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Seamstress/Tailor – Amesbury, England

21/37 Seamstress/Tailor

Cooneen At Work are recruiting for a Professional Seamstress or Tailor to join the Sewing Room at our Amesbury site. The successful candidate/s will be part of a team who are responsible for garment alterations, product modifications and customisations to customer specifications in a timely manner.  The role will involving working with a wide variety of work wear and uniform products,  eg. caps, tunics, shirts, trousers, skirts, etc

We are happy to consider full or part time applications – please outline in your application your availability to work.

The Candidate
  • 5 GCSEs or equivalent including Mathematics and English Grade C or above.
  • Proven experience using a range of sewing machines.
  • Sound knowledge of garment construction, various fabrics and sewing techniques.
  • The ability to work under time constraints.
  • The ability to safely use different types of sewing machines.
  • Good hand-eye coordination.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
The Job

Key Tasks/Main Activities:

  • Accurately measure garments using a calibrated tape measures to ensure proper fit of garments.
  • Ensure that sewing machines and other equipment are in good working order.
  • Altering or repairing customers’ garments, ie. work wear and uniforms which will include hemming, mending, lengthening, shortening as well as taking in and letting out seams.
  • Fitting garments on customers to determine how the alterations should be done.
  • Customisation of garments and accessories according to customers’ specifications and preferences.
  • Communicating with external/ internal customers to determine their specifications, needs, and preferences.
  • Using heat sealers to apply motifs and transfers as required.
  • Using embroidery machines to create collar numbers, simple insignia, rainbow sliders, samples, tunic insignia and corporate logos
  • Use Artwork/samples to create embroidery files.
  • Attend Fitting Days as required.

Working hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8am to 5pm, Friday 8am to 4pm

Next Steps

For further information please contact the HR Department on 028 8952 1401 or email with your covering letter and cv.

The Closing Date for receipt of completed applications is 5.00pm, Tuesday 8 June 2021.

The Cooneen Group are an Equal Opportunities Employer.



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