Job Description

This is a technology-focused company, specializing in control system design, install and commissioning who are looking to recruit, a proven IT / Software Manager.

They have been supporting end users and mechanical system integrators for several years and over this time have become a specialist in automated systems.

Even during the pandemic, the business has gone from strength to strength, and they continue to grow, further still.

IT / Software Manager Hours and Benefits 

  • £45,000 - £60,000
  • Flexi time working
  • Some home working 
  • Health insurance 
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Company Performance based bonus
  • Access to pool vehicles for travel

The Role

The business is looking to strengthen and reinforce the team with an IT / Software Manager. They are looking for a developer manager to join the Windows development team. You must have 5+ years with the below technologies;

  • .NET, C#, ASP.NET, JavaScript 
  • SQL Server
  • Web API
  • Client/Server based architecture
  • Windows Server and desktop experience
  • Basic office IT management of infrastructure

IT / Software Manager Key Experience Required 

  • Consulting with management and software developers to determine software solution requirements.
  • Evaluating software solutions and system performance, as well as supervising and helping the software development team.
  • Demonstrating patience and using effective explanations when mentoring junior software developers.
  • Managing the development, deployment, and integration of software solutions.
  • Determining system specifications and analyzing test stage data prior to software installation.
  • The IT / Software Manager will manage IT and software supplies for both internal and external systems.
  • Managing the installation and configuration of software solutions.
  • Collaborating with front end users and customers on software functionality.
  • Resolving software deployment and integration errors, and documenting processes.
  • Keeping abreast of new software technologies, as well as conforming to best practices in cybersecurity.

Commutable From: Tamworth, Coventry, Burton Upon Trent, Loughborough, Nottingham, Mansfield, Chesterfield



This is an excellent opportunity for a Sales Administrator who has experience in the Manufacturing industry. 

  • Starting Salary - £23,968 
  • Company subsidised pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • 22 Days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a fast-paced commercial sales order processing environment. The successful applicant will have experience of working within an international sales environment and an understanding of Incoterms and associated export paperwork (commercial invoice, packing list, DGN) is advantageous.

Sales Administrator Duities: 

  • Liaising with third parties including shipping agents, Chamber of Commerce etc. 
  • Organizing logistics transport including worldwide shipping 
  • Sales order processing UK & Export
  • Liaising with internal departments including sales, dispatch & technical 
  • General office duties & covering for holiday absence throughout the office

Sales Administrator Requiremenmts:

  • Able to make/receive telephone calls and engage with people in a professional and commercial manner
  • Skilled in opening and maintaining a conversation to build rapport
  • The ability to demonstrate an interest in automation and manufacturing, with some technical bias in your academic or working life
  • A background in sales & manufacturing is preferable but not essential  
  • Good computer skills
  • Effective communication skills

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as a Sales Administrator, Sales Coordinator, Office Administrator, Account Manager or Internal Sales in the manufacturing industry.

This role is commutable from: Rugby, Warwick, Coventry, Nuneaton, Solihull, Tamworth, Leamington, Kenilworth, Hinckley, Bedworth

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994


Office / HR Manager – Busy Project Engineering Office

We have a great opportunity to join a global organisation that has a regional project office based in the South Staffordshire area. This project office is responsible for overseeing a range of installation projects across Europe and sometimes further afield. 

The Project Office is now seeking to re fill the Office Manager position due to retirement in 2020, as it has now become a critical role to support the team, with more projects starting and more countries beginning to open up post lockdown.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Office HR or Admin Manager seeking a fresh challenge. Collaborating with a local team of fifteen individuals and supporting projects up to £2 Million.

  • £35,000
  • Pension 
  • Bonus 
  • 33 Days Holidays 
  • 37 Hour Week 
  • Early Finish on Fridays. 

Office Manager Duties:

  • Responsible for small accounts / admin team
  • Support MD with reporting and periodic forecasting
  • Supervising and monitoring the work of administrative staff
  • Implementing and maintaining procedures/office administrative systems
  • Dealing with external payroll contractor, pensions and expense claims
  • Handling highly confidential and sensitive information
  • Management of HR including management of employee training, holiday requests, sickness & absence etc
  • General office management including arrangement of insurance, utility contracts and fleet management.
  • Organising company events or conferences
  • Dealing with correspondence, complaints and queries
  • Booking transport and accommodation
  • Assisting with promotional and marketing activities

The Office Manager:

  • Experienced with ERP systems. 
  • SAP package exposure desirable
  • Experienced in managing staff with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in an Office / Admin role.
  • Experience with CRM tools, new office start-up or financial accounting would be highly beneficial
  • Friendly and enthusiastic

Commutable from Cannock, Lichfield, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Derby, Leicester, Stafford, Tamworth

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Back Office Recruitment Support since 1994


We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced HR Assistant or HR Coordinator to step up into a more autonomous HR role.  Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will assume full responsibility for the HR function within this established and growing global Tech company, and this will undoubtedly give the successful candidate the experience needed to develop into a HR Manager.

The successful candidate will support the growth plans of this company, and it is expected that as the organisation grows, then this role will also develop into a bigger HR position, making this a fantastic career opportunity for the successful candidate.

Initially you will be very involved in the recruitment and onboarding of new staff, and experience in this would be a distinct advantage, but you will also be involved in the full range of HR functions, including employee relations and absence management.

The successful HR Assistant / HR Coordinator will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Starting Salary - £24,000 DOE
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 20 Days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays

HR Assistant Duties:

  • HR attendance audit and payroll data collation
  • Hiring process, interview arrangements, and taking interview notes
  • Performance appraisal, disciplinary process and other HR general duties
  • Assisting other departments in preparing for events or business trips
  • Health and Safety and Data Protection complianc

HR Assistant Requirements:

  • At least 1 -2 years’ experience as a HR Coordinator or HR Assistant
  • Experienced in a stand-alone role, or ready to make the step up
  • UK driving licence
  • Great communication skills along with being results driven
  • The ability to ensure the optimal efficiency and productivity in the office

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Coordinator / HR Assistant to step up into a stand alone role and support the growth plans of a growing company.

This role is commutable from: Milton Keynes, Bedford, Northampton, Wellingborough, High Wycombe, Luton, Dunstable

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Technical Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994


An outstanding opportunity has a risen for an Office Coordinator.

Do you have previous experience as an Office Coordinator in the recycling/waste industry? 

This role is perfect for someone who has good administration skills and is experienced in dealing with contractors’, suppliers and other departments.  

The successful Office Coordinator will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Starting Salary - £25,000 DOE (£11.40 / hour during the temp phase)
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • 23 Days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays 

Office Coordinator Duties:

  • Working with the operational managers to develop and deliver general administration 
  • Ensure all invoices are dealt with correctly and accurately in line with company procedures and policies
  • Raise purchase orders as and when required, maintaining spend data against budgets
  • Record and communicate minutes and actions as and when required 
  • Liaise with internal operations such as accounts team & other departments

Office Coordinator Requirements::

  • Must have solid administration experience and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • A need to have outstanding attention to accuracy and detail
  • Be able to communicate effectively with various staff, managers and clients
  • Comfortable with working to deadlines and able to prioritise workloads 
  • The ability to work safely and effectively in a large industrial environment

This is a dynamic role and suitable ideally for someone with experience in the Recycling/Waste industry. If you are looking to advance your career as an Office Coordinator, then this opportunity is for you.

This role is commutable from: Birkenhead, Liverpool, Wallasey, Ellesmere Port, St Helens, Warrington, Widnes

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Back Office Recruitment Support since 1994


This is an opportunity for an ambitious Design Engineer to join a growing and expanding business. The business is a supplier of quality systems for large engineering projects across a number of sectors. They work on systems within the power generation sector from hydroelectric power stations to critical plant within the nuclear industry. They also create systems to aid flood defence and fail-safe systems to combat the potential effects of natural disasters within cities.

Full product training will be given to the Design Engineer for this role. They design and manufacture complete hydraulic systems using Solidworks including Power Units, actuators and accumulators through to installation, commissioning and servicing.

Design Engineer Package

  • £25,000 - £30,000 dependant skill set and experience
  • 8.00am - 16.30pm Mon-Thurs, 8.00am - 15.30pm Fridays
  • 33 days holiday

Commutable From: Stafford, Uttoxeter, Stoke on Trent, Crewe, Leek, Congleton

Design Engineer Specification

  • The Design Engineer will have 3D CAD proficiency in producing quality detailed engineering drawings (Solidworks preferable)
  • HNC or equivalent in engineering is preferred, but isn’t essential
  • Knowledge or Hydraulic or Pneumatic Systems advantageous
  • Mechanical, Production or relevant Engineering background
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-Starter
  • Excellent time management skills, able to balance priorities of multiple projects
  • Knowledge of a wide range of manufacturing techniques

Design Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and designing Hydraulic Schematics, General arrangements, Actuators and Manifolds
  • Production of Bills of Materials
  • Liaising with customers to refine requirement and design parameters
  • Working on projects from original concept to complete manufacture

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994


We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Fitter for a company within the Heavy Engineering Industry that are extremely unique.

The company operate a day shift with working hours 7am – 3.30pm

Maintenance Fitter role and benefits:

  • £35,000
  • Refined contribution pension scheme, with up to 10% company contributions (if employee pays 5%)
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory Bank holidays
  • 3 x salary death in service cover (if joining the pension scheme)
  • Bonus Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Maintenance Fitter duties will include but not limited to:

  • The diagnosis, location, and rectification of all mechanical faults on site, including pneumatic, hydraulic systems 
  • Responding to emergency situations in a timely and effective manner 
  • Plan out work and display initiative and common sense 
  • Adhere to current Safe Systems of Work, lock off and permit to work procedures 
  • Carry out all tasks in accordance with company Quality systems, hygiene standards and safe working practices 

As a Maintenance Fitter, the company will require you to have an NVQ / City & Guilds in Mechanical Engineering or Apprentice trained. They will also look at talking too Maintenance Engineers or Mechanical Fitters for this role.

The role is commutable from Derby, Nottingham, Mansfield and Chesterfield.

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


We are seeking to recruit a proven Maintenance Fitter to join our plant Maintenance and Production team to support our operation within the East Midlands region on a 12-hour day and night shift. As a Maintenance Fitter you will be required to undertake planned and reactive maintenance tasks throughout our facility and improve and maintain plant reliability.

Maintenance Fitter Benefits:

  • Salary is negotiable dependant on your experience and ranges from £30,000 - £35,000 DOE
  • Annual leave 23 days plus bank holidays increasing to 25 with length of service
  • Life Assurance 4 x annual salary
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers.

You must be qualified Mechanically and hold experience as a Fitter/ Engineer, we would be interested in talking to Maintenance Technicians aswell. You must have a Maintenance ability having gained your experience of supporting plant within a heavy engineering environment such as chemical processing, oil refineries, quarrying, recycling, power generation, steel works or within a heavy plant overhaul support organisation. 

Maintenance Fitter duties may include:

  • Support planned shutdowns, absence, holiday cover for the fitting team/ production ops team
  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and minimise down time
  • Root cause analysis to ensure plant reliability 

This Maintenance Fitter role is commutable from Derby, Litchfield, Stafford, Burton upon Trent and Loughborough

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