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Design Surveyor in Harrogate

Wren Kitchens are looking for hardworking individuals to join their family owned manufacturer and retailer of fitted kitchens. Full training is provided so previous experience is not required!

Job description

About The Company
Wren Kitchens is the UK's number one kitchen retailer! Wren is a privately-owned, family-run business which is passionate about kitchens and delivering a world-class customer experience.
 
We employ over 4,500 people in the UK and in the past three years, our kitchen sales have totalled over £1bn. In 2019 alone, we will turnover £700m.

We’re proud to say that we manufacture all of our kitchens out of three, state-of-the-art factories, here in the UK. Wren is famous for having the biggest range of kitchens. We provide tailored kitchens at DIY prices. And with the largest range of colours and styles, Wren provide the creative freedom to inspire customers and build their dream kitchens.

This year also saw Wren named #1 top-rated retail workplace in the UK. In addition to this, The Telegraph recognised us as the fastest-growing bricks and mortar retailer and the Sunday Times ranked us as the 12th largest, privately owned company in the UK.

About The Role

We are now looking for a Design Surveyor to join the team on a 40 hour weekly contract, supporting the showroom throughout the full week.   

As a Design Surveyor, your role will be to provide an expert home measure service to our customers. You’ll visit the customer in their home, complete a survey on their kitchen and record all details, before heading back to the showroom to transfer the measurements onto our kitchen planner and liaising with the Kitchen Designer.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to pay strong attention to detail to ensure that all designs are accurate and have knowledge and understanding of fitting legal requirements. Ideally, you’ll have previous experience of conducting home measures. A driving licence is essential.

At Wren we believe in growing our talent. We will invest in your development and give you opportunities to thrive in your career. When you join, you'll be enrolled onto our 3 day Design Surveyor Induction Programme, where you’ll learn everything that it takes to be successful in the role.

Here are more details about what our Design Surveyors do at Wren:

Critical purpose of role:

  • To provide an expert home measure and liaise with fitters
  • Adhere to all legal requirements and compliance processes

Main responsibilities:

  • To visit customers’ homes and provide a professional home measure service
  • Complete home survey accurately and record all details on home measure pad
  • Transfer measurements to planner and upload home measure sheet into system
  • Liaise with Design Consultant to ensure they are aware of any particular requirements e.g. dog lives in kitchen etc.
  • Liaise with Wren or customer fitter for signer approval of plan
  • Feedback to design consultant of any amendments required


About You

Personal Attributes

  • Mandatory:Attention to detail, knowledge and understanding of fitting legal requirements, product knowledge, driving licence, smart appearance with a can do attitude
  • Desirable: Previous experience of conducting home measures

Some Benefits of Working for Us

  • Fantastic pay – best pay package in the kitchen sector
  • Great career opportunities with ongoing expert training and ambitious expansion plans
  • Amazing incentives during our peak seasons
 
*Applicants for this role who are offered employment will be subject to a basic criminal record check from the Disclosure & Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Please see the DBS policy on our careers site for more information.

Extra information

Location
Harrogate
Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs
Type of Job
Retail
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No

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