Job: Design Team Leader – Furniture & Joinery, Reading

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Title Design Team Leader – Furniture & Joinery, Reading
Location Reading
Job Type Permanent
Salary £Negotiable + Pension
Vacancy Number V03770
Details

This company is a leading manufacturer of high quality bespoke joinery offering total project management from initial site survey through to installation and have a high level of repeat clients and new customers joining their portfolio continuously. A new opening has just arisen for a Team Leader although they might consider a midweight designer looking to progress.

The overall responsibility will be for the design department including the following points: fostering teamwork and collaboration within the design department through involvement of all team members in running the department; improving design detailing by improving the speed through the department and the quality of detailing for the manufacturing team to work to; maintaining work schedules for the team and advising adjacent teams of progress as requested; providing both formal and informal feedback to team members; collaborating with project managers, operations management and technical designers to prioritise workload on a weekly basis.

With experience working with Solid Edge 3D design software (or similar such as SolidWorks) you’ll have hands-on experience in manufacturing and assembling joinery plus accuracy in design detailing. Good communication and organisational skills will be needed and previous supervisory experience is preferred. Experience from the commercial interiors sector and a good sense of humour will be needed.

Salary is negotiable plus pension. If this job opening sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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