We have openings for 6 positions and we will provide on-the-job training to darn/mend woven cloth.

About the Role

We have openings for 6 positions and we will provide on-the-job training to darn/mend woven cloth.  This will include greasy, clean and perch darning to rectify faults revealed during the inspection of cloth and accessory product to produce a quality finish.               

The posts form part of the Modern Apprenticeship in-house training initiatives.

The hours of work will be on a rotational shift basis as follows:

Week 1   Monday to Thursday 6am to 2pm and Friday 6am to 1pm: 39 hours rotating

Week 2   Monday to Wednesday 2pm to 12 midnight and Thursday 2pm to 11pm: 39 hours

The posts will be located in Elgin to respond to short lead times by customer demand and offer an immediate start.

About You

  • Good colour vision is required 
  • Attention to detail and ability to concentrate over long periods is important for these close work positions  
  • Reliable
  • Able to work well as part of a team
  • Willing to learn
  • Interest in intricate craft activities or sewing would be advantageous

About Us

Johnstons of Elgin is an innovative, luxury clothing brand with over 220 years of experience in working with the world’s finest fibres. Across three centuries, our family–owned company has carefully sourced cashmere and fine woollen fibres from around the world, applying the latest technology and highest quality craft expertise in our own vertical Scottish mills. Employing over  850 staff, our valued employees and communities are at the heart of everything we do, producing unique, high–quality designs that are made to last. Our brand is focused on sustainability, working with natural, renewable and biodegradable fibres and we are committed to maintaining a minimal environmental footprint.

The company supports the principle of Equality and Diversity in employment wholeheartedly and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


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