Future Recruitment Ltd

Senior Structural Designer - POS

Up to £38K (Open depending on Experience)
11 Jan 2019
10 Feb 2019
Catherine Buckley
Full Time
Contract Type

Up to £38K (Open depending on Experience) + 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays + Discount Rewards + Pension

40 Hour Week

Our client supplies litho, screen and digital services, exhibitions, graphics and banners to clients throughout the UK. Design and production are all done in house. Helping companies to improve their marketing, making maximum returns on their investments.

They are now looking to recruit a Senior POS Structural Designer to join their team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering the highest standards of design work for their clients through both designing and providing advice and instruction to younger members of the team, contributing to the company's reputation for their structural creativity and added value to clients' businesses through design ideas.

Responsibilities / Requirements:
  • Help the team deliver to brief, on time and on budget
  • Assemble colour prototypes for senior designer sign off
  • Take photographs of displays ready for portfolio & assembly instructions
  • Arrange & palletise materials for production prototypes daily
  • Creation of concepts to brief, producing scamps and highly finished samples for client presentations
  • Provide creative input from the inception stage of design work
  • Have a strong sense & understanding of structural design principles with an ability to make design decisions both individually and for the team under the minimum of direction
  • Establish and maintain a professional rapport with all internal and external customers, internal teams and suppliers over the production of material within agreed deadlines and specification
  • Ensure accurate and up to date recording of time / activities on projects
  • Work closely with senior members of staff to ensure all work meets the specified brief
  • Perform archiving and computer housekeeping on a regular basis
  • Be on top of daily workshop housekeeping within areas you have been working in
  • Develop the skills to do approved laydowns unsupervised
  • Produce full legible assembly instructions to the company standard
  • Make sure daily machine checks are signed and in place
  • Acquire the required skills through a program of internal development
  • Be proactive in following training plan & pushing skill set forward
  • Provide expertise and a creative input from the inception stage of design work through to its final production
  • Have a good understanding of design principles and retailer requirements across all factions of the business
  • Keep up to date with new products and processes
  • Work closely with project management and the creative team to ensure all work meets the specified brief
  • Consider requirements of the structure at each point in its use including but not limited to; transport to its first point of use, assembly, merchandising, (transporting when loaded (if it is a pre-filled unit), shopping, replenishment and recycling, then design accordingly
  • Provide cross team support to others
  • Follow design procedures and ensure others in the department are also adhering to them
  • Set an example for less experienced members of the team
  • Show good understanding in areas of retail and film
  • Take part in wash up sessions at the end of each major job with the project team to ensure that any issues that have arisen during the project are identified and communicated internally
  • Be willing to take on additional responsibilities assigned by the Manager
  • Be actively involved with training junior members of the team
  • Fully understand the company's manufacturing capabilities, help other members get a better understanding
  • Use understanding of the company's capabilities to help drive costs down & improve efficiencies
  • Ensures that all the requirements of statutory and company safety regulations are fully met, including adherence to the Health & Safety policy

Ref: SC2709

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