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CAD Design Draughtsman Kent
East Sussex, Essex, Kent, London, Surrey, West Sussex
- £70K / Year
Kent Based (Nr Gillingham)
Remuneration circa £65,000 - £70,000 (negotiable depending on experience)
Start October / November 2022
Genuine opportunity for an experienced Design manager to progress to Head of Design ** join an expanding high-end joinery business.
·The company - some facts:
·6yr old high-end joinery company specialising in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke interior joinery for London's most luxurious residences.
·Undertake the full co-ordination of multiple schemes across an entire project.
·Passion is luxury interiors
·Have recently taken over another joinery firm - ambitious growth plans
·Experienced and skilled Joinery Design Manger to join a knowledgeable team in the manufacture of high specification joinery for multi-million-pound super prime residential projects. This will be a leading role working closely with the Managing Director of the business.
Duties include but are not limited to:
·Reporting to the MD, accountable for all design and draughting including workshop drawings ensuring feasibility of construction with all drawings sufficiently detailed to aid efficient manufacture of joinery products
·Accountable for the leadership and management of the Design and Draughting team ensuring all works are delivered on time within budget to quality standards required
·Support project and production teams
·Lead the design and draughting phase of all projects, attending project meetings and as the main point of contact for all design and technical queries.
·Establish and manage project design risk registers and status reports
·Ensure health and safety is considered throughout the design process with feasibility of installation and use by end user front of mind
·Ensure sufficient details are included in all drawings including Bills of Materials
·Review and approval of all design and draughting drawings and CNC programming
·Track and manage drawings and revisions issued
·Establish consistent ways of working across the Design and Draughting department
·Develop and establish systems and processes to optimise the design and draughting process
·reducing financial risk in manufacture through eliminating errors in workshop drawings, avoiding need for reworks
·Working closely with external design teams ensuring design intent and design expectations are met
·Develop and maintain close relationships with external design teams, becoming the go to for
knowledge and expertise in joinery technical design, specification and detailing
·5 years plus experience as head of joinery design & draughting or similar role
·Experienced in technical design and development of workshop drawings for high quality bespoke furniture and joinery
·Exceptional knowledge of joinery design and construction including fabrication and finishing
procedures with a wide understanding of joinery materials including timber, boards, veneers,
laminates, and hardware
·Strong technical expertise with ability to solve technical problems and details between different types of materials such as wood, metal, glass, laminates, veneers etc.
·Experienced and proficient in design software Autocad, Solidworks, Inventor etc.
·Experienced in managing, developing and building effective teams
·Strong management and communication skills
·A keen eye and attention to detail
·Excellent organisational ability
This is an opportunity for the right candidate to establish themselves as a key member of the business and develop their career by progressing as the company continues to expand.
If you have the relevant experience, and would like to apply for this Joinery Head of Design and Draughting role, or wish to have a confidential chat, then please feel free to send a CV to roberta @ borneltd .com
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