Sewing Machinists x2
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: