Production Manager

  • Peak Scientific
  • Glasgow
  • 11/01/2022

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a new role within the business as a Production Manager. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for executing the production  plan for defined products in our Head Quarter production areas.  You will be an experienced leader who will drive continuous improvement to ensure efficiently, on time delivery and quality targets are met with effective management of all resources (4M).

Duties will include:

Managing the supervision of a skilled and semiskilled labour force to meet daily rates of production output
Managing resources to meet daily schedules, priorities, quality, and efficiency of manufacturing
Collaborating with the Training Team to develop a Centre of Excellence for technical operator training and Continuous Improvement culture
Providing the Operations Manager with defined daily/weekly/monthly figures linked to budgetary control and use of resourced with an emphasis on cost control and efficiency
Managing manufacturing leadership, including goal setting, improvement targets for KPI's, performance management
Partnering with Manufacturing Engineering to develop processes and procedures to enhance  Performance
Identifying and executing opportunities for continuous improvement by using Lean manufacturing tools and cross functional working

The successful candidate will ideally have a bachelor’s degree in a manufacturing related field and/or Lean Sig Sigma Green Belt. You will have a proven ability to coach and lead teams in a medium volume/medium mix, high quality, fast paced environment.

You will also possess:

Significant management exposure in a technical facility / process – manufacturing environment
Strong and engaging communication skills - both written and verbal with the ability to communicate effectively and confidently to all levels of the organisation
Considerable supervisory, administrative, analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
Computer skills to help analyse data, communicate metrics and share direction in written form (MS Office & email applications) Exposure to SAP would be highly advantageous

Our values are structured around our colleagues, our customers and our service, and while our approach and atmosphere within the business is fun, friendly and informal, our priority is always on delivering successful outcomes for our customers. These company values are what inform and protect our unique culture, which in turn shapes our brand and differentiates us in the eyes of our partners around the world. At the heart of Peak is a focus on ‘doing the right thing’, it’s an informal approach but one which is well-known and understood throughout our business.

Established over 20 years, Peak Scientific is a leading innovator in the design, manufacture and support of high-performance gas generators for analytical laboratories, with direct operations in every continent around the world. This success is a result of a continual focus on manufacturing cutting-edge products and in directly supporting customers across the world with industry-leading service and maintenance. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 600 staff globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade. This is a rare opportunity to be a part of that, as we move into the next phase of growth, consolidation and global expansion with plans to establish new manufacturing and distribution capacity, both in the UK and internationally.

Now is a great time to join us!  This role will be challenging and fast-paced, but rewarding and engaging.  On offer in return is a fantastic work, life and fun balance, a great work environment, plus the chance to make a real contribution to the future growth and success of a global business.  If you like the sound of our brand and culture, please click APPLY!

Peak Scientific is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of their religion and beliefs, race, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability or any other protected classification.