Apprentice Machinist

Type: Apprentice
Region: Yorkshire and The Humber

As an Apprentice Wood Machinist at Shackletons, you will undergo comprehensive training to develop the skills necessary for precision woodworking and machining. Under the guidance of experienced professionals, you will contribute to the production of high-quality furniture components while learning essential techniques and safety practices.


Machinery Operation:

  • Learning to operate and maintain woodworking machinery, including saws, planers, and routers.
  • Executing machining processes to produce wooden components according to design specifications.

Material Preparation:

  • Assisting in the preparation of raw materials, including cutting wood pieces.
  • Learning to interpret technical drawings and specifications for accurate material processing.

Quality Assurance:

  • Participating in quality control procedures to ensure finished wood components meet established standards.
  • Collaborating with the quality control team to address and rectify any identified issues.

Safety Compliance:

  • Adhering to safety protocols and guidelines for woodworking machinery operation.
  • Develop an understanding of regulatory and safety requirements in wood machining.


  • Working closely with experienced wood machinists and other team members to contribute to the overall production process.
  • Seeking guidance and feedback to enhance machining skills and efficiency.
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