Production Technician

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Competitive Basic Salary & Excellent Benefits
Competitive Salary
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Do you keep up to date with Luxury Fashion? 
Do you enjoy Carpentry and Production?
Do you love all things Props and Displays?
If YES, we may have the role for you… 
Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a new Production Technician to join its thriving Display team in our Studio in London – Alperton. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you.  


How we reward your hard work… 

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as:


  • Up to 40% off fashion  
  • Up to 40% off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers 
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine, and spirits 
  • Clothing allowance


You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay! 


About the role… 

As a Production Technician you will assist and deputise for the Production Manager in all operations of the production workshop by producing and modifiying high quality props and displays for the stores window display.


  • To produce and modify high quality props and display materials for use in windows and interiors in conjunction with the Production Supervisors
  • To prepare props for distribution to all stores, involving wrapping and assisting with loading and unloading props onto van.
  • To assist with the installation of display schemes within the Knightsbridge store ensuring HN standards of design and presentation are maintained.
  • To assist in the construction of scale mock-ups, prototypes and/or full-size examples in order to help visualise ideas and overcome problems.
  • To work out how props will be built, subject to approval of Production.
  • Manager.
  • To maintain good day to day housekeeping in the workshop and to ensure the workshop is maintained as a safe working environment, Informing the Production workshop coordinator of any possible Health and Safety issues in the workshop.
  • To ensure that the Health and Safety codes are put into practice within the workshop and when working in the stores
  • Travel to regional sites to install schemes as and when required, overseeing freelance workers instore to ensure HN standards of design and presentation are maintained.


To ensure that individual work and work of freelancers during regional installs complies with the safe practices specified in the risk and manual handling assessments.
To help ensure quality standards and delivery requirements are met at all times.
To liaise with and assist outside companies that produce or install display materials to ensure work is carried out efficiently and to HN standards.


Is this you? 

We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and are looking for something uniquely different.  


  • Do you have proven experience in carpentry and prop making?
  • Do you have a Minimum NVQ level 1 in carpentry or equivalent?
  • Do you have retail display experience?
  • Do you have experience in a workshop in any field events/theatre/retail/television/film?
  • Do you have knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation including risk assessment.


If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! 


Where do I sign? 

If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us. 


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