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10A Drill Hall Business Centre, East Parade, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8EZ


Weekly wage

Brief overview of the role

Initially based in Ilkley office carrying out bench-based textile analysis and supporting the compilation of reports. After training and mentoring the role will develop into testing for and writing reports from textile receipt.

Vacancy description

  • Carry out textile fault analysis
  • Produce notes on the testing carried out and with experience make suggestions as to potential conclusions
  • Compose textile analysis reports
  • Carry out wash tests noting the protocols followed and the results obtained
  • Drafting out test reports
  • Compile via Excel numerical data to support reports and test results
  • Drafting quotations in response to telephone enquiries
  • Work as part of a small close knit team
  • Answer customer telephone enquiries
  • As the role develops visit and understand commercial laundry and drycleaning operations
  • The continued development will then allow the role to develop into laundry and drycleaning consultancy

Personal qualities

  • Must be enthusiastic
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Able to work well in team situations
  • Dedicated to completing apprenticeship
  • Hard working with proactive inquisitive approach to work
  • Good attention to detail
  • Professional and smart appearance essential

Qualifications required

  • Previous experience of a working environment
  • GCSE minimum grade C (or equivalent) in maths, English and Science
  • Completed A Level course (preferred)
  • Accomplished IT skills

Desired skills

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Team Working
  • Comfortable dealing with the public
  • Confident using email, internet and internal systems
  • Ability to work independently without need for close supervision
  • Good communicator
  • Able to work to deadlines, good time management
  • Well organised with good attention to detail
  • IT literate
  • A willingness to learn

No ceiling for the right candidate because the prospects are limitless. Working within the existing team, over time the right candidate could become a director of the company.

Training to be provided

  • Health & Safety orientation
  • Use of specialist equipment and materials
  • Communication and customer service
  • Laundry and drycleaning technology

Apprenticeship consisting of the following:

  • Competency qualification (NVQ)
  • Knowledge qualification (Technical Certificate)
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if necessary

Please provide covering letter, including answers to the questions below.

  • If you do not live locally, please explain how you plan to travel to and from the job.
  • Explain what experience/knowledge you have that makes you suitable for this role.


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