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Production Supervisor - Glasgow

Ref: 479 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 Feb 2020
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THE COMPANY: Peak Scientific is a global leader in developing innovative gas generation solutions for analytical laboratories in a wide variety of industries including life sciences, biomedical, pharma, petrochemical and environmental.  With over 20 years of sustained growth, Peak has firmly established itself as a dominant player in a global market for laboratory gas generation worth over £250m in 2019, with a focus on manufacturing cutting-edge products and directly supporting customers across the world with industry-leading service and maintenance. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 500 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 and global expansion with plans to establish new manufacturing and distribution capacity over 2020.


THE ROLE: Reporting to the Senior Production Manger you will be an experienced leader who will relish the challenge of supervising a busy team of technical operators:

  • Supervision of approximately 20 Technical Operators and working closely with the planning team to ensure work plan is carried out to meet agreed delivery dates
  • Monitor and manage work level and performance standards
  • Absence management, including return to work interviews
  • Organise on-going training and development of Technical Operators
  • Managing the building and testing of gas generation systems including sub-assemblies
  • Run daily meetings to discuss targets, workload and performance issues.

THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate will have previous experience of working in a fast paced, mechanical/electrical production environment and have the ability to lead and motivate a team. With a positive and pro-active approach, you will take pride in improving productivity/efficiency, developing your team and working closely with the other production supervisors in the achievement of departmental KPIs.

  • Self-motivation with a keen sense of enthusiasm and the ability to motivate a team
  • Computer literacy with experience of operating an integrated IT system
  • Genuine drive to implement continual improvement processes throughout the business (knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques would be advantageous)
  • Experience of working in a fast paced manufacturing environment (knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical sub assembly would be advantageous)
  • Excellent communication and people management experience
  • Experience of ERP system (SAP B1) would be advantageous


  • Annual company bonus scheme
  • 31 days annual leave
  • Life Assurance 3 x base salary

If you have what it takes to be part of Peak, make the move today and click APPLY!

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