Careers

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.

Marketing Placement

The G Plan marketing team are looking for an enthusiastic and resourceful placement student to work in the Melksham headquarters. The marketing and design teams work closely together across the core G Plan brand and also the G Plan Vintage and G Plan Edit collections.

The Key Responsibilities for this role include: –

  • Provide support to the marketing team in the creation of marketing materials, advertising campaigns, PR activity, web and social media content
  • Liaison with marketing agencies and suppliers
  • Liaison with internal departments including Design, Development, Quality and Production
  • Helping to co-ordinate retailer show activities
  • Helping to organise photography shoots and management of photographic assets
  • Ad-hoc business analysis and reporting
  • Assist with research into the upholstery market – retailers, trends, products etc.
  • Helping to co-ordinate training activities for retailers

The ideal candidate for this placement will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • A Self-Starter with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Good communication skills and comfortable in dealing with multi-disciplined teams
  • Strong command of the written word – ability to critique and amend copy
  • Ability to complete tasks to set deadlines and multi task
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent knowledge of using Microsoft Office Packages

This role will be a twelve month placement which will act as the third year of a student’s BA or BSC degree and will be ideally suit a student from a Business, Marketing or other related degree who is achieving a 2:1 or above.

Applications are invited in writing to Emma Thrall, Group HR Executive, [email protected]

Frame Development Engineer

Working as part of a talented Design and Development team, you will be responsible for providing support to the design and introduction of frames into the production environment.

You will be experienced in SolidWorks ideally within a woodwork environment.  As well as developing new prototype frames you will generate technical information for new frames, set assembly pay scales and develop prototype frames.

In this key role you will be self-motivated, have the ability to analyse and solve problems and have excellent IT skills.

Applications are invited in writing to Emma Thrall, Group HR Executive, [email protected]

 

Design and Development Upholsterer

Working as part of a talented Design and Development team, you will be responsible for developing new products and prototypes ensuring they are successfully introduced into production.

You will be an experienced Upholsterer working on a range of leather and fabrics who is keen to progress within a successful team.

Working as part of the Design and Development team, you will be responsible for all document procedures and administration. This will include:

•         Creating fabric specifications
•         Coordinating technical queries
•         Creating all Design and Development documentation
•         Keeping records up to date to ensure production are working with the relevant and latest information
•         Producing costing information

You will be experienced in administration with good IT skills and ideally have experience in Microsoft Dynamics AX and Quality Workbench Systems.  You must be self-motivated, have a flexible approach to work and be able to meet tight timescales and deadlines.

Applications are invited in writing to Emma Thrall, Group HR Executive, [email protected]

General Assistants

We are looking for a number of General Assistants to provide support across all areas of our busy production site. Ideally, you will have previous experience of working in a factory environment and must be able to work as part of a team and to the highest quality levels.

If you are interested in applying, please send a CV to Emma Thrall [email protected]

Upholsterer – Night Shift

We wish to recruit an Upholsterer within the Upholstery team. The role will include working across a range of the products.

You must be able to demonstrate:

•         Good attention to detail and quality
•         The ability to work as part of a team
•         A flexible attitude to work

Previous experience of working with high quality upholstery is preferred.

Applications are invited in writing to Emma Thrall, Group HR Executive, [email protected]

 

ERP Coordinator

G Plan are recruiting an ERP Coordinator with responsibility for creating and maintaining accurate BOMs and the configuration of new model units within Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Candidates must have a knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX, advanced excel skills and the ability to communicate across all levels of the business.

Applications should be in writing to Emma Thrall [email protected]

 

 

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