Yarn Manufacturing Operative

Yarn Operations
Permanent
Elgin
Overview
This position is to operate machinery to layer yarns together for weaving or knitting purposes. No experience is needed as full training will be provided.

About the Role

This position is to operate machinery to layer yarns together for weaving or knitting purposes. No experience is needed as full training will be provided.

Shifts will be worked on a 3 week rotation, including early shifts, back shifts and night shifts, working an average of 39 hours per week. There is also the option of a 2 week rotation, working early and back shifts only.

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

About You

Applicants should be flexible, reliable and able to work well as part of a team.  Good colour vision is required.  Some experience of operating machinery would be advantageous but is not essential.

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.

 

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