We are looking for someone with an interest in knitting or textiles to join our hand knit team as a trainee hand knit assistant.
About the Role
You will be learning to machine knit using domestic knitting machines and linkers, sewing labels on products and twisting yarn. You will also be finishing knitted products by sewing on buttons and pom poms, adding hand embroidery and packing orders.
Full training will be provided so no previous experience is necessary however you should have an interest in knitwear or textiles.
This is a part-time, position, working approximately 24 hours per week. Hours will be Monday to Thursday 9am to 3:20pm. Flexibility will be considered for the right candidate. The role is expected to last until July 2023.
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.
Closing Date – Monday 24th January 2022