a clean and safe workplace.
  • Application of health and safety guidelines.
  • Liaison with Management, Clients and Suppliers as required.
  • Professional representation of the Company.

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years industrial machining experience.
  • Experience sewing heavy, sizeable fabrics.
  • Sufficiently fit to manage this physically demanding role.
  • Able to work additional unsociable hours on occasion (sometimes involving travel to Client venues).
  • Good communicator.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to provide creative input, to solve problems and manage change of plans.
  • Reliable timekeeping and able to meet deadlines.
  • Positive attitude.
  • 'Right first time' with 'minimal waste' production ethic.
  • Math and English GCSE (or equivalent).
  • Must be eligible to work in UK.

What We Offer:

  • 28 Days holiday including Bank Holidays.
  • Competitive rates of pay dependent on experience.
  • Dependent on skill set and experience, higher pay will be offered.

If this sounds like the sort of job you'd be a good fit for please get in touch straight away, via e-mail with your CV and a covering letter explaining why you think you'd be a good fit for the job. We will be doing phone interviews then inductions in the next couple of weeks and have roles starting onsite immediately.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Fabric Machinist, CNC, Industrial Sewing Machinist, Industrial Machinist, Operator, CNC Operator, CNC Machinist, Sewing Machine Operator, Fabric Machinist, Turner, CNC Turner, CNC Turner, CNC Operative, Machine Operative, CNC Setter, Setter, Manual Machinist, Manual Machining, Manual Mills, Machine CNC Turner will also be considered for this role.

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