We are a small company based in Derbyshire but always on the look out for talented sewing machinists, motivated sales staff, creative marketing staff, organised administrators and brilliant designers. We are happy to take on freelancers as well as more permanent team members. If you have these skills, love working in a small team, and like the idea of contributing to our brand then get in touch.

Benefits of working for Aqua Narrowboats:

  • Each person will have a full induction process with annual training & appraisal to ensure you are continually developing.
  • You will get 28 days annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays, pro-rota for reduced hour staff)
  • You will get Aqua Team clothing: shirts/ T-shirts/ sweater or jumpers and fleece
  • You will get an allowance for any heath and safety kit required.
  • You will get free parking onsite
  • We have a flexible working policy to allow late starts and early leaves for appointments.
  • Statutory sick pay is given where qualified.
  • We also operate a ‘time off in lieu system’ so you can work extra hours, and take it back later.
  • We have many ways of communicating with our team including meetings, staff intranet page with regular updates & posts, and welcome contributions by all employees.
  • We have a complimentary staff xmas ‘do’ and invite employees to any other events that may come our way!!
You can submit your CV below, however, we usually advertise on this page when a vacancy is available.

Current Vacancies – Textile Production Room Supervisor

We are currently looking for Textile Production Room Supervisor for our brand new studio to start in April/ May 2019. You will be experienced in sewing loose upholstery seating cushions using thick vinyl, velvets, acrylics, weave and cotton fabrics. You will love paying attention to detail, making sure the measurements are correct, piping and buttons are accurate, patterns match and it looks perfect when complete. You will be creative with your skills, with ambition to develop new interior products such as curtains & blinds, cushions, bedspreads, oven gloves and tea towels . As a natural leader you will be capable of developing the studio and building up a team as we expand. You will bring with you your years of experience in interiors and upholstery, a brilliant understand of machinery needed and a wealth of knowledge about fabrics. We will be moving into digitally printed fabrics, so experience in this area too would be an advantage but not essential. This position will initially be for 18 hours a week, with view to increasing as we expand, and be based at our factory in Foston, Derbyshire.
Deadline for application is 28th February 2019
Interviews will be week commencing 18th March
Start date 13th May 2019
If you are interested we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV outlining your experience below.

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