Leather Worker - Selector (x2)

Job Posted: 3rd May 2022

Job Title:         Leather Worker - Selector (x2), Scottish Leather Group

Reports to:     Production Manager, Scottish Leather Group

Location:         Bridge of Weir, Scotland


Role Purpose

To consistently deliver high quality outputs of hides to meet customer requirements and expectations, take a proactive approach to Health and Safety for self and others which will contribute to ‘Zero Tolerance’ H&S Initiatives, to deliver quality against targets and objectives whilst contributing to create a culture of continuous improvement, high performance, and customer excellence.

Key Accountabilities

  • Working to Standard Operational Procedures
  • Working proactively with the Supervisor
  • Reporting concerns of quality to Supervisor following the correct process of non-conforming hides
  • Intricate inspection of hides during processing through using the relevant NC guide
  • Delivering high quality outputs
  • Responsible for ensuring all Health and Safety standards are met
  • Takes ownership for ensuring all housekeeping duties are met i.e., clean, and safe work area through 5S implementation
  • Team player – works as part of team to deliver results, sets high standards for self and leads/influences by example
  • Effective communications at all levels
  • Ensuring quality of outputs
  • Quantity of production
  • Delivering results against production targets
  • Meets Health and Safety standards – Zero Tolerance
  • Positive attitude and behaviours

Experience Desired

  • Previous experience of working in an operational environment would be preferential
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, good color vision and differentiation
  • Confident, self-motivated, and resilient, able to proactively identify issues and drive delivery of solutions
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift and manoeuvre finished hides

Key Competencies Required


  • Respond positively to feedback and be open to incorporating these into your way of working
  • Treat every experience as an opportunity to learn something new
  • Ask others for help and advice
  • Undertake regular self-development aligned to your role or future roles

Attention to Detail

  • Consistently provide accurate, complete, and quality work and information
  • Demonstrate brilliant execution by delivering work on time, being thorough, and applying high standards to everything you do


  • Actively develop and maintain beneficial relationships and show commitment to outstanding teamwork
  • Proactively listen to, consider, and embrace diverse ideas and styles


  • Achieve results by prioritising workload, effective time management, and showing efficiency with resources available
  • Monitor plans and makes changes when targets go off track
  • Show energy and determination to drive action through to completion


  • Respond positively to change and look for new ways of working that improve efficiency
  • Be open to trying new ideas


  • Use effective communication strategies
  • Develop and deliver clear, concise, consistent, and relevant information (verbal and written) to meet the needs of the audience
  • Understands, manages, and clarifies expectations

Problem Solving

  • Act on own initiative without being prompted
  • Demonstrate drive to make a positive difference to business performance
  • Have a positive outlook, channel your energy into finding opportunities and solutions, even in times of uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Always seek valid information to solve and eliminate root causes of problems/issues

Key Relationships

  • Colour Operations Manager
  • Colour Manager
  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Production Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Operators
  • Planning & Inventory Manager

How to Apply

To apply please send your cover letter and CV to careers@scottishleathergroup.com

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