Job Description

We are seeking to recruit a proven Maintenance Engineer to join a busy manufacturing plant within the Maintenance team to support the operation. As a Maintenance Engineer you will be expected to carry out maintenance work requirements for machines and equipment, plant, and buildings. Ideally qualified to Level 3 in either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering and to have had exposure to Injection Mould machinery would be an advantage. 

Maintenance Engineer benefits include:

  • Salary £30,000
  • Overtime
  • Company Pension
  • Starting first on days for 3-6 months shadowing
  • Double day shift 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm with the option in the future of adding in a 10pm-6am

Some duties may for the role of Maintenance Engineer include:

  • To carry out all planned maintenance tasks to set standards.
  • To carry out safety checks of machines, equipment and plant and complete periodic safety records.
  • To undertake tasks required for the installation of machines, plant and equipment to working standards.
  • Respond to and provide an immediate maintenance service.
  • To make, fabricate and assemble special purpose parts and equipment.

This role of Maintenance Engineer is commutable from: Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield, and Chesterfield. 

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994



We are seeking to recruit a proven Maintenance Electrician to support a medium size Maintenance team within a Heavy Industry Environment.

Our client is well established and is a successful and expanding business manufacturing high integrity and high-volume products for a worldwide customer base.

Benefits for Maintenance Electrician:

The salary for the role of Maintenance Electrician is £28,000 depending on experience plus OT, pension etc. The shift pattern of the role is double days with hours of work being 6-2/1-9.

Requirements for Maintenance Electrician:

Ideally the ideal Maintenance Electrician will have experience supporting kit from a Heavy Environment including, Cranes, Overhead Cranes, Pumps, Motors, Drives, Control Panels, Furnaces and Hydraulics/ Pneumatics. The candidate must hold:

  • 18th Edition City & Guilds desirable (17th is a must)
  • Electrical Bias
  • Apprenticeship or equivalent in Electrical Engineering – HNC/ ONC/ Degree/ NVQ

This Maintenance Electrician role is commutable from: Alfreton, Nottingham, Derby, Loughborough and Newark-on-Trent.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994


This Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer role offers a good salary and benefits: 32 days holiday! Contributory Pension Scheme! Discounts on Leisure Tickets! Stable career opportunity with a great team!

As the Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer, you will be working for a leading, Global Organisation in the Manufacturing Sector. They have been established for many years and are going from strength to strength! They are recognised throughout their field for their outstanding quality product. You would be joining an incredibly stable organisation.

Benefits for the Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer:

  • 32 days holiday
  • Contributory Pension after qualifying period (5%)
  • Discounted Leisure Tickets
  • Free Parking

As the Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer, your duties will include:

  • To undertake Planned and Preventative Maintenance
  • Respond to Faults and breakdown on all plant machinery
  • Fault find and rectify issues ensuring down time is minimised
  • To carry out safety checks of machines, equipment and plant and complete periodic safety records.
  • Responsible for Site services and facilities maintenance, internal and external
  • To get involved with projects and the installation of new equipment / new layouts

I would be very interested in speaking with you if you are/ have:

  • Previous experience as a Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer 
  • You must have a strong Mechanical and Electrical background 
  • With proven experience within Print, Packaging, Food and/or Manufacturing sectors
  • You must hold formal Mechanical Apprenticeship or HND/HNC in Electrical Engineering, 18th Edition Regulations.
  • An electrically biased role, but you will be expected to undertake all mechanical and pneumatic duties to ensure production downtime is minimised
  • Experienced in PLC’s(programming and fault-finding), process controls and AC/DC and Servo drivers.

The role is commutable from: Coventry, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Daventry, Northampton and Banbury

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994


We are currently recruiting for a UK Leading Manufacturing organisation based in the Greater Manchester location, we are looking to recruit a Mechanical Maintenance Fitter to join a already established team on site.

This Maintenance Fitter position is commutable from the following locations: Rochdale / Bury / Heywood / Middleton / Oldham 

Benefits on offer to the Maintenance Fitter: 

  • £30,000 - £33,000
  • 5% Pension 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Training 
  • Parking 
  • Canteen 

Shift in place: The Maintenance fitter will start on Days / After training is complete you will join on the Shift which will be Days – working 5on - 9off – 5on – 1off - 5on- 1off - 7on - 9off and as follows. (More detail into this will be provided). 

Flexibility is Key to the role as there will a Call out system in place which is based on Banked Hours. 

Ideally the Maintenance Fitter will have the following: 

  • Previous experience within a Mechanical fitters role. 
  • Experience with the following kit: Pneumatic / Hydraulics and Steam Systems
  • Experience with logging water / oil and gas reading and testing of steam boiler devices 
  • Previous experience within a Heavy engineering environment 
  • Provide full mechanical service and maintenance throughout the site. 
  • Maintain and repair all machinery on site. 
  • Ideally we are looking for an Apprentice trained engineer who holds a NVQ / City & Guilds in mechanical engineering. 
  • Flexibility is key to this role as this role will require Shift work.  

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994


My client is one of the most respected employers regionally, who produce over 2 million products a year. 


Opportunities like this don’t come around every day, this is a career changing opportunity to join to join an organisation that have enviable reputation for producing world leading products, where you will be given the opportunity to continue to grow as a manager with a genuine career path and progression. 

  • Starting salary in the region of £45,000 - £50,000
  • Tax Efficient Car Options
  • Annual Bonus
  • BUPA
  • Exceptional Company Pension
  • Above Average Holiday Entitlement
  • Free Gym Membership. 

Duties of a Maintenance Manager:  

As Maintenance Manager you will lead a multi-disciplined team to ensure the companies state of the art production facility operates to its optimum and that downtime is kept to a minimum. 

As part of your role you will also be tasked with driving improvement within the skills base of your team, allied to the performance of the plant and equipment on site. You will also be responsible for both Capex and Continuous Improvement Projects across the facility. 

Requirements of a Maintenance Manager:

You must be qualified to either an HND or Degree level and have a proven background in leading a maintenance team within a highly technical manufacturing environment, where you have had direct responsibility for plant performance, achieving targets, process development, mentoring staff, setting and monitoring KPI’s and managing plant critical projects. 

The role also requires you to hold strong IT competences and be comfortable in presenting technical reports at board level. 

If you have hesitated about moving over the past few years, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join an organisation that have enviable reputation for producing world leading products.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994


A long-established engineering firm are currently looking to hire a Technical Sales Manager to spearhead their UK sales operation. The company have been trading for a number of years and have clients ranging from local SME’s right through to multinationals. 

The Technical Sales Manager will have responsibility for all sales in the UK and will be one of the key drivers of growth for the business. They are keen to reward those who help them achieve their long-term goals.

The company specialise in niche, low volume engineering projects and they manufacture bespoke steel-related products which are sold across the globe. They have ambitious growth plans and are keen to find a motivated technical salesperson to take on the Technical Sales Manager role. Based in the heart of The Midlands, the company are well placed to serve their client base across the UK and beyond.

This role would suit a technical salesperson with a background in engineering or steel, who is capable of having technical discussions and reading drawings, whilst also possessing business development and commercial skills.

The Technical Sales Manager will be primarily home based but must be able to travel to the Birmingham area once or twice per week. The rest of the time you will be carrying out sales activities including customer meetings. 


  • A competitive salary of up to £45,000
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Training 
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Remote working


The Technical Sales Manager will be responsible for:

  • Identifying new opportunities for the business, mainly in the UK but worldwide at times, in line with their capabilities 
  • Maintaining the enquiry pipeline
  • Converting and closing enquires
  • Technical meetings/presentations with customers
  • Meeting business objectives and revenue targets
  • Growing the customer base


If you have the following experience and skills, we would love to hear from you:

  • A background in engineering, ideally the related to steel
  • Several years’ sales experience, both new business and account management, within the engineering sector
  • Experience of low volume manufacturing
  • Ability to read technical drawings and hold technical conversations 
  • Strong commercial acumen

This role is home based and would suit someone based in Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Leicester, Worcester, Coventry, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Stoke-on-Trent, Derby or the surrounding areas.


A world leading sub-contract metal fabricator who offer metal profiling & fabrication solutions into Aerospace, Defence, Rail and Agricultural industries, are looking to expand the ever-growing team with experienced Press Brake Operators, for both their Day Shift and Night Shifts.

Do not miss out on this state-of-the-art Manufacturer, who has managed to stay open throughout COVID.

If you are an experienced Press Brake Operator, please apply today.

Benefits for the Press Brake Operator:

  • A permanent position
  • Overtime opportunities at 1.5x hourly rate
  • Continuous workload
  • Parking and canteen on site

Essential skills of the Press Brake Operator:

  • Should be confident
  • Should have minimum 2 years’ experience setting and operating a press brake machine 
  • Bystronic Xpert experience would be highly advantageous, but is not essential, training will be provided
  • Must be able to read technical drawings

Press Brake Operator Pay and Hours

  • 4on-4off shift, 6 till 6
  • Dayshift Operative - £23,000 per annum / £10.96 per hour
  • Nightshift Operative - £25,000 per annum / £11.91 per hour
  • Nightshift Supervisor - £27,000 per annum / £12.86 per hour

This Press Brake Operator's Jobs are commutable from: Nottingham, Derby, Long Eaton, Gotham, Ilkeston. For more information ask for Scott

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994