Joinery Workshop Supervisor

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Joinery Workshop Supervisor

Joinery Workshop Supervisor

​Overseeing the running of a joinery workshop, managing the best use of labour and materials, allocating work and ensuring production to plan whilst supporting the joiners work.  Ensuring a culture of right first time, efficient production and continuous improvement.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage work to maximize on the skills and competence of the workforce and meet agreed completion requirements.

  • Maintain the quality control of materials and products within the workshop.

  • Coordinate work to lists and ensure allocation of staff to meet programmed deadlines, targets and changes etc.

  • Work with development teams to ensure that designs are productionised, suggesting change where needed

  • Maintain a clean, orderly workshop environment with a focus on Health and Safety

  • Ensure all machinery is maintained and appropriate training for staff is provided

  • Work with HR to manage staff including performance, sickness monitoring, appraisals, etc

You need

  • 5 years minimum experience in a bespoke jpinery / furniture manufacturing environment

  • Experience in both traditional joinery and a flat panel mass production environment preferable

  • 3 years minimum experience of managing teams

  • Knowledge of CNC programming advantageous

  • An in depth understanding of veneering, joinery workshop machinery and spray lacquering 

  • 3 Years bench joinery / cabinet making experience