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***  JOB VACANCY – EXPERIENCED CURTAIN AND BLIND MAKER NEEDED ***

We are a rapidly expanding Blinds Business looking for a curtain and blind maker who is able to cope with a fast pace and is comfortable being part of a small and growing team. We are both a manufacturer and supplier of bespoke and specialised blinds products based in the Greater Manchester area. We have over 25 years experience and we offer a full range of window blinds and soft furnishings including conservatory blinds, curtains, plantation shutters and awnings. We currently supply mainly to retail customers as well as trade customers and some larger corporate customers.

Job description

We are looking for a curtain maker/sewing machinist to join our manufacturing team producing high quality curtains and associated soft furnishings including blinds, pelmets, cushions, bed covers, box cushions etc. etc. Ideally to have a creative background with experience of curtain making / blind making.

The job requires a broad range of skills, skill and confidence with a sewing machine (preferably industrial) as well as hand sewing and some light upholstery work for pelmet making.

Successful applicants will be ale to measure and have the ability to adapt to different roles quickly and effectively.

Experience as a seamstress is required and the ability to measure is essential, as is attention to detail.

HOURS

Part Time / Full Time

SALARY

£7.50 per hour

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Seamstress: 4 years
  • Curtain making: 1 year
  • Sewing: 4 years
  • Blind making: 1 year

****PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU HAVE NOT GOT EXPERIENCE OF MAKING CURTAINS AND BLINDS AS PER THE JOB DESCRIPTION****

TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR C.V WITH AN ATTACHED COVER LETTER TO bennyd.sales@gmail.com or enquiry@valley-blinds.co.uk

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*** FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY – EXPERIENCED BLIND FITTER/MAKER NEEDED ***

We are a rapidly expanding Blinds Business looking for a blind fitter and maker who is able to cope with a fast pace and is comfortable being part of a small and growing team.

We have over 25 years experience and we offer a full range of window blinds, conservatory blinds, plantation shutters and awnings. We are both a manufacturer and supplier of bespoke and specialised blinds products based in the Greater Manchester area. We currently supply to mainly retail customers as well as trade customers and some larger corporate customers.

REQUIREMENTS

YOU MUST HAVE –

A MINIMUM of two years experience of fitting and manufacturing internal window blinds

Fluent written and spoken English

Ability to liaise with and converse with the end customer

Possess a natural desire to make the customer happy

Willingness to resolve issues independently and quickly to please the customer and for the good of the business and the team of people you will be working with

An eye for detail

An ability to adapt to a changing working day

Flexibility with your working patterns

A full clean driving licence

Training will be given BUT, in terms of blind manufacturing experience, you MUST have spent at least two years making vertical headrails and roller blinds or of making wood and pleated blinds

RESPONSIBILITIES

You will be fitting blinds in (mainly) domestic properties. You will be expected to make independent decisions on how/where to install etc. based on the information provided. You will always be required to fit the blinds the best way, not necessarily the quickest way.

You will be expected to fully comply with the latest child safety regulations.

As we are a small business, you may be given other tasks e.g. making deliveries or helping in the shop or workroom from time to time.

You will be required to carry out some vertical, roller, perfect fit, wooden and pleated blind manufacturing as and when required. Sometimes this will be independently, other times you will be acting as an assistant to our head blind maker. You will also be expected to learn to make vision blinds and make/program electric blinds.

HOURS

Full time (some evenings and/or Saturdays may be required).

SALARY

£10 per hour

****PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU HAVE NOT GOT EXPERIENCE OF MAKING AND FITTING BLINDS AS PER THE JOB DESCRIPTION****

TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR C.V WITH AN ATTACHED COVER LETTER TO bennyd.sales@gmail.com or enquiry@valley-blinds.co.uk

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*** JOB VACANCY – APPRENTICE BLIND MAKER NEEDED ***

We are a rapidly expanding Blinds Business looking for an apprentice who is able to cope with a fast pace and is comfortable being part of a small and growing team.

We have over 25 years experience and we offer a full range of window blinds, conservatory blinds, plantation shutters and awnings. We are both a manufacturer and supplier of bespoke and specialised blinds products based in the Greater Manchester area. We currently supply to mainly retail customers as well as trade customers and some larger corporate customers.
REQUIREMENTS

We have an opportunity open to any person who qualifies for an Apprenticeship, to learn new skills and train as a Blind maker within our company. This is an Apprenticeship where full training will be given.

We are looking for a keen enthusiastic young person who has a desire to learn and succeed in a very competitive and busy environment. You should be able to demonstrate the following:
Good communication skills.
Strong numeracy skills.
An understanding of working in metric measurements.
A pleasant approach when working with others.
A desire and passion to succeed in life.
Be good at thinking for yourself.
Be willing to learn new skills.
Be able to work both as part of a small team and alone.
If you feel you fit the description then apply giving as much detail as you can. Please also tell us why you think you would be the person we should take on to fill this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Your duties and training will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Making Vertical Blinds
Making Roller Blinds
Making Perfect Fit Blinds
Making Wooden Venetian Blinds
Blind Repairs
As we are a small business, you may be given other tasks e.g. packing and dispatching or other duties around the factory.
HOURS

30 hours on a rota basis

TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR C.V WITH AN ATTACHED COVER LETTER TO bennyd.sales@gmail.com or enquiry@valley-blinds.co.uk

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*** PART TIME JOB VACANCY – IDEAL FOR SCHOOL LEAVERS/STUDENTS ***

JUNIOR WEB DESIGNER WANTED
with a minimum of 16 hours per week

We are a rapidly expanding Blinds Business looking for a Junior Web Designer who is able to cope with a fast pace and is comfortable being part of a small and growing team.

We are looking for a Web (IT) designer and developer based on Bradley Fold Trading Estate in Bolton to design the company website and develop the new web features. The ideal candidate will demonstrate good knowledge of HTML, Php Java, digital CMS such as WordPress and Adobe Creative suite.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
-Responsible for developing the E-commerce market
-Produce design work across all aspects of the website needs including emails, social media, web design and print projects.
-Creating digital based projects such as email campaigns, e-marketing, brochures, posters, adverts and many other miscellaneous tasks.
-Basic networking.
-Strong typographic skills
-Maintaining brand consistency and adhering to best practice in design and brand guidelines.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS
-Have a portfolio demonstrating your in-depth knowledge of Photoshop
-Fluent use of Illustrator, InDesign and WordPress
-Strength in a fast paced retail environment
-Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines especially under pressure
-Confidence in managing projects and production schedules and ensuring their timely delivery.
-Great verbal and written communication skills

PREFERRED SKILLS
-Design related degree
-Good understanding of HTML and CSS
-Retouching skills
-Experience using CMS systems

Days/Hours
We are flexible to some degree in this regard.

FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE, THIS POSITION WOULD BE IDEAL FOR A SCHOOL LEAVER OR UNIVERSITY STUDENT WITH EXCELLENT IT KNOWLEDGE. IT IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO GAIN EXPERIENCE AND BUILD YOUR PORTFOLIO.

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE REQUIRED SKILLS AS PER THE JOB

TO APPLY, PLEASE ATTACH YOUR C.V AND A COVER LETTER TO bennyd.sales@gmail.com or enquiry@valley-blinds.co.uk

Window Blinds of Bolton and Bury