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  • Location: Lutterworth, LE17 4LS
  • Salary: £35360 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 days ago

  • Sector: Technical & Engineering
  • Contact: Jonathan Stocks
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01332 318711
  • Start Date: 2022-08-02
  • Expiry Date: 31 August 2022
  • Job Ref: J5197

Job Title – Workshop Foreman
Salary – £35,360 per annum (x 1 1/3 overtime pay over 40 hours worked)
Working Hours – Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Location – Bitteswell, Lutterworth

Company Background
Our client has been designing and manufacturing bespoke traditional and retail joinery for over 20 years, for satisfied customers nationwide. Based in a picturesque part of Leicestershire, they have built a reputation for quality, creativity, and innovation. Their state-of-the-art workshop provides the perfect space to design and manufacture high specification fit-outs and bespoke carpentry projects.

Role Overview
The client is currently looking for a Foreman to head up their vibrant and highly skilled workshop team. This is a 13-strong group of professionals of split disciplines, with one part of the team consisting of machinists and the other of skilled carpenters and joiners.
The successful candidate would be responsible for the running of the day-to-day operations of the workshop, including overseeing planning, production, the ordering of materials, ensuring that orders are managed in a competent and timely manner, and will also be expected to contribute in a hands-on capacity.
The candidate must have strong organisational skills, be adept at managing others, and be an experienced joiner themselves.

Ideal Candidate
To be successful in this application, the candidate will need to have the following experience:

  • Several years as an accomplished joiner is essential

  • Experience in the manufacturing of windows, doors, or gates is essential

  • Experience working in a bespoke and specialist carpentry/manufacturing environment is desirable

  • Extensive experience as a manager/foreman is preferable

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