Apprentice Bench Joiner/Shop Fitting Manufacturer - Woodbuzz (REF: APP076)

Open to Knowsley residents only.

Company overview:

WoodBuzz offers a full professional shopfitting service you require. Boasting previous jobs for highly reputable retail outlets, food chains and hotels throughout the United Kingdom. Woodbuzz prides themselves on offering a professional, high end service, conducted by their skilled workshop and site team.

Key Responsibilities for the Role:

  • Learning bench joinery/shop fitting manufacture
  • Assisting time served joiners
  • General maintenance around work shop
  • Learning to use woodworking machines and hand tools
  • Assembly of shop fittings
  • Possibly some site installation works alongside joiners

Key skills to be successful in your application are:

  • Good attitude and willingness to learning
  • Good attitude to time keeping and discipline
  • An eye for ‘quality’, the ability to naturally see when something isn’t good enough
  • Friendly, good communicator
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Pride in your accomplishments
  • Drive to improve yourself

Location: Unit 1 Coopers Point, Coopers Lane, Knowsley L33 7UB
Contracted hours: 40
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage

How to apply: 

1. Download and complete the application form (Word)
2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31 January 2018

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If you would like support completing your application form please email  theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk with the subject heading 'Application Support'