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Certain vacancies with The Textile Centre of Excellence will require an enhanced disclosure check with the Criminal Records Bureau.

The Textile Centre of Excellence is an equal opportunities employer.

 

Apprenticeship Vacancies (updated 23rd April 2015)

Job Title Area Apprenticeship Level Vacancy Ref (NAS)
Textile Technician
Colne, Lancs (Mitchell-Interflex)
Advanced (Textiles)
497700
Laundry & Dry Cleaning Analyst
Ilkley (LTC & DTC)
Advanced (Textiles)
497699
Dye House Operative
Liversedge (Paintbox Textiles)
Intermediate (Textiles)
505137
Weaving Apprentice Rochdale (J H Cunliffe) Intermediate (Textiles) 550191
Warehouse Operative Pool-in-Wharfedale (Marton Mills) Intermediate (Warehousing) 566804
Sewing Machinist x 4 Accrington (Lantex) Intermediate (Apparel) 551948
Development Technician Rochdale (Sigmatex) Intermediate (Textiles) 575552
Warehouse Apprentice x 4 Mirfield (Auto Silicone Hoses) Intermediate (Warehousing) 588298
Laboratory Technician Mirfield (John Cotton) Advanced (Textiles) 598387
Apprentice Dyer Dewsbury (Dewsbury Dyeing) Advanced (Textiles) 605018
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


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 vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Westwood Yarns Ltd:


Situations Vacant – Carding Team Leader

A Position has arisen for an experienced Carding Team Leader.

The hours of work: Monday to Friday 37.5hours.
We are extremely busy and at present overtime is available most weekends.

Shift: 10pm – 6am

Candidates must possess good communication and numerical skills and be able to work as part of a multi-skilled team.

Please apply in the first instance to:
Adrian Smith
HR Manager
Westwood Yarns Ltd
Holmfirth
HD9 2RD
Tel: 01484 685215

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 22nd April 2015

 

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.

 

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