Design Administrator – Aberdeen

May 24, 2022

Donaldson Timber Systems is part of the Donaldson Group. Established in 1860, Donaldson Group is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 11 businesses, ranging from B2B, retail, ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision, driven by the desire to always do good. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,500+ colleagues across the UK.

Our Timber Systems division is the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of timber frame building solutions, specialising in off-site construction. We work on over 350 live projects per year, supporting customers on-site and building timber kits across our two bespoke factories in Westhill – Aberdeenshire, Witney – Oxfordshire and in an additional hub space in Falkirk. We have regional offices in Aberdeenshire, Glasgow and Witney and the team operate across several sectors including, private housing, affordable housing, student accommodation, medical facilities, hotels, and education. Working with market-leading precision-engineered build systems, architects, surveyors and design teams, the division delivers noticeable benefits for our clients.

The role

Reporting to the Senior Design Technician, you will provide administration support to the Design Team by ensuring files are up to date and printed in a timeous manner to provide to the factory for manufacture. We will offer you the chance to develop your skills further through our performance management process giving you the opportunity to progress your career within the Group.

In keeping with the specific importance given to Health & Safety and the Environment by Donaldson Timber Systems you have specific accountabilities as set out in our Corporate Responsibility for Health & Safety and Environmental Policy.


  • Ensure accurate data input from excel sheets into Axapta for Design BOM’s
  • Timeous completion of photocopying and printing of drawings and documents
  • Moving and storing of drawings / files within the network in a controlled manner.

Essential Technical Expertise

  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to use a number of software packages i.e. AutoCAD / PDF

Salary and Benefits

We are proud to develop our employees, offering career development and promotion opportunities across the Group.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Benefits Package, including – Cycle to Work, Gym membership

If this sounds like the right step for your career, please apply to

Closing date for applications is 21st July 2022