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Sewing Machinist & Sewing Team Supervisor

Posted 5 February by Contrado Imaging Ltd Ended

Job Summary

Great opportunity to supervise work of 15 staff manufacturing garments, soft furnishings, bags, shoes, leather goods, other furnishings including upholstery and accessories.

Good pay, lots of overtime, growing company - 120 people

What you will be doing:

  • Management for up to 15 staff
  • Planning rotas. Maintain optimal work flow on the production floor to enhance industry efficiency by balancing work loads and adjusting work force as needed.
  • Train and instruct workers in proper construction, assembly and handling techniques and in the safe and appropriate use of machinery and equipment
  • Operating sewing machines and related devices in the production and manufacture of the above such as bags, cushions, blinds and other products including sofas and leather goods, T shirts, hoodies, dresses, silk scarves, caps, trunks, leggings and soft furnishings too.
  • Flat bed, overlockers, simple stitching and fine detail work, also checking finished work against the pattern instructions.
  • Inspect products while being manufactured and after completion to maintain adherence to quality and measurement control specification standards.
  • Keeping area and workstation tidy
  • Recognize, evaluate and resolve work problems or assist workers in solving work related issues.
  • Responsible for helping write and post job adverts, testing candidates, evaluating and hiring new staff.
  • Developing and tracking KPIs, manufacturing timing, increasing productivity and efficiency throughout dept.
  • Improving techniques and materials to ensure we produce best quality goods.
  • Install peer checking QC procedures
  • Keeping track of and QCing incoming stock. Re-ordering stock when re
  • Identifying and sourcing new equipment.
  • Liaising with staff and off-site engineer to keep machinery in best condition.

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Understanding of different fabrics for producing T shirts, hoodies, dresses, silk scarves, caps, trunks, leggings and soft furnishings.
  • Manufacturing Experience,
  • Experience working with Industrial Sewing Machines
  • Decision Making, Judgement, Problem Solving, Safety Management
  • Experience of managing a large team of specialists.
  • Experience in manufacture of leather goods would be ideal

Required skills

  • Sewing
  • Industrial Sewing

Reference: 34394043

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