Production Designer Required


The purpose of the role:

To support the Design Team in the production and development of floor plans related to information from Industry standards, company designs and customer specification.

Specific Duties:
• Maintain and update a catalogue of standard AutoCAD plans for the current range of Homes;
• Liaise with the Sales Team to produce accurate and detailed sales plans of the specified home to include construction components using CAD, ensuring customer specifications and expectations are met;
• Be conversant with relevant British and European Standards to ensure that all aspects of a home comply and produce accurate work which meets these standards;
• Produce floor plans, elevations, sections and other information to assist all areas of the business in Sales, Marketing, Production and Customer Care and keep information updated as necessary
• Liaise with Sales Team to communicate specification deviation and modifications as required in a timely fashion to support project initiation and delivery;
• Modify the sales plan to encompass all required alterations and modifications received from the customer in a timely fashion to ensure the order is processed swiftly and within customer expectations;
• Maintain a log of all work activity received from Sales to ensure a live list of current work;
• Maintain the company’s expected level of service delivery at all times to internal and external customers and remain committed to customer service excellence;
• Provide a timely & manufacturing focused design solutions to the production facility.
• At all times comply with company policies procedures and instructions;
• Conduct business in an ethical and fair manner, protecting the Company’s best interests at all times;
• Attend training as required by the Company and take responsibility for own self-development;
• Contribute to improving the performance of the team by putting forward new ideas and by implementing change when requested to do so;
• Carry out any duties commensurate with the role and as deemed suitable by the Company.

Personal Attributes:
• Good listener;
• Attention to detail;
• Team player;
• Good communication skills;
• Good numeracy and computer skills;
• Good problem-solving skills;
• Have a committed and positive approach to work;
• Possess a flexible, supportive and approachable manner;
• Able to work under pressure.

Applicants should forward their CV/Letter of interest to please ensure your application contains full details of your skills and experience to date.

Closing Date for Applications: 31st January 2019

Production Administrator Required

APPOINTMENT: Production Administrator (Kettering site)
12-Month Fixed Term Contract


To provide comprehensive administrative support to the Site Production Manager and team, incorporating a range of secretarial and administrative duties to ensure effective and efficient operations.


• Develop and implement effective office processes to ensure consistency and efficiency is maintained;

• Type correspondence, reports and other documents efficiently and accurately as required by the Production Team.

• Maintain efficient and confidential office filing systems to ensure efficient access and transfer of information;

• Daily absence management including retrieving absence line messages from Production personnel, making call backs, logging on T&A and preparing paperwork for Return to Work meetings.

• Preparation of paperwork for meetings in line with company policy and procedures, including performance management, employee reviews, absence management and co-ordinate follow up where necessary.

• Provide a telephone answering service, screening calls, prioritising, deciphering relevant information and directing calls as appropriate;

• Deal with photocopying, scanning, downloading, uploading data and filing as necessary;

• Ensure efficient and accurate message details are passed on as necessary and in a timely fashion;

• Provide comprehensive and accurate records/minutes of meetings, ensuring correct and timely distribution as appropriate.

• Log and ensure authorisation for all holiday requests from Production Personnel and temporary staff maintain accurate records, on the relevant in time systems and spreadsheets.

• Provide communications support – for email, payroll, notice board or briefing support

• Provide IT support – running projects and coordinating to ensure activities are implemented and supported ongoing – e.g. the scan to file process at Kettering

• Project administration support as required

• Distribution of key communications and other documents as necessary

• Recruitment support, admin, interviews, communications, and induction coordination as appropriate.

• Agency recruitment coordination – CV’s, interview planning, time sheets, linking to 12-week log and prompts for FTC process. FTC reviews admin for contract reviews, and headcount management.

• Payroll administration – to include allocation of working hours to the correct cost centres weekly to ensure all information is provided to HR for Monday morning for the previous week.

• Update production boards / KPIs / spreadsheets as appropriate

• Make production folders up for issuing. Collate questions and coordinate communications across the team. Copy and attach memos to specs in homes on production line when issued.

• Demonstrate an awareness of relevant company policy and procedures and corporate initiatives;

• Ensure all completed correspondence reflects company standards and follows instructions as required to deliver professional responses;

• Ensure consistent delivery of customer service to both internal and external customers;

• Compile and maintain management information through use of spreadsheets and documents as required by the Team;

• Remain proactive when work loads are low and use initiative to seek tasks and remain active;

• Attend training as required by the Company and take responsibility for own self-development;

• Contribute to improving the performance of the team by putting forward new ideas and by implementing change when requested to do so;

• Carry out any duties commensurate with the role and as deemed suitable by the Company.

Closing Date: 31st January 2019.

Please send your CV and covering letter to 

For more information please call 01933 354000.

Career Opportunities

We are always looking to expand our talented workforce.

If you’ve got what it takes to work in a fast pace moving industry and you are hardworking, efficient, passionate, enthusiastic, produce high quality work, and care about what you do, then you can benefit from the rewards of the continued success of the company.

Contact or call 01933 354000 for more information.

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