Pressing Chargehand

Make-up Operations
A new opportunity for someone experienced in pressing to progress in their career.

About the Role

By following the set out plan, you will achieve department goals by promoting a “right first time” approach. You will also be liaising with other managers and supervisors to problem solve, reduce rework and promote culture.

The role is a “hands on” working position which includes undertaking duties relating to all aspects of Pressing, ensuring –

  • Training and coaching of others in the department is up to date so the highest quality standard is met for every product;
  • The highest possible quality standards are maintained;
  • Finishing steps are accurately posted and problem solving/staff training is undertaken;

This is a permanent, full time position working 39 hours a week on a 2 shift rotation (early and back shift).

About You

You will be –

  • Technically experienced to help reduce quality and sizing related issues;
  • Able to motivate yourself and your team;
  • A strong communicator;
  • Willing to learn and improve yourself and processes within the department;
  • Able to meet deadlines;

About Us

Founded in 1797, Johnstons of Elgin is an innovative, luxury clothing brand celebrating 225 years of experience in working with the world’s finest fibres. Across three centuries, our family-owned company has carefully sources cashmere and fine woollen fibres from around the world, applying the latest technology and highest quality craft expertise in our very own vertical Scottish mills. Employing over 1,000 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.

Johnstons of Elgin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer wholeheartedly supporting the principles of equality and diversity to build an inclusive workforce. Our aim is to embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do to create an environment where our employees feel safe to be their whole authentic self without having to downplay or change parts of their identity. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, which goes beyond those characteristics protected by law to include everything that makes us unique, from our backgrounds and experiences to our personalities and ways of thinking.

We endeavour to provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and encourage any candidate who requires assistance to contact us at

Don’t meet every requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement or qualification. At Johnstons of Elgin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but think your experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Please note all applicants must be able to provide evidence of their right to remain and take up paid employment in country job is based.

Closing date Monday 28th November 2022

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