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General Assembly Operative – Haverthwaite

General Assembly Operative – Haverthwaite

At Playdale Playgrounds we are a dynamic family-run, international business currently exporting to 50 countries, who designs, manufactures, and installs fun, exciting, outdoor playground equipment.  We pride ourselves on creating exciting, innovative, and educational outdoor play equipment that makes children smile all over the world, which is why we are on the lookout for a General Production Operative to join our fantastic team at Haverthwaite.

We are looking for an enthusiastic General Production Operative with experience of working in a fast-paced workshop environment.  You will work as part of our active production team learning different equipment and processes, aiding you to become multi-skilled in different departments.

The ideal candidate will:

  • General assembly skills and/or experience joinery/woodworking.
  • Accurately assembly by having a good understanding of specifications by reading drawings and works orders.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of machinery and hand tools.
  • Inspect and measure finished products and compare them with requirements to determine if the process has been completed properly.
  • Check and maintain machinery daily to ensure functionality.

 Skills/Experience required:

This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to be trained and developed who can demonstrate high levels of concentration and precision, ensuring a ‘right first time’ approach.  You must have good communication and interpersonal skills, be self-motivated, and have a structured approach to planning and managing your own workload. Flexibility and ‘can do’ attitude is essential.

Manufacturing & assembly experience and be able to understand and follow drawings is desirable but not essential as full training can be offered to the correct candidate showing the right aptitude.  Playdale are keen to develop the right person with the right attitude.

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Have desire to improve efficiencies and reduce waste through a Continuous Improvement environment.
  • Good numeracy skills.
  • The ability to work on own initiative or with others on tasks with minimum supervision.
  • A keen eye for detail and results-driven approach.
  • Must have ability to undertake manual handling duties.

This is a permanent, full-time position based at our Haverthwaite factory (38 hrs per week).  Apply with a full CV to the [email protected] 

 

 

 

Fabricator / Welder

At Playdale Playgrounds we are a dynamic family-run, international business currently in 50 countries, who designs, manufactures, and installs fun, exciting, outdoor playground equipment.  We pride ourselves on creating exciting, innovative, and educational outdoor play equipment that makes children smile all over the world.

Due to current growth in our city product range we have a vacancy for a Fabricator/Welder.

The Role

  • Perform general fabrication and Tig welding of various forms of circular and square hollow section stainless steel fabrications.
  • Use of a wide range of fabrication machinery.
  • Using jigs to fabricate parts.
  • Read, understand and follow job order specifications, engineering drawings and works order instruction.
  • Maintaining good housekeeping standards.

The Person

  • Experience working with stainless steel and mild steel preferred but not essential.
  • Ability to read and work from engineering drawings.
  • Flexible attitude to overtime when required.
  • The ability to work as part of a team, with a flexible “can do” attitude to work and good work ethic is essential.
  • Must have the ability to undertake manual handling duties.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

This is a permanent, full-time position based at our Ulverston factory (38 hrs per week, with a 12.45pm finish each Friday)

Apply with a full CV to [email protected]

Sales Administrator

Playdale Playgrounds Ltd is a family-run, international business that manufactures playground equipment. We pride ourselves on creating exciting, innovative and educational outdoor play equipment that makes children smile all over the world, which is why we’re always on the look out for awesome administrators to wow our customers.  Playdale is built around our fantastic, happy, positive team.

We recruit only the best people, who love working as a team to ensure that our clients get an unprecedented level of care and service which is why our customers rate us 4.76 out of 5 in their reviews.

As one of our amazing sales administrator you will be a vital cog in the Playdale machine.  You’ll be working at our head office, impressing every single customer, striving to ensure our customers smile at the Playdale experience.  In return for your commitment and energy we will give you a great place to work.

If you are an ambitious and passionate individual with a drive to create a positive customer experience then you may be just what we are looking for, so contact us today to tell us about yourself to join #TEAMPlaydale.

Please forward your CV to [email protected] 

Speculative Enquiries

We love finding talented, enthusiastic people to join our #team. If you’d like to register your interest in working for Playdale, just email your CV to [email protected] describing the role you’re looking for, any relevant experience, and the skills you have to offer. Alternatively you can speak to our HR Manager Lynne by calling 015395 39781.

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