Job vacancy at Altberg Bootmakers

The Job                              

Person to train as sewing machinist. Role also to include boot inspection, despatch and shop sales.

The Company                  

Alt-Berg are a footwear manufacturing business based in Richmond, North Yorkshire, with factories in Richmond and Italy.

Alt-Berg have established a strong reputation in various markets as specialist bootmakers and boot fitters.

Job Description               

We are looking to expand our team of bootmakers in our Richmond factory.

The role would include –

  • Cutting and sewing of boot uppers
  • Inspection of finished boots/quality checking
  • Despatch of boots to customers – both trade and direct
  • Working in our factory shop offering a boot fitting advice


Training will be ‘one to one’ with an experienced senior operator

The Person                       

  • Practical ability to learn new skills and processes
  • Good hand + eye coordination and ability
  • Good organisation skills and be able to multitask.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and/or individually

Experience is not necessary, although some sewing experience could be advantageous.

Hours of work

37.5 hours per week (5days) – some Saturday working may be required

Rate of Pay

Above minimum wage

Please send CV and covering letter via email or post to Joe Sheehan (

Altberg, Unit 2b, Racecourse Rd , Gallowfields Ind Est, Richmond, N.Yorks, DL10 4TG

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