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Manufacturing Engineer - Glasgow

Ref: 388 Date Posted: Thursday 11 Jul 2019
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Job: Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type: Full Time
Location: HQ, Inchinnan, Renfrew near Glasgow Airport

We have an excellent opportunity for a talented Manufacturing Engineer to join our Engineering Team here at in Inchinnan. Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Team Leader, your primary focus will be to manage daily engineering issues arising from the shop floor, new product introduction and provide technical support to maintain the smooth running of production. 


  • supporting production in resolving production issues as well as fault finding on generators not meeting specification in the Test room.

  • supporting new product introduction by initially participating in product builds, designing and constructing benching including jigs and fixtures, creating production and test documentation in order for technicians to build and test product

  • maintaining production and test documentation to accommodate changes in product or processes

  • ensuring correct tooling is specified for build as well as reviewing and improving the production processes

  • supporting other functions, for example service and procurement, with respect to product or component issues as well as evaluating alternative components/materials to ensure production is not adversely impacted by changes

  • supporting the various departments/functions of the company to improve and increase effectiveness of the operation safely and within agreed budgets


Your key attributes will include:

  • A minimum of an HND qualification in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Production Engineering and have a proven experience & sound engineering background, understanding materials and assembly processes, and have a hands-on approach to resolving and engineering solutions to problems.

  • experience with operating and servicing automated assembly equipment with a Mechatronic or Engineering Systems qualification (HND/Degree)

  • have experience in managing several projects to meet departmental goals,

  • liaise with personnel from different departments/functions to meet their requirements with regards to service/information requests,

  • computer literate, having experience of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project. Experience of SAP Business-One, QPulse and Solidworks CAD would be advantageous,

  • knowledge of gas generation using either Carbon Molecular Sieve (PSA), or Membrane technology, would be useful but not essential as training will be given.

At Peak we target individuals who fit our culture and values, you will have a high degree of professionalism but appreciate our non- corporate feel in a fun atmosphere.

THE COMPANY: Peak Scientific is a global market leader in the design, manufacture and servicing of instrument gas generators for analytical laboratories. With over a decade of sustained high growth and an international footprint of 500 staff across 20 countries, Peak is one of Scotland’s fastest growing manufacturing businesses; a status recognised recently with the accolade of being one of only two companies in the UK to be awarded two Queens Awards for Enterprise in 2016, one of which was for our service offering. Over the last five years the company has enjoyed impressive annual growth between 25 and 30%, overall and 60% growth across the service division, selling 90% of our gas generator products overseas to over 126 countries. Individuals who fit our culture and values will have a high degree of professionalism but appreciate out non-corporate feel in a fun atmosphere.

There is a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to develop within a rapidly expanding technology manufacturing business, in a very energised and challenging environment. If you can see yourself in our global business, please click the Apply button.


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