Hours: 15 to 40 flexible/casual 
Pay: above minimum. 
Temporary, until just before Christmas 2017. 

We are currently looking for a Studio/Workshop Assistant to assist in the manufacture of polystyrene products for visual display and industry. We are a nationally recognised firm, established over 45 years ago. Our customers include leading high street department stores, Film companies, set designers, photographic studios, and exhibitions. The main elements of the job will involve keeping the studio and warehouse clean and tidy, packing and preparing orders for delivery, and assisting in the production of our standard products. There will be some basic computer / admin work from time to time. The successful candidate will be practical, with methodical, tidy working practices, able to identify and work with hand tools, and be a non smoker. In addition they should have basic computer skills. The position would suit someone in the Cardiff area due to the variety and duration of hours to be worked, which will sometimes include short hours at short notice.


Job Specification:

The successful candidate will undertake all aspects of studio, workshop and warehouse tasks as requested, providing support and help to the team. As well as some basic office admin work It should be noted that this specification is not an exhaustive list and that duties will change from time to time to reflect the changing demands of the business.

Duties will include:

  • Ensuring the studio, warehouse and tools are clean, tidy and in good order • Unloading goods and manoeuvring stock • Assisting in the production of products • Packing orders for delivery •Answering the telephone and taking messages when required & Basic admin

Person Specification


  • Practical
  • Dextrous
  • Neat, tidy and organised
  • Able to use hand tools
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Flexible approach and attitude towards work
  • Able to prioritise workload
  • Willingness to learn
  • Helpful and polite
  • Non-smoker

Experience/ Qualifications


  • GCSE Art or equivalent experience. Or GCSE Product Design / CDT etc.. or equivalent experience 
  • Experience of working with wood, metal or plastic

Desirable – But NOT essential:

  • A-level/foundation art or relevant experience. 
  • Carpentry experience. 
  • Painting/decorating experience. 
  • GCSE Technical drawing or relevant experience 
  • Basic experience of Microsoft Office and Corel Draw, or equivalent packages 
  • Studio photography (not essential) 

Please send your CV, along with cover letter and two references: 

email: jobs@grahamsweetstudios.co.uk. Please mark the subject line "Studio/Workshop assistant".
or by post: 
For the private and personal attention of Graham Sweet 
Graham Sweet Studios 
Unit 7, Gabalfa Workshops 
Clos Menter 
Western Avenue 
CF14 3AY 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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