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Textiles repairs technician

Textiles repairs technician

Posted 22 November 2023 by SKALA
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Our Client is a world leading provider of lighting equipment and associated facilities to the film and television production industry, including the exclusive supply of service and support at Pinewood’s UK studios. Their service combines decades of experience with an unrivalled collection of cutting-edge production solutions that embrace both the conventional and the very latest in advanced lighting technology. Through ongoing investment in people and products we have created one of the industry’s premier lighting rental resources, perfectly placed to service any production type anywhere in the world.

long term position!

Job description

The Textile Repairs Technician will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all textile and soft goods in rental stock.

Duties include:

  • Carrying out repairs as required on all forms of textile and soft goods in inventory using the machines and equipment provided in a safe and effective manner.
  • Carrying out alterations and additions to all forms of textile and soft goods in inventory.
  • Liaising with the textile prep department and responding to any of their urgent needs for stock that may be in repair.
  • Understanding the priorities of the incoming textile repairs and carrying out repairs on the most urgently needed equipment first.
  • Using RT Pro stock control system to update repair tickets with parts and labour required to repair an item as needed.
  • Using RT Pro stock control system to check items out of repair with a resolution description once fixed.
  • Aiding the repairs administrator in pricing billable textile repairs as early and accurately as possible.
  • Liaising with the textile prep department and responding to any of their urgent needs for stock that may be in repair.
  • Liaising with the Repairs Administrator on ordering more repair fabrics when stocks are running low and pre-empt any future shortages.
  • Ensure the textile repairs area is always maintained in a clean and organised manner.
  • Work with the Technical Manager to ensure all operations are risk assessed and control measures are being adhered to.

Person specification

  • Must be trained and experienced in the use of industry level sewing machinery.
  • Able to learn the stock control inventory system (Rental tracker Pro).
  • Be able to build strong working relationships with colleagues.
  • To be able to work under pressure to changing deadlines.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required.
  • Self-motivated and organised with the ability to plan workload and keep track of multiple jobs.
  • Experience in the lighting industry is desirable but not essential.
  • An interest in the lighting industry for film, television and live events is desirable.

Please call Mike from Skala if you are interested in the role and also please email your CV over.

Required skills

  • Film
  • Repair
  • Textile
  • Sewing

Reference: 51673795

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