There are a wide range of careers in the bathroom industry and its supply chain, and the type of job that is perfect for you will depend on your skills, interests and ambitions.

Bathroom manufacturers make a vital contribution to the UK economy, supporting hundreds of thousands of jobs in retail, installation and production. And with collective sales of around £4bn annually, our members make a significant contribution to ‘UK plc’ and provide an exciting range of career paths.

This is an industry full of opportunities, requiring the skills of many different types of professionals. The Bathroom Manufacturers Association is proud to partner with recruitment specialists Simon Acres Group Ltd to bring you the latest job roles in the sector, listed below.

Anyone wishing to enter the industry or looking to brush up on their knowledge and skills can make us of a series of online seminars as part of our Bathroom Academy. These learning resources are specifically tailored to the needs of the sector and you can receive a certificate to show your progress.

Current Vacancies:

Bathroom Designer

Location: Dorset, Bournemouth

Simon Acres Recruitment are very pleased to be working with a reputable Kitchen and Bathroom Company that has been trading for over 30 years to find an experienced Bathroom Designer based in Dorset.

Your duties will include:

Effectively promoting the brand and product whilst negotiating sales
Providing excellent standards of customer service
Achieving sales in line with sales targets
Providing excellent communication skills; face to face, via telephone and virtually
Executing and coordinating sales of bathrooms
Meeting and greeting customers in the showroom
Creating and maintaining your own individual lead base
Ability to work under pressure when necessary
Liaising with Installers
Occasionally accepting deliveries in the warehouse

Key experience:

CAD Design (ArtiCAD Pref.)
CRM System (Smart Pref.)
Sales and presentation experience
Knowledge of Bathroom Design and bathroom products
Full UK driving license and own vehicle (Essential)

In return my client is offering:

Basic salary up to £28,000 per annum + commission
5-day week (Monday to Saturday)
20 days holiday + bank holidays
Company pension scheme
Employee discount upon successfully passing probation

**Simon Acres Recruitment are acting as the recruitment agency for this vacancy**

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Bathroom Sales Consultant

Location: Oxfordshire

Simon Acres Recruitment are working with a leading independent building and plumbing merchant based in Oxfordshire, who are looking for a Bathroom Sales Consultant.

Offering a salary of £22,000 - £26,000k depending on experience + Commission.

The Role:

Design bathrooms using CAD software (Virtual Worlds)
Meeting personal KPI’s
Deal with prospective and existing clients in person and via telephone
Produce quotes taking into account customers design constraints
Liaise with the admin staff in order to process the orders in a timely manner
Liaise with warehouse staff regarding deliveries
Site survey visits to measure up and gather relevant information
Liaise with the installation team to ensure products quoted are suitable
Assist with the upkeep of the showroom, selling ex-display and discounted products, making the Showroom Manager aware of any snagging requirements
Continuous development of product knowledge
Take ownership of a sale from beginning to end
Working Hours: 8.30 – 5pm Monday – Saturday. 1 Day off in the week
Candidate Requirements:

Experience in designing bathrooms
Virtual Worlds software knowledge/experience desirable but not essential
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
Excellent communication and organisational skills
Confident and highly motivated
Must have a full UK driving licence
Simon Acres Recruitment are acting as the employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Senior Bathroom Designer

Location: Cambrideshire, Cambridge

Simon Acres Recruitment are seeking a Bathroom Designer for a well-established high-end showroom based in Cambridgeshire.

An exciting opportunity for a creative and passionate individual to a busy bathroom showroom.

This role offers a basic salary of £25,000-£30,000 per annum (DOE) + Bonus.

Responsibilities: -

Building effective business relationships with clients, to understand their requirements and needs

Inspiring clients, offering ideas and suggestions to help create their dream bathroom

Accurately producing bathroom designs using CAD

Attending to client appointments to gain measurements

Seeing projects from start to finish

Requirements: -

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to work alone as well as part of a team

Ability to create and communicate amazing bathrooms for all customers

Experience using CAD design (Virtual Worlds or similar)

Enthusiastic, hardworking and a positive individual

Full UK driving license is essential

Simon Acres Recruitment are acting as the employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Product Compliance Engineer

Closing Date: 28/02/2022

You'll have the support of a global function specifically focused on monitoring and managing product conformity, but as a compliance engineer in the UK, you'll be managing documentation submissions across a wide variety of product lines.

Sometimes this may be as straightforward as filling out a form, but on other occasions, you may need to test and analyse products before preparing submissions, so it's a hands-on role focused on both engineering and manufacturing.

Each product comes with a Bill of Materials, and you'll be responsible for vetting each component from a conformity perspective.

When products are finished in the R&D cycle, you'll support the manufacturing launch process to ensure sustainability and high volume suitability for years to come.

The Successful Applicant

You might not be in a Compliance Engineer position right now, but ideally you'll have transferable skills from elsewhere in manufacturing.

Exposure to ERP systems, Bill of Materials, and understanding how complex products come together would be perfect.

CVs and covering letters should be sent to

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Why you should join the BMA

The BMA offers a host of opportunities whereby members can network with Industry peers. The BMA is supported by a pro active membership and committee structure, giving members opportunities to network. Committees regularly invite speakers on topical issues from a variety of avenues.

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