Silk Studio Sewing Machinist


The Brand:

Derek Rose is a comfort-led, lifestyle brand with a customer-centric philosophy. We design and make functional, stylish, off-duty clothing for men and women.

At Derek Rose we offer far more than a job and a monthly salary. We invite you to be part of our friendly and fun, work family. Our entire team are dedicated to providing the best possible experience for our customers – whether that be online, instore or through one of our selected wholesale partners. Everyone who joins Derek Rose contributes to our success and has a part to play in helping us continue to be best-in-class for our market. We offer a generous pension scheme and staff discount and the opportunity to work in a friendly, fun and fast paced environment.

Location: Congleton

Vacancy: Silk Studio Sewing Machinist - Apprenticeship

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Sewing Machinist to work as a team member in our Silk Studio. While training and learning the skill of machining, you will also produce prototypes, carry out alterations and create sales samples alongside our production orders.

Responsibilities will include:

Learning and developing skills in constructing and producing various silk garments.

Develop an understanding of processes and terminology to develop own abilities for future progression.

Understand and assist where needed in the cutting process.

Learning and developing knowledge of different fabric types and how to handle and identify right side of fabric.

Understanding internal components and when it is necessary to use them.

Learning the use of various industrial machinery and how to work them correctly to achieve commercial wearable garments.

Learning the correct process of pressing a garment through construction stages to final press.

Organise and maintain your workstation to allow for productivity.

Quality Control: Trimming threads, checking items are to a high standard.

Measuring samples against measurement specs and updating where necessary

Candidate requirements:

To have some basic knowledge and skill in sewing and the enthusiasm to develop themselves further in this field.

To be a team player and work well under pressure.

To use initiative with a good eye for detail.
If you feel that you have the above skills then we want to hear from you! Come and join an enthusiastic, creative and dedicated team.

This role is available on the Level 2 Sewing Machinist Apprenticeship

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