Weaving Mill Production Assistant

Job description

The Employer is: MOURNE WEAVERS LIMITED. Mourne Weavers Mill is looking for an organised and proactive weaving mill production assistant This role requires the applicant to work as part of a flexible production team in support of all day-to-day weaving production and warehouse activities. The role requires an interest in industrial manufacturing. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, be self motivated and hard working, able to follow instruction and work well in a dynamic small team. Experience working with industrial machinery is desirable but not essential. .


  • Produce Mourne Textile products to a consistently high standard.
  • Support all yarn management tasks, including processing yarn deliveries, updating stock sheets and general stock management.
  • Support Warehouse Manager to provide assistance with all production life cycle tasks, including but not limited to; cone winding, warp creation and mending fabric / finished product.
  • Support Weaver/Tuner with all loom maintenance, loom set up and weaving tasks.
  • Assist with tying on new warps/drawing in new drafts.
  • QC fabric coming off the looms and create inspection reports.
  • Bailing fabric and preparing fabric for dispatch, preparing accompanying paperwork for fabric to be sent to the finishers.
  • Measuring fabric and cutting blankets returned from finishers.
  • Work with the Weave Team to maintain all associated production documentation, including those on Google Sheets as well as hardcopy documents.
  • Monitoring/replenishing sample swatches to maintain a good level in stock for orders.
  • Stock control, helping with stock takes, update all stock sheets when needed.
  • Communicating with suppliers and ordering consumables for the Business when required.
  • Prepare swing tags and care labels, make sure folders are up to date.
  • Gaining quotes from shipping companies to get best price and communicating with them to rectify any dispatch issues that may arise.
  • Monitoring dispatched items.
  • General housekeeping, day to day maintenance of workshop/warehouse, ensuring a clean, tidy and safe work area.
  • Dispatch responsibilities when required, Packing items to a high standard, ensuring good attention to detail.
  • Updating online Production documents in Google Drive when required.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Be a good communicator and an enthusiastic team member who can also work autonomously within their own area of responsibility.
  • Be well organised and able to manage the workload/timekeeping.
  • Be committed to project completion and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate a flexible attitude towards supporting other areas of the business.
  • Able to grow within the business, willing to take on new tasks as the business develops.

Desirable Skills

  • Qualifications within the textile/weaving Industry may be preferred but not essential.
  • Full UK Driving licence preferred but not essential.

Further Information

The Employer is: MOURNE WEAVERS LIMITED. Although this is a part-time temporary opportunity, hours may be extended, and it could lead to a permanent position. The job advert may end before the closing date if requested by the employer. Location: Unit 6b Milltown Industrial Estate, Greenan Road, Warrenpoint, County Down

Application Information

JOBSTART IS OPEN TO 16-24 YEAR OLDS. If you are on UC contact your Work Coach via your Journal. If you are in receipt of JSA, IS or ESA phone a Work Coach on 0300 200 7807. If you are 16-24 years old, unemployed, not in education or training and not in receipt of benefits phone 028 90726788.

Vacancy ID
Job Sector
Co Down
Unit 6b Milltown Industrial Estate, Greenan Road, Warrenpoint, County Down
To be confirmed.
No. vacancies
Contract Type
Weekly hours
Published date
Closing date
9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am to 4pm Friday.

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