Sewing Machinists x2

Stockport, Greater Manchester
22 Sep 2021
20 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Maternity cover and a permanent contract.

Full time positions – 32 hours per week, negotiable.

Starting rate – Dependant on experience

Location – In-house, Stockport SK4


Costumes with Character is one of the world’s leading Mascot and Costume Character Manufacturers, creating bespoke characters for a wide variety of clients from all sectors including leisure, entertainment, sports, education, corporate, charities and many more across the globe.


The Sewing Machinists duties will include:

  • Constructing costume components using industrial machines and overlockers.

  • Working with a variety of fabrics, faux furs, Lycra and foams.

  • Working closely with the creative team to achieve a quality product.

  • Following existing technical specifications and documenting construction methods for other makers to follow.

  • Working to agreed timings and short deadlines.

  • Assisting in the Cutting department when required.

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 year’s experience in a professional costume manufacturing environment. Excellent industrial sewing skills, straight stitch and overlocking alongside fine finishing, hand sewing, binding and applique.

  • A good understanding of patterns, garment construction and professional costume construction methods. Pattern making skills would be an advantage. Attention to detail is essential.


The interview will require a short workshop skills test.

Please send your CV and covering letter to: