Job: Furniture Designer / Production Engineer, Bristol

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Title Furniture Designer / Production Engineer, Bristol
Location Bristol
Job Type Permanent (FILLED)
Salary £25,000 to £35,000 plus pension and life assurance
Vacancy Number V03691

We have filled this vacancy.

This company is a specialist in the interior architecture of historical and period properties and work directly with their clients who come to them for their expertise and beautiful pieces of furniture, joinery and workmanship. They are currently seeking an experienced and professional Production Engineer to be responsible for taking 2D design drawings and preparing manufacturing and purchasing drawings for the workshop, subcontract makers and fitters.

Responsibilities will include: Liaising with clients and design / production team regarding design issues; production of cutting lists for the purchase of sheet material; production of accurate shopping lists for the purchase of appliances; production of site installation drawings detailing precise position of furniture within site boundaries; provision of technical assistance to fitting teams during both assembly and installation; contributing to the regular design team meetings to suggest improvements; discussions with suppliers of timber and hardware to ensure that the correct materials are used to fit both the design brief and the cost.

With a cabinetmaking background and/or a good understanding of furniture manufacturing, materials selection and presentation you’ll have AutoCAD and Microsoft Office skills (Woodwork for Inventor experience desirable). You’ll be able to work from drawings and specification sheets to interpret technical requirements and design briefs as well as having experience of site surveying. Knowledge of period architectural styles, building techniques and mouldings would be an advantage as would an understanding of mechanical and electrical services required to be connected to fitted furniture, kitchens, and bathrooms.

Salary is £25,000 to £35,000 plus pension and life assurance. Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to

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