Maintenance Electrician

Job Description

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Electrician, this opportunity is to join a leading organisation who is continually growing.`

Ideally the individual will hold previous experience within a Manufacturing organisation and will hold roughly a 60/40 Split – Electrically biased. 

This maintenance electrician role is commutable from the following locations: Stockport / Stoke-On-Trent / Macclesfield

Benefits the maintenance electrician will receive:

  • Maintenance Electrician (Multi-Skilled ability – 60/40 Split)
  • Salary: £32,000 - £34,000
  • Shift: Days only Monday to Friday  
  • Pension, Pension, 25+8days pa holiday, Life Assurance, Parking, Canteen 
  • Location: Macclesfield  
  • Industry: Manufacturing organisation   

The Maintenance electrician will hold the following:

  • Experience in an engineering maintenance or service role is essential.
  • Holding fault finding abilities with Siemens and Allen Bradley PLC’s
  • Excellent fault -finding skills are crucial, especially; motor drives, temperature controllers, able to fault find on PLC and other control systems.
  • Competent in mechanical repairs
  • Experience carrying out preventative maintenance tasks
  • Ability to facilitate repairs under pressure
  • Flexible and able to adapt to situations as they occur
  • Able to work in a team and independently.
  • IT literate; including Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook,), Gradus CMMS system.
  • Familiar with building maintenance tasks

Apprentice trained.

  • Educated to HNC in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Extensive Electrical knowledge 17th Edition – progressing to 18th
  • Full valid UK Driving Licence
  • Flexible – as you may be required to travel to alternative sites on occasions.

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



We are currently recruiting for an Electrical biased Maintenance engineer to join a leading organisation based in the Greater Manchester Area. 

Are you Seeking an exciting new opportunity & looking to join a Friendly and busy organisation? If so, this might just be the role for you!!! 

This role is commutable from the following locations: Bolton / Rochdale / Manchester / Bury

Benefits the Electrical Maintenance Engineer will receive:

  • Salary: £40,000
  • Pension 12%
  • 29 days holiday / increasing to 33days after 5 years
  • Health care 
  • Overtime

Shift the Electrical Maintenance Engineer will be required to work: Days Monday to Thursday 07:45am till 4:15pm / Early finish on Friday. 

We are looking for the Electrical Maintenance engineer to hold the following experience: 

  • Reactive Electrical and PLC Support on Bespoke machinery 
  • Installation of new equipment / machinery 
  • Planned maintenance to support TPM Structures 
  • Repair and improve all aspects of electrical needs 
  • Ideally holding Programming and Fault-finding abilities on Siemens / Modicon PLC’s 
  • Experience with AC & DC Motors, Drives, Inverters. 
  • HMI Programming experience - Citect ideally 
  • PAT Testing experience 
  • Electrical maintenance of the building i.e., Light fitting / plug sockets / emergency Lights. 

Ideally, we are looking for an Apprentice trained Electrical Maintenance engineer:- 

  • Holding a NVQ Level 3 Qualification – Electrical Engineering 
  • 18th Edition to be held 
  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing environment 
  • Full UK Driving licence / Flexible and local / able to commit to the call out rota.

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


We are currently recruiting for an organisation based in the Greater Manchester location. Our client has a new opening for a maintenance electrician to join their already existing maintenance team. Our client is a leading Manufacturing organisation who are currently celebrating their 45th year in business. 

This maintenance electrician position is commutable from the following locations: Manchester / Oldham / Wigan / Bolton / Bury 

Benefits and Salary the maintenance electrician will receive:

  • Salary: £29,521 
  • Pension (Standard)
  • 25+8days Holiday 
  • Overtime available 
  • Shift in place: 6am till 2pm / 2pm till 10pm – rotating weekly. 

Experience the maintenance electrician will have:

  • Must have experience within Blow moulding / Injection Moulding / Multi Axis blow moulding machinery. 
  • Previous experience within a Maintenance Electrician role / Multi-Skilled role 
  • To hold abilities with Siemens and Mitsubishi PLC’s  - Fault finding abilities 
  • To have worked with both Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • Experience with: Special purpose finishing machines / Associated equipment. 
  • AC / DC Motors / Drives experience 
  • Deal with repairs and improve all aspects of electrical needs throughout the site
  • Planned maintenance to support TPM structures 
  • Reactive electrical and PLC Support. 


  • Apprentice trained 
  • Holding a NVQ / City & Guilds in Electrical Engineering 
  • Proven experience within Injection moulding / Plastics

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


We have received not 1, not 2 but 4 opportunities from a Manufacturing organisation based in the greater Manchester area. We are looking to appoint X4 Maintenance Electricians & will look at electrical or mechanically biased maintenance engineers.

Ideally, we are looking for the multi-skilled engineers to hold a 60/40 split. 

This Maintenance Electrician role is commutable from the following locations: Rochdale / bury / Oldham and Bolton. 

The Maintenance Electricians will be working a brand-new shift: 12-hour shift 6am till 6pm and 6pm till 6am – working a 4on-3off-3on-1off-3on-3off-4on-7off system. 

Benefits the maintenance electrician will receive: 

  • Salary guideline: £38,000 
  • Pension 
  • Generous holiday 
  • Overtime 

Main duties and requirements:  

  • We are looking for Maintenance Electrician – preferably holding a 60/40 Split 
  • Previous and proven experience within a Similar position – maintenance electrician / multi-Skilled. 
  • Fault finding abilities with allen bradley & siemens plc’s – experience – inputs and outputs / modifications. 
  • Fault finding abilities on Hydraulics & Pneumatics. 
  • Additional: conveyor systems / ac & dc motors and drives / inverters / gearboxes. 
  • The diagnosis, location, and rectification of all mechanical and electrical faults on site, including, pneumatic, hydraulic and steam systems.
  • Ensure all papermaking machinery and ancillary equipment is maintained in a satisfactory working order.
  • Reporting of work done 
  • Responding to emergency situations in a timely and effective manner.
  • To 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.
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping in his or her working area and throughout the mill.


  • GCSE or equivalent
  • NVQ 3 in electrical engineering
  • NVQ in mechanical engineering#
  • HNC in mechanical or electrical engineering

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


We are seeking to recruit a proven Maintenance Electrician to support a medium size Maintenance team within a Heavy Industry Environment. Our client is well established and is a successful and expanding business manufacturing high integrity and high-volume products for a worldwide customer base.

Benefits for Maintenance Electrician:

  • The salary for the role of Maintenance Electrician is £30,000 depending on experience
  • Overtime
  • 3% - 5% Pension. 
  • The shift pattern of the role is double days with hours of work being 6-2/1-9. 

Requirements for Maintenance Electrician:

  • Ideally the ultimate Maintenance Electrician will have experience supporting kit from a Heavy Environment including, Cranes, Overhead Cranes, Pumps, Motors, Hydraulics/ Pneumatics and some welding and fabrication experience. The candidate must hold:
  • Electrical Bias with Mechanical abilities
  • Apprenticeship or equivalent in Electrical Engineering – HNC / ONC / Degree / NVQ

This Maintenance Electrician role is commutable from Alfreton, Nottingham, Derby, Loughborough and Newark-on-Trent.

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


We are recruiting an exceptional opportunity for a Maintenance Electrician. You will be responsible for the electrical maintenance of all capital plant, equipment, and site facilities. The role is also responsible for mechanical breakdowns and planned preventative maintenance ensuring maximum uptime. The role of Maintenance Electrician requires you to work a Morning and Afternoon shift 0600-1415 (week 1), 1400-2215 (week 2) with a benefits package of:

Maintenance Electrician Benefits:

  • Life assurance of 4x salary
  • £31,000 salary 
  • Employer pension contributions of 5%
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised café on site
  • Gym on site
  • 28 days holiday pa which increases with service

Requirements/ Duties for the Maintenance Electrician:

  • Investigate all electrical plant and machinery breakdowns, and mechanical plant and machinery breakdowns where necessary/as required, determine root cause, and carry out necessary repair work inclusive of obtaining spare parts as necessary.
  • Investigate failures in services, determine root cause and carry out necessary repair work inclusive of obtaining spare parts as necessary
  • Ensure all plant/machinery records are kept up to date.

Desired skills include Minimum of NVQ Level 3 in Electrical/Electronic Engineering discipline or post Apprenticeship experience in an industrial environment and competent in programmable logic controllers.

We would be keen to talk to Electrical Maintenance Engineers or Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineers also that are commutable from Leicester Kettering and Rugby

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


We are seeking to recruit an experienced maintenance professional to join our management team as the Maintenance Manager to support our multi-disciplined engineering team at a leading manufacturer.
Benefits Available for a Maintenance Manager:

  • £46,000 salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • Health care plan and life assurance
  • Company Pension
  • Share option scheme
  • Commitment to career progression and development

Details of the Maintenance Manager role:

  • Lead the site maintenance team to implement a robust planned maintenance system.
  • Provide a timely and efficient breakdown service to minimise machine downtime.
  • Manage revenue and capital spends within a significant budget.
  • Develop and drive a culture of continuous improvement

Requirements of a Maintenance Manager 

  • The position of Maintenance Manager will require you to have a proven track record in developing maintenance structures, where your individual input into the business has seen improvements in plant reliability, production volume, staff retention and overall profitability.
  • It is essential that you have supported a team of Maintenance Engineers as either a Manager or Senior Supervisor where you have championed continuous improvement and managed plant related CAPEX projects. 

Preference is given to candidates that have climbed the ranks of Maintenance from an Apprentice level and are qualified to an HNC/HND standard. 

This Maintenance Manager role is commutable from Worcester, Redditch, Kidderminster, Bromsgrove, Stourbridge, Birmingham and surrounding areas.

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


A leading provider of maintenance equipment and services to the rail industry are seeking a Sales Engineer to join their team. The company have been trading for some time and have well established relationships with all the major players in the industry.

The Sales Engineer will receive the following benefits: 

  • Salary of up to £30,000
  • 33 Days Holiday (incl. 8 bank holidays)
  • Up to 7% Pension

Sales Engineer Duties:

The Sales Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Technical sales into the entire rail customer base
  • Identifying and winning opportunities for new business
  • Working closely with the delivery teams to ensure customers problems are solved

Sales Engineer Requirements:

Candidates wishing to be considered for the Sales Engineer should have some or all of the following experience:

  • Knowledge of welding systems / time spent in a hand on welding role
  • Knowledge of the UK rail industry
  • Time spent in a technical sales / sales engineering position

This role can be based either in Dagenham or Castle Donington. 

Commutable from Dagenham, Bromley, Grays, Derby, Nottingham, Burton-upon-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994


This is an excellent opportunity either for an industrial Technical Sales Engineer or Sales Engineer from a manufacturing background who has knowledge of the Factory Automation Division. 

  • Starting Salary - £28,000 - £30,000 - DOE
  • Company subsidised pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • 23 Days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays 

As a Technical Sales Engineer you will be working as part of a division who is responsible for delivering a wide array of solutions and technologies into a varied customer base. These customers are typically working with automation technology and need to know everything from data about a single sensor through to help with full systems. 

Technical Sales Engineer Duties:

  • Provide technical support to UK customers & sales colleagues for all company product types responding to technical queries received from all sources (email, phone, www, etc)
  • Providing solutions for customer problems using company products
  • Participate in trade shows and Exhibitions and assist with marketing activities as required
  • External sales projects as required. May be product or industry specific
  • Updating and maintaining the Company CRM System with respect to customer accounts, customer contact details, visit reports and customer appointments etc

Technical Sales Engineer Requirements:

  • An HNC/HND or Higher technical qualifications in either electrical/ Electro-Mechanical/ Electronic Engineering 
  • Technical qualifications in Electrical, Electronics or IT is preferable but not essential
  • Understanding Engineering data sheets and technical documents
  • An understanding of Electrical schematics or Industrial systems
  • Understanding of industrial automation. Understanding IT system topology 

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Internal Sales Engineer, Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer, Account manager or Business development manager in the manufacturing or automation sector.

This role is commutable from: Manchester, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale, Bury, Droylsden

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994


I am currently recruiting for Manufacturing Operatives to join a well-established company based in the Greater Manchester area.

Package Available:

  • Permanent role paying £20,681 per annum (paid monthly)
  • 28 Days holiday including bank holidays
  • Contributory pension
  • Free parking
  • All PPE provided

Hours and salary for this manufacturing operative’s role:

  • Week 1 – Monday to Friday – 6am to 2pm
  • Week 2 – Monday to Thursday – 2pm to 10:30pm and Friday – 1pm to 5:30pm

This manufacturing operative’s role will involve but not be limited to:

  • To dispense materials and operate process equipment in Granulation, Blending, Compression and Coating sections whilst adhering to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
  • To adhere to company policies and practices as laid down and trained and maintain a high standard of cleanliness whilst carrying out procedures.
  • Compression suite: To run all types of compression machines in use in manufacturing department and their specific processes.
  • Granulation suite: To granulate from all suites contained in manufacturing department and their specific processes
  • Dispensary suite: To dispense batch ingredients and facilitate its specific processes
  • Cleaning suite: To clean intermediate bulk containers (IBC) and complete daily sanitization routine of purified water outlets.
  • Coating suite: To coat tablets to specification and specific processes

Essential experience required for this manufacturing operative’s role role:

  • Previous employment experience in the pharmaceutical manufacturing or food production industry.
  • Ability and initiative to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good standard of Maths, minimum GCSE Level 3
  • Good standard of English, Minimum GCSE Level 3, both written and verbal, as accurate record keeping, completion of documentation and communication with other department personnell is essential.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

Personal Attributes for this manufacturing operatives role:

  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to adapt to new working practises

This role is commutable from Bolton, Wigan, Rochdale and Manchester

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