Trainee Frame Assemblers (Permanent), South Normanton

Monday – Thursday: 5:45am – 2:30pm / Friday: 5:45am – 11:45am

£8.91 per hour

Derbyshire, South Normanton

Full Time, No Experience Required, Permanent

Labourer, Logistics & Warehousing, Manufacturing, Quality Checking



THIS ROLE IS PERMANENT – Earning potential over £28K per year

Essential Recruitment is working in partnership with a leading upholstery company called Whitemeadow Furniture, who are seeking Trainee Frame Assemblers.

Whitemeadow Furniture exist to create market-leading upholstered beds, sofas chairs and stools, which customers are proud to own and our people are proud to make.
Our team is diverse and dynamic, each with a different set of skills, all of which contribute to pushing us ahead of our competition.
Our products are displayed in lots of major retailers across the UK and Europe, and are then loved for years to come within the homes of so many customers.

Your role will be hands-on in the collating of wooden components, for the physical assembly of the frame, ready to handover to the upholstery team. As part of a product production line, you’ll be working within a team of various expertise, with each individual playing an important role in the output of the final end product.



  • Be able to work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Be able to heavy lift products.



  • Permanent job!
  • 30 days holiday per year.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Access to discount schemes.
  • Access to Employee Assist Programme.
  • Salary sacrifice schemes.
  • Opportunities to enable you to fulfil your potential.

What’s it like to work at Whitemeadow? See a sneak peek here! 


  • Report to the Production Supervisor.
  • Be responsible for crafting sold timber frames.
  • Assemble wooden components into frames for upholstery.
  • Using staple guns and a variety or pneumatic and hand-held woodwork hand tools.
  • Ensure quality standards are met.



  • Monday – Thursday: 5:45am – 2:30pm
  • Friday: 5:45am – 11:45am
  • 39 hours paid weekly.



  • £8.91 per hour (when you move on to piece work you could earn an average of £13.83 per hour = Over £28K per year!!)

**Please note the salary would be a gradual progression depending your skill at that point**


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