Careers

We have a locally based, tight knit workforce that work hard to provide our customers with quality in handmade products for the cycling industry. 

From the cutting room, to production through to shipping, we pride ourselves in having a friendly and enthusiastic team of employees that thrive in a busy workplace.

We produce all our products in house in our Leeds based workshop. From our Cutters who prepare all our raw materials, our Machinists who make all our products by hand, to our Assembly Operatives who are responsible for quality control, packaging and shipping.

We have a wide range of benefits at Restrap, from free bike hire to staff reward schemes and industry discounts.

If this sounds like it’s for you, send us an email at careers@restrap.com

 

CURRENT VACANCIES: 

Team Leader - Cutting Department (Full Time)

What You'll be Doing

  • Managing a dedicated team to deliver quality work on time.
  • Planning work and maintaining an efficient work flow,
  • Working with other team leaders and the Production Manager, to make sure that the week’s production targets can be met.
  • Ensuring machines are clean and in good working order.
  • Working with a variety of materials and processes, understanding these in order to look for potential improvements.
  • Liaising with outside agencies to facilitate machine maintenance and repairs
  • Training staff in the usage of machinery and managing the sign off standard operating procedures.
  • Training, monitoring and maintaining health and safety standards across the department,
  • Collating data on timings, material usage and wastage
  • Working with the design and development manager in the development of new products

What we're looking for

  • Previous experience, in either a team leader or assistant manager role
  • An agile thinker, able to prioritise work when needed.
  • Great organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to up-skill quickly and effectively
  • Computer literate, preferably with some experience of design software.
  • A keen eye for detail
  • A team player
  • A good communicator
  • Some previous experience in a manufacturing setting preferred

What we offer

Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm

A targeted training program

A graded pay structure

Bonuses, achievement awards and social events.

Staff discounts

Store discounts

Prize draws and monthly rewards based on targets

Wellness program

Free parking

Free bike hire

Free hot drinks

Additional holiday days for long service

Great working environment

The opportunity to be part of a successful, growing and valued team

If you think Restrap is somewhere you'd like to work, apply now and we'll get back to you

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £22,000.00-£23,500.00 per year, dependant on experience

Benefits:

  • Additional leave
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount
  • Wellness programme

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Leeds LS3 1JA: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Experience:

  • Team Leader: 1 year (preferred)

 

 

Workshop Assistant (Full Time)

Our very busy sewing department is looking for an extra pair of hands to support our teams.

We are looking for a hands on person who can pick up new skills quickly, organise their time efficiently and meet deadlines.

The position would suit someone with a craft, sewing or practical background.

Some familiarity with sewing machines would be advantageous but practical skills and a willingness to learn are also important.

What we're looking for

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good eye for detail
  • Team player
  • Ability to learn

What we offer

  • Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm
  • A graded pay structure
  • Bonuses, achievement awards and social events.
  • Staff discounts
  • Great working environment
  • The opportunity to be part of a successful and growing team


Sewing Machinist (Full Time)

We are looking for new sewing machinists with a passion for making.

Restrap is a cycle luggage design and manufacturing company.

From one initial product made in a back bedroom over 10 years ago, to a large , modern factory in Leeds, we are now a market leader in the outdoor sector.

Restrap continues to grow though it's in house manufacturing facility, which includes computerised cutting, sewing operations, high quality products and a dedicated workforce.

With the outdoor sector continuing to grow and the manufacturing industry expanding, there's never been a better time to get involved.

How we work

  • In-house training on processes and products.
  • Working in small teams.
  • Work through on products, not production lines.

What we're looking for

  • Ability to operate a sewing machine
  • Good eye for detail
  • Team player
  • Ability to learn

What we offer

  • Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm
  • A targeted training program
  • A graded pay structure
  • Bonuses, achievement awards and social events.
  • Staff discounts
  • Great working environment
  • The opportunity to be part of a successful and growing team

 

If you think Restrap is somewhere you'd like to be, apply now and we'll get back to you.

Want to see a little more about us?

Copy and paste the link below into your browser to see our induction video.

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