Careers at Parker Knoll

We are a creative, passionate,  hardworking team. We design, develop, produce and manage the manufacture of the finest Sofas and Chairs in our state of the art manufacturing facility in rural Nottinghamshire. If you would like to work for one of the leading consumer furniture brands in the UK and are interested in any of the roles advertised below please send your CV along with a covering letter to [email protected]

For information regarding how we collect and use personal information about you during the recruitment process, please refer to our Candidate Privacy Policy.

Where are we based?

In 2016 we moved to a new purpose built, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Castlewood, Nottinghamshire where we continue to design and develop the best of British sofas and chairs that provide the ultimate in comfort.

Our manufacturing facility includes our complete production line, from upholstery teams to machinists and frame technicians to sales and customer service, and design & development, together ensuring the seamless production of every single piece that leaves our factory every day.

Employee Benefits

Holiday

You will be entitled to 28 days annual leave (which includes 8 statutory holidays) and an additional 5 days leave after one years employment.

 

Employee Survey

Offering our employees the opportunity to give their views on the business, an employee survey is held every year. Results from the survey are shared with everyone with various initiatives being introduced from the feedback received.

 

Free Parking

Free parking is available at our state of the art modern factory.

 

Employee Assistance Programme

A 24 hour confidential helpline is available to all our employees with practical information and advice covering a range of topics affecting health, family, personal support and money matters. A range of their information booklets are also available in The Lounge.

 

Apprenticeship and Graduate Training Schemes

We offer apprenticeships and graduate training programmes in a range of disciplines and will support your ongoing development in your role.

Pension Scheme

We recognise how important it is to save for the future and offer personal pension schemes to all our people. Eligible employees can also participate in the salary sacrifice scheme.

 

Career Development

Training and Development opportunities are available to learn new skills and progress within the company.

 

Life Assurance

Our people also benefit from our Life Assurance Policy.

 

Charity Committee

Each year, we choose a charity to support. Our charity committee organise a range of fund raising activities throughout the year including cake sales, Mud Run and lottery.

 

Staff Purchases

Allowing everyone to be the proud owner of our products.

Communications

In addition to our quarterly newsletters, a Communications Day is held twice a year to update everyone on activities in the business.

 

150 Ideas In Motion

To mark the 150th anniversary of Parker Knoll, our employees are invited to put forward their ideas for further improving the quality of our services and products. A prize is available for the idea that offers the biggest improvements for the business.

 

Social Committee

Our active social committee organise events throughout the year including the Christmas party and the running club.

 

EU Nationals

We support our EU nationals with applications throughout the Settled Status process and with English language classes.

 

Cycle to Work Scheme

Encouraging our people to stay healthy and travel to work by bike, we have introduced a Cycle to Work Scheme. This allows employees to have cycles and safety equipment on a tax-free basis.