Job Opportunities at Marsh & Co.

Experienced Curtain & Roman Blind Makers 


 

Overview

Due to an exciting period of growth we are looking to recruit an experienced curtain maker / seamstress to join our small friendly team and busy workroom at Bullhouse Mill, near Penistone.

We have recently won some exciting projects and we are looking for someone to start immediately ideally with a minimum of 3 year experience in the soft furnishings or tailoring industry making high end curtains and blinds.

You will work alongside experienced and highly skilled machinists producing high quality curtains and soft furnishings at top speed for a growing family business.

 

Skill required

  • Experience making hand sewn and machined curtains, lined and interlined in a range of heading styles with valances
  • Experience making hand finished roman blinds to an exceptional standard
  • Experience making scatter cushions and box cushions
  • Some basic upholstery experience would be beneficial
  • Customer facing experience would be ideal as you may be required to work on site hanging and dressing soft furnishings
  • Use of industrial workroom equipment including a flat bed sewing machine,blind hemmer and overlocker
  • Accurate hand sewing at high speed whilst maintaining quality is essential

 

The right candidate will:

  • Have a flair for soft furnishings and a keen eye for detail and accuracy in all work
  • Be able to measure, cut and sew accurately and check standard of all finished work
  • Have good communication skills and can work well as a team
  • Be able to use own initiative
  • Be able to work fast and under pressure to meet production demands
  • Flexible approach to working time to meet deadlines/peak workloads
  • Be able to keep the workroom tidy at all times and adhere to health and safety regulations

 

We are offering:

  • Competitive rates of pay and benefits
  • Fixed contract and potential career progression through the company for the right candidate

Full and part time applicants will be considered

Working hours are 8.30 - 4.30: Monday - Friday but we can be flexible

Salary: Competitive

If you are interested in this role or know someone that might be please forward your CV and covering letter to freya@marshandco.com or call us on 01226 767124 for more information.

 

Workroom Assistant


 
We are looking for a hardworking, conscientious individual(s) to join our busy family run workroom and assist senior staff to make all workroom products including hand finished curtains, pelmets, blinds, cushions and bespoke window dressings to an exceptional standard on time and to the correct specification.
 
Are you looking for a career in soft furnishings and interior design? Do you have a keen eye for detail and wish to progress through a growing design company?
 

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Cutting off linings and preparing made to measure items to improve efficiency
  • Assisting making hand sewn and machined curtains, lined and interlined in a range of heading styles with valances to the specification accurately provided on our worksheets, preparing linings etc
  • Assisting making hand finished roman blinds to an exceptional standard to the specification accurately provided on our worksheets, such as kitting up and preparing tracks
  • Assisting making scatter cushions and box cushions to assist the in house upholsterers at an effective speed maximising company profits
  • To develop hand sewing skills to sew products at high speed whilst maintaining quality
  • You will be required to wrap and package mail order and online items so that they are delivered on time ensuring the daily UPS collection is met
  • Working on your own initiative under pressure to meet production demands and deadlines
  • Keeping your workspace tidy at all times and adhering to the company’s health and safety standards. Ensuring that all equipment is operated safely and maintained correctly
  • You may be asked to complete overtime where required to meet customer demands

 

Candidates must have:

  • A flair for interior design, soft furnishings and a keen eye for detail and accuracy in all work
  • Good communication skills and can work well as a team
  • Enthusiasm for all aspects of work within the business no matter how small
  • Courage and confidence when dealing with customers and fellow employees
  • An honest manor and take responsibility for all aspects of your work

Previous workroom experience would be an advantage but is not necessary.

We are looking for people with the right attitude to progress through the business.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Salary: £7.50 to £9.00 /hour

If you are interested in this role or know someone that might be please forward your CV and covering letter to freya@marshandco.com or call us on 01226 767124 for more information.

 

Experienced Upholsterer & Furniture Maker Required


Due to an exciting period of growth we are looking for an experienced upholsterer and furniture maker to join our small friendly team and busy workroom at Bullhouse Mill, near Penistone.

 

Key Skills Required

  • High degree of upholstery skills with minimum 3 years experience
  • Knowledge of deep buttoning and other traditional techniques
  • Repairs of modern & traditional frames
  • Sewing box cushions and scatter cushions piped and un piped
  • Knowledge of furniture making including building sofas and chairs from bare frames based on sketches and designs from interior designers
  • Working along side curtain and blind makers so knowledge of soft furnishings industry beneficial
  • Contract pub and bar seating in house and on site
  • Keen eye for detail and accuracy in all work
  • Measuring, cutting and sewing are beneficial
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to work fast and under pressure to meet production demands
  • Flexible approach to working time to meet deadlines/peak workloads

Competitive rates of pay and benefits, fixed contract for the right candidate.

 

If you are interested in this role or know someone that might be please forward your CV and covering letter to freya@marshandco.com or call us on 01226 767124 for more information.