Design Manager – CR Smith – Dunfermline

CR Smith



With locations throughout Scotland, CR Smith is amongst the UK’s largest home improvement companies, with a highly recognisable and established brand that is synonymous with quality. Due to continuous sales growth and an ongoing commitment towards our unique customer service philosophy, we have a new opportunity for a design manager.

This role would be ideal for a dynamic and ambitious individual who has an established track record and wants to work in a leadership role.

Product quality and the customer experience is at the heart of everything we do. We are rated excellent on Trustpilot and voted the best company in the UK in our sector by consumer champion With a recent £3m investment in our state-of-the-art manufacturing factory, we offer a full range of exclusive products, including our Lorimer range of windows, doors and bespoke Living Spaces in addition to our FIX repair and upgrade service.

Key responsibilities for this exciting and fast paced position include:

· Managing and leading a team of architectural technicians in the delivery of bespoke Living Space information packages.

· Technical support in the delivery of pre-sale pricing utilising a network of consultants and suppliers.

· Overseeing the design and technical coordination of projects to ensure a timely delivery to handover.

· Implementing, managing and reviewing technical standards throughout the business.

· Contributing to the Company growth strategy through delivering technical support and advice.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for helping with the strategic development of our operational division, reporting to the director of operations, and should have the following:

· Architecture or construction related HNC/HND/degree.

· Member of professional body CIOB/RIBA/RICS (desirable).

· Working knowledge of AutoCAD (knowledge of Revit would be advantageous).

· Working knowledge of the Scottish Planning System and Technical Standards.

· Contract and commercial awareness.

· Innovative ideas and problem solving ability in a dynamic environment.

· Strong leadership skills and technical knowledge.

This is a key appointment to support our ongoing vision for technical excellence. As part of your role, you will work closely with the leadership team, helping shape key operational decisions and embarking on your own accelerated personal development programme.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £45,000.00-£60,000.00 per year

* Company pension
* Private medical insurance
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Dunfermline, KY12 0RN: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):
* Do you have an Architecture or construction related HNC/HND/degree.
* Are you a member of professional body CIOB/RIBA/RICS (preferred)
* Do you have a working knowledge of AutoCAD (knowledge of Revit would be advantageous).
* Do you have a working knowledge of the Scottish Planning System and Technical Standards.

* English (required)

Work Location: One location

Reference ID: RM22

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