Sewing Machine Mechanic Apprentice (This position has been filled)

Job title: Sewing Machine Mechanic Apprentice

Reports to: Production and Factory Managers

Purpose of Job: Industrial machinery mechanics and maintenance workers are responsible for repairing factory equipment and other industrial machinery, such as metal detecting systems, production machinery, and pressing equipment. Will expect you to be able to install, dismantle, repair, reassemble, service and move machinery.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

 Read technical manuals to understand equipment and controls
 Disassemble machinery and equipment when there is a problem
 Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning components
 Perform tests and run initial batches to make sure that the machine is running smoothly
 Adjust and calibrate equipment and machinery to optimal specifications
 Detect minor problems by performing basic diagnostic tests
 Clean and lubricate equipment or machinery
 Check the performance of machinery
 Test malfunctioning machinery to determine whether major repairs are needed
 Adjust equipment and reset or calibrate sensors and controls
 Install or repair machinery and equipment
 Adjust and align machine parts
 Replace defective parts of machinery as needed
 Take apart existing machinery to clear floor space for new machinery
 Move machinery and equipment
 Maintain machines in accordance with SMETA, Fast Forward and HSE audits
 Train staff to use all machines safely in accordance with Fashion Enter's Health and Safety Policy
 Undertake six monthly running maintenance checks and update service records attached to each machine
 Itemise all machines by serial number and add to asset register

This apprenticeship is available on the Level 2 apprenticeship programme - 

Level 2 Certificate In Apparel, Footwear, Leather Or Textile Production (500/6576/2)

Level 2 Certificate In Manufacturing Sewn Products (500/5962/2)

To apply submit your CV to apprenticeships@fashion-enter.com