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Design Manager

Ref: ARV4602

Skills: Timber Frame, Timber Engineering / EWP, Structural Engineering, SIPS, Offsite Construction, Cabins / Lodges / Portable

Role: Technical Manager, Design Manager, Structural Engineer

Location: East Midlands, East Anglia

Sector: Design / Technical, Timber Frame

Work with quality projects | Use your knowledge of timber | Play an important part in a well established business | Help develop Trainees | Use your interpersonal skills

Design Manager - timber systems


£competitive + bonus

Full time, permanent 


Design Manager with proven experience and knowledge in timber is required for a successful and profitable manufacturer of high quality timber buildings.  This is a key role, comprising the following facets: 


  • Designing, detailing and calculating for a range of timber buildings, varying in size and complexity
  • Involved in the technical element of bids for tender
  • Carrying out site surveys, working closely with the teams on construction sites
  • Liaising and coordinating your projects with Engineers
  • Assisting in the development of a team of trainees


About you:

  • Proven experience in the technical elements of designing timber products/timber frame buildings at a Senior level, ideally as Engineer
  • Strong communication skills, able to liaise with people at all levels
  • Engineering qualification, ideally at degree level
  • Proven ability to organise yourself and others
  • Able to demonstrate your eye for detail



  • Products acknowledged as best in the UK in its sector
  • Opportunity to make a real difference
  • Competitive salary + bonus (potentially up to 5% of salary)
  • Company contributed pension scheme


If you want to take your considerable experience in timber engineering to the next level, utilising both your technical and interpersonal skills, please apply today or call Sue Eustace for a confidential conversation.


key skills: design manager, senior designer, engineer, timber engineering, timber frame, engineered wood product, ewp, CAD, Mitek, Wolf, hsbCAD

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