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Join the Craft of Traditional Carpet Making: Production Operative / Trainee Weaver Wanted in Dewsbury

Aqumen Recruitment is partnering with a renowned local weaver in Dewsbury to find dedicated individuals with a passion for hand-crafted Axminster carpets.

If you have an interest in traditional weaving, a strong work ethic, and excellent timekeeping skills, this role is for you!

Position: Production Operative / Trainee Weaver

Location: Dewsbury, WF12

Role Responsibilities:

  • Train in the cutting area with experienced professionals.
  • Utilize looms to craft carpets, including shearing seams and placing on stem drums.
  • Master the Weaver's knot, tying it to the right size to avoid holes in carpets.
  • Handle three looms, conduct quality checks, and change 64 bobbing's within 15 minutes.
  • Contribute to product checks and mending, ensuring the highest quality.
  • Adjust to different machinery and looms, including wider looms for broader carpets.

What We're Looking For:

  • Interest in becoming a full-time weaver.
  • Outstanding work attitude, with a willingness to learn and grow.
  • Strict adherence to timekeeping.
  • Compliance with safety regulations, including wearing required PPE.

Working Hours:

  • Shifts: 7 am - 3 pm or 3 pm - 11 pm

Pay Rate

· £10.42 per hour

PPE Requirements:

  • Safety shoes, Hi-Viz, and earplugs.


  • Mobile phones allowed on site but not in work areas.

Why Join?

  • Comprehensive training and upskilling opportunities.
  • Collaborate with a passionate team that values tradition and quality.
  • Be part of a craft that celebrates heritage and craftsmanship.

How to Apply: Interested in weaving your future with this opportunity? Please send your CV via the advert or to you will be contacted by one of Aqumen Consultants, please note a successful interview with the Hirer is required as part of the recruitment process.

Aqumen Recruitment is an equal opportunity recruitment agency.

Apply today, and start your journey in the time-honoured craft of carpet weaving!