General Operative (Assembly)

Newton Aycliffe


At the heart of Life Kitchens lies two essential divisions – Panel Production and Assembly. This collaboration, intertwined with our core PWS business, exemplifies our commitment to delivering a seamless kitchen experience directly from a single, reliable source. It's the synergy of cutting-edge technology, masterful bespoke craftsmanship, and most importantly, our dedicated team of professionals that positions Life Kitchens at the forefront of the industry. We pride ourselves on a service that's not just market-leading, but also deeply rooted in the passion and expertise of our people, who are the true cornerstone of our success.

 The Assembly Operator (Kitchens) is responsible for efficiently preparing and packing cabinets, ensuring their quality meets our high standards. This involves precise drilling, fitting hinges, and preparing drawers for quick assembly. The operator manages the workflow to optimize production line efficiency, adhering to schedules and prioritizing urgent orders. They ensure cabinets are perfectly square, doors and drawers are evenly fitted, mechanisms function smoothly, and fasciae are flawless. The role is crucial for our quality management, ensuring products are built and dressed to delight our customers. Continuous liaison with other departments and thorough inspection of components for any imperfections are integral to this position, always following safety protocols and maintaining equipment.


The General Operator (Assembly) will work within a team on multiple production lines. The production lines produce fully finished cabinets from internally produced pre-drilled panels through to fully packaged ready for delivery.

The role is to operate within strict quality control tolerances to meet the high quality we pride ourselves in as a business.

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full-time, permanent

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