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Timber Frame Factory Operative


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Taylor Wimpey has a number of fantastic opportunities for a Timber Frame Factory Operatives to join our new Timber Frame factory in Peterborough.   The successful candidates will support in the efficient and smooth running of factory production with particular attention being paid to quality.   The main purpose of this role will be to work in a team to assemble timber components.

What you will do:

  • Assemble timber frame components.
  • Handling and using tools such as nail and staple guns, hand saws and chop saws.
  • Cutting timber and board materials to size using appropriate cutting equipment.
  • Operating pneumatic and electrical plant and equipment, including hand tools.
  • Preparing frames/joist sub-assemblies.
  • Cladding panels with sheet materials using semi-automated framing equipment and hand tools.
  • Making wall panels using semi-automated framing equipment and hand tools
  • Fitting metal joist hangers and other components using hand tools.
  • Assembly of external and internal wall Panels and partitions including the assembly of floor cassettes.
  • Fitting of breather membrane.

What you will have:

  • Must come from a previous timber frame background or have carpentry experience.
  • Previous experience of using tools such as nail and staple guns with preferrable hand saw and chop saw experience.
  • Previous experience of preparing frames and joist sub-assemblies would be advantageous.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to work as part of a team. Outgoing, Self-starting/Initiative.
  • Well organised with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all levels by responding to business requirement.
  • Provide innovative ideas, and inputs to continually improve the processes/business.
  • Individuals seeking employment at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Checks and eligibility to work: 

To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK and hold a full UK drivers licence.   
If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage).   
The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following:

Criminal records (DBS);
Credit reference

The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role.  If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team. 

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning business and are proud to feature in the top companies to work for on Glassdoor, voted for by our employees. If you are looking to join a thriving, company going through an exciting period then please get in touch.

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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Disability Confident

As a proud Disability Confident Employer, Taylor Wimpey is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We actively collaborate with individuals who have disabilities and long-term health conditions which have an effect on their ability to do normal daily activities, ensuring that barriers are eliminated when it comes to employment opportunities. In line with our commitment, we guarantee an interview to applicants who declare to us during the application process that they have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the role. Join us in building a truly diverse and empowered team.

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Taylor Wimpey (our/us/we) does not accept unsolicited candidate details, CVs, resumes, applications or any other speculative approaches (Resumes) from employment agencies, executive search firms, recruitment agencies and other staffing agencies unless that agency is specifically appointed by us via an executed service contract for a particular job opening. Please do not forward unsolicited Resumes in response to this advert to any of our employees or any of our regional business offices, including our head office, sales centres and sites. We are not liable for any fees related to unsolicited Resumes. Please refer to our employment agency statement here - Employment Agency Statement ‧ Taylor Wimpey

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