Reference : GBR00651

Designer - Commercial

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Scotland
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 03/15/2021

Position description

Scotframe have been helping homeowners achieve their dreams for over 30 years. We supply award winning timber frame kits for self-build and commercial home developers across the UK and internationally. We source only the highest quality sustainable timber and combine cutting edge manufacturing processes with a professional, bespoke service to deliver a fully customised product designed for the life our customers build.

Scotframe is part of the Saint-Gobain group, global winners of the TOP EMPLOYER award for 5 consecutive years (2016-2021)

Designer – Commercial

Based in Scotland

Aberdeen, Inverness, Dundee or Cumbernauld Office

We’re looking for a Designer - Commercial to be based in either our Aberdeen, Inverness, Dundee or Cumbernauld office to take ownership of projects for our full Timber Frame product and service offer, from design through to delivery mainly for our commercial customers. You’ll be responsible for aftercare through own design activity and through liaising with internal and external stakeholders, to uphold Scotframe’s reputation for unrivalled quality and customer service.

What you’ll be doing as a Designer - Commercial:

  • Responsible as main design contact for particular commercial projects/clients
  • Undertake thorough analysis into our scope of works for each project and maintain Scotframe’s high standard of workmanship and presentation, including design detailing and maximized safety and buildability for commercial project complexities
  • Liaise, coordinate and resolve any project concerns with internal and external contributors including Estimators, Architects, Engineers, Clients and Contractors
  • Communicate directly with clients, attend pre-contract and site progress meetings as required
  • Produce timber frame manufacture drawings for walls, floors, roof trusses or roof cassettes
  • Organise appropriate material procurement through collaboration / coordination with our suppliers and co-ordinate material to suit your client’s schedule
  • Maintain good working relationships with clients and team members and focus on achieving high customer satisfaction
  • Forward development and ideas to maintain the continual growth of Scotframe high technical standards including embracing continuous improvement and seeking innovative ways to maximise design efficiency
  • Share knowledge and experience with less experienced members of design team to assist in their on-going development

What we’re looking for in a Designer - Commercial:

  • Experience of a technical department and the understanding of the principles of Timber Frame Construction including comprehensive technical knowledge on current building regulations and environmental standards
  • Commitment to customer service and taking ownership of issues through to resolution
  • Focus on achievement of performance goals and priorities
  • Strong communication skills at all levels, both written and verbal
  • Ability to act quickly and promptly resolve any unforeseen difficulties when required
  • HNC / HND Building qualification or equivalent desirable
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate initiative to spot and highlight improvement opportunities
  • Able to manage workload and work to tight deadlines


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