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Sewing Machinist - Upholstery

Posted 22 December 2017 by Taylor Green Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

We are recruiting for an experienced Upholstery Sewing Machinist for our client based in Farnborough, Hampshire.

You will be responsible for:

  • Joining, reinforcing and decorating items
  • Operating and tending to industrial machines

You will need to have:

  • A good working knowledge of sewing machinery and the products they manufacture
  • Sound hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to cope with moderate physical effort
  • Fluent in English

Your day-to-day tasks will typically include:

  • Referring to orders for sewing covers etc. and selecting appropriate materials
  • Starting and checking sewing machinery at the beginning of your shift and testing it for proper functionality
  • Addressing any discrepancies or problems faced during the testing period by raising the issue(s) with your line manager
  • Sewing missing stitches or replacement parts in accordance to repair instructions provided
  • Observing operations to detect any faults or defects in stitching
  • Notifying supervisors of any problems or discrepancies during the sewing process
  • Attaching buttons, grips, hooks and fasteners to finished items as required
  • Attaching elastic or tape to items as specified in the work order
  • Ensuring that excess material or threads are cut away from the finished product
  • Trimming finished items using scissors and cutters
  • Performing general and preventative maintenance tasks on sewing machines to ensure their longevity
  • Examining finished items for compliance and ensure that appropriate tags are sewed on them
  • Understanding Health & Safety requirements - reporting any issues / dangers / concerns to management
  • Keeping work area clean and tidy

Required skills

  • Upholstery
  • Industrial Sewing

Reference: 33071024

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