Benbow Group Ltd

1 Minerva Way |
Brunel Industrial Estate
Newton Abbot |
Devon |
TQ12 4PJ |

Tel: 01626 883400 |
Email: [email protected] |

Equal Opportunities

The Benbow Group is an Equal Opportunities employer. Our future success in a highly competitive world depends on our employees and the development of their skills and abilities.
It is our aim that there shall be equal opportunities in this organisation. There will be no discrimination on grounds of sex, marital status, colour or race, which is not permitted by law; or on any other grounds, including disability or age, unless it is necessary to ensure the job is done effectively and safely.
Any recruitment opportunities listed on this website are done so according to this policy.

Recruitment Opportunities

CAD Draughtsman/ Setter Out:
The Benbow Group Ltd are looking to employ a Shopfitting/ Joinery Setter Out/ Draughtsperson to join our current team working on various prestigious shopfitting projects throughout the UK and Ireland for some of the UK’s top retailers and international watch brands.

The successful applicant should:

  • Have a bench joinery background.
  • Be able to work competently and efficiently with AutoCAD.
  • Be capable of producing full size working/ manufacturing drawings for the high-quality bespoke joinery items that we typically manufacture.
  • Produce manufacturing cutting lists from the drawings.
  • Produce detailed requisitions for the Chief Buyer to order in purchase items such as glass, stone, and ironmongery.
  • Have good organisation and communication skills.
  • Be able to work accurately and practically to meet deadline dates.
  • Have the ability to resolve challenges quickly with an awareness of cost implications.

A full UK driver’s license would be preferred but not essential.

The role is office based which is located alongside our manufacturing facility in Newton Abbot, Devon, within easy walking distance of the town centre and bus/train stations.

We offer competitive rates of pay with increased rates for overtime, company pension scheme and a potential profit related bonus.

Candidates should apply in writing to [email protected] with an up-to-date CV for consideration.

Bench Joiners:
We are seeking experienced Joiners to join our team based in our modern factory in Newton Abbot, working on high class projects for some of the most prestigious clients and brands throughout the UK and internationally.

39 hours per week.
Working hours – 07:30am to 16:15pm Monday to Thursday. 15:15pm finish on Fridays.
30 days holiday per annum including bank holidays.
Life Cover.
Company pension scheme.
Start date: TBC

The role would suit experienced joiners looking to work on high quality joinery projects and successful candidates will have excellent attention to detail, good working knowledge of traditional and modern joinery techniques and be a strong team player.

The role will encompass but not be restricted to the following tasks:
Making and fitting all types of joinery, for example; Cabinets/Drawers/Benches/Desktops/Displays/Signs/Frames/Showcases.
Interpreting and reading manufacturing drawings (CAD drawings) in order to ensure project success.
To attend all training required to maintain necessary certifications.
To maintain company image at all times.

Job type – Full time, Permanent

Salary: £28,500.00 to £35,000.00 per year + Potential Bonus

Contracts Manager:
We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Contracts Manager with a practical joinery background to join our team, predominantly working  on projects within the luxury jewellery and prestige watches retail sector.

The role would suit a candidate looking for a career in the shop fitting industry who enjoys visiting different areas of the UK and working on high end projects. The candidate will have strong attention to detail, a good knowledge of construction drawings, site management experience and have a proven track record of building exceptional client relationships.

The successful candidate will have great time management and organisation skills, be a strong team player and have experience in the construction sector.

Competitive rate of pay + Company Car + Potential Bonus
Working hours – As required for site (Core office hours 08:30am – 17:00pm Monday to Friday)
30 days holiday per annum including bank holidays
Life cover
Health cover
Company pension scheme
The position is based in Newton Abbot, Devon

Duties and Responsibilities:
The role will encompass but not be restricted to the following tasks.

  •  To attend client meetings throughout the UK.
  • To manage contracts to completion, including but not limited to reviewing site drawings, managing site files, maintaining & reviewing project schedules, organising labour and subcontractors.
  • To liaise with works managers and Setter Outs including interpreting and reading drawings in order to ensure project success.
  • To maintain the company’s image and promote the highest standard of work output.

If you feel that you have the skills and qualities that we are looking for then we would be pleased to receive your up-to-date CV and covering email to [email protected]

Site Fixers/ Foreman :
We have vacancies for Site Fixers/ Site Supervisor/Foreman roles, to join our installation team in fitting out high end bespoke joinery projects around the UK and Ireland.

This is a full time Monday to Friday role with some weekend work and overtime as required to meet project deadlines. Occasional night work may also be necessary for some of our retail fit outs.

Successful applicants must:
Have good experience in joinery and carpentry.
Hold a valid CSCS card.
Be willing to travel.
Be flexible on working hours – occasional night work and weekend work may be required.
Be hard working, reliable, trustworthy and have a positive attitude towards co-workers and clients.
Have a good eye for detail and pride in producing quality work.
A full UK driving licence would be an advantage but not a necessity.

We offer competitive rates of pay (negotiable dependent upon experience and qualifications) + Potential Bonus
If you feel that you have the qualities that we are looking for, then we would be pleased to receive your up-to-date CV and covering email to [email protected]

Apprenticeship schemes are very much part of the culture here at The Benbow Group and it is worth noting that nearly all of our current Board of Directors, Contracts managers, and Draughtsmen started their careers as apprentices, whether that be as a Joiner, Metalworker or Technician.

Our next intake for new apprentices will be in July 2023, so if this is something that interests you please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected] or by post/hand delivery to our office address.