Job Description


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.

We are looking for a Weekend Shop Assistant to work within our Factory Shop.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Assisting & serving customers & staff with enquiries & purchases
  • Restocking shelves & rotation of goods;
  • Assisting with Tele-sales
  • Recording daily information
  • Assisting with stocktake
  • Assisting with external Shows
  • General housekeeping duties


This role involves manual handling in lifting/transporting rolls of fabric.


Full training will be given.


The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent computer skills (excel, word and e-mail) and have the ability to assist customers’ to work out measurements.  A pleasant disposition for dealing with customers, staff and Tele-sales enquiries is essential.  They will be self-motivated and take pride in their work.  Good attention to detail, excellent punctuality and a willingness to assist colleagues is essential.


A good general education, including Maths and English, at grade C GCSE/equivalent, is essential.


Hours: Saturdays 9.30am to 5.30pm and Sundays 9.30am to 4.30pm.

Previous experience working within a retail or textile environment would be an advantage.

The closing date for this role is 4 November 2019.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact all applicants directly. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks from the closing date we regret that your application has not been successful in this instance.


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