Job Description

Leather wrapper operative / Gerber Operator

Jark Southend Ltd are currently recruiting Production Operatives for our manufacturing client based in Laindon.

Temp to Perm basis after qualifying period, guaranteed contract.

Pay £17.00 hr

Job Purpose:

To perform routine and specific production manufacturing of leather/fabric sewn and wrapped components to customer and WCM specifications.


· Sewing Covers, Leather wrapping and general workshop duties.

· To work with the manufacturing team to meet targets.

· To adhere to work instructions and procedures.

· To maintain a clean area and perform general housekeeping.

· To study and interpret drawings, manuals, specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces, sequence of operations and setup requirements.

· To measure and mark dimensions and reference points on material or work pieces as a guide for subsequent machining.

· To communicate with supervisor, engineers, production, quality and shop personnel to resolve quality issues.

· Responsible for keeping equipment and work area clean and orderly and perform basic preventative maintenance functions on equipment.

· Within the scope of the job requirements, will be required to adhere and comply with company quality program and procedures, company policies and safety and environmental regulations.

· Ensure that safe working practices are followed.

· Inspection of final product

· Active involvement in continuous improvement techniques

· Undergo training as necessary

· Comply with all company rules and HS&E guidelines

· Uphold all polices in relation to health, Safety and Welfare


· Experience in a similar role.

· Able to perform basic math’s function.

· Strong problem-solving abilities, attention to detail and reliability.

· Proactive and innovative.

· To work effectively on your own and as part of a team, with a positive 'can-do’ attitude.

· The ability to prioritise workload.

· The ability to work well and accurately in a time-constrained and pressured environment.

· Good written and verbal communication skills.

Ideally with Gerber Taurus II training, or other Gerber cutting /programming experience

For more details please call (phone number removed) or text FAC to (phone number removed), please note you will need to press apply to have your application considered.