Working For Us

Working For Us

Natural Fibres Co Working For Us

Current Vacancies

We have 2 x Mill Operative positions available.  Full time, Daytime Shifts

Reporting to: Section Team Leader


Responsible for carrying out the manufacture and finishing of spun yarns on the operations floor.



  • General Housekeeping duties and specific machinery clean downs
  • Manual Handling
  • Spinning and Finishing:
  • Machine set-up and operation
  • Quality checks
  • Operational calculations
  • Finished product packing and pallet wrapping


Min 2 years experience in a production team (FMCG or similar)


Min 5 years experience in a production team (FMCG or similar)

The work may require the following physical requirements:
– standing for long periods

For further information and to apply please visit the Indeed website.


A Bit About Us

The Natural Fibre Company is a specialist wool mill based in Cornwall close to the Devon border. We have 18 staff: eleven in production, and five in marketing and administration, with two directors also employed on management and marketing. We have outside, part time help with accountancy, information technology and the web site. Since relocating to Cornwall in 2005 our turnover has increased year-on-year by around 15%. We have launched Blacker Yarns and established ourselves internationally as a supplier of high-quality yarn. The holding company is called Blacker Sheep. We are a people orientated and value-driven company and enjoy sharing these values with customers and partners.

What We Offer

Great Salary – We are proud to say that we are aiming as far as possible to pay staff near to the Living Foundation living wage once their employment is confirmed following probation.

Training – We provide on the job training and opportunities to learn and progress within the business. .

Employees Opportunities – Staff Benefits include Free Parking On Site, Good Health Support Package, Staff Discount on Blacker Yarns products and Staff Social Events*

A Supportive, Friendly and Progressive environment – We are passionate about our work and all things woolly, and we love to work with people who share our passion. In 2021 we were shortlisted for 3 Industry Awards and received Highly Commended by MAKE UK. Join our team and be part of our success story.  We are a Cornerstone Employer, working with Careers Hub – Cornwall & Isles of Scilly to support and promote career pathways and opportunities for young people.

General information 

We need people who will be hands on, involved, and who have high energy and fitness levels and good IT skills. Due to our location a clean driving licence and use of a car are pretty much essential.

We are happy to receive speculative CVs which we will retain for six months in the event of suitable opportunities arising. We also welcome applications from those returning to work and who have transferrable skills acquired from other work environments and industries.

Student Interns are welcome for periods of work experience, usually for two to three months, but for a minimum of six weeks. Please email  (link sends e-mail)attaching a CV and details about your college or university course.

We have a standard contract of employment which we regularly update to comply with best practice and the latest regulations.

Those interested in working for us should either e-mail (link sends e-mail), or telephone 01566 777 635.