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Job Opportunity: Sewing Machinist and Production Assistant (Full/Part Time and Intern roles available)
Are you a skilled and passionate sewing enthusiast with a flair for creativity and precision? Do you thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment where your craftsmanship can shine? Look no further! We're is seeking talented individuals to join our team as Sewing Machinists and Studio Assistants, playing a crucial role in bringing our products to life.
Position: Sewing Machinist and Studio Assistant
Location: Ancoats, Manchester - 10 minutes walk from Picadilly station.
Type: Full-time, Part-time, Freelance, and Internship opportunities available
About Us: At WAWWA, we are dedicated to producing exceptional textile creations that resonate with style and sustainability. With a focus on quality, design, and innovation, we take pride in crafting garments that reflect our commitment to excellence.
Role and Responsibilities: As a Sewing Machinist and Production Assistant, you will be an integral part of our creative process, contributing to various stages of production. Your responsibilities will encompass:
Overlocking: Skillfully operate overlocking machines to achieve seamless and polished edges, ensuring the highest level of finishing for our garments.
Industrial Sewing: Utilize industrial sewing machines to assemble, sew, and construct various fabric pieces, bringing our design concepts to life with precision.
Pattern Cutting: Collaborate with our design team by assisting in pattern cutting, ensuring accurate and well-fitting templates for garment construction.
Production Assistance: Contribute to the production process by organizing materials, assisting in fabric preparation, and supporting the overall workflow of our studio.
Quality Control: Participate in quality control assessments to guarantee that each garment meets our exacting standards.
- Proven expertise in overlocking, industrial sewing, and pattern cutting.
- Proficiency in operating industrial sewing machines and other relevant equipment.
- Strong understanding of fabrics, sewing techniques, and garment construction.
- Detail-oriented mindset with a commitment to producing impeccable work.
- Effective time management skills, enabling you to meet project deadlines.
- Flexible and adaptable, thriving in a collaborative team environment.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to follow instructions accurately.
- Enthusiasm for fashion, design, and textile craftsmanship.
- Competitive compensation based on role and experience.
- Opportunities for skill development and professional growth.
- Work in a vibrant and innovative studio setting.
- Variety of employment options to suit your availability and career goals.
How to Apply: If you are ready to embark on a journey of creativity and excellence, we invite you to join the WAWWA team. To apply, please submit your CV, along with any portfolio info showcasing your sewing, overlocking, and pattern cutting skills. Indicate your preferred role type (full-time, part-time, freelance, or internship) in your cover letter in the form below.
Job Opportunity: Operational Assistant (Full-Time/Part-Time)
Are you a proactive and detail-oriented individual seeking a hands-on role in a dynamic and creative environment? Look no further – we have a fantastic opportunity for an Operational Assistant to join our team. As an Operational Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in managing inventory, organizing our stock room, ensuring prompt order shipments, printing t-shirts, and contributing to various aspects of production as needed.
Inventory Management: Maintain meticulous records of on-hand inventory, monitor stock levels, and update inventory databases. Collaborate with procurement to initiate replenishment orders while optimizing stock levels.
Stock Room Organization: Champion the organization and tidiness of our stock room. Implement efficient shelving and storage systems for streamlined accessibility.
Order Fulfillment: Process and expedite customer orders with precision. Execute packaging, labeling, and coordinate shipments to ensure timely delivery.
T-Shirt Printing: Assist in the printing of t-shirts, from preparing artwork to operating printing equipment. Ensure adherence to design standards and high-quality print outcomes.
Production Support: Collaborate with the production team to assist in garment finishing, packaging, swing tagging, and barcoding. Flexibility to step in where needed to uphold the quality of our products.
High school diploma or equivalent; additional coursework in inventory management or operations is advantageous.
Exceptional organizational skills and a keen eye for detail.
Proficiency in basic computer applications and inventory management software.
Effective multitasking abilities and adeptness at managing priorities.
Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team.
Previous experience in inventory management, order fulfillment, or print production is a plus.
Physical capability to lift and handle items as required.
Competitive compensation package tailored to full-time or part-time availability.
Opportunities for skill development and career growth.
Inclusive and supportive team atmosphere.
Employee discounts on our products.
Job Opportunity: Finance Manager
Position Overview: We are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Finance Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker with a strong background in financial management and an aptitude for utilizing financial tools and software. The Finance Manager will play a crucial role in ensuring the financial stability and efficiency of our organization by overseeing various financial activities and collaborating with cross-functional teams.
Management Accounts Preparation:
- Prepare accurate and timely management accounts, including profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
- Analyze financial data to provide insights and recommendations to the senior management team for strategic decision-making.
Cash Flow Management:
- Monitor cash flow and ensure sufficient funds are available to meet operational requirements and timely payment of bills and invoices.
- Implement effective cash flow forecasting and management strategies.
Financial Software Utilization:
- Utilize financial software, particularly Xero, for managing accounting records, reconciliations, and financial reporting.
- Stay up-to-date with Xero functionalities and recommend process improvements as necessary.
- Oversee the accurate and timely processing of payroll, ensuring compliance with legal and tax regulations.
- Collaborate with HR to manage employee payroll records, benefits, and deductions.
- Prepare and submit VAT and IOSS returns in adherence to regulatory deadlines.
- Ensure accurate and complete documentation for tax filings and liaise with tax authorities when necessary.
- Work closely with the buying and production teams to ensure seamless operational facilities and alignment of financial goals.
- Provide financial insights and guidance to support operational decision-making and process improvements.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field; Master's degree or professional certifications (e.g., CIMA, ACCA) preferred.
- Proven experience as a Finance Manager or similar role in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
- Proficiency in using financial software, particularly Xero, for accounting and reporting purposes.
- Strong knowledge of financial principles, practices, and regulations.
- Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally and communicate financial information clearly to non-finance stakeholders.
- Experience in payroll administration and tax compliance is highly desirable.
- Strategic mindset with the ability to provide insights and recommendations for business growth and efficiency.
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.