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Seamstress - Apparel And Display

Remuneration:R6000 - R6900 per month cost-to-company 
Benefits:Discovery Provident Fund Scheme
Location:Johannesburg, Modderfontein
Job level:Junior
Company:Barron Trading Pty Ltd

The apparel/large format seamstress is responsible for constructing, altering, repairing, and customising a wide range of clothing items or large-format fabric projects. This role requires proficiency in operating industrial sewing machines, hand sewing techniques, and understanding various fabrics and their properties. The seamstress works closely with designers, supervisors to interpret job cards and to ensure the quality and accuracy of finished products.

Key responsibilities:

Sewing operations:
  • Operate industrial sewing machines and other equipment to sew garments or large-format fabric projects according to specifications.
  • Perform various sewing techniques such as stitching, hemming and attaching fasteners.
  • Ensure accuracy in cutting fabric pieces based on patterns or designs.
  • Handle delicate fabrics and materials with care to prevent damage during the sewing process.
Alterations and repairs:
  • Conduct alterations and repairs on existing garments or large-format fabric items, including resizing, replacing zippers, and fixing tears or seams.
Quality control:
  • Inspect finished products for quality defects, ensuring seams are straight, stitches are secure, and overall construction meets established standards.
  • Address any issues or discrepancies identified during quality checks, making necessary adjustments or repairs.
Maintenance and safety:
  • Maintain cleanliness and organisation of work area, including sewing machines, tools, and supplies.
  • Follow safety protocols and guidelines when operating machinery to prevent accidents or injuries.
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks on sewing equipment to ensure optimal performance and longevity.
Skills and experience:
  • Proven experience as a seamstress in apparel or large-format projects, with a strong portfolio showcasing relevant work.
  • Proficiency in operating industrial sewing machines and familiarity with various sewing techniques.
  • Knowledge of different types of fabrics, their properties, and appropriate handling methods.
  • Attention to detail and precision in executing sewing tasks to achieve high-quality finished products.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Understanding of garment construction principles and sewing patterns. 

Company Description

Helping Great Brands Tell Great Stories
Barron is the largest and most trusted Product Media brand in Africa and for over 30 years we have been helping businesses to pursue their dreams and reach their goals.

In offices, kitchens, hospitals, construction sites and even farms, we’ve been there to provide the best value and trusted quality workwear that makes it possible for South Africans to step up and Be Bold. We believe that we can help all our clients Go Beyond and make a success of their proudly South African business. We offer the widest selection of corporate and promotional products, with the goal to ultimately serve your unique needs. We are inspired by innovation and creativity, and use that inspiration to make memorable products for our customers.

At Barron, we believe in the power of developing great brands through quality products, great service and good value, whereby every brand has the right to a meaningful way in which to tell their story. We have the in-house expertise to manage, create & manufacture products that are compliant with the highest quality and durability.

Our head office is located in Johannesburg, along with our distribution centres and world-class printing and embroidery facilities. We are also represented in Southern, Central, East, and West Africa. Our biggest driver is to service over 8 000 businesses in Africa with the best service.

We are the trusted partner of businesses across the country and we are there to help you: Go Beyond, Go Bold, Go Barron!

Posted on 19 Apr 09:20, Closing date 18 Jun


Anesipho Poswa
011 457 8700

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Seamstress - Apparel And Display
Johannesburg, Modderfontein, R 6000 - R 6900 per month
The apparel/large format seamstress is responsible for constructing, altering, repairing, and customising a wide range of clothing items or large-format fabric projects.
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