Textile Design Assistant

Job title : Textile Design Assistant
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Uxbridge, London
Sectors :
Salary : £14 - £15 per annum
Start date : ASAP
Duration : 6 month's
Job Reference : SYN2214_1585310548
Contact name : Stephen Brauner
Contact email : stephen@syntechrecruitment.co.uk

Textile Design Assistant - 6 Month FTC

  • £14-15 per hour
  • 37.5 hours per week (half day finish on Friday's)

A vacancy has arisen for a Textile Design Assistant for a 6 month fixed term contract working in Engineering department at our clients site in Uxbridge. The role holder is responsible for working on projects where an in-depth knowledge of textile materials, design considerations, and manufacturing techniques is paramount. Manufacturing prototype and limited production assemblies to support product development, producing manual and CAD patterns for narrow and broadloom textile materials and recording designs, patterns and construction instructions through CAD and text documents

To support production for short terms. - Workshop and office work, both standing and seated. - Develop process specifications and best practice documents. - Work within a team environment, liaising between departments as well as working individually with little supervision. - Manual handling/lifting and working on floor space will be required occasionally.

Analysis and problem solving - examines and identifies situation elements and recommends solutions. - Working collaboratively - actively contributes to achieve organisational objectives. - Professional/technical expertise - uses technical and professional knowledge, skills and judgment effectively. - Attention to detail - thorough and accurate

SPECIFIC/TECHNICAL SKILLS - Patternmaking skills - Aptitude for quickly learning and using CAD systems. - Sewing skills (machine and hand) - Good hands-on skills including sewing room and mechanical hand tools. - Good command of English grammar and word processing. - Graphic skills - freehand, digital and photographic. - MS Office (suite of applications). - Good spatial awareness. -

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE The ideal applicant will have: - Possess a practical understanding of mechanical, material, and chemical sciences. - Able to perform basic 2D/3D geometric calculations. - Understanding of woven, non-woven, and knit fabric properties and materials. - Understanding of rigid and semi-rigid materials related to textile assemblies. - Good understanding and competency with sewing room processes and technology especially cutting and joining techniques. - 2D/3D textile pattern making skills including modification and documentation.

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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