Upholstery Sewing Machinist – Gainsborough – £8-9 p/h


We are requiring an Experienced Upholstery Sewing Machinist for a local, small but very busy and successful contract furniture manufacturer in Gainsborough.


We are working on behalf of a highly reputable furniture manufacturer that has seen its order book treble in the last year, producing quality batch and bespoke furniture for offices, retail food outlets, hotels, churches and universities.


As Sewing Machinist, you will have good knowledge of different types of seams and fabric types, and be able to produce high quality work at an acceptable rate of output. Main duties will include:

  • Operating a range of industrial and semi industrial sewing machines, including twin needle machine is an essential requirement for this role
  • Assisting with the cutting out of fabrics to patterns
  • Assisting colleagues with gluing and foaming would be an advantage
  • Good time keeping and punctuality is expected
  • Immediately report all discovered damage or faults in components, or finished product, to the upholstery supervisor
  • Communicate and cooperate with supervisors and co-workers
  • Maintain high standard of factory cleanliness and housekeeping
  • Report all accidents/incidents immediately
  • Follow all safety rules, regulations and procedures


A flexible attitude is sought along with a practical hands-on approach, and a team player in this busy, but small factory environment. Sewing Machinery experience also is essential for the role.


This is a permanent role working Monday – Friday 8am – 4.30pm


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