Vacancies

Design Processor / Junior Designer

We have an exciting new opportunity for a talented Design Processor / Junior Designer in the field of curtain walling, windows and doors for the UK construction industry.

The successful candidate will report to Soundcraft’s Design Manager and Production Director to ensure the company’s design and fabrication commitments are delivered effectively, efficiently, on-time, to specification and in a cost-effective manner.

Daily Activities

  • Prepare high-quality shop drawings for ancillary items related to curtain walling, windows, doors, louvered grilles, etc.
  • Schedule designs into BM Logical software
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of the products offered by the company
  • Read all forms of design-related drawings and specifications
  • Attend coordination meetings both internally and externally
  • Liaise with internal departments to gain required information to complete fabrication input
  • Attend any internal meetings and workshops required
  • Attend any supplier-related training as needed, including overnight stays
  • Assist with administrative duties

Key Skills

  • Knowledge of the fenestration industry and route to market for the company’s products
  • Experience of system house SAS/Sapa/Technal/Scheuco/Kawneer is beneficial but not essential
  • Design and technical experience of window, door, curtain wall systems
  • Understanding architect requirements
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Computer literate in the use of industry related software, such as Microsoft and CAD
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Familiarisation with current Building Regulations, beneficial but not essential
  • Familiarisation with main contractor external portal access document controlling, such as ASite, 4P, etc., is beneficial but not essential

Key Attributes

  • A professional and positive working approach
  • Team player and able to work on own initiative
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Highly organised and efficient
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • A background within the fenestration industry
  • Maintain performance in line with the company’s business plan and objectives
  • Office environment performance expectation is to work well in a team with other colleagues, carry out all tasks in a professional manner and effectively communicate with both internal and external parties
  • Proactive with an enthusiasm and determination to improve yourself, the process and business where possible

Salary

  • £30 – £40k, depending on experience.
Bench Joiner / Aluminium Fabricator

Experience in general bench joinery and Aluminium fabrication an advantage in one or both fields.
In-house training available for the successful applicant.
Rate neg depending on experience.

General Hand

Supporting Factory staff & general Housekeeping.
In-house training available for the successful applicant.
Rate neg depending on experience.

Soundcraft is an equal opportunities employer.

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to katiee@soundcraft-doors.co.uk