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General Operative - Newry

Job description

Haldane Fisher are a leading timber and builder’s merchants and have a reputation for innovation and excellence within their field. The company believes in their people and strives to provide excellent and reliable service to their customers.

We wish to recruit temporary and permanent General** Operatives** to work in Sawmill and Roof Truss at our Head Office in Newry. This is for someone looking to learn and develop new skills that will equip them for a career within one of the UK and Ireland’s leading Independent merchants. These new positions also offer the opportunity to become full time and permanent.


Key responsibilities of a General Operative will include:

  • Laying out timber components
  • Pressing and stacking of roof trusses
  • Creating Posi and I Joists to fulfil orders
  • Ensuring timber components meet quality standards


Applications for the role of General Operative are invited from an individual who:

  • Has an ​interest in ​or ​experience ​with ​timber ​products or construction
  • Is Hard Working and willing to Learn
  • Is a Team Player, with a positive ‘Can Do’ attitude


The successful person will receive a competitive rate of pay plus fantastic benefits including:

  • Unlimited in-house training
  • Staff Discounts
  • Enrolment into the Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is Friday 19th April 2024

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