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Design Manager

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Buildings & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £38k - 42k per year + Package

  • Contact:

    Ryan Williamson

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 019

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Design Manager - Southampton
Are you a passionate and entrepreneurial manager looking for your next challenge?
Are you looking for an opportunity to develop yourself and create your own team?
This could be the role for you!
Our client: one of the UK's leading suppliers of shipping container hire and conversion services, are seeking a Design Manager to join their busy team and take their container conversion services to the next level.
The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant business, becoming the focal point for the estimation, design, and delivery of all the company's container conversions.
The possibilities for container conversions are incredibly diverse, so you could be creating a welfare unit or sleeper cabin for a customer in the construction industry, or you could be converting the shipping container to a horse box, coffee kiosk or even a Biomass boiler!
As such, this role will offer a great opportunity for the successful Conversions manager to offer real satisfaction to customers with practical and thoughtful solutions.
Role Responsibilities
·Assume overall responsibility for the design, estimation, and project management of bespoke container conversions.
·Consultation with clients to ensure their needs are met and the best solutions are found.
·Business development, attracting new customers/clients, and growing a team around you to support these needs.
·Liaison with internal and external stakeholders to ensure projects are completed within time scale and budget.
·Being the focal point for all customer queries in relation to container conversion.
·Ensuring the company's reputation is maintained and improved through excellent service to customers.
Key Experience/Qualities
·A background in container conversions or similar industry, such as modular building (Desirable)
·Advanced CAD experience (Essential)
·Estimating Experience (Essential)
·Entrepreneurial mindset, with a passion for developing the department and business.
·Excellent customer service skills
·Degree educated, or similar vocational/work-based experience (Advantageous)
For the right candidate, my client is offering a Permanent salary of around £38-45k including car allowance (the company are flexible on making this part of the package) dependent on skills and experience. Along with great opportunities to for personal development within the company.
This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real mark within and exciting company with ambitious plans for growth, as such it will be popular. Please apply without delay or call Ryan at Carrington West on 02393876019 for further information.