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Sewing Machinist

Job Title: Sewing Machinist

Salary: £9 – £17 depending on experience

Hours: Monday – Thursday, 6.30am – 4.30pm (Overtime optional)

Location: Derby

Major Recruitment are looking for Sewing machinists to work for a family run company based in a brand new unit in Derby. This company are a British manufacturer of high quality, making furniture and soft furnishings taking control of the entire care home fit-out process from concept through to competition.

This role is ideal for a motivated individuals who are keen to learn and grow within the business.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for full time ongoing work with stability and progression opportunities.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Must be able to use a sewing machine
  • Being able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Sew fabrics together to produce various items for the upholsters
  • Align and place top covers to meet pattern requirements
  • Pattern matching
  • Following lead manufacturing techniques
  • Applying fixing and trimming including decorative features
  • Checking and ensuring all materials are to specification with job requirements
  • Working to strict deadlines to meet order demands
  • Following health and safety procedures whilst using a range of tools and equipment
  • Follow codes of conduct whilst in the workplace


  • Great place to work
  • 20 days holiday per annum + bank holidays
  • On-site parking
  • Fridays off
  • Fast progression within the business
  • Brilliant work environment – you’re not just a number within the company
  • Team spirit and a positive atmosphere
  • Upskilled to learn different skills within the company
  • Opportunities for pay rises
  • Team bonuses


  • Must have experience using a sewing machine
  • Self-motivating
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Good time management
  • Understand problems when they arise and liaise with relevant persons to solve
  • Flexible to work in different areas of the department
  • Good teamwork and communication skills
  • A basic level of English and basic numeracy skills
  • Attention to detail and a flexible attitude to tasks
  • Strong IT skills including the use of transport systems

Click apply today or call and ask to speak to Lauren at Major Recruitment on 01332 327235 for more information


Laundry Operative

Laundry Factory Operative Derby

Immediate Start

Salary £18,533 per year

05:45 – 14:00 or 14:00 – 22:15 Monday – Friday, NO WEEKEND WORK.

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen with our client, a leading linen laundry provider based in Derby Due to growth we are looking for several Laundry Operatives. We require energetic and hardworking individuals. Full on the job training will be provided as well as on-going support.


  • The production duties are split into four areas, you will be working in one of the following areas;
  • Sorting – the sorting of soiled linen as it arrives on site
  • Garments – the processing of scrub suits, nightwear and patient gowns for dispatch
  • Calendaring – the processing of flat linen for dispatch
  • Dispatch – the picking and collation of products to fulfil an order


  • To be responsible for quality at all times
  • Keep the work area clean and tidy at all times – maintaining a
    “clean as you go” approach to house keeping
  • Any other duties which may arise from time to time
  • To remain fully flexible with regard to the area and nature of work


  • Full training provided and on-going support
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is desirable but not essential.
    Understanding of how training can improve productivity.
    Being able to work as part of a team effectively.
    Good communication and organisation skills. Must be able to communicate with staff at all levels.
    Must have an approachable manner.

Job Benefits

  • Be part of an amazing team who are proud of what they do.
  • Job security, the client company are growing from strength to strength.
  • Gain experience of production and strong career progression.

Click apply today or call and ask to speak to Lauren at Major Recruitment on 01332 327235 for more information

Major Recruitment act as an employment agency for permanent roles and an employment business for temporary opportunities.