Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
£18,000 - £22,000 per year (based on experience)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job Description

The role of the Wood Shack Production Supervisor ( Carpentry/Joinery Supervisor)  is two-fold.

Firstly, to coordinate the production of core and bespoke product, all made from reclaimed wood. This involves making the products and liaising with customers about timescales and designs.

Secondly, to take a lead in supervising and training other staff, apprentices and volunteers in woodwork and upskilling them to overcome their barriers.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leading on the production of both bespoke and core product
  • Communicating regularly with the customers, maintain records and keep to agreed deadlines
  • Ensuring the safe operation and maintenance of the Woodwork areas, including machinery, extraction, bench equipment and hand tools
  • Providing training to staff and volunteers where appropriate on the safe and correct use of machinery
  • Completing toolbox talks and test competencies on a regular basis
  • Providing guidance and training to staff, volunteers and apprentices in how to process recycled wood and make the various products
  • Contributing to the design and production of new stock items
  • Contributing to the design and production of potential future woodwork classes
  • Working safely at all times and providing assistance and support to the Wood Shack Manager to ensure Health and Safety in the workshop
  • Working with the Wood Shack Manager to manage stock control of workshop materials and consumables, as well as advice around new tools to purchase
  • Answering customer queries in the Wood Yard when needed
  • Undertaking training as agreed with your manager
  • Deputising for the Wood Shack Manager including overseeing the yard/dealing with customers
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by the Line Manager

Personal Specification


  • Commitment, understanding and living of Jericho’s five values: Respect, Equality, Love, Integrity and Excellence
  • An appreciation of the Christian ethos of the organisation

Skills and Experience

  • Woodwork/joinery qualification and/or experience
  • A self-motivated person with a mature outlook/responsible approach, who can also motivate others
  • Evidence of understanding and/or experience of working with socially excluded or disadvantaged people
  • Evidence of understanding and/or experience of helping people grow in confidence and self-esteem such that they can achieve their true potential
  • Ability to show leadership but also able to work under direction and be a team player
  • Ability to safely handle, lift and move materials
  • Good communication skills with a variety of personalities and needs
  • Good personal organisation abilities

Additional Consideration Will Be Given For The Following

  • Customer service experience
  • First aid trained
  • Manual handling trained
  • A health and safety qualification Experience of working in a multi-ethnic, multi- faith setting 

This role is subject to a successful DBS.

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Refreshed on: 02 February 2021
Closed date: 19 February 2021
Tags: Volunteer Management, Vocational/Services

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