Crafting Excellence Together: Join the Ooznest Team!

At Ooznest, we’re more than just a company selling mechanical components; we’re a team dedicated to providing solutions that power projects across various industries. If you have a passion for precision and commitment to quality and exceptional customer satisfaction, we’re looking for you.

We Are

Joining Ooznest means embracing a mindset where ‘Can Do’ isn’t just a slogan, it’s our way of work. You’ll be part of a close-knit unit dedicated to fostering a culture of involvement, innovation, and excellence. Our team doesn’t just tackle challenges—we redefine them, breaking new ground with our unique approaches.

Your Role

At Ooznest we are supporting an ambitious community, from researchers developing new technologies to businesses optimizing their operations, and hobbyists bringing their ideas to life. With your help, we will enable our customers to find just what they need, whether it is a standard product or a customised solution.

We Offer

Join a workplace that is built on teamwork and the belief that everyone’s work is important. We’re committed to a clear, honest workplace that empowers you to make a real difference and shape the future. Our culture celebrates the initiative and values creative problem-solving, rewarding the fresh ideas that move us forward.

Our Story, Your Future

Ooznest’s unique name is a nod to our roots and our unwavering commitment to the community of makers. Our growth is a collaborative effort, shaped by the energy and creativity of our team members from the beginning to the present, and into the future. If you’re eager to be part of a team where the ‘Can Do’ attitude is fundamental, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our collective journey.

Latest Opportunities ⇓

Production Assembly Operative – Full Time

Join Our Dynamic Fulfilment Team – Craft, Customise, and Despatch with Excellence!

Are you driven by precision and want a hands-on role?
If, so, we’re looking for a proactive, detail-oriented individual ready to excel with us, creating and despatching quality products.

Who we are:
We’re more than just a company selling products; we’re a team dedicated to providing solutions that power projects through our aluminium extrusion systems, mechanical parts, customisation services, and components kits.
Our fulfilment team is at the heart of operations, ensuring every order is crafted, customised, and despatched to meet our high standards and our customers’ expectations.

Our team is not just a group of employees; we’re a close-knit unit, with a ‘can-do’ attitude dedicated to fostering a culture of involvement, innovation, and excellence.

Contract:

Full time, permanent

Hours:

Monday – Friday 8.00-4.30pm

Salary:

£24,000 – £26,000 pa

Location:

Brentwood, CM14 5TA

Benefits:

Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays

Additional Christmas shutdown paid days

Pension scheme

Free on-site parking

Your Role:
As a Production Assembly Operative you will find yourself immersed in a variety of tasks – each day promising something new. From meticulously assembling a components, customising aluminium extrusions, to ensuring our products are despatched on time and in perfect condition. This role is not just a job; it’s an opportunity to grow, refine skills, and make an impact on our company and customers.

Join us if you are:

  • Enthusiastic about contributing to a cohesive team effort
  • Proactive and ready to take on new challenges
  • Detail-oriented with a passion for precision
  • An excellent team player, ready to support and elevate your peers
  • Looking for a role with variety and potential for personal development

We Offer:

  • A collaborative and supportive work environment
  • A diverse range of tasks to keep you engaged and learning
  • The opportunity to develop a broad skill set in manufacturing and despatch
  • The satisfaction of being part of a team that takes pride in delivering excellence

Ready to Make a Mark?
If you’re keen on the idea of rolling up your sleeves and getting involved in all aspects of our unique business, we would love to hear from you to become our next Production Assembly Operative.

Responsibilities

Some of the daily responsibilities you might undertake are:

  • Component Assembly: Efficiently assemble components, adhering to specific build-time standards while ensuring the highest quality.
  • Machine Operation: Skilfully operate auto-bagging machinery to sort large volumes of small parts with precision.
  • Adherence to Specifications: Accurately understand and follow work instructions and specifications outlined in work instruction sheets.
  • Packaging Preparation: Meticulously prepare packaging to guarantee the perfect condition of items during despatch.
  • Quality Control: Proactively identify and report any production discrepancies or errors to maintain our high standards.
  • Customisation Machinery Operation: Handle machinery adeptly for processing custom orders to meet client specifications.
  • Finishing Work: Utilize hand tools for detailed finishing work on materials, ensuring excellence in final presentation.
  • Workspace Maintenance: Consistently keep work areas organized, clean, and conducive to productive operations.

Team Member Qualities

We are looking for a candidate who embodies the following qualities:

  • Exceptional Attention to Detail: Upholds high standards of quality in every task to ensure excellence in production.
  • Precision and Accuracy: Delivers high production output with minimal waste through meticulous work.
  • Manual Dexterity: Skilled in using machinery, hand tools, and handling small components with ease.
  • Methodical and Organized: Applies a systematic approach to assembly tasks and stays organized to meet deadlines consistently.
  • Effective Communication: Collaborates and communicates effectively within our tight-knit team to optimise output and resolve challenges.
  • Proactive and Versatile: Demonstrates a can-do attitude, readily tackling a variety of tasks as needed.
  • Strong Work Ethic: Shows a relentless drive for success and commitment to achieving goals with high-quality work.
  • Health and Safety Awareness: Prioritizes a safe working environment, understanding and respecting safety protocols.

How to Apply:

  1. Read the Recruitment Pack download for full details of the role and application process. 
  2. Download a copy of the Application Form and complete all sections
  3. Email a signed copy of the Application form to recruitment@ooznest.co.uk

Closing Date: Monday 10th June 2024

Downloads:

Recruitment Pack
(containing: Full Job Description + Person Specification + Additional Information)

Application Form (Word)

Application Form (PDF)

Stay Ahead with Us!

At Ooznest, we’re always on the lookout for passionate and talented individuals to join our dynamic team. While you may not find the perfect role for you listed right now, new opportunities are always on the horizon.

  • Keep an Eye Out: We post all new opportunities on this page, so check back often to find roles that could be a perfect match for your skills and aspirations. 
  • Explore More: Learn more about our company culture, values, and what makes Ooznest a great place to work by visiting our About Us page.
  • Connect With Us: Follow us on [LinkedIn/Twitter/Other Social Media] for the latest company news, industry insights, and career opportunities.

Your next big opportunity could be just around the corner. Check back soon, or better yet, leave us your contact information, and we’ll reach out to you when something that fits your unique skill set comes up.

Thank you for considering Ooznest as your next potential employer. We can’t wait to see what we can achieve together.