Job details

Furniture Build Assistant (Product Innovation team)

Job reference: 003662

Closing date: 22/01/2021

Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum

Department: Design, Technical and QA

Hours per week: 36.17

It’s fast and furious here at times, but this just means something new and exciting is always on the way. So, if you collaborate, think on your feet, embrace innovation and love rising to a challenge, then our Furniture Build Assistant may be the role for you. Working with us will have a serious impact on the business, your career and our customers’ lives; you’ll understand why we’re proud to be N Brown.

Furniture Build Assistant (Product Innovation team)

The role of the Furniture Build Assistant is to complete UK builds and produce build reports by assembling parts and subassemblies.

What you’ll be responsible for: 

  • Assembles product by studying assembly instructions, specifications, and parts lists; gathering parts, subassemblies, tools, and materials.
  • Positions parts and subassemblies by using templates or reading measurements.
  • Assembles components by examining connections for correct fit; fastening parts and subassemblies.
  • Verifies specifications by reviewing the completed product.
  • Resolves assembly problems by suggesting solutions to meet specifications; notifying PH Tech to escalate product issues and concerns and obtain additional resources.
  • Keeps equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; repairs.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Conserves resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality forms, reporting back to PH Tech to support product sealing requirements.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed in line with CP requirements.

This is an entry level role. The ideal candidate will have the desire and basic knowledge of:

  • Controls and Instrumentation
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Manufacturing Experience
  • Manufacturing Quality
  • Mechanical Inspection Tools, Tooling, Safety Management, Quality Focus, Power Tools, Judgment
  • Decision Making is essential

In return for your hard-work and commitment, you’ll receive fantastic training and a competitive benefits package.  

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. 

Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with JD Williams 


The closing date for this job has now passed.