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Production Manager Electronics (f/m/d)

Date:  25-May-2023

Ulm, DE

Job Function:  Technical
Business Unit:  WITec

At Oxford Instruments, we enable the world’s leading industrial companies and scientific research communities to image, analyse and manipulate materials down to the atomic and molecular level. Our Materials Analysis group, consisting of the Asylum Research, Magnetic Resonance, NanoAnalysis and WITec business units, combines products and solutions to support a broad range of end markets and application segments for all our customers’ materials analysis needs. The product portfolio within the Material Analysis group will enable our customers to address some of the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges by using our products and services to analyse and characterise materials – chemistry, structure and many physical properties.

Your Tasks

Part of the Oxford Instruments Group, WITec GmbH is a leading global manufacturer of high-resolution, nanoanalytical microscopy systems. Our customers - university and industrial research laboratories - greatly value the precision, versatility and flexibility of our instruments.


WITec’s product range features the world's best confocal Raman microscopes, which can be equipped with AFM, SNOM, and even SEM in select configurations. Our systems can be adapted to the individual requirements of our customers. They contribute worldwide to new insights and solutions in many areas of science, research and development.


To support our growth, we are looking for a motivated colleague to join our electronics production team in Ulm, Germany.


Production Manager Electronics (f/m/d)

Your Tasks:

  • Organization & coordination of electronics production
  • Accompaniment of assemblies over their entire life cycle: from the idea to series production, incl. technical support & product maintenance
  • Assembly of microscope components, troubleshooting and repair 
  • Production of control electronics
  • Assembly, test & maintenance of electronic components 
  • Implementation & further development of quality assurance/monitoring of active assemblies/modules through semi- and fully automated test procedures 
  • Purchasing & procurement of electronic components & parts
  • Development & maintenance of technical documentation
  • Cooperation with other departments e.g. service & marketing


Your Qualifications:

  • Completed technical or scientific studies (e.g. electrical engineering, optoelectronics, physics)
  • Several years of proven experience in electronics production & procurement, preferably in an engineering or manufacturing technology role 
  • Knowledge in the following areas is beneficial:

o analog circuit design and/or digital technology

o microcontroller and/or programmable logic devices

o circuit diagrams and parts lists

o manual assembly (soldering) of modules

    • Negotiation and presentation skills
    • Very good written and spoken English and German ability

Our Offer:

  • Permanent position in an expanding and globally active nanotechnology company
  • Performance-related remuneration and above-average allowance for company pension scheme
  • Varied, interesting tasks and encouragement to contribute one’s own ideas
  • Fast decision-making and flat hierarchies
  • Modern equipment, attractive working environment in a new building at a location with many recreational opportunities
  • Good accessibility by public transport, convenient traffic connections and free parking in the heart of Ulm’s Science Park II
  • Bike leasing, company parties and much more…



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Note to recruitment agencies: Oxford Instruments operates a Preferred Supplier List, and we do not accept unsolicited agency CVs. Please do not forward candidate details in response to this advert, or to any Oxford Instruments employees or other company locations. Oxford Instruments is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.