Woodworking Production Joiner


Estimated salary: £25,000 based on a 40 hour week

Working hours: flexible 8 hours per day between 7:00am and 5:00pm
Location: Green Unit Limited, Marylands Farm, Chiselhampton, OX44 7XD
Web address: www.greenunit.co.uk

This company is a new and innovative start-up business which ‘off site’ manufactures a range of uniquely designed eco modular buildings for a variety of market sectors. These pre-manufactured buildings are made to the highest quality and are engineered to be perfectly carbon negative. 

Having spent three years researching and developing two prototype models of the building, orders have now been placed and production has commenced.

This opportunity would suit those with experience in cabinet making and workshop-based joinery and carpentry. This production operative will be instrumental in a variety of woodworking tasks concerned with building up key components for the modular building with speed and precision. 

Key skills

  • Ability to use hand and power tools with accuracy and precision: drills, saws, jigsaws, circular saws, planes, power screwdrivers, pin and nail guns
  • Ability to operate workshop machines: planers, table saws, spindle moulders
  • Willingness to train and an aptitude for learning skills and techniques outside previous experience (including the operation of new machines)
  • Knowledge of safe working methods and willingness to adopt as required
  • High level of fitness appropriate to assembling and moving heavy components
  • IT skills suitable for record keeping, time recording etc.
  • Good mental maths and competence with job-related calculations
  • Willingness to learn on the job and correct mistakes to the foreman’s satisfaction
  • Attention to quality of work

The successful candidate will also have an interest in and commitment towards sustainable practices, a pleasant attitude and a high level of enthusiasm for the work to be undertaken.

Please note that job applications/CVs must show an address which is not greater than a 40 minute commuting distance of OX44 7XD.