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Garment Presser

Job Title: Garment Presser
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3388_1633518450
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

I've got a great new role for my client who are a one-of-a-kind luxury knitwear supplier who specialise in fine gauge knitwear and supply to UK retailers and e-tailers.

With over 50 years experience supplying fashion knitwear they are recruiting for a Garment Presser to be part of an established technical team. This is a great junior role to get your foot within the fashion industry and gain a lot of technical fabric knowledge.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for adjusting machines temperature and speed depending on the fabric being used.
  • Press the garments at different stages within the production process, during production and at shipment stage in the final stage of production.
  • Use of steamers, vacuum pressers and aware of hand pressing using the appropriate method for delicate and intricate items.
  • Work within the factory using steam pressure machines to iron out any creases on the garments.
  • Laying garments out on a flat press bed and passing steam through them whilst padding out creases.
  • Work within the factory using steam pressure machines.

Person Specifications:

  • Ideally some experience working in the textiles industry.
  • Pressing experience advantageous but not necessary.
  • Friendly, hardworking with a can do attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a challenging and fast moving environment.
  • Problem solving mindset and keen eye for detail.