Loomer

Mill Operations
Permanent
Elgin
Overview
As a Loomer, you will be in a diverse and challenging role as a machine setter. We are currently looking for a Loomer to join our busy and growing Weaving department.

Why you should join JoE

  • Pay starting from £9.90 an hour
  • Additional shift pay for nights, weekends and rotational shifts
  • Up to 50% discount in shops and restaurants
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Auto-enrolment into our pension scheme from your first day
  • Generous holiday allowance, increasing with length of service
  • Additional overtime payment
  • Active social club, running events throughout the year
  • SVQ accredited training centre, providing in house Modern Apprenticeships

About the Role: 

As a Loomer, you will be in a diverse and challenging role as a machine setter. We are currently looking for a Loomer to join our busy and growing Weaving department.

  • Setting up looms according to work ticket and product specifications
  • Maintaining looms
  • Repairing loom malfunctions
  • Ensuring products meet quality standards
  • Some manual handling tasks and heavy lifting will be required.

Although experience in the textile industry is preferable, no experience is necessary for these posts as full training will be provided in house. You can also join our SVQ Modern Apprenticeship programme and gain a qualification alongside your training, if desired.

These are full time, permanent posts working an average of 39 hours a week over a three shift rotation (early, back and night shifts).

About You:

You will:

  • be able to follow written and verbal instructions
  • enjoy problem solving
  • be flexible and reliable
  • have good team working skills
  • have high attention to detail
  • have good colour vision

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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