Sawyer – DTE, Enstone

July 10, 2024

Join Our Team as a Sawyer in Enstone, Oxfordshire!

About Us:

Donaldson Timber Engineering, a division of Donaldson Group, specialises in the design and manufacturing of timber engineered products, including roof trusses and floor joists. Donaldson Group is a leading, family-owned timber industry company with a rich heritage spanning over 160 years with a range of 17 businesses and brands. We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality, customer satisfaction, and environmental responsibility.

Diversity and Inclusion: We’re on a mission to champion diversity and inclusion within our organization. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life to join us in shaping the future of manufacturing and construction. Female candidates and those from underrepresented ethnic groups are particularly encouraged to apply, as we strive for greater inclusivity in our workforce.

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking a motivated and skilled Sawyer to join our dynamic team at Donaldson Timber Engineering in Enstone.  As a Sawyer attention to detail, precision, and a strong commitment to health and safety are essential for success in this role.

Key Responsibilities:

Setting and producing sawn timber for further processing or to customer specification:
  • Operating a Hundegger automated saw (CNC)
  • Changing the saw blades as appropriate
  • Ensuring all products are manufactured to a high standard
  • Carrying out quality checks
Working to tight tolerances to produce a high-quality product:
  • Execute tasks with precision and attention to detail to meet strict quality requirements.
  • Contribute to the production of timber products that adhere to industry standards.
Health & Safety Knowledge & Awareness:
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of health and safety protocols.
  • Adhere to safety guidelines and promote a culture of safety within the workplace.
Flexible approach to required production tasks:
  • Adapt to changing production requirements and contribute to various tasks as needed.
  • Maintain a flexible mindset to support the overall production goals of the team
Skills and experience:
  • Previous experience in a similar role within a manufacturing or timber engineering environment preferred but not essential.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work to tight tolerances.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and tasks.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Positive can-do attitude.
  • Forklift license preferred but not essential.
What We Offer:
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working patterns.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Opportunities for career development within a reputable and growing organisation.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • A catalogue of additional benefits available to purchase such as critical illness cover, cycle to work scheme and additional holidays.

Work Hours: This full-time role entails 39.5 hours per week, providing a stable schedule with weekends free for your leisure. Work hours are Monday to Thursday from 7am to 3.30pm, and Friday from 7am to 3.00pm. We can also consider part-time hours via job share, shorter working days or fewer days each week. Please let us know any considerations when applying to this vacancy.