Careers

G Plan Upholstery is one of the best-loved sofa brands in the UK. With a strong design heritage and a reputation for comfort and quality, G Plan continues to design and manufacture in the UK where we have been producing iconic sofas, chairs and furniture for over 100 years.

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 job vacancies will be posted on this page. Alternatively, you can contact us for more information about working for G Plan. Please email Stephanie, HR Manager, on stephanie.pratt@gplan.co.uk

 

Skilled Frame Assembler Vacancy

Hours: A weekly rotational shift:

  • A morning shift of 6.00am to 2.00pm Monday to Thursday and 6.00am to 1.00pm on a Friday
  • An afternoon shift of 2.00pm to 10.30pm Monday to Thursday and 1.00pm to 6.00pm on a Friday

 

Pay: PBR (Pay by Rate)

We are recruiting a Skilled Frame Assembler to join our Frames department.

The successful candidate will assemble sofa frames to the correct method and standards set out by the company. Other duties will include ensuring all health and safety rules are followed and to maintain good housekeeping whilst on shift.

Applicants will need to have previous frame assembly experience including following assembly methods to specification. Applicants will need to be confident handling a staple gun and will enjoy practical work. They will thrive in fast paced environments and be prepared to do repetitive tasks.

Applications are invited in writing to Steph Pratt, HR Manager, stephanie.pratt@gplan.co.uk.

 

CNC Labourer Vacancy

 

Hours: 06:00 – 18:00, 18:00 – 06:00

Shift Pattern: 

Week 1: 06:00-18:00, Thursday and Friday

Week 2: 06:00-18:00, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, 18:00-06:00 Friday

Week 3: 18:00-06:00 Monday to Thursday

Pay: £8.11 per hour, plus £1.15 shift allowance

A vacancy for a CNC Labourer has arisen in the Wood Mill. The successful candidate will support the CNC machinist and help ensure the smooth running of the wood mill.

Other duties will include ensuing all health and safety rules are followed and to maintain good housekeeping whilst on shift.

Applicants will need to thrive in fast paced environments. They will enjoy practical work and be prepared to do repetitive tasks.

Applications are invited in writing to Steph Pratt, HR Manager, stephanie.pratt@gplan.co.uk.

 

 

Skilled Upholsterer Vacancy

Hours: A weekly rotational shift:

  • A morning shift of 6.00am to 2.00pm Monday to Thursday and 6.00am to 1.00pm on a Friday
  • An afternoon shift of 2.00pm to 10.30pm Monday to Thursday and 1.00pm to 6.00pm on a Friday

Pay: PBR (Pay by Rate)

G Plan Upholstery Ltd. is one of the leading upholstery brands in the UK. As part of our ongoing expansion, we are now recruiting experienced Upholsterers to join our Upholstery department.

The successful candidate will assemble furniture to the correct method and standards set out by the company. Other duties will include ensuring all health and safety rules are followed and maintaining good housekeeping whilst on shift.

Applicants will need to have previous upholstery experience including following upholstery methods to specification. Applicants will need to be confident handling a staple gun and will enjoy practical work. They will thrive in fast paced environments and be prepared to do repetitive tasks.

Applications are invited in writing to Steph Pratt, HR Manager, stephanie.pratt@gplan.co.uk.

 

 

PLACEMENT STUDENT IN MARKETING 2018-2019

 

G Plan Upholstery is one of the best loved sofa brands in the UK. With a strong design heritage and a reputation for comfort and quality, G Plan continues to design and manufacture in the UK. At an exciting time of growth, 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 G Plan Vintage collection.

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

This is a varied role offering the chance to work across multiple projects and develop a good level of responsibility. The placement offers the chance to gain useful creative skills using Adobe packages to create content and build skills in community management for social media channels.

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
  • Creative and “out of the box” thinker

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 suited to a student from a Business, Marketing or other related degree who is achieving a 2:1 or above.

Please send your resume and application to: stephanie.pratt@gplan.co.uk

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