Bench Joiner

  • Job Title: Bench Joiner
  • Job Purpose: Select, prepare & manufacture timber into bespoke Made To Order products
  • Reporting to: Production Supervisor
  • Hours: Flexible days & Hours. Full time or Part Time permanent contract.
  • Salary: £11.75 – £ 18.77 per hour – depending on experience
  • Pension: NEST (3% ER, 5% EE)
  • Holidays: 28 days holiday including bank holidays and Christmas Shutdown Period
  • Health Cash Plan: Dental, Optical, Complimentary therapies, Virtual GP, Counselling, Discounted Gym membership and much more
  • Benefits: Perks @ Work (retail & leisure discounts) , All PPE provided, Training, Medical surveillance, Occupational Health.


The Company & Role details:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within a reputable carpentry & joinery products manufacturing organisation based in the Midlands. A reputable employer for over 30 years, remains privately owned and managed.

With a turnover of 10 Million, employing over 100 team members across multiple locations, Stairways Midlands Ltd is one of the UK’s largest carpentry & joinery manufacturers.

Supplying trade only with bespoke & volume manufactured Joinery, Door sets and Staircases.

This role is offered as a flexible permanent contract. The organisation would be looking for a minimum of 15 hours per week, with a maximum of 40 hours per week, and overtime upon request. The core hours of the business are 07.45 – 16.30 Mon – Thurs & Fri 07.00-13.00.

Stairways is seeking a qualified to Level 3 or time served bench joiner to join its Door Division manufacturing team based at the organisations head office location, Southam, Warwickshire CV47 0FA.

This role is pivotal for the product of bespoke elements of the organisation’s product offering. A typical project could consist of manufacturing a timber glazed screen, a hardwood ledged & braced door, a mortised & tenoned Hardwood gate, to name a few. You will be responsible for selecting timber, drafting the design & crafting the product using traditional woodworking machinery and modern-day CNC techniques. (Training can be provided for CNC knowledge).

Within the product environment a wide range of machinery, and finishing facilities are available.

Working within your own department, although very much part of the Southam production team, based on the production floor, the ideal candidate will be interested in upskilling and passing knowledge to less experienced team members.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Level 3 Bench Joinery or Time served Bench Joiner
  • CSCS Card (advantageous, but not essential)
  • Good command of English language both written & spoken


  • Pro-active, able to work on own initiative and also follow instruction when given.
  • Good standard of communication skills.
  • Health, Safety & Environmentally aware.
  • Team player.
  • Able to prioritise work load.
  • Organised and methodical.
  • Timber, Machinery & Product knowledge

Recruitment stages:

  • Apply in writing, person or via email
  • CV review and shortlist
  • Face to Face interview at Southam location. Candidates to discuss and detail experience and portfolio if held.

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As a highly reputable firm within the industry, Stairways are dedicated to meeting their client’s product and application requirements. All materials used are manufactured to the highest quality and meet the relevant standards achieving ISO9001, FSC®, and various product certifications, whilst their staircases and door solutions are manufactured with compliance to UK building regulations & legislative standards in mind. Using the knowledge, passion, and experience acquired across all team members over the past thirty years, Stairways aim to continue to be the best in what they do.


Stairways are continuously looking for opportunities to improve and expand their service offering; this includes the investment in new machinery to further enhance and innovate the manufacturing process, with the aim to shorten lead times and increase overall in-house capacity. The changes Stairways employ are always focused upon improving the customer experience, to ensure their process remains as efficient as possible from start to finish.


Privately owned and managed since it was founded in 1989, Stairways has grown to become one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of carpentry and joinery products. Starting as a small staircase manufacturer, Stairways now boast three state-of-art facilities that offer over 85,000 sq ft of bespoke and mass production capacity.