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Mechanic - Sewing Machinist

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31 Dec 2022

Job Description

Job Description

Trainee or Experienced Sewing Machine Mechanic

Looking for a secure, permanent, and rewarding role?

… then work for an organisation voted one of the top five retail companies to work for in the UK!

The detail:

Our Manufacturing centre in Birstall, Leicestershire are looking for a 38.5 hour a week Trainee or Experienced Mechanic who will, to work from 7:30am - 4:30pm Monday - Thursday and 7:30am - 12pm on a Friday. Salary will depend on Experience, plus benefits.

Want to know more?

We produce beautiful bespoke window treatment and accessories for our customers, finished to a high standard. Every product we create, whether it is our made-to-measure curtains and blinds, or stunning cushions and tie backs, are all tailored around the needs of our individual customers.

You will gain an understanding into how each product is created from start to finish and become familiar with the product life cycle.

The Role:

  • You will carry out Preventative Maintenance.
  • You will assist in the repair of machinery and other equipment.
  • Maintain Regular Servicing of Machinery.
  • You will Carry out Daily/Weekly/Monthly Health and Safety Checks, problem solve and become a polite and skill-full colleague.
  • Regular support and guidance from the Senior Mechanic 

All we ask...

... is that you are an Individual with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. It is vital that you are looking for work in a productive team environment.

Ideally you would have worked as a Trained Mechanic in the past in a similar industry.

A good eye for detail is imperative as all our bespoke items are completely unique and we want people to join us who are enthusiastic about our customers and the products we create.

You must have the ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Knowledge and previous experience from the textiles/hosiery industry would be an advantage.

What is in it for you?

  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days.
  • Days off so you can celebrate your Birthday and also when you move ‘Home’ so you can get settled in.

  • Family leave – Maternity and paternity leave.

  • A cool 15% discount on all Dunelm products, in-store and online to help make your house a 'Home'.

  • Amazing Internal colleague network groups where our colleagues are empowered to create environments where everyone can feel at Home communicate.

  • Contribution to your pension scheme for the twilight years.

  • Fantastic sharesave option where colleagues can buy Dunelm shares on a monthly basis at a discounted rate to build up an investment for that rainy day.

  • Cycle to work scheme to help keep colleagues fit and help with air pollution, travel costs, tax and national insurance.

  • Continuous training and ongoing coaching so colleagues feel confident and in control of their role.

  • A caring and diverse colleague wellbeing support which includes access to our colleague financial support fund, an online medical GP and counselling support which is provided by our partnership with Retail Trust.

  • Tonnes of genuine career opportunities and the support to grow your career through the business as each individual colleague wishes to.

And many more … plus discounts and cashback from restaurants, cinema, hotels, and fashion retailers!

Dunelm is committed to becoming a fully inclusive business that is representative of our customers and locations. We recognise the value in diversity and welcome applications from all candidates regardless of sex, age, race, religion, ability, gender or sexual identity, socio-economic background or education. We are committed to making Dunelm a place where everyone can enjoy a successful career and have systems in place to support all our staff. We are seeking applications from candidates who share our values and celebrate diversity in all its forms.