Product Design Assistant

City Building is one of the largest construction companies in Scotland which provides a range of repairs and maintenance, construction, manufacturing and refurbishment activities across the public, private and third sectors.

We cover a wide range of activities from new build construction to repairs and maintenance in some of the City’s most prestigious buildings and employ 2253 individuals including 250 within RSBi.

From its roots as a supported factory for the visually impaired, RSBi, the manufacturing division of City Building, provides a comprehensive design and manufacturing service offering customers access to a wide range of products including kitchens, office and educational furniture, beds, soft furnishings and also bespoke products.

RSBi is a unique organisation with exceptional resources and a varied capability.  It is today committed to providing employment opportunities for people with disabilities, as well as helping towards the economic regeneration of the local communities and beyond.  This contribution makes RSBi one of the country’s leading examples of social enterprise, combining commercial success with socially responsible practices.

Due to the continual growth of the business, and expansion into new markets, RSBi are now looking for an experienced Product Designer.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful and growing design team, with great scope for personal and professional development. The successful applicant will have a clear understanding of design for manufacturing methods, from design concept to completion.

The successful applicant will also have a developing portfolio of innovative and creative design projects, that demonstrate extensive 3D design skills, and be proficient in the use of AutoCAD software packages.

You will assist the Design Manager to produce design specifications with the objectives of achieving best value for the client, with a user-centered design approach.  You will have the ability to work on you own initiative and to tight deadlines.  You will be an effective communicator who has the drive to embrace new skills and technology.  Experience of working within a fast flowing manufacturing environment is desirable.

A clean current UK driving licence is essential.

This is a great opportunity and a great time to be part our team here at City Building.  If you are interested in joining the team then please submit your CV by email to  or by post to HR Section,   City Building (Glasgow) LLP, 350 Darnick Street, Glasgow G21 4BA by closing date of Friday 7 September 2018.