Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…


We have an exciting opportunity for Factory Operatives to join us within Vistry Works at our brand new East Midlands Factory in Coalville, Leicester. In this role, you will be working as part of a team in our Timber Frame Factory, producing timber frame panels for housebuilding in accordance with production schedules. You will have the opportunity to rotate amongst various work stations, handling the timber frame from delivery to finished product.


This role will operate from Monday to Friday on a 7am to 3pm shift.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Additional monthly productivity bonus
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • No formal qualifications are necessary; however, a flexible approach and a willingness to learn and work within any stage of the production line is essential
  • You may have already worked in a production environment, achieving production deadlines and working to robust targets
  • You have an ability to work under your own initiative and take instruction from your Supervisor to complete all reasonable tasks as required
  • Ideally, you will have previous manufacturing experience and are comfortable working within a factory environment, preferably with experience in the timber frame industry
  • You will be competent with pneumatic hand tooling, using a tape measure and all manual handling
  • You will be comfortable working as part of a larger team and will always be willing to support others where required
  • You will have excellent attention to detail, ensuring that all panels are produced to the quality required to be delivered to our sites to be erected

More about the Factory Operative role…

  • You will be working on a semi-automated manufacturing line, producing open panel timber frame wall units using Weinman specialist carpentry machinery
  • You will have the opportunity to rotate around various departments gaining new knowledge and skills; this will involve cutting materials, inserting thermal insulation into pre-fabricated wall panels, stapling, inserting lifting straps, fitting plasterboard and wrapping finished product ready for transportation

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…


We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes, and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.



Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Bardon II Unit 2,Victoria Road, Coalville, LE67 1FA

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