Job Description

This is your opportunity to join a UK leading business, who are very long-standing, well respected and continuing to lead the way in their industry.

From their Midlands HQ, they support clients across a multitude of industries, including Engineering, Rail, Construction, Energy and Material Handling.

Estimator benefits include: good salary - negotiable dependant on experience, life insurance and free parking.

Key Responsibilities

  • The Estimator will have the ability to read technical tender drawings, extracting and pricing materials including labour pricing for fabrication.  
  • Generate quotation documents, liaising with customers and clients. 
  • Building up a consistent system of market pricing and various activities and updating pricing systems accordingly. 
  • Building relationships to achieve new business opportunities with the Sales Engineers (ideally if they have existing contacts to bring with them all the better).

Candidate Specification

  • Proven Estimator experience.
  • Good knowledge/experience of the steel fabrication sector and the industries that feed into it.
  • Strong time management and planning skills, meticulous attention to detail, good IT skills. 
  • Excellent financial and numerical skills and sound commercial awareness.

Salary and Hours 

  • £30,000 - £35,000 negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays

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

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994

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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

 

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

 

A rare opportunity for an experienced Press Toolmaker has become available at an outstanding Engineering company, who have been running successfully for more than 70 years. With a strong customer base supplying into Aerospace, Medical and Structural Steel Industries and having stayed open during COVID-19, still thriving in the current climate, this is an opportunity not to be missed. 

Benefits for the Press Toolmaker:

  • Free Parking and canteen on site
  • A friendly and welcoming environment
  • Opportunities for overtime
  • Opportunities to learn new skills 
  • Exciting and varying projects

Roles and responsibilities of the Press Toolmaker;

  • Repairs and refurb of press tooling
  • Use of all standard machinery
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers 
  • Interpret Engineer drawings
  • On-time delivery of tools
  • Ensure department standards are maintained

Skills required for the Press Toolmaker

  • Must be experienced with the manufacture of Press Tools
  • Toolmaking > 5 years
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to take responsibility and ownership of tasks

Do not miss out on this rare opportunity

 

A long-established engineering firm are currently looking to hire a Technical Sales Manager to spearhead their UK sales operation. The company have been trading for a number of years and have clients ranging from local SME’s right through to multinationals. 

The Technical Sales Manager will have responsibility for all sales in the UK and will be one of the key drivers of growth for the business. They are keen to reward those who help them achieve their long-term goals.

The company specialise in niche, low volume engineering projects and they manufacture bespoke steel-related products which are sold across the globe. They have ambitious growth plans and are keen to find a motivated technical salesperson to take on the Technical Sales Manager role. Based in the heart of The Midlands, the company are well placed to serve their client base across the UK and beyond.

This role would suit a technical salesperson with a background in engineering or steel, who is capable of having technical discussions and reading drawings, whilst also possessing business development and commercial skills.

The Technical Sales Manager will be primarily home based but must be able to travel to the Birmingham area once or twice per week. The rest of the time you will be carrying out sales activities including customer meetings. 

BENEFITS:

  • A competitive salary of up to £45,000
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Training 
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Remote working

DUTIES:

The Technical Sales Manager will be responsible for:

  • Identifying new opportunities for the business, mainly in the UK but worldwide at times, in line with their capabilities 
  • Maintaining the enquiry pipeline
  • Converting and closing enquires
  • Technical meetings/presentations with customers
  • Meeting business objectives and revenue targets
  • Growing the customer base

REQUIREMENTS:

If you have the following experience and skills, we would love to hear from you:

  • A background in engineering, ideally the related to steel
  • Several years’ sales experience, both new business and account management, within the engineering sector
  • Experience of low volume manufacturing
  • Ability to read technical drawings and hold technical conversations 
  • Strong commercial acumen

This role is home based and would suit someone based in Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Leicester, Worcester, Coventry, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Stoke-on-Trent, Derby or the surrounding areas.
 

 

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a "Hands On" experienced QUALITY MANAGER for a Birmingham based organisation.

As their QUALITY MANAGER you will be given a stable, friendly, Quality team to manage, with extensive Senior management support.  This is a fantastic opportunity, for a strong QUALITY MANAGER to join a successful Company, who continue to grow and expand, even despite recent difficult times.

BENEFITS:

  • £50,000 (Neg) 
  • Company Car – Or Generous car allowance
  • Excellent Pension 
  • Busy manufacturing organisation
  • Friendly team
  • Super supportive Management

DUTIES OF THE QUALITY MANANGER:

  • Manage a decent size Quality team
  • Ensure all concerns are contained and closed out
  • Maintain and improve the QMS
  • Support 3rd Party audits and customer site visits
  • Visit customers
  • Develop the Quality team
  • Hold responsibility for 2 sites
  • Perform to a minimum standard of Lean Six Sigma Green Belt / Improvement Practitioner Level 4 or equivalent
  • Produce weekly reports
  • Participate in APQP and PPAPs
  • Drive continuous improvements
  • Hold monthly customer review meetings

REQUIREMENT OF THE QUALITY MANAGER:

  • Significant relevant Quality Management experience
  • To have retained your “hands-on” Quality knowledge
  • It would be highly advantageous for you to have gained your experience from within a high- volume manufacturing environment
  • Strong customer and supplier experience
  • Excellent knowledge of APQP and PPAP’s
  • To have managed a good size team in Quality previously
  • This would suit a progressive and driven Quality professional

The Quality Managers role is commutable from: Walsall, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Redditch, Coventry, Tamworth, and Worcester 

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

 

We are currently seeking a Product Development Engineer to join a global manufacturing company who design and develop a range of valves and fittings. The role will be based in organisations West Midlands Design Centre and support the companies European Manufacturing facilities.

Benefits on offer to the right Product Development Engineer:

  • £34,000 - £40,000
  • Contributory pension 5%
  • Life assurance
  • 5 weeks annual holiday, plus statutory days (33 Days)
  • Flexible working hours 

The purpose of the role is to be part of the innovation and concept development team and be responsible for the original design concepts from external and internal customers, project manage the design phase of the projects with costs and manufacturing capability and compliance considerations and be involved in the full lifecycle of design from concept through to production. 

Key Responsibilities of Product Development Engineer

  • The development of design concepts to a fully designed new product in accordance with specified project briefs, whilst achieving minimal cost, manufacturing capability and compliance with relevant standards.
  • Full lifecycle design from concept to production
  • Review existing and new products and recommend improvements/ cost savings.
  • Liaise with marketing and other departments, manufacturing sites, and functions to determine suitable solutions.
  • Be directly involved with the manufacture and testing of prototype products to develop new product concepts with a hands-on role.
  • Participate in cross-functional product development teams.
  • Control of drawings and specifications for products related to UK site.
  • Designing products and producing production drawings to agreed development specification.
  • Liaising with external suppliers on design enquiries.
  • Providing answers / training of newly developed products to the technical team, sales and marketing.

Product Development Engineer Requirements:

  • Strong experience working in the engineering industry as a product development engineer or similar, ideally 5 years plus.
  • Engineering Degree qualified or similar 
  • A background in design and development of new products with experience in non-ferrous metals and metal forming processes.
  • Exposure of design original concept to the design and development of new products.
  • Experience of full product life cycle design including project management.
  • Good experience and competence with 3D CAD
  • Knowledge of FEA stress analysis and FEA simulation software.

This is a great opportunity for a Design / Development Engineer to take full ownership of projects and work with overseas partners.

This role is commutable from: Birmingham, Worcester, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Cannock, Redditch

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

 

This is your opportunity to join a UK leading business, who are very long-standing, well respected and continuing to lead the way in their industry.

From their Midlands HQ, they support clients across a multitude of industries, including Engineering, Rail, Construction, Energy and Material Handling.

Benefits Include:

  • £35,000 - £45,000 negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays
  • Life Insurance
  • Free Parking

Role Function

Reporting to the Head of Commercial, the function of this role is to assist in controlling, monitoring, recording and analysing costs and resources relating to company contracts and enhancing the value of contracts through effective financial control.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out contract reviews, conduct valuations and the pricing of variations
  • In conjunction with the Contracts Manager prepare and monitor client accounts, along with conducting measurements and surveying duties on site
  • Carry out cost value reconciliation’s (profit and loss), preparation of contract documents. Check job costings against quoted figures, chase agreement on prices
  • Development of knowledge relevant to contract conditions
  • Chase instructions and ensure we have received written instruction from Project Manager (authority signature). File manual site instructions and keep electronic filing folders
  • Meet with Client (QS) on weekly/fortnightly/monthly basis as project requires
  • Ensure applications are completed on time with Contracts Manager and are issued to commercial. Agree final account with Contracts Manager
  • Liaise with other subcontractors employed by the Company and negotiate with the client and members of the professional team. Calculate accounts and actively negotiate final accounts and payments

Candidate Specification

  • Good knowledge and understanding of construction & steelwork activity
  • Excellent financial and numerical skills and sound commercial awareness
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good communication and negotiating skills
  • Understanding of building law and regulations, contract law and health and safety law
  • Quantity Surveying qualification

Salary and Hours 

  • £35,000 - £45,000 negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays

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

 

I am recruiting for an exciting opportunity for a Night Shift Maintenance Engineer to join a company within the heavy Industry on a Monday-Friday 20.00pm-05.00am. You will drive the engineering team in line with Engineering Manager & Supervisor and pursue daily engineering issues that affect production and plant availability.

Benefits:

Not only do the company offer a competitive salary of £37,000, but they also offer a great pension scheme, life cover, holiday / travel discount and free parking on site. 

There is a successful team on site, who are always expanding. The role of Maintenance Engineer offers opportunity for career progression and a great training programme when you start.

 

Some of the duties are as follows:

  • Take responsibility for day-to-day engineering functions
  • Plan and execute site PPM’s in line with priorities and operational requirements
  • Plan activities in line with Engineering Manager & Supervisor to pre-empt spares and labour requirements to minimise operational disruptions
  • Respond to reactive breakdowns in a timely manner to minimise downtime
  • Ensure shift handovers and reports are completed effectively and communicated daily to the Management team.
  • Manage engineering documents (PPM’s, excel stock ordering, etc)

Ideally hold a Mechanical engineering qualification NVQ Level 3 minimum for the role of Maintenance Engineer. Be process minded with experience within an industrial maintenance role utilising CMMS. Previous experience particularly with heavy plant and conveyors.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance, Reliability & Service 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