Trainee / Junior Programmer

KNITWEAR LAB – ALMERE is on the lookout for a Trainee / Junior Programmer who can develop and bring knitwear design ideas to life.


KNITWEAR LAB is a cutting-edge design and manufacturing company specializing in innovative knitwear products. We design, develop and produce knitwear for international designers, prominent brands and technical purposes. We pride ourselves on pushing the boundaries of creativity and technology in the world of fashion. Our head office in Almere – The Netherlands is focused on research, design and product development. At our LAB in Istanbul – Turkey, we take care of high-quality productions in small quantities. Besides, KNITWEAR LAB has its own brand, offering our own collection of scarves, socks and other knitted accessories. Since both our LABs are growing, we are on the lookout to expand our team with new talent.


Job description

As a Trainee – Junior Programmer you will work aside of the Senior Programmer, who will educate you meanwhile as well. You will translate knitwear designs of our clients and our own brand, using the M1Plus / Create+ software of Stoll. Starting from swatch development, creating accurate prototypes till production ready programs. Key points of importance in programming will be stitch development, shaping and sizing. Besides programming, you will be able to operate our Stoll machinery as well.

* Opportunity to work in an evolving environment with an international company culture

* Becoming part of a young, creative and energetic team

* Personal growth based on your personality and ambitions

* Possible work trips to our KNITWEAR LAB Istanbul



* A basic level of at least 2-3 months of programming on the Stoll M1plus / Create+ software for a trainee and at least 6-12 months for a junior

* Passion for craftsmanship

* Creative problem-solving skills

* A strong attention to detail as well as a hard-working, hands-on mentality

* Clear customer communication and interpersonal skills

* Positive, pro-active team player

* The ability to take initiative and responsibility

* Open minded and inclusive attitude

* In possession of a working permit for the EU


Application Instructions:

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KNITWEAR LAB is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.