Mill Operations
As a Warper, you will be setting up and running our different Warping machines to help produce our cloth.

Why you should join JoE

  • Pay starting from £10.90 an hour
  • Additional shift pay for nights and rotational shifts
  • Up to 50% Johnstons of Elgin 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
  • Discount on local shops and amenities 

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 (earlies, nights and backs). Rate of pay starts from £10.90 per hour plus shift pay.

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

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 hr@johnstonsofelgin.com.

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.

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