General Operative

The main purpose of this role is to cut & finish feature beams for timber frame homes, using milling machinery & hand tools.

Careers general operative
Job title:

General Operative


£10.41 per hour


Great Gransden, Bedfordshire, SG19 3AR

Hours per week:

39 hours per week

We are looking for a General Operative. The main purpose of this role is to cut & finish feature beams for timber frame homes. Using milling machinery & hand tools, you will be required to read a customer’s drawing and cut beams down to size, chamfer, draw knife, plane & shotblast.

General Operative working hours: Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 16:30, and Friday 08:00 – 15:30

What will you be doing as our General Operative?

  • Cut timbers, insulation and materials to size ready for assembly
  • Accurately assemble timber frame panels from drawings
  • Work as part of a team
  • Demonstrate safe use of machinery and hand tools
  • Meet production requirements in terms of quality, accuracy and safety, whilst maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Compliance with all the company policies and procedures
  • Ensure Health and Safety is adhered to at all times

What we're looking for in our General Operative:

  • Previous experience of working in a factory/manufacturing process environment
  • Ideally experience of working with timber
  • You must be confident with measurements and numbers
  • A good team player with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • A flexible operative who is willing to be trained in all areas of the manufacturing business whatever line and area this may be

Do you have the skills that we are looking for? If so, please send a cover letter and CV to: