Design Coordinator – International Travel Required – Exciting Role

LJB Recruit
Crawley, West Sussex
£40000 - £45000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Design Coordinator – International Travel Required – Exciting Role - £45K – East Sussex

My Client:

•My client the UK leading specialist sub-contractor in dry wall and partitions, ceilings and fit out. My client is now proud to announce they have an international presence as they have completed projects in Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and The Middle East.
•My client has been established for just over 20 years and has now grown to showcase an annual turnover of £66M and currently has just over 500 direct employees.
•My client operates within specialist fit out, drywall and glass partitions and suspended ceilings. Working with top tier main contractors my client has grown successively throughout their 20 years in business.
•Due to the ever-busy London Market, and my clients drive increase their international presence, my client is now seeking a Design Coordinator to join their busy team.

Design Coordinator – International Travel Required – Exciting Role - £45K – East Sussex

The Role of Design Coordinator:

•Preparing relevant technical information, including drawings, calculations, submissions, and other documents for presentation to clients, as directed by the Design Manager.
•Learn and use relevant computer applications where necessary, i.e. Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD.
•Understanding and implementation of design information, following set procedures to ensure accurate auditable records are kept and turnaround times through third parties (main contractor and manufacturers) are properly managed.
•Awareness of quality control procedures and remain compliant with authorisation and approval processes both internally and externally.
•Manage communication between Design and internal or external clients. This will include learning project management systems via extranet as provided by main contractor, i.e. Asite, 4Projects, and Aconex, etc.
•Create a working knowledge of marketplace products and systems available; including industry standards, regulations, specifications, and codes of practices, etc.
•Learn the tendering process and provide design input and support to the Commercial team as appropriate.
•Assist in the management of internal systems for storage, reference and retrieval of design information.
•Produce drawings and related design information at tender stage, pre-start, and during construction on site, assessing on-site requirements during contracts as necessary.
•Lead a contract for design having learnt all systems, procedures and processes
•Learn systems and procedures within the department
•Learn product and systems from manufacturers.

Design Coordinator – International Travel Required – Exciting Role - £45K – East Sussex

You – The Design Coordinator

•Previous experience working in Design for an interiors construction company, or relevant manufacturer of construction products
•Industry knowledge and product knowledge of Knauf, British Gypsum, SAS Ceiling and SFS.
•Work to tight deadlines, with an ability to deal with the peaks and troughs in design within construction, with a positive response to pressure
•Proficient knowledge of AutoCAD
•Efficient in the use of design software and Microsoft Office Suite
•Numerate and accurate with fanatical attention to detail
•Logical and well organised with ability to prioritise
•Self-motivated to lead and achieve the highest levels of excellence
•Delivery focused with passion for results

Design Coordinator – International Travel Required – Exciting Role - £45K – East Sussex

The Benefits:

•26 Days holiday a year + bank holidays
•5% Pension Contribution
•Bi-annual performance bonus
•Regular in house and external training
•Career and Professional Development Programmes

Design Coordinator – International Travel Required – Exciting Role - £45K – East Sussex