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SAw Mill OP/ Wood Machinist

Somerset - South Petherton
£19968 - £23920 per annum
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We are seeking someone with experience and knowledge to operate timber processing machines in our Sawmill department at our clients site in South Petherton, Somerset.

Working within a team of around 10 you will saw and machine timber according to customer orders, ensuring finished products are of prescribed quality and produced on time.

Salary: Competitive

Location: South Petherton, Somerset

Duration: Full-Time/Permanent - 40 hours per week - Mon-Fri 7:00am-16:00pm


* 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

Key Performance Indicators (KPI/s)

* Linear metres produced per hour / day

* Wastage %

* Tidiness rating of work area

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

* Respect for authority

* Disciplined, tidy methods

* Self-motivated

* Excellent product knowledge

* Practical and logical; the ability to solve problems quickly and accurately

* Time-management skills - to meet production deadlines

* 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

* Experience in working in a timber sawmill, operating machinery, machining timber with a certificate, diploma or degree qualification (preferred)

* Forklift license (preferred)

If you have the suitable skills and experience for this position, we look forward to receiving your application.


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