Sample Machinist Role 2018-12-12T16:26:09+00:00

Sample Machinist Role

Plymouth College of Art and Millfields Community Development Trust have come together to create a unique and visionary company to provide sampling services to the fashion industry. Makers HQ is a new joint venture with a strong focus on achieving ethical, British manufacture.

As the previous home of the Jaeger factory, Plymouth has a heritage in fashion and textile manufacture that we wish to celebrate and evolve. We want to reignite the fashion manufacturing sector within the area and reimagine how a fashion factory can drive economic and community regeneration.

Makers HQ is an exciting opportunity to bring together academic institutions, businesses, designers, makers and the community to creative a sustainable and innovative business model. We want to drive regeneration through job creation, graduate retention, innovation in fashion manufacture and training opportunities situated at the heart of the community.

We are currently seeking an experienced machinist to join our busy manufacturing team producing high end garments and bespoke accessories.

Key responsibilities:

  • To use a wide range of sewing machinery to make up complete or partial sample garments to expected levels of quality
  • To work with technologists, graders and designers to ensure the sample make up process highlights any issues that may affect the product fit or the commercial production of the garment, with the ability to work from a written method of make and amend accordingly
  • Form patterns and other given information, to cut out and provide the material pieces needed by the sample room for the production of samples
  • To monitor and maintain the sample material stock and to advise when re-order is necessary

For more information please contact us at Makers HQ, sophieglover@makershq.co.uk

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to Sophie Glover, sophieglover@makershq.co.uk

Closing date for applications 15th January 2018, 12 noon

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