Sewing Machinist

Job title:                 Sewing Machinist/Seamstress       

Salary Range:        £11.00 - £12.00 per hour

Hours:                    37.5-hour week Monday to Friday

                               6am-2pm/2pm-10pm Rotational shift pattern  

Location: Coventry  

6 month rolling contract working for a leading defence manufacturer.     

2 sewing machinists/seamstress are required with knowledge of working with a variety of fabrics working from drawings and jigs to manufacture products into defence/Military industry. Candidates that have worked with robust, small, light intricate materials in a production sewing enviroment would be well received.

Due to workload this defence manufacturer based in Coventry requires 2 experienced, dynamic, leading sewing machinists/seamstresses to undergo a 6-month rolling contract role. As a sewing machinists/seamstress you will be required to:

  • Work with small light fabric products
  • Work towards production targets
  • Working from drawing and jigs
  • Sew and produce parts with multi compound
  • Work as an individually.
  • Work within a team dependant on the size of the parts.
  • To sew and machine accurately with no rejects
  • Quality checking and testing of all parts produced

The sewing machinist/seamstress should have the following skills or experience:

  • Be able to obtain and pass baseline security clearance
  • Skills, attitudes, and behaviours necessary to be competent in the role:
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Good standard of manual dexterity
  • Good timekeeping
  • Ability to work to written instructions
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal instructions
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible
  • Able to work a three-shift rotation, if required
  • Committed attitude to Continuous Improvement activities such as 5s etc

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of sewing, machining or upholstering products on a manufacturing level. In return for your experience, this Coventry manufacturer will offer you:

  • 6 month rolling contract position
  • £10 - £12 per hour
  • 37.5-hour per week
  • Possible opportunity for full time permanent contracts after 4 months  

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of sewing, machining or upholstering within a high-volume manufacturing business and would like to discuss the sewing machinist/seamstress role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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