Production Operative




£9.50 per hour

Job Type:

Full Time, Permanent


39 hours per week

Role Overview

Company overview

You may not have heard of Whitemeadow before, but we’re sure you’ve sat on one of our sofas at some point! That’s because we supply high quality sofas and upholstered beds to the leading furniture retailers across the UK. Whitemeadow are also the largest privately owned manufacturer in the UK with sites in Sutton in Ashfield, Huthwaite and South Normanton.

Our mission at Whitemeadow is to constantly strive to lead in our industry, both in terms of product and people. We’re proud of the work we do and the people who work for us. First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and ways of working. This vision takes a multi-disciplined workforce, each with a ‘right first time’ attitude and skills that contribute to pushing us ahead of our competition.

Most companies exist to simply make and sell product. We’re different. We exist because we believe in inspiring, impressing and innovating.

Job Overview

Due to continued growth and success, we currently have opportunities across our manufacturing sites to work as part of a dependable team, contributing to the production of crafted upholstered furniture to the correct specification and quality standards, in a variety of Production roles.

The position plays a key role in our best-in-class products and is perfect for anyone who wants a varied and rewarding opportunity, in a physically active role in a fast-paced environment. Throughout your time, you will be supported with on-the-job training and development opportunities to further your career.

What You'll be Doing

  • Carrying out a wide range of duties involved in the manufacturing of crafted upholstered furniture from the receipt of raw materials to the despatch of the finished product
  • Ensuring high quality standards in all that you do, working across various departments which include but are not limited to, goods in, inspection, cushion filling, packaging, and despatch
  • Maintaining and promoting safe working standards with an absolute commitment to your own and others’ safety

What We're Looking For

  • Someone with the desire to work in a fast-paced Furniture Manufacturing site and develop your skills
  • Someone who takes pride in what they do and have a ‘right first time’ mentality
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work both as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Flexibility to work across several areas within the manufacturing units
  • Someone prepared to do a variety of tasks in order to meet production performance requirements
  • Embrace a diverse range of operational tasks and show flexibility to use your skills to support business needs

What you'll get in return

In return you will receive, 30 days holiday per year, voluntary overtime paid at a premium rate, life assurance, guaranteed hours, days, staff discount, high street discount scheme, formal and informal training opportunities, good welfare facilities and other employee benefits and opportunities to enable you to fulfil your potential.

In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries-this could see you progressing within various areas of the business. The one thing you can be sure of is that is you can have an exciting and varied career at Whitemeadow, where only you set the boundaries to your success.

If you want to be the best you can and be involved in crafting innovative products that people are proud to own, then apply at