This position of designer primarily consists of being responsible for renovating and recreating the kitchen area and ensure that the project meets the requirements of the client. The designer will discuss the detail of the project, draw the plan according to their client’s needs, prepare an estimated cost for the project, talk with architects, hire its own subcontractors, order appliances and materials to be use and spearheaded the overall kitchen installation.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
To be considered for this position and / or to perform this job successfully an individual must have these skills and abilities, or be able to acquire them in a time acceptable to management.
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business communication
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients
Excellent phone skills
Pleasant voice and on-phone personality
Excellent follow-up dependability
TIME MANAGEMENT SKILLS
Ability to follow established priorities
Ability to meet time sensitive commitments and expectations
Excellent multi-tasking skills
Excellent organizational skills
- Minimum of 3 years experience in Design and Sales
- In depth Knowledge of the European Cabinetry Industry
- AutoCad and Sketchup Proficiency (3D Modeling and Freeshape)
- Metric and Imperial System Usage
To be considered for this position the candidate must have a High School Diploma or equivalent with a 2+ years college degree preferred. Must have the ability to strictly adhere to the company processes and procedures. To perform this job successfully an individual must have working knowledge of or be able to learn these skills in a time acceptable to management. The requirements listed below are representative of the general business knowledge, skills and abilities required. These include but are not limited to:
- Good understanding of basic Cabinet Construction
- Architectural Design or Cabinetry Construction Background
- Basic Sales Training required
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
The requirements listed below are representative of the specific knowledge, skills and abilities required. These include but are not limited to:
- Meet and Consult with Clients
- Design and Present Concepts and Visualizations
- Prepare and coordinate Projects
- Meet with Architects, General Contractors and Builders
- Attend our frequent Events and Trainings
COMPETENCIES (in order of importance)
Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical;
Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks;
Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations;
Independence — Job requires developing one’s own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done;
Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
CONDUCT OF BUSINESS
The majority of customer contact will be via telephone or electronically. The employee is expected to consistently maintain a professional behavior and demeanor when in discussion with clients or any other party.
The physical demands are representative of those an employee would encounter in a similar industry role. Candidate will operate from their Home Office and travel on a daily basis. Employer will provide all necessary equipment, phones and internet services, and all supplies. The employee will have to lift and move cabinetry and other items weighing up to 60 lbs. This position will deal with stress created by time lines, high dollar decisions, unreasonable customers, inflexible regulators, impatient clients, and technology changes and challenges.