Warper

Mill Operations
Permanent
Elgin
Overview
As a Warper, you will be setting up and running our different Warping machines.

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
  • 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

About the Role

As a Warper, you will be setting up and running our different Warping machines. These machines use cones of yarn to produce the correct pattern sequence of warp (length) threads needed to weave the cloth.

You will be working in a small team in a busy department. Together, you will follow work instructions to meet deadlines.

You will be required to use various lifting equipment and will have to stand, bend and stretch to undertake your daily tasks.

This is a full time, permanent role, working an average of 39 hours a week on a 3 shift rotation. Shifts are as follows:

Week 1 - Monday to Thursday 0600 to 1400 and Friday 0600 

Week 2 - Sunday 2000 to 0600 and Monday to Thursday 2200 to 0600

Week 3 - Monday to Thursday 1400 to 2200

About You

You will:

  • be reliable and well organised
  • be able to work on your own initiative within a team environment
  • be numerate with high levels of attention to detail
  • have excellent 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.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their right to remain and take up paid employment in the UK.

Closing date - 30 July 2022

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