Sewing Machinist

Andy File Associates Limited is working as a Recruitment business on behalf of our client with regards this temporary  position.


  • Working in a small team, of 6 full – time machinist 1 full -time cutter, and 1  supervisor
  • Working  with  clothing
  •  Re purposing men’s shirts into ladies tops and men’s jeans into ladies shorts, amongst other things, which means we have issues of fitting pieces together and making a nice looking, wearable garment.
  •  Working with retailers and also independent customers, also having their own shop

Brief duties and responsibilities:- 

  • Working with a team of machinist and cutters to produce good quality saleable products
  • Responsible for keeping  areas and machines clean at all times and general housekeeping
  • Checking quality of  work continuously
  • Working to a work plan set out by supervisor to meet critical path requirement
  • Ability to lockstitch, overlock, coverseam
  • Attach buttonhole and use of a circular hand cutter would be a bonus
  • There can be some lifting  involved

Advantageous Experience/ Personality fit

  • Needs to be a strong person
  •  A team player willing to change roles and direction as required , offering a varied day
  • A good problem solver would also be a bonus

Reporting to:–  Factory Supervisor

Location: Barnsley

Rate: £8.72 ph

Hours: TBC

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