Livingston James is delighted to partner with Stewart-Buchanan Gauges to identify their new Managing Director

*Please note this opportunity is now closed to further applications. Should you be interested in similar roles and wish to have an exploratory discussion, please contact Douglas Adam at [email protected].


An employee-owned business, Stewart-Buchanan Gauges has the enviable reputation as a manufacturer of market-leading, technically advanced products.

Their mission is to recognise and exceed customer expectations whilst also building a strong ownership culture that creates sustainable employment and the opportunity for each employee to contribute and succeed. As a company, Stewart-Buchanan Gauges likes to stay one step ahead and their strong commitment to innovation has enabled them to grow in highly competitive markets both across Europe and around the world.

As an employee-owned business, an entrepreneurial mindset is an asset throughout the company. Every employee’s contribution matters to the overall success and needs to be cultivated.


Due to an impending retirement Stewart-Buchanan Gauges is looking to appoint a new Managing Director who will ensure the ongoing and long-term sustainability of the organisation, providing local employment for future generations. Providing strategic leadership, the successful candidate will initially ensure the organisation continues to prosper post-pandemic before focusing on growth areas including the identification of new routes to market; the diversification of customer portfolios; and the extension of products/services in response to the external environment and changing demand.


With relevant executive level experience gained within a manufacturing or engineering product or services business focused on delivering the highest levels of customer service, the successful candidate will be an inspirational leader able to lead from the front and carry a team forward.  A strategic thinker able to evaluate the market and business climate, recognise opportunities as the market shifts and make decisions with vision, you will be empathetic and focused on ensuring Stewart-Buchanan Gauges continues to be an open and empowered workplace that encourages employee participation.

The role demands a commercially minded, strategic and innovative leader and, perhaps most importantly, someone who buys into the overall ethos of Stewart-Buchanan Gauges, as an employee-owned business.


Further information on Stewart-Buchanan Gauges can be found via the video link provided below:

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To learn more about the role please contact Douglas Adam at Livingston James, our retained advisors via [email protected].


Stewart-Buchanan Gauges – Managing Director Position Profile


Stewart-Buchanan Gauges is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

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