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Product Manager

Product Design
Job Type:
£35k - 40k per year


  • Basic Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Berkshire based
  • Fantastic career path

Are you looking for an opportunity to join an evolving scientific equipment manufacturer that can offer you long-term stability in the current market? This is an opportunity to become a central part of a business, giving you excellent career prospects and the opportunity to develop. They are looking for a flexible individual to take ownership of the business, and in the long term build a successful team around them.

Everything they manufacture is low volume and high value; everything is built as one-offs. You will be responsible for many different things, including customer liaison, system testing and R&D, installation and after-sales. You will also liaise with sub-contractors. If you have recently completed your PhD or find yourself in a similar role involved in physical sciences, but want something that you can really get your teeth into that will keep you busy, please get in touch!

The Candidate: Product Manager

The successful candidate will be positive and confident in their ability, a self-motivated decision maker, and will have most of the following skills and experience:

  • PhD or Masters in physical sciences – Physics, Chemistry, Material Science etc.
  • Experience using vacuum/UHV technology, either academically or in industry.
  • You may have work experience in one of the above and a qualification in the other – if that’s you then do apply! 
  • Willing to travel internationally 5-6 times per year for installations and occasional scientific conferences.

To be commutable to the office you could live in or near one of the following locations:

Slough, Reading, Bracknell, Maidenhead, High Wycombe, Hayes, Farnborough, Camberley

Company information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That’s why our engineering consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates. We actively recruit at all levels from Board level down to Graduates, Engineering and Design Leadership right through to graduate Engineering and Manufacturing roles, as well as Technical Sales & Sales Leadership. 

Required skills • Physics • Chemistry • Material Science • Scientific • UHV • Vacuum Technology

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