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All three divisions Specialised Canvas Services Ltd, Banner Box and Flagmakers are recruiting sewing machinists! Full time and part time positions available.

Who are we?

Specialised Canvas Services has been established for over 40 years, and are a nationwide supplier of performance textile and other fabric products. We employ around 85 people in all roles and have bases in Derbyshire and Buckinghamshire. The company has a number of divisions such as Banner Box and Flag makers each focused on key product ranges including, Bags & Covers, Flags & Flagpoles, Printed Textiles, Medical and Scientific products.

We are looking for sewing machinists at all skill levels, whether you have a basic skill set or are highly experienced, we would like to hear from you!


The Role of a Sewing Machine Operator is to assist in the manufacture of sewn goods, this includes marking, cutting and sewing of various fabrics to manufacture a wide variety of sewn goods.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • To operate Lockstitch and overlock sewing machines
  • To operate manual and mechanical cutting, eyeleting and similar equipment
  • To assist in the manufacture of a wide range of fabric goods
  • To undertake preventative maintenance and cleaning of equipment
  • To assist in the organisation of materials for manufacture
  • Packaging of goods for dispatch
  • To ensure work area and environment is kept clean, tidy and organised.
  • To adhere to good practice in relation to health & safety and working methods
  • Any other tasks reasonably required by line manager.
  • To make basic Pattern

Work Environment

You will work within our modern production facilities at our Chesterfield premises. You will work under one division of the business at a given time but this may be changed by the line managers to suit operational requirements and production demand.

You will be responsible for contributing to the general tidiness and upkeep for the working areas to maintain a safe and pleasant working environment, for the benefit of everyone.

Full time hours vary from 37.5 – 42.5 per week Monday – Friday. Part time hours considered.

SME – Bannerbox part time/full time & Specialised Canvas Full time roles.

Starting rate: £10.50 p/h 

Must have qualities to work within the SCS team; The Company Ethos

  • No problem approach.
  • ‘Can do’ attitude to work and challenges
  • Willingness to teach and learn
  • Willingness to go above and beyond.

In return

  • Profit sharing scheme
  • 20 days + Bank holidays + Christmas shutdown (31-32 days per year)
  • Free uniform
  • Free Tea & Coffee
  • Free Onsite Parking.

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

Salary: From £10.50 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Profit sharing


  • Monday to Friday

Apply Today

If you would like to apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV to [email protected]