Weekend Operative

Mill Operations
Weekend shifts are available in various departments - including weaving, yarnstore, darning and purling.

About the Role

We have various weekend positions throughout our mill - in weaving, the yarnstore, purling and darning. No experience is needed as full training will be provided.

Shifts will be worked on a weekend. This will include working 2 shifts at the weekend with the option of working an additional shift through the week.

Hours will vary depending on the department. 

  • Weaving - 6am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday then 6pm to 6am the following week plus one 8 hour shift through the week (32 hours)
  • Yarnstore - 6am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday (24 hours)
  • Purling and Darning - 6am - 4pm Saturday and Sunday (20 hours)

Training must be completed through the week and is expected to last 12 weeks. Hours can be flexible for this.

You will receive an additional shift payment on top of your usual hourly rate (starting at £9.93) for working the weekend shift.

About You

You will be -

  • Interested in working with machinery or textiles
  • Able to use your own iniative
  • Comfortable working on your own and in small teams
  • A strong communicator, both written and verbally

About Us

Johnstons of Elgin is an innovative, luxury clothing brand with 225 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.

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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