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Garment Production Machinist

Listing ID: 1082650

Garment Production Machinist

Type of Position: Freelance Job
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Rokit Ltd
Location: Seven Sisters, North London, London, UK
Hours: Part Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Salary: £9.00 - £11.00 per hour dependant on experience
Reporting To: Rokit Originals' Studio Manager
Twitter Handle: @rokitvintage
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 days 21 hours
About: Rokit is the beating heart of London's vintage scene with a worldwide online audience and has proudly held this title for nearly 30 years. Our four stores are based in vibrant and exciting London neighbourhoods; Covent Garden houses our flagship, the vintage haven Brick Lane hosts two stores and our original bricks and mortar stands opposite the market in Camden where the brand was born one sultry summer in 1986.

The rest of the team are based under one roof in the UK's largest vintage warehouse where around 8,000 garments are processed for the stores every week, the Rokit Recycled team customise and create clothing and accessories from unusable garments alongside the website and marketing teams.

The success of the company is in our staff. The energy, enthusiasm and expertise of our teams drive the business forward. We're always looking for great people to join us - people who are as passionate as we are.

ROKIT ORIGINALS are looking for an experienced Production Machinist to join our team on a part time, freelance basis.  ROKIT ORIGINALS are the in-house brand at Rokit Vintage, specialising in trend driven, sustainable & reworked vintage clothing. The whole range is made in London.

Your experience must include all aspects of garment construction and alterations as well as the use of professional machines. You should be able to read a pattern and follow the pattern for sampling and production, and also maintain a high-quality standard in a timely manner. You must be a team player, be willing to collaborate and support other staff members and take well to instruction.
You must be proficient in the construction of garments from roll, and experience working with repurposed textiles & garments is a plus.

Communication in English is essential.
 
Requirements:

  • Efficiency and time management are critical.
  • Ensure all products are made to the highest quality at all times
  • Sewing, with experience in high-quality sewing and making a complete garment within a production line system
  • Reading fitting notes and spec sheets
  • Accuracy, demonstrating sewing skills and attention to detail
  • Working with industrial sewing machines, with previous experience in flatbed, over lockers, walking foot, cover stitch & rolled hem machines.
  • Commercial or industry experience across multi-product areas, ideally at a high street or supplier level.
  • A methodical, organised approach to work, able to prioritise your workload when working to deadlines
  • Technical knowledge and experience of garment construction and fit across multi-product areas
  • Excellent communication skills, able to work under pressure, be flexible, self-motivated and a team player
  • Experience with leather, denim & accessories manufacture are a bonus. 
  • Your responsibilities may also include:
  • Repair of vintage garments
  • Hand sewing and preparing garments for production
  • Machine sewing development toiles

If you are passionate about vintage & sustainable clothing, want to work in a fast paced, growing business & have the experience listed above, we are excited to hear from you!


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