Job Description


Are you a Mechanical biased maintenance engineer seeking a new opportunity? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity to join a Friendly & Busy Organisation based in the Oldham Area. 

We are currently assisting a Leading organisation in their Search for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join their already established Maintenance team on site.  

This Mechanical Maintenance Engineers role is commutable from the following locations: Oldham / Huddersfield / Halifax / Rochdale / Ashton-Under-Lyne / Bury and Bolton. 

Benefits the Mechanical Maintenance engineer will receive: 

  • Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 
  • 33Days Holiday / Life Assurance X2 / Health care / Pension 
  • Days only: Monday to Thursday 07:30am till 4:30pm 

Experience the Mechanical Maintenance engineer will hold: 

  • Carry out routine servicing and inspection on all production machinery and mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Use the preventative maintenance system to reduce breakdowns and unplanned maintenance.
  • Carry out essential legislative testing of mechanical equipment and systems.
  • To work safely within the company’s Health and Safety Procedures.
  • To identify and keep essential stock items at necessary working levels.
  • To assist the General Manager in identifying process improvements through elimination of downtime and other continuous improvement initiatives (CIP Process).
  • To assist the Group Engineering Manager with projects and developments.
  • Liaise, when necessary, with external contractors.
  • To have a flexible approach towards overtime, shutdown working as required.
  • Welding and fabrication experience
  • To work as part of a team to optimise company performance and achieve targets.
  • To co-operate with the organisation in respect of training needs and job development to meet production demands.
  • Previous experience of manufacturing machinery, preferably textiles.
  • Ideally, they will be Apprentice trained holding a Formal Qualification in Mechanical Engineering. 

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



Are you a Qualified Maintenance Electrician seeking a New opportunity and looking to join a Busy & Friendly Manufacturing organisation. If so we have a Fantastic opportunity to join a Leading organisation based in the Manchester Area, you will join a already existing and established Maintenance team. 
This Maintenance Electrician role is commutable from: Swinton / Openshaw / Ashton-Under-Lynne / Sale / Stretford 

Maintenance Electrician Benefits: 

  • Salary: £36.000
  • Pension 8%
  • 20+8days holiday 
  • Overtime 
  • Parking / Canteen 

The Shift the Maintenance Electrician will be Required to work: Double Days Shift: 6am till 2pm / 2pm till 10pm.

Requirements and Duties for the Maintenance Electrician Role: 

  • Provide both Reactive & Planned Preventative Maintenance 
  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing environments and proven experience within a Stable Maintenance electrician role. 
  • Fault finding abilities with Siemens and Allen Bradley PLC’s6
  • Experience within Hydraulics & Pneumatics / Over-head Cranes / Temperature controllers / Gas Fired Furnaces / Instrumentation / Gas Burners 
  • Ideally Some Mechanical experience 
  • You will have involvement in Project work 
  • Implement improvements / Lean Manufacturing Culture
  • Ensure compliance of all plant and machinery with health and safety legislation. 

Skill and Qualifications:

  • Ideally holding a IPAF / FLT Driving licence – however training can be provided 
  • Apprentice trained holding a formal qualification in Electrical engineering 
  • Holding their 17th / 18th IEE Wiring Regulation 
  • Previous Experience within a Heavy Engineering environment

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


As the Engineering Manager, you will be working for an incredibly well established, Global, Manufacturing business.  They really are the leaders in their field.  Their product is of the highest quality. They have been established for many decades and are going from strength to strength! They are recognised throughout their field for their outstanding quality product and highest customer service.  You would be joining an incredibly stable organisation.

Benefits for Engineering Manager:

  • Excellent Salary whih i snegotiable upon experience
  • 33 days holiday
  • Day shift – Monday to Friday
  • Pension
  • Private Medical 

As the Engineering Manager, your duties will include:

  • To be a key member of the Management team to ensure the smooth running of the Manchester facility. 
  • Responsible for maximising the availability of all machinery in the production area, and site upkeep.  
  • Increase line efficiencies through effective leadership of a multi-skilled team.
  • Motivate and inspire the team to meet production and engineering targets. 
  • Perform regular appraisals. Set out clear performance standards with team members and manage any non-conformances with formal 1-1 meetings when required.
  • Ensure staffing levels are reviewed and managed daily. This will include holidays, absence, and training cover.  
  • Natural leadership qualities, and someone who gains enjoyment of helping others succeed.
  • Continuous Improvement - You will help to spot opportunities for further investment and arrange training and development requirements, to further talent management within the engineering.
  • Promote the health and wellbeing of the engineering employees and ensure all Occupational Health appointments are attended.
  • Actively participate in the recruitment of new engineers.

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

  • Previous experience working as an Engineering Manager or Maintenance Manager or similar
  • Idealy educated to HND/HNC Level or equivalent Engineering qualifications
  • People Leader with a focus on development for the team.
  • Experience in the use of PLC in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong IT and reporting skills
  • Ability to use own initiative to make decisions which may impact the business but can be clearly justified.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and outstanding organisation skills
  • Experienced in proactively driving and implementing improvements.

This Engineering Manager role is commutable from: Manchester, Stockport, Rochdale, Huddersfield, Burnley and Bolton

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


We are currently recruiting for a UK Leading Manufacturing organisation based in the Greater Manchester location, we are looking to recruit a Mechanical Maintenance Fitter to join a already established team on site.

Benefits on offer to the Maintenance Fitter: 

  • Salary: £24,750 
  • 5% Pension 
  • 25+8Days 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Training 
  • Parking 
  • Canteen 

Shift in place: Days Only – Monday to Friday 8am till 4:30pm 

Ideally the Maintenance Fitter will have the following: 

  • Previous experience within a Mechanical fitters role. 
  • Experience with the following kit: Pneumatic / Hydraulics and Steam Systems
  • Experience with logging water / oil and gas reading and testing of steam boiler devices 
  • Previous experience within a Heavy engineering environment 
  • Provide full mechanical service and maintenance throughout the site. 
  • Maintain and repair all machinery on site. 
  • Ideally we are looking for an Apprentice trained engineer who holds a NVQ / City & Guilds in mechanical engineering. 
  • Flexibility is key to this role as this role will require Shift work.

This Maintenance Fitter position is commutable from: Rochdale / Bury / Heywood / Middleton / Oldham 

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



We are a well-respected employer and are seeking to recruit proven Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician, to join our DAY SHIFT maintenance team. 


  • £35,000
  • Company Pension
  • Excellent Holiday Entitlement
  • Stable Working Environment within a Very Well-Established Business. 

Duties of an Maintenance Technician 

  • As a proven Maintenance Technician, you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our unique plant. 

Requirements of an Maintenance Technician

  • Ideally you will be apprentice trained but must be qualified Electrically and ideally have some understanding of Plc Controls. However you must have a proven background in supporting plant and equipment within either a manufacturing, process or production environment. 

This Maintenance Technician role is commutable from: Brownhills, Lichfield, Shenstone & Tamworth

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



I am looking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer on behalf of a Precision Engineering company. This is a multi-skilled role that will include Maintenance on machinery and facilities both Electrical and Mechanical. 

This is a day’s role with hours either 8am-4.30pm or 10am-6.30pm with a package of:

  • Salary £35,000 depending on experience. 
  • 25 days holiday
  • Free Parking on site. 
  • Company Pension 

Along with an NVQ Level 3/ ONC/ City & Guilds the ideal candidate/ Maintenance Engineer must have previous experience with Electrical equipment including PLC controls and CNC machinery is desirable. 

The Maintenance Engineer role will include the following:

  • Provide preventive maintenance on all machinery and equipment to ensure effective running.
  • Review TPM schedules to ensure operatives complete in a timely manner and inform Team Leaders of deficiencies
  • Report back to the Maintenance Supervisor & Manager on concerns regarding the operational status of machinery
  • Ensure, through regular checks; the power, lighting, LEV and water systems are maintained.

We are keen to talk to Maintenance Electricians and Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineers, and candidates who can commute to the Nottingham area so Derby, Mansfield, Loughborough.

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


An Outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased  

Are you a Qualified Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased?, Seeking a opportunity to Join a Busy, Friendly Manufacturing / Packaging organisation within the Cheshire Area.  

This exciting opportunity is commutable from the following locations: Winsford / Warrington / Runcorn / Macclesfield / Ellesmere Port. 

Benefits for the Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased Role include:

  • Salary: £39.500 
  • 25+8days Holiday Entitlement 
  • Company Pension 
  • Plenty of Overtime 
  • Continental Shift 2Days on – 2Off – 2Nights on – 2Off 

Main Requirements for Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically biased: 

  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing / Packaging environment 
  • Proven experience within a Similar Multi-Skilled role. 
  • Ideally holding a 60/40 Split – Mechanically Biased 
  • Carry out Planned Maintenance Activities 
  • Experience with the following Kit: Hydraulics & Pneumatics / Conveyor systems / Packaging and Labelling and Wrapping Equipment / Temperature controls / HMI’s / Controls / Motors and Drives. 
  • Able to read both Mechanical and Electrical Drawings. 
  • Great communicator as you will communicate at all levels within the team. 
  • Flexibility is key to this role. 
  • Apprentice trained holding a Formal Qualification in Mechanical Engineering. NVQ Level 3 – Mechanical engineering / City & Guilds Level 3 – Mechanical Engineering. 
  • Happy to work a Continental Shift.

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



Shift: Days only

Location: Stockport 

Salary & Benefits:

  • £25,000 - £28,000 DOE 
  • 33 Days Holiday
  • Pension
  • Onsite Parking 

This position is commutable from the following Area’s: Hyde / Ashton-Under-Lyne / Manchester / Altrincham / Stretford 

Are you a Gear Cutter with Grinder Abilities?, Are you seeking a new opportunity within a Busy & Friendly environment?, If so this might just be the role for you. We have a opportunity for a Gear Cutter & Grinder to join a leading Manufacturing organisation based in the North West. 

Ideally the Gear Cutter & Grinder will hold the following experience: 

  • Previous experience using Gear Cutting / Grinding and Various other Machinery 
  • Able to read machining instructions and routings to determine machine settings and fixtures and hobs & other tools. 
  • Experience with Shaping and Hobbing machines 
  • Experience with Manual gear cutting machines 
  • Mount and secure gear blanks on mandrels or fixtures 
  • Operate and make adjustments on gear hobber and shaper cutters. 
  • Make both Hob and Cutter changes on standard operations 
  • Must be a great communicator 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ideally we are looking for a Time served Gear Cutter 
  • Hold proven experience within a Gear Cutter & Grinder role

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


An industry leading manufacturer of industrial capital equipment is seeking a Technical Office Manager to coordinate  their Manchester site. The company are an international concern and supply equipment, on a sale or hire basis, to clients across various industries including construction, manufacturing, facilities, renovation, commercial and industrial cleaning. 

Benefits for the Technical Office Manager:

  • £38,000
  • Profit Share
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • 30 days holiday
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Financially supported further education

This is a fabulous opportunity if you are looking for a very well-established, secure organisation and if you are looking for a career, and to be part of their continued growth.  

As the Technical Office Manager your duties will include:

  • General Office Management 
  • Manage the Logistics for all parts, machinery and accessories, ensuring all goods received from HO and delivered to customer on time 
  • To be the main point of contact for customer enquiries/communication, sales enquiries, giving technical advice to customers on all goods/machinery
  • To make Sales calls – following up on customer enquiries
  • Contact customers to schedule appointments and support the branch manager in preparation and follow up of customers appointments, prepare proposals, quotations, information packs etc
  • Arranging service visits for Sales team and BM to customers sites
  • Maintaining all customer information on CRM
  • Organising all office administration, support BM and Sales team with their administration needs
  • Interaction with other European sites
  • To handle the rental business for the branch, including contract management, handover, technical checks, and return of machines.

I would be very keen to speak with you if you have:

  • Previous experience as a Technical Office Manager or Stores Manager or logistics Manager or Technical manager or similar
  • You will need to be Technically minded – a technical qualification or experience would be most beneficial – mechanical or mechatronics ideal
  • You will need strong administration skills
  • An excellent communicator
  • Excellent IT skills, including all Microsoft applications and CRM experience
  • You need to be incredibly organised, have good time management and structured in your daily tasks
  • Sales experience would be beneficial but not essential, as there will be an element of sales involved in the role
  • Experience within logistics and office management would be beneficial
  • You will be driven and full of energy!

The role is commutable from: Manchester, Stockport, Rochdale, Huddersfield, Burnley and Bolton


A leading global manufacturing business, established over 70 years ago and employer of several thousands of people worldwide is looking to recuit a Systems Engineer to their business

This Systems Engineer's role is commutable From: Preston, Blackburn, Burnley, Rochdale, Bury, Bolton, Halifax, Huddersfield

Systems Engineer Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • £35,000+ dependant on experience
  • Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm, Friday - 8.00am - 12.00pm
  • 33 days holiday per year 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Death in service benefit
  • Free parking

Systems Engineer Role / Function

To implement new, revised and maintain standards and systems required by client and their customers for Quality, Environmental and Automotive standards to manage their business effectively, meeting customer and regulatory requirements.

Person Specification

  • Experience of managing both IATF 16949 & ISO 14001 management systems with excellent understanding of associated legal requirements
  • IATF lead auditor & 14001 internal auditor certified
  • Communication written, verbal including presentation to interested parties at every level of an organisation
  • Automotive experience of Quality & Environmental Management Systems (QEMS) in a mass production environment (including APQP processes)
  • Internal/External auditing exposure and organising of audits. Quality auditor to ISO9001:2015 and IATF16949 standards, Lead auditor preferred
  • Environmental auditor ISO 14001
  • Experience of creating procedures, process flows, systems management experience for document control. Leading a systems implementation activity and gap analysis experience

Systems Engineer Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • New standards introduction in time scales required with no NCR. Existing systems maintenance. No NCRs from audits 
  • Systems Improvement. Continuously improve processes to Business make leaner or close gaps. Maintain knowledge; new and existing. Ensure knowledge level is at requirement
  • Carry out audits to required plan. Close out actions system to highlight status and support close out 
  • Ensure 5s around all documents and system drives. Procedure update management, up issues and controls within system 
  • Administration of systems is one of the main objectives and will include but is not limited to planning, managing, facilitating and completing audits then ensuring corrective actions are raised, tracked and closed in a timely manner
  • Interactions with all internal departments, other client sites, external auditors, suppliers or customers as required

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