Ref. 95 - Apprentice Sewing Machinist at VGTEC Limited based in Blackburn
- Job Description
Vgtec Limited are very much a behind the scenes textile manufacturing business, providing a design and manufacturing service to clients that require high quality, quick turnaround, competitively priced, ethically produced textile products. We only recently introduced a web site to promote our capabilities. We have won the majority of our recent business as a result of supplier/client referrals, word of mouth & through some long term business relationships.
Our UK workforce has grown to 20 people, we have invested in CAD, staff training, process improvements & specialist Plant & Equipment to enable us to provide a diverse ever changing range of products to meet the needs of our clients. Although the vast majority of what we produce is closely linked to police, military & medical applications, we have a philosophy that if it needs sewing, we can sew it.
Candidate must be willing to learn
Work within the Sewing Department of the business duties will include;
Operating lock stitch and overlock machines
Reporting directly to the Sewing Room Supervisor, they will receive training from the Sample Machinist, and other machine operators
Initially assist with the sewing of simple/small parts, moving on to producing more difficult parts once experience has been gained and competence shown
The Apprentice will be operating many different machines; aside from sewing, the Apprentice will be required to provide work feed help, product marking & final passing, as well as other tasks as and when required
- Person Specification
Ability to follow instructions
Passion for textiles
Attention to detail
Punctual & Good time keeping
Things to consider
Can you work weekends if required?
Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies.
Potential employment with the company on successful completion of the Apprenticeship
- Other Information
Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship
Training to be Provided
Apprenticeship Level 2 in Fashion and Textiles
Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT if required
- How To Apply
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