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CIL - Production Manager (Chemical Synthesis)

Production Manager – Chemical Synthesis


Cambridge Isotope Laboratories has a unique and exciting opportunity for a Production Manager, Chemical Synthesis.  CIL is looking for a driven, results-oriented individual who can bring a fresh approach, new ideas and a solid management background to the chemical synthesis department.  As the leading company in a niche scientific market, CIL supplies over 15,000 products to 30,000 research customers around the world and works with cutting edge researchers in clinical diagnostics, metabolic research, proteomics, environmental testing, protein discovery, nuclear medicine, drug development, metabolomics and industrial research.  CIL has had consistent growth and profitability for 35 years.  CIL's growing customer base spans academia, pharmaceutical and industry, enabling collaborations with Nobel laureates, industry-leading scientists, and chemists.  CIL partners with leading instrument manufacturers as well as pioneering research groups that have expertise in product development and drive market growth.


The Production Manager, Chemical Synthesis is responsible to direct groups of 3 to 5 BS/MS and Ph.D. chemists in each group in a wide variety of syntheses with stable isotopes (13C, 15N, D, 18O) in support of CIL's world leading product line.  The Production Manager will report to and work closely with the Director of Chemistry, a senior manager with over 15 years of stable isotope experience, to hire, train and supervise the synthetic chemistry team.


CIL’s employees are active contributors to the company’s success and enjoy long term careers at CIL.  Over 95% of CIL’s senior managers have been with the company for more than 15 years.  CIL employees appreciate the small company atmosphere value of employee contributions, team camaraderie and excellent benefits package.



·         Planning and directing synthetic efforts for labeled compounds

·         Coordinating production with the Operations, Sales and Marketing groups

·         Developing new additions to the product line, as well as improved routes of synthesis

·         Meeting with customers to discuss custom synthetic requests and new market opportunities

·         Following on-going projects in the chemical synthesis group to ensure timely completion to meet customer and program requirements



·         Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry with 5 to 10 years post-doctoral synthetic experience and a strong background in a variety of synthetic areas

·         Demonstrated ability and experience managing one or more teams of BS/MS and Ph.D. chemists

·         Excellent organizational and communication skills

·         Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced, goal oriented environment


CIL offers a comprehensive benefit program including BCBS Health, dental, 401K and sabbatical program.

If you meet these qualifications, please submit your resume by clicking on the following link:

CIL is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer.





About us:


Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc., with headquarters in Tewksbury, MA, is the world’s premier producer of stable isotope labeled compounds and a world leader in the field of stable isotope separations.  CIL has 450 employees with laboratories in the U.S., Canada, France and Germany.


For 35 years, CIL has specialized in the development, production, and marketing of stable isotopes and chemical compounds labeled with stable isotopes.  Join us for excellent career opportunities as we drive the expansion of market applications with innovative product development. 


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