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Woodworker/Workshop Assistant




Dakota Irish

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Job Description:

Dakota Irish are an Irish based, family run online retailer and tabletop gaming craft company.

The world of tabletop gaming and accessories is an exciting, fun & passionate collective & we work hard to bring high quality products to global markets. Working from our base in Graiguenamanagh Co. Kilkenny, we work hard among the sawdust, dog treats, product & shipping boxes to ensure we deliver joy to each one of our customers. And we enjoy ourselves while doing it!

Due to growth within the business we are now actively seeking the below opportunities to support us and continue to service our dedicated customer base, supporting further growth in 2021.

If not familiar with the world of Tabletop gaming/Dungeons & Dragons, you will have an interest in learning about the culture & understanding the community behind this area of entertainment.

Must be comfortable with dogs as we are a dog friendly work environment and have a resident doggo onsite.

*During the current pandemic, accommodations have been made to ensure we are compliant with all requirements to work safely under current restrictions.

Role: Woodworker/Workshop Assistant

This role is a key position in the daily running of the business. You will have previous experience in a workshop environment & have worked with wood in the past. You will love working with wood & have pride in your work. You will enjoy creating wood products for sale & enjoy working with the MD who is very hands on with regard to the hand-crafted products.

Your day to day duties would involve the following:

Create woodworking products as directed by the MD
Manage workshop parts & wood stock
Work and manage CNC machine
Maintain a clean and tidy workshop
Have a high attention to detail
Excellent attention to quality!
Good time management when creating wood orders
Process management – manage your workflow and prioritise accordingly
Attend conventions and other event
Our ideal team mate would have:

Experience with woodworking as essential. You do not need to hold any particular carpentry qualifications however you should absolutely understand how to use woodworking tools and be comfortable using them daily.
Be physically able to use the tools in the workshop while being able to lift, bend and be physically able to work in a busy workshop environment.
Existing experience within a busy workshop/crafting shop helpful but not essential
Experience with power tools is a definite requirement


Permanent / Full-time

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