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 Sarah Edwards, HR Manager,  sarah.edwards@gplan.co.uk

 

Skilled Upholsterer

 

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), Training rate of £9 per hour

Job Type: Permanent

Candidates will upholster 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 Sarah Edwards, HR Manager,  sarah.edwards@gplan.co.uk

 

 

Frame Development Technician

 

Hours:                   39 hours per week

Monday to Thursday 7.00am – 4.00pm.

Friday 7.00am – 12.00 noon.

Salary:                   Competitive

Location:              Melksham

Type:                     Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen with our design and development department for a Frame Development Technician.  Within this role you will design our prototype frames from drawings, working closely with production to ensure frames are cost efficient, easy to produce, fit for purpose and developed on time.

You will also set pay rates and construction methods for production frame assembly personnel, and provide training resource and methods to ensure the smooth introduction of new products.

You will be an experienced operator of SolidWorks 3D CAD software and ideally will have used SigmaNest CNC router programming software.  You will also be able to use excel to a good level.

You will be good at multi-tasking and be able to prioritise a varied workload, providing flexibility within the team.  Excellent communication skills are also essential.

Applications are invited in writing to Sarah Edwards, HR Manager,  sarah.edwards@gplan.co.uk

 

 

Part-Time Payroll Manager

 

Hours: 30 hours per week

Monday to Thursday 8.00am – 5.00pm.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Melksham

Type: Maternity Cover – Fixed Term Contract

 

We are seeking an experienced part-time Payroll Manager to cover a period of maternity leave, commencing at the start of November 2018.  This is a busy role in which you will ensure that multiple payrolls across the group are managed and administered in line with company policy and timetable.

You will also be required to; prepare and circulate regular reports including a monthly accounts pack for payroll, prepare monthly nominal journals, maintain accuracy of pay records, administer all aspects of PAYE/NIC/SSP/SMP, administer payments to HMRC  and undertake PllD returns, administer PSA agreements and taxed award schemes, administer pension  and health schemes and other associated payroll tasks.

Successful candidates will have previous experience within a similar role, up to date knowledge of payroll legislation, high level numeracy skills, strong administration skills, strong communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team.

Applications are invited in writing to Sarah Edwards, HR Manager,  sarah.edwards@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)

Location: Melksham

Type: Permanent

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 Sarah Edwards, HR Manager, sarah.edwards@gplan.co.uk

 

 

General Assistant 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: £8.11 per hour plus shift allowance

Location: Melksham

Type: Permanent

A vacancy for a General Assistant has arisen in the production team. The successful candidate will carry out a range of duties to help the factory run smoothly. The role is physically demanding and fast paced. Full training is provided.

Applicants will need to be flexible and willing to undertake a variety of tasks. They will enjoy practical work and be prepared to do repetitive tasks.

Work within the guidelines of the companies Health and Safety Policy.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Applications are invited in writing to Sarah Edwards, HR Manager,  sarah.edwards@gplan.co.uk

 

 

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