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 £32,000
  • Company Pension to join
  • Starting first on days for 3-6 months shadowing
  • 3 shift with the hours 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm / 4pm – 12am 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



I am recruiting an exceptional opportunity for a proven Maintenance Electrician to join a plant maintenance and reliability team.

As a Maintenance Electrician you will be required to undertake planned and reactive maintenance tasks throughout the factory.

The hours for the role are Nights 7pm- 7am, 4-night week and the company are flexible on the days worked.

The company also offer:

  • Hourly rate of £19.70 p/h (£40,000)
  • 28 days holiday
  • NEST Pension
  • Death in Service x2
  • Employee reward scheme 

You must be an Electrically qualified Maintenance Engineer and hold Electrical abilities and some exposure to supporting PLC controls, having gained your experience of supporting plant and equipment within either a Manufacturing, Production or Process environment. We would be keen to talk to Maintenance Engineers that hold an Electrical bias along with experienced Maintenance Electricians. 

If you have hesitated about moving over the past few months, this is a great opportunity to join an organisation that won’t be affected by any potential fallout from the current economic climate.

This Maintenance Electrician role is commutable from: Nottingham, Newark in Trent, Sleaford, Melton Mowbray and Grantham

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


We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced for a Service Engineer.

This role will involve answering customer queries by phone/email, supplying requested documentation, visiting customer sites around the world to demonstrate equipment purchased, configuring equipment according to customer requirements.

Are you qualified to HND or HNC level? With a mechanical/electrical engineering discipline and from a strong technical background. 

In your role as a Service & Sales Engineer you will report to the Research, Development & Quality Systems Manager.

Service Engineer Benefits:

  • £25,000 - £28,000 – Depending on experience 
  • Travelling to different parts of the country
  • 33 days holiday Including bank holiday
  • Free Parking 

Service Engineer Duties:

  • Respond to and record all technical pre-sale product (PharmaCare and Tooling) enquiries within 24hrs
  • Assist in the development and presentation of training programs for equipment and tooling
  • Provide Marketing Department with technical bulletins and case studies for advertising and promotional activity
  • Attend exhibitions and accompany Account Managers/Agents on visits to customers in role of technical advisor
  • As a Service & Sales Engineer you will provide detailed written reports of contacts and visits to customers.

Service Engineer Requirements:

  • Recognised engineering qualification e.g., City & Guilds, HND, HNC
  • Experience of working in a customer focussed role
  • Planning & organising – formulates plans following analytical decision making, prioritises workload and sets realistic timeframes against which measures own progress
  • Experience of dealing with technical specifications and data ideally in an engineering environment
  • Achieving Results – able to meet deadlines/output requirements whilst maintaining high quality of work through attention to detail

If you are looking to advance your career as a Service Engineer in the manufacturing industry, with over 60 years of experience then this is the perfect company for you. 

This role is commutable from: Nottingham, Derby, Loughborough, Burton Upon Trent, Leicester 

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994



I am recruiting an exceptional opportunity for a Service Manager to join a unique manufacturer of bespoke tooling. The role requires you to work a Monday – Friday with some UK and Ireland travel but mainly being based at the Derby head office.

  • £35,000
  • Company Van
  • 20 + 8 days holiday
  • Pension.

Along with a recognised Electrical/ Mechanical Apprenticeship/ NVQ / City & Guilds the role of Service Manager requires a Multi Skilled background with abilities working with hydraulics and pneumatics. Previous experience also of purchase orders, sales orders and stock handling is required.

Requirements / Duties for the role of Service Manager:

  • Maintain an efficient and organised workshop area keeping a detailed and accurate daily record of work performed for entry and compilation of service reports, calibration records, repair quotes, sales orders and projects as required.
  • Assess and manage immediate and ongoing service & project workload to meet the specific and anticipated customer requirements utilising the admin and service resource as necessary. Managing the workshop resource to accommodate prevailing project and training requirements (i.e., in house manufacture and delivery/commissioning).
  • Monitoring and maintaining parts stock levels considering routine demand and restocking lead time.
  • Monitoring of parts cost pricing and reporting variations to ensure correct sales pricing.
  • Monitoring and reporting of workshop area training, tools, and equipment requirements.

We would be keen to talk to Field Service Engineers, Workshop Supervisors/ Managers also that are seeking a management role.

This Service Manager role is commutable to Derby and surrounding areas.

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


We are a well-respected employer within the manufacturing sector and are seeking to recruit proven Electrical Site Services Engineer, to join our onsite team. 


  • Negotiable starting salary in the region of £40,000
  • Paid Overtime at Premium Rates
  • Above Average Holiday Entitlement
  • Healthcare
  • Company Pension
  • Early Friday Finish.

Duties of an Electrical Site Services Engineer

  • As a proven Electrical Site Services Engineer you will be required to undertaken both planned and reactive maintenance to the sites electrical infrastructure and building services associated to the facility. 

Requirements of an Electrical Site Services Engineer

  • Have a proven background in undertaking Electrical Installation work (single & three phase) 
  • Have Experience of undertaking general DIY tasks 
  • Have Experience of undertaking statutory maintenance checks on Compressed Air Infrastructure, Fire Suppression Systems and Sub Stations 

The Site Services Engineer role is commutable from Alcester, Bromsgrove & Redditch

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


We are a well-respected employer within the engineering sector and are seeking to recruit proven Electrical Maintenance Engineer to join our established maintenance team. 


  • £40,000
  • Paid Overtime at Premium Rates
  • Company Pension
  • Stable Working Environment. 

Duties of a Electrical Maintenance Engineer 

  • As a proven Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our plant, which will require you to have experience of supporting plant and equipment within either a fast-paced manufacturing, process or production environment.

Requirements of a Electrical Maintenance Engineer  

  • Ideally you will be apprentice trained but must be qualified Electrically and have some understanding of Plc Controls and Robot applications. However you must be multi skilled in your abilities. Having gained your Maintenance experience from supporting plant and equipment within a fast paced manufacturing, process or production environment. 

This Maintenance Engineer role is commutable from Allesley, Bedworth, Coventry, Nuneaton, Rugby & Solihull

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


Due to continued growth, this long-standing business is looking to recruit an experienced SHEQ Manager, on a part-time basis, covering two local sites.

Reporting to the senior management team, they can offer a varied and structured career for the right candidate.

24 hours per week will be required, they can offer flexibility on days worked.

Salary: £38,000 - £40,000, dependant on experience (pro-rata)

Commutable From: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Lichfield, Cannock, Tamworth

SHEQ Manager Candidate Requirements

  • Experience working within Quality, Environmental and H&S Management systems
  • Completing internal and external audits
  • Implementation of documentation and procedures
  • Experience managing ISO standards
  • The SHEQ Manager will have experience of delivering health & safety training
  • NEBOSH Health & Safety

SHEQ Manager Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented/followed
  • Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports suggesting improvements
  • Periodically monitor and update the company training matrix and organise training as required
  • Support the investigation of accidents and near misses and produce relevant statistics
  • Keep up to date all company ISO annual accreditations
  • Periodically review risk assessments for work activities and ensure these conform to the relevant guidance
  • Set up/attend H&S representative meetings. Each month you will report findings of internal audits and any significant H&S issues to the monthly senior management meeting
  • The SHEQ Manager may be required to deliver toolbox talks to the staff should we have a significant H&S incident

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


This business is a world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of their specialist machinery. Starting out over 40 years ago, they now have sites across the globe, working on many prestigious projects.

They have great staff retention with the average years’ service being over 12 years, which is a testament to the type of company that they are.

Reporting to the Operations Director, they are looking to recruit an experienced Project Planner, to join their established projects team. 

Project Planner Hours and Benefits

  • Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm, with a 1-hour lunch
  • £30,000 - £40,000, negotiable dependant on experience
  • Company bonus (non-contractual, up to 25% of salary) 
  • 10% employer contributed pension, with 0% required from employee
  • Private medical cover (currently with Bupa) on completion of the probationary period
  • 33 days holiday
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free flu jabs
  • The possibility of joining a global company with a great staff retention record - average years’ service being 12 years

Commutable From: Derby, Sheffield, Chesterfield, Nottingham, Mansfield, Worksop

Person Specification

  • The ideal candidate will have exceptional scheduling skills previously utilised in a heavy engineering / major construction environment. It is expected that the successful candidate would be capable of managing the general requirements of the task themselves. Supervision and guidance would be given initially from others.
  • The Project Planner will be involved in projects that are usually mechanically biased and can consist of the following phases: concept design, design analysis, detail design, procurement, manufacture, freight, installation, and commissioning. Along with resource allocation and cost monitoring. Projects can be at either enquiry/estimating stage or order stage.
  • Project value can be up to the region of US$20m. Final installation site could be in any worldwide location and would usually contain elements being sourced from different global locations, be this varied company facilities or sub-suppliers worldwide. It is essential that a workable strategy is implemented that enables regular, simple, and concise updates to be obtained from all parties involved that contribute to the execution of a successful overall project.
  • The Project Planner will have expert skill levels in both Microsoft Office suite, and Microsoft Project are mandatory. Superb communication abilities are also essential, relevant to telephone, email, and face to face. 
  • PMP certification or an interest in pursuing this would be advantageous although not essential.

Key Responsibilities (not limited to)

  • The Project Planner will create, manage, and monitor multiple project schedules and executive summaries simultaneously. Enabling reports to be distributed to clients and stakeholders in accordance with pre-agreements and/or contractual document submittal details. Any issues should be identified as they occur and communicated to the predefined project specific stakeholders.
  • A willingness to learn the business and its extensive product range is expected which may involve time spent on the shop floor. Similarly, an understanding of the relevant internal workflows and procedures would be expected in time.

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