We’re proud of our team at H.L Perfitt who use their 450 years of combined experience in stonemasonry to create bespoke monumental, burial and cremation memorials, as well as kitchen worktops and limestone bathrooms.
We’re looking for someone to join our kitchens team. Using various manual and equipment-driven processes, you’ll work with accuracy and pride to produce beautiful stone kitchen worktops. You will also support the fitting of worktops on-site, where you’ll positively represent H.L Perfitt in client’s homes.
- Prepare and produce kitchen worktops (and other fabrications) to specification
- Use different types of equipment, large machinery and manual methods during production (including cutting, polishing, grinding, shaping, etc.)
- Fit (and remove) kitchen worktops on location to a high standard, taking steps to protect and respect the client’s premises
- Ensure safe working practices at all times
As you’ll be working with stone, it’s wise to expect some heavy manual handling exposure in the role.
The Ideal Candidate
- A hands-on and practical approach to work
- Effective interpersonal skills, able to communicate with internal stakeholders and clients / customers
- Team-player who is also able to work independently on their own initiative
- Attention to detail
- Commitment to working safely
- Full UK driving license
Previous experience of working with stone and / or in kitchen fabrication and fitting would be great, but not essential as full training will be provided. The successful candidate would also ideally hold a CSCS card.
Some of our fitting jobs are further afield so the successful candidate should be comfortable with travel and occasional overnight stays.
Alongside a competitive salary, we also offer enhanced employer pension contribution and holiday entitlement, as well as our colleague discount scheme (including 10% off in our Foodstores) – these are just a few benefits of working for us! Full details can be viewed on the ‘Colleague benefits’ section of our website.
You will benefit from our award-winning training helping you to achieve your true potential. Should you have your sights on career progression in the future, we’ve supported lots of our colleagues through Apprenticeship and other learning & development programmes.
We understand the importance of balancing work commitments with other activities and responsibilities, which is why we are happy to offer flexible working. We are always looking to find the right solutions to suit our colleagues and the business. Please indicate your availability within your application.
About the Company
H.L Perfitt form part of the East of England Co-op’s diverse portfolio of businesses.
As a co-op we’re a different type of business. We’re owned by our members and we work for the benefit of people and our communities, not just for profit. We’re driven by our democratic values which are based around being fair, doing the right thing and caring for all those we deal with. This includes our customers, our suppliers, our environment and each other.
We expect colleagues who work with us to share these values. We’re still a business and we work in a very competitive area so it’s still important that we’re efficient and work to the highest professional standards.
We’ve been able to achieve success for over 150 years because of our people and we encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds; you reflect the communities we serve! If you would like to join us on the next part of our journey, please follow the instructions on how to apply.
COVID-19 Recruitment Statement
Our colleague’s health and wellbeing is our priority and we have taken all reasonable steps to protect our teams in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whilst we have a number of measures in place to make our workplaces COVID-secure, applicants should be aware that the vast majority of our vacancies are for customer-facing roles. Whilst you are not obliged to share the details of any health conditions as part of your application, we would encourage you to consider any Government guidance which might apply to you. The latest advice for clinically vulnerable and clinically extremely vulnerable people can be found here (https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus).
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