G Plan has been producing iconic sofas, chairs and furniture for over 100 years. Our contemporary and classic designs enable us to offer a sofa for almost every home.
And since 1898 we’ve had an unrivalled reputation for excellence and quality which is something that we want to maintain. As such, we are always working to meet our customers’ needs by offering comfortable and high quality sofas coupled with an unrivalled level of service.
We recruit experienced professionals from a variety of backgrounds. In all cases, we look for people with good communication skills, a friendly personality, the ability to work in a team, energy and resilience.
Our current vacancies will be posted on this page. Alternatively you can contact us for more information about working for G Plan.
The business retains an unrivalled reputation for quality, service and commercial design. There is now a rare opportunity for a talented and creative Design Director to join our team in Melksham, Wiltshire.
The design director will be responsible for leading a design and fabric sourcing team, together with an experienced development team to ensure the delivery of new designs from the concept stage to the development of prototypes through to finished products ready for manufacture. This will involve driving creative inspiration; working closely with marketing to ensure consumer needs are considered and collaborating with the operations team to ensure products are designed for efficient manufacture.
You will have several years of experience in managing large scale projects within upholstery product design, a diligent approach to planning and be able to work on your own initiative to a budget and to tight deadlines. You will also be capable of initiating new design projects, driving inspiration and innovation through our business.
To achieve success, you will need to be a strong team player, able to work with and influence cross functional teams across the business.
The role will be based full time at our manufacturing facility and head office in Melksham, Wiltshire with some UK and international travel.
Applications are invited in writing with a full CV to Stephanie Hildon, Commercial Director at G Plan Upholstery Ltd. Email: [email protected]
G Plan Upholstery Ltd is the leading upholstery brand in the UK and has enjoyed many years of success. As part of our ongoing expansion, there is now an exciting opportunity for a fully qualified Fabric Designer/Selector to join our Design team.
As a key member of the team you will work closely with the design and marketing teams to select fabrics and hides for all the G Plan Upholstery ranges. You will develop relationships with existing suppliers and source new mills within Europe, India and the Far East so must be prepared to travel overseas on a regular basis.
With good negotiation and project management skills you will be responsible for coordinating fabric delivery in line with key project milestones, ensuring all fabrics meet technical and commercial specifications.
You will have previous experience in fabric selection and a keen interest in interior design and fabric trends.
Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.
Please send CV and contact details in strictest confidence to:
Emma Wharton, Group HR Executive, [email protected]