Wood Product Manufacturing Operative Apprentice

Location: Alfreton
Employer: Gowercroft Limited
Weekly pay: £175.50
Closing date: 30 January 2020
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Short description

We are on the lookout for a Wood Product Manufacturing Operative Apprentice to join our team. At Gowercroft Joinery we see apprentices as key to the ongoing growth of our business.

Full description

We are a premium quality, full service, UK manufacturer of joinery products with extended guarantees. Designing, manufacturing and installing windows, doors, garden rooms and internal fittings for new build, renovation and heritage projects.

  • Prepare a range of machinery, tools and equipment for the manufacturing process
  • Operate a range of machinery, tools and equipment to produce wood components and products to specification using a variety of raw materials
  • Identify defects with materials and machinery before and during the manufacturing process.
  • Use a range of fixing techniques including joint assembly, installing mechanical fixings and applying appropriate adhesives to form products to the given specification.
  • Apply stains, sealers and paints to wood products to comply with the specified product finish requirements.
  • Install appropriate fixtures, fittings and glazing in accordance with the product specification, for example install glass to window or door.
  • Undertake glazing operations in accordance with the product specification.
  • Assess for post manufacture and assembly product defects and undertake appropriate rectification work.
  • Package and store products in accordance with organisational procedures.

Applicants will be required to attend an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

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