Apprentice Creative Assistant – Fimex Limited (LS26 8XT)

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We are looking for a talented individual with an understanding of trends and colour harmony. A high level of organisational skill and flexibility is essential as the person will be working across multiple projects at any one time within a busy, friendly working environment.


This will include learning the full scope of the business including Design, Merchandising and Technical stages of the manufacturing process across various product areas such as socks and t-shirts.
The role would include: trend research, receiving and sending parcels to and from customers and international offices, being involved in the ordering, sampling and pricing process, attending photo shoots, processing orders and general quality control

About the Employer

First established in 1990 and formerly known as Fimex Ltd. We have been supplying hosiery products for over 31 years and distributed over a billion pairs of socks since establishment. Our head office is in Leeds (UK) and our European and Far East offices are located in Istanbul (Turkey) and Zhuji (China), as well as a partner factory in Pakistan. We believe in a local presence in order to work efficiently and maintain high standards.Our European and Far East offices are managed by the owner’s family, who employ a team of local Merchandisers and Quality Controllers who AQL each order before they are shipped.

Training to be Delivered

Units of study
? Understanding the organisation
? Meeting regulations and legislation
? Systems and resources
? Product and service knowledge
? Influencing skills
? Personal organisation
? Dealing with customer conflict and challenge
? Developing self
? Being open to feedback
? Team working

Functional Skills qualifications:
Level 1 Functional Skill in English
Level 1 Functional Skill in Maths
Level 1 Functional Skill in ICT
+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Level 2

Employer Name

Fimex Limited

Employer Address

Unit 2 Astley Way
West Yorkshire
LS26 8XT

Expected Duration

15 Months

Working Week

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Weekly Hours


What You Need

Desired Qualifications

Grades A to C desirable (or equivalent)

Desired Skills

Good standard of English and Maths with good communication skills
Confident and friendly with a desire to help
Good knowledge of IT including Microsoft Word and Excel

Personal Qualities

Friendly, Assertive and willing to learn

Future Prospects

Full time permanent employment

Date Posted


Leeds City College