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Production Supervisor - Glasgow

Ref: 642 Date Posted: Thursday 23 Sep 2021
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We are looking for Production Supervisors to join our Production team at Peak HQ in Inchinnan, Renfrew. Reporting to the Senior Production Manager, you will be an experienced leader who will relish the challenge of supervising a busy team of technical operators (+15).

Duties will include:

  • Working closely with the planning team to ensure work plan is carried out to meet agreed delivery dates
  • Monitoring and managing work level and performance standards
  • Maintaining all Health and Safety standards which can include writing and interpreting risk assessments and conducting floor safety inspections to identify areas for improvement
  • Dealing with absence management, including return to work interviews
  • Organising on-going training and development of Technical Operators
  • Managing the building and testing of gas generation systems including sub-assemblies
  • Running daily meetings to discuss targets, workload and performance issues

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.

You will also be:

  • Self-motivated with a keen sense of enthusiasm and the ability to motivate a team
  • Computer literate with experience of operating an integrated IT system
  • Genuinely driven to implement continual improvement processes throughout the business (knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques would be advantageous)
  • Experienced working in a fast paced manufacturing environment (knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical sub assembly would be advantageous)
  • An excellent communicator with people management experience
  • Ideally experienced using an ERP system, (SAP B1) would be 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. 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.

Now is a great time to join us!  This Production Supervisor 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.

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