Modus Fireplaces

Current Vacancies

Design and Planning Engineer

Reports to: Design Director and Owner, Daniel Sanders

Company overview

Modus Fireplaces: Redefining the Art of Fireplace Design

We are a specialist company providing a bespoke fireplace collection to high end residential clients and commercial properties across the UK and further afield. Since opening in 1986, we have risen to be the leaders in our industry.

Role overview

Based out of our design office in Finchley Central in North London, this is a busy and varied role that crosses the critical areas of this unique business: pushing the project through from concept to planning to execution and completion. Ideally suited to a highly organised individual from a technical background who is happy to work in a small business environment, and someone that is looking for, and happy to have, responsibility. As a small business we can offer great flexibility, a varied role and an opportunity to get involved in different areas and facets of the business. There will be a degree of travelling involved mainly around the UK but also abroad (to a lesser extent).

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for all aspects of the fireplace installation, including the planning, the execution and the completion.
  • Manage and work alongside the fitting engineers on site to ensure projects are completed and fulfilled smoothly.
  • Conduct detailed site surveys to link into the design, and the installation plan of new projects.
  • Produce CAD drawings of design overviews for the fabricators, architects, designers, customers and builders.
  • Liaise with builders, architects, designers and customers ensuring projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Liaise with the fabricators to ensure a successful manufacture and delivery.
  • Liaise with suppliers to order other parts needed for a project.
  • Working closely with in-house Project Manager to ensure a successful project management process.
  • Manage stock levels and the storage room.

Main skills/attributes needed


  • Is able to demonstrate strong experience in a technical background (Design / Engineering)
  • Proficient using Autocad 2D
  • Some Project Management experience
  • Hands on approach: prepared to put in the effort and hard work to make the planned details actually happen
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A proactive approach to work
  • Ability to plan and prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Full and clean driving licence


  • Degree level in design/engineering/technical subject
  • Proficient using Sketch Up
  • Practical knowledge of using power tools and ideally metalwork
  • Basic knowledge of building materials
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Own car

Recruitment Process

Please send your CV and covering letter to info@modusfireplaces.com

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