Production Manager

We are looking to hire a Production Manager for a leading manufacturer of complex special purpose instrumentation in Cambridgeshire who are growing their portfolio of products. The Production Manager will be an important and integral part of the innovative team responsible for running the manufacturing facilities and production activities.

You can expect an excellent work environment, competitive salary and benefits package at a company who are committed to investing in its people. The company is growing and has a very bright future!


Overseeing and coordinating production schedule, assembly, testing, quality, logistics, purchasing etc), monitoring progress against deadlines, liaising with other departments.

Managing planning of the personnel workload, allocating to projects, maintaining KPIs, development and implementation of operational improvements in the manufacturing team.

Managing Health & Safety and risk assessment of the production floor, personnel administration including recruitment, performance reports, absence, discipline etc.


Degree in Mechanical engineering or equivalent qualification / experience is desirable.
Manufacturing background, understanding engineering knowledge and principals, and proven experience in supervisory is essential
Knowledge and application of Health & Safety procedures and legislation.
Ability to use ERP systems.
5S / Lean manufacturing knowledge is preferable
Electrical / test experience and use of SAP is desirable
Excellent time management and organisational skills, good interpersonal and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills

LOCATION: Cambridgeshire (Commutable from Cambridge, Huntington, Peterborough, Bedford, Wellingborough, Newmarket)

KEYWORDS: Production Engineer, Production Manager, 5S, Lean Manufacturing, Vacuum Systems, Pneumatics, gas systems, automation, Mechanical, Complex instrumentation, special purpose machinery, Low volume high-cost equipment, testing.

Job Details

  • Job Ref: 12244
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000
  • Consultant Name: Aksana Walford
  •   Cambridgeshire
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