Case / Crate Maker

Bristol (City Centre), Bristol
01 Apr 2021
29 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Case / Crate Maker

Basic Purpose of the job and its primary objectives

  • To manufacture crates in accordance with agreed specifications
  • To prepare and package goods in a manner to withstand all external action normally encountered during lifting, handling, shipment and storage.

Key tasks 

  • Construction of cases in accordance with agreed specification
  • Ensure crates are correctly marked and stamped
  • Package all items in accordance with agreed specification
  • Ensure work area is kept clean and tidy
  • Ensure tools used by the packing department are kept clean and in working order, any damage is reported to the line manager immediately
  • Comply with Company set standards of work
  • Comply with Company Health & Safety policies and procedures.

Knowledge and Skills required to complete job

  • Previous crate or pallet making experience required
  • Knowledge of export packing preferred but not essential
  • Knowledge of safe use of power tools & nail guns required
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work with an ability to cope with change.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Quality: all work is completed to the agreed specification
  • Quality: records, job related paperwork & timesheets are completed accurately and submitted on time, every time
  • Productivity: Timely and accurate completion of work to agreed timescales
  • Customer service: Meeting of customer requirements in full
  • Compliance: maintain set standards of work (attendance, housekeeping, etc) and Health & Safety responsibilities.

Special Working Conditions

  • Additional hours may be necessary when required: early starts and late finishes are not uncommon
  • Travel away from home and sometimes abroad
  • Potential contact with hazardous chemicals and substances (training to be provided)
  • May be required to complete other business activities on behalf of the Company in line with identified skills, competencies and experience
  • Full-time, part-time, permanent or temporary contract positions available.