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Production Manager (Chemicals)

Production Manager (Chemicals)


£50,000 + progression + 25 days holiday + DIS + electric vehicle scheme

Are you from a chemical engineering background, with any supervisory experience, looking to advance your career with an outstanding organisation which is improving the well-being of millions of people worldwide, through technical innovation and cutting-edge manufacturing, where you will receive excellent training, fast track career progression, within a highly autonomous role?

Are you looking to join an outstanding organisation which is improving the lives of millions of people worldwide, through highly advanced technical innovation, research & development, currently experiencing rapid and sustained growth, where you will be directly contributing to the ongoing success of the company, supporting the Group Operations Manager by managing the day to day running of polymer production and CNC Machining, whilst managing a highly skilled production team?

On offer is the opportunity to join a world leader in the development of specialist polymers and the world leading provider of biocompatible materials for medical applications to the ophthalmic industry. You will be responsible for ensuring all production requirements are met in terms of safety, quality, quantity, cost and time, whilst achieving high levels of client satisfaction.

The role:

  • Planning & Scheduling of Production team & schedule
  • Ensure excellent levels of quality, health & safety during the production process of specialist polymers
  • Manage three teams; Polymer Production Team, CNC Machining Team and Despatch team (30 people in total)
  • Resolve possible production issues during the chemical manufacturing process, including advanced CNC lathes
  • Deputise for the Group Operations Manager

The person:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in Chemistry or related subject
  • Manufacturing / Production Background
  • Chemical Engineering experience

On offer is an excellent opportunity to step into a management position, with a high degree of responsibility develop your career with a growing company, where you will be based in purpose built, modern facilities, working on cutting edge production processes.

Keywords: Production Manager, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Polymers, CNC, Production, NEBOSH, COSHH, IOSH, Cambridge, Ophthalmic, Monomers, Chemical Engineering, Organic

If you are interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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