1 job(s) at Woodlodge Products
Tetbury GL8 8YL, UK
Job Title: Woodwork Technician
Reporting to: Outside Operations Manager
Salary: up to £26,000 per annum DOE
Location: Tetbury, GL8
Job Type: Permanent
Hours: 45 hours per week Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 5pm
Woodlodge Products Ltd is the UK’s leading supplier of garden pots with a reputation for excellence and expertise in the design and distribution of gardenware and horticulture products. The family business has been trading since 1987, prioritising quality and end-to-end customer service. Woodlodge distributes products to over 2,000 garden centres and retail outlets nationwide.
We now have an opportunity for a Woodwork Technician to join our Workshop due to increased customer demand for pot benches and stands.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Comply with health, safety and environmental requirements, for example safe use of personal and respiratory protective equipment, local exhaust ventilation, statutory regulations and industry standards/codes of practice;
Comply with organisational and statutory environmental and sustainability considerations, for example disposal of waste, recycling of materials and efficient use of resources;
Plan work to undertake wood product manufacturing operations;
Read and interpret specifications, diagrams and work instructions, and following these instructions;
Select, set up and operate machinery, tools and equipment used to produce wood components;
Use and maintain jigs and templates for wood product manufacturing operations;
Position wood components and apply manual and mechanical cramps to ensure products are secured and in accordance with the work specification;
Assemble wood components to the work specification and given tolerances;
Sand materials and de-nib;
Apply adhesives to wood components;
Apply finishes to wood products, for example stains, sealers, basecoats and paint finishes;
Instal fixtures and fittings to wood products, for example ironmongery, seals, ancillary metal work and fixings, nail plates and staples;
Check and inspect work to ensure it meets the work specification; undertake rectification or rework where necessary;
Report work outcomes and/or problems;
Complete work documentation.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
Hold minimum Level 2 NVQ/Equivalent in any Carpentry or Joinery specific Qualification and/or 2 years’ equivalent experience;
Exceptional organisational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise appropriately;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective team relationships;
Capable of lifting heavy items on a regular basis;
Full UK driving licence and access to own vehicle due to remote location.
Knowledge and understanding of the garden centre/wholesale/FMCG industry.
Tenacious with an eye for detail;
Resilient and self-motivated;
Ability to work under pressure;
Trustworthy and reliable;
Personable, team player but also able to work alone.
22 days holiday plus bank holidays;
Contributory pension scheme;
Fresh fruit/refreshments in the office;
Company social events;
Death in service benefit of 3 x annual salary following successful completion of probation;
An inclusive working environment;
A friendly and supportive culture.