Weaver

Mill Operations
Permanent
Elgin
Overview
We have a permanent position available for a Weaver within our company. Full training is provided for this key role which is involved in the production of our luxurious textiles.

We have a permanent position available for a Weaver within our company. Full training is provided for this key role which is involved in the production of our luxurious textiles. 

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

  • running a set of looms efficiently
  • repairing broken warp and weft threads in a timely manner
  • keeping the weft creels replenished with yarn
  • monitoring the looms for weaving defects, checking for evenness of colour and pattern
  • reporting any defects/loom problems to the technicians

Once the initial training period is complete, there is an opportunity to enrol in our SQA accreditation SVQ in Manufacturing Textile Products Modern Apprenticeship.

Once fully trained the successful candidate will run multiple looms.

Shifts will be worked on a 3 shift rotation, averaging 39 hours a week. Shifts are as follows:

Week 1 - Monday to Thursday 0600 to 1400 and Friday 0600 to 1700

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:

  • Have an interest in machines and how they work
  • Be flexible and reliable
  • Have good team working skills
  • Have high attention to detail
  • Have good colour vision
  • Be able to follow written instructions accurately

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 have the right to remain and take up paid employment in the UK.

 

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