Title: Lowden Guitars: Production Operative
Location: George Lowden Guitars Ltd, 114 Saintfield Road, Saintfield BT24 7JS
Contract: Full time, permanent
Day shift. 7.00am -5.00pm = 4 day week.
Evening shift 4.30pm -2.30am = 4 day week
Wage: £19, 0000 + £1k anniversary increase in years 1-5
Information for Candidates:
Due to company expansion there are positions available in our Warehouse for the production of our world famous guitars. Successful candidates will learn specific roles in the production of Sheeran by Lowden acoustic guitars. Following a successful interview you will have the opportunity to join the team for a trial day.
This can include the use of woodworking tools and high accuracy machines in the areas of preparation, parts production, and/or assembly and finishing. Applicants who are successful at interview stage will have the opportunity to engage in this unique process by attending a trial day.
Other workshop duties will be added to roles and responsibilities as required, and full training will be provided on specialist machinery and with specialist hand tools.Successful applicants will be required to have the ability to continually focus to meet the high standards required and progress to master craftsman on the Lowden Line.
Hours of work are 8.00am-4.30pm Monday and 8.00am to 4.00pm Tuesday to Friday. To enhance work life balance we are currently trialling a 4 day production schedule from 7.30am - 5.30pm Monday to Thursday. If successful, this work pattern will be implemented end of May 2022.
Role Specific Responsibilities:
· Preparation of material for part making.
· Use of woodworking machinery.
· Achieve daily targets for machined components.
· Delivery of finished components to a schedule.
The above list is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder (s) will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.
· Excellent time management skills
· Excellent punctuality and attendance
· Proven record of following instructions and meeting tight deadlines
· Positive and enthusiastic attitude to work and a good work ethic
· Previous experience in a similar role (factory/wood workshop)
· CNC experience
· Experience in fine woodworking and/or finishing wooden products
· Joinery/bench joinery experience
· Wood machinist experience
· Experience with woodworking hand tools
· Experience/understanding of guitar manufacturing/repair
· Willingness to take on more responsibilities
· Willingness to learn/participate in training opportunities
To apply please click on the link below
George Lowden Guitars Ltd confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. We welcome female applicants.