Job Description

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Stores Administrator to join a global manufacturer, who are part of a multi-billion-dollar group.

They are in a period of sustained growth as a business, which this role is part of. The business offers a friendly working environment, along with excellent employee benefits. 

Role Function

Reporting to Stores Supervisor, the Stores Administrator will be responsible for maintaining accurate records of inventory at client’s site & 3rd party sites, trouble shooting, problem solving & dealing with supplier/customer & in-house queries

Stores Administrator Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • Salary, £22,000 - £24,000, dependant on experience
  • 37.5 hours, Monday – Friday, Early finish, every Friday
  • The opportunity to work within a global organisation
  • 33 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Managed Occupational Health service
  • Retail shopping discount programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Bike to Work scheme
  • SMART pension

Commutable From: Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Burton upon Trent, Coventry, Tamworth

Stores Administrator Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum 12 months experience in similar role.
  • Computer literate.
  • Have knowledge of MRP systems.
  • Be of highest level of integrity, respect, honesty & trust.
  • Have excellent communication & organisational skills.
  • Ability to prioritise workload.
  • Customer focused
  • Dependable & committed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the accurate input of all order lines received onto the system in a timely manner, ensuring that all Reject Notes are actioned and that that pick transactions for manufacturing orders & sales orders are actioned on the system.
  • Ensure that all sales order ship transactions are actioned on the system & documentation is forwarded to the finance team for invoicing. Act as point of contact for supplier related queries.
  • The Stores Administrator will provide relevant & accurate data on inventory levels, for example, cycle count, stock data.
  • Maintain records of goods received, goods dispatched, cycle count & transactions. Liaise with Material Planners/Buyers for delivery of parts to all 3rd parties including off site storage locations.
  • Manage supplier line side deliveries from VMI vendors. Support & attend morning production meeting.
  • Compile pick shortage data against manufacturing / sales orders & maintain records to ensure reliable information is available. At each month end obtain from offsite storage locations declarations of inventory held & carry out check to ensure compliance.
  • Introduce Lean Manufacturing & Continuous Improvement culture, any administration duties to support the role, provide accurate & timely monthly reports, liaise with Material Planners/Buyers for deliveries by their ‘freight forwarders’.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Technical Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994



Office / HR Manager – Busy Project Engineering Office

We have a great opportunity to join a global organisation that has a regional project office based in the South Staffordshire area. This project office is responsible for overseeing a range of installation projects across Europe and sometimes further afield. 

The Project Office is now seeking to re fill the Office Manager position due to retirement in 2020, as it has now become a critical role to support the team, with more projects starting and more countries beginning to open up post lockdown.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Office HR or Admin Manager seeking a fresh challenge. Collaborating with a local team of fifteen individuals and supporting projects up to £2 Million.

  • £35,000
  • Pension 
  • Bonus 
  • 33 Days Holidays 
  • 37 Hour Week 
  • Early Finish on Fridays. 

Office Manager Duties:

  • Responsible for small accounts / admin team
  • Support MD with reporting and periodic forecasting
  • Supervising and monitoring the work of administrative staff
  • Implementing and maintaining procedures/office administrative systems
  • Dealing with external payroll contractor, pensions and expense claims
  • Handling highly confidential and sensitive information
  • Management of HR including management of employee training, holiday requests, sickness & absence etc
  • General office management including arrangement of insurance, utility contracts and fleet management.
  • Organising company events or conferences
  • Dealing with correspondence, complaints and queries
  • Booking transport and accommodation
  • Assisting with promotional and marketing activities

The Office Manager:

  • Experienced with ERP systems. 
  • SAP package exposure desirable
  • Experienced in managing staff with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in an Office / Admin role.
  • Experience with CRM tools, new office start-up or financial accounting would be highly beneficial
  • Friendly and enthusiastic

Commutable from Cannock, Lichfield, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Derby, Leicester, Stafford, Tamworth

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Back Office Recruitment Support since 1994


We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced HR Assistant or HR Coordinator to step up into a more autonomous HR role.  Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will assume full responsibility for the HR function within this established and growing global Tech company, and this will undoubtedly give the successful candidate the experience needed to develop into a HR Manager.

The successful candidate will support the growth plans of this company, and it is expected that as the organisation grows, then this role will also develop into a bigger HR position, making this a fantastic career opportunity for the successful candidate.

Initially you will be very involved in the recruitment and onboarding of new staff, and experience in this would be a distinct advantage, but you will also be involved in the full range of HR functions, including employee relations and absence management.

The successful HR Assistant / HR Coordinator will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Starting Salary - £24,000 DOE
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 20 Days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays

HR Assistant Duties:

  • HR attendance audit and payroll data collation
  • Hiring process, interview arrangements, and taking interview notes
  • Performance appraisal, disciplinary process and other HR general duties
  • Assisting other departments in preparing for events or business trips
  • Health and Safety and Data Protection complianc

HR Assistant Requirements:

  • At least 1 -2 years’ experience as a HR Coordinator or HR Assistant
  • Experienced in a stand-alone role, or ready to make the step up
  • UK driving licence
  • Great communication skills along with being results driven
  • The ability to ensure the optimal efficiency and productivity in the office

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Coordinator / HR Assistant to step up into a stand alone role and support the growth plans of a growing company.

This role is commutable from: Milton Keynes, Bedford, Northampton, Wellingborough, High Wycombe, Luton, Dunstable

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Technical Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994


One of the leading Technology Research and Development organisations in the Midlands are currently seeking an experienced Systems Engineer, to design system solutions to enhance a vehicles, safety, performance and energy efficiency.

The company have over four decades of experience in the development and proving of electronic and mechatronic control and energy saving systems and applications for the Automotive sector. 

Systems Engineer – Salary Package:

  • Salary £40,000 - £50,000
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme 
  • A Multiple Project Technology Environment. 

Duties of a Systems Engineer 

  • The analysis of customer requirements, functional safety requirements, relevant legislation and standards to develop system requirement specifications. 
  • The use of proven system analysis and design methodologies to develop elegant efficient solutions to meet the project requirements. 
  • Working closely with the Functional Safety Department to ensure the analysis and development of appropriate functional safety requirements. 
  • Liaison with other engineering disciplines to develop system design specifications and algorithms. 
  • Plan, conduct and review testing of new software, hardware and calibrations at a variety of levels including integration testing, dyno testing and vehicle level testing, sometimes including worldwide field trips. 
  • The calibration of system functions to comply with project requirements. Complete sign-off procedures for vehicle algorithms, calibrations and final product testing. Undertake system and vehicle development and problem-solving within tight timescales. 
  • Fully document the design development and verification of developed systems. 
  • Understand and comply with company and customer confidentiality agreements and maintain the security of company and customer property. 

Systems Engineer – Requirements:

  • A formal qualification / Degree in a relevant science or Engineering disciplines. 
  • Experience of requirements analysis and management, preferably using dedicated requirements management tools (e.g., DOORS, Cradle, MKS).
  • Good experience of Configuration management Tools (e.g., MKS) 
  • Experience of systems design methodologies 
  • Hands on experience of developing control algorithms for automotive applications 
  • Knowledge or familiarity of, Software C-code, MATLAB, CAN and flexray communication protocols and toolchain. 
  • A good understanding of electronic hardware techniques and an ability to interpret circuit schematics. 
  • Knowledge of the use of microcontrollers within real time embedded systems 
  • Proficiency with standard office tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. 

This is a great opportunity to be part of the generation of new energy saving and performance enhancing technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow. 

Commutable from: Coventry, Derby, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent, Birmingham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Stafford, West Bromwich

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994


Senior Financial Controller

We have a fantastic opportunity to join one of the fastest growing engineering organisations in the West Midlands and to be part of their ambitious growth and expansion plans going forward. 

Having already hit a turnover of over £38 million in the last 5 years and boasting a work force of over 150 employees, the organisation is now looking to bring key specialists to within their existing departments, to ensure their planned pathway for success and growth can be maintained and achieved. 

The company supply to a range of industry sectors across the globe and have a strong reputation for innovation, modern technology and high-quality products. 

  • £60,000 - £70,000
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols) 
  • Pension 
  • Healthcare 
  • Great Bonuses 
  • Early Finish Fridays

The purpose of the Senior Finance Controller will involve being responsible for the day to day running of the Finance Department. This role is critical to ensuring the companies control environment is adequate to minimise risk exposure. The post is also key to ensuring both local, group and statutory reporting is done to the requirement and on time. 

Being the lead role in ensuring the company comply with all organisational group accounting and control policies and be responsible for ensuring adequate procedures are in place to maintain this.

This position plays a key part in developing the finance department and it’s reporting capabilities in order to help the business make better more analysis informed decisions. This is a management position reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and will also work directly with the other Business Unit Directors, Managers, Board of Directors and their respective teams from time to time. 

Externally, the key focus will be relationships Suppliers, Customer, and all the head office finance functions

Senior Financial Controller Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Daily Management of the Finance department
  • Responsible for the control environment and compliance to the group controls
  • Responsible for compliance to the group accounting manual
  • Oversee and review all payments
  • Oversee controls and review of the payroll process
  • Manage the budget reporting process
  • Ensure reporting both internal and external is delivered on time
  • Make sure all statutory and tax filing are submitted correctly
  • Advise on areas of improvement both for the business and function
  • Participate/lead in improvement projects as required
  • Key person in the understanding of the ERP system especially the financial transactions within it
  • Responsible for the consolidation of accounts from Australia, Europe, US and China

Senior Financial Controllers Position Requirements

  • Qualified accountant 
  • Experience in a complex manufacturing business an advantage
  • Strong communication skills are essential, the successful candidate will need to be approachable and able to interact with users of all skill levels
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience of working £30 Million+ Turnover Environment 
  • Good Analytical and reporting skills
  • Process improvement mindset
  • The ability to exercise good time management and task prioritisation is essential
  • Strong ERP/MRP exposure to manage the systems. 
  • Attention to detail

This is a superb position for someone to join a growing team focused environment, where innovation and change are embraced to reach the goals and ambitions of the company that in-turn has allowed good individual career development and enhancement over the last 5 years.

Commutable from: Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Telford, Stafford, Lichfield, Worcester, Stourbridge


An outstanding opportunity has a risen for an Office Coordinator.

Do you have previous experience as an Office Coordinator in the recycling/waste industry? 

This role is perfect for someone who has good administration skills and is experienced in dealing with contractors’, suppliers and other departments.  

The successful Office Coordinator will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Starting Salary - £25,000 DOE (£11.40 / hour during the temp phase)
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • 23 Days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays 

Office Coordinator Duties:

  • Working with the operational managers to develop and deliver general administration 
  • Ensure all invoices are dealt with correctly and accurately in line with company procedures and policies
  • Raise purchase orders as and when required, maintaining spend data against budgets
  • Record and communicate minutes and actions as and when required 
  • Liaise with internal operations such as accounts team & other departments

Office Coordinator Requirements::

  • Must have solid administration experience and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • A need to have outstanding attention to accuracy and detail
  • Be able to communicate effectively with various staff, managers and clients
  • Comfortable with working to deadlines and able to prioritise workloads 
  • The ability to work safely and effectively in a large industrial environment

This is a dynamic role and suitable ideally for someone with experience in the Recycling/Waste industry. If you are looking to advance your career as an Office Coordinator, then this opportunity is for you.

This role is commutable from: Birkenhead, Liverpool, Wallasey, Ellesmere Port, St Helens, Warrington, Widnes

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Back Office 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


Our Client is a Made in Britain company, with many, many years of history behind them. They continue to lead and innovate in their industry, due to being part of the corporation who are the leading global provider in their industry. 

Test Development Engineer Function:

The Test Development Engineer is a support team member in the Product Development department. The role is running quality assurance tests on New Product Integration & for continual improvement of current products.

This is a hands-on testing role of prototypes and production products. Feedback and analysis from the products tested are required to continually improve the design with the Product Development team.

This role has a direct impact on the business achieving increased market share and return through cost effective and timely development of innovative products which comply with National and International Standards

Test Development Engineer Salary: £40,000, 39 hours per week

Commutable From: Coventry, Solihull, Redditch, Rugby, Banbury, Daventry

Candidate Requirements

  • The Test Development Engineer will be qualified to a minimum of HND/HNC in a suitable engineering discipline, this can be electrical or mechanical, but you will have a good appreciation of both disciplines.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work effectively independently or part of a project team.
  • The ability to analyse and compile testing data from the tests performed.
  • Proactive and pragmatic: find the most cost-effective solutions to yield the best test results.
  • Possess good analytical skills and be proficient in Microsoft applications, Word, Excel.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise their workload and meet deadlines.
  • Ideally the candidate will have skills in gas/ fuel technology together with the ability to understand electrical circuit diagrams and formulate new when required.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • The Test Development Engineer will be capable of setting up and monitoring tests, preparing models for submission to the appropriate test authority.
  • Develop in conjunction with the project team, the gas and electrical sub systems used within the product.
  • Interpret marketing briefs into tangible product that can be manufactured within the business capabilities.
  • Develop new products in line with best practice and a number of National / International Standards, briefly EN30-1-1 International Gas Safety Standard and BS EN 60335 Appliance Safety Standards for Electrical and DF Appliances. Also working to USA and other Regionally different Standards.
  • Support & manage testing, writing and publishing detailed and comprehensive test reports internally and management of risk for the team, producing both technical presentations and applied samples as and when required in support of sales for customer demonstration and information
  • Create and maintain internal design and test verification test methods in line with the latest approval standards.
  • Be accountable for accurate and timely release of testing data, including signoffs of quality control data as acceptable
  • Maintain programmes throughout the NPI process. Be adept at drawing on internal knowledge as well as industry and/or academic resources in reaching testing conclusions.
  • Actively support test time reduction through Continuous Improvement principles and promote 5S principles within the test department.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994