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Graduate Production Assistant

East Midlands, Northamptonshire
Degree Discipline & Classification
Educated to The Graduate standard
UCAS Points
Job Ref
TGR 1964

About Our Client

The client specialises in high quality timber engineered Roof Trusses, Floor Joists (both Ecojoists and JJI Joists) and Glulam Beams.

The business started in 1986, and has continued to grow steadily since we formed our sister company in 1997 to focus on the manufacture of roof trusses and floor joists. We are proud to supply house builders, commercial property developers, architects and contractors nationally as well as regionally and locally. The success of the business is built on the trust of our customers and the personal commitment of our outstanding people. The dedication of everyone who works here to customer satisfaction and quality, from design to delivery, is unrivalled, and includes:

  • Dedicated Customer Service Contacts and Ongoing Technical Support
  • Market Leading Design Team
  • Research and Innovation-Led Product Development
  • Commercially Efficient, Professionally Engineered Solutions
  • Ongoing Investment in Infrastructure, Design and Manufacturing Processes
  • Four Large Manufacturing Facilities in Northamptonshire, Wales and Essex
  • In House Delivery Fleet
  • Pro-Active Environmental Programme to Meet Green Manufacturing Targets


Roles & Responsibilities

To provide administrative support in order to maximise manufacturing throughputs and efficiencies, whilst ensuring that orders are planned to be in the factory and ready to deliver to the customers on promised date.

  • Ensure production schedule is optimised to maximise throughput
  • Communicating the schedule to operations, and resolving conflicting priorities
  • Communicate any issues in not meeting the schedule to the Head of Production
  • Distribute revised schedules to all necessary parties
  • Receiving and answering delivery queries from sites
  • Printing and collating factory manufacture sheets
  • Understand the basics of the production process
  • Liaise between Design, Production admin and Factory

Skills Required

  • Great attention to detail
  • Educated to degree level in any subject related to science or maths within last 3 years
  • Have a drive and enthusiasm
  • Have an aptitude for problem solving
  • Comfortable working with numbers
  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal) at all times
  • Excellent standard of IT skills/ Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (specifically Excel and Word)
  • Customer focused
  • Organised and calm under pressure



  • Pension
  • Free Parking
  • Death in service
  • Discount scheme


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