Manufacturing Process Technician

Job Posted: 11th July 2022

Location: Paisley, Scotland


Role Profile

The Manufacturing Support Technician will measure, analyse and optimise production processes and design to continuously improve their effectiveness, efficiency and cost by the application of techniques such estimating, work content time study, waste elimination, load and capacity planning through the creation of a robust, representative factory simulation model.

Working within the main manufacturing operations of our facility, support our drive for operations excellence through the creation of a full process factory simulation model making use of various data systems available, and facilitating scenario planning for volume, process, product, and performance changes.


Key accountabilities

  • Demonstrate practical leadership skills with good process, product, and plant knowledge. Must understand the planned maintenance schedule and able to trouble shoot issues
  • Competent with all the process equipment within LCD with special emphasis on the cutting equipment. Must be a competent user of the following -  Zund, Teseo Machine, Versalis Machine, Splitting, Skiving
  • Must demonstrate competence in 365 Dynamics
  • Must be able to able to raise Batch/Works orders
  • Sales orders, work orders and formula’s
  • Master planning
  • Production floor execution
  • Release products and planned works orders
  • Must be competent in the core Microsoft IT software packages 
  • Leading productivity
  •  Utilising improvement tools to increase reliability and availability
  • Perform root cause analysis to identify Failure modes / Waste elimination ideas and corrective actions
  • Create and update work elements in system ensuring capacity/utilisation details are maintained and aligned with load/capacity planning processes


Experience Desired

  • Experience of working with stakeholders at various levels of a business
  • Proficient user of MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project and analysis tools including the simulation software (Simul8)
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement strategies (e.g., Lean Manufacturing, 6-sigma, TPM etc.)
  • Well versed with Engineering & manufacturing drawings interpretation
  • General awareness of Manufacturing Systems (CAD, CAM, ERP) and plant layout (Product, Process & Cellular) relevant to the business
  • Have the ability to manage projects with multiple cross-functional interfaces, have good written and oral communication skills, and be capable of working on own initiative


Key Competencies Required

Develop Yourself - Invests in personal development, is self-aware, authentic and open to feedback

Drive for Results - Delivers against targets in a way which is fast, agile and in line with our Company values

Communicating Effectively - Uses effective influencing strategies. Clear, concise, consistent and relevant for individual situations and understands, manages, and clarifies expectations

Attention to Detail - Your work is complete and accurate

Thinking ahead - Anticipating what might happen

Problem Solving - Recognises where problems may arise and suggests preventative measures Always seeking valid information to solve and eliminate root causes of problems/ issues

Innovation - Creating new and improved products / ways of getting the job done

Team working - Actively develop and maintain beneficial relationships and contribute towards a common goal


Key relationships

  • Engineering Managers and Supervisors
  • Operational Managers
  • Leather Technical Teams


How to Apply

To apply please send your cover letter and CV to

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