Reference : 573209

Site Manager

  • General Management
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/21/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile? Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – The key attitudes and the way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Site Manager role based in Motherwell.

This role is working within our Glassolutions division who are the glass partners for building professionals. They are the largest processor, distributor and repairer of glazing systems in the UK. With a heritage stretching back 150 years, it’s become a £60M turnover business operating from 11 locations.

Due to the continued success and growth we have a great opportunity for an experienced Site Manager to join us at our production site in Motherwell.

As Site Manager you will be part of the senior leadership team and play an integral role in providing a seamless service to our customers. You will effectively manage and lead cross functional teams including; planning, production, transport, maintenance to achieve these goals. You will drive production and manufacturing to keep in line with business plans and make improvements in Safety, Health, Environmental.

As Site Manger you will take a leading role in a number key areas including;

·Environment, Health and Safety

·Customer satisfaction


·Team Leadership -

·Performance / Production KPI’s

·Sustainable Leadership Communication and Working Relationships

You will coordinate a busy manufacturing facility producing in excess of 30K units per day at its peak. You will achieve this by active communicate with all team members to motivate around the company vision.

Your focus will be the delivery of a first class service by adopting and enhancing policies and procedures and techniques across the site including; H&S, Quality, Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement

What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you? 

In order to be successful in this role, you should have;

  • Degree/HNC qualified, or equivalent, preferably in a manufacturing, engineering or business discipline

  • Previous extensive experience in a manufacturing / production environment

  • Green Belt or WCM Instructor/Practitioner qualification is desirable

  • IOSH Managing Safely Certificate or similar is desirable

  • Production planning experience essential

  • Exposure to implementing continuous improvement cultural change

  • People management experience (supervision) essential

  • Strong IT skills and a good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and manufacturing software

  • Strong planning and organisation skills and a high level of attention to detail


Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale we have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with Glassolutions, this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.

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