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Production Manager - Scientific Instruments

Job description

Job Title: Production Manager – Scientific Instruments

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Cambridgeshire

Salary: £45-60K Dependent on experience

Start Date: ASAP


The Company

This group designs and manufactures state-of-the-art products to be used within the chemical and biological science market. They specialise in turning scientific research and discovery into commercially viable products.

Based just outside Cambridge, both engineers and scientists occupy the groups cutting-edge manufacturing and testing facilities, where you will rub shoulders with scientific subject matter expert! As the group expands their product offering, they continue to be passionate about the advancement of science and creating innovative products in the process.

The Role

Working with the Head of Operations, the Production Manager will manage two production teams across two specific brands of the group. You will also work alongside the compliance team to ensure production is in line with GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) and the relevant H&S standards.

Speaking regularly with the finance team, you will help implement cost-saving measures across manufacturing and production. Other opportunities to develop as a manager include recruiting and training new staff into your team, overseeing the team’s daily workload, setting KPIs and monitoring progress.

This sounds like a bit of me! What skills do I need to get the job?

-          Experience having worked as a Manufacturing Manager or Production Manager specifically in a Scientific Instruments environment. This is absolutely essential.

-          Good working knowledge of MRP software with regards to production.

-          Proficient with Microsoft Office.

Can you tell me more about the company benefits?

-          33 days paid holiday a year including bank holidays

-          Pension scheme

-          Private health insurance

-          Cycle to work scheme

-          Environmentally friendly car scheme

I’d like to apply, how do we get the ball rolling?

Number 1: Click the little apply button (don’t worry, we’ll discuss before your CV or application goes anywhere).

Number 2: Email me directly on

Number 3: You can find me on LinkedIn (Alexander Flory) and drop me a message on there!