Production Operative

Hand Laster

Ref: 3914| Posted: 9th May 2019

This vacancy is now closed

The C&D Group are acting as an employment business in regards to this role in Northampton.

Our client, a footwear manufacturer in Northampton are looking for skilled Hand Lasters. 

They are a trusted and justified manufacturer of footwear, foot orthotics and thermoplastic splinting.

Hours of work:

  • Monday-Thursday 07:30-16:30
  • Friday 07:30-12:30

Hourly Rate:

  • £8.21-£9.00 per hour depending on experience.


  • Pull and secure linings and uppers over last to form leather shoes of designated size.
  • Pull cloth or leather lining tightly and smoothly over wooden last and secures to insole with cement.
  • Trim away excess material with knife.
  • Pull assembled upper onto last and draw upper over last and insole.
  • Drive temporary tacks into insole to secure upper until welt stitching or cementing is completed, or drives permanent lasting tacks through upper, lining, insole, and against steel bottom of last to clinch tacks into insole and permanently secure upper to insole
  • May tack sole to upper in preparation for final soling operations.

For more information on this role, please contact Chris on 07825 950316