Overseas Recruitment Agency

Bench Joiner Jobs Available

Bench Joinery is very much a British term most easily defined as a skilled carpenter working in a joinery shop or a factory setting and occasionally going to site to fit the units that they have produced.

Bench joiner jobs

Acorn Recruitment South West recognised some time ago that the demand for Bench Joiners tended to outstrip supply as existing workers retired and, with the absence of apprenticeships, very few new workers were coming through the UK educational system so has forged links enabling it to be able to offer skilled Polish workers to fill bench joiner jobs.

Bench joiners are not just restricted to wood but might use plastics or other modern composites using power and hand tools to cut, shape, and form products. Traditional process techniques may involve sanding, taping off sections if necessary, and gluing staining or painting the product. Sometimes, the wood is sealed after the stain or paint dries. While equipment has had a great impact on bench joiners jobs in the largest, most efficient firms, precision or custom woodworkers who generally work in smaller firms have continued to employ the same production techniques they have used for many years.

Any employers needs to specify the skills required but we would generally expect a bench joiner to be able to do the following but each client should ensure they have a detailed job description covering their own particular requirements and these should be sent to enquiries@acornrecruitmentsw.co.uk or if you are looking for a team of operatives feel free to give us a call on 03332000259

  • Study blueprints, drawings, and written specifications of articles to be constructed or repaired and plans sequence of performing such operations.
  • Mark dimensions of parts on paper or timber stock, following blueprints, and match timber for colour, grain, and texture.
  • Set up and operate machines, including power saws, jointers, mortises’, tenoners, moulders, and shapers, to cut and shape wood stock.
  • Trim component parts of joints to ensure snug fit, using hand tools, such as planes, chisels, or wood files.
  • Bore holes for insertion of screws or dowel by hand or using boring machine.
  • Glue, fit, and clamp parts and subassemblies together to form complete unit.
  • Drive nails or other fasteners to joints of articles to prepare articles for finishing.
  • Sand and scrape surfaces and joints of articles to prepare articles for finishing.
  • Dip, brush, or spray assembled articles with protective or decorative materials, such as stain, varnish, or lacquer.
  • Install hardware, such as hinges, catches, and drawer pulls, using hand tools.

Candidates interested in bench joinery jobs are invited to complete a CV on line or to send it directly to enquiries@acornrecruitmentsw.co.uk.

Our candidates background can be varied but it will usually requires a minimum of 2 years hands on experience in areas such as:

  • Furniture manufacturing
  • Shop fitting joinery
  • Office interior joinery

However we will consider people from the metal work sector that have transferable skills and are experienced CNC operators.
If you require a team of operatives we can arrange for Employers to travel to Poland and for selected candidates to undertake bench testing.