Sewing Machinist

Location - Gatwick


Posted: July 8, 2019

Key Responsibilities

Operate an industrial sewing machine throughout all stages of the manufacturing or repair process including using a twin needle machine & overlocker machine

Be able to follow instructions clearly and have attention to detail

Need to have the ability to work in a team and alone

Be responsible for changing machine settings to achieve the correct sewing pitch as directed

Responsible for checking, finished work matches pattern or samples and is of a high quality

Carrying out basic maintenance, such as cleaning and oiling machines

Follow health and safety guidelines set out by the company

Carry out other duties as required to assist with the smooth running of the cell

Key Qualifications

A good understanding of spoken English 2 + years’ experience in using a sewing machine

Ability to read and interpret documents such as Drawings, safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure

Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communications

Ability to analyse and solve problems

Sewing machine experience

Good organisational skills

Willing to be flexible and adaptable

Ability to work under pressure and to a tight deadline

Lean manufacturing and continual process improvement experience

Knowledge/understanding of part 21G, 145 and ISO/2008 certification