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Store Designer


Toronto, Ontario, CA

Position Title: Store Designer
Requisition ID: 26825
Career Group (ADSP): Administrative
Division: Qc - Gestion de projets (80069106) 
Department: Engineering and Construction  
Province: Canada : Ontario 
Position Type: Permanent  


This position is responsible for preparing computer aided design drawings: Fixture plans, Store layouts, construction details and decor drawings used for internal presentation and external reference, corporate approval, tendering and permits, and construction execution.  This position will also be responsible for reviewing Consultants working drawings to verify design and Company standards and according to Company banner requirements.

Specific Responsibilities:
•    Provide recommendations and review assigned store design proposals with Supervisor, Planners, and other departments to respect established budgets.
•    Prepare preliminary and Final Store design layouts, fixture plans and construction details for internal review and presentation to client. Responsible for drawings accuracy of Store layouts and that they are in accordance with Company standards.  Drawings to be provided in timely manner as per published schedule by monitoring progress working closely with Supervisor and Planning.
•    Visit stores and sites where major projects are being considered to determine site condition, limitations, and opportunities.
•    Provides recommended solutions and weekly project status updates to Supervisor to proactively address any issues.
•    Analyze project requirements and prepare Request For Proposals (RFPs) for third party consultants to conduct OBC and structural feasibility studies.
•    Ensure accuracy of work, identify potential issues, and ensure work is completed according to project schedule.  Ensures designs meet Company and Banner standards and that design intent has been met.
•    Attend Planning and Consultants meetings as required.

•    College Diploma or University studies (certificate) in Architectural Technology, Interior Designer or equivalent.
•    3-5 years of experience creating retail / commercial design concepts
•    Basic knowledge of applicable legislation building codes and regulations.
•    Ability to understand Construction set of drawings and ability to design Store Layout to implement that layout into Construction drawings
•    Ability to plan and achieve project activities and identify and prioritize urgent and critical tasks both identified by Supervisor and self.
•    Must be highly proficient in Auto CAD. Knowledge of Revit is a plus. Must have minimum an intermediate knowledge of the Windows PC environment, working with PDF and a basic understanding of SAP.
•    Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing                                                            
•    Self-motivated with good organizational skills to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.  Able to adapt to peak periods 
•    Ability to manage multiple projects and achieve deadlines                                     
•    Ability to provide accurate, detail oriented and quality work at all times
•    Detail oriented and have ability to multitask

Effort and Working Conditions:
•    Mainly office environment, with some on-site store visits
•    Must be flexible to work longer hours when required to complete the assigned tasks
•    Some travel will be expected and in most cases will be same day return
•    Manual dexterity required to use desktop computers, large plotters, printers, scanner, photocopier and etc.





Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.  Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.
Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.
We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.

METRO INC. is a food and pharmacy leader in Québec and Ontario. As a retailer, franchisor, distributor, and manufacturer, the Corporation operates or services a network of 953 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, Food Basics, Adonis and Première Moisson, as well as 648 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Food Basics Pharmacy banners, providing employment directly or indirectly to almost 90,000 people.

Our five customer promises are simply that... promises to provide our customers with the best shopping experience possible. Under each promise are actions that support it.

Our five customer promises:

  • Great quality fresh products
  • The people are great
  • It's easy to shop
  • Customers get what they want
  • Prices are good

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