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 fivein 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. 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.
Since we relocated 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 value-driven company and enjoy sharing these with customers and partners as well as our whole staff team.
WE ARE RECRUITING AT PRESENT:
We are looking for new members of staff in production:
- a technically qualified engineer in electrical/mechanical production
- two mill operatives to train up for spinning production for a maternity cover, with longer term opportunities for the right person
- a warehouse person for goods in, storage, packaging and despatch.
We are also looking for one or two people to staff a new team in sales and customer support.
If you are interested in working for an amazing and special yarn company, please send us a copy of your curriculum vitae and also a covering letter explaining how and why you should work for us. 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 license and use of a car are pretty much essential as well.
We are happy to receive speculative CVs which we will retain for six months in the event of suitable opportunities arising.
Suitable interns are welcome for periods of work experience, usually for two to three months, but for a minimum of six weeks. If this is of interest, please email email@example.com attaching a CV and a link to your college or university.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, write to Sue Blacker or telephone 01566 777 635.