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Pallet Repairer/Sorter – Rainham, Greater London

Rainham, Greater London

The Scott Group is a high growth, leading industrial supplies organisation which provides a wide range of goods and services to industrial and manufacturing markets. With sites across the UK and in Europe, we combine the volume savings of a national organisation with the presence of a local supplier; leading the market through innovation, quality and service.

Scott Pallets is the largest operating division of Scott Group and is the UK’s largest, most successful pallet supplier. From whisky to construction, and packaging to chemicals, our pallets are used by businesses in every industrial sector throughout the UK, to safely and sustainably transport their goods throughout the global supply chain.

Job Purpose

We are looking for a Pallet Repairer and a Pallet Sorter to safely and accurately sort and grade reconditioned pallets in a timely manner and to the standard as laid down in the pallet design specification detailed by the customer.

To safely and accurately repair pallets/wood products in a timely manner, and to the standard as laid down in the works order and pallet design specification detailed by the customer.

Key Results areas and performance measures

  • Performance will be monitored in line with the company handbook, attendance and timekeeping policies and procedures and specific production targets.
  • Cooperate with ongoing training and development and participate in the company’s appraisal system.

Job Requirements

  • Complete the in-house training and will demonstrate competence in the safe use of the nail gun and will be conversant with the 10 nail gun safety rules
  • Understand the company’s risk assessments and safe systems of work associated with the use of nail guns and manual pallet production.
  • Understand pallet design specifications and work orders
  • Complete all necessary production paperwork which must be accurate, complete and legible


  • Ensure you achieve production targets as laid down by the company.
  • Manage down time of production/equipment and ensure procedures relating to down time are adhered to.
  • Carry out periodic checks throughout the shift to ensure targets are being achieved.
  • Work as part of the production team and follow reasonable requests from supervisors and Managers


  • Check production paperwork/PDS and work instructions before commencement of job
  • Check all timber sizes are correct before commencement of the job.
  • Construct first item then check against PDS to ensure correct construction.
  • Check accuracy of operation regularly as mistakes can’t always be corrected and are costly REMEMBER all quality failures are repaired by the originator.
  • Report any non-conforming timber and/or mistakes to your team leader


  • Complete, the ‘nail gun safety check sheet’ at the start and end of every shift.
  • Observe Risk assessments, Safe systems of work and PPE requirements at all times.
  • Respect the nail gun and ensure it is kept operationally safe, any misuse of machinery and equipment is gross misconduct and may result in dismissal.
  • Keep work bench/area clean and tidy at all times and clear up at the end of the shift
  • Work in a safe clean manner at all times.
  • NOT operate any nail gun if you feel it is unsafe to do so.
  • Report any issues or problems to your supervisor or Manager.


  • Comply with nail gun activities to ensure production schedules are achieved and that all plant is maintained to ensure maximum uptime.
  • Comply with Housekeeping initiatives to ensure production areas are kept in tidy and orderly fashion, including waste/scrap bins.
  • Cooperate in training and development activities.
  • You may be required at any time to perform any reasonable task outside the general provisions of this job description in the pursuance of good company practice or need.


  • Initiative & problem solving
  • Good all-round communication and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance
  • Decision making & judgment
  • Customer focus
  • Safety focus
  • Adaptable & flexible

To apply for this position please send your CV to

Job Summary


£8 per hour


Rainham, Greater London

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