Embroidery Machine Operator and Shop Assistant



We are a Ballarat based Australian clothing manufacturer with low staff turnover and a small friendly team. We run a busy shopfront; factory and website with a focus on ethical manufacturing. Our factory location is not easily accessible by public transport during all operating hours.

We require an embroidery machine operator and shop assistant on a part-time permanent basis (approximately 24hrs per week) to fill a gap in our flexible staff schedule. Full training will be provided in all aspects of the role and the right attitude is more important than previous experience. The successful candidate will run our four head automatic embroidery machine and steam press which is located within our retail store; and process customer orders and perform administrative tasks as set out below to assist in our retail store.

Some Saturday shifts will be required on an ongoing rostered basis. Our company has less than fifteen staff so the ability to maintain individual productivity and be flexible with working hours and daily tasks is essential. There will be role sharing for this position so ownership of the complete area is not necessary, however a pride in growing the role and a strong work ethic will be rewarded.

You will get to work in a happy friendly team environment where your input is encouraged and valued and you’ll have access to great staff discounts. You will be covered by the Textile, Clothing, Footwear and Associated Award and we are offering classification skill level one ($20.06/hr) to the successful applicant.

The position will be permanent part-time and a trial period of three months will apply. Closing Date: Monday, September 30, 2019 – or on appointment of the successful applicant so apply ASAP. Starting Date for the successful applicant will be flexible depending on the applicant’s requirements.

Interviews may be immediate. PLEASE EMAIL US FOR A COPY OF THE KEY RESPONSIBILITIES; SKILLS REQUIRED AND SELECTION CRITERIA OR VIEW THESE ON THE CAREERS SECTION OF OUR WEBSITE. To apply please send an email including a cover letter addressing the absolutely required and highly regarded points; a separate page addressing the selection criteria with at least a paragraph each and your current resume.

Applications missing any of these components will not be considered. Please be prepared to bring at least two contactable references if you are invited to an interview. We are a small team and do not have time to field phone or in-person inquiries for this position, please limit your inquiries to email only.

Please no agency referrals..

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20 Sep 2019


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