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Operations Director

About the role

Scottish Leather Group Limited is the largest manufacturer of leather in the United Kingdom employing over 500 employees globally, across 7 locations including Scotland, China, Germany, Mexico and the USA. We are proud of our heritage as a long-standing Scottish manufacturer, which is steeped in tradition, and we have prospered through the years by continuously looking forward by adopting best in class manufacturing principles.

Partnering with hundreds of prestigious brands in more than 60 countries, our vision is to be the most successful and respected group of leather manufacturing companies in the world and we are passionate about leading sustainable manufacturing practices, continuous innovation and outstanding service.

The Group is long established with combined experience in tanning and finishing leather of over 500 years. Our specialist leathers are produced for a wide range of industries including automotive, aviation, bus and coach, rail, furniture and custom projects. Our customers include Aston Martin, Volvo, Jaguar Land Rover, Ford, Emirates Airlines, Boeing and Philips.

The philosophy of Scottish Leather Group is a desire to establish the highest industry standards for quality, innovation, value, service and care for the environment whilst upholding our Company values; Integrity, Honesty, Fairness and Respect.

Scottish Leather Group is looking to appoint an outstanding Operations Director who will own this philosophy, shaping and driving operational excellence and a smart, connected factory with a safety-first approach.

With the responsibility of leading a workforce of over 300 dedicated individuals, and strong emphasis on building a high performing team and developing a succession plan for the future, the Operations Director will build collaborative relationships with engineering, technical and quality.

We are looking for a leader with natural gravitas who can create a common goal, influence upwards and across the business, and represent the voice of operations for the company.

A full candidate brochure is available to download here.

To apply, please send your CV with covering letter to Ailsa Sutherland at FWB Park Brown at