General job description: sample machinist

• You would be expected to have good sewing skills, able to use over-lock, flat-bed and hemming machines – you will be required to sew up samples of a high quality with experience of working in a fast paced environment. You would need to know how to alter settings on an industrial spec sewing machine to suit different fabric types, i.e woven and stretch and be confident to cut and stitch garment samples. You will report to a busy design room and will communicate with designers, pattern cutters and senior sample machinists on a daily basis and be able to read drawings/ specs. Punctuality and good time keeping would be an essential requirement.

Skills and knowledge
• Good sewing skills
• The ability to work quickly and accurately
• An eye for detail and finesse in make up of garment samples
• The ability to work independently and also as part of a team
• A willingness and flexibility to work to tight deadlines.