Apprentice Foam Convertor (Furniture Manufacturing) Fibreline Ltd

This is a great opportunity to join a succesful and growing local company. Fibreline Ltd has a long and distinguished history. Founded in 1982 the company pioneered the use of carded synthetic fibres in upholstery cushions and has grown to be the largest independently owned upholstery cushion fillings manufacturer in the UK. Today, Fibreline can offer its customers unparalleled quality not only in fibre but also in foam and feather fillings. Trading is from premises close to Keighley town centre and easy walking distance from the train station.

If you are interested in this position then please send a CV or apply in writing to j.atkinson@themis.ac.uk

Working within our production facility the apprentice will have a structured training plan that moves them throughout the production process during the first 12 months. This will enable the apprentice to gather a thorough understanding of both the product range and production system. They will experience a full range of technology from textile carding equipment to high volume computer controlled cutting equipment, robotic drilling and spraying lines. Duties to include:
• Operate Manual/Automatic equipment.
• Prepare components ready for sewing.
• Fill cases.


Acceptance is subject to college initial assessment, and interview.

Personal Qualities:

You will need to be:

• Able to demonstrate good communication both verbal & written
• Dexterous
• Good work ethic
• Good team player
• Personable
• Comfortable with computers.
• Polite
• Willing and enthusiastic to learn
• Good attention to detail
• Punctual
• Smart appearance


Furniture Manufacturer – Occupational area: Foam Convertor & Cushion Manufacturer (Level 2)
Functional skills Level 1 / 2 Maths and English if required

£4 per hour

This is the starting pay rate. It will be reviewed at 6 months, 9 months and 12 months.

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