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We’re recruiting!

TRAINEE SEWING MACHINE OPERATOR
Working: 39 hours per week

An opportunity to join our team through a Modern Apprenticeship and be trained in-house at Montrose Rope and Sail Company Ltd has become available. This opportunity would be ideally suited to a school leaver.
Our company is a traditional family run business which was established in 1789. We hand manufacture, high quality weatherproof bags and tarpaulin covers at our factory in Brent Avenue, Montrose.
Our products are most commonly known off shore but it’s not only oil industry professionals who value what we do. Through our sub brand, The Montrose Bag Company, we’ve extended our product range which see our bags turn up all over the world.
We are looking for a candidate who wants to start a career in industrial sewing machining making various products. You will have the willingness and ability to learn all aspects of industrial sewing and have an interest in this type of work.

Role:
Working towards Modern Apprenticeship
Manufacturing textile products
Working with accuracy and care
Working to deadlines
Learning new skills
Requirements:
Must have good hand eye coordination and good dexterity
Ability and willingness to learn industrial sewing
Able to follow written and verbal instructions
Good attention to detail
Punctual and reliable
Work well in a team
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If you are interested in applying for this Modern Apprenticeship opportunity then please email: susan@montroseropeandsail.co.uk

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Match of the day!

We were approached by Mearns Vintage Vehicle Club to manufacture a giant football which would be battered around a pitch by vintage tractors at the Fettercairn Show 2018. The old workhorses owned by members of Mearns Vintage Vehicle Club are regularly on show at the annual event and club chairman Mike Robertson said the idea was to serve up “something a bit different” in the main arena. We’re confident that we have created a football that will be a match for anything. Take a look at the match highlights here: hhttps://bit.ly/2NkCKKg

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New partnership with Robert Gordon University’s Gray’s School of Art

A dedicated design role has been created as part of a partnership between Robert Gordon University’s Gray’s School of Art and Montrose Rope and Sail company to develop a luxury range of products suitable for high end markets. Amy Gair has been appointed as the KTP associate whose role is to be the project lead under supervision and guidance from RGU’s Gray’s School and Montrose Rope and Sail company supervisory team.
Read the full story here: Grays School of Art

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New product lines launched!

Breaking news! New Product Lines Launched. Two new styles have been added to our bag range!

Designed exclusively for Montrose Bag Company, the Iona Bloom takes influence from our Iona Shopper range. The Flora bag is smaller and comes with a reinforced PVC base for a slightly sturdier bag. Both styles are available in three floral colourways (with a choice of contrasting webbing/handles).

At just £24 + vat each, the Iona Bloom and the Flora are stylish multipurpose bags. Not only do these bags look good but they are made with the same skill an expertise as ALL Montrose Bag Company Bags and Rope & Sail products – meaning they are made to last.

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W-A-S-P: Work Area Safety Pack

Our Work-Area-Safety-Packs are tailor-made for your working environment. We have catered for working at height, transporting tools up and down ladders, and securing the bag to structures, along with a number of useful attachments. Our W-A-S-P contains the following items;

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Personalised Football Kit Bags

Keep your football team kitted out for seasons to come with our custom made football kitbags. Made in our hard-wearing waterproof PVC, Montrose bags are built to last.

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