Technical Design Assistant

Specific Location
Bardon, Leicestershire


Hours of Work
37.5 hrs per week

Barratt Developments PLC

Contract Type

Closing Date
31 October 2018

Technical Design Assistant

Our Furnishings division, BD Living provide furnishing solutions that will fit in with our customers’ homes perfectly.  This team supplies and fits storage and bedroom furniture, from cutting edge styles to contemporary classics.  Not just supporting our Customers, BD living also support our Sales and Marketing teams with a one stop shop, creating the layout and design of our marketing suites and completing the full fit-out of the suites across the country.

Depending on the role, you could be part of the support staff in the office working within our Technical, Sales, Finance, or Admin teams.  You may be working in our warehouse as a production operative or you could be working out in the field as one of our fitters or drivers based throughout the UK.  Together we ensure we deliver an exceptional customer experience to all.

What will I be Responsible for:

The purpose of the role is to produce material cutting lists for Group house-types requiring fitted wardrobes and to assist with new product/design layouts of both our marketing suite furniture and bedroom furniture as required.

Provide technical support to BD Living sales and installations teams to ensure Bedroom Furniture installations are in line with Barratt Group requirements.

Produce technical cuttings lists and associated paperwork in line with required timescales, and identify standard and bespoke products and processes as required for the installation of furniture.

Provide a professional and efficient service for installation of products to the department's internal teams and to Barratt Group teams as required.

Share technical skills and processes with internal teams as appropriate, and take ownership of specific technical tasks/requirements within the technical team.


Personal Characteristics/Skills Required:

Must have excellent organisation and communication skills.

Must be able to work independently or within a team.

Must be able to interpret/reference architectural/technical drawings of house-type layouts and be proficient in scaling off drawings.

Experience in furniture design/manufacture would be beneficial as well as processing production orders and creating Bill of Materials for wardrobe manufacture.

Experience in creating furniture layouts would be beneficial.

Must have experience of using CAD or similar drawing packages.


What about the Benefits Package:

Competitive base salary

Bonus scheme

25 days holiday

Money Purchase Pension Scheme

Flexible Benefits Package


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