Cabinet Maker

Full time, Barr Group HQ

Barr Group is a design-led company, consisting of Barr Build, Barr Kitchens and Barr Joinery. Our purpose is to bring exceptional design-led projects to life, whether high-end construction contracts or detailed cabinetry commissions. Our Barr Joinery skilled bench cabinet makers play a key role in the overall Barr Group offering, expertly manufacturing hand and machine crafted pieces designed to our client’s and design collaborators’ exact requirements.

Package and benefits:

  • Competitive salary (in line with your skill level and experience).
  • Company pension.
  • Individualised training, tailored specifically to the role.
  • Potential career progression, as the organisation grows.
  • Barr Group social and wellbeing programme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Electric vehicle acquisition support scheme.

The Role:

Barr Joinery are looking for an experienced, highly skilled, self-motivated, passionate cabinet maker to join our close-knit team. This individual will be responsible for manufacturing bespoke cabinetry and kitchen commissions to the very highest standard. We need someone with at least two years’ experience, with additional knowledge of cutting list compilation, machinery operational skills and creative problem-solving. This is a workshop-based role, but there would also be time spent on-site and working with the design studio and management team.

About Barr Joinery:

Barr Joinery are a precision cabinetry manufacturer based on a farm site just outside Thame, where we operate from a 200m2 workshop and design studio. We work to the commissions of architects and designers, translating their creative vision into manufacturing drawings, and from there to reality. We also design and manufacture for residential and commercial clients directly; working with them to develop their vision and bring it to life. We are proud to have worked with some of the UK’s most influential interior designers and architects, as well as high-profile clients and brands, over recent years. Our exciting commissions often involve a high level of technical detailing and require mixed materials capability.

Skills and requirements:

  • At least two years’ experience in the manufacture of bespoke fitted cabinetry or equivalent.
  • Ability to draw on experience to guide and inform decisions during the manufacturing process.
  • Demonstrate accurate measurements and work accurately from technical drawings.
  • Complete jobs to an exceptionally high standard.
  • Produce cutting sheets.
  • Working in a tidy conscientious manner, alone and as part of a team.
  • Ensure all works are carried out to the relevant health and safety legislation, working in a confident, safe manner using the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided.
  • Willingness to undertake any similar duties, as required by the workshop manager.

Personal attributes:

  • Good organisational skills.
  • Energy and enthusiasm.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.


  • Must have own vehicle and driver's license.
  • Must be over 21 years old.
  • In the first instance, please send your CV and covering letter to

More about careers with Barr Group:

We are looking for individuals who want to be a part of something bigger than just a construction company. The Barr Group are a "work family", who support each other and operate as a team. Our mantra is to "always build better" and every member of the organisation contributes to achieving this goal.

We are privileged to work on exciting design-led projects, with positive, challenging, supportive work environments, individualised training programs and a wealth of opportunities for future career progression.

At Barr Group we work hard and play hard. Because we all work in different places, we try to get together as much as possible. As well as after-work drinks meetups, the Barr Group social calendar includes a Tough Mudder, team bowling, a summer family BBQ, Junkyard Golf, karting and lots more. We also run company wellness sessions, a weekly HIT class and Tuesday night footy!

If you are interested in a career with Barr Group we would very much like to hear from you. Please send your CV, along with covering email to

Think this could be the role for you...

Barr Group Social Events
At Barr Group we work hard and play hard. Because we are based across multiple sites, in many different locations, we try to get together as much as possible.
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1/8 Family Summer BBQ

A chance for people to mix work lives with home lives, meeting the 'other people' we spend lots of our time with!

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A bit of competitive spirit (mostly from the directors!) comes to the fore every Tuesday evening at ASM Stadium for a “fun kick around”!

3/8 Barr Group Bootcamp

The Thursday afterwork HIIT class. 40 minutes of pain for a lot of gain, delivered by our very own PT and ex-Barr-barian Nathalie Babington.

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4/8 Tough Mudder

Already booked for next year, this one is fast becoming an annual fixture – and definitely the “funnest” way to spend a Sunday morning!

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5/8 Go Karting

Faster than digger or dumper driving and more adrenalin-fuelled than a pub night. A chance to blow a few cobwebs away!

6/8 Pub Drinks

Sometimes it is great to just catch up for a relaxed afterwork drink or two.

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7/8 Bowling & Pizza

Smells like team spirit! Another chance for some healthy competition!

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8/8 Junkyard Golf

There is a 10-year-old in us all and sometimes they just want to win.