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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 careers@cooneen.com 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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