Lara Intimates Apprentice Sample Machinist (This position has been filled)


Level 3 Apprenticeship

24-month programme

Location: Central London

Lara Intimates is a start-up women’s underwear brand making every product from sustainably sourced textiles in our all-female lingerie factory in East London. Lara also offers one of the widest bra size ranges in the world: 26A-36I. Lara Intimates exists to celebrate women from design to production and customer experience.

Lara Intimates has been in business for 13 months. The production team has 4 women currently, and we are excited to grow much bigger in the coming year. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a small growing team and build a rewarding career with exciting growth and longevity.

Job title: Apprentice Sample Machinist

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Sewing Machinist to work as a team member with Lara Intimates and our partner factory, Fashion Enter. You will spend 4 days per week working with the Lara Intimates team and 1 day per week at the Fashion Enter Factory & Stitching Academy. At Lara Intimates, you will learn directly from our founder and other machinists about making specialist lingerie products to a high standard. At Fashion Enter, you will receive further structured education from sample machinists with years of industry experience.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Organise and maintain your work station for efficient production

  • Work with a variety of specialist industrial sewing machines

  • Adhere to health and safety regulations

  • Use a variety of materials, threads, trims and elastics

  • Use a variety of sewing and production techniques to a high standard

  • Produce sewn items that meet standards and deadlines

  • Interpret and follow instructions for technical processes and specifications

  • Monitor and maintain workflow

  • Keep workstations tidy

The Ideal Candidate: