Manager Furniture Department
Due to continued growth the following position is available.
Product Design & Estimating Manager
Reporting to The Manager of our successful and rapidly expanding Furniture team, the successful candidate will primarily be responsible for planning and scheduling the purchasing, manufacturing and the supply of a wide range of bespoke furniture.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:
Costing all elements of materials and activity, taking into account operating costs, to produce estimates on which to base and pursue a profitable and successful business strategy.
To ensure purchasing and procurement strategies and procedures are followed and strictly adhered to, with adequate records and information recorded and easily available.
To manage and refine established working practices that control the flow of work through the business ensuring all qualitative and quantitative targets are met or bettered
Understanding and acting in line with, market trends, customer requirements and the organisations development strategy, to cultivate new suppliers keeping our company innovative and competitive
Building and managing relationships with suppliers particularly key suppliers, understanding fully their capabilities, strengths and weaknesses.
A good understanding of business processes and procedures, in particularly control, is essential for this position. Applicants will have at least 5 years experience demonstrating how they have gained this experience and used it effectively in previous positions.
The ideal applicant will have a flexible, enthusiastic, practical and organised manner with attention to detail. Meeting time-scales will be important to them. They will also have a keen eye for design, how the elements of a structure fit together, it's integral strength and aesthetics. Establishing and maintaining accurate and detailed records and data, including sourcing and cost details, is a key element of this role.
Candidates must be able to use standard office software, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook. A good understanding of and ability to use the Internet effectively is essential. A design related qualification would be an advantage. They must also be prepared to travel and attend site. A full driving licence will be needed.
Comprehensive training in all aspects of our exciting and constantly evolving industry is provided in order to develop your skills to their full potential, along with a competitive salary and pension.
This position would best suit someone living within a 60 minutes commute of Salisbury.
If this opportunity excites you please respond with your CV and full contact details
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