Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer

Scottish Leather Group, Bridge of Weir

At Scottish Leather Group, we produce the world’s lowest carbon leather due to our passion for leading sustainable manufacturing practices, continuous innovation, and outstanding services!

Our People

At Scottish Leather Group, we make it personal. We recognise that the uniqueness of everyone who works for us, contributes to our success and resilience. We believe in equality, diversity, and inclusion and welcome individuals from all backgrounds to consider a rewarding career with us. By joining us you will be embarking on an exciting career, where we will help you achieve your professional goals and encourage you to reach your full potential.

Our Values

Scottish Leather Group desires to establish the highest industry standards for quality, innovation, value, service, and care for the environment whilst upholding our Company values: We Make it Personal, We are Committed to Quality, and We are Naturally Progressive

Our Portfolio

We are the largest leather manufacturer in the United Kingdom and employ over 900 employees globally!

Our specialist leathers are produced for a wide range of industries, including automotive, aviation, bus & coach, rail, furniture, and custom projects. We partner with hundreds of prestigious brands in more than 60 countries. Our customers include the likes of Aston Martin, Jaguar Land Rover, Polestar, Lucid, Emirates Airlines, Boeing, and Philips.

Role purpose

To contribute and drive the continuous improvement of all maintenance activities to ensure plant efficiency is kept to an optimum level at all times.

To ensure that all electrical & mechanical maintenance needs are met or exceeded to the level set by the Engineering Manager and partake in all improvement initiatives where applicable. To react promptly and efficiently to all breakdown requirements when required.

Key accountabilities

  • Perform all maintenance activities as required.
  • To assist other members of your team within your abilities & where safe to do so.
  • Participate in all planned, preventative, and predictive activities as required.
  • Participate in all plant efficiency improvements when required.
  • Fully support the maintenance team in providing a first-class service to the company.
  • Log all job data promptly on to internal maintenance system for history and KPI measurement.
  • Ensure health & safety standards are met and maintained
  • Machine downtime efficiency
  • Planned to reactive job completion ratio.
  • Allocated job efficiency targets.
  • Achieve standards set by Engineering Manager

Experience Desired

  • Relevant experience working within electrical/mechanical/technical disciplines.
  • Excellent all-round technical/mechanical/hydraulic system knowledge.
  • Broad knowledge of both electrical and mechanical disciplines.
  • Previous experience of working in an operational environment would be preferential.
  • Excellent time management and communication skills.
  • Organised, logical, and methodical approach to planning and execution of tasks.
  • Has a ‘can do – will do’ attitude.
  • Confident, self-motivated, and resilient, able to proactively identify issues and drive delivery of solutions.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment.

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 prioritizing 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.


  • 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

  • Engineering Projects Manager
  • Engineering Director
  • Head of Engineering
  • Engineering Maintenance Manager
  • Operational Managers
  • Leather Technical Teams


  • Scottish Leather Group Pension Plan
  • Holiday entitlement package (additional days granted for long service)
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP): Work-related support & counselling
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to a network of fully trained internal coaches & mentors to support career development.
  • Additional training and development opportunities including SCQF qualifications, secondments, and external training.
  • Access to SLG & Me Benefits & Wellbeing Portal: A range of discounts across various retailers and health & wellbeing support.
  • Dedicated network of Mental Health first Aiders.
  • Employee voice: opinion surveys to enhance our workplace culture.
  • Employee recognition platform.
  • Group Life Assurance plan

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