Mill Operations
The tasks for this position will include working on modern weaving machinery; setting these up for customer orders and ensuring product quality and performance. Successful candidates must have mechanical aptitude.

About the Role

The tasks for this position will include working on modern weaving machinery; setting these up for customer orders and ensuring product quality and performance.  Successful candidates must have mechanical aptitude. Technician experience is preferred but training may be available to suitable candidates. Manual handling and lifting will be necessary.  Other duties include maintenance, problem solving and responding to breakdowns to ensure continuity of production.

A Modern Apprenticeship qualification may be available for eligible candidates. Relocation packages are also available for successful candidates.

The hours of work will be based on a three week rotational shift system averaging 39 hours

Week 1            2pm to 10pm Monday to Thursday

Week 2             6am to 2pm Monday to Thursday, 6am to 5pm Friday

Week 3            8pm Sunday to 6am Monday; 10pm Monday to 6am Tuesday and consecutive nights finishing on Friday morning 6am

We also have a weekend shift available, working 6am - 6pm Saturday and Sunday and one 8 hour shift throughout the week, equating to 32 hours per week. A weekend shift allowance is also available.

About You

You will:

  • Be an experienced Loom Tuner
  • Be able to accurately follow written instructions.
  • Be a reliable self-starter
  • Be a good team player
  • Have good colour vision
  • Have meticulous attention to detail
  • Have a positive, can do attitude

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 1000 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.

When you join us at either of our naturally beautiful Scottish locations, you can expect Continuous development,  Great schools,  Welcoming communities,  Affordable house prices and Beautiful countryside. In addition to a fulfilling career, you can enjoy a fantastic lifestyle.

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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