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Sewing Machinist

Sewing Machinist

S&L Personnel are recruiting for an Industrial skilled sewing Machinist for our client in Rearsby, Leicestershire. You will be working for a family run company that has been a market leader in the manufacturing of vehicle seating for over 50 years.

The ideal candidate will need to set up, maintain and operate sewing machinery and ensure the interminable and efficient running of production. You must be reliable and able to work with attention to detail and high safety standards. On-the-job training will be provided and is a good way to discover how to do the job better, so you should have willingness to learn and improve. Being a team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers.

Pay Rate: £9.50 to £11.00 PH.

Hours of work:

8am – 5pm Monday to Thursday, & 8am – 1.30pm on Friday. (39.5 hours per week).

Daily tasks of a Sewing Machinist:


  • Sewing various seat covers to products

  • Checking quality of work and completing orders in a timely manner

  • Working with different types of fabrics on a sewing Machine

  • Candidate will work off patterns to complete orders

  • Raising material and production quality issues to the Machinist Team Leader

  • Working to Production schedule, as advised by Machinist Team Leader

  • Liaise with Machinist Team Leader to ensure they have the right components for continuous work


Experience & Qualities needed from a Sewing Machinist:


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience and competence of operating Walking Foot, Lockstitch, Twin-needle lockstitch, Binding and overlocking machines.

  • An acute eye for detail to enable quality checking in preparation for final QC sign off is a must.

  • Experience sewing leather would be an advantageous to the role.

  • Applicants should also have good verbal communication, literacy and numeracy skills.

  • Candidates will need to be well organised and have strong time management skills.

  • Maintain a positive and friendly company image to all customers, suppliers and staff


This is a temp to perm role initially, but the client will be looking to take people on full time if they reach the required standard and reliability in this role.

Please apply to this role by submitting your CV and one of our consultants will call back as soon as we can.

S&L Personnel are a recruitment company based in the Midlands.

Job Location : Rearsby
Job Sector : Industrial

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