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Our Business

Selwood are one of the only UK companies to manufacture our own pump range for both sale and hire. Our range includes world leading pumps for handling solids, self-priming and environmental clean-up, The flexibility, reliability, and longevity of our pumps have ensured the Selwood name is synonymous with quality.

We are an innovative business with a cutting-edge approach to customer service, product development, manufacture and quality with a pedigree spanning seven decades. Our ever-growing business is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

This is an exciting time to join Selwood as we drive our business forward and build on a foundation of over 70 year’s success within our industry. We are committed to ensuring our staff have the right skills, knowledge & experience to deliver to our customers, as well as creating career paths to help develop, retain, and motivate them.

About The Role

We currently have an opportunity to join our Pump Sales and Manufacturing team as a Finishing Technician, based on site at our Chandler’s Ford branch.

This is a hands-on manual role, to prepare pump assemblies for internal and external Customers within recognised timescales.

You’ll be following engineering drawings to specification in order to dress finished assemblies by cleaning and adding decals, vacuum and water testing and preparing finished goods for pre-delivery inspection. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Follow method statements and standard operating procedures to ensure correct PPE is always worn, and SDS (Safety Data Sheets) including COSH data sheets are always followed.
  • Ensure that any deviation from Finishing procedures is made known to the Production Management team so that suitable corrective action can be carried out.
  • Follow engineering drawings for the application of decals to finished pump units.
  • Update the production plan daily to ensure management can track pump locations in the finishing department.
  • Pack and wrap as required all additional pump parts required i.e., bauers etc.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities to maximise output and quality.
  • Ensure all fuel has been removed from finished pump units following test completion in preparation for shipment to Customers.
  • Dressing of completed units prior to delivery.
  • Complete any minor paint damage touch ups as and when required to ensure Pump units meet specifications prior to PDI (pre-delivery) Inspections.
  • Work with Stores shipping team once completed pump units are ready for shipping.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Basic Microsoft Excel skills, with the ability to prepare and write detailed reports.
  • Keen attention to detail, ensuring information is 100 percent accurate 100 percent of the time.
  • Proven ability to plan and organise, problem solve and achieve results for self and the team.
  • Confident clear communication skills, in all situations both internal and external.
  • Establish cohesive working relationships with production and warehouse stakeholders with effective communication and agreed common goals.

Please note, Selwood provides the necessary PPE and workwear needed for this role.

What we can offer you

We understand balancing work and life commitments isn’t always easy, that’s why we’ve designed our benefits package to support you in all areas of life.

  • Competitive salary
  • Enhanced overtime pay (for additional hours and call outs)
  • Medicash Scheme – medical expenses scheme (access to 24hour online GP services)
  • Pension scheme with contribution based on total earnings not just salary
  • 24 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Increasing annual leave entitlement with long service
  • Support for development and training
  • Employee assistance programme (EAP) & access to Mental Health first aiders
  • Employee discount scheme (discounts/vouchers for supermarkets, high street shops, holidays and more)
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Free on-site parking


This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.


EDI Statement

Workdry International Ltd is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

We value transparency, respecting others and understanding differences. We give full and fair consideration to all applicants, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. 

As part of your recruitment journey, we are happy to support requests for reasonable adjustments.

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