Textile Repairs Technician

Reports to:Technical Manager
Department:Repairs Workshop (Technical)

Job description

The Textile Repairs Technician will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all textile and soft goods in MBSE’s rental stock.

Duties include:

  • Carrying out repairs as required on all forms of textile and soft goods in MBSE’s inventory using the machines and equipment provided in a safe and effective manner.
  • Carrying out alterations and additions to all forms of textile and soft goods in MSBE’s inventory.
  • Liaising with the textile prep department and responding to any of their urgent needs for stock that may be in repair.
  • Understanding the priorities of the incoming textile repairs and carrying out repairs on the most urgently needed equipment first.
  • Using RT Pro stock control system to update repair tickets with parts and labour required to repair an item as needed.
  • Using RT Pro stock control system to check items out of repair with a resolution description once fixed.
  • Aiding the repairs administrator in pricing billable textile repairs as early and accurately as possible.
  • Liaising with the textile prep department and responding to any of their urgent needs for stock that may be in repair.
  • Lead and train temporary textile repair technicians on our repair procedures as needed.
  • Liaising with the Repairs Administrator about retiring stock which is beyond economical repair.
  • Liaising with the Repairs Administrator on ordering more repair fabrics when stocks are running low and pre-empt any future shortages.
  • Ensure the textile repairs area is always maintained in a clean and organised manner.
  • Work with the Technical Manager to ensure all operations are risk assessed and control measures are being adhered to.

Person specification

  • Must be trained and experienced in the use of industry level sewing machinery.
  • Able to learn the MBS stock control inventory system (Rental tracker Pro).
  • Be able to build strong working relationships with colleagues.
  • To be able to work under pressure to changing deadlines.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required.
  • Self-motivated and organised with the ability to plan workload and keep track of multiple jobs.
  • Experience in the lighting industry is desirable but not essential.
  • An interest in the lighting industry for film, television and live events is desirable.

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COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED, ALONG WITH ANY ATTACHMENTS TO:
recruitment@mbseco.uk

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