Vacancy – Shop Assistant

Standfast & Barracks is the UK’s leading specialist printer of high end furnishing, apparel and camouflage fabrics. Based in Lancaster, it has been printing fabrics for over 90 years and is one of the most versatile and capable printers in the world, producing the finest quality prints.

Do you have a passion for fabric and design?

An opportunity has arisen for a full time Shop Assistant to work in our Factory outlet.

Key tasks include the following:

– Assisting and serving customers and staff with enquiries and purchases

– Restocking shelves and rotation of product

– Assisting with tele-sales

– Recording all daily information

– Assisting with stocktakes

– Assisting with external shows

– General housekeeping duties


The role involves manual handling in respect of lifting and carrying roles of fabric.

Full training will be given.

The role is for 40 hours a week, 9.30am to 5.30pm, 5 days a week, including weekend working.

You must be proficient with Microsoft computer packages and have the

ability to assist customers to work out measurements. A pleasant disposition for dealing with customer in person and via telephone is essential.

You should have a good general education, a minimum of Grade C (or equivalent) in Maths and English, and enjoy meeting members of the public.


We offer a generous holiday entitlement, pension scheme & staff discounts.

You must meet the legal requirements to apply for this job. Standfast & Barracks are committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants.


Closing date for applications is 30 September 2019.

If you have not heard from us within 10 working days from the closing date we are sorry but you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.