Project Designer

28 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is one of the UK's leading furniture makers, working on a wide range of bespoke projects in workspaces, hotels, restaurants, retail, public buildings and private residences. Known for making and design resolution skills as well as their deep knowledge of wood. They are looking to recruit for a Project designer with 4-5 years experience to join their design studio.
You should have a good understanding of furniture and specialist joinery, general construction methods and finishes. Ideal candidate will have good communication skills, an eye for detail and be forward-thinking and proactive. Proficiency on Autocad and experience of project management is essential.
Essential Criteria

Minimum of five to ten years similar experience in joinery manufacturing company as a Senior Draughtsman, Coordinator or manager.
Suitable experience in all aspects of joinery setting out from site survey, preparing manufacturing, drawings and cutting lists, through to material take off and ordering, preparation of site working drawings and loading lines.
Very strong technical and execution capabilities with ability to solve technical problems and details.
Coordinate between Contract Manager/ Projects team and setting out team to ensure the smooth flow of the project manufacturing process.
Delegation, time management and prioritising of the team.
He should have sound knowledge of commercial and contractual issues.
Review and management of the drawings preparation and submittal process.
Review specifications of project and obtain clearance for discrepancies between specs and estimated details.
Desirable Criteria

Forward planning schedules and forecasts for cutting lists issuance to manufacturing.
Multi-tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work.
Coordination with site team and setting out for getting timely site surveys or arranging alternative options for issuing the job if site surveys not possible such as over-sizing and following an agreed setting out plan (usually the case on fast track projects.
Have good practical organisation skills, planning of resources and programme scheduling.
Communicator & motivator with ability to communicate across all levels of seniority from the workface through to Senior Management level.
Ensuring close liaison with the commercial team to manage project performance.
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