Our client is a well established SME freight forwarding specialist based at Heathrow, due to expansion they have a new position available for a Casemaker. Would suit either a candidate with some previous casemaking experience or a Trainee who has skills with power and cutting tools, training can be given. Exciting opportunity to join an expanding Heathrow fine art shipper.

You’ll need to have a steady 5 year employment history and clear DBS. Previous experience of freight forwarding, logistics/and or fine art packing or removals would be an advantage. The salary level will depend on experience, training can be given for less experienced applicants and the salary will be dependant on the level of experience and negotiable for someone exceptional.

Employment Terms for the Casemaker

  • Hours of work - Monday to Friday 8am - 17:00 hrs with a one-hour lunch break
  • Working overtime when required, (paid) to fulfil your duties
  • 22 days hols + BH
  • £22-28k plus overtime

The list below is not exhaustive, and you will be expected to perform different tasks in line with the business objectives.

Main responsibilities / tasks for the Casemaker

  • Measuring and cutting timber using machinery and hand tools
  • Assemble cases according to the required spec
  • Labelling and stencilling of cases
  • Moving products using Collis and forklift trucks
  • General warehouse duties and adhering to Health and Safety regs

Skills required for the Casemaker

  • Up to date training, keen to develop and evolve skill set
  • Be accountable and approachable
  • Knowledgeable
  • Resourceful
  • Be committed
  • Tolerant
  • Collaborating and working well with other team members
  • Clear and precise communication skills
  • A good understanding of mathematics
  • Self-awareness
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Good organisational skills

Essential skills for the Casemaker

  • Have woodwork assembly experience. Knowledge of cutting tools and the use of machinery.

Required skills

  • Carpentry
  • Power Tools

Application questions

Do you have good skills with cutting tools and woodwork?
Do you have good communication and Team work skills?
Are you hard working and punctual?
Do you have a steady 5 year employment/education history with a clear DBS?

Reference: 50947384

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