Job Description

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

Probe Technical Recruitment, Celebrating 26 Years of Maintenance Engineering Recruitment Excellence



This Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician / Process Technician role offers a great salary and benefits: Excellent Salary!  31 days holiday!  Contributory Pension Scheme!  Stable career opportunity with a great team!

As the Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician / Process Technician, you will be working for a leading, Global Organisation in the Manufacturing Sector.  They have been established for several decades and are going from strength to strength! They are recognised throughout their field for their outstanding, diverse, quality product.  You would be joining an incredibly stable organisation.

Benefits for the Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician / Process Technician:

  • Up to £40,000
  • 31 days holiday
  • Contributory Pension after qualifying period
  • Free Parking

This is a Dual role - Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician / Process Technician:

  • In brief – you will be responsible for full Maintenance of plant equipment and responding to breakdowns on the line and completion of TPM activities
  • Fault Finding on Electro Mechanical Systems
  • Management of small projects – supporting the implementation of small projects in own area of responsibility
  • Lead/Support continuous improvement activities using various analysis tools and methods
  • Re the Process side of the role - To support the production team of their daily tasks by monitoring the current process within area of expertise

I would be very interested in speaking with you if you are/ have:

  • Previous Experience as a Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician / Process Technician
  • Relevant Engineering qualifications 
  • Electrical Knowledge/experience 17th edition or better
  • A good mix of Electrical/Mechanical split in skill set
  • Preferably you will have worked within an industrial maintenance environment , ideally within manufacturing or automotive sector
  • You will have experience of  Plant Maintenance, Preferably with Robot System and PLC Knowledge
  • Injection Moulding experience would be a great advantage
  • 3 & 6 Axis robot experience would be preferable but not essential
  • Ideally understand engineering drawings and manufacturing process
  • Experience of process / production engineering in a manufacturing environment

The role is commutable from: Northampton, Daventry, Wellingborough, Bedford, Corby, Kettering, Market Harborough and Rugby.

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


This is an absolute Dream job if you are guitar player who possesses an academic or commercial background in electronics!!  This Service Engineer role offers an excellent salary and benefits package including : Freebies!!  33 days holiday! Pension scheme, Flexible working environment and a chance to be part of a dynamic organisation!

As the Service Engineer, you will be working for a Global leader in the Audio Industry, a very well-established and respected organisation, with a global presence.

The company have been established for several decades and are going from strength to strength – even during this pandemic!  You would be joining an incredibly stable organisation.

Benefits for the Service Engineer:

  • Up to £30,000
  • Freebies!
  • Pension Scheme
  • 33 days holiday 
  • Flexible Working Environment

As the Service Engineer, your duties will include:

  • To repair and service -  to an excellent level - all company audio products to meet pre-defined performance targets.
  • Supporting customers on a daily basis with service / repair issues
  • To oversee the repair, service and dispatch of loan stock. 
  • To support engineers in the field on a technical level
  • Oversee the logistics of all returned products.
  • Manage of the stock and logistics of spares and parts.
  • Organise the shipment of spares.
  • To Liaise with UK dealers and end users on technical queries and service/repair issues.
  • To Liaise with Quality & Approvals Depts on all technical and quality issues.
  • Liaise with UK Area Sales Manager on service and warranty issues as required.

I would be very interested in speaking with you if you have / are:

  • As a  Minimum - HNC in electronics or associated engineering subject or 5 years’ experience of electronic service and repair of consumer audio equipment/ Service Engineer
  • Ideally – you will have knowledge of Valve based audio equipment
  • You will have an interest in musical instruments and audio technology 
  • You will be a guitar player!!
  • You will be used to working to set KPI’s
  • An excellent communicator
  • You will be a real Team player.
  • Have the ability to prioritise
  • And have an excellent customer focus.

This Service Engineer's role is Commutable from:  Northampton, Rugby, Corby, Daventry, Market Harborough and Kettering

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994


This Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer role offers a good salary and benefits: 32 days holiday! Contributory Pension Scheme! Discounts on Leisure Tickets! Stable career opportunity with a great team!

As the Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer, you will be working for a leading, Global Organisation in the Manufacturing Sector. They have been established for many years and are going from strength to strength! They are recognised throughout their field for their outstanding quality product. You would be joining an incredibly stable organisation.

Benefits for the Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer:

  • £37,000
  • 32 days holiday
  • Contributory Pension after qualifying period (5%)
  • Discounted Leisure Tickets
  • Free Parking

As the Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer, your duties will include:

  • To undertake Planned and Preventative Maintenance
  • Respond to Faults and breakdown on all plant machinery
  • Fault find and rectify issues ensuring down time is minimised
  • To carry out safety checks of machines, equipment and plant and complete periodic safety records.
  • Responsible for Site services and facilities maintenance, internal and external
  • To get involved with projects and the installation of new equipment / new layouts

I would be very interested in speaking with you if you are/ have:

  • Previous experience as a Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer 
  • You must have a strong Mechanical and Electrical background 
  • With proven experience within Print, Packaging, Food and/or Manufacturing sectors
  • You must hold formal Mechanical Apprenticeship or HND/HNC in Electrical Engineering, 18th Edition Regulations.
  • An electrically biased role, but you will be expected to undertake all mechanical and pneumatic duties to ensure production downtime is minimised
  • Experienced in PLC’s(programming and fault-finding), process controls and AC/DC and Servo drivers.

The role is commutable from: Coventry, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Daventry, Northampton and Banbury

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


Probe Recruitment is looking to appoint Trainee Recruitment Consultants to join our growing and successful team.   

Ideally you will be driven, a quick learner, hardworking and resilient, as these traits will enable a Trainee Recruitment Consultant to quickly build a successful patch and grow their earnings.

Some of the features that a Trainee Recruitment Consultant can expect from working for Probe include:

  • An Outstanding Commission Scheme – You could earn up to 30% on the fees that you generate, and you can earn commission on 100% of your billings.
  • Highly Competitive Basic Salaries – Commensurate with experience.  
  • A Structured Career Development Pathway – To Team Manager or Principal level.
  • A Highly Knowledgeable Team - You will work with some highly experienced and successful Consultants, some of whom have worked here for over 21 years.
  • Reduce Your Daily Commute - If you live in North Birmingham, you could cut the time and cost of going into the city each day.
  • Free Car Parking Provided 
  • Pension & Healthcare Provided – After a short qualifying period.
  • An Excellent Working Environment – This is a very friendly office culture, and we adopt a mature approach to KPI management.
  • Incentives - We run a regular individual and team-based incentives, where you can win prizes and Michelin Star meals.  We also value and reward longevity with long service awards.

If you are a driven individual, ideally with some sales experience, and would like to be become a Trainee Recruitment Consultant, I’d be very keen to discuss this opportunity with you in greater detail.  

You can initiate that conversation by applying via this advertisement, or you can call or contact me directly – / 0121 321 4311.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Technical Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994


We are a well-respected employer and are seeking to recruit proven Maintenance Technician, to join our shift maintenance team. 


  • Salary of up £42.760
  • Paid Overtime at Premium Rates
  • Company Pension
  • Stable Working Environment as we are a Key Worker Specific Sector.

Duties of a Maintenance Technician  

As a proven Maintenance Technician you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our plant, which will require you to have experience of supporting plant and equipment within either a manufacturing, process or production environment. 

Requirements of a Maintenance Technician  

You must hold formal Electrical qualifications to either a City & Guilds Level or NVQ standard and ideally be apprentice trained. The role will require you to have core electrical & reasonable mechanical abilities allied to Plc fault finding skills.

The Maintenance Technician role is commutable from Birmingham, Dudley, Smethwick, Walsall & Wednesbury  


We are currently assisting a Leading organisation based in the Rochdale Area in their Search for a Hands on Maintenance Supervisor to join their already established Maintenance team on site.  

Benefits the Maintenance Supervisor will receive: 

  • £35,000 - £40,000 DOE 
  • 33 Days Holiday
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Care
  • Pension 

Days only: Monday to Thursday 07:30am till 4:40pm / Friday 07:30am till 4pm 

Experience the Maintenance Supervisor will hold: 

  • They will be responsible for a Team of 8 Maintenance Engineers – a Mixture of Mechanical and Electrical. 
  • Assist the Engineering Manager with Projects and Developments on Site 
  • Assist the General Manager with Improvements to Eliminate downtimes / Deal with other Continuous improvements. 
  • Keep Essentials Stock items at necessary working Level’s 
  • To comply and work to the Companies Health and Safety Procedures. 
  • To Assist with Servicing and Inspections on all Production machinery and Mechanical Systems & Equipment 
  • Work with Preventative Maintenance Systems to reduce any breakdowns and unplanned Maintenance. 

Experience the Maintenance Supervisor will hold: 

  • Previous experience within a Maintenance Supervisory Role 
  • Ideally this individual will be Mechanically Biased. 
  • Previous experience in a Manufacturing / Textiles industry 
  • Previous experience with Manufacturing and Textiles machinery
  • Have a Flexible and hands-on approach where needed throughout the site. 
  • Experience with: Milling and Turning / Welding and Fabrication. 
  • Apprentice trained holding a formal qualifications in Mechanical Engineering. 

This Maintenance Supervisory role is commutable from: Huddersfield / Halifax / Rochdale / Ashton-Under-Lyne / Bury and Bolton.

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


This is an exciting opportunity, with an internationally recognised business, who are truly passionate about what they do. Their team pioneer change in the industry and have a strong commitment to driving transformational innovation in all of their products, which are the best in the world for design, technology and performance – they are setting the standard for the industry.

Due to continued business expansion and a record-breaking year, they are looking to recruit an experienced Supply Chain Manager to help ensure the continuity, consistent supply and delivery of products through their established Supply Chain function.

Working within the senior engineering management team (EMT), the successful candidate will have overall responsibility for the key functions of procurement and mass production, supply chain, inventory control, Far East consolidation and warehousing, UK logistics and warehousing. As Supply Chain Manager you may on occasion be required to travel between UK sites and suppliers overseas.

Company Benefits

  • Company performance and individual bonuses
  • 33 days holiday
  • Sick pay
  • Death in service cover
  • Unique, relaxed environment
  • Casual dress code

This Role is Commutable From: Northampton, Wellingborough, Rugby, Kettering, Bedford, Milton Keynes

Supply Chain Manager's Key Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the supply chain and managing the Supply Chain Team.
  • The hands-on management of the continuity and consistency of supply and inventory control of company product and management of supply chain and inventory KPIs. Working in accordance with OEM strategy.
  • Day to day monitoring of the OEM, logistics and 3PL performance and prompt intervention where required.
  • Strategic management of UK and Far East warehousing and shipping functions in conjunction with the Sales and Finance departments.
  • Maintenance of the current UK premises and planning for future requirements. Periodic overseas visits to OEMs as required. Maintain regular contact with all key OEMs, logistical and service suppliers.
  • Working with the EMT on planning and implementation of mass production of new products and colour specials.
  • Gross Margin improvement via cost control/down and improvements in the logistics and supply chain. Maintain the risk register and risk mitigation in respect of single source components.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Client is looking for a charismatic, driven, passionate Supply Chain Manager who is looking to cement a long-term role with them. This role is key to the smooth running of their business operation.
  • Academic background with HND or above in a business studies/management accounting, or a manufacturing / engineering subject.
  • Experience of working in a ‘mass production’ environment in the Consumer Electronics sector with experience of ERP systems and reporting.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, experience communicating with Asia territory suppliers, and a proven track record of negotiation skills, ideally with Far Eastern manufacturers.
  • Experience of managing a supply chain with the main manufacturing based in the Far East. Liaising with logistics companies, key component suppliers and Far Eastern OEMs on logistical and supply issues.
  • Working within a KPI (Key Performance Indicator) structure.
  • Managing all aspects of the supply chain to ensure smooth running, timely resolution of issues and quick reaction to urgent issues with versatile problem-solving skills.
  • A love for Guitars or the music industry would be a big advantage.

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


This is a great opportunity within a leading company’s centre of excellence, which is privately owned and with operations in 20 countries. In the UK, they develop and manufacture bespoke products, with over 90% being exported.

They currently have a number of patents, world firsts and are committed to continuous product development on a concurrent engineering basis. 

Development Engineer Package and Benefits

  • £33,000
  • £4,000 company performance bonus
  • Free life Assurance
  • Joint contributory pension scheme, 
  • Private medical insurance (after a qualifying period)
  • 37.5 hours per week – with flexible hours
  • Early finish on Friday’s

Commutable From: Milton Keynes, Leicester, Peterborough, Rugby, Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Banbury, Market Harborough, St Neots

The Role

Due to further growth, a vacancy has arisen in the R&D department for a Mechanical Development Engineer with special responsibility for finite element simulation.

The position is intended as a junior role for applicants who typically have approximately 3 years post-graduate industrial experience, who can grow into the role and gain the required skills and knowledge from more experienced colleagues and additional training provided by the company.

Development Engineer Key Duties

  • Support the design and development of products by use of SolidWorks CAD software, ANSYS simulation software and other tools and techniques as required.
  • Conducting structural integrity calculations (based on formula and FEA), relating to pressure safety requirements and compliance with the Pressure Equipment Directive and other international pressure equipment regulations.

Development Engineer Key Skills Required

  • A minimum 2:1 degree in Mechanical Engineering or related subject from an IMechE accredited course.
  • Familiarity and preferably practical experience with core mechanical engineering theory including stress analysis, dynamics, thermodynamics and fluids.
  • Experience using Mathcad
  • Typically 3 years industrial experience in a technical Engineering role, preferably in new product development environment.
  • Preferable - experience in applying stress analysis techniques.
  • A minimum of 1 year’s practical experience using simulation software (preferably ANSYS) conducting stress, thermal and modal analyses and knowledge of ANSYS APDL and the Workbench environment would be advantageous

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