Design Technician, Kitchens International – Glasgow or Stirling

May 30, 2024

Design Technician, Kitchen’s International – Glasgow or Stirling.

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working patterns
  • 30 days’ holiday with additional days linked to service

Kitchens International, part of the Donaldson Group, established in 1860, is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies. We are a family of 17 businesses and brands, ranging from B2B, retail and ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision. 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.

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Our benefits package includes: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line). We provide an additional catalogue of optional benefits including and not limited to, cycle to work schemes, holiday buy and sell and private medical insurance.

This Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Design Technician to join our dynamic team, on a full-time basis, based in either our Glasgow or Stirling showrooms.

We are looking for people with a passion and natural flair for interior design who are self-driven and enthusiastic with high standards and exceptional attention to detail. You will take great pride in your work and in your position within our team.

Working closely with our team of designers and project managers to bring our kitchen designs to life, you will be a natural organiser, a great communicator and be able to build relationships with colleagues, clients and suppliers.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • To assist kitchen sales designer with kitchen design and presentations.
  • Use of Winner design CAD package.
  • Accuracy of information when completing kitchen specification.
  • Awareness of current Interior Design trends and finishes.
  • Experience in kitchen design would be preferable but full training will be provided if not.
  • General Admin duties Inc. ordering goods and inputting information into business management system.
  • Meet and greet clients when required.
  • Answering telephones in a professional manor.

The Candidate

The candidate may have the following attributes:

  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload.
  • Flexibility – the ability to adapt, change, prioritise and still deliver on the things that matter most is crucial.
  • Tact, discretion, and good judgment.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Skilled at providing pragmatic and commercial advice.
  • Proven influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Proactive and able to use own initiative.
  • A strong desire to learn and develop
  • Team player – collaborative and supportive of colleagues.

Working 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 on a rota basis.