Kitchen & Product Design Internship

Location: Howden, Yorkshire

Hours: 37.5

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 31 December 2018

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Kitchen & Product Design Internship

Our company

Howdens Joinery was founded in Yorkshire in 1995. In its first year of operation it had just 14 depots and sales of £1m. Today, Howden Joinery Group has grown to become the UK's leading supplier of kitchens, with the largest kitchen rigid cabinet manufacturing capacity in Europe. It employs over 9,000 people, has over 660 depots nationwide and generates annual sales of over £1.3 billion and it is still growing. The Supply Division is responsible for inspirational design and development, sourcing, manufacturing, warehousing, distribution and providing aftersales support to service their one customer, the depot

 

What we offer?

We believe that having the right people in our business is critical to our continued success and will help secure our future. This is why we have invested in the development of a 12 month Product Design Intern Programme within Design and Future Direction team. You will sit within our state of the art new design studio in Howden, East Yorkshire.

Exposure will be real, allowing you to make a difference – we are a lean business and you will be given real accountability. You will have clear responsibilities of your own and will be involved in various projects focused on identifying and creating new product opportunities for the Business to select from as well as interior & event design to present new products, ideas and opportunities. 

In addition to the fantastic experiential learning environment, we will invest in your personal development; your highly experienced colleagues will provide technical mentoring and support and there will be the opportunity to understand where you can fit in our business once you have graduated.

We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits including bonus and a free canteen at our Howden site.

 

How do you measure up?

To be successful in your application, you will have:

  • To be on course to achieve at least a 2.1 degree in a design related degree, ideally focused on product or furniture design
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills
  • An enquiring eye and creative approach
  • Good understanding of graphic and 3D software packages
  • Some understanding of production techniques
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • An ability to work within a team and develop expert skills

 

What to do now?

Simply apply through the “apply now button” to attach your portfolio and CV

 

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