Manufacturing General Operative

Leeds  ‐ Onsite


Furnishing Machinery Furniture Manufacture and Assembly Occupational Safety and Health Manual Handling Packaging and Processing Duties Quality Control


Manufacturing General Operative

£12.00 per hour

Full Time; Permanent

Leeds LS10, West Yorkshire


Our client, based on the outskirts of Leeds, has been established 23 years and is the market leader in the manufacture of furniture for the Hospitality Industry.  They manufacturer and fit out Hotels with bespoke furniture for clients such as Hilton, Sheraton, Holiday Inn & Crowne Plaza.

Job Purpose

To work as a general operative with a variety of duties to support across departments to deliver a quick and efficient turnaround of work. Opportunities to develop your skills from general operative to a more specific role with pay increases to reflect your skills and confidence gained.

Responsibilities but not limited to: -

  • Basic Health and Safety awareness, including manual handling
  • Learn to operate our woodwork machinery.
  • Quality checking and fault identification
  • Packing products
  • Backing off certain machinery within the factory
  • Basic furniture assembly
  • Moving work in progress around the factory to the required locations.

Essential Skills: -

  • A willingness and desire to learn various aspects within the factory. Areas include Upholstery; Polish/spray; Furniture assembly and a variety of machines (Beam saw, CNC & Edge Bander)
  • Working as part of a team and on own.
  • Ability to work to a high standard of quality
  • Good communication skills at all levels.
  • Proactive and able to use own initiative.

No previous experience required; full training will be given.


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Curtis Furniture
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