Jamie Dickson, Knitting Supervisor

‘My Johnstons of Elgin career has helped me to grow in confidence as well as in technical ability.’

Career Progression at Johnstons of Elgin

Knitting Programmer, Knitting Coordinator, Knitting Supervisor.

Qualifications/Memorable courses attended:

A Leadership Development Programme when I started the supervisor role, and a People Management course.

‘My Johnstons of Elgin career has helped me to grow in confidence as well as in technical ability.’

Key influences or milestones:

I have built fantastic working relationships with a couple of the longer-serving managers. They've really helped with my development, not just with technical ability but with confidence. I feel like I have matured over the last couple of years because of those people.

The best career advice I have received or would give:

Take opportunities and go into things with an open mind. There are so many opportunities to progress at the mill, and I've been given many chances to try new things.