Textile Workshop Manager

  • Location:
    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary:
    c£35,000 / per annum D.O.E
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Engineering Jobs
  • Deadline:
    April 12, 2023

Express Recruitment are delighted to be working with a bespoke UK manufacturer, who are quickly becoming recognised as a market leader in the textile industry. Testimony to their ongoing success, they are now seeking the services of a vastly experienced Workshop Manager, with proven ‘hands on’ embroidering and textile machinery skills, who can also lead and motivate a team of talented machinists.

You will be contracted to a 37.5-hour week, working Monday to Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm, with a 1:00pm finish on Friday.

In addition, you will receive a competitive working salary of up to c£35,000, along with pension, holiday allowance, training, and genuine career growth opportunities throughout the business.

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Roles & Responsibilities

  • Manage the day-to-day duties of the Machining team, ensuring quality standards are adhered to and KPI targets are met
  • Deal frequently with textile suppliers to ensure correct stock levels are maintained
  • Consult directly with customers to take down details of bespoke specifications and request special orders of fabrics from suppliers
  • Chair weekly team meetings and outline objectives and metric targets
  • Inspect finished upholstery and soft furnishing products and highlight quality issues relating to stitching, fabric quality, discrepancies with tolerances
  • Liaise closely with internal logistics department to ensure the timely dispatch of finished goods
  • Promote ‘safety first’ policies and procedures throughout the workshop and assist with audits and risk assessments

Skills & Experience  

  • Advanced lockstitch machining skills essential
  • Broad product knowledge of soft furnishing products e.g., bedding, curtains, blinds
  • Confident working in a fast-paced production environment with daily targets
  • Experience dealing with and negotiating with suppliers highly desirable
  • Excellent communicator on all senior levels
  • Formal Health & Safety qualification desirable but not essential
  • Flexible with overtime when required

This is a rare opportunity to join a fast-growing business with an unwavering foundation and first-class reputation for quality. Please apply now to avoid disappointment.

Hours: Monday to Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm, Friday 8:00am – 1:00pm

Salary: Up to c£35,000 per annum D.O.E

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Unfortunately, we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.