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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.

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.

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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 Design Engineers and Project Managers - North West England - up to £52,000 (V03509)

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Known for creative design and pioneering craftsmanship, this company combines traditional hand skills with advanced materials and technology to create award-winning furniture for yachts and houses of ultra-high net worth individuals throughout the world.

This ambitious company is growing to meet the worldwide demand for its luxury furniture. With state of the art in-house production facilities and a creative and technical studio they are seeking to fill two roles:

1. Furniture Design Engineer
The successful candidate will take inspiring design concepts and using CAD software turn the designs into a set of engineering drawings for in-house manufacture including CNC, laser work, hand making, leatherwork and finishing as well as outsourced parts made by external sub-contractors. Also preparing a bill of materials to be sourced and ordered by purchasing.

2. Project Manager
The successful candidate will manage the engineers within the team and oversee project management and delivery of a projects from concept design to handover of iconic yacht and residential projects worldwide.

Person / Experience Required:

Furniture Design Engineer

  • At least 5 years' bespoke furniture making and construction at a luxury level
  • Fluency in both 2D and 3D CAD software with Rhino being an advantage
  • Ability to work to budgets for completion of engineering drawings
  • Ability to travel and be competent at taking on-site measurements.

Project Manager

  • Ability to manage furniture projects to a value in excess of  £1m from design concept through to client handover
  • Ability to plan and schedule with your team to exceed client's expectations
  • At least 5 years' bespoke furniture making and construction at a luxury level
  • Proven experience of 2D CAD software skills with 3D Rhino an advantage
  • Excellent leadership, management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work and travel worldwide outside normal working hours when required

The company offers:

  • Salary of £30k-£38k for the Design Engineers
  • Salary of £38k-£52k for the Project Managers
  • Share of discretionary bonus based on company and individual performance

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

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Location:
North West England
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £52,000 per annum
Benefits:
6% pension, bonus + 30 days hols
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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.

Interior Designer / Project Manager - Hertfordshire - up to £50,000 (V03491)

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This young, dynamic and rapidly growing company is an office furniture distributor and agent for a number of European brands and are seeking a Designer to work with interior designers and high profile clients in London to deliver projects and maintain key accounts.

This role is ideally suited to an interior designer / industrial designer with project management experience and in return they offer scope for career progression and the chance to lead on design focused specialised projects with a high degree of new product development and customisation.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Experience in the commercial furniture, partitioning or workplace interior design industry
  • Able to use CAD and SketchUp for issuing drawings and product design
  • Confident in presenting and selling creative ideas, conducting and attending client meetings
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, as well as strong presentation skills
  • Possess the technical ability to anticipate and resolve design issues
  • Ability to manage and lead the project / installation team

The role will be based in their Head Office in South Hertfordshire. 

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

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Location:
Hertfordshire
Design Field:
Office Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £50,000 per annum
Benefits:
laptop, 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.

Senior Furniture Designer - London - up to £45,000 (V03475)

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This company is an innovative and pioneering producer of original and unique furniture and products. They make cutting edge limited edition furniture in multiple materials collaborating with the world’s top architects, artists and designers.

With production and a technical design studio on site, they are seeking an experienced individual who can work with the team and is excited about using the finest materials and exacting requirements needed in order to fulfil the design and brief.

This person will understand what is required to work at this level of the industry and is forward thinking and able to look ahead at the production process when creating drawings for manufacture.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Strong knowledge of furniture construction and a variety of materials
  • Creative with an excellent eye for design aesthetics
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in Rhino and the Adobe Suite
  • The ability to multitask and project manage the production of limited edition / bespoke furniture

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £45,000 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.

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