Job Description

CNC MILLER - Nights Role

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a CNC Miller to work Permanent Nights with Milling experience.

Are you a CNC Miller holding experience with FANUC Controls and 4&5 AXIS, are you seeking a new opportunity as well as looking to join a Busy & Friendly Manufacturing organisation. If so we have a fantastic opportunities to join a leading organisation based in the Manchester locations.

This role is commutable from the following locations: Stretford / Sale / Stockport / Salford / Manchester

Benefits on offer to the CNC Miller

  • Salary: £33,583
  • Great Pension
  • 25+8days holiday
  • Life Assurance
  • Health care
  • Company Bonus
  • Plenty of Over time

Working Permanent Nights Sunday to Thursday 10pm till 6am

Ideally the CNC Miller will have the following:

  • Previous experience within a Similar role
  • Experience with 4&5 AXIS Vertical Milling Machines
  • Knowledge of operating CMM Machines
  • Run Milling Machine after setting and ensuring that quality is maintained throughout the entire production run.
  • Practical experience of manufacturing techniques
  • Previous experience in Operating a CNC / CMM Machines
  • Checking of drawing where required when using CMM Machines
  • Ideally we are looking for this individual to hold previous experience with CNC machinery and CMM.
  • Time Served Engineer
  • Holding a formal qualification in Engineering

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



We are currently recruiting for an Electrical biased Maintenance engineer to join a leading organisation based in the Greater Manchester Area. 

Are you Seeking an exciting new opportunity & looking to join a Friendly and busy organisation? If so, this might just be the role for you!!! 

This role is commutable from the following locations: Bolton / Rochdale / Manchester / Bury

Benefits the Electrical Maintenance Engineer will receive:

  • Salary: £40,000
  • Pension 12%
  • 29 days holiday / increasing to 33days after 5 years
  • Health care 
  • Overtime

Shift the Electrical Maintenance Engineer will be required to work: Days Monday to Thursday 07:45am till 4:15pm / Early finish on Friday. 

We are looking for the Electrical Maintenance engineer to hold the following experience: 

  • Reactive Electrical and PLC Support on Bespoke machinery 
  • Installation of new equipment / machinery 
  • Planned maintenance to support TPM Structures 
  • Repair and improve all aspects of electrical needs 
  • Ideally holding Programming and Fault-finding abilities on Siemens / Modicon PLC’s 
  • Experience with AC & DC Motors, Drives, Inverters. 
  • HMI Programming experience - Citect ideally 
  • PAT Testing experience 
  • Electrical maintenance of the building i.e., Light fitting / plug sockets / emergency Lights. 

Ideally, we are looking for an Apprentice trained Electrical Maintenance engineer:- 

  • Holding a NVQ Level 3 Qualification – Electrical Engineering 
  • 18th Edition to be held 
  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing environment 
  • Full UK Driving licence / Flexible and local / able to commit to the call out rota.

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


We are currently recruiting for an organisation based in the Greater Manchester location. Our client has a new opening for a maintenance electrician to join their already existing maintenance team. Our client is a leading Manufacturing organisation who are currently celebrating their 45th year in business. 

This maintenance electrician position is commutable from the following locations: Manchester / Oldham / Wigan / Bolton / Bury 

Benefits and Salary the maintenance electrician will receive:

  • Salary: £29,521 
  • Pension (Standard)
  • 25+8days Holiday 
  • Overtime available 
  • Shift in place: 6am till 2pm / 2pm till 10pm – rotating weekly. 

Experience the maintenance electrician will have:

  • Must have experience within Blow moulding / Injection Moulding / Multi Axis blow moulding machinery. 
  • Previous experience within a Maintenance Electrician role / Multi-Skilled role 
  • To hold abilities with Siemens and Mitsubishi PLC’s  - Fault finding abilities 
  • To have worked with both Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • Experience with: Special purpose finishing machines / Associated equipment. 
  • AC / DC Motors / Drives experience 
  • Deal with repairs and improve all aspects of electrical needs throughout the site
  • Planned maintenance to support TPM structures 
  • Reactive electrical and PLC Support. 


  • Apprentice trained 
  • Holding a NVQ / City & Guilds in Electrical Engineering 
  • Proven experience within Injection moulding / Plastics

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service 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


We are seeking to recruit an experienced maintenance professional to join our management team as the Maintenance Manager to support our multi-disciplined engineering team at a leading manufacturer.
Benefits Available for a Maintenance Manager:

  • £46,000 salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • Health care plan and life assurance
  • Company Pension
  • Share option scheme
  • Commitment to career progression and development

Details of the Maintenance Manager role:

  • Lead the site maintenance team to implement a robust planned maintenance system.
  • Provide a timely and efficient breakdown service to minimise machine downtime.
  • Manage revenue and capital spends within a significant budget.
  • Develop and drive a culture of continuous improvement

Requirements of a Maintenance Manager 

  • The position of Maintenance Manager will require you to have a proven track record in developing maintenance structures, where your individual input into the business has seen improvements in plant reliability, production volume, staff retention and overall profitability.
  • It is essential that you have supported a team of Maintenance Engineers as either a Manager or Senior Supervisor where you have championed continuous improvement and managed plant related CAPEX projects. 

Preference is given to candidates that have climbed the ranks of Maintenance from an Apprentice level and are qualified to an HNC/HND standard. 

This Maintenance Manager role is commutable from Worcester, Redditch, Kidderminster, Bromsgrove, Stourbridge, Birmingham and surrounding areas.

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


This is an excellent opportunity either for an industrial Technical Sales Engineer or Sales Engineer from a manufacturing background who has knowledge of the Factory Automation Division. 

  • Starting Salary - £28,000 - £30,000 - DOE
  • Company subsidised pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • 23 Days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays 

As a Technical Sales Engineer you will be working as part of a division who is responsible for delivering a wide array of solutions and technologies into a varied customer base. These customers are typically working with automation technology and need to know everything from data about a single sensor through to help with full systems. 

Technical Sales Engineer Duties:

  • Provide technical support to UK customers & sales colleagues for all company product types responding to technical queries received from all sources (email, phone, www, etc)
  • Providing solutions for customer problems using company products
  • Participate in trade shows and Exhibitions and assist with marketing activities as required
  • External sales projects as required. May be product or industry specific
  • Updating and maintaining the Company CRM System with respect to customer accounts, customer contact details, visit reports and customer appointments etc

Technical Sales Engineer Requirements:

  • An HNC/HND or Higher technical qualifications in either electrical/ Electro-Mechanical/ Electronic Engineering 
  • Technical qualifications in Electrical, Electronics or IT is preferable but not essential
  • Understanding Engineering data sheets and technical documents
  • An understanding of Electrical schematics or Industrial systems
  • Understanding of industrial automation. Understanding IT system topology 

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Internal Sales Engineer, Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer, Account manager or Business development manager in the manufacturing or automation sector.

This role is commutable from: Manchester, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale, Bury, Droylsden

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994


I am currently recruiting for Manufacturing Operatives to join a well-established company based in the Greater Manchester area.

Package Available:

  • Permanent role paying £20,681 per annum (paid monthly)
  • 28 Days holiday including bank holidays
  • Contributory pension
  • Free parking
  • All PPE provided

Hours and salary for this manufacturing operative’s role:

  • Week 1 – Monday to Friday – 6am to 2pm
  • Week 2 – Monday to Thursday – 2pm to 10:30pm and Friday – 1pm to 5:30pm

This manufacturing operative’s role will involve but not be limited to:

  • To dispense materials and operate process equipment in Granulation, Blending, Compression and Coating sections whilst adhering to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
  • To adhere to company policies and practices as laid down and trained and maintain a high standard of cleanliness whilst carrying out procedures.
  • Compression suite: To run all types of compression machines in use in manufacturing department and their specific processes.
  • Granulation suite: To granulate from all suites contained in manufacturing department and their specific processes
  • Dispensary suite: To dispense batch ingredients and facilitate its specific processes
  • Cleaning suite: To clean intermediate bulk containers (IBC) and complete daily sanitization routine of purified water outlets.
  • Coating suite: To coat tablets to specification and specific processes

Essential experience required for this manufacturing operative’s role role:

  • Previous employment experience in the pharmaceutical manufacturing or food production industry.
  • Ability and initiative to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good standard of Maths, minimum GCSE Level 3
  • Good standard of English, Minimum GCSE Level 3, both written and verbal, as accurate record keeping, completion of documentation and communication with other department personnell is essential.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

Personal Attributes for this manufacturing operatives role:

  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to adapt to new working practises

This role is commutable from Bolton, Wigan, Rochdale and Manchester

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


We are currently assisting a leading manufacturing organisation based in the Manchester Area in their search for a Powder Coating Operative to join their already existing team. 

As a Powder Coating Operative you will be required to follow quality procedures. You must have experience in operating machinery in a safe working environment. Ideally holding experience with Hydraulics Presses / Milling machines and lathes. (Operating experience). Ideally the right individual will hold experience within a powder forming section. 

Experience with Operating the following controls: MAZAK and FANUC Controls as well as 4&5 AXIS Vertical machines. 

The Powder Coating Operative role is commutable from the following locations: Stretford / Oldham / Stockport / Manchester  

Benefits the Powder Coating Operative will receive: 

  • Salary: £22,000 
  • Pension 9%
  • Health care / Life Assurance 
  • Bonus Schemes 
  • Sick Pay 
  • Training and progression opportunities
  • Overtime. 

Shift in place: Rotating Days / Afternoons 6am till 2pm / 2pm till 10pm. Every Friday off when working the Afternoon Shift 

Experience and Requirement: 

  • They will hold previous experience within a Manufacturing environment / also holding experience within a Powder Process Operative role. 
  • Hold experience with:  Hydraulics Presses / Milling machines / Bandsaws / Lathes. 
  • Experience with operating a Isostatic / Hydraulics Press as well as a Continuous Pusher Furnace as required 
  • Work to quality procedures and works instructions 
  • Be compliant with H&S and Environmental Procedures 
  • Hold good Administration skills / and communication skills
  • Holding a Understanding of operating CMM Machinery 
  • Experience with 4&5 AXIS vertical machines 
  • Experience with MAZAK or FANUC controls

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