Furniture Production & Design Coordinator

London (Central), London (Greater)
£28,000 to £32,000
19 Nov 2020
17 Dec 2020
Contract Types
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Furniture, Product

Our client is an innovative gallery of original and unique contemporary furniture design and products and are currently seeking a Production Coordinator with technical and design knowledge of furniture construction and production methods.

You will also be overseeing gallery maintenance, responsible for conducting daily walkthroughs of the Gallery space and hanging artworks when required.

Other duties for the Production Coordinator include to:

  • Plan production schedules, monitor the production processes and control the quality standards
  • Interpret sketches and drawings, ideally able to produce CAD drawings in Rhino when required
  • Prepare shipping samples and organise international and domestic transport and delivery of furniture and sculptures
  • Liaise with different departments, teams and companies
  • Carry out condition checks and quality control of completed products so that are ready for final sign-off
  • Give design input when required

Skills and experience needed for the Production Coordinator's role:

  • Ability to interpret sketches and drawings
  • Ability to multitask and project manage the production of luxury sculptural / artistic furniture and products
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Computer literate ideally with 2D and 3D CAD skills
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-working skills
  • Knowledge of handling a variety of materials such as bronze, wood, stainless steel, resin
  • A knowledge of other languages would be desirable (French, Italian, German)

You will be regularly visiting their warehouse and there will be occasional manual handing and lifting work so they will need you to be physically able to take on this aspect of the role.

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