Sock Mechanic/Knitter

James Johnston & Co. Of Elgin
Hawick, Scottish Borders
06 Sep 2017
03 Oct 2017
David Hamilton
Contract Type
Full Time


Johnstons of Elgin are one of Europe's most successful and innovative companies in the design and manufacture of luxury cashmere and fine woollens. 

As our very successful business continues to prosper, and due to further increased production orders and requirements, we are expanding our operation even more in the Scottish Borders town of Hawick.

Responsibilities will include maintenance and running of eight double cylinder sock knitting machines consisting of Lonati DC88, Matec Perfectoe and Matec Silver 2L1 making luxury cashmere socks with a current output in excess of 2500 pairs per week.  

Applicants must be well organised, be able to work well as part of a team and have a flexible attitude towards multi-skilled training.  Accommodation could be offered for the initial period of employment if relocating is required to take up the role.    

We are one of the leading suppliers of textiles, and we continue to invest in both machinery and people.  If you are interested in joining the team here at Johnstons we look forward to hearing from you. 

Please send your application form/CV by clicking the apply button.

Closing date: 14 September 2017

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