Company: Blairs Windows – Part of the Saveheat Group

Job Position: Production Manager – PVCu Windows

Job Description:

Production Manager with General Management Capabilities required to set up and run the manufacture of PVCu windows in the West of Scotland

About Blairs Windows.
Blairs Windows is part of The Saveheat Group which is the formation of 4 manufacturing companies under the one brand based in Greenock, Glasgow and Dalgety Bay in Fife. One company 4 window products.
Supplying Glazing Systems to the Trade, Commercial, Architectural, New-Build Markets. As part of our expansion we will be manufacturing PVCu in our Greenock factory to supplement our PVCu production in Fife.

Position Description
We are recruiting for a Production Manager with experience in manufacturing PVC windows and general management capability. Blairs Windows Ltd is a long-established company with an excellent reputation and is the market leader in the manufacture of bespoke timber window and door products. We are looking to manufacture PVCu windows in our 120,000 sq ft factory in Greenock early 2019 and we are looking for someone to come in with PVCu manufacturing experience to set the company up and handle the day to day running of the business.
The successful candidate should possess PVCu manufacturing experience, possess general management skills, have excellent communication skills, across all levels, and be able to build up relationships with staff and customers, at all levels. The position will be based at our factory in Greenock.
• Set up new PVCu manufacturing facility.
• Recruit new shop floor and office staff.
• Control of the company P&L.
• Agree with Sales and Operations Director the strategy of the business and the structure to support it.
• Set up and develop a manufacturing process system that will measure capacity planning, Scheduling and batching and constantly review manufacturing methods and machine capabilities.
• Develop the shop floor production systems and maximise production output.
• Set up a clear and visible purchasing system, working with stock control, suppliers etc so that we are able to meet all delivery deadlines.
• PVCu manufacturing experience.
• Management experience.
• Track record of managing successfully.
• IT and Financial knowledge.
What we offer:
Competitive salary, depending on experience.
20 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays
Mobile Phone
Driving Licence
Business Mileage Allowance
Relocation Allowance

Contact Colin Torley on

Vacancy: full time

Email address:

Phone: 07764 453842

Vacancy time limit: 4 weeks