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Furniture Design Engineer (Client Advert) - London - up to £26,000 (V03523/MP13845395)

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Michael Page Design are working in partnership with Ercol, a premium UK based furniture business, to recruit a Furniture Design Engineer to be based in Princes Risborough

Details about the Client
Ercol is a leading producer and supplier of high-end interior furniture to both the domestic and international markets. Established in 1920 and privately owned, Ercol is market leading and has an enviable reputation for design, quality and service. The company has its own UK manufacturing site and combines traditional craft techniques with state of art equipment. They are driving brand awareness globally, exhibiting at core industry events in Belgium, Milan, Paris, New York and London.

Detailed Job Description
We have an exciting opportunity to join our in-house design team. We are looking for a furniture design engineer who will work closely with the design team across a variety of projects. This will include sourcing & researching materials and developing collections for manufacturing within our UK factory and with our external partners globally.

Key Responsibilities / Main Duties:

  • Product Development
  • Working closely with the Concept Designer to produce detailed technical and component drawings taking projects from concept design through to working prototypes and final manufacturing
  • Liaising with the prototyping department to get full scale prototypes developed in line with manufacturing and design requirements
  • Working closely with internal and external manufacturing teams to ensure projects are successfully developed to final production
  • International travel to external manufacturing sites
  • Store Layouts / Exhibitions. Working from a creative brief to produce exhibition and store layouts, to include 2D plans and 3D visual representations
  • Managing the library of documentation for the Sales team to communicate visual brand presentation through retail channels
  • Candidate's Profile
  • The successful candidate for the Furniture Design Engineer role is likely to be a furniture design graduate, with some hands on experience either within furniture design, or within space layout roles. They will have solid experience within Adobe Creative Suite 6, particularly InDesign and Photoshop and will be comfortable using 3D applications including SolidWorks.

What's on offer
A salary of up to £26,000 and an excellent benefits package.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page. Please send your CV and application (quoting ref: MP13845395) to richardcobbold.38187.7383@pageuk.aplitrak.com.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£26,000 - £26,000 per annum
Benefits:
benefits package
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Product Designer - West Midlands - negotiable (V03554)

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This market-leading bathroom product manufacturer and supplier is well-known for innovation and excellence of service in the sectors of Bathroom Mirrors, Cabinets, Furniture and Lighting. Having supplied the Bathroom Retail Market for many years, they are highly successful with a clear set vision for future growth. This includes bringing on board a new Product Designer to take ownership in the development of their products.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Researching market opportunities and assessing market competition
  • Designing and creating new innovative ranges
  • Appraising and reviewing existing product lines
  • Sourcing products and components
  • Visiting suppliers with QA to approve for suitability
  • Visiting exhibitions to look for ideas and suppliers
  • Looking at how new ranges can be marketed and help to create new market opportunities
  • Designing and developing POS and branding communication
  • Further assisting with the improvement of the NPD system

Identified as a key role in the vision for future growth, they are seeking a designer with enough industrial experience to take on these responsibilities and in particular are keen to speak with candidates that have lighting product design experience as well.

This position is based at their National Distribution Centre and will require extensive travel abroad. In return they offer a competitive salary and company benefits. 

If this sounds of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
West Midlands
Design Field:
Bathroom Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
negotiable
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Operations Manager - Wiltshire - up to £60,000 (V03551)

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This British design house and manufacturer of upholstered furniture for national high street retailers are about to launch their corporate and hospitality offering for designers and contract specifiers. This will be the main driver towards the next phase of the company's growth.

To help achieve this, they are looking for an Operations Manager to join their skilled team to run the production facility.

They are looking for someone who has previously had the experience of leading the change from a workshop environment to a professional manufacturing and QC house, with the people, team and culture at the heart of process. You will be initiating and driving lean management and change culture through empowerment of the team and building a new way of working. Experience in upholstery is not a prerequisite, although passion, determination, integrity and a good nature is!

Person / Experience Required:

  • Relevant qualifications, ideally in Business Administration
  • Experience of working in a workshop environment
  • An engineering background would be advantageous
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Systematic organised approach
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An ideas person with creative flair would be beneficial

If this sounds of interest please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Wiltshire
Design Field:
Upholstered Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£45,000 - £60,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Project Designer / Design Manager - London - up to £35,000 (V03550)

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This international, design-led office furniture manufacturer has a prominent showroom in the heart of Clerkenwell and is expanding their offering in the UK.

It is an exciting time for the company and in order for their ambitious plans to work they seek a Design Manager to take on a pivotal role for the company with experience in office furniture / dealer desk manufacture.

You will be responsible for the product output of the business integrating their class-leading furniture frame systems with locally sourced panels and associated elements. As part of a small quality driven team you will be involved in all aspects of the business, from client enquiry through to fulfilment.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A good understanding of furniture manufacture and materials
  • Experience with supply chain management
  • Literate in both AutoCAD and SolidWorks
  • Ideally knowledge of ConfigurationManager and PDM works
  • Comfortable in meeting and interacting with clients
  • Strong project management and administration skills
  • An understanding of InDesign would be a bonus, but not essential

A competitive salary plus benefits package is on offer.

If this sounds of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Office Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Furniture Production / Project Manager - London - up to £48,000 (V03547)

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This company create beautiful and unique limited edition and bespoke furniture and sculptural pieces of work. With high attention to detail and employing a high level of craftsmanship they are well-known internationally and are seeking an experienced production / project manager to join their company.

You will be working with the finest materials and exacting requirements needed in order to fulfil the design and brief, so will need to understand what is required to work at this level of the industry.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Strong knowledge of furniture construction using a large variety of materials
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise with all departments
  • Able to interpret sketches and drawings
  • Strong project management skills
  • Forward-thinking and able to spot any potential problems or delays before they occur
  • Ability to multitask and work to deadlines

If this sounds of interest please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

furniture-design-jobs-carpenter

Location:
London
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Making
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£38,000 - £48,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Furniture Designer - Devon - up to £27,000 (V03544)

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This well-established company of furniture designers and makers are based in East Devon and manufacture custom-made furniture for high-end residential projects throughout the UK and abroad. An exciting opportunity has just come up for an experienced Furniture Designer / CAD Technician to join the existing team and provide support to the project managers and the workshop.

Main areas of responsibility would include:

  • Client liaison
  • Design Development
  • Site survey work
  • Researching and integrating fittings
  • The production of presentation and working drawings
  • Briefing makers and regular visits to the workshop

Ideally they seeking a candidate with at least 3 years' experience but they might also consider a recent graduate / newly qualified furniture designer for a more junior role.

 

Person / Experience Required:

  • Qualified in Furniture Design
  • Literate in AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience of producing detailed drawings of bespoke furniture for manufacture
  • Experience of making furniture would be advantageous 

If this sounds of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

furniture-design-jobs-carpenter

Location:
Devon
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£18,000 - £27,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Furniture Designers - Shropshire - up to £38,000 (V03543)

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This company has been producing bespoke furniture and specialist finishes for many years for the high-end London and international markets working for leading interior designers, architects and private clients. They currently have two requirements:

1. Furniture Design Technician with excellent technical knowledge of furniture construction to produce accurate working drawings using VectorWorks and the concept design drawings to be used in the sales process.


2. Senior Furniture Designer who will be supervising the design team and also producing working drawings using VectorWorks and the concept design drawings. The SFD will have responsibility for coordinating makers and subcontractors to ensure timely production of bespoke items.

Persons / Experience Required:

  • Knowledge and experience of VectorWorks or similar CAD program
  • Knowledge of furniture manufacturing techniques and materials
  • Site installation experience is desirable as well as practical cabinet-making or bench skills
  • Good hand-sketching ability would also be desirable
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work with multiple projects
  • Strong analytical, budget awareness and problem solving skills

Salaries: Furniture Design Technician - £23k to £29k, Senior Furniture Designer - £30k to £38k.

If either of these sounds of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

bespoke-furniture-design-jobs

Location:
Shropshire
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£23,000 - £38,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Concept Designer - South West England - up to £30,000 (V03537)

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This company is a specialist in the interior architecture of historical and period properties. They are passionate about their designs and work directly with their clients who come to them for their expertise and beautiful pieces of furniture, joinery and workmanship.

They have a new role that requires both a creative and organised mind to put together Concept Packages. These comprise of floor plans and layouts which are then colour washed to give depth and visual impact, material palette and mood boards, furniture drawings, equipment lists and a budget. It will also need historical research into furniture and joinery for the period of the building.

This role will be a developing one and will allow the individual to take on further responsibilities as it progresses.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A creative and enquiring mind
  • Strong hand-drawing and illustrative skills
  • Sensitivity to architecture and period properties
  • Organised and happy to collate files and documents
  • Background in furniture, interior design or an arts degree
  • Commercially minded and numerate

If this sounds of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
South West England
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Furniture Designer - South West England - up to £36,000 (V03535)

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This company is a specialist in the interior architecture of historical and period properties. They are all passionate about design and work directly with their clients who come to them for their expertise and beautiful pieces of furniture, joinery and workmanship. Everything they design is completely bespoke, and their 12,000 sq. ft. modern workshop houses a dedicated team of cabinet-makers and finishers.

They are now seeking a Project Designer to work from the concept sign off, producing technical drawings, 2D AutoCAD plans and elevations, specifications and production drawings before handing over to the workshop and overseeing through to installation and completion.

You will be engaging with the client at all stages and offering advice and design knowledge throughout the duration of each project.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Proficient in AutoCAD 2D and with knowledge of 3D packages (they use Inventor and can provide in-house training)
  • Able to demonstrate a flair for creative solutions to design conundrums
  • Excellent attention to detail and thoroughness in the design and delivery of projects
  • A good understanding of furniture and period joinery detailing, with knowledge of period architectural styles and building techniques an advantage
  • An understanding of kitchen appliances and sanitary ware along with the services required to connect them to fitted furniture, kitchens and bathrooms
  • Excellent written and spoken English when handling clients and all correspondence

If this sounds of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

bespoke-furniture-design-jobs

Location:
South West England
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £36,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension and life assurance
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Product Designer / Furniture Designer - London - up to £30,000 (V03532)

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This company has earned a global reputation for the design and manufacture of furniture solutions for high technology and office environments.

With their origins in the trading and command and control room sectors, they are now also a recognized supplier of workstations for general office environments and seek an additional technical designer to expand their team and work closely with the internal business teams and the Design Manager.

You will be preparing drawings for the purposes of pre-sales, production and installation, creating BOMs, preparing mock-ups and product customisation and providing client facing technical support with the Sales teams.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Relevant qualifications and 3+ years' experience
  • The individual must be a self-starter, demonstrate critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Experience of value engineering
  • An excellent communicator verbally, written and visually with the persona to work with clients
  • Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication and timber panel manufacture
  • AutoCAD and Solid Edge (or similar 3D modelling) is essential, with the Adobe Creative Suite beneficial

If this sounds of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

interior-design-jobs-commercial-office

Location:
London
Design Field:
Workplace Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
plus pension, bonus, phone
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
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