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 looking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer on behalf of a Precision Engineering company. This is a multi-skilled role that will include Maintenance on machinery and facilities both Electrical and Mechanical. 

This is a day’s role with hours either 8am-4.30pm or 10am-6.30pm with a package of:

  • Salary £35,000 depending on experience. 
  • 25 days holiday
  • Free Parking on site. 
  • Company Pension 

Along with an NVQ Level 3/ ONC/ City & Guilds the ideal candidate/ Maintenance Engineer must have previous experience with Electrical equipment including PLC controls and CNC machinery is desirable. 

The Maintenance Engineer role will include the following:

  • Provide preventive maintenance on all machinery and equipment to ensure effective running.
  • Review TPM schedules to ensure operatives complete in a timely manner and inform Team Leaders of deficiencies
  • Report back to the Maintenance Supervisor & Manager on concerns regarding the operational status of machinery
  • Ensure, through regular checks; the power, lighting, LEV and water systems are maintained.

We are keen to talk to Maintenance Electricians and Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineers, and candidates who can commute to the Nottingham area so Derby, Mansfield, Loughborough.

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


Probe Technical Recruitment are recruiting for an exciting opportunity for a Service Engineer to join a market leading machine manufacturer for the UK and Ireland to support an expanding customer base. The role would be based between the Nottingham head office however sometimes travel may include the UK and Ireland. This role offers a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual to join a world leading company.

Along with a competitive salary banding of £30,000-£34,000, the company offer superb benefits:

  • Company Vehicle
  • Company Mobile Phone
  • Employer Pension Contribution at 6%
  • Employee benefits Reward Scheme
  • 25 days Holiday

Duties for the Service Engineer role as follows but not limited to:

  • Equipment commissioning
  • Service and maintenance of our high-tech machines for the production and maintenance of tools
  • Emergency breakdowns and some operator training, participation in Exhibitions.

Requirements for Service Engineer:

  • Experience in both mechanical and electrical engineering. Either as a Service Engineer or Maintenance Engineer.
  • PLC and SAP knowledge would be an advantage
  • A high degree of customer orientation and the willingness to travel.
  • Previous experience within a machine tool background would be an advantage and previous experience as a Field Service Engineer

Service Engineer role is commutable from Derby, Leicester, and Nottingham. The client needs someone East Midlands based. 

Maintenance Recruitment Specialist Since 1999 specialising within the recruitment of Maintenance Engineers and Service Engineers.




I am recruiting for an Electrician to join a design specialist within the construction Industry. The role will require you to work within the plant Maintenance department, this position will support company activities by the manufacture, modification, maintenance, and repair associated equipment and ancillaries.

Shift: Days 39 hrs a week, Monday to Thursday 7am till 3.30pm with ½ hr lunch and then 7am till 2.30pm with ½ hr lunch on a Friday.

Electrician Role Benefits:

  • Salary is Negotiable, dependant on experience
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Share Scheme
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Pension.

Requirements for Electrician:  

  • You must possess as a minimum NVQ2 in Plant Maintenance or equivalent.
  • May suit someone with an auto electrician background.
  • You will need a good working knowledge of 24v DC electrics.
  • Be able to read and interpret electrical schematics.

Duties for Electrician:

  • Complete Programmed Maintenance tasks as scheduled by Plant Department.
  • Maintain and service rig 24v DC electrical systems.
  • Fault find and rectify rig 24v DC electrical systems.
  • Use appropriate processes and tooling to maintain equipment.
  • Read, interpret, and complete tasks in accordance with electrical schematics. 
  • Comply with Health, Safety, and Environmental legislation.
  • Comply with Company procedures and regulations.
  • Complete relevant paperwork to facilitate documentation of works.

This Electrician role is commutable from: Tamworth, Burton on Trent, Derby and Leicester 

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



We are a well-respected employer and are seeking to recruit proven Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician, to join our DAY SHIFT maintenance team. 


  • £35,000
  • Company Pension
  • Excellent Holiday Entitlement
  • Stable Working Environment within a Very Well-Established Business. 

Duties of an Maintenance Technician 

  • As a proven Maintenance Technician, you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our unique plant. 

Requirements of an Maintenance Technician

  • Ideally you will be apprentice trained but must be qualified Electrically and ideally have some understanding of Plc Controls. However you must have a proven background in supporting plant and equipment within either a manufacturing, process or production environment. 

This Maintenance Technician role is commutable from: Brownhills, Lichfield, Shenstone & Tamworth

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


An Outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased  

Are you a Qualified Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased?, Seeking a opportunity to Join a Busy, Friendly Manufacturing / Packaging organisation within the Cheshire Area.  

This exciting opportunity is commutable from the following locations: Winsford / Warrington / Runcorn / Macclesfield / Ellesmere Port. 

Benefits for the Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased Role include:

  • Salary: £39.500 
  • 25+8days Holiday Entitlement 
  • Company Pension 
  • Plenty of Overtime 
  • Continental Shift 2Days on – 2Off – 2Nights on – 2Off 

Main Requirements for Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically biased: 

  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing / Packaging environment 
  • Proven experience within a Similar Multi-Skilled role. 
  • Ideally holding a 60/40 Split – Mechanically Biased 
  • Carry out Planned Maintenance Activities 
  • Experience with the following Kit: Hydraulics & Pneumatics / Conveyor systems / Packaging and Labelling and Wrapping Equipment / Temperature controls / HMI’s / Controls / Motors and Drives. 
  • Able to read both Mechanical and Electrical Drawings. 
  • Great communicator as you will communicate at all levels within the team. 
  • Flexibility is key to this role. 
  • Apprentice trained holding a Formal Qualification in Mechanical Engineering. NVQ Level 3 – Mechanical engineering / City & Guilds Level 3 – Mechanical Engineering. 
  • Happy to work a Continental Shift.

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



This is your opportunity to join a market leading business, who are very long-standing, well respected and continuing to lead the way in their industry.

From their Nottingham HQ, they design and manufacture label printing machinery for textile label printing businesses

Benefits include:

  • Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm Days Role
  • £22,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience
  • Pension Scheme
  • Overtime
  • Free Parking

CNC Turner Key Responsibilities:

  • Selecting the cutting tools for machining operations using CNC or conventional lathes
  • Mounting and dismounting workpieces on/from lathe as a CNC Turner
  • Performing roughing and finishing operations
  • Checking finished pieces to ensure compliance with technical drawings
  • Carrying out maintenance of turning lathe and tools
  • Cleaning turning lathe and work area, e.g. removing swarf / chips

CNC Turner Candidate Specification:

  • The CNC Turner will have basic knowledge of CNC Machinery 
  • CNC Turning experience using HASS/ MORI SEIKI/ COLCHESTER
  • CNC Turning MUST have Fanuc experience
  • Using a CAM system or CADCAM system
  • Strong time management and planning skills 
  • Being able to keep their surrounding clean and tidy for health and safety purposes 

This CNC Turner role is commutable from: Nottingham, Loughborough, Grantham

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



Day to day duties for this Chrome Platers include:

  • Set and operate precision hard chrome plating tanks, ensuring absolute compliance with safety and quality procedures
  • Maintain a safe and clean work area 
  • Test and manage chemical levels and mixing to ensure process operates within set parameters
  • Perform routine tests: X-Ray testing, Copper Sulphate test, Air (Mist) test – as required for planned maintenance and process management
  • Carry out plant and jig inspections and maintenance (such as cleaning connections and ensuring jigs are in good working order)
  • Visually inspect components to required specification and use manual equipment for dimensional inspection
  • Act on data, analyse external reports & work with 3rd party process specialists
  • Make clear handovers with other shifts and ensure production and process continuity
  • Utilise the Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to record production and process data

To be a successful Chrome Plater, the candidate should have:

  • Previous experience in chrome plating or experience operating chemical processing lines
  • Eye for quality and a desire for continuous improvement
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Be fully competent in reading and interpreting technical drawings
  • Experience working with tight tolerances 
  • Experience on a variety of measuring equipment (micrometres, verniers and various gauges)
  • A flexible attitude to work

Pay & Hours: 

  • The starting rate for this position is £12.82 per hour
  • On successful completion of the probationary period the hourly rate will increase to £13.49
  • Alternating shifts (6am to 2pm) and (10am to 6pm) shifts Monday – Friday (39 hours per week).
  • Free Parking
  • On-site Canteen

This Chrome Plater role is commutable From: Derby and Nottingham

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