Job Description


I am looking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer on behalf of a leading manufacturer in their industry. The role of Maintenance Engineer will be to manage the maintenance and improve all fixed plant and facilities; assist in the preventative maintenance to ensure maximum availability, performance, and quality. This is an outstanding opportunity to work for a highly protected multi– million-pound organisation. 

The shifts are 4 on 4 off 12 hour rotating days and nights 7-7:

  • Salary £35,000
  • 20 days holiday at 12 hours which is very competitive. 
  • Nest pension 
  • Overtime paid at premium rates 

Along with an NVQ Level 3/ ONC/ City & Guilds in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, the ideal Maintenance Engineer must come from a manufacturing environment. 

The Maintenance Engineer role will include the following:

  • To maintain the plant to produce product at world class levels of performance, quality, and cost
  • To maintain the plant through breakdown repair and preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives on site to help improve the OEE of the plants.

I am keen to talk to Maintenance Engineers and Maintenance Electricians, and candidates who can commute to Grantham, Peterborough, and Spalding.

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



Due to structured growth we are seeking to recruit a Day Shift Reliability & Lubrication Engineer to join our team of reliability professionals. 

In return for your maintenance, lubrication & reliability engineering skills and experience, we offer a negotiable starting salary in the region of £27,000 - £35,000, plus company pension & genuine industry accredited training and a real career path, as part of our growing business which offers you the opportunity to join an organisation that plays a vital role in keeping key industry sectors in operation. 

Duties of a Maintenance Reliability & Lubrication Engineer

As a Reliability Maintenance Engineer, you will be required to manage critical lubrication stocks, undertake lubrication and condition monitoring activities such as vibration analysis, thermography and oil analysis on site, which will focus on the use of data collection equipment to identify issues such as machine imbalance, misalignment and poor lubrication.  

Requirements of a Maintenance Reliability & Lubrication Engineer

  • Ideally you will have gained your maintenance experience of supporting plant within a production, manufacturing or process environment as a mechanically biased maintenance engineer and have a passion for reliability centred maintenance. 
  • Ideally you will be apprentice trained with formal VA1 accreditation, however as a minimum you must be qualified to a City & Guilds / NVQ standard Mechanically, hold a driving licence and be pc literate with the ability to draft base technical reports. 

This is a great opportunity to move your maintenance career into the world of reliability centered maintenance where you will be given the opportunity to acquire a realm of reliability focused training and accreditation. 

The role is commutable from Cambridge, Kettering, Huntingdon, Northampton, Peterborough & St Neots

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This is an opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join a growing company based in Stoke on Trent to diagnose, fault find, repair and test various industrial Electrical equipment including drives and controls.

Electrical Engineer Role Benefits:

  • Up to £40,000 starting salary (depending on shift pattern) 
  • There are opportunities to work a variety of shifts including Days, Rotating AM/PM, and Nights Monday – Friday.
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Overtime available at premium rates.
  • Company sick pay
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension.

Electrical Engineer Role Description

  • In this role you will diagnose and fault find on a range of Electrical Industrial equipment including Drives and Controls.
  • You will fault find, repair, and test various OEM’s products.
  • Reverse engineer, interpret drawings and connection details.

Electrical Engineer Skills and Qualifications

  • Successful candidates will hold a recognised qualification within Electrical/Electronic Engineering such as NVQ or City & Guilds.
  • This role will require you to have experience of fault finding and repair on a range of OEM’s such as Siemens, Fanuc, Indramat, Allen Bradley etc 
  • I would be keen to hear from Electrical Engineers, or Control Engineers who have experience within the repair industry.

In return you will joining a market leader in their field at an exciting time of growth. In return for your commitment, this Organisation offers a stable and secure career and the opportunity for further development. 

This Electrical Engineer position is commutable from: Stoke on Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Leek, Stone, Uttoxeter, Stafford, Crewe and surrounding areas.

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


We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer to join this leading and successful Manufacturer based in Stoke on Trent who has been in business for over 100 years. 

This is a shift based role where you will be joining a large maintenance team to investigate, diagnose and rectify faults on automated plant machinery and equipment.
Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer Role Benefits:

  • £32,654 salary working 4 on / 4 off 12 hrs shifts Days and Nights. 
  • Excellent 33 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Company pension
  • Overtime available

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer Role Description

  • You will be joining the Engineering team to provide effective reactive engineering support to plant and equipment within an automated manufacturing environment. 
  • You will also conduct planned and preventative maintenance (PPM) including implementing and developing new processes to resolve maintenance faults, repeat issues and inefficiencies in a continuous improvement.
  • You will be working rotating 4 on / 4 off 12 hours shifts Days and Nights. 

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer Skills and Qualifications

  • Successful candidates will ideally hold a recognised Time served Apprenticeship, supported by an Electrical or Mechanical Engineering qualification such as City & Guilds/ONC/NVQ3 or equivalent. 18th Edition wiring regulations would also be of benefit.
  • Strong Electrical abilities are key to this role, including Electrical fault finding, testing, parts replacement and experience with PLCs. Mechanically, you will have experience with hydraulics and pneumatics and will ideally have some welding /fabrication abilities.
  • I would be keen to speak with Maintenance Electricians, and Maintenance Engineers who hold Industrial Maintenance experience.
  • If you hold good communication skills, are flexible, able to work independently, and are a team player then we would love to hear from you.

This Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer position is commutable from: Stoke on Trent, Newcastle under Lyme, Crewe, Congleton, and surrounding areas

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


We are a well-respected employer within the engineering sector and are seeking to recruit proven Site Based Handyman / Facilities Engineer to join our Sites Services team on a permanent part time basis. 


  • £10 Per Hour
  • Flex Time
  • Paid Holiday
  • Pension Contribution
  • Stable Working Environment

Duties of a Handyman Facilities Engineer

  • As a proven Handyman Facilities Engineer you will be required to undertake “hands on” tasks across our facility. 
  • The role will see you being involved in undertaking a wide range of FM work such as basic brickwork, carpentry, painting and plumbing.  

Requirements of a Handyman Facilities Engineer

  • Ideally you will hold some form of relevant accreditation, however you must have a proven background in undertaking similar work as part of a small but effective team. 

This is a great opportunity to move your career into a single sited role, where the company will give you flexibility of your hours and days of work. 

The Handyman Facilities Engineer role is commutable from Birmingham, Dudley, Smethwick, Wednesbury, West Bromwich & Oldbury

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Probe Technical Recruitment is looking to recruit a dual skilled role as both a Laser Operator & Press operator on behalf of a leading manufacturer in the industry

The salary and the working pattern for this role as a Laser/press operator are as follows:

  • Salary - £31,000 – including shift allowance
  • Working pattern - 3 weekly rotating shifts of days – 6am to 2pm, afternoons – 2pm to 10pm, and nights – 10pm to 6am
  • Days of work - Monday – Friday with occasional overtime available at weekends.
  • Overtime
  • Pension

The experience required for this role as a Laser Operator & Press operator will be as follows:

  • To operate 5 axis and flatbed laser machines to process stainless steel & mild steel sheet or pressed components.
  • Previous experience in setting and operating CNC Laser Machines is essential.
  • The role will also include operation of Hydraulic & Mechanical Power Presses as & when required.

The skills required for this role as a Laser Operator & Press operator are as follows:

  • Conversant with operation and minor program modifications to 5 Axis and Flatbed Laser Machines.
  • Capable of carrying out basic daily/weekly maintenance of Laser Machines to ensure correct operation.
  • Ability to read and work from Engineering/CAD drawings at a basic/intermediate level.
  • Inspecting finished components against sample and drawings at defined frequencies.
  • Ensure accurate completion of all job activities including all associated administrative duties.
  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment such as vernier callipers.
  • Capable of identifying plant and equipment faults and reporting them to the Team Leader.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all Health & Safety Policies are adhered to.
  • Capable of maintaining good housekeeping in the process, particularly own work area.
  • Capable of working as part of a team to achieve deadlines.
  • Capable of transferring to other work within the manufacturing process, including operating production equipment and power presses.

This Laser Operator & Press Operator Role is commutable from: Nottingham, Newark, Grantham, Lincoln, and Mansfield

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An independent sub-contract machine shop in the Nottinghamshire is looking to recruit a Cylindrical Grinder. This client’s work includes small batch work, one offs on various small to medium components from aerospace to automotive. This is a permanent position offering a good working environment and the opportunity to work within a strong and friendly team in a thriving and successful business.

Role and responsibilities for this Cylindrical Grinders role:

  • Good manual machining skills, especially previous experience of cylindrical grinding and surface grinding and any other types of grinding or fitting skills
  • Good housekeeping skills and strict adherence to procedures/work instructions, particularly relating to accurate measurement will also be required for this role
  • Experience in working to tight tolerances
  • Previous experience on Myford Cylindrical Grinding machines and Jones and Shipman Grinding machines would be useful
  • Be fully competent in reading and interpreting technical drawings
  • Experience working with very tight tolerances
  • Experience on a variety of measuring equipment (micrometres, verniers and various gauges)
  • A flexible attitude to work

Personal Attributes for this Cylindrical Grinders role:

  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible can-do attitude. 
  • Ability to adapt to new technology and work to timetables and deadlines 
  • to improve and implement best practice
  • A flexible attitude to work

Hours and salary for this Cylindrical Grinders role:

  • Monday to Friday – 6am to 2pm then 2pm to 10pm – weekly rotating 
  • Flexible working is available
  • Salary - £28,700 per annum 
  • Overtime payable at x 1.5 hourly rate (days) 

The following areas are easily commutable from: Nottingham, Newark, Grantham, Lincoln, and Mansfield

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A brand-new opportunity has a risen for a Sales Executive in the IT industry. 

Have you previously worked as an IT-Sales Executive in the IT industry? This role is for a company who are looking for someone who can sell IT Solutions to Businesses. Do you have a good knowledge of this sector?

This is a fast-growing company that has had significant growth over the last few years and are looking for an ambitious candidate who wants to join the company’s journey whilst looking to advance their career in the IT - sales industry. 


  • £35,000 - £40,000 Dependant on experience
  • Great Commission
  • Pension
  • Wellness Programme
  • Remote Working at times


  • As a Sales Executive it will be your duty to present and explain a range of IT service and management solutions
  • Updating existing and new clients on all of the different products that we have to offer 
  • Comply with quality and industry standards
  • Effectively use CRM system to source and generate own client pipeline
  • Keeping the accounts up to date and developing lead generation 


  • This is an office-based role with the potential for some home working in the future 
  • Experience selling B2B 
  • Reporting to the Business Development Manager 
  • A proven track record in Sales
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic network infrastructure 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to advance their career as an IT–Sales Executive. 

This role is commutable from: Cambridge, Bedford, Stevenage, Luton, ST Neots, Peterborough, Kettering, Biggleswade

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994