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The Textile Centre of Excellence is an equal opportunities employer.

 

Apprenticeship Vacancies (updated 22nd May 2015)

Job Title Area Apprenticeship Level Vacancy Ref (NAS)
Textile Technician
Colne, Lancs (Mitchell-Interflex)
Advanced (Textiles)
497700
Weaving Apprentice Rochdale (J H Cunliffe) Intermediate (Textiles) 550191
Sewing Machinist x 4 Accrington (Lantex) Intermediate (Apparel) 551948
Screen Printer x 2 Elland (Calder Screen Print) Intermediate (Apparel) 605697
Estimator Batley (Robena) Intermediate (Admin) 608590
Yarn Production Guiseley (Abraham Moons) Intermediate (Textiles) 609380
Cloth Production x 2 Guiseley (Abraham Moons) Intermediate (Textiles) 609383
Admin Apprentice Holmfirth (Premier Hank Dyers) Intermediate (Admin) 619272


The above Apprenticeships are full-time, permanent positions and are fully government funded for anyone aged 16-18 and part funded for 19-24s.

To apply, or for more information about the vacancies, please go to the vacancies section of the following website: www.apprenticeships.org.uk.

Want to find out more?

Contact Angela Keenan on 01484 346500 or via email: angelakeenan@textile-training.com.

 

The following vacancy is being advertised on behalf of James Heal:


Textile Technician (12 month – Fixed Term Contract)
Salary £17-18k
Flexible working hours (option to finish at 12:30 on Fridays)
39 hours per week
25 days per year holiday

James Heal is a leading manufacturer of testing instruments to the textile industry. Manufacturing everything on-site in Halifax and selling to customers around the world. We are the exception to the rule – we manufacture in the UK and sell to China, not the other way round! We were rewarded for this exceptional feat last year, receiving the Queen’s Award for International Trade.

We are looking for a Textile Technician to work on a fixed term 12 month contract to work on a number of activities including but not limited to:

  • A mixture of physical routine testing on Test Materials Centre products
  • Colour fastness testing
  • To provide accurate test reports
  • To Provide support with the testing of new and modified products as required
  • Testing for compliance with ISO standards
  • The opportunity to take part in product development activities.

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Experience in working with fabrics, yarns & chemicals, and some experience of working in testing laboratories
  • Have excellent colour vision
  • The ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail and tenacity are key requirements for this role.

Applications should be submitted via email to karen.baldwin@james-heal.co.uk with CV and covering letter.

 

The following vacancies are being advertised on behalf of Lantex Manufacturing Co. Ltd:


Vacancy Type Company Location
Sewing Machinist
Experienced
Lantex
Accrington
Cutter
Experienced
Lantex
Accrington
Production Controller
Experienced
Lantex
Accrington


Please contact David Hardman on 01254 398017 or david@textilepeople.co.uk for more information.

 

The following vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Mobus Fabrics Ltd:


Position Title:
Textile Technician
Working hours: 37.5; Holiday 20day plus statutory, one extra day for each year of service up
to 5 years.
Salary: 17-18K

Mobus Fabrics Ltd are a leading UK fabric supplier, servicing upholstery manufactures in Europe,
China and the USA. We are looking for a Textile Technician who can be part of our team working
alongside the Directors to develop our Technical and FR Due-diligence programmes both in the UK
and China. A mixture of physical routine testing on Test Materials Centre products

Role & Responsibility

  • Colour fastness testing
  • To provide accurate test reports
  • To Provide support with the testing of new and modified products as required
  • Testing for compliance with ISO standards
  • The opportunity to take part in product development activities.

Skills and Experience ideally required

  • Experience in working with fabrics, yarns & chemicals, and some experience of working in
    testing laboratories
  • Have excellent colour vision
  • The ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail and tenacity are key requirements for this role.

If you think this position is for you then please feel free to review our website which will offer you a
clearer insight into our company - www.mobus.co.uk.

Applications should be submitted via email to grant@mobus.co.uk with CV and covering letter.

 

The following vacancies are being advertised on behalf of Alpaca Comfort Ltd:


Vacancy title:
Carding Machine Operator
Employer title: Alpaca Comfort
Salary: Competitive
Working week: Full time

Vacancy description:

Alpaca Comfort are looking for a person who will be required to operate the carding machine and monitor and control production of duvet with cross lapped alpaca fill. Person will also be required to control web from card on to cross lapper then monitor and control/operate TEC sewing machine and cutter.

Qualifications required:

  • Previous experience on Tatham Carder essential
  • Training TEC machines will be given.

Personal qualities:

  • Person must be enthusiastic
  • Person must be punctual and reliable
  • Vacancy is based in a small team, therefore candidate will be expected to work using own initiative.

Company is based in a rural area where public transport links are minimal; please only apply if you can ensure that you can access the company in line with the hours of work.

If shortlisted for the vacancy, you may need to attend more than one interview.

If you are interested in the above position, please contact Shaun Daniel by calling 01422 834090 no later than July 2015.

 

Vacancy title: Seamstress/Machinist
Employer title: Alpaca Comfort
Salary: Competitive
Working week: Full time

Vacancy description:

Alpaca Comfort are looking for a person who will be required to operate Durkopp Adler binding machine and monitor and control production of duvets with cross lapped alpaca fill. Person will also be required to control web from card on to cross lapper then monitor and control/operate TEC sewing machine and cutter.

Qualifications required:

  • Previous experience on binding machine essential
  • Training TEC machines will be given.

Personal qualities:

  • Person must be enthusiastic
  • Person must be punctual and reliable
  • Vacancy is based in a small team, therefore candidate will be expected to work using own initiative.

Company is based in a rural area where public transport links are minimal; please only apply if you can ensure that you can access the company in line with the hours of work.

If shortlisted for the vacancy, you may need to attend more than one interview.

If you are interested in the above position, please contact Shaun Daniel by calling 01422 834090 no later than July 2015.

 

The following vacancy is being advertised on behalf of the Wyedean Weaving Company:


Military Uniform Tailor

The successful candidate will be required to work with our sewing team in a friendly yet busy working environment. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual (possibly post-graduate) with a self-reliant personality and one who pays particular attention to detail and accuracy.

Duties will include process and pattern development, timing of manufacturing and assembly of uniforms and accoutrement to meet military specifications, tailored to fit individual military personnel, often working to tight deadlines e.g. military parades.

Job Title: Military Uniform Tailor
Location: Based in Haworth/Keighley (West Yorkshire) with occasional visits to UK military barracks for client measuring and fitting sessions
Position: Permanent
Essentials: Tailoring skills
Desirables: Experience in Military Uniform Tailoring
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Hours: Monday to Friday 08:30 - 17:00 with 1/2 hour lunch break (40 hours per week)

Applicants should contact Karen Wilcock at Wyedean Weaving on 01535 643077 or email karen.wilcock@wyedean.com. Please send applications with an accompanying CV.

Closing date: 12th June 2015

 

The following vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Huddersfield Fine Worsteds:


Sales Administrator

An organised sales administrator is sought for a growing textile company based in Elland. Working as part of a team, the role involves taking and processing customer orders.

The successful applicant should be computer literate and have a confident and polite telephone manner.

Job Title: Sales Administrator
Location: Based in Elland, address: Unit B5, Warhurst Road, Lowfields Business Park, HX5 9DF
Position: Permanent
Essentials: Computer literate, confident and polite manner
Salary: £17,000 per annum
Hours: Monday to Friday 08:45 to 16:45

Send written applications to info@hfwltd.com including a CV for the attention of Personnel Director, or call Iain Milligan on 01422 255524.

This job is for immediate start.

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