Yarn Manufacturing Operative

Mill Operations
Permanent
Elgin
Overview
You will be operating machinery to manufacture yarns to be used for knitting or weaving. No experience is needed as full training will be provided, although previous experience in a factory environment would be beneficial.

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

You will be operating machinery to manufacture yarns to be used for knitting or weaving. No experience is needed as full training will be provided, although previous experience in a factory environment would be beneficial.

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.

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

About You

You will

  • be flexible and reliable
  • work well individually and as part of a team
  • have excellent colour vision
  • have previous experience working in a factory environment or operating machinery
  • be willing to undertake an in house modern apprenticeship and develop your training further

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 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.

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

Closing Date 30th September

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