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Jobs Available at the Fashion – Enter Factory in Newtown, Wales


Since news of the Fashion-Enter Welsh factory went live on Monday (5th October) we have received some fantastic coverage. From the BBC to Drapers and Business Live we are thrilled to be a part of the on-going garment production heritage for the Newtown area. As reported many former Laura Ashley workers have joined the Fashion-Enter Wales team, however we do have employment opportunities for the following…

Fashion-Enter Ltd Wales featured on BBC Wales Today

Garment Machinists

Experienced garment machinists that have a minimum three years expertise working in an industrial factory. Needs to be proficient at using all industrial machines; overlocker, coverstitch, flat machine, button holer, button attach, felling machine (optional). Training is available. Very important to be a team player in this new factory in Newtown.

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.

+ Resolve and amend faults and imperfections when required.

+ 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.

+ Maintain a clean and safe work area.

+ Inform supervisors immediately of any broken machinery and if required collect all parts in a safe manner (i.e needle parts).

+ Strive to maintain a ‘Right first time’ record.

Production Garment Supervisor

Experienced industrial supervisor that has knowledge of working with retailers or etailers in fashion. Needs knowledge of garment construction and garment making minutes so can aid a busy team of 20 machinists. Ideally has a minimum of five years working as a machinist in a factory using overlocker, flat, coverstitch and buttonhole/buttonhole attach. Full time position available on PAYE.

Key (Major) Responsibilities:

+ Set up each new style on the line ensuring the optimum efficiency and ease of make is achieved.

+ Carry out quality spot checks assisting machinists in their continuous improvement of efficiency and quality.

+ Monitor all quality feedback and implementing actions to resolve issues.

+ Strive to maintain a ‘Right first time’ record.

+ Try out machinists on different machines and operations, ascertaining their optimum skill set

+ Trial all new machinist ascertaining if they are right for the role

+ Work with the Factory Manager to ensure maximum efficiency from machinists, finding more efficient ways of making the garments.

+ Liaise with the London office on any queries regarding production.

+ Set up machines accordingly for machinists and take responsibility for machine parts

+ Ensure machinist treat their machines properly and with respect, carrying out basic maintenance where necessary

+ Monitor and arrange repair of broken machinery and if required collect all parts in a safe manner (i.e needle parts).

+ Arrange regular documented services for the machines

+ Ensure machinist maintain a clean and safe work area.

+ Identify the correct machine settings and tensions required for different fabrics and styles.

+ Ensure all new samples are factory friendly and efficiently made, working with the factory manager.

+ Instigate any training and improvement that is needed on the factory floor.

+ Ensure all factory floor adhere to our needle and sharps policies

+ Ensure all machinist are scanning correctly and accurately on Galaxius (our computer system).

· Ensure a sealed sample is present for the factory detailing all areas of concern and a graded spec sheet. Following this sealer for production

+ Alerting the production team to any changes that will affect the price or increase the fabric consumption

+ Maintain an inventory of tools and supplies.

To apply please email annabellalewis@fashion-enter.com or call 01686 248148 

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