Tuner (Overlooker)

Full-Time, Permanent

About Us

Alex Begg produces luxurious cashmere scarves and throws for the Begg & Co brand as well as for some of the world’s most prestigious fashion houses. With generations of knowledge and experience, our talented people are the key to our continued success.

The Role

Due to an exciting period of growth, we are looking to recruit a full-time, permanent Tuner to join our established Weaving Team at Alex Begg. In this role you will set-up and oversee the running of our Dornier and Jacquard looms. Setting up the looms to product specification: which includes putting in stitchers, changing gears and loom width changes.

Ensure the product is weaving to the required specifications and conduct any mechanical and electronic repairs.

This gives an appreciation of what is required of the role but is not an extensive list of duties. A willingness to assist in all areas of weaving production is required.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A mechanical background
  • An understanding of textiles manufacturing
  • Weaving experience to competent level.
  • Ability to work shift pattern
  • Manual handling.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • SMED understanding.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Great organisational skills and communication skills.

We care about our employees at Alex Begg; we pride ourselves on our culture where we treat each other with dignity and respect and our employees are encouraged to be their authentic selves.

When you join us our benefits include:

  • Company events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Relocation package may also be offered if applicable.

If you like the sound of working with us then we would love to hear from you.

To apply for this position, you should submit your CV and covering letter to recruiment@alex-begg.co.uk.


Closing date: 24 May 2022.