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Woodworker IKEA

London, United Kingdom - Explore location Interior Design & Visual Merchandising Full Time

Job description

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IKEA It's so much more than a job !!!

IKEA Wembley are looking for a passionate carpenter to help bring their customer experience vision to life.

We have a vibrant culture where ideas are heard, where there is an opportunity to learn new skills, and where the goal is always to “create a better everyday life for the many”. We have a team of skillful interior designers, visual merchandisers and graphic designers who need the skills and expertise of an experienced craftsman to bring to life their concepts which can range from global or country directions to completely new ideas.

Contract hours: 39 hours, 5 days over 7 days, Monday to Friday however flexibility is required.
Shifts are generally 7:30 – 16:00
Shifts will be flexible to accommodate store projects and will include occasional night shift and weekend working.
Contract type: Permanent

Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talent to work every day and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family's everyday needs.

• 15% co-worker discount & I-Benefits discount portal helping you save €100’s on High Street retailers
• Free & Confidential Employee Assistance Program and Wellbeing Portal
• X3 Life Assurance, enhanced statutory pension contributions & interest free loans
• Holiday on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
• Family Friendly policies & benefits
• Commitment to your development throughout your IKEA career, starting on your first day
• Free parking and you can also enjoy a free hot or cold meal option every shift!

Do you have a passion for quality, craftmanship & home furnishing?

We are looking for someone who will be responsible for the carpentry solutions in store, you are part of a team but can work on your own prioritising & organising your work in order to make the most efficient use of time & meet agreed deadlines. You always have the customer at heart in everything you do.

• You have previous carpentry experience gained in a commercial business, ideally retail fit-out, the construction and building industry or from exhibition installations.
• Proven experience in carpentry and in the use of basic carpentry tools and equipment.
• Qualification in carpentry FAS, City & Guilds or equivalent preferable.
• You possess a broad range of handyman & carpentry skills, have a flexible approach and no task is too small for you.
• You have a willingness to learn and you are approachable and have a natural fast pace.
• You desire to seek out opportunities to make improvements in the way we work to increase quality and efficiency.


• Contributing to positioning the IKEA store as the first choice for home furnishing in your local market.
• Following work briefs agreed with colleagues to implement all store media, such as wall constructions, floor laying, painting, tiling and the building of complex furniture installations.
• Planning and ordering materials and resources, ensuring accurate costs are sought and agreed in order to maximise efficiency and minimise costs.
• Working with your colleagues to make sure the store is always in excellent shape

It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make great ideas a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognised for our diverse talents.

If you have any special requirements during the interview process, please let us know as soon as possible.

First step, please attach an updated CV with your application so we can get to know you better.
Second step, successful candidates will receive information about the next steps via email.

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