Reference : GBR02836


  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom Yorkshire
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 06/11/2021

Position description

We have a great opportunity for a Wood Machinist to join our team at SG Building Distribution Limited, based in Yorkshire. This role is 39 hours a week, on a rotating shift basis. Week 1: 6:00-14:00 Monday-Thursday and Week 2: 14:00-22:00 Monday-Thursday. You would be an integral part of the Hull Mill Team and contribute to output efficiencies whilst maintaining quality in a safe working environment using visual inspection and good housekeeping.

Supply Chain Solutions specialise in the import, processing and distribution of Softwoods, Carcassing, Panel products and Cladding & Decking.  Our products are sourced from around the world to offer our customers throughout the UK excellent choice, value, availability and service. The company is part of the Saint-Gobain group of companies. Saint-Gobain is present in 66 countries and employs over 180,000 people worldwide, including over 17,000 in the UK & Ireland providing products and solutions to improve everyday life. 

What are we looking for? 

  • Knowledge of wood machining and associated responsibilities
  • Able to operate on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Someone well organised and takes pride in their work with good communication skills
  • Working knowledge of H&S legislation
  • Ability to provide good quality product in a safe and efficient manner

What will you be responsible for?
(but not limited to…)

  • Assist when required to de-band and prepare incoming packs of timber in readiness for use by the Machinist/Sawyer to ensure efficient throughput of timber
  • Unload and stack timber from machines to ensure a quality product is presented to the customer in a safe and acceptable manner
  • Advise of any quality concerns regarding the timber produced, as shown in the quality documents, to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Provide support in all other tasks as maybe requested as part of the daily business needs
  • The safe and efficient operation of machinery

What will you get in return?

  • A defined contribution pension scheme
  • Competitive salary
  • Access to 100’s of high street and leisure discounts, as well as a state of the art rewards system
  • Automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance scheme.
  • Plus, plenty more!

Are SG Building Distribution Limited and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, what football team you support, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.



Do you want to make the world a better home?

Our purpose at Saint-Gobain is to Make the world a better home. Our purpose sets the course for our common future. Together with and for our customers, we design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions that have a positive impact on everyone’s life and provide well-being, quality of life and performance, while caring for the planet. If you want to join a company that cares about making the world a better home – then please apply, we would love to hear from you!

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