General Hand / Trainee Fettler

Department: Production

The General Hand will work in the finishing team, assembling and packing doors, spares and stoves.

Fettling duties on a rotational basis will be required, for which full training will be given.

Job Role:

  • Assemble stoves in accordance with ‘stove assembly instructions’, move to packing.
  • Build sub assemblies to ‘sub-assembly instructions’, move to Stores.
  • Pack stoves in accordance with ‘stove packing instructions’, move to Stores.
  • Manufacture doors to ‘door assembly instructions’, move to Stores.
  • Re-work returned goods and internal non-conforming parts as required.
  • Ensure all tasks are completed within ‘standard time’.
  • Produce fettled parts to specification.
  • Ensure daily and weekly equipment checks and maintenance is completed.
  • Report any faults and discuss improvement opportunities with the Team Leader.
  • Ensure adequate housekeeping is maintained within your own work area.
  • Ensure all Company Health and Safety Procedures and Safe Systems of Working are followed.
  • Ensure Personal Protective Equipment is used as directed, maintained and stored correctly.
  • Ensure all Company Quality Standards are maintained.
  • Ensure compliance to all Company Rules and Regulations.
  • Any other reasonable task as directed by your Line Manager.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Able to work unsupervised.
  • Able to meet targets, whilst demonstrating accuracy and quality of work.
  • Able to read and understand technical drawings and work instructions.

Personal Attributes:

  • Well organised, with a systematic approach to work.
  • Conscientious with a high attention to detail.


Salary: £18,138 - £20,338 per annum (equivalent to £8.72 - £9.77 per hour), depending on experience.

Hours of work:

40 hours per week, Monday to Thursday, 7.30am until 4.30pm (8.5 hours per day) and Friday, 7.30am until 1.30pm (6 hours).


21 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays, increasing by 1 day at 2 years' service, another day at 4 years' service, to a maximum of 24 days at 6 years' service.

Closing Date
30th October 2020

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