Experienced Office Furniture Fitter

How to apply

Please complete the Brent Works registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.

 

 

Job Title Experienced Office Furniture Fitter 
Location
Office’s premises at Park Royal, London
Reference Code
RO2211/ BW536
Contract hours

Full time, permanent - flexible and weekend work is required

Salary Salary will be commensurate based on experience
Number of vacancies

Estimated start date

Will be discussed at interview

Application closing date 14 December 2018

Summary

A sustainable fit out company who are disrupting the office furniture industry by creating wonderful offices at 80% less environmental impact and half the cost of furnishings made from virgin resources, are looking for an Experienced Office Furniture Fitter with a passion for sustainability, high safety and quality standards who is capable of managing an office fit-out from concept to completion.

You will be joining our rapidly growing business and a great team of talented staff who are very good at their jobs who respect and support each other and you will become part of this supportive system. The company's ambition is to become a successful global furniture and fit-out company though their circular economy business model that is creating positive impact on the world. They design wonderful offices which incorporate re-manufactured office furniture, recycled building products, plants that clean toxins from the air, biophilia and a range of other sustainable features.

We are looking for an experienced Office Furniture Fitter with with proven experience in office furniture installation on site on client sites, who has a passion for sustainability and maintains high safety and quality standards. On each client site you will work closely with the Project Manager to ensure the job is completed properly to the client’s satisfaction. Preparation for each client installation will require you to work closely with the Buying Department and other key team members to ensure all parts and components are ready for each project.

Problem solving is a key aspect of this role, especially for re-manufactured furniture. So we are seeking someone with experience in a range of desking and table systems who is able to improvise to solve issues as they arise. You will be a key contributor to the successful completion of each office furniture project. Your principal duties will be the installation of office furniture, specifically desking and table systems, at client sites.You will work closely with our Project Managers, Buying Department, drivers and porters as well as customers.

The role and responsibilities

Project Preparation:

  • Plan, identify and prepare all items that can be put together ahead of install or put together quickly on client site
  • Working with colleagues coordinate installations at client sites to ensure that they occur on time
  • Cataloguing and checking all components are loaded in the van for client installs including screws, nuts, table legs, etc
  • Requesting work from our workshop team as required. E.g. cutting down beams.
  • Providing regular updates on project activity

Stock management:

  • Managing our inventory of desk and table parts and fixings in readiness for project installations and ongoing remanufacturing work
  • Ensuring all parts are identified, procured and available ahead of planned projects

Health and Safety:

  • This is a physical role so you must be capable of lifting 15kg objects repeatedly and working on your feet for extended periods
  • As the expert fitter, you will make sure that your colleagues and client staff are safe in relation to your work

Customer Service:

  • Communicate with the key client on the installation process, expected completion time and updates on changes
  • Representing the company, remaining polite and courteous to all
  • Build a strong working relationship with customers, building managers and other Rype Office team members

Teamwork:

  • You will be responsible for ensuring the installation team complete the work in the most effective and efficient manner.
  • Working as a team member, undertaking the safe handling of customer goods
  • Assist your colleagues where necessary in any related tasks, which may include packing, unpacking, loading, unloading into company’s vehicles and in/out of buildings, on-site and off-site
  • Help with driving the van to client site for installs or picking goods from other sites
  • Notifying the Operations Manager of any concerns and improvement ideas

Skills and experience

  • Able to demonstrate breadth of experience as an office furniture fitter, working across a range of office furniture brands in office installations
  • Able to lift items up to 15kg, comfortably
  • Full clean UK Driving License
  • Able to work varied hours, which may include occasional weekend work.
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Energetic and driven individual, passionate about the environment
  • Representing the company at client sites, therefore a high standard of customer service, and professional communication is expected
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Focused on quality
  • Responsible
  • Problem solver
  • Customer focused
  • Physically strong and active
  • Cope well under pressure
  • Happy to work occasional weekends and outside of standard work hours

Closing Date: 14th December 2018
CV Review Date: 
17th December 2018
Possible Interview Date: December

Please note that the employer would like you to submit a cover note explaining why you are suitable for this role along with your CV and application.

How to apply

Please complete the Brent Works registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.