Careers at Jacksons Fencing

Fettler & Powder Coating Operative

Job Title: Fettler / Powder Coating Operative  

Reporting to: Metal Production Manager

Location: Ashford Head Office

Hours: 8am – 5.30pm, plus overtime (if required), 4 hours alternate Saturdays.

The Company:

Jacksons Fencing is a family business that was established in 1947.  Set in the heart of the Kent countryside, Jacksons' mission from the outset has been to deliver outstanding quality across every aspect of the business. Across three sites we employ over 270 people in the design, manufacture and installation of timber and steel fencing and gates.

Key Tasks, Responsibilities and Team Targets:

The role is based at our manufacturing facility in Stowting near Ashford.  This important position will suit an intelligent, reliable and energetic individual able to balance quality of work with quantity of output.  It is a role that can be varied but showing initiative and passion is key.  Experience is not essential, as full training will be provided.

  • You must be able to work as part of the team to ensure it meets daily targets and other agreed objectives.
  • The job entails lifting, cleaning, grinding and filing of galvanised steel products to a high standard prior to the powder coating process along with other powder coating plant tasks.
  • Attention to detail and a positive approach to delivering a quality product are key attributes that we are seeking.
  • Practice good housekeeping and ensure that all daily checks are carried out while keeping working areas tidy. 
  • Work safely, to protect yourself and others, ensuring that Company and Statutory Health and Safety, COSHH and Environmental requirements are met, including specific responsibilities relating to the team’s activities.
  • Carry out various tasks sometimes under pressure to tight deadlines.                                                                           
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of the team, helping to reduce errors, waste and reduce cost.  In-turn giving job satisfaction and helping make us more efficient.
  • Being part of the Jacksons team, this role may include work in other areas to meet the company’s needs and other ad-hoc tasks may be requested by direct line managers. 

    Due to location of the office, own transport is essential

    Jacksons Fencing is an equal opportunity employer

    To apply please email your CV and details to:


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