Job Description

This opportunity is for an experienced toolmaker, who is time served or apprentice trained, that is looking for a new challenge in a highly successful company that manufacture plastic injection moulded products that are supplied into the food and building industry; industries that remain successful during this challenging time. 

This highly successful toolmaker will be joining the currently successful toolroom team where they will be reporting into the toolroom supervisor. 

Applications are welcomed from those who are currently or have previously worked as a toolmaker, who are familiar with toolroom machinery and are wiling to work an afternoon shift. 

In exchange for their skills, the toolmaker will receive:

  • A Competitive package
  • 33 days holiday 
  • Free on-site parking

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the toolmaker:

  • Maintain and repair mould machine tools
  • Prove tooling
  • Run fault diagnostics
  • Work alongside other staff to understand tooling issues
  • Tool making
  • Work on hot runners
  • To work with a right first-time approach

Skills Required for the Toolmaker:

  • Sufficient self-starter with an ability to problem solve
  • Plastic injection mould toolmaking background
  • Ideally apprentice trained or a time served toolmaker
  • Experienced with toolroom machinery such as lathes and grinders
  • Able to read engineers drawings
  • Understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Experience with CNC Machining centre would be beneficial (not essential)

If you are hardworking, reliable, and able to work under minimal supervision please apply today.

Commutable from Oakham, Stamford, Melton Mowbray, Grantham.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

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A successful, well established company are looking for an experience Production Planner or Production Scheduler to come on board and ensure that the fast-paced manufacturing environment’s works orders are effectively planned and scheduled to ensure maximum productivity. Ideally from a Sheet Metal Manufacturing background, you will be required to organise how items are manufactured, utilising labour and distributing the product whilst continuously improving the scheduling process.

This role is about finding the right fit for the business, with somebody who is experienced in production planning in a fast-moving environment, who is looking to utilise their continuous improvement skillset. 

In exchange for their Production Planning expertise and knowledge the successful Production Planner will receive:

  • A competitive Salary
  • A varied, fast paced workload
  • A dayshift
  • On site parking and canteen facilities
  • Company t-shirt & PPE
  • Parking on site
  • Free hot drinks throughout the day

Key Responsibilities of the Production Planner:

Ensure maximum productivity through planning and scheduling the works orders
Monitoring and altering the schedule where necessary
Constant evaluation of workstations to ensure workload is optimal
Maximise resources for scheduling and subcontracting where necessary
Continuous Improvement and streamlining of production schedule

The ideal Production Planner

Should have a background in sheet metal work
Should have worked in a fast moving, consumer orientated environment
Should be proficient with Excel and Sage
Must have excellent communication skills with the ability to maintain relationships
Must be able to work in a constantly changing environment
Should work well under pressure

Commutable from Leicester, Hinckley, Lutterworth. Do not miss out on this opportunity to work with a progressive, growing business, apply today.

Probe UK is a leading technical engineering recruitment consultancy that specialises in all aspects of the engineering sector since 1994

Celebrating 26 Years of Engineering Recruitment Excellence.

 

Due to growth, a reputable, Leicestershire based Manufacturer who supplies into Utilities, Medical & Automotive Industries, requires an experienced machinist skilled with EDM – Setting, Operating and Programming to join the team to help fulfil a continued and growing workbook. Having remained open and successful throughout COVID-19, this opportunity is not to be missed.

If you are an experienced EDM Setter Operator or machinist experienced with EDM who is looking to use their varied skillset and progress as toolmaker, then apply today.

Offering the successful EDM Setter / Operator / Programmer:

  • Early Friday Finish
  • Parking on site
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Progression
  • A variety in projects
  • A healthy, pleasant working environment

Skills Required of the EDM Setter / Operator / Programmer:

  • Experienced machinist with EDM
  • Ability to use CNC die Sink and CNC milling machine
  • Capable of using wire EDM, setting and operating and programming with fanuc
  • Ability to use hand and bench tools
  • Ability to read Engineers drawings
  • Quality Inspection skills (Vernier callipers, gauges, micrometers)

Roles and responsibilities of the EDM Setter / Operator / Programmer:

  • Setting and operating machinery
  • Occasional use of manual machinery 
  • Polishing
  • Assembling of tools
  • QI of own works

Commutable from Leicester, Hinckley, Wigston, Lutterworth.

Probe is a leading Technical Engineering Recruitment Consultancy specialising in all aspects of the engineering sector since 1994

Celebrating 26 Years of Engineering Recruitment Excellence

 

Due to an internal move, this world-leading business is looking to employ a Lead Electrical Design Engineer to join their Controls department in their new, state of the art offices.

Working on power generation control system projects you will provide the line management and allocation of company Drawing Office resource facilities. You will also provide CAD design services for the preparation of detailed designs in collaboration with appropriate design engineers and ensuring compliance with design standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Produce CAD drawings for Controls systems i.e. L&N cubicles, Panels, AVRs etc and drive drawing office process standardization to ensure early adoption, streamlining of processes and identification of gaps
  • Look for opportunities to reduce process lead time and create spare capacity to process new projects, monitor, control, and develop engineering release systems into Manufacturing, Purchasing, and Services
  • Manage the workload of the team, develop the drawing office standards, ensuring high quality output across the team
  • Ensure regulatory and statutory compliance on product design, relevant technical, safety and environmental standards, codes of practice etc
  • Planning, prioritisation, and resultant resource allocation to meet and exceed customer expectations and management & resolution of all NCR’s within 24 hrs
  • Able to communicate technical information easily, to internal contacts and external customers
  • Working to set targets, both in terms of efficiency and output and presenting this at the monthly management meetings, team and individual management of staff in accordance with policy and procedures
  • Person Specification
  • AutoCAD Electrical experience is essential (Inventor experience, coupled with electrical skills may suffice)
  • 5 – 10 years of proven experience
  • Minimum HND/HNC in relevant engineering discipline
  • Technical self-sufficiency, with an understanding of other disciplines, and depth and range of management experience of projects and studies.
  • Ability to demonstrate man-management
  • Knowledge in the design, project engineering and consultancy in oil and gas pipelines / power generation and associated facilities
  • Experience in production of engineering CAD designs

Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • £40,000 - £44,000
  • 37 hours per week, early finish Friday’s
  • 7% company pension
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Great development opportunities

Commutable From: Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Tamworth, Burton Upon Trent, Birmingham, Coventry
 

 

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

 

This is an excellent development opportunity, with a long-standing, world leading design and manufacturing business, who continue to set the global standard in their specialised field.

If you are a Graduate Engineer or recent Engineering Apprentice looking for a career that is a mix between project and sales, this is the role for you.

It’s a great learning and development role, allowing this person to learn several different areas, within a successful manufacturing business. 

Key reasons to join this company:

  • Established business
  • Full training and development provided in the role
  • Opportunity to work closely with senior members of the team

Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing of enquiries
  • Machine selection, costing and quotation
  • Processing of orders and project management (with customer, engineering, production, accounts)
  • Maintenance of existing customer base and generation of new business
  • UK customer site visits
  • Representing the company at international trade shows

Candidate Specification:

  • Degree Educated ideally. HNC / HND will suffice, client will also consider Engineering Apprentices
  • Someone who wants to learn, develop and progress their career in a commercial role
  • Good communication skills – articulate with a good attitude

Salary:

  • £19,000 - £22,000 

Commutable From: Loughborough, Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent

Probe Technical Recruitment, Sales Engineering Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

A busy manufacturing organisation in the Liverpool area, have a requirement for an IT Coordinator to strengthen their IT department.

Despite 202 being a difficult year, they find themselves on huge demand, and as their IT Coordinator, you will be given responsibility to support their IT systems.  Demand for their products continue to grow, making this a solid, stable opportunity for you to enjoy a long and fruitful career.

DUTIES:

  • Responsibility for proactive and reactive support, configuration, and system documentation
  • Ensure local critical IT systems are operational
  • Problem solving
  • Assist the Corporate IT Project Teams in analysis of industrial processes and solutions delivery
  • Contact with suppliers on IT solutions related to production
  • Integrate in Corporate IT project teams to implement IT Technologies
  • Share information relating to IT throughout the plant
  • Provide desktop and mobile phone user support

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Relevant IT experience, gained from within a manufacturing environment
  • Cisco Networking – LAN/WAN Wireless maintenance, router / switch configuration
  • SAP knowledge
  • Windows Server (2008/2012/2016) support
  • Microsoft Office 2016/365 user support
  • Experience with active Directory, GPO, DNS
  • Virtualisation technologies (VMWare 6)
  • Data cabling and physical network infrastructure CAT5e/CAT6
  • Zebra Printer and label printing experience
  • It would be beneficial if you have experience of handheld scanners such as datalogic
  • Wintel server hardware troubleshooting experience

BENEFITS:

  • £35,000 - £40,000
  • Stable, consistent business
  • Generous holidays
  • Income protection
  • Christmas surprise!

Probe Technical Recruitment, Technical Engineering Recruitment Specialists since 1994
 

 

Probe Technical Recruitment is recruiting an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer to join a busy process company on a double day shift with early Friday finish.  As a Maintenance Engineer within a team you will be required to provide effective Maintenance, repair and servicing of plant building and equipment. 

Along with a salary of £29,000 the company offer 22+8 days holiday with an increase to 25 with service, a company pension with Aviva after 2 years with the company and free parking.

The company require an ONC/ City & Guilds/ NVQ or Apprenticeship in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineer with Multi-Skilled ability.

Duties for Maintenance Engineer:

  • To attend all Mechanical, Electrical, Plant and Building problems
  • To carry out reasonable requests made by management 
  • To undertake a programme of planned preventative maintenance ensuring optimum use and minimum downtime 
  • To keep accurate records where required 

The role of Maintenance Engineer is commutable from Coventry, Nuneaton, and Leicester. 

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance Recruitment Specialists since 1994