Job Vacancies

Fencing Panel Maker

Fencing Panel Maker 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.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Starting Rate of Pay: £9 per hour
Hours: 47.5 per week, Monday – Friday, 7am – 5pm, plus overtime
28 days Holiday per year, including Bank Holidays. Fixed Holidays, Two weeks Summer & two weeks Christmas.

The successful candidate will be making fencing panels, trellis and picket fencing using a pneumatic nail.

Full training will be given

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

Candidate must have own transport or a reliable lift, as punctuality and attendance is very important.

Position to start with immediate effect.

Job Type: Full-time

Please email tom@thomsonsawmills.co.uk for further information.

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Counterbalance Forklift Driver

Experienced counterbalance forklift driver required for an expanding family run business.

We are a Fencing and Pallet Timber processing company and have been established for over 35 years. 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.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Starting Rate of Pay: £10 per hour
Hours: 47.5 per week, Monday – Friday, 7am – 5pm, Plus Overtime

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

The successful candidate will be carrying out various forklift truck tasks within the business including loading/unloading machinery, loading trailers and transporting timber ready for processing.

Full training will be given

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

Candidate must have own transport or a reliable lift, as punctuality and attendance is very important.

Position to start with immediate effect.

Please email tom@thomsonsawmills.co.uk for further information.

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Herdsperson/ General Farm Worker

Required to run and maintain small family run farm of around 250 acres with an expanding herd of 100 Cattle.

Job Type: Full-time
Hours of work: Mon-Fri 7am to 5pm with alternate weekends to feed and check cattle
Experience: Farming/Livestock: 3 years (Required)

Excellent rate of pay to be negotiated

28 days Holiday per year, including bank holidays

Duties include:

  • Farming and Cattle background is essential with the ability to look after, and extend a pedigree herd of Simmental Cattle
  • Must have practical experience of livestock management
  • Good husbandry skills
  • Must have a genuine interest in breeding/ cow management
  • Must have experience of operating Tractors and Machinery
  • Must enjoy working outdoors in all weathers
  • Duties will include pruning and looking after plantations
  • Self driven, and take pride in work
  • Candidate must be reliable, trustworthy and efficient

Please email brian@thomsonsawmills.co.uk for further information.

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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.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Starting Rate of Pay: £9 per hour inc attendance bonus
Hours: 47.5 per week, Monday – Friday, 7am – 5pm, Plus Overtime

28 days Holiday 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

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

Candidate must have own transport or a reliable lift, as punctuality and attendance is very important.

Please email tom@thomsonsawmills.co.uk for further information.

01603 754442