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Thu October 17 2019

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Senior Formwork Designer

Job Description

~~What we’re looking for
Senior Formwork Designer
We’re looking for an experienced Senior Formwork Designer to join our Technical team in Chepstow. Whether it’s a large engineering project or a smaller construction project, this role is responsible for ensuring that we accurately meet our customers’ requirements by providing our Sales Engineers with first class technical support. At the same time, you’ll inspire and motivate, working with the Team Leader to incorporate a continuous focus on developing your team in everything you do. 

Key duties:
• Assist the Team Leader in maintaining the operational performance of the Technical Office and, where necessary, lead the team in the Team Leaders absence.
• Develop an understanding of PERI’s products and Technical design strategy.
• Produce accurate and economical drawings, schedules and quotations whilst maintaining an efficient and effective use of time.
• Check schemes produced by other technical team members to ensure safety, accuracy and economy
• Ensure the safety and well-being of all staff, customers and visitors
• Provide technical advice on all PERI products to customers and PERI Sales Engineers
• Actively promote the supply of a first class technical service and lead by example
• Maintain clear and concise records in accordance with company procedures
• Work closely with the Team Leader to ensure consistent, efficient working practices.
• Build a good rapport with Sales Engineers and customers
• Represent the Technical Team to collaborate with and support other regions and functions. Assist the Team Leader with the recruitment and development of Technical staff


What you’ll need

• A depth of experience in a similar role, working with all aspects of Formwork, Falsework and scaffolding designs
• Experience in management and staff development (desirable for senior design role)
• In depth knowledge of AutoCAD
• Desire to build knowledge of PERIcad
• In depth knowledge of Design Analysis Programs


Personal attributes
• Able to lead and motivate a team in Team Leaders absence
• Excellent communication and social skills
• Objective-orientated
• Strong work ethic and reliable
• Good organisational skills
• Meticulous attention to detail


What you’ll get in return

• 2-week product awareness training held in Germany, which enables employees to learn about our products and meet employees in similar roles from PERI subsidiaries around the world


• Competitive salary
• Company car or cash for car
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Occupational Health
• 5 days annual leave for Christmas shut down
• 20 days annual leave entitlement plus Bank Holidays
• Company pension contributions 3% employee + 6% contribution
• Private Healthcare cover
• Childcare vouchers
• Death in service x2 base salary
• Non contractual annual bonus

What’s it like to work for PERI
Our recent employee survey indicated that employees felt “The friendliness of the company enables you to feel part of the PERI family




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