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Job Title:                              Woodwork Technician

Reporting to:                      Outside Operations Manager

Salary:                                   up to £26,000 per annum DOE

Location:                              Tetbury, GL8

Job Type:                             Permanent

Hours:                                   45 hours per week Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 5.00pm

Woodlodge Products Ltd is the UK’s leading supplier of garden pots with a reputation for excellence and expertise in the design and distribution of gardenware and horticulture products. The family business has been trading since 1987, prioritising quality and end-to-end customer service. Woodlodge distributes products to over 2,000 garden centres and retail outlets nationwide.

We now have an opportunity for a Woodwork Technician to join our Workshop due to increased customer demand for pot benches and stands.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Comply with health, safety and environmental requirements, for example safe use of personal and respiratory protective equipment, local exhaust ventilation, statutory regulations and industry standards/codes of practice;
  • Comply with organisational and statutory environmental and sustainability considerations, for example disposal of waste, recycling of materials and efficient use of resources;
  • Plan work to undertake wood product manufacturing operations;
  • Read and interpret specifications, diagrams and work instructions, and following these instructions;
  • Select, set up and operate machinery, tools and equipment used to produce wood components;
  • Use and maintain jigs and templates for wood product manufacturing operations;
  • Position wood components and apply manual and mechanical cramps to ensure products are secured and in accordance with the work specification;
  • Assemble wood components to the work specification and given tolerances;
  • Sand materials and de-nib;
  • Apply adhesives to wood components;
  • Apply finishes to wood products, for example stains, sealers, basecoats and paint finishes;
  • Instal fixtures and fittings to wood products, for example ironmongery, seals, ancillary metal work and fixings, nail plates and staples;
  • Check and inspect work to ensure it meets the work specification; undertake rectification or rework where necessary;
  • Report work outcomes and/or problems;
  • Complete work documentation.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required


  • Hold minimum Level 2 NVQ/Equivalent in any Carpentry or Joinery specific Qualification and/or 2 years’ equivalent experience;
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise appropriately;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective team relationships;
  • Capable of lifting heavy items on a regular basis;
  • Full UK driving licence and access to own vehicle due to remote location.


  • Knowledge and understanding of the garden centre/wholesale/FMCG industry.

Personal Characteristics

  • Tenacious with an eye for detail;
  • Resilient and self-motivated;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Trustworthy and reliable;
  • Personable, team player but also able to work alone.

Company Benefits

  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays;
  • Contributory pension scheme;
  • Fresh fruit/refreshments in the office;
  • Company social events;
  • Death in service benefit of 3 x annual salary following successful completion of probation;
  • Bonus scheme;
  • EAP programme;
  • An inclusive working environment;
  • A friendly and supportive culture.


Other, Facilities Management-Maintenance, Equipment Operations, Production-Operations Planning, Carpentry-Framing, General-Other: Construction-Skilled Trades, Heavy Equipment Operation


£26,000 PA
Tetbury, GL8
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