Job Description

We are currently assisted a leading organisation based in the Wigan location in recruiting a Maintenance Technician with proven skills, both Mechanically and Electrically, to join their plant maintenance and reliability team to support the business operation.

Shift: Continental 4 On - 4 Off, 2 Days - 2 Nights 
Maintenance Technician Benefits:

  • £33,134 
  • Pension
  • 20 Days Holiday
  • Overtime
  • Parking
  • Canteen 

You must be Mechanically Qualified and have multi skilled Maintenance Engineer ability having gained your experience 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. Holding experience with, Heavy conveyor systems, Separators, Granulators and blenders 

  • Ideally you will be Apprentice trained holding a formal-qualifications with Engineering 
  • Proven experience within a similar role 

This is a great opportunity and a exceptional organisation to work for who can offer security.

This Maintenance Tecnician role is commutable from the following locations: Leigh / Warrington / Bolton / Manchester

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



We are currently recruiting for a leading Specialist organisation based in the North West who are now looking to strengthen their already established maintenance team by recruiting for an additional Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – mechanically biased with a 70/30 Split


  • £30,000 - £34,000
  • 33 days Holidays
  • Pension
  • On-site Parking
  • Days Only, Monday to Friday
  • Location: Stockport

Ideally the Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer will hold the following: 

  • You will be required to assist with both Mechanical and electrical repairs of machinery across the plant. 
  • PPM Checks and maintenance work where required 
  • Filling out relevant paperwork I.E. PPM Sheets 

The ideal Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer will have the following: 

  • Mechanical and Electrical abilities, ideally, we are looking for a 70/30 split (Mechanically Biased) 
  • Holding fault finding abilities with PLC controls i.e. Siemens & Allen Bradley 
  • Experience with CNC Machinery is key to this role. 
  • Experience in working in a fast-paced manufacturing background 
  • Continuous improvement and lead manufacturing Skills and experience
  • Previous experience within a Lead maintenance engineer role. 
  • Apprentice trained holding a City & Guilds / NVQ in mechanical Engineering. 

This Maintenance Engineer role is  commutable from: Hyde / Ashton-Under-Lyne / Manchester / Altrincham / Stretford 

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


We are currently recruiting for a international organisation based in Manchester in their search for an Electrical Instrumentation Engineer to join their already established team. 

Benefits on offer to the Electrical Instrumentation Engineer 

  • Salary: £34,000 - £36,000
  • Great Pension 
  • 25+8days holiday 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Health care 
  • Company Bonus 
  • Working Days Only – 8am till 4pm  

Ideally the Electrical Instrumentation Engineer will hold: 

  • Previous experience within an Electrical Instrumentation Position 
  • Experience within SCADA Systems. 
  • Calibration on Instruments 
  • Electrical & Mechanical preventative maintenance on process lines, furnaces, Presses, CNC Machines, Mixers and blenders. 
  • Installation of new and existing machinery with some domestic installation work 
  • Calibration of instruments 
  • Utilise CMM’s to carry out planned maintenance 
  • Fault diagnosis and repair 
  • Previous experience with Siemens S7 PLC’s – fault finding abilities 
  • Previous experience with Fanuc 
  • Previous experience with the following: Inverters, Temp controllers, Mixers, Blenders, Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Furnaces and Presses. 
  • Great communications Skills 
  • Ideally Apprentice trained, holding a HNC / HND in Electrical engineering / City& Guilds 
  • 17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations

This role Electrical Instrumentation engineer role is commutable from: Stretford / Sale / Stockport / Salford / Manchester

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


We are currently assisting a Leading organisation based in the Liverpool in their search for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer, Electrically Biased, to join their already established maintenance team. 


  • £40,000 to £43,000 
  • 25+8days holiday
  • Pension
  • Overtime
  • Training
  • Parking 

Shift: Days and Afternoon NO Nights – NO Weekends 

This Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer's role is commutable from: Warrington / Wigan / Liverpool / St Helens / Leigh 

Ideally the Multi-Skilled maintenance engineer will hold the following experience: 

  • Fault finding abilities with PLC’s 
  • Experience with Hydraulics & Pneumatics 
  • ABB Robot programs 
  • To maintain all plant, equipment and facilities, supporting production with repairs in the event of breakdown and any installation work, also to support all continuous improvement work as required throughout the facility.
  • Responsible for completing planned maintenance schedules, ensuring all machines are handed back to production, safe and fit for purpose, complete relevant paperwork and report and rectify any faults found over and above the schedule.
  • Responsible for the inspection, fault finding and rectification of problems to equipment and hand back the equipment safe and fit for purpose, complete relevant paperwork and inform production and management of any impending failure to the plant ensuring that equipment is safe at all times.
  • To carry out electrical and mechanical isolations for employee’s safety and follow current regulations and guidelines applicable to the position.
  • Work with departments to plan and prioritise work.
  • Manage the CMM system
  • Implement continuous improvement plans and projects.
  • Ensure good housekeeping.
  • Generate reports as and when required for the Operations Manager.
  • Assist in ensuring the plant is a safe and healthy place to work by carrying out the actions of the HSE Committee and workplace inspections as directed by the Operations Manage
  • Practical Health and safety knowledge
  • Good I.T Skills
  • Self-Motivated
  • Adaptable
  • Initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving 
  • Time Keeping 

Ideally looking for the Individual to be apprentice trained holding a HNC / ONC in Electrical Engineering. 

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