Job Description



Due to continued growth in our business we are seeking to recruit a Maintenance Electrician on a Continental shift of 4 days / 4 off/ 4 nights/ 4 off for a company within the FMCG industry with Plastics experience.  

Benefits for a Maintenance Electrician:

  • Salary : £37,000
  • Paid Overtime
  • Company Pension
  • Excellent Holiday Entitlement starting 20 and increasing up to 25 with Service
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Health Care Package
  • Alongside a number of other key non-financial benefits not often offered to employees nowadays

Duties of a Maintenance Electrician:

  • You will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance tasks across our facility that will require you to hold a strong electrical background, however you ideally must possess a good grounding in the plastics sector within blow, extrusion or injection moulding process ideally having supported Ferromatic experience.
  • Candidates with robot exposure with high speed robot machines are at a distinct advantage.

Requirements of a Maintenance Electrician:

  • You will ideally be apprentice trained however must be qualified in your chosen discipline to City & Guilds / NVQ standards and hold a proven background in supporting plant and equipment within a plastics manufacturing or production environment.

This is just one of the opportunities Probe's Maintenance Division is currently working, if this one is not quite right for you, then please feel free to contact us to discuss your specific requirements.



Probe Technical Recruitment is recruiting for an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer to join a company within the Food industry. You will be part of a multi-disciplined team to carry out first line maintenance tasks and improvements on equipment throughout the factory efficiently and effectively to enable maintenance targets to be met. Not only do the company offer a salary of £40,000 but they also offer a continental shift pattern of 4 on 4 off days and nights, but they also offer 20 holiday days and matched company pension.

Duties for the role of Maintenance Engineer:

  • To complete designated tasks efficiently to the highest standard.
  • Consider cost implications when carrying out designated tasks to minimise wasted time, materials and costs.
  • Work closely with the Maintenance Planner/Shift Engineering Manager to ensure the smooth execution of both day-to-day maintenance tasks and shutdown work.
  • Ensure the upkeep and reliability of all plant and equipment in your designated area by feeding back requirements to the Planner/SEM.

Requirements for the role of Maintenance Engineer:

  • To be successful in your role you will ideally need experience in working within a Maintenance Department especially a food manufacturing environment would be beneficial.
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of an Apprenticeship/ NVQ/ HNC or City & Guilds Part 3 in Mechanical Engineering or trained Mechanically.     

The role of Maintenance Engineer is commutable from Peterborough, Cambridge, Grantham and surrounding area’s between.




A European organisations UK Project Office in the Midlands is seeking an Application Engineer to join their Project Division in a direct customer facing post.

The organisation provides a wide range of process and manufacturing equipment to the myriad of industry sectors across the globe, but this position has been created to focus on local UK and ROI customers only.

The UK Team are responsible for creating systems solutions and turnkey project management with partners and suppliers, to ensure their parent company machinery and equipment can be installed and commissioned within pre- approved lead times and within costs.

The role will be the customer facing part of the project solution process, by offering tailored solutions and making customers aware of new technology and equipment that will suit their individual company needs.

It will be a position that will be a mix of office based and customer facing on a weekly basis, with direct links and communication with internal managers and departments in the UK and Europe.

The right candidate for the position will ideally come from a systems / machinery solutions provider, or have a customer facing history within Projects, Application or Sales Engineering dealing directly with customer’s needs.

The organisation has a very strong reputation and global presence for supplying tailored and bespoke equipment to process related industries for the last 40 years and have satellite offices across the globe.


  • The role will be supported with training, management liaison and support (UK & Europe), internal project team support and product awareness training. The role will also be part of induction process and introduction to the marketplace phase as well.
  • The company are keen to promote a good work and personal life balance and try to be a flexible as possible with working hours and allow their staff to finish 1pm of Fridays.
  • A nice friendly working environment with support and a very busy order book and enquires portfolio.
  • The role comes with a good salary, bonus, company car or allowance and other benefits.
  • Please note that the role will require travel across the UK and ROI on a regular basis but will also require a successful applicant to be office based when not in front of customers.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A formal technical qualification in Engineering - HNC / HND or Degree
  • 5 Years direct experience of Project / Application or Sales Engineering with direct liaison and contact with customers.
  • 2 - 3 experience in supplying or selling equipment and machinery (Automation or associated equipment)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A strong ability to build relationships with customers and partners quickly
  • Strong origination skills
  • The ability to self-manage and be proactive
  • A background in working on slow burn / long lead time projects with values c £50,000 - £200,000+ would be very advantageous.

For more information please send your latest CV ASAP.



This is an opportunity to join a leading Manufacturing company within Hereford to undertake breakdown and preventative maintenance on plant machinery in this Heavy Industry production facility based in Hereford.

In Return:

  • The salary package including shift allowance is up to £40,000 per annum depending on the shift pattern.
  • In addition, there is 5% pension, up to 5 weeks holiday + Bank Holidays and company bonus.
  • Based in Hereford, this position is commutable from Worcester, Gloucester and surrounding areas.


  • As a Maintenance Engineer you will be joining a large Engineering team responsible for maintaining and improving all aspects of the equipment and plant on site in this Heavy Industry manufacturing environment.
  • Working in a team there are opportunities to work either Days, 3 x shifts, or a Continental shift pattern of alternating Days and Nights 12 hours shifts on a 4on / 4off shift rota.


  • To be successful in the role of Maintenance Engineer you will need to hold a recognised Engineering Qualification and will ideally be Apprentice trained. We are seeking Electrical, Mechanical and Multiskilled Engineers for this team
  • You will need to have previous experience of supporting machinery in a manufacturing or production environment.
  • Electrically you will need to have a good knowledge of AC motors, inverters + drives, and hold fault finding abilities on PLC controls.
  • Mechanically you will need to have strong experience with Hydraulics in a Heavy Industry environment.

I would be keen to hear from Maintenance Electricians, Mechanical Engineers, Multiskilled Engineers, or Maintenance Technicians who have experience of supporting plant machinery within an Industrial environment.

If you are interested in knowing more, please send your CV ASAP.


If you an experienced Quality Inspector who is focused, driven and enthusiastic with a willingness to adapt and learn, continue reading.

A diverse, varied and interesting role has become available at a continually growing, progressive company that operates across multiple sectors including, Defence, Retail, Commercial and Education. With a growing customer base, the Company is continually looking to exceed Customer expectations whilst doing this both more effectively and more efficiently and require Quality Inspector to ensure the Quality assurance of all projects/products produced is maintained and achieved.

Benefits for the Quality Inspector:

  • Negotiable Salary
  • 7.30am to 4.00pm
  • 25 days holidays + Stats + Christmas shutdown
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free Beverages
  • Medical cover

Roles & Responsibilities for the Quality Inspector:

  • Ensure products meet the necessary quality standards
  • Reporting product conformance
  • Identify areas of improvement and implement measures
  • Ensure quality checking procedures are in place
  • Inspect products referring to Engineer drawings
  • Producing, defect, non-conformance and any other reports
  • Liaise with other departments on Quality matters

Skills Required:

  • Experienced with Quality
  • Team player and good lone worker
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to read Engineers’ drawings

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford

If you are Enthusiastic, Driven, looking for challenge. Apply today or contact Sacha Paterson.






If you a proven Logistics / Operations Manager with evidence of process improvement, implementation of Lean Inventory Management practices within stores and WIP, with strong knowledge of; ERP systems, internal audits, man and Project Management then please continue reading.

A diverse, varied and interesting role has become available at a continually growing, progressive company that operates across multiple sectors including, Defence, Retail, Commercial and Education. With a growing customer base, the Company is continually looking to exceed Customer expectations whilst doing this both more effectively and more efficiently and require an experienced Logistics Manager to come on board and Transform the Logistics function. 

Benefits for the Logistics Manager:

  • Negotiable Salary
  • 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday to Thursday, 3:45pm finish on Friday
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free Beverages
  • Medical cover

Roles & Responsibilities for the Logistics Manager:

  • Utilising the IFS ERP system to achieve accurate Inventory Records
  • To support the implementation of MRP systems and Kanban/Lean methodologies into the wider business
  • Maintain internal audit schemes / uphold H&S to ensure compliance with OHSAS and ISO (9001/14001/18001)
  • Create a short/long term plan for storage requirements for multiple sites
  • Manage workload and suggest recommendations for employment requirements based on labour and workload
  • Improve profitability / costs by minimising stock loss and wastage throughout stores and distribution
  • Implement Lean methodologies, 5s and continuous Improvement in stores and WIP
  • Co-ordinate and determine delivery of materials to various sites including planning of material requirements and returns
  • Provide monthly metrics reports to Procurement
  • Work in conjunction with Production to ensure storage and material flow based on customer requirements and production levels
  • Review obsolete and damaged stock, suggest improvements and report the financial impact

Skills Required by a Logistics Manager:

  • Experience with People Management
  • Experience in a fast paced multi SKU stores
  • Mid- Senior Management experience in multi-site Manufacturing environments
  • Knowledge of and experienced with implementation of Lean Processes
  • Proven reduction in costs
  • Change Management Experience
  • Competent with IFS or SAP
  • A member of CiLT or working toward CiLT Membership would be preferred but not essential

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford

If you are Enthusiastic, Driven, looking for challenge in an Environment where you have the autonomy to create change. Apply today by sending your CV ASAP.


The Company:

With experience across every sector, this business is a leading force in their industry and has the expertise and production capability to deliver high quality, cost effective buildings that meet the current and future needs of their users.

They operate across multiple sectors, delivering a comprehensive range of innovative solutions, operating in the MOD, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Student Accommodation and Education sectors.

Across all of these sectors, their manufacturing and construction sites continually strive to find a better way of delivering high quality solutions that achieves their clients’ goals more efficiently, more affordably, and more effectively.

Package and Hours:

  • Salary is negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Car allowance
  • Medical cover
  • 33 days holiday
  • 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday to Thursday, 3:45pm finish on Friday

Role Purpose:

Being a senior position within the company the Contracts Manager has to ensure that Projects are managed effectively from inception to completion.

  • To manage the project teams, including clients, designers, consultants, employees and sub-contractors.
  • Ensure projects are run to programme with effective commercial delivery of the construction projects ensuring that projects are technically compliant.
  • To ensure safe delivery of construction projects and ensuring that the projects are handed to a high-quality standard, defect free.

Essential Experience Required:

  • Proven track record in delivering large projects
  • Effective team leader
  • Ability to plan and programme projects from inception to completion

Key Responsibilities:

Manage the project teams including clients, designers, consultants, employees and sub-contractors

  • Ensure full understanding of the project design, tender and contract
  • Arrange regular meetings with stakeholders to ensure co-ordination, understanding and responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Commercial Department on all aspects of delivery.
  • Have regular dialogue with the project team to ensure our commercial and construction position is not compromised

Ensure Projects are run to programme

  • Produce a comprehensive programme to effectively manage the whole project
  • To monitor progress on a weekly/monthly basis and where necessary take action to prevent slippage / recover lost time

Effective commercial delivery of the construction projects

  • Identify required levels of resourcing for successful enactment of projects and support for future business
  • Give clear direction as required within the Team, as regards day to day business activity
  • Take the lead in the resolution of any cost, design or methodology issues to ensure smooth manufacture and construction
  • Liaise with and support all suppliers and sub-contractors as necessary
  • Provide necessary information and coordination to other teams to ensure efficient implementation of projects

Effective safe delivery of the construction project

  • Disseminate safe working practices to the construction team and ensure the high standard of Health & Safety ethos is maintained at all times
  • Arrange with the Health & Safety Department regular site visits and to ensure any observations / actions are closed out in a timely manner
  • Ensure the company ethos is passed down to their supply chain partners

Ensure technical compliance of the product offering

  • Build and maintain good communications within all relevant areas of client, consultant and suppliers. Gain full understanding of the mechanics of the client and team process and dynamics
  • Ensure full evaluation of the client requirement. Ensure risks are identified and eliminated from company activities
  • Ensure close liaison with the Design Department and consultants to ensure any queries are properly recorded and closed out

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford