Alex Begg currently employ over 100 people in a wide variety of areas, such as Weaving, Mending, Warehouse, Finance, Marketing and Design. We have a great team who have generations of knowledge and experience, they truly are the key to our continued success.  Our People live our values:

  • Quality: We create products that are best in class. Quality is the foundation for everything we do.
  • Passion: We have pride and believe in what we do. We strive to be the best.
  • Craftsmanship: We use our insight, knowledge, skills and experience to create our products.
  • Integrity: We act fairly, responsibly and with honesty in all that we do.
  • Working Together: We build relationships for mutual long term benefit with customers, colleagues, suppliers, our community and our environment.

We are keen to hear from candidates with the attitude and energy that reflects our values. In return we can offer you a fulfilling career with a growing company that you can be proud to work for. Surrounded by a great team, we can share our experiences to develop your skills in premium textiles manufacturing.

Current vacancies are detailed below, to apply, please send a Job Application to, unless you are informed otherwise on the advert. Please note that due to the high volume of applications received we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applications.

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Loom Tuners & Other Experienced Textile Operatives

We are always happy to hear from people with experience in textiles who would be interested in finding out more about working with us. If you have strong experience in textiles then please do not hesitate to contact us at, or call 01292 267 615 and ask to talk to HR

In the role of Weaving Manager, you will be responsible for leading the teams to produce woven pieces, efficiently, on time and to the highest level of quality.

Based at our weaving mill in Ayr, you will be responsible for review planning and communicating the weaving plan to ensure maximum loom efficiency.  Quality is at the heart of what we do, and our Weaving Manager will ensure the high standards are maintained.  Your strong technical weaving background will ensure you can provide sound technical advice as required.  Health and safety is a priority at Alex Begg, so you will be responsible for ensuring a safe working environment and practices for all in your team and the wider business.

This role will suit someone who is:

  • Proactive, energetic and driven
  • Highly organised
  • Positive about tackling problems
  • Willing to collaborate openly, demonstrating effective communication skills
  • Able to influence and build rapport

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Significant experience within the textile industry
  • Knowledge in drawing, designs, weaving & tuning
  • Dornier and jacquard experience
  • A strong ability to manage their team
  • Lean Practitioner experience

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your CV and covering letter outlining why you are an outstanding candidate for this role to HR.

Relocation to Ayr offered for the successful candidate if required.


Closing Date: Friday 5th October 2018

Account Manager

We currently have a vacancy for an experienced Account Manager.

In this role you will be responsible for the close management of several key customer accounts. You will help to develop and implement a targeted growth plan, increasing sales with our current clients, identifying other business opportunities and winning new accounts.

In close collaboration with all departments within our weaving mill, you will oversee our luxury clients’ bespoke woven accessories projects as they progress through each department. Clear communication, both with colleagues and clients, is a must.

This role will suit someone who is:

  • Proactive, energetic and driven
  • Highly organised
  • A creative thinker
  • Positive about tackling problems
  • Willing to collaborate openly, demonstrating good communication skills
  • Able to influence and build rapport

You will handle the customer service and certain administrative tasks relating to your key clients, so solid computer skills are essential.

Reporting to the Design and Sales Director, this full-time role involves international travel, sometimes at short notice.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has a sales track record
  • Has a degree-level qualification
  • Has previous experience in the fashion and textiles industry

We would also consider candidates with a woven textile design background who are looking to move into sales and can demonstrate a strong commercial awareness.

If you would like to apply for this position, then please submit your CV and covering letter to along with a statement detailing why you are suitable for the role.

Closing Date: Friday 7th December 2018

International Sales Manager

UK based

Competitive salary 

Due to continued growth Begg & Co, a luxury cashmere accessories brand, are seeking to appoint an International Sales Manager.

The International Sales Manager will be responsible for delivering upon our sales targets through the development and delivery of the Sales Strategy. Key activities will include direct sales, managing a team of International Sales Agents and data & sales analysis.

To be successful in this role you must have

  • Experience in all aspects of planning and implementing a sales strategy.
  • Experience of selling luxury clothing or accessories.
  • Contacts with key luxury retailers worldwide.
  • Knowledge of key relevant retailers worldwide.
  • Proven experience in customer relationship management.
  • Experience in managing and directing agents.
  • Relevant product and industry knowledge.
  • Experience with relevant software applications.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Fluency in languages, spoken and written (desirable).

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic & driven individual who is passionate about fashion. Candidates should be UK based. Regular travel to our site in Ayr, Scotland is required together with frequent international travel.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to, detailing your experience and the skills that you can bring to this role.