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Recruitment & Careers


Quality interior trim made by passionate people.

Working from our Suffolk based factory our team of skilled ladies and gentleman produce a range of products from complete seats to moulded carpets using a variety of production methods. Whilst our products might be classic, our production methods range from the traditional to the innovative with our state of the art CNC cutting machines. Newton Commercial are industry leaders in classic car interior trim with a number of awards recognising our commitment to our staff and the future of the classic car interior trim range, producing quality products since 1979. Full in house training for all our production roles will be provided so previous roles in automotive trimming are not a requirement, although this is desirable. Experience in manufacturing or handcrafting quality products is also a bonus, along with a positive attitude.


Our apprenticeship scheme allows us to further invest in the future, for both the company and our staff. We currently have two full time apprentices working towards an NVQ qualification but you don't have to be at the start of your career to benefit, with a number of our team having completed training to further their skills within the business. Further training from computer to management skills is available for those looking to benefit their career at Newton Commercial. For more details from those who are working towards or have completed apprenticeships with us please click here.


With just over 50 employees working across three sites on the same industrial estate, our team is a small but friendly one. Newton Commercial is a family run business, set up by Richard and Vera Newton and now managed by their son, Jonny. We work in a range of materials across our departments from interior panels to sunvisors and everything in between. Find out more about some of our team here and make sure to follow us on our social media pages to keep up to date with all the great things we do including the fantastic interior trim we produce.


Joining Newton Commercial means joining a company with nearly 40 years experience, with some of our current team having been with the company from nearly the beginning. We are well known within the industry for being at the top of the game, producing high quality interior trim for an increasingly diverse number of marques. Find out where you fit into the Newton Commercial history books here


Full Time Sewing Machinist.

This varied and exciting sewing position is for an experienced sewing machinist with either domestic or industrial machine skills to join our busy sewing team in our Suffolk factory. Working in a variety of mediums including vinyl, leather and carpet on our wide product range, we are looking for a positive enthusiastic team player who is both happy to work independently and with others as part of a friendly dynamic sewing team. A keen eye for detail is essential to continue to provide our customers with the quality products Newton Commercial is industry known for.

Our sewing team has a great mix of experience and young apprentices who take great pride in making the best interior trim for our clients worldwide. Full training will be given to successful candidates, with a clear training plan and mentor who will work closely with you to develop your skills. They will also laugh at your jokes (well sometimes!) A sense of humour and a positive attitude is a must!

Competitive rates of pay apply. Please send full CV to to apply or for more details of this exciting opportunity please enquire to the above email or by telephone.

Apprentice Sewing Machinist.

Apprentice CAD CAM Cutting Operator

We have had apprenticeships working for Newton for some time and with Richard Newton, our founder, starting at Abingdon Motors as an apprentice in 1963, we really understand the progression this path can offer.  In 2017 we launched our NVQ qualification based apprenticeship scheme in both our sewing and cutting departments. Due to great success with our current apprentices, we are again offering this exciting opportunity in 2018 to join an expanding and innovative family run business. Our apprenticeship scheme offers a great way to earn while you learn and is open to both school and college leavers or just those looking for a change in their career. We currently have roles available in both our sewing and cutting teams, working on a variety of skills throughout our factory. Experience is not essential in this area as full on site training accompanied with NVQ training provided by WS Training with support from our friendly mentors. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals  More details on our apprenticeship scheme can be found here

Full details can be found on the government's “Find an Apprenticeship” website or by emailing our recruitment team

For links to the position on the government's website please click here for the apprentice sewing machinist and here for the apprentice CAD CNC cutting role

Full Time CAD CNC Cutting Operative.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to join our expanding innovative cutting team, working with a variety of mediums and production methods. This role will largely be based around operating our two state of the art CNC cutting machines so experience with CAD CAM or CNC work is preferable, however, applicants with experience working in a machine operative factory environment or with excellent IT skills will be considered. Full training will be given to successful candidates with a clear training plain and mentor who will work closely with you to develop your skills. 

Our cutting team is the first point in production throughout our factory so we are looking for an enthusiastic team player who can work well under pressure with support from our friendly cutting team, liaising with our other departments closely to ensure products flow smoothly through our busy Suffolk factory. A sense of humour and a positive attitude is a must.   

Competitive rates of pay apply. Please send full CV to to apply or for more details of this exciting opportunity please enquire to the above email or by telephone.