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SOLIDWORKS Elite Specialists

Handrail Creations

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Job Description
Date Posted: Thursday 10 July 2014

Manufacture Assistant - Timber
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 the high end market – 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:

• Preparing raw materials – ripsawing, cross cutting, bandsawing and planing various exotic hardwoods
• Laminating materials – using various adhesives to bond materials prior to machining.
• Loading & Unloading the CNC router – using air powered tools to quickly and accurately load the machine bed as we produce handrails on the left and right hand sides simultaneously.
• Operating the 5 axis CNC router – loading pre-defined programs and manually operating speeds, feeds etc
• Hand finishing – Using machines and hand skills to sand each piece through various grades to achieve a high quality finish.
• 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.

Your Experience / Skills

• Candidates must have minimum 2 years experience in the woodworking industry.
• Proven troubleshooting ability
• Knowledge of tooling and/or CNCs preferable
• Ability to work on your own initiative
• Attention to detail and an eye for quality standards
• Excellent time management
• True team player

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

Salary Range:
Hourly wage dependent on experience (Overtime opportunities likely)


Furniture & Joinery

Placement Type:

If you are interested in applying for this job or would like to find out more, please send CV along with introductory email identifying this position to the contact details below:

Kenny Macfarlane


Contact Phone
01204 370 559