Yarn Store Operative

Yarn Operations
Permanent
Elgin
Overview
Our growing Yarn Store is like a library of wool cones, stacked floor to ceiling with classic and new colours. We have a vacancy available currently, involving collecting, counting & booking in these cones.

Our growing Yarn Store is like a library of wool cones, stacked floor to ceiling with classic and new colours. We have a vacancy available currently, involving collecting, counting & booking in these cones. This role involves physical work with some manual handling tasks required.

About the role

The main responsibilities include:

  • processing incoming and outgoing yarn
  • supplying internal departments with yarn requirements
  • conducting stock takes
  • ensuring the yarn is stored correctly  

This is a permanent, full-time post working 39 hours per week on a 3 shift rotation (days, backs and nights).

About You

You will:

  • have the ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • have strong communication skills
  • be a team player
  • have excellent colour vision
  • be computer literate
  • have good numeracy skills

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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