Sample Machinist

Title Sample Machinist
Categories Gravesend
Salary £20,000 – £22,000
Location Gravesend
Job Information

Are you an experienced Sample Machinist?

If so we have the job for you! Based in a small but well established company.

They are fast-moving design lead business, that delivers genuine quality, value and on trend fashion to UK & international clients, so you will need to understand the design concepts and accurately follow specifications, when manufacturing samples.

Hours are Monday to Friday.


  • Sewing the sample garments with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to read and follow specification sheets
  • Check cloth has been cut on the correct side and grain of the fabric
  • Make alterations, where necessary
  • Ability to steam and press garments
  • To be able to work with a wide range of fabrics including: Velvets, Chiffons, Crepes, Cottons and Voils
  • Set up the machines including needle and cotton changes
  • Working closely with senior pattern cutter

Must have minimum of 5 years experience working within a design studio/sample room environment.

Specific Skills: 

  • Good level of communication, both verbal and written
  • Friendly & polite personality
  • Self motivated, able to priorities workload
  • A genuine love for fashion, who understands how quality dresses are made
  • Enjoy working as a team
  • Flexible & hard working ethics
  • Be accurate and precise with your work
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