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Manufacturing Assistant - Timber

Type: Permanent
Date: 17th July
Salary: Salary Negotiable Depending on Experience
Location: Bolton, United Kingdom

Description

Manufacture Assistant – Timber / hand carver

As a rapidly expanding small family run company, we require a multi-skilled worker to work efficiently on the shop floor. Our factory is purpose built for the manufacture of bespoke timber handrails for luxury homes and commercial environments – every one of our projects is tailor made to the customer’s requirements and it is critical that standards are never compromised.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a range of activities:

• Hand finishing – Using machines and hand tools to sand each piece through various grades to achieve a high quality finish.
• Hand carving – as part of finishing handrails, using chisels and specialist tools to carve pre-machined handrails
• Assembling products – using hand tools and basic joinery techniques to assemble and pre-build our products before dispatch
• Other Duties – General workshop duties, troubleshooting mechanical issues, taking charge of deliveries, quality control with raw materials, tooling re-grind requirements, setting up and using JIGs etc.
• Possibility to learn and explore French Polishing opportunities within the company

Skills
• Candidates should preferably have some experience in the woodworking industry.
• Proven troubleshooting ability
• Ability to work on your own initiative
• Attention to detail and an eye for quality standards
• Excellent time management

Education
• GSCE level in Maths Science & English
• Vocational courses / apprenticeships in relevant field preferable

Contractual
• 40 hours per week, Mon-Fri 08.00 – 16.45 with breaks and lunch
• Attractive hourly wage, dependent on experience
• Overtime opportunities likely

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