Customisation Operative - Notts-Derbyshire Border

Customisation Operative - Notts-Derbyshire Border

£ dependent on Experience
REF: 10723 AA

Job Description

Customisation Operative – Notts/Derbyshire border

  • Responsible for the alteration and embellishment of finished garments in line with business demands, as well as the quality of any alterations or customisation
  • To brand generic stock in line with customer branding guidelines
  • Heat Sealing of stock as and required by the business ensuring correct application in line with the application instructions relating to temperature and timings
  • Embroidering stock as required ensuring the application is placed in the correct position and in the correct colours

Customisation Operative- The Role

  • To use skills and experience on industrial sewing machines such as Lock-stitch, 3, 4 & 5 Thread Over-lock, Button and Button-hole machines amending stock garments & Blind Hem machine
  • Shortening of generic stock items, (altering long sleeve to short, trouser & skirt length alterations to a high standard)
  • To be aware of customer specific branding requirements by liaising with the Alterations Supervisor and adhering to the procedures and process’ already in place within the customization area
  • Ability to follow the work schedule (planning document) set out by the Customisation Supervisor, ensuring any potential delays are notified immediately
  • To ensure the Customisation Supervisor is fully aware of any problems encountered when amending stock garments (quality problems, fabric problems, make up problems) etc.
  • Ensure production targets are met and that all work produced meets or exceeds the department’s quality standards

Customisation Operative - The Person

  • Previous garment machinist experience
  • Using industrial machines (Lock-stitch, Over-lock, Blind Hem) in the clothing or fashion industry
  • Good time management skills
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels   
  • Work calmly under pressure     
  • Take responsibility for daily tasks

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