Job Description

This opportunity is for a hands-on Engineer to join a successful general and precision engineering company as Production Supervisor / Workshop Foreman. 

The highly successful business has been running for many years and are recognised for their bespoke fabrications for special machinery and conveyor systems. With bespoke items being their forte, you will not be monotonised as you will be overseeing a varied workload. You will be both office and factory based, so must be competent at scheduling and production management as well as being willing to get stuck in with your hands-on experience on the shop floor. 

In exchange for their hands-on expertise the Production Supervisor / Workshop Foreman will receive:

  • A Competitive package
  • Days shift
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Free on-site parking
  • Own office
  • Overtime opportunities 

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the Production Supervisor / Workshop Foreman:

  • Lead and support a range of employees, from fabricator welders to skilled machinists
  • Ensure the workshop is running in line with targets and requirements
  • Ensure records and processes are compliant
  • To be the point of contact for jobs / projects
  • Ensure high standards of cleanliness and tidiness in the workshop

Skills Required for the Production Supervisor / Workshop Foreman:

  • Team player and good lone worker, with initiative to work independently 
  • Must have hands on experienced in Engineering / Fabrication – Metals 
  • Ideally will have some machining experience
  • Self-sufficient, self-starter
  • Ability to lead by example and experience

If you have both leadership and hands on skills, please apply today.

Commutable from Wigan, Southport, St. Helens, Liverpool, Preston, and Manchester.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

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This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading international organisation. Established over 30 years ago, they have a proven background in manufacturing, developing and designing innovative, sustainable construction solutions.
These high-performance solutions have been used in thousands of civil engineering projects across the globe, covering many different applications and market sectors.

In addition to being a great place to work, they will offer a relocation package for the right candidate.

Role Function

Produce Application Suggestions, Tender Submissions and Design Submissions for reinforced soil, walls, slopes and stabilisation projects, providing clients with quotations and advice on product and technical specifications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare accurate and timely Application Suggestions (AS) using company proprietary and CAD software, liaising and advising clients as necessary in order to secure specification in tender documents.
  • Prepare and provide clients with cost effective Tender Submissions (TS) calculating unit rates and costings of construction using company products in order to secure sales. 
  • Produce fully indemnified Design Submissions (DS) as part of the legally binding contract documentation.
  • Identify, analyse and design out potential risks within projects at the AS,TS an DS stages liaising with the Design Manager and Senior Design Engineer(s) as necessary in order to comply with Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Construction Design Manufacture (CDM) regulations and minimize exposure to potential claims. 
  • Assist Area Civil Engineers, as required, at technical seminars/presentations in order to promote company products and solutions and improve Sales.
  • Maintain continuous personal development (CPD) in order to keep upto date with company products/policies and technology development.

Person Specification

  • B. Eng. Degree with geotechnical modules – (preferred) or HND with 3+ years’ experience of highways/infrastructure projects
  • A solid working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • An understanding of Civil Engineering and soil mechanics
  • Previous experience in designing with geosynthetics would be an advantage.
  • Current Driving Licence would be an advantage

Package and Benefits

  • Salary £33,000
  • 37 hours per week
  • 33 days holiday
  • Free on-site parking
  • International Company
  • Market Leaders
  • Opportunity to progress within role and Company
  • Christmas Shut down
  • Pension matched up to 6%
  • Death in Service 3 times salary

Commutable From: Preston, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Rochdale, Wigan
 

 

Based in the Birmingham area, the organisation supply into a wide range of industries across the whole of the UK, delivering high quality and fabrication at the best possible prices.  Huge investment has gone into this facility, to ensure that they can guarantee quality throughout the entire project.

They have been established for many years, working with all different types of industries, such as offshore oil and gas, renewable energy, nuclear and aerospace.  This is a growing business, offering plenty of growth and stability.

DUTIES

  • Set and Operate CNC Milling Machines
  • Supporting the Section Leader with Work order scheduling and job priority progression
  • Improving the efficiency of operations
  • Active participation in continuous improvement activities

REQIUREMENTS:

  • Experience with Setting and Operating CNC Milling machines
  • Any programming skills would be highly advantageous
  • Fanuc controls

BENEFITS:

  • £12 / £16 Per Hour
  • Pension
  • Days
  • Immediate Start

This would suit someone who is looking to settle into a permanent role.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

An organisation that has a proud history of manufacturing high quality products is currently seeking a Manufacturing Planning Manager to oversee the planning and procurement of projects, to ensure a fast-moving manufacturing environment can function effectively. 

The company are seeing continued growth throughout 2020 and are looking to expand their operation in 2021, so a leader is required to manage a small team of individuals to ensure the buying and planning activities run smoothly.

Planning Managers Duties:

  • Manage Day-to-Day activities of a fast-paced environment by giving direction to team members
  • Strive to implement Continuous Improvement processes 
  • Manage all buying, stock control and spend & pricing functions 
  • Be creative in development new methods that overcome daily issues and problems 
  • Good relationship building methods with internal and external parties 
  • Monitor production in-line with incoming stock levels 
  • Reduce the holding of stock (JIT) 
  • Control Materials and Stock from multi sites 
  • Plan and adapt to future production trends 
  • Liaise with all senior management and sales teams on a regular basis 
  • Ensure production release and build dates are planned for to reduce issues 
  • Manage the order and purchasing systems to maintain smooth delivery and timing 
  • Develop and built internal MRP Systems  
  • Controls logistics and production build control 

This is great opportunity for an experienced Production Planner to join a friendly, but fast paced manufacturing environment that will offer autonomy and responsibility for delivery and the management of processes.

Candidates applying for this position should have at least 5 years recent experience of Production Planning with exposure to purchasing duties. They should have also worked in a fast-paced manufacturing environment where materials and stock are changing and being replenished on a frequent basis.

Good communication and presentation skills are a must 

A formal qualification in manufacturing, engineering or planning would also be desired.

The company will offer a good salary package, pension, 25 Days Holidays and a regular day (Mon- Fri) working pattern. 

This could be a great opportunity for someone who has previously worked in either Consumer Goods, Automotive (Interior / Exterior Trim), Aerospace (Cabin / Seating), Marine or Commercial Vehicle (Interiors) 

Commutable from: Birmingham, Droitwich, Cannock, Redditch, Solihull, Stourbridge, Worcester, Wolverhampton, 

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

Are you a Toolmaker, looking for your next career move as we have an immediate vacancy for a Toolmaker to join a fantastic, successful manufacturing business, who are now incredibility busy.  They are renowned for being at the forefront of technology and being extremely friendly.

If you are a Toolmaker looking for an immediate start, this could be just the job for you!

DUTIES:

  • New and refurb of plastic injection mould tooling
  • Ensuring tooling complies with company standards
  • Working shifts
  • Monitor tooling spares
  • Support tooling trials
  • Operation of overhead crane

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Essential that you have Toolmaking experience
  • You must have exposure to plastic injection mould tools
  • The ability to read engineering drawings
  • Happy to work shifts
  • Laser welding would be beneficial
  • We can offer an IMMEDIATE START if needed

BENEFITS:

  • £34,000 - £38,000
  • Shifts
  • Full order books, very busy organisation
  • Very friendly facility, you will have plenty of support

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within a organisation who has been established for over 50 years, They are a leading organisation based within the North West. They are currently looking for a Maintenance electrician who holds previous experience within a Blow moulding / Plastics Environment.  

The right Maintenance Electrician will hold: 

  • Ideally the individual will hold relevant experience within a Plastics / Blow moulding environment 
  • Previous experience within a Maintenance Electrician role 
  • To hold abilities with Siemens and Mitsubishi PLC’s  - Fault finding abilities 
  • To have worked with both Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • AC / DC Motors / Drives experience 
  • The individual has to be flexible as there is a call out every other weekend 
  • Looking for a highly motivated, Driven individual 

Qualifications Required:

  • 17th / 18th Edition 
  • HNC Qualified – Electrical Engineering 
  • Previous Experience within Blow moulding / Plastics is Essential to this role. 
  • Apprentice trained

Benefits:

  • c£35,000
  • Days, Monday to Fridays
  • Overtime
  • BUPA
  • Pension
  • 34 Days Holidays
  • Christmas Shutdown

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

We are currently looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work for a fast growing organisation who specialise in the design and development of electromechanical devices. 
The company have seen fantastic growth of not only its own staff and revenue, but also its product range in the last few years and currently boasts a strong team of Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic Engineers within its R&D team. 

The position will be daily involved in the mechanical design of devices and components that will house Smart Technology, Electronic and Electrical applications. The role will involve using 3D CAD SolidWorks to achieve the mechanical aspects of the projects - machine parts, fabrications, enclosures and moving parts. 

The right candidate for the Design Engineer position will have a strong background in 3D CAD design and development of electromechanical or mechatronic devices or similar.

  • Be formally qualified in either Mechanical or Design Engineering in (HND/Degree). 
  • Be fully conversant with a modern 3D CAD package (SolidWorks, Creo or similar) 
  • Have 1st principle mechanical engineering knowledge.
  • Have an appreciation of electrical and electronic applications.
  • A knowledge of software and embedded software applications would be advantageous. 
  • Good project engineering and the ability to create supporting documentation and presentations in relation to project management duties. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • The ability to work well within a team and understand and learn new technology and procedures. 
  • A strong work ethic. 
  • This role for a Design Engineer would be a great opportunity for either a mid-level or experienced Designer, who is looking for a new challenge to work full product life cycle and see projects through to completion and final delivery to an end customer. 
  • The company will offer a suitable applicant, good opportunities to progress their career and develop new skills. 

Benefits:

  • c£40,000
  • 25 days holiday plus bank Holidays
  • A good pension scheme
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Career development. 

If you believe you are a Design Engineer who could be suited to this position, with 3 years plus experience. Please forward your latest CV with a brief cover letter.

This position is commutable from Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Rochdale, Oldham and Bolton.

1999 - 2020, Celebrating 21 Years of Specialist Research, Development & Design Recruitment Excellence

 

An industry leading, agricultural equipment and machinery manufacturer is currently seeking a Sales Executive to grow their business in the North of England and Wales region. The company designs and manufactures a rage of capital equipment for use in the agricultural industry. They pride themselves on quality and consider themselves industry leaders in this respect. The Sales Executive will be establishing a dealer network in the area as well as selling direct to farmers across the region.

In return for your knowledge and success as a Sales Executive you will be rewarded with a competitive basic salary of up to £30,000 plus an uncapped commission plan. This company’s top performers are earning in excess of £60,000 with commission. 

Further benefits include a company car, mobile phone, laptop, 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays) and a home office.

DUTIES:

  • Establishing a dealer network across the region
  • Managing customer queries including quotes and requests for demonstrations
  • The Sales Executive will be representing the company at various industry events
  • Maintaining excellent customer relationships
  • Meeting and exceeding financial targets

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 1 years’ experience within the agricultural industry, ideally within the territory
  • Some knowledge of machinery/capital equipment sales
  • Willingness to travel across the region on a daily basis
  • Can-do attitude and a desire for success
  • A full UK driving licence