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We are a small but hugely ambitious family owned and run business and we are always on the lookout for talented experienced individuals to join our team.

With 4 showrooms across the north of England and demand for our fantastic kitchens at an all time high, we need good people to join our team to help us continue on our journey – we have posted a list of our current vacancies below but if there is nothing suitable but you feel you have something to offer, send us your CV anyway as we will always make room for talented people!

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Due to the success of Preston’s Kitchens they are now seeking a full time kitchen designer based at their showroom in Leeds. Full training will be given, learning the fundamentals of German kitchen designs, product features and benefits.

Based front of house, your main role will be to meet and greet customers at ‘front of desk’ or touring the showroom. The customer could have a ‘pre made appointment’ or be a ‘walk in’. You will engage and introduce the kitchen ranges, demonstrating the kitchens main features.

Your overall main responsibilities;

  • To produce drawings and designs of German Kitchens to compliment the company’s quality of product to our customers.
  • Key duties
  • Provide high quality kitchen design concept and layout drawings, including mechanical and electrical service details.
  • Help to ensure that internal and external systems and processes are continually reviewed and improved upon.
  • Discuss design issues with the sales managers whilst working together to find practical solutions.
  • Address any limitations of technologies and materials involved in the design process
  • Occasionally attend client meetings as required with Sales person to assist with the development of the client’s requirements.
  • Produce fully serviced drawings ensuring that latest industry guidelines and manufactures specifications are adhered to.
  • Ensure that all drawings are up to date, and issued to all relevant parties.
  • Keep up to date on all modern advancement in material and software technologies.
  • Produce drawings in line with current quotes and surveys.
  • Be responsible for checking drawings produced by yourself, and other department colleagues.
  • Make necessary revisions to existing designs as requested.
  • Ensure that the reputation of Prestons Kitchens is maintained at all times.

About you

Essential

  • Minimum 2 -3 -years’ experience in CAD design
  • Experience in the retail kitchen design sector an advantage

Desirable

  • Experience in using 3D design software
  • Experience in quoting

Skills and qualifications

Essential

  • The ability to read and understand drawings with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Ensuring a high degree of accuracy and timely completion.
  • Ideally Qualifications in interior design or similar
  • Literate with AutoCAD or similar software
  • Able to produce good quality CAD drawings
  • The ability to self-manage on a daily basis and work on own initiative

Attitudes

  • Preference for a busy working environment
  • Personable team player with a hands-on approach
  • Strong sense of responsibility, commitment and accountability
  • Outgoing, positive and resilient personality with a "can-do" attitude

Additional Information

  • Full driving licence required with the ability to travel when requested

What we offer

Salary Basic up to earning £50k (pro rata)
28 days (stats)
*Rota will determine weekend working

Showroom opening hours:
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm

  • Flexible rota - including weekends
  • Pension scheme
  • Team building night outs.

Plus a great place to work, fabulous German Kitchens, awesome kitchen designs.

If this sounds like you then apply today!

Opportunity for promotion

Due to the success of Preston’s Kitchens they are now seeking a team to head up the showroom at their Leeds site. Full training will be given, learning the fundamentals of German kitchen designs, product features and benefits. With hands on training to learn the day-to-day responsibility of managing a showroom and most importantly looking after customers.

Based front of house, your main role will be to meet and greet customers at ‘front of desk’ or touring the showroom. The customer could have a ‘pre made appointment’ or be a ‘walk in’. You will engage and introduce the kitchen ranges, demonstrating the kitchens main features.

Your overall main responsibilities;

  • Overseeing the day to day running of the showroom, ensuring customer service exceeds expectations and sales are maximise at every opportunity
  • Monitoring KPI’s to drive sales and hit sales targets, by processing enquiries from visitors to the showroom and online via the website and social media. Back track previous ‘unsold’ enquiries and re engage.
  • Maintaining showroom literature and displays, inc housekeeping
  • Liaising with Interior/CAD Designers team to secure the best kitchen designs and provide competitive prices to customers
  • Make customers aware of promotions

About you

We are seeking self-motivated high achievers who are passionate about looking after our customers and driving results.

  • Previous experience of working in a face-to-face retail environment an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Customer focused with strong commercial awareness
  • Proactive, able to think outside of the box and create a positive working environment
  • Results -driven with experience of hitting or exceeding targets
  • Ideally enjoy interior design

What we offer

Salary Basic 20K plus commission up to earning £5k (pro rata)

Part time hours - 24hrs over 4 days including weekends and Wednesday late opening*

*Rota will determine weekend working

Showroom opening hours:
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm

  • Flexible rota – including weekends
  • Pension scheme
  • Team building night outs.
  • Plus a great place to work, fabulous German Kitchens, awesome kitchen designs

If this sounds like you then apply today!

Opportunity for promotion

Due to the success of Preston’s Kitchens they are now seeking a team to head up the showroom at their Leeds site. Full training will be given, learning the fundamentals of German kitchen designs, product features and benefits. With hands on training to learn the day-to-day responsibility of managing a showroom and most importantly looking after customers.

Based front of house, your main role will be to meet and greet customers at ‘front of desk’ or touring the showroom. The customer could have a ‘pre made appointment’ or be a ‘walk in’. You will engage and introduce the kitchen ranges, demonstrating the kitchens main features.

Your overall main responsibilities;

  • Overseeing the day to day running of the showroom, ensuring customer service exceeds expectations and sales are maximise at every opportunity
  • Monitoring KPI’s to drive sales and hit sales targets, by processing enquiries from visitors to the showroom and online via the website and social media. Back track previous ‘unsold’ enquiries and re engage.
  • Maintaining showroom literature and displays, inc housekeeping
  • Liaising with Interior/CAD Designers team to secure the best kitchen designs and provide competitive prices to customers
  • Make customers aware of promotions

About you

We are seeking self-motivated high achievers who are passionate about looking after our customers and driving results.

  • Previous experience of working in a face-to-face retail environment an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Customer focused with strong commercial awareness
  • Proactive, able to think outside of the box and create a positive working environment
  • Results -driven with experience of hitting or exceeding targets
  • Ideally enjoy interior design

What we offer

Salary Basic 20K plus commission up to earning £5k (pro rata)

Full time hours - 35hrs over 5 days including weekends and Wednesday late opening*

*Rota will determine weekend working

Showroom opening hours:
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm

  • Flexible rota – including weekends
  • Pension scheme
  • Team building night outs.
  • Plus a great place to work, fabulous German Kitchens, awesome kitchen designs

If this sounds like you then apply today!

Due to the success of Preston’s Kitchens, they are now seeking to expand the kitchen installers team.

Your overall main responsibilities;

  • Conduct site surveys in preparation to kitchen installation
  • Dry install all kitchen furniture and laminate worktops. (mild wet connections is an advantage)
  • Install all electrical appliances WITHOUT CONNECTIONS
  • Conduct remedial installs. (Preston’s Kitchens manufacturing process includes a 72 point quality check prior to manufacturing process, so very rare remedial / revisits are required.)
  • Maintain our high installation standard

About you

  • Experienced, time-served kitchen installers (minimum 2 year’s experience)
  • Experience working with German products is a bonus
  • Leeds based – with a fitting area 50 mile radius (predominately within 30 miles)
  • Computer literacy an advantage (excel skills training available)
  • A great attitude and the ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Presentable, customer focused

What we offer

Salary : Ave installation £1250.00 - £1500.00
Guaranteed regular work : Opportunity to fit 40 plus kitchens a year.

  • Great product - German kitchens fully machine ridged built
  • Exclusive work for PK
  • Flexible rota
  • Perks: Team building night outs.

Plus a great place to work, fabulous German Kitchens, awesome kitchen designs.

If this sounds like you then apply today!

As a growing Company we are always on the look-out for the best talent to join our team in a variety of roles including Sales, Installations and Designers.

Applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a basic criminal record check from the Disclosure & Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.

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