Design Administrator



Vacancy Type: Full Time

Location: Witney – Oxfordshire

About us…

We are an Off-site manufacturer, at forefront of the sector. We have a range of sustainable build systems, that utilise Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) that allows us to construct homes which are Greener, Faster, Better.

We supply the nation’s House Builders with state of the art, third party certified wall panel systems, large floor cassettes and roof systems. Nationwide, from Exeter to Aberdeen and everything in between we have a network of skilled Installers and regional Construction Managers and Supervisors installing timber superstructures on our client’s developments.

With a capacity to manufacture 10k houses a year, we supply and install for the UK’s leading private house builders. We do the same in the affordable sector working for national and regional contractors. We also enjoy strong relationships with more regionally focussed house builders. So, our portfolio of projects is diverse from small developments to large schemes and variety of designs. We have a range of Build Systems and services to suit our client’s needs; it’s what we call tailored customisation. We differentiate ourselves through great client service, even going so far as offer training modules to our clients on MMC.

We are always pushing for better ways to make Off-Site Manufacturing more efficient, better quality, more cost effective and make net carbon homes a reality. That’s why our business is growing.

What a great time to join the Off-Site sector and Donaldson Timber Systems: building in volume and faster to overcome the housing shortage crisis; building leaner with Off-Site Manufacturing techniques to overcome skills shortages; building with the world’s truly sustainable material: timber – to help the country get to net zero carbon by 2050.

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And…We are part of the Donaldson Group.

We are a part of a group of 11 businesses operating from 48 locations throughout the UK. Established in 1860, Donaldson Group is one of UK’s largest, privately owned timber companies supporting the construction industry. Family owned, our offer includes: B2B, retail, ecommerce, all with shared values and a common vision, driven by the desire to always do good. We are focused on always providing a number one customer experience, embracing innovation, and doing things in a sustainable way, not just for our business but also for the communities we operate in. But most of all, our People are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we are committed to nurturing and empowering our 1,500+ colleagues across the UK.

 We are ambitious about diversity and inclusion. We specifically encourage female candidates and those from minoritised ethnic groups to apply for this post as they are currently underrepresented in the manufacturing and construction sectors of our organisation.

Our success has been built from our ability to build long-term relationships with clients, becoming an integral part of their business process with our complete service solution.  Our services cover concept design information and technical guidance, full design service, manufacture, delivery and construction on site.


The role

Reporting to the Senior Design Technician, you will provide administration support to the Design Team by ensuring files are up to date and printed in a timeous manner to provide to the factory for manufacture. We will offer you the chance to develop your skills further through our performance management process giving you the opportunity to progress your career within the Group.

In keeping with the specific importance given to Health & Safety and the Environment by Donaldson Timber Systems you have specific accountabilities as set out in our Corporate Responsibility for Health & Safety and Environmental Policy.


  • Ensure accurate data input from excel sheets into Axapta for Design BOM’s
  • Timeous completion of photocopying and printing of drawings and documents
  • Moving and storing of drawings / files within the network in a controlled manner.

Essential Technical Expertise

  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to use a number of software packages i.e. AutoCAD / PDF

Salary and Benefits

We are proud to develop our employees, offering career development and promotion opportunities across the Group.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Benefits Package, including – Cycle to Work, Gym membership

If this sounds like the right step for your career, please apply to