We're hiring: Production Assistants

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We're hiring: Production Assistants

TeamO is an award winning design business that creates lifejackets and safety equipment for sailors and people working in the marine industry. We create new technologies based on our sailing experiences to solve challenging problems faced by those working on or around the sea. We’re expanding our team and are looking for two people to join our Production Department as Production Assistants.


The role:

  • Joining our production team based in Woolston, Southampton.
  • You will contribute to the production of lifejackets following a technical brief.
  • Includes the use of mechanical tools and machinery (training will be given)
  • Technical jobs include but are not limited to using an automated pattern sewing machine with templates.

More general parts of the role include:

  • Packing product to a set standard ready for Quality Control processes.
  • Booking product in to Inventory through a stock control software.
  • Helping to process orders for dispatch including picking items for Goods Out as defined by the picking list and packing items as defined by guidelines.
  • Creating shipments – book and arrange collection via defined services and courier partners.
  • Keep the dispatch area maintained to a clean and organized level at all times.
  • Approximately 21 hours per week with some scope for overtime.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A high attention to detail and an ability to work quickly to time targets whilst maintaining accuracy and consistency.
  • Ability to follow defined procedures and processes.
  • Experience working with machinery (specifically sewing machinery) would be a plus but training will be given for all aspects of the role upon starting.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and calmly via email and on the phone.
  • Competent level of IT literacy and the ability to learn new software as required.
  • Ideal role for a university student or someone who is looking for part time work.
  • Flexible days – 3 days per week. Hours are 8am-4pm with breaks.
  • 3 month contract from June – August with option to extend for the right person.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free tea and coffee provided
  • Being involved in sailing/paddleboarding/marine sports generally would be advantageous.

We are taking all government precautions seriously regarding social distancing in the work place and interviews will take place by phone or video call. Guidance on safe social distancing inside the building during work hours will be provided.

If you would like to find out more about the role please email your CV with a cover letter to lauren@teamomarine.com




Latest Reviews

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92 reviews
Amazing product and service!

Great industry leading product, speaks for itself!
Amazing service from the Teamo guys too. Quick responses to email queries, great communication, perfect customer service. Very happy customer. Would highly recommend! Thanks guys!

170N offshore lifejacket

Hoping I never need to use it in anger but so far satisfied with the product.
Fits perfectly, feels lighter than previous version and just love the colour.. !
Initially I didn’t know who to direct my emails to .. but once I found a contact communication ran smoothly.

Few Upgrades and would be Perfect

Now that I worn it for a little while now it’s a really good product! I’m quite happy with it. The only reason I can’t give it five stars is because the leg straps just aren’t beefy enough. I’d like something more substantial to hold on to me if I fall overboard.. These little teeny tiny thin straps will dig into your legs real quick… This is literally the only thing that’s not built to an industrial standard, everything about this lifevest is made for offshore cruising!

Great craftsmanship

I just opened my new N170 and am incredibly impressed. The craftsmanship is truly superb.
I spent my entire career of 46yrs. either as a sailmaker or running my own canvas shop for 34 years. It really is a piece of art, hats off to the people who make these. I of course will recommend it as the one to buy.
I was hoping that I ordered it in time for the included tether. Close but no cigar.
Thank you all for working so hard to put out a great product

Great buying experience, well made product.

The whole buying experience was professional and smooth.
Product arrived promptly and very well packed.

Jacket itself appears a very well made, quality product. Clearly in a different league to some of the others I have here.
Neat, tight stow, with a well fitting cover. Supportive harness. Shaped yoke and straps make for a good, snug, yet comfortable fit.

Very comfortable to wear, male 1.8m & 85kg.
My vhf and PLB holsters fitted easily. Sizing adjusts easily to suit appropriate ppe.

I'd v probably give 5 stars once I've had some longer days afloat with it, but quite early days yet...

One of the best LJs I've used during. >40 year career in commercial marine industries.

V pleased, would buy again.