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The Worlds Finest Flannel Since 1772


Fox Brothers & Co. Ltd

Tonedale Mill Wellington Somerset TA21 0BA United Kingdom

Telephone: 0044 (1823) 662271 / 0044 (1823) 662271
Fax: 0044 (1823) 666963
Email: info@foxflannel.com / enquiries@themerchantfox.co.uk

Office Hours: 0900 – 1700 Monday to Friday

Please feel free to contact us with your enquiries or to arrange a visit to see our fine cloth for yourself.

Our mill is within easy reach of London taking only 2 hours by train from Paddington to Taunton. By road we are just a few miles off the M5 at junction 26.

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Fox Brothers & Co Ltd has been weaving the finest worsted & woollen cloth since 1772 & continues to do so using traditional & modern methods in Wellington, Somerset. Over the years we have been growing and expanding our business and our invaluable team. The highly skilled workforce are continually developing ideas and processes, mastering new machinery, all with quick wit and subtle charm.

Job Opportunities

Role: Sales and Administration Assistant

We are looking for a Sales and Administration Assistant to join our stock supported cloth team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES • Handle incoming sales via phone, e-mail and website. This includes using our bespoke stock control and retail system to process orders and create invoices. • Deal with day-to-day customer enquiries. As well as general stock and pricing enquiries this will also include advising customers on cloth (training will be provided). • Work with other departments to ensure stock movement and incoming stock has been correctly recorded on the stock control system. • Dispatching orders using online courier systems and maintaining status of orders on the website. Dealing with incoming and outgoing post. • Sending out samples and bunch books to existing and future customers. Maintaining records accordingly. • For the right candidate this role could also include some credit control for stock supported customers.


Contact by either in writing/email: amy@foxflannel.com

Amy Haines Fox Brothers & Co., Ltd Tonedale Mill, Wellington, TA21 0BA

Role: Mender

Location: Wellington, Somerset Hours of work: Flexible

JOB DESCRIPTION Quality control is essential at Fox Brothers. We are keen to hear from people who have experience in Mending. This role will involve needle work, mending woven cloth ready for finishing. This skilled job requires great attention to detail and good eyesight.

This is the perfect role for someone good with their hands who will enjoy working as part of the skilled team. Good time keeping and diligence are essential.

Training will be available, experience preferable.

Please contact us either in writing or email: Email: info@foxflannel.com

Operations Manager Fox Brothers & Co., Ltd Tonedale Mill, Wellington, TA21 0BA

Tel: 01823 662271

Role: Weaver (Weaving Technician)

Location: Wellington, Somerset Hours of work: 39 hours (minimum)

JOB DESCRIPTION We are looking for a skilled weaver to join our team. Successful candidates will support the production of high quality woollen and worsted cloth woven on Picnol and Smit looms.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES • Ensuring looms are weaving quality cloth and running at optimum efficiency • Achieving production targets • Following Standard Operating Prodecures (SOPs)and supporting the creation of SOPs when required • Implementing corrective and preventative actions to eliminate defects in fabric, using Lean tools and techniques • Demonstrating a good understanding of production operations including digital loom technology • Supplying supervisor with a note of faults, repairs and useful feedback • Good communication skills. Supporting and liaising with the team throughout the mill • Protecting own work environment, yourself and your colleagues by taking care of your equipment, ensuring your work station is maintained to the highest standard

This is the perfect role for someone who is good with their hands, who will enjoy working as part of the skilled team. Good time keeping and diligence are essential.

Previous experience within a similar role within the textile industry in a manufacturing environment preferable.

Contact by either in writing/email: Email: info@foxflannel.com

Production Manager Fox Brothers & Co., Ltd Tonedale Mill Wellington TA21 0BA

Tel: 01823 662271

Role: Fox Brothers Bespoke Tailor

Location: Wellington, Somerset

We are looking for a First Class Coat Maker. For further information and to discuss this exciting opportunity please contact

Email - info@foxflannel.com
Tel: 01823 662271