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Machine Operative - Timber

Location: South Petherton
Type: Permanent
Salary: £10 - £12.50 ph
Benefits: See Description
Job Ref: YO19934
Posted: 10/03/2022Apply Now

Job Description

"Wood" you like a new job? "Oakey Dokey", we have a brand new offer to ply you with - you won't get board...

All puns aside, Smart Recruitment are seeking someone with experience and knowledge to operate timber processing machines in a Sawmill department at a growing family firm in South Petherton, Somerset. Working in a team of 10 you will saw and machine timber according to customer orders, ensuring finished products are of prescribed quality and produced on time.


Select timber boards
Fulfil sawing and/or machining of works orders accurately, efficiently and safely
work to maximise yield from each piece of timber
Clearly and correctly tally sawn/machined timber onto production paperwork /system
Stack, band and label each completed order safely and presentably
Ensure work area is kept clean and tidy
Other Sawmill / Production tasks as and when required

Skills and Experience Required:

Good standard of basic education – especially maths (average or above)
Fluent English language spoken
Team work
Lateral thinker
Quick learner
Focussed yet flexible approach
Keen attention to detail – to pick up on special order requirements and analysing products for quality and accuracy
Ability to perform well in a time-pressured environment
Good coordination and communication skills

This job is manual in nature, but requires thought and aptitude to work with timber product that varies each time it is cut. 

If you like the sound of the job and wood be interested then apply today  

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