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Abraham Moon & Sons Limited



Brief overview of the role

An exciting opportunity to join a company steeped in heritage and history. Abraham Moon and Sons are looking to take on 2 Apprentices to be the next generation of Weavers

Apprenticeship summary

Working week
Monday to Thursday – 8.00am to 4.30pm and 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday – 30 mins lunch.
Total hours per week: 39.00

Weekly wage
£163.80 – £305.37

Expected apprenticeship duration
12 months

Possible start date
14 May 2018

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Vacancy description

You will:

• Learn all aspects of textile manufacturing and weaving
• Prepare looms for jobs to be ready for twisting in
• Learn to maintain a clean and tidy work area
• Learn an understanding of quality fabrics and how to produce them
• After a period of time you will train to become a full weaving / Loom Technician
• Become a key member of the team and develop with the business / department

Duties will include:

• Learn to oversee manufacturing operations
• Complete in house and external training
• Comply with all company policies and regulations
• Follow to the best of your ability all instructions given to you by the management team

Minimum requirements:

• Basic GSCE expectation of C and above in English and Maths ( or the equivalent )
• Positive attitude to work and learning. We want a ‘what can I do’ mentality
• Flexibility towards working

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

• Willingness to learn
• Flexible to work if needed in other roles

Personal qualities

• Candidate must be enthusiastic
• Candidate must be confident in dealing with people at all levels
• Candidate must be punctual and reliable

Desired qualifications

• Grade C and above in English and Maths (or the equivalent)

Future prospects

• This role will lead to progression onto an Advanced Apprenticeship for the right candidate
• With a view to becoming a fully trained Weaver

About the employer

Abraham Moon & Sons has a rich history dating back to 1837, the year in which Queen Victoria succeeded to the British throne. We are proud to be one of the few remaining fully vertical mills in the United Kingdom. We take the finest quality raw wool and produce the finest quality cloth and accessories.


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