Sewing Machinist Apprentice in Leicester

Job title: Sewing Machinist Apprentice 

Employer: Covermaster UK  

Location: Leicester  

Overall purpose of the job: 

To stitch garments as instructed

Key (Major) Responsibilities: 

Stitch fabrics together to construct garments.
Be able to identify the correct machine settings required for different fabrics and styles.
Maintain an inventory of tools and supplies.
Be flexible to stitching different processes on a day-to-day basis.
Follow instructions given from supervisors and factory managers.
Carry out basic maintenance on your machine daily.
Maintain a clean and safe working area.
Inform supervisors immediately of any broken needles/machinery.
Strive to maintain a ‘Right first time’ record.

Other requirements: 

To contribute to Quality Control checks and packaging when required.
Wear protective clothing (i.e. closed toe shoes) and have hair tied back at all times.

Assisting your manager with all admin tasks: 
Updating costing sheets and progress sheets 
Keeping all client boxes inventory updated and organised in alphabetical order with typed name plates.                                                 
Maintaining our pattern books in reference to our client files.  

About Covermaster 

Covermasters UK based in Leicester offer small batch production runs of garments, mainly hoodies and cardigans. In addition, they also provide the following services:  
Bespoke and new upholstery  
Curtains of all styles 
Cushions and soft furnishings  
Roman blinds and pelmets 
Heat transfer vinyl onto garments and PPE 
Workwear and bespoke embroidery services  
Clothing repair and alterations. 
Occasionally bespoke garment manufacturing  
Waterproof covers all bespoke. 
NHS scrubs and uniform  
Carpet edging and binding.  
This role is available on the Level 2 Sewing Machinist apprenticeship, to apply please submit your CV to apprenticeships@fashion-enter.com