Experienced Sewing Machinist – Full Time

The Brand:

Derek Rose is a comfort-led, lifestyle brand with a customer-centric philosophy. We design and make functional, stylish, off-duty clothing for men and women.

At Derek Rose, we offer far more than a job and a monthly salary. We invite you to be part of our friendly and fun, work family. Our entire team are dedicated to providing the best possible experience for our customers – whether that be online, in-store or through one of our selected wholesale partners. Everyone who joins Derek Rose contributes to our success and has a part to play in helping us continue to be best-in-class for our market. We offer a generous pension scheme and staff discount and the opportunity to work in a friendly, fun and fast-paced environment.

Location: Congleton

Vacancy: Experienced Sewing Machinist – Full Time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Sewing Machinists to join the production team in our Congleton Silk Studio. Applicants need to have previous experience of operating industrial sewing machines and overlockers, preferably in previous employment.

You will be involved in the manufacturing and final preparation of garments before they go to retail. Our Silk Studio are responsible for producing high quality silk garments; previous experience working with silk as well as knowledge of garment construction would be preferable.  Excellent communication and organisation skills are required for the level of detailed work we produce.  Measuring products throughout the production process to ensure the finished product is accurate and up to a specific standard as checked by our quality control examiners.

Additional elements to the role can range from sample production each season through to web customer-requested alterations.

The Role:

  • Putting garments together using various sewing machines. –eg. lockstitch, overlocker, binding, felling, buttons and buttonholes.
  • Following order sheets for fabric, colour, size and trim instructions.
  • Altering machinery to match different fabric properties. – silk and cashmere
  • Constructing garments to a high standard. – matching to specifications.
  • Knowledge of garment making and construction.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment.
  • To be a team player and work well under pressure
  • To use initiative with a good eye for detail.

The position is full time Monday – Thursday 8am-5pm with Friday 8am -2pm.

If you feel that you have the above skills, then we want to hear from you! Come and join an enthusiastic, creative and dedicated team.

Please send all cv’s to laura.Moore@derek-rose.com.