Careers

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  recruitment@moorbrooktextiles.com, 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 recruitment@moorbrooktextiles.com, 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.

Email: recruitment@alex-begg.co.uk

Closing Date: 11th June 2018

Due to our continued growth, we are looking to recruit a skilled graduate, with a strong interest in the creative sector. This 12-month project will see you getting involved in many aspects of our business and principally, you will be tasked with creating new documented production processes and troubleshooting guide.

This project aims to provide graduate-level support to strengthen our production capabilities and help grow key parts of our business.

The placement objective is to provide expertise, ideas and enthusiasm to help us develop new systems and processes, including a database which will support our future business activities

You will work as part of a small team with the Weaving manager, Assistant Weaving manager and experienced tuners and as a result will gain an overview in all aspects of the warping and weaving production processes.

Main Tasks:

  • Review current processes and systems for production paperwork and propose and implement new and improved documented methods.
  • Assist the Weaving manager and assistant weaving manager with other project related tasks

This role will suit someone who has:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Great eye for detail
  • First class interpersonal skills
  • Plenty of stamina and determination to deliver a successful project
  • A methodical, logical and rigorous approach to managing tasks
  • The ability and confidence to work on your own initiative
  • Creativity and positive attitude when dealing with problems
  • A sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office Excellent knowledge and understanding of social media
  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality
  • Enthusiasm and openness to learn and develop professionally
  • A great sense of humour and willingness to pitch in as part of a small team

 

You will have the opportunity to develop your existing skills and knowledge whilst working on a project from start to finish. This project will deliver solid outcomes for the organisation.  Candidates must have an HND or Degree in a Business related discipline.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your interest via the link below

(Production Graduate) is now live on the ScotGrad site with a closing date Tuesday 29th May 2018: http://bit.ly/2wtMP3I

 

We regret that only successful candidates will be contacted.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Marketing Manager to join Alex Begg, producers of luxurious cashmere scarves and throws for the Begg & Co brand.

The Marketing Manager will develop and implement the marketing strategy for Begg & Co to deliver our ambitious growth plans and raise the profile and reputation of the brand.  If you have a creative flair and passion for marketing, then this is the job for you.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Establish and refresh key consumer insights
  • Create and manage the execution of the brand communication strategy
  • Manage the development and implementation of the marketing plan including the prioritisation of investments, management of budgets and evaluation of return on Investment.
  • Review consumer engagement experience
  • Lead, support and develop members of the marketing team

 

In return, we will give you support and space for you to develop your skills and put your ideas into action.  We are eager to try new things and embrace technology and we offer a friendly environment where we nurture talent.

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

Email: recruitment@alex-begg.co.uk

Closing Date: 1st July 2018

Alex Begg produces luxurious cashmere scarves and throws for the Begg & Co brand as well as for some of the world’s most prestigious fashion houses. We have a talented team who have generations of knowledge and experience, who are key to our continued success.

We currently have a vacancy for a Design Studio Manager.  The design studio at Alex Begg is responsible for the creative and technical development of luxury fabrics and soft accessory products for clients of the highest calibre within the fashion and home industries.

The team currently comprises 6 designers and a studio assistant. With new product development a key focus for our future growth, the design studio team sits at the heart of our business plan. We are therefore searching for a talented and creative manager who can help drive the team and take our company’s creative and technical output to the next level, to maintain our position at the cutting edge of the luxury textile industry for years to come.

As Design Studio Manager you will be responsible for the quality, timeliness and commercial relevance of the studio’s design output. Ensuring continual proactive development of new products as well as fulfilling our customer commitments, you will foster an environment of creative curiosity for the whole studio team.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Creative design experience demonstrated in a portfolio of work
  • Technical weave design experience
  • An understanding of woven textile manufacturing processes
  • Commercial understanding of the luxury fashion market
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Organisational skills, ability to meet deadlines
  • IT Skills
  • Experience of process improvement

Qualifications/Education

  • Woven textiles BA or other relevant design degree

This is a full-time role, based at our weaving mill in Ayrshire. Applications will not be considered from candidates wishing to be based in other locations as the design studio is an integral part of our production site. Some international travel will be required.

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.

Email: recruitment@alex-begg.co.uk

Closing Date: Friday 6th July 2018

Alex Begg produces luxurious cashmere scarves and throws for the Begg & Co brand as well as for some of the world’s most prestigious fashion houses. We have a talented team who have generations of knowledge and experience, who are key to our continued success

We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join our Facilities team in Ayr. As a member of the Facilities team, you will be expected to help build a safe and comfortable environment for the staff and visitors by working alongside other business support teams.

This role includes but is not limited to the duties below:

  • Act as a key point of contact for communications with the facilities team, reporting and prioritizing any issues whilst tracking and managing the tasks to resolution.
  • Ensuring issues are proactively actioned with efficiency.
  • Plan and execute designated facilities projects ensuring work is done to a high standard.
  • Responsible for reporting facilities key metrics.
  • Continually revise, document and create more efficient and productive facilities procedures.
  • Support the management of Health and Safety and compliance within the team including risk assessments and safe systems of work.
  • Resolve promptly any unforeseen situations that have an adverse effect on the provision of the facilities services.

Experience & Attributes

  • Possess an understanding of facilities and building management with a practical knowledge of the systems, functions and equipment that keep a building operational.
  • Understanding of applicable Health, Safety, and facilities legislation, with IOSH qualification preferable.
  • Management experience working as part of a team with Departmental managers
  • Time served electrical engineer -17th Edition
  • High level of computer literacy, including MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), and Visio.
  • Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work using own initiative.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to filter information, assess priorities and problem solve dynamically.

Candidates for the role of Maintenance Manager must have the ability to be flexible in working hours as you may be required to work during off peak hours to suit the needs of the business

If you would like to apply for this position, then please submit your CV and covering letter to HR using the link below.

Email: recruitment@alex-begg.co.uk

Closing Date: Friday 6th July 2018