Your new role
Location: Lincoln House, Alfreton, DE55 4QQ
Hours: Full Time. 39 hours per week.
Shifts: Monday to Thursday - 2.00 pm until 12.20 am
Salary: You will be paid an initial training rate until you are up to speed, you will then be paid piecework (so you will be rewarded for the more you machine)
What you'll be doing
We're looking for a Sewing Machinist to join our fast paced Manufacturing team at our Alfreton manufacturing site on a permanent basis. A Sewing Machinist is a role to start building a rewarding career and making yourself at DFS.
A Sewing Machinist at DFS is a fantastic opportunity to be highly rewarded for the effort that you put in to the role. Our Sewing Machinists have experience of lockstitch, overlock and zipping and have the ability to work in a high volume environment.
The role is for you if...
You will need to have experience of using sewing machines and using different materials. You will need to enjoy working in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
It takes a whole lot of passion to be at the centre of what makes a house feel like home — and that’s just what we do at DFS. We’re the leading sofa retail specialist in the UK, helping people find a comfy seat on their great quality sofas since 1969.
We're a market leader in the UK because of one thing: our people. Our people made us who we are and will drive us into our ambitious future, together. We offer incredible opportunities to get stuck into fun and meaningful work as well as learn new skills — so you can really ‘find your thing’.
We want you to really feel at home at DFS, with the support you need to do your best work, as well as a range of great benefits:
- A huge 30% colleague discount, plus 15% friends & family discount across our Group (DFS, Sofology, Dwell)
- Holiday allowance – the time you need to rest and relax (and the longer you’re with us, the more time you’ll get!)
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave to give you the time you need to settle in with your new family member
- Access to a range of high street & online discounts from: Sainsbury’s, ASOS, Currys PC World, IKEA, John Lewis and more.
- Discounted Gym and Cinema memberships to help you unwind
- Progression and Development opportunities to grow your skills
- Group Pension Scheme
- Group Sharesave Scheme
- Life Assurance & Company Sick Pay