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We are looking for an experienced bench joiner/ maker to join our talented workshop team.


The roles and responsibilities of the experienced bench joiner/ maker are as follows:

Job Purpose:

Experienced Workshop based carpenter/ joiners are expected to carry out a wide range of carpentry tasks to the highest standards, including but not limited to:

- Assemble customer orders as briefed by the workshop manager with an acute attention to detail.

- Cabinet and furniture manufacture.

- Fabrication with sheet material.

- Fabrication with solid timber.

- Traditional window and door joinery.

- Finishing to include sanding, oiling/ lacquering.

- Oversee assembly and dispatch joinery items in line with the workshop manager’s programme and deadlines.

- Maintain Health and Safety Standards at all times. (Please see below further details of specifics).

- Cabinet assembly.

The Role Requires:

- A flawless approach, demanding of high standards.

- Acute attention to detail.

- Manual dexterity.

- The use of power, compressed-air and hand tools in a safe manner.

- Reading and carrying out of works from technical drawings.

- Good communication with assembly and logistics team.

- A natural three-dimensional understanding.

- +5 years proven workshop experience of bench joinery/ making.

- NVQ level 2 or higher in joinery related occupation.

- Excellent knowledge of use and performance of various materials.


Machinery Experience required:

High level of proficiency with the use of:

- All joinery hand and portable electric tools.

- Combination machine.

- Hand Routers.

- Band saw.

- Spindle Moulder.

- Planer thicknesser.

- Edgebander.

- CNC (Preferable, but training can be given).

- Drum sander.

The person will be:

- Careful and diligent.

- Demanding of high standards.

- Efficient, effective and organised.

- Informal but 100% professional.

- Punctual.

- Tidy and respectful of all equipment.

- Meticulous.

- Hard working.

- Able to work as part of a Team.

- Creative.

- Enthusiastic.


What we offer:

- Competitive salary dependent upon experience. £32 - £38k

- Workplace pension scheme.

- Opportunities for training.

- Dynamic working environment.


If you think you are the perfect candidate for this role at Shape London please email your CV and a short covering letter to:

or apply on Indeed.

Thank you.