Production Operative

NUA Manufacturing is leading the innovation revolution in modern methods of construction for Ireland’s homes of tomorrow. We are changing the game, bringing ground-breaking technologies to our industry to supply more homes of a higher standard to meet demand.

Our people, our expertise and our cutting-edge manufacturing technology, thinking and techniques for fabricating timber frames and light gauge steel drives our ambition to lead the market and set new standards in home construction.

We are currently recruiting for a number of Production Operatives for our state of the art Manufacturing Facility in Carlow.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Working in a team to complete the construction of Light Gauge Steel frame wall panels, floor trusses and floor joists
  • Working on multiple jobs to achieve and exceed quality and delivery requirements
  • Constantly improving and exceeding quality of delivered units
  • Ensuring tasks carried out in line with the information provided


  • Previous experience in Light Gauge Steel an advantage but not essential
  • Experience using hand tools and basic metal working or other relevant practical experience
  • Experience of working on general construction and/ or manufacturing
  • Good communication skills
  • Good attention to detail and ‘get it right first time’ attitude
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Able to use initiative and solve problems


  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Excellent onsite facilities
  • Free parking onsite
  • L&D programmes for career development

NUA Manufacturing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates from all sections of the community. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the recruitment process, please notify the Talent Acquisition team by contacting