Sewing Machinist

Zoek Pin Alfreton, Derbyshire, England

£10 - £13/hour

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 12 days ago

Sewing Machinist

At DFS we are looking for a Sewing Machinist to join our growing Manufacturing team on a Permanent basis, working 39 hours per week.

Sewing Machinist Responsibilities:

As a Sewing Machinist you will learn to sew a wide variety of sofa designs, using a range of luxury fabrics. Your contribution to the handmade journey of our sofas is critical, with each stitch you sew a little love into our products.

On occasion you may be required to assist in other areas of production for example pre-sew, service machining, sewing inspection.

Sewing Machinist Requirements:

• Experience of lockstitch, overlock and zipping
• Ability to work in a high pressure and high-volume environment
• Keen eye and attention to detail
• We are looking for both experienced people and people that are wanting to learn a new skill. We love to invest in our colleagues and so providing the training needed is something we are happy to do.

We work in an environment which is fast paced and demanding and not every day will be the same. In return it is fun and gives great financial rewards. You will need to be committed and willing to learn as we will provide all the training you will require to be a success.

About DFS

DFS is the UK’s leading omni-channel upholstery retailer. Since 1969 we have been manufacturing, selling and distributing high quality sofas to homes in the UK, expanding to the Republic of Ireland, Spain and The Netherlands. We are passionate about putting our customers at the heart of everything and it’s our passionate people that make this possible every day.

Manufacturing is at the heart of our business, and we pride ourselves on the skills and techniques it takes to handcraft beautiful furniture for our customers. We’re committed to continually investing in developing these skills. If you want to learn and grow within a company that invests in you - this is the place for you!

Location: Lincoln House Factory - Alfreton, Derbyshire, Sewing Machinist

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time. 39 hours per week. We operate our factories on two shifts. The early shift works Monday to Friday 6am to 2pm and the late shift works Monday to Thursday 2pm to .

Salary: £ - £ per hour, this is an average of your earnings based on piecework


• Joining bonus for experienced colleagues of £1500
• Competitive earnings
• Life Assurance
• Colleague discount across the Group
• High street discount scheme
• Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
• Free onsite parking

We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We want to build teams that are from all different backgrounds and cultures, so our colleagues can bring to the table, new ideas and opinions to always drive our success.

“If you can’t be yourself at work, you'll be nowhere near your most effective and nowhere near as happy. Our differences are what makes us and embracing what everyone brings to the table makes us a stronger team - everyone's welcome” Scott Fishburn, Chief Operations Officer.

Interested? Click ‘Apply online’ now to take the first step in your DFS journey.

You may have experience of the following: Sewing Machinist, Seamstress, Industrial Sewing Machinist, Overlock, Tailor, Sewing, Lockstitch, Furniture Manufacturing, Zipping, etc.

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