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Current Vacancies

Job Role: We are looking for an experienced Cabinet Maker.

Job Type: Full-time.

Salary: £19,000 to £33,000 / year (depending on experience)

Job Description: This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the UK's finest cabinet makers. We produce luxury furniture for clients in the UK and all over the world. We pride ourselves on the quality of our craftsmanship and design and we are looking for an experienced cabinet maker to join our team.

Our work ranges from the manufacture of individual, free standing pieces of cabinet work through to complete room schemes and larger projects.

Candidates must have a sound technical background in solid and veneered construction, together with good hand and machine skills. Also, they must be used to making complete pieces from start to finish as well as working as part of a team on larger projects. We are based in a picturesque part of East Devon with great rail, road and air links around the UK and beyond. Our employees enjoy all that the area has to offer, beautiful surroundings, lively culture and outstanding schools. If this sounds like good fit for you please apply using the details below.

Please apply with a CV and photos of your work. For more information please contact Dominic on 01404 841430 for an informal chat about working with us, or send your CV to dominic@williamgarvey.co.uk

Call us for an informal chat about working with us.

Job Role: Furniture Designer/CAD Draughtsman

Job Type: Full-time.

Salary: £25,000 to £33,000 (depending on experience)

Job Description: This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the UK's finest furniture Makers. We produce luxury furniture for clients in the UK and all over the world. We pride ourselves on the quality of our craftsmanship and design and we are looking for an experienced Designer/ CAD Draughtsman to join our successful and friendly team.

Our work ranges from the manufacture of individual, free standing pieces of cabinet work through to complete room schemes and larger projects.

Experience requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience of producing detailed drawings of bespoke furniture for manufacture using AutoCAD or Solidworks.
  • A good understanding of furniture production methods and materials.
  • Experience of making furniture would be advantageous.

Main areas of responsibility would include:

Client liaison. Design Development. Site surveys. Researching and integrating fittings. The production of presentation and working drawings to the highest standards. Briefing makers and regular visits to workshop to ensure work is being made as intended.

For more information please contact Andrew Owen on 01404 841430 for an informal chat about working with us, or send your CV to andrew@williamgarvey.co.uk

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Job Role: Junior/ Trainee Furniture Designer/CAD Draughtsman

Job Type: Full-time.

Salary: £19,000 to £23,000 (depending on experience)

Job Description: This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the UK's finest furniture Makers. We produce luxury furniture for clients in the UK and all over the world. We pride ourselves on the quality of our craftsmanship and design and we are looking for an experienced Designer/ CAD Draughtsman to join our successful and friendly team.

Experience requirements:

  • Qualification in Furniture Design/Manufacture to HND or Degree level or similar
  • Good knowledge of AutoCAD or Solid works for producing working drawings
  • A basic understanding of furniture production methods and materials
  • Experience of making furniture would be advantageous

Main areas of responsibility would include:

Design Development. Site surveys. Researching and integrating fittings. The production of presentation and working drawings to the highest standards. Briefing makers and regular visits to workshop to ensure work is being made as intended.

Our work ranges from the manufacture of individual, free standing pieces of cabinet work through to complete room schemes and larger projects.

For more information please contact Andrew Owen on 01404 841430 for an informal chat about working with us, or send your CV to andrew@williamgarvey.co.uk

Job Role: Purchaser

Job Type: Full-time.

Salary: £25,000 to £28,000 (depending on experience)

An exciting opportunity has come up for a procurement specialist to support the workshop and drawing department. This job will suit a versatile all rounder with a good knowledge of the furniture industry. Although experience in procurement would be extremely beneficial, training can be given in the role providing the applicant has the following skills.

Experience requirements:

  • The ability to prioritise your time and be extremely proactive, looking around corners and mitigating problems in advance.
  • Good understanding of how timber furniture is made. Preferably worked as a cabinetmaker in the past.
  • Ability to read and interpret CAD drawings
  • An understanding of how fully fitted furniture and panelling are incorporated into a building and the integration of appliances and sanitary ware
  • Good people skills and the ability to build relationships with suppliers.
  • The ability to be able to recognise and control quality.

The job would involve carrying out the following roles;

  • Preparing materials take offs from CAD drawings and from discussions with the draughtsmen.
  • Research materials and fittings and contribute to the design development process.
  • Negotiating prices with suppliers to meet project budgets.
  • Ordering timber, sheet materials, veneers, custom made metalwork, furniture fittings.
  • Chasing up orders to ensure a timely delivery.
  • Checking the quality of the goods bought and their suitability for their intended use.
  • Storing and distributing materials to the makers.
  • Maintaining / checking stock levels

Due to the varying workload, it is anticipated that the right candidate will develop further skills within the office environment to enable them to help in other areas.

For more information please contact Colin Mackenzie on 01404 841 430 or send your CV to colin@williamgarvey.co.uk.

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