Careers

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.

Kitchen Sales Designer

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!

Customer Liaison (Leeds)

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 the front 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 kitchen’s main features.

 

Your overall main responsibilities

  • Overseeing the day to day running of the showroom, ensuring customer service exceeds expectations and sales are maximised at every opportunity
  • Maintaining showroom literature and displays, inc housekeeping
  • 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 working in a face-to-face retail environment is 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
  • Ideally enjoy interior design

 

What we offer

 

£23,000- £35,000 (OTE)

Full time hours – 40hrs over 5 days including weekends and Wednesday late opening*
*Rota will determine weekend working

 

Showroom opening hours:
Monday + Tuesday 9am to 5pm, Wednesday 9am to 8pm, Thursday + Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 2pm

 

  • Flexible rota – including weekends
  • Pension scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Free coffee and tea
  • Team building night outs
  • Plus a great place to work, fabulous German Kitchens, awesome kitchen designs

 

If this sounds like you then apply today!

Part-Time Customer Liaison (Huddersfield)

Due to the success of Preston’s Kitchens, they are now seeking a Part-Time Product Consultant for the showroom at their Huddersfield 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 the front 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 kitchen’s main features.

 

Your overall main responsibilities

  • Overseeing the day to day running of the showroom, ensuring customer service exceeds expectations and sales are maximised at every opportunity
  • Maintaining showroom literature and displays, inc housekeeping
  • 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 working in a face-to-face retail environment is 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
  • Ideally enjoy interior design

 

What we offer

 

£11,000- £15,000 (OTE)

Part-time hours – 22hrs over 3 days including weekends

 

Showroom opening hours:
Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm, Sunday 11am to 3pm

 

  • Pension scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Free coffee and tea
  • Team building night outs
  • Plus a great place to work, fabulous German Kitchens, awesome kitchen designs

 

If this sounds like you then apply today!

Showroom Manager

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!

Kitchen Installers

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!

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