Job Description

We are currently assisting a Leading organisation in their search for two Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer’s – Electrically Biased holding a 70/30 Split.

12 Hour Shifts 6am till 6pm / 6pm till 6am - No Weekend work required

This Maintenance Electricians Role Will Benefit from:

  • £35,000 / £40,000
  • Paid Overtime
  • 30 Days holiday entitlement
  • Company Pension
  • Healthcare

Ideally the right Maintenance Electrician will hold the following experience: 

  • Proven Experience with Control Systems and Drives. 
  • Fault finding abilities with Siemens and Allen Bradley PLC’s 
  • Ideally we are looking for a Multi-Skilled Engineer who holds and 70/30 Split – Electrically Biased 
  • Mechanical experience required: Fabrication / Welding and Bench Fitting 
  • Previous experience within FMCG / Textiles would be at an advantage. 
  • Additional Skills: Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Conveyor systems, Lenze Drives. 
  • Must be Apprentice trained, Holding a formal qualification in Electrical Engineering. 
  • Happy to Work a Continental Shift 4on-4off system 2days – 2night. 

These Maintenance Electrician role is Commutable from the following locations: Bolton / Rochdale / Radcliffe / Middleton 

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994



I am looking for a Site based Maintenance Engineer to work with a leading Chemical organisation that is based throughout the UK. 

Experience Required:

  • Proven Experience within a Maintenance Engineer role
  • Ideally holding experience within Chemical / Heavy Environment 
  • Great Communicator and listener. 
  • Able to work alone or within a team 
  • Excellent customer relations is essential to the role 
  • Ideally computer LITERATE (Excel and Word)
  • Experience with: Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Gear-boxes, Conveyors, Tankers. 
  • Apprentice trained holding a City & Guilds / NVQ in Maintenance Engineering 
  • Clean Driving Licence – / Full Driving Licence to be held.


  • Located in Wigan
  • Days 8:30am till 4:30pm Monday to Friday  
  • £28,000 to £30,000 Dependant on Experience 
  • Pension
  • 23+8days holiday
  • PPE Provided
  • Full Training Provided 

This position is commutable from the following Area’s:  Wigan / Leigh / Skelmersdale / Prescot

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994


A fantastic opportunity has arisen within a organisation who has been established for over 40 years who are a leading organisation based within the North West.

They are currently looking for a Maintenance Electrician who holds previous experience within Food Manufacturing   

Benefits of fthe Mainternance Electrician Role:

  • £44,000 / £45,000   
  • Pension
  • 26 Days Holidays

The Maintenance Electrician role will hold: 

  • Multi-Skilled – Electrical biased – with proven experience within Food Manufacturing. 
  • Fault finding abilities with Siemens and Allen Bradley PLC’s
  • Proven experience with: Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Conveyor systems, Slicers & Cutting machinery, Mixers. 
  • Previous experience with PPM’s on equipment and responding to the Breakdowns throughout. 
  • Apprentice trained, holding formal electrical qualification, also holding 17th or 18th Edition. 

The opportunity will require the right individual to work a Continental Shift pattern – 4 on-4 off system – 2 days – 2 nights – 12 hour shift. 

The Maintenance Electrician role is commutable from: Stockport, Newton, Cheadle, Cheshire 

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994


We are currently recruiting for a Contract maintenance engineer to join a leading organisation based in the Wigan location. The contract will last up to 8 weeks and may be extended 

  • Contract Role – 8 Weeks – May be extended – URGENT.
  • £18 - £20 per hour  
  • Rotating Days – Monday to Thursday / Week 2: Tuesday to Saturday 

This is a Hands-on role; we are looking for an individual who is able to take on Mechanical and electrical duties: 

  • Responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the automation and machinery.
  • Responsible for all three elements of maintenance – Proactive, Reactive and Planned maintenance schedules.
  • Provide a quick response to issues that arise and provide effective solutions in a professional manner.
  • Interact with other departments to ensure an effective service to the customer.
  • Comply with all Quality and Health & Safety requirements onsite and ensure a safe working environment for self and others.
  • Work within a small Engineering team on a continental shift rota, with a shift partner and represent the team in all aspects of daily operation.
  • They will be responsible for supporting the progression and training of their shift technician
  • Provide daily shift reports and maintain the Planned Preventable Maintenance System.
  • Offer ideas to improve efficiency and service to the customer.
  • Deputise for the Engineering Team Leader during holidays and absence if required.

Ideally the Right Contract maintenance engineer will hold:  

  • Minimum qualifications – ONC / City & Guilds in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Able to work both alone and within a small team.
  • Able to work at height.
  • Experience in an automated process environment inc conveying, Auto-wrappers, Automatic S/R machines, closed loop communication systems, car code scanners.
  • Possess good communication skills

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance Recruitment Specialists since 1994


I am recruiting an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer to join a company within the heavy Manufacturing Industry on a Monday-Friday day shift, with some flexibility on this.  You will play an important role on site being part of a small Maintenance team aiming to keep production running.

Not only do the company offer very sociable days working hours for the Maintenance Engineer position, but they also offer:

  • £30,000
  • Overtime paid at time and a half and double time on a Sunday.
  • Company Pension
  • Holiday at 25 days + 8
  • Free parking on site

The role of Maintenance Engineer duties includes:

  • Take responsibility for day-to-day engineering functions
  • Respond to reactive breakdowns in a timely manner to minimise downtime
  • Manage engineering documents (PPM’s, excel stock ordering, etc)
  • Welding and Fabrication

Ideally be Mechanically qualified from a heavy industrial/manufacturing background. Some experience of Fitting and basic Welding is desirable. 

This role of Maintenance Engineer is commutable from Nottingham, Derby and Leicester.

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994


This Engineering Manager role is a new role due to company development and so an outstanding opportunity to make your mark!  It  offers excellent benefits: Excellent Salary and Profit Share Scheme! Healthcare Plan! Super holiday entitlement, Company Pension 10%!  Continued Training and Development Opportunity! 

As the Engineering Manager, you will be working for a leading Food Manufacturer.  The company have been established for several decades and are going from strength to strength! They are recognised throughout their field for their outstanding quality product / service.  They have remained busy throughout the pandemic; you would be joining an incredibly stable organisation.

Benefits for the Engineering Manager:

  • £45,000 - £50,000
  • 33 days holiday plus your Birthday off!
  • Profit Share Scheme paid Twice per Year.
  • Dividend Payment paid annually .
  • Company pension Scheme - 10%
  • Healthcare Plan
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

As the Engineering Manager, your duties will include:

  • To Manage and ensure the machinery are kept in good working order by scheduling timely maintenance –  regular and ad-hoc - via management of the various engineering resources.
  • Develop and Maintain TPM schedules to achieve the highest standard of engineering at all times.
  • Work with and educate Production teams and management, in order to reduce machine down time.
  • Work in partnership with the Production & Technical Managers to address any improvement opportunities.
  • Lead and performance manage your team of engineers, to include performance reviews and relevant training/development activities are undertaken. 
  • Control projects from start to finish including sourcing equipment controlling contractor enforcing CDM rules and updating health and safety files. 
  • Ensure all machines are maintained to the highest possible standards.
  • Responsibility for implementing communicating and maintaining a food safety culture as outlined within the FSSC22000. 
  • Ensure that staff are adequately trained and competent in all aspects of Food Safety Management

I would be very interested in speaking with you if you are/ have:

  • Previous Experience as an Engineering Manager
  • Previous experience in the Food Manufacturing Sector
  • Ideally HNC in Electrical and Mechanical engineering or similar
  • People management qualification
  • IOSH qualification or similar
  • Ideally food hygiene level 3
  • NEBOSH is desirable.
  • Ideally Scissor lift and Boom trained.
  • Knowledge of  Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook;
  • Planning and scheduling skills;
  • Strong Leadership with the ability to build strong working relationships;
  • Ability to organise and prioritise.
  • Knowledge of health & safety requirements i.e. contractor issues, H&S regulations

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994


This is an opportunity for a Multi Skilled Maintenance Electrician to join a leading company based in Wolverhampton to undertake breakdown and preventative maintenance on manufacturing plant machinery and equipment.

You will be working 4on/4off Days 6am – 6pm as part of a Maintenance Engineering Team in a Heavy Engineering environment.

Multi Skilled Maintenance Electrician Role Benefits:

  • Up to £35,000
  • Pension
  • Paid Overtime

Multi Skilled Maintenance Electrician Role Description:

  • Providing both Reactive & Planned Preventative Maintenance
  • Maintaining a variety of Heavy Industry manufacturing Machinery 
  • Fault Finding
  • Identifying and implementing areas for maintenance improvement

Multi Skilled Maintenance Electrician Skills and Qualifications:

  • Electrical Maintenance Engineering Experience with a manufacturing environment.
  • Must hold Electrical Engineering Qualification eg C&G and 17th Edition qualified minimum
  • Fault Finding abilities
  • Experience with PLCs and Robots would be an advantage.

In return you will joining a leader in their field. This Organisation offers an excellent salary, stable and secure career and we are keen to discuss this position with Electrical Engineers or Electrically biased Multi skilled Engineers.

This position is commutable from Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley, West Bromwich and surrounding areas. 

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994


We are currently working with an organisation that designs and manufacture specialist bespoke machinery for customers in the Oli & Gas, Nuclear and the Chemical and Petrochemical industry sectors.

The organisation is currently seeking a Senior Controls Systems Engineer to create & develop, programme & configure and support the commission and build phases of PLC biased controls systems into bespoke machinery.

Projects can vary in size, cost and output, so experience is key with this role to deliver a successful part of the programme within time, budget and spec.

The Senior Control Systems Engineer role is focused on the creation of products in line with customer requirements and budget. This requires large amount of communication with the Engineering team, Customers, Sales, Procurement and Manufacturing. You will be required to provide updates to customers and host design reviews internally and externally, visiting sites where necessary. 

Working in line with the business Quality Management System (QMS) with a focus on continuous improvement of the company and products. The role will be expected to have a comprehensive understanding of PLC * HMI programming and be able to create programs for bespoke systems through modification of existing software and creation of new software. You will work independently, creating programs that satisfy the customers’ requirements.


  • Salary c£38,000 - £40,000
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • 25 Days Holidays + Bank Holidays


  • Independent programming of Siemens PCL / HMI based systems.
  • Reading and understanding of P&IDs, specifications & control narratives.
  • Carry out regular design reviews with the team and customer.
  • Making modifications to HMI screens and operations in line with internal and external feedback.
  • Specification of requirements to allow third parties to design & build Control Panels.
  • Management of third parties designing electrical control panels.
  • Checking of third-party designs including but not limited to:
  • Control Panel electrical design / physical layout.
  • Electrical control component selection / specification.
  • Electric / Hydraulic / Pneumatic actuation specification.
  • Ensure designs conform to industry, customer and company standards.
  • Analyse designs using suitable tools.

Key Skills:

  • PLC & HMI programming (Siemens).
  • Understanding of relevant industry standards (eg, LVD)
  • Electrical design / component specification/ drafting, (AutoCAD preferred)
  • Familiarity with pressure related products.
  • Strong IT skills: Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, Outlook etc.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Proven working experience as an Electrical / Controls Engineer programming PLCs
  • BEng or BSc (Hons) in Electrical Engineering or equivalent 
  • Experience working with bespoke systems / machine design and manufacture.
  • Control of electro-mechanical systems, hydraulics and pneumatics or associated supply.
  • Industry experience; (custom machine design, high pressure / hydraulic systems).

This is a great opportunity to join a busy organisation where you will be the sole Controls Systems expert on site.

Commutable from – Blackburn, Bolton, Manchester, Wigan, Oldham, Preston


A global recognised provider of complete turn-key mechanical solutions, who specialise in the innovative design of bespoke equipment that is used in a variety of industries sectors, including those that operate in harsh conditions and environments, are currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer.

The company currently has strong confirmed orders from their customers to complete bespoke complete projects and programmes throughout 2021 and beyond. They offer a dynamic and varied workload for their R&D Team, that requires a range of mechanical engineering principles and design (CAD) skills to achieve the successful completions of projects. 

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer role will incorporate:
An experience Mechanical minded engineer who has had a proven recent history of designing and developing mechanical equipment that has incorporated forged and casted parts and components, mechanical mechanism, hand calculations, material analysis and strong 3D CAD skills (Ideally Solidworks or Inventor) 
They should also be highly motivated and organised with the ability to manage and run their own projects with minimal supervision.

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer role is focused on the creation of products in line with customer requirements and budget. This requires large amount of communication with Customers, Sales, Procurement and Manufacturing. The role will be required to provide updates to customers and host design reviews internally and externally, visiting sites where necessary.  During commissioning / build phases the role will be expected to support manufacturing to answer questions regarding assembly, operation and testing. Additionally, working with the Sales team the role may have to scope out prospective projects and comment on timings. 


  • Salary - £40,000 - £45,000 
  • Pension 
  • 25 Days Hols + Stats 
  • Project Ownership

Daily Duties:

  • You will be expected to work in line with the business Quality Management System (QMS) with a focus on continuous improvement of the company and products.
  • Design, development and specification of new and existing products where typical design requirements include: 
  • Load bearing components.
  • Specification of pressure control components (valves, pumps and pipework etc)
  • Specification and integration of standard components (e.g., bearings, actuators etc)
  • Electric / Hydraulic / Pneumatic actuation
  • Lifting & Handling points
  • Fabrications
  • Tooling & Fixtures

The role will also require you to:

  • To ensure designs conform to industry, customer and company standards.
  • Select suitable materials, surface finishes, coatings etc for the products intended use.
  • Carry out regular design reviews with the team and/or customer.
  • Analyse designs using suitable tools and liaise with third party design verification company.
  • Carry out value engineering to engineer cost out of the products.
  • Output accurate models, drawings, BOM’s and other technical documents to customers, both internal and external.
  • Check & sign off drawings in line with relevant drawing standards.
  • Carry out engineering changes using revision control procedures.
  • Manage non-conformances.

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Requirements:

  • A formal Mechanical Engineering Qualification (Degree / HND) 
  • Strong 2D & 3D CAD Modelling & Drafting Skills (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards: (PED, PD5500, EN13445, ASME 8, EN10204 training provided as appropriate)
  • Some knowledge of FE Analysis 
  • Ability to carry out hand calculations (force, torque, bending moments, hoop stress, shear stress etc.).
  • Usage of Document Management Systems (Solidworks PDM Professional preferred).
  • A good knowledge of materials, coatings and finishes including stainless and carbon steels, structural steels, elastomers and performance plastics.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes; machining, welding, surface treatments etc.
  • Be able to communicate effectively regarding matters of a technical nature to customers.
  • Experience working with bespoke systems / machine design and manufacture.
  • Design of electro-mechanical systems, hydraulics and pneumatics or associated supply.

This is a great opportunity to work within a small team and be accountable for the complete product lifecycle of projects and programmes. The company offers their customers innovative bespoke solutions for their needs which in turn gives its workforce a good variety of projects from tabletop systems to multi ton heavy duty machinery. 

Commutable from, Bolton, Manchester, Oldham, Preston, Wigan

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Specialists since 1994