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Job Vacancies

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Latest Vacancies:

Counterbalance Forklift / Yard Operative

 An experienced counterbalance forklift driver required for an expanding family run business. We are looking for a highly competent forklift driver to work within our busy sawmills. The potential candidate must hold a valid forklift license and have recent relevant experience.

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate to join our team at Thomson Sawmills (NR10 5NT).

We are a fencing and pallet timber processing company and have been established for 40 years. This position is ideal for someone looking to start and progress in the timber industry.

Job type: Full time, permanent.

Starting rate of pay: £9.00 per hour plus attendance bonus.

Hours: 47.5 per week, Monday – Friday, 7am – 5pm plus Saturday overtime.

Holiday: 28 days per year, including Bank holidays, Fixed Christmas holiday.

The successful candidate will be placed in a yard position, working outdoors, compiling orders, customer service, housekeeping, stock taking and various forklift duties within the site.

Full training will be given.

Candidate must be:

  • Fit and active
  • Honest, reliable, trustworthy and have a good work ethic
  • Conscientious
  • Good at working under pressure
  • Self-driven
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work in a team and on own initiative
  • Hardworking
  • Excellent people skills
  • Have basic numeracy and English literacy skills

Applicants must have an in-date counterbalance forklift licence and own transport or a reliable lift, as punctuality and attendance is very important.

Position to start with immediate effect.

Please fill in an application form – available via the link at the top of this page or from Reception.

Hand in your completed form or email to jamie@thomsonsawmills.co.uk

Please note, if we have not responded to your application within 4 weeks of applying for this job role, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

 


Machine Operator/Labourer

Machine Operator/Labourer required for an expanding family run business. We are a Fencing and Pallet Timber processing company and have been established for over 35 years. This position is ideal for someone looking to start and progress in the timber industry. There are opportunities for fast progression within the workplace.

Starting Rate of Pay: £9 per hour, plus attendance bonus

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Hours: 47.5 per week, Monday – Friday, 7am – 5pm, Plus Overtime

Holiday: 28 days per year, including Bank Holidays. Fixed Holidays, 2 weeks Summer & 2 weeks Christmas

The successful candidate will be operating saws and stacking/sorting timber.

Full training will be given

Position to start with immediate effect

Candidate must be:

  • Fit and Active
  • Honest, reliable, trustworthy and have good work ethics
  • Conscientious
  • Good at working under pressure
  • Self-driven
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work in a team and alone

Please fill in an application form – available via the link at the top of this page or from Reception.

Hand in your completed form or email to jamie@thomsonsawmills.co.uk

Please note, if we have not responded to your application within 4 weeks of applying for this job role, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

 


Loading Shovel Operator

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Hours: 47.5 per week, Monday – Friday 7am-5pm, overtime when required.

Pay: £25,000 – £30,000 per annum, plus attendance bonus (Depending on experience)

Holiday: 28 days per year including bank holidays. Fixed holidays, 2 weeks summer, 2 weeks winter.

We are a manufacturing company producing fencing material.

The candidate must be:

  • Experienced in operating heavy machinery
  • Good Health and Safety awareness
  • Honest, reliable, trustworthy and good work ethics
  • Have a good feel for machinery
  • Conscientious
  • Good at working under pressure
  • Self driven
  • Good communication skills
  • Reliable
  • Own transport
  • Responsibilities
  • Loading lorries, sawdust/woodchip/bark
  • Unloading lorries, logs (training given)
  • Loading our onsite biomass boilers and dryers
  • Loading to correct weight.
  • Operation of other plant and equipment for example Mobile chipper, Tractor, Log Grab 360
  • Shunting trailers
  • Weighbridge operation
  • On site traffic management
  • Maintaining plant
  • Daily plant checks

Please fill in an application form – available via the link at the top of this page or from Reception.

Hand in your completed form or email to jamie@thomsonsawmills.co.uk

Please note, if we have not responded to your application within 4 weeks of applying for this job role, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

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