Trainee Sewing Machinists/Apprenticeship

Be paid to train to become a Multi Skilled Sewing Machinist and enjoy the challenge of learning production sewing.  This is a permanent fulltime job.  Develop a wide range of skills to produce a very varied range of high quality garments in luxurious fabrics. If you are creative and enjoy working at speed, we can teach you how to create a wide range of beautiful clothes.

We seek enthusiastic and hard working people with the drive and determination to learn to become Multi Skilled Sewing Machinists.  Join our Sewing Academy, where our highly experienced team of Sewing Trainers will teach you all aspects of garment makeup and show you how to develop a wide range of sewing skills.

Committed to British design and British manufacturing, David Nieper is a company with many years of experience producing quality fashion for both UK and international markets.  As a thriving, people centred family business, based in Alfreton, we offer excellent working conditions & earnings potential, a supportive and friendly environment and excellent future prospects.

Hours – Full time Daytime – Mon to Thurs, 7am to 4pm, Fridays 7am to 12 noon (total 39 hrs/wk) or

Hours – Part time Afternoons & Evenings – Mon to Thurs, till 8pm, Fridays till 12 noon, start times negotiable (total 30 hrs/wk)



  • PAY– Generous pay
  • SECURITY – A long established, thriving family business
  • ENVIRONMENT– Friendly team environment, close manager/supervisor support
  • TRAINING– Intensive, in depth training from both highly experienced specialists, as well as learning and development professionals.
  • CAREER DEVELOPMENT– As a growing business, this expansion means there are opportunities for career development and internal promotion is always preferred.
  • Sunday Times – 100 Best Companies to Work For accredited
  • Make UK Manufacturer of the Year

David Nieper is a people centred, family business that has been successfully designing and manufacturing luxury ladies’ fashion for over 60 years.  Based in Derbyshire, the company is a long established brand, with a sound reputation for producing well made clothes, in beautiful fabrics & yarns – all Made in the UK. The company employs 300 people across 4 sites in Alfreton and all key functions are carried out in-house, including design, production, fabric printing, marketing, customer service, IT, HR, accounts, warehouse and catalogue printing.  The company specialises in mail order and online selling, direct to customers throughout the UK and worldwide.


To apply please complete an online Application Form by clicking the “APPLY FOR JOB” tab.
Alternatively, email [email protected] or post an application to the:
HR Department, David Nieper, Nottingham Road, Alfreton, DE55 7LE if you prefer.

We look forward to hearing from you.