Design Technician

East Midlands
Hours Per Week:
Vacancy Type:
30 Sep 2022
Salary Details:
What you'll be doing?

Our Bedroom Furnishings division, BD Living provide furnishing solutions that will fit in with our customers’ homes perfectly. This team supply’s and fits storage and bedroom furniture, from cutting edge styles to contemporary classics.

Reporting to the Technical Team Leader, you will ensure that all technical information is available to the production and fitting departments to suit the planned programme. To liaise with and advise other departments on technical matters and to coordinate technical information on projects from inception to completion.
What will I be responsible for?
  • Produce material cutting lists for Group house-types requiring fitted wardrobes
  • 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.
What you'll need?
To be successful in the role, we are looking for:
  • Must have excellent organisation and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently or within a team
  • Experience in interpreting/referencing architectural/technical drawings of house-type layouts and scaling off drawings would be beneficial
  • 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
  • Experience of using CAD or similar drawing packages would be beneficial.
Our Company and Benefits
We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star house builder twelve years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major house builder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.
We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.
As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer: 
  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance – Single Cover
  • 26 days’ holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years’ continuous service up to 29 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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