Development Trainer

G Plan has become a benchmark for quality British design. As we enter an exciting new phase of brand evolution, we are building a dynamic and market-leading Design and Development team, to help drive business growth.

Our purpose-built Wiltshire head office and manufacturing facility offer an incredible platform, where knowledge is shared amongst a team of industry experts. Here you will work alongside your manufacturing and commercial colleagues to develop the next phase of G Plan product innovation.

Within this varied role, you’ll take responsibility for training to ensure the smooth transition from development into production for new model launches through the.: –

  • Provision of support, training and documentation for all new model introductions.
  • Accuracy of all documentation including bill of materials sign off prior to introduction.
  • Monitoring of manufacturing processes to ensure that product is upholstered to the agreed standards.
  • Attendance at relevant new product introduction review meetings.
  • Investigation of any issues prior to handover to production.
  • Approval of upholstery methods created by development.
  • Liaison with the quality department regarding quality issues to facilitate solutions.
  • Monitoring of workmanship standards through regular observations, data analysis and audit results.
  • Championing of the model improvement process, suggesting correction actions with regards to products or processes.
  • Management of appropriate upholstery training records.

Applicants will possess the following key skills: -

  • Experienced upholsterer within the furniture industry.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work within a team or work independently.
  • Innovative thinking.
  • A passion for continuous improvement.

If you have the passion and commitment to help us continue to deliver our quality products and service, then we would love to hear from you. In return we offer an attractive salary and benefits package.

To apply, please email your CV to: sarah.edwards@gplan.co.uk

G Plan Upholstery Ltd, Hampton Park West, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 6GU