Livingston James retained by PWR to recruit newly created Finance Director role

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We are delighted to be retained by PWR (Packaging With Robots) to recruit a newly created Finance Director role, based just outside of Glasgow.

PWR specialises in robotic automation for the food industry, working with food suppliers to develop customised solutions. The company focuses on delivering high speed lines coupled with the highest possible line efficiencies in order to maximise the return on investment for its customers.

PWR is growing at an impressive rate, having recently doubled in size to achieve a turnover of approximately £30 million, with plans to double again over the next 4-5 years. The company is profitable and in a strong cash position, despite current market challenges posed by COVID-19, allowing for significant future investment to aid rapid growth.

The Finance Director will look after the overall financial health of PWR and will be an advisor to the Managing Director and Operational Board. They will absorb themselves in the business, showing a keen appetite to understand the company, whilst building significant trust with the Board.

The successful candidate will have the ability to influence at all levels within an organisation, coupled with a proven track record of positively impacting ‘Work in Progress’ costings, and in turn EBITDA. The individual should be strategically focused but also very hands-on to ensure the accurate delivery of financial information.

It is highly likely the selected individual will have operated in an entrepreneurial manufacturing business experiencing a similar journey of high growth. Exposure to European/international reporting and multi-currency is required, as is an exceptional business acumen to have the required impact on operational efficiencies and pricing.


Livingston James is an equal opportunities advocate 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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