Industrial Sewing Machinists

Job title : Industrial Sewing Machinists
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Uxbridge
Sectors :
Salary : Up to £23k doe
Start date : ASAP
Job Reference : SYN2082
Contact name : James Curtis
Contact email :

Industrial Sewing Machinists

  • Salary to £23k

  • Excellent benefits

· 37 hour week (Mon to Thurs 8.00 – 17.00 and Fri 8.00 – 12.00)

 · Healthcare plan

 · Overtime paid at time and a half


I am currently looking for experienced industrial sewing machinists to join our Engineering / Aerospace client near Uxbridge, Middlesex.




Working in the final assembly department, this role is to assemble, cut and stitch all fabric and webbing parts required for Aircraft Seat Assembly and survival aid containers


The role holder will be expected to:

Make components using the appropriate fabrics from standard template/ patterns and instructions from drawings, including making first off pieces.

Part mark components and label using ink pad and rubber stamps 

Cut patterns/templates from drawing prints and when required use templates to cut fabric pieces prior to sewing.

Monitor imperfections in material or threads or mistakes in patterns or instructions, referring them to the Cell Leader for resolution.

Using drawings and technical / process specifications identify and apply part numbers, drawing issues, and relevant ADR `s and surface finishes.

Participation in 5 S and other business improvement initiatives.

Use SAP using the shop floor terminals to ensure that

Work in progress is accurately recorded all time

Processing of component batches is tracked throughout the manufacturing process with records regularly updated and accurate

Location of Components and parts are accurately recorded at all times 



Preferably experience of working on industrial sewing machines in a manufacturing environment.

Overlocking, weaving, cutting etc




  • Able to interpret technical drawings  and specifications

  • Working to verbal instructions on development jobs where drawings do not yet  exist 

  • Basic Computing skills

  • Good hand to eye coordination – able to cut templates and  fabric accurately using a template

  • Understand weft and weave

  • Simple maintenance of sewing machines- changing needles etc



For all successful candidates, our client will undertake background security
checks. As part of this, they will need to confirm your identity, employment
history and address history to cover the past five years as well as your
nationality, immigration status and criminal record. For positions that require
Security Clearance, the successful candidate must hold or be willing to obtain
security clearance up to the relevant level for the role.


We will endeavor to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.


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