Machinist

Machinist 

Ama Bonsu is seeking a Machinist who can sew and develop new samples and test new toiles for our upcoming collections.

Main tasks

  • Making new season samples ranging from coats, jackets, t-shirts, trousers and shirts.
  • Testing new styles for upcoming season samples using kalico or test fabrics
  • Production runs
  • Discovering new sewing techniques for upcoming samples
  • Cutting garments for production runs and samples
  • Making alterations to samples made after fitting has been done with our fit models 
  • Working closely with in-house pattern cutter to achieve the highest quality results for each sample and checking work against finished patterns when complete.

Job requirements

  • Experienced in machining various types of fabrics
  • High quality finishing on work
  • A good eye for detail
  • Have access & ability to use professional equipment (industrial sewing machines & irons);
  • Able to work well remotely and meet deadlines;
  • Intermediate knowledge of spoken English.

Advantageous Skills:

  • Open personality
  • Attention to details and a fast worker
  • Based in London

Are you interested in this position?

  • E-mail your CV and cover letter to careers@amabonsu.co.uk
  • Put ‘Machinist’ as the subject of your email.
  • Previous examples of your work will be required should you be shortlisted.