£8.75 per hour
Part-Time for 12 weeks
Start: January 2018
Closing date: 24 November 2017, 12 noon
Interviews will be held on 11 December 2017
About the Company
BeYonder is a profit-for-purpose, living wage employer. BeYonder Textile specialises in small batch, prototyping, and bespoke manufacturing for independent designers, retailers and other end users of high-quality fabric goods and clothing.
You can find out more about the organisation at their website.
Supported by experienced team members, the individual will be working on client project work; cutting, manufacturing, and trimming textile-based products. Items produced will range from sample toiles to high-quality samples. By the end of the internship, the individual will be capable of working unsupervised to produce short manufacturing runs for client orders.
The ideal candidate will have the equivalent of SCQF level 9, or higher, from a textile-based degree course. As well as the desirable technical skills below, a collaborative attitude to working with other creative team members must be an integral part of your make-up.
Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:
•Previous experience working on industrial sewing machines including Lockstitch, Overlocker, and Coverstitch
•Pattern cutting skills are desirable
•The ability to work efficiently and effectively so that production throughput is maximised
•Being conversant with various seam widths and their utilisation
•Experience in sewing heavy duty fabric would be an advantage but is not essential
•Good at working to deadlines
•Able to quality check your work and to adhere to required quality procedures
•A keen eye for detail and quality is essential
•Takes ownership of own workflow
•Being reliable and practical
•Ability to follow health and safety policies
Closing date for applications is 24 November 2017, 12 noon.
Interviews will be held on 11 December 2017.
Please submit a CV and covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. State A) your availability and B) relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job specifications. We do NOT accept email applications unless otherwise stated.
Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.