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VACANCY: Socks Knitting Technician, Sofia, Bulgaria

Kingly is a leading supplier of socks and Creative Garment Packaging, all underpinned by a rapid move towards sustainability

10th March 2020

Knitting Industry
 |  Sofia, Bulgaria


© Kingly Ltd.


Are you highly experienced Socks technician?

If you’re the dynamic person we are looking for - you'll be …

A go-getter personality that is ambitious to grow and achieve. Progression in achievement terms and in your career are both key drivers for you.

You’ll be working with Kingly, a small company with exceptional growth.  You’ll play a key role in managing brand new socks knitting machines by Busi Giovanni.

You have the ability to be a self-starter, innovative, can be given the briefest of project briefs and deliver above expectations.  You have excellent communication skills, a positive mindset and love learning.

You are experienced in managing socks knitting machines.

You are smart, hardworking, a trouble shooter and focused. 

You are prepared to work in Sofia Bulgaria.

We are looking for a ‘roll up your sleeves’ ‘doer’ who is comfortable in an entrepreneurial, fast paced environment.  

If you believe this is the position for you, please re-read this advertisement and submit your CV and be ready to sell yourself.  We look forward to meeting you …

About Kingly

Kingly is a leading supplier of socks and Creative Garment Packaging, all underpinned by a rapid move towards sustainability. We are different because our uniquely flexible operation means we supply in record speeds, from only 7 working days.

The Opportunity

In late May 2020, we are taking delivery of a number of advanced socks knitting machines by Busi Giovanni, with auto toe linking and automated software. This technology will allow us to produce a wide range of adult sized knitted socks to the exact specifications of our customers. In addition to that, the machinery will be easier to use compared to older technology.

We are interested in recruiting a talented socks technician to operate and service the machinery.

The candidate will bring expertise to Kingly. The rewards are great as Kingly take care of their own. The position will be permanent.


Although the position is based in Sofia Bulgaria, the candidate does not have to speak Bulgarian. All the Kingly team speak English. 5 years or more experience in running sock-knitting machinery is essential and it will be a benefit if the candidate has prior experience on single cylinder Busi sock knitting machines. However, training will be given at Busi Giovanni.

Other requirements/ duties:

  • Experience in sock design is essential. Training will be given on the new machinery and it is important to be able create technical designs and artwork for men and women’s socks
  • The candidate must have a passion for style and fashion, be aware and ahead of trends and have knowledge of the market we play in
  • Manage multiple projects at various stages through design, development and start of production / completion
  • Responsible for the technical knit design of assigned styles to on time and 100% ready for commercialization
  • Translate graphic/print/pattern from the creative team into technical designs that can be applied to socks
  • Manage all design resources internally, externally, and cross functionally to achieve desired outcomes of sock category
  • Ability or understanding to create technical files for jacquards, textures, print and pattern
  • Strong knowledge of yarns, textile, knit and performance products
  • Critique, adjust and evaluate design concepts and prototypes from a performance, manufacturing, and functional perspective, extend expertise to problem solve
  • Research trends, silhouette, style, and emerging technologies for technical knits
  • Organize and prioritize daily workload of assigned product to maintain production calendar

How to apply

To apply for the position, please send your CV and covering email to [email protected]

You can of course call Rob on 00 44 (0) 7505906174 if you would like more information.

© Kingly Ltd.

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