General Hand - Assembly

Department: Production

Main work area:  Finishing Team

The General Hand’s main work responsibilities will be assembly, packing, doors and spares.  

Fettling duties may also be required on an ad-hoc basis, for which full training will be given.

Job Role: 

  • Assemble stoves in accordance with ‘stove assembly instructions’, move to packing.
  • Build sub assemblies to ‘sub-assembly instructions’, move to Stores.
  • Pack stoves in accordance with ‘stove packing instructions’, move to Stores.
  • Manufacture doors to ‘door assembly instructions’, move to Stores.
  • Re-work returned goods and internal non-conforming parts as required.
  • Ensure all tasks are completed within ‘standard time’.
  • Ensure daily and weekly equipment checks and maintenance is completed.
  • Ensure adequate housekeeping is maintained within your own work area. 
  • Ensure Personal Protective Equipment is used as directed, maintained and stored correctly.
  • Ensure all Company Quality Standards are maintained.
  • Ensure all Company Health and Safety Procedures and Safe Systems of Working are followed.
  • Ensure compliance to all Company Rules and Regulations.
  • Any other reasonable task as directed by your Line Manager.

Ad hoc responsibilities:

  • Produce fettled parts to specification and schedule; using a grinder to smooth off rough edges/surfaces of cut and welded metal parts. 


Salary: £18,533 - £20,338 per annum (equivalent to £8.91 - £9.77 per hour), depending on experience.

Hours of work:

40 hours per week, Monday to Thursday, 7.30am until 4.30pm (8.5 hours per day) and Friday, 7.30am until 1.30pm (6 hours).


21 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays, increasing by 1 day at 2 years' service, another day at 4 years' service, to a maximum of 24 days at 6 years' service.


How To Apply For This Vacancy

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Closing Date
31st July 2021

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