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Project Planner - Glasgow

Ref: 475 Date Posted: Monday 23 Mar 2020
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We have an exciting new opportunity for a Project Planner to join our team in Inchinnan.

This is a newly created role where you will be responsible for the scheduling and administration of specified design projects. This includes scoping, planning and ensuring projects are run to set timescales and pre-arranged budgets, with the relevant risks identified and managed throughout. Regular liaison with other departments will be required to ensure robust communication throughout the project to ensure alignment between the design department and other areas of the business.

THE ROLE: As the Project Planner, reporting to the Design Team Lead, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning of projects from concept to product launch.
  • Ensuring projects run to agreed timescale and budget.
  • Ensuring quality and consistency of project documentation in line with ISO9001.
  • Cross function collaboration.
  • Producing regular project status reports.
  • Controlling risk and issues logs.
  • Creating bill of materials.
  • Assisting with design work when required.

THE CANDIDATE: As an experienced project planner, ideally from a Product Design/Development, Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical discipline, you will also have experience of working within a fast paced, dynamic and diverse organisation. With strong presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, you will have the ability to effectively interface and collaborate with customers, suppliers etc. and be able to convey complex ideas in a clear and concise manner. You will also be a self-starter with the ability to follow tasks through to completion with little guidance and have the personal drive to deliver projects to agreed timescales and budgets. Ideally, you will have experience with project management software, Solidworks, ERP systems and ISO90001 quality management system.


  • 31 days annual leave (27 days annual leave + 4 fixed public holidays)

  • Holiday purchase scheme (up to an additional 5 days per annum)

  • Life assurance

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Money towards team building activities

  • Birthday gift of chocolates or wine

  • Use of Company National Trust passes

  • Subsidised canteen and free fresh fruit twice a week

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.

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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