Joiner/Workshop Manager

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Workforce are recruiting for an experienced Joiner/Workshop Manager based in Wolverhampton.
This is perfect for a candidate looking to work for a successful firm who have secured work for the foreseeable future. Job security, good pay, overtime when required along with working with a close team, are large selling points for this job opportunity.
The successful candidate will secure long term work with every opportunity for a full time role at a successful company.


The Bench Joiner / Workshop Manager will be responsible for and will be expected to carry out the following:
This list is not exhaustive.
⦁ All aspects of Health & Safety. Our consultants and Contracts Manager will carry out audits in addition to your inspections.
⦁ Promoting best practice in health and safety for all personnel in the workshop and encouraging a “Don’t Walk By” policy.
⦁ Ensure RAMS are understood and signed prior to each operation. Does the method match the RAMS?
⦁ Making sure all operatives and workshop visitors are wearing correct PPE
⦁ Day to day supervision and management of the workshop, coordinated with the Contracts Manager
⦁ Managing the programme
⦁ Ensure all drawings required are received, chase up any that may be missing
⦁ Review and discuss drawings details with architects and designers
⦁ Where necessary, carry out site surveys and take site sizes
⦁ Arrange deliveries of joinery to sites ensuring access and lift requirements are met
⦁ Forward plan all labour requirements
⦁ Interview potential new team members
⦁ Manage joinery team to ensure all members are proactive, trustworthy and are producing high quality work
⦁ Any variations must be reported to the Companies QS to ensure instruction is provided.
⦁ Be proactive to ensure materials are received in good time to avoid production waiting. (Again material orders by the office)
⦁ Use the most cost efficient methods and control costs


The qualities, skills, experience and qualifications we are looking for in the person we would like to employ are:


⦁ Honesty and integrity
⦁ Trustworthy
⦁ Reliable
⦁ Team player
⦁ Smart and presentable
⦁ Ideally live locally to Wolverhampton


⦁ Excellent time keeping skills
⦁ Effective prioritization skills
⦁ Clear communication skills both orally and written
⦁ Basic computer skills (the ability to read and send emails)
⦁ Must be able to motivate a team and lead by example
⦁ Able to read drawings and provide take off for ordering


⦁ Minimum of 10 years joinery shop experience including management, ideally with good experience of bar, counters and cubicles. (Most of our work is bespoke).


Minimum Qualifications

⦁ SSSTS Certification
⦁ First Aid at Work Certification
⦁ BTEC / NVQ 3 / City & Guilds ideally in Carpentry or similar

Desired Qualifications

⦁ SMSTS Certification
⦁ Banksman Certification
⦁ Fire Warden
⦁ CSCS Card
⦁ Full UK Driving License

Salary will be commensurate with the skills and experience of the candidate, guided at circa £17.00-£21.00/hour based on direct employment.

Ideally the candidate will be required to commence ASAP.

Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions.
We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!!
We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.



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