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Ref no. BHN540082
Location Poole, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract Temp to Perm
Job status Closed

Job summary

Crafting Excellence, Hand-in-Hand with Tradition

Key skills required for this role



Prior Carpentry or Joinery experience ideally within a Marine environment.

Job description

Nestled in the scenic locales of Poole and Portland along England's southern coast, Our Client serves as a cornerstone of Dorset's employment landscape and boasts a global presence through its extensive distribution network. Upholding an unwavering commitment to surpassing industry standards, Our Client's relentless pursuit of perfection has cemented its status as a leader in the marine sector.

Who We Are Looking For:

Carpenters at our clients sites embark on a journey across diverse boat lines, meticulously crafting bespoke carpentry within luxurious cabins, contemporary kitchens, and lavish bathrooms. Working collaboratively within small teams, carpenters engage with an array of materials and exquisite wood finishes, ensuring each project reflects the hallmark of their excellence.

Skilled Carpenters bring with them a wealth of experience in carpentry and joinery, particularly in outfitting kitchens, bedrooms, and bathrooms, or specializing in bench joinery. With a penchant for delivering superior craftsmanship, Skilled Carpenters thrive in our 'Fit Out' teams, adding the final luxurious touches to our products.

Semi-Skilled Carpenters, while possessing foundational skills, may benefit from additional guidance as they contribute to our 'First Stage' teams, shaping bulkheads and larger carpentry components. Drawing from construction experience or initial fit work, Semi-Skilled Carpenters play a vital role in the early stages of production.

As a carpenter your responsibilities will span from panel spraying and CNC machinery operation to joinery and furniture assembly, working with a diverse range of materials including plywood, softwood, vinyl, leather, and soft furnishings.

You will be equiped with carpentry power tools, while hand tools such as screwdriver sets, tape measures, and levels are expected to be provided by the individual.

Position Location:

Based at either Our Client Shipyards or Our Client Willis Way in Poole, Dorset.

The Ideal Candidate:

Demonstrates proficiency in interpreting scaled drawings (1:10s) Strives for excellence, excelling in precision work and high-value projects Possesses a coachable demeanor, always seeking improvement Preferably has experience in scribing

Work Schedule:

Day Shift: Monday-Friday, 07:00-15:30 Night Shift: Monday-Thursday, 18:00-04:00 Weekend overtime opportunities available

Pay Rates effective from the 4th March 2024:

£14.00p/h PAYE (Semi-Skilled)

£15.05-£16.05p/h PAYE (Skilled)

£20.06p/h - £21.40p/h PAYE - Nights Overtime paid at increased rates


30-day holiday entitlement (inclusive of bank holidays) Company shutdowns in August and over Christmas Comprehensive benefits package including:

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 35 years’ experience

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