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Timber Operative

Canterbury, Kent
Job Type
6 Sep 2022

Adecco are proud to be working with a manufacturing company who are expanding their team, see details below:

Job Title: Timber Operative

Location: Canterbury, Kent

Salary: £20,280 / £9.75 per hour

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm

Our Client:

Now is the time to join this forward thinking company who have a fantastic team feel and truly care about their employees, you do not need experience, simply the right attitude and drive to want to learn new things.


  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Pension
  • Free parking
  • Free fruit and drinks
  • Monthly bonus scheme (up to £100 per month)
  • Full uniform and PPE provided

Key responsibilities within your new role would be to:

  • Work as part of a team to complete the construction of wall panels, roof trusses and floor joists.
  • Handling timber for manufacturing using woodworking machinery.
  • Working on multiple jobs to achieve and exceed quality and delivery requirements.
  • Ensuring tasks carried out in line with the information provided.
  • Use of hand tools such as nail guns.
  • Lifting and loading heavy goods.

Experience and skills required for this position:

  • Ideally you will have experience in timber frames, roof trusses or floor joist production.
  • Ideally you will have experience using crosscut and table saws.
  • A counterbalance forklift licence, ideal but not essential.
  • Experience using hand tools and basic joinery / woodworking
  • Experience of general carpentry / manufacturing
  • Good numerical and communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • A 'right first time' attitude
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to use your initiative and solve problems

Next steps:

If this sounds like an ideal position for you and you have the experience outlined above, then please apply today and you will be contacted by a member of our team if your CV matches our requirements.

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  • Job Reference: 705431134-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Adecco
  • Location: Canterbury, Kent
  • Salary: £20,280
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent