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Manufacturing Technician – Sewing Machinist

Posted 28 May 2024
Salary £23,200
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalManufacturing
ReferenceJ14939
Job FunctionCNC and Machining

Job description

​Rewards and Benefits on Offer;

  • Initial starting salary of £23,200 rising to £24,500 when fully competent (with potential to reach Senior Technician of £25,200).

  • Day shift working – Monday to Friday (6am start with an earlier finish on a Friday).

  • Life Insurance.

  • Company Pension Scheme.

  • Access to onsite gym.

  • Wellbeing, including access to 24/7 counselling support.

  • Perkbox Employee Benefits Platform.

  • Onsite free parking.

MTrec’s New Opportunity;

MTrec are proudly representing our prestigious manufacturing client, based in Newcastle, who are looking to recruit a new Sewing Machinist to join their Manufacturing team. The successful candidate will be responsible for operating industrial sewing machines to assemble, join, reinforce, or decorate various products related to their industry. This role requires precision, attention to detail, and the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. If this interests you, then apply now. 

The Job You’ll Do;

  • Operate industrial sewing machines to stitch, join, and finish products according to specifications.

  • Read and interpret sewing patterns, blueprints, or work instructions.

  • Ensure the quality of finished products by inspecting and correcting any defects.

  • Collaborate with team members to meet production targets and deadlines.

  • Perform routine machine maintenance and troubleshooting to ensure optimal performance.

  • Adhere to safety guidelines and maintain a clean and organised work area.

About You;

  • Have some form of experience in the use of Sewing Machines.

  • Have a willingness to learn.

  • Have a ‘can do attitude.

  • Be able to follow instruction, both verbal and written.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Adhere to quality and health and safety standards.

  • Be willing to keep pace with change, acquire new knowledge and skills as the business grows and develops.

  • Have a continuous improvement mindset that is evident in how you work, your team and division.

  • Be reliable and flexible.

  • Take pride in your work and the achievements of your department and the business.

  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing would be an advantage.