Job Description


This is an opportunity for you to join a highly successful Manufacturing business based in Droitwich as a Tooling Engineer. Working Days – Monday to Friday you will be responsible for the introduction of new tooling into production. Long-term prospects are fantastic, and you will be joining a friendly team.

In exchange for their expertise the Tooling Engineer will receive:

  • A Competitive salary in the region of £45,000 depending on experience.
  • Working Days Mon – Fri 
  • Early Friday finish
  • Company pension
  • Holiday pay

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the Tooling Engineer:

  • Responsible for the introduction of new tooling into production.
  • Co-ordinate the purchasing and manufacture of tooling
  • Co-ordinate and carry out tool design reviews and tool trials.
  • Work with designers to ensure new designs are in line with costs, lead times, reduce cycle times and scrap level, and minimising breakdowns.
  • Liaise with suppliers to plan tool improvements and modifications

Skills & experience required for the Tooling Engineer:

  • Ideally, you will hold a HNC Engineering qualification
  • To have worked previously as a Tooling Engineer within a Manufacturing site.
  • Experience with process of tooling procurement
  • Strong IT skills
  • This position could require some overseas travel

This Tooling Engineer role is commutable from Droitwich, Worcester, Stourport, Bromsgrove, Redditch, Stourbridge, and surrounding areas.

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




Are you a CMM OPERATOR / PROGRAMMER looking for an Immediate start?  A role has become available for an experienced CMM Operator / Programmer to work alternating Double Day shifts on 3- 6 month fixed term contract.

This is for a busy Manufacturing organisation, offering great experience and a very friendly team 


  • £14.94 per hour
  • 3 month fixed term contract with strong possibility of extending to 6 months
  • Double Days shifts 
  • Immediate start available


  • To programme and operate the CMM using the online/ offline systems
  • To produce dimensional reports which are both accurate and robust demonstrating the status and condition of sample parts, including PIST scores and SPC when required
  • To support production and ensure parts are measured to CAD / fixtures / drawings, working to PPAP standard ensuring ok parts are produced for the customers on time while reporting any non-conformances
  • To produce accurate measurement reports using CMM
  • To provide additional Support to the project Quality Engineers with gauge R&R and SPC
  • To provide ISIR to support the PPAP, 
  • Support and Assist with First off and any other Quality issues and investigations 
  • These duties are not ‘limited’ or ‘fixed’ and you may be required to take on      additional reasonable responsibilities, as our business needs change.


  • Previous experience in operating CMM machines especially PC- DMIS & ITP software 
  • Previous Quality experience.
  • Ability to read cad / drawing data and understand GD&T 
  • Computer Literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and be prepared to be flexible as deadlines & priorities sometimes change
  • Ability to communicate confidently at all levels is essential
  • Organised 
  • Good Time and Attendance record

Commutable from: Birmingham, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Sutton Coldfield, Redditch, Tamworth, Walsall

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



A great opportunity has arisen for a Printing Operative to join a busy, local manufacturing organisation.

This company is unique, no one else manufactures their products, giving them a certain level of stability and consistency.

Development prospects, for you would be very special as most people within this organisation have progressed up the ranks.

They are a hugely successful organisation, and this is a perfect time to join them.

Printing Operative Benefits:

  • £21,000 - £23,000
  • Days role
  • Possibility of moving to shifts at a later date if needed
  • Free Parking
  • Free hot and cold drinks
  • Death in service
  • Outstanding Prospects
  • Super working conditions, very friendly

Printing Operative Duties:

  • Operator led daily maintenance of the printing press
  • Loading and unloading material rolls
  • Operating Laser Cutting and slitting systems
  • Control the quality of print and waste
  • Filling in inspection logs
  • Quality control checks
  • Ensure production targets are met
  • Reduce error rate
  • Scrap reduction

Printing Operative Requirements:

  • You will have Printing Operative experience
  • Ideally, you will have been involved with Quality Control checks
  • Happy to work days
  • If you have digital printing experience that would be the icing on the cake!
  • Superb communication skills

The Printing Operative role is commutable from: Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Aldridge, Lichfield, Tamworth, Tyseley, Redditch, Smethwick, West Bromwich and Halesowen

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



A fantastic opportunity for a Plant Operator has become available. This is a fast-paced process environment, where you will be joining a well known, forward-looking organisation and where your prospects would be very healthy.

As their Plant Operator you will be operating various turbines and boilers

The role is commutable from Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Brownhills, Halesowen and Stourbridge


  • £32,000 (Neg)
  • Stable, busy organisation
  • Day’s position
  • Work Pension and Good holidays
  • Free parking
  • Superb prospects


  • Report and monitor operation of plant turbine and boilers
  • Maintain a steady control of turbines and boilers by measuring temperature flow and pressure readings
  • Report readings
  • Monitor boiler water and steam quality
  • React to planned and unplanned repairs and blockages
  • Monitoring all areas of the plant in the Control room
  • Operating Overhead crane for the removal of waste
  • Check instruments both at height and ground level
  • Working at height and in confined spaces


  • An understanding and experience of operating and monitoring boiler and steam turbine plants
  • Experience / qualifications in the use of Fork Lift Truck (FLT)
  • To be able to work at height
  • To be able to physically engage in manual handling and lifting
  • This would suit a team player, with energy and committment

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



This business has a long and proven history, going back over 100 years. They have progressed to become a market leader in high precision engineering, working with some of the world's leading companies.

They are part of a group of companies with a core interest in the manufacture of components for a variety of industries. Their advanced technology and commitment to quality and service has set them apart from others in their field.

Works Supervisor Role Overview

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Workshop Supervisor will oversee approximately 50 staff, on a double day shift, consisting of Team Leader, Operators, Laborers and Apprentices.

Salary: £40,000 per annum
Shifts: Double Days

Commutable From: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Burton upon Trent, 

Candidate Requirements

  • The Works Supervisor will have proven experience of supervising or managing in an engineering / manufacturing environment.
  • Machining exposure, particularly grinding would be highly advantageous.
  • Willing and able to work double days shifts.
  • A good communicator, who is able to mentor and get the best out people. 

Works Supervisor Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Maximise ‘lights out’ machining to increase Productivity and record this in TEAMS.
  • Ensure prior to the end of shift, all applicable machines are set up to run lights out, ensuring the Production Priority database is updated with the latest plans and actions which can be shared by all colleagues.
  • Explore ways of increasing Productivity with further possible unmanned or multi manning and conduct trials to reduce stock allowance for grinding which will reduce machining times. Conduct machining trials using tooling representatives and experts in the field. 
  • Monitor and review operator production efficiencies against targets and carry out any actions where targets are not met with the assistance of the Production team. Monitor and review machine utilisation against targets and carry out any actions where targets are not met with the assistance of the Production team.
  • Use ANDON boards to assist in the monitoring of Productivity and educate operators in the importance of booking accuracy.
  • Expect multi manning wherever possible. Always question areas that are not and consider options of how to improve this.
  • The Works Supervisor will implement LEAN techniques including 6S throughout the works. Aim for continuous improvement in order to save time and money.
  • Ensure all completed work is moved onto the next operation by operators and not left in racks for others to move.
  • Regularly review and update the skills' matrix plan to Identify areas of weakness within work cells and operators to ensure we have a fully skilled and flexible workforce.
  • Attend daily factory tour and include team leaders for their input.
  • Update machine capabilities to assist in planning the production requirements.
  • Communicate plans and instructions to colleagues during shift change handover and supply daily email for reference and for others to continue with the required actions.
  • Use initiative to make decisions, challenge set plans and try out new ideas.

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



We are currently recruiting for a international organisation based in Manchester in their search for CNC Turner to join their already established team. 

This role is commutable from the following locations: Stretford / Sale / Stockport / Salford / Manchester

Benefits on offer to the CNC Turner

  • Salary: £31,000 
  • Great Pension 
  • 25+8days holiday 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Health care 
  • Company Bonus 
  • Working Double Days Role / Morning & Afternoons 

Ideally the CNC Turner will have the following: 

  • Previous experience within a Similar role 
  • Experience with 3,4 & 5 AXIS vertical machining 
  • Knowledge of operating CMM Machines
  • Practical experience of manufacturing techniques 
  • Previous experience in Operating a CNC / CMM Machines 
  • Checking of drawing where required when using CMM Machines
  • Ideally we are looking for this individual to hold previous experience with CNC machinery and CMM.
  • Time Served Engineer
  • Holding a formal qualification in Engineering 

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



A fantastic opportunity for a Tooling Engineer has become available.

This facility is their Flagship site, and renowned for being very busy, but a very friendly organisation. They have enjoyed recent investment, and are looking for a Tooling Engineer to strengthen their Toolroom.

As their Tooling Engineer, you will ensure tooling capability, and provide operational support and tooling improvement solutions to existing and new programs

Commutable from Cannock, Lichfield, Barton Under Needwood, Tamworth, Atherstone, Derby, Stafford, Walsall and Loughborough 


  • £41,500 (Including Shift Premium)
  • 3 shifts
  • All PPE provided including safety
  • Overtime Paid
  • Superb long-term progression
  • Steady busy manufacturing organisation
  • Very friendly organisation
  • Flagship site


  • Ensure tooling capability 
  • Provide operational support and tooling improvement solutions
  • Ensure safe use of handling equipment, crane / lifting gear
  • Maintenance of PM schedule on tooling
  • Maintain register of tooling related costs and downtime
  • Maintain sufficient critical spares
  • Support onsite and offsite trials 
  • Lead opportunities for efficiency improvements


  • You will have relevant experience as a Tooling Engineer
  • To have the ability to interpret and generate and maintain process documentation
  • This would suit a “people person” 
  • Flexible to work shifts and Overtime as and when needed.

This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of a large, multi-company with other facilities all over the world

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



This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Account Manager who has strong experience in the Manufacturing or IT Sales/Solutions industry. As the Account Manager it will be your role to grow sales with the existing accounts and new accounts. 

  • Starting Salary - £45,000 + DOE
  • Very high Commission Scheme  
  • Hybrid Working
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Company Car + Onsite Parking 

If you have experience as an Account Manager from either the Manufacturing or IT Sales/Solutions/Software background, then this could be the ideal position for you. 

Account Manager Duties:

  • Deliver commercial presentations, proposals & negotiate on behalf of the company
  • Attend customer meetings and provide monthly and quarterly sales forecasts
  • Identify, implement & manage revenue growth campaigns
  • Promote the cross-selling of equipment, service & consumable products
  • Respond to RFP (Request for Proposal), RFQ (Request for Quotes) & commercial tenders on behalf of the company

Account Manager Requirements:

  • Experience in a similar role, proven track record of sales success.
  • Preferred experience in a Retail B2B environment IT solutions related sales experience.
  • Experience of an established Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system and its application and importance in day-to-day duties
  • MS Office proficiency with a good understanding of IT, software & IT solutions
  • Full driving license

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Account Manager, Sales Manager, Account Director, Business Development Manager, Area Sales Manager or Sales Manager

This role is commutable from: Birmingham, Tamworth, Worcester, Derby, Burton on Trent, Coventry, Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, Cannock, Walsall, Telford or Rugby

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994



We are a well-respected employer within the region and are seeking to recruit proven Electrically qualified Facilities Engineer, to join our onsite team. 


  • £33,000
  • Paid Overtime at Premium Rates
  • Above Average Holiday Entitlement
  • Company Pension
  • Early Friday Finish.

Duties of a Site Facilities Engineer   

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

Requirements of a Site Facilities Engineer   

  • Have a proven background in undertaking Electrical Installation work (single & three-phase) 
  • Have Experience of undertaking general DIY tasks 
  • Ideally 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



A fantastic opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer to join a growing team at a global company based near Droitwich Spa. My client is a world leader in aluminum formed components. 

My client is looking for a Maintenance Engineer to join their PM shift who will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all production equipment, keeping down-time to a minimum. 

Maintenance Engineer Role Benefits:

  • Salary £38,291.60 - £39,29160
  • 25 Days Holiday + BH  
  • Company Pension. 
  • Free Parking.
  • Sick pay. 

Duties of a Maintenance Engineer include:

  • First-line contact for emergency breakdowns.
  • Liaise with cell leaders, production, and operations managers. 
  • Planned, Preventative and predictive maintenance. 
  • Deal with suppliers. 
  • Replacement of worn parts. 
  • Be able to work on own initiative. 
  • Project work. 
  • Implement health and safety on site.

Maintenance Engineer Requirements include: 

  • Time served qualifications. (NVQ Level 3, BTEC Level 3, HNC, HND) 
  • Electrical and Mechanical Knowledge. 
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems. 
  • PLC Knowledge. 
  • Be able to read mechanical and electrical drawings. 
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedures. 
  • Flexibility to travel between two sites. (Both Local).
  • Robotic Knowledge.

An overall brilliant opportunity to join a very well-established company in the Worcestershire area. If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you please apply to find out more details.  

This Maintenance Engineer position is commutable from: Kidderminster, Droitwich Spa, Worcester, Bromsgrove, Stourport, Redditch and surrounding areas.

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