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Production Supervisor - Glasgow

Ref: 299 Date Posted: Monday 22 Oct 2018
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Peak Scientific Instruments an award winning Scottish Company, specialising in the manufacture of laboratory gas generators for the life science and biomedical market are looking to recruit a Production  Supervisor to join our vibrant HQ in Inchinnan, near Glasgow Airport.

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. 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 team leaders in the achievement of departmental KPIs.

Key Duties:

  • Supervision of 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

  • Building and testing gas generation systems including sub-assemblies

  • Run daily meetings to discuss targets, workload and performance issues.

You will need:

  • 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 MRP systems

At Peak we recruit individuals who fit our culture and values. The atmosphere is fun, friendly but with a high degree of professionalism and a non- corporate feel.  We respect our colleagues, customers and suppliers and we offer freedom to act, to challenge the status quo but to also take responsibility.

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 450 staff across 21 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.

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

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