Support Technician: Machine Mechanic

Vacancy ID: 8742
Main Location: LCF - Golden Lane, London UK
Hours: 21
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £30,777 - £37,468 pro rata pa
Closing date: September 29, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

University of the Arts London offer a variety of courses preparing students for careers in the fashion industry, such as Tailoring, Sewing Skills and Garment Making. We now have an exciting opportunity for a qualified sewing machine mechanic/technician to play a key role supporting the day-to-day operation of teaching and learning facilities.

You will provide assistance and advice to students in relation to the safe use and maintenance of sewing room machinery and workshop equipment and undertake the daily preparation of facilities and resources to ensure that they are in safe and effective working order.

You will also assist in the planning, preparation, mounting and dismantling of exhibitions and other public events.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change. In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.

If you have any queries you may contact the LCF Staffing Team, email: vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk, phone: 07730 900321.

Your Profile

You will need a City & Guilds – Craft & Advanced Certificates for Clothing Machine Mechanics qualification or equivalent qualifications or experience.

Relevant experience in repairing and maintaining sewing equipment is equally important.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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