Reference : GBR08240

Junior Truss Designer

  • Distribution Operations
  • United Kingdom Highland
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 08/01/2022

Position description

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you’re a strong communicator, with an interest in design, the desire to be in the construction industry and you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as Junior Truss Designer (Timber Engineering).

You’ll be working for Pasquill in Inverness. Pasquill is the largest supplier of trussed rafters in the UK, with a nationwide network of design and manufacturing sites, supported by local knowledge and service.

As part of the Saint-Gobain Off-Site Solutions’ division, we share the group’s common purpose of ‘making the world a better home’; manufacturing timber products that have a positive impact on quality of life and performance, with an emphasis on sustainability. Saint-Gobain is present in 66 countries and employs over 180,000 people worldwide, including over 17,000 in the UK & Ireland providing products and solutions to improve everyday life

Is this role right for me?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. For this role in particular we are looking for someone with the following;

  • Demonstrate interest in pursuing Construction Design career.
  • Experience in Auto CAD would be advantageous
  • Good level of academic achievements: A-Level/GCSE Mathematics and English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work as part of a team but also able to work alone.
  • Be able to demonstrate good numeracy and literacy skills.



What will I be doing in the role?

Our Junior Designer is really important to our success and a critical part of our customer’s positive experience with us. In this role you will;

  • Produce high quality designs for customers within given timescales
  • Produce quotations for potential customer orders
  • Create orders to put onto the system
  • Carry out pre-quote calls, in order to discuss the customer’s requirements and produce the quote
  • Carry out post-quote calls, in order to check the quote meets the customer’s needs and ask for the order
  • Keep the customer informed of all updates concerning the order
  • Identify opportunities to maximise customer service and translate into sales

Are Pasquill and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.

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