Internal Sales Engineer

Job Description

Probe are pleased to be assisting one of Oxfordshire’s premiere precision engineering firms with their search for a Sales Manager. The company have recently invested £millions into both their facility and equipment, meaning their capabilities are amongst the very best in the industry. The company offer a wide range of machining services including CNC turning, milling, cutting and bending as well as the associated fabrication and welding skills on site to complete the full solution offering.

They are seeking an Internal Sales Engineer to manage their key accounts within their core industries (Medical, Nuclear, Aerospace). The Internal Sales Engineer will be responsible for commercial management of accounts and providing quotes and costings for projects.

 

DUTIES:

The Internal Sales Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Key account management of existing customers
  • Proving quotes and costings on new projects with existing customers
  • Managing the commercial performance of key accounts

 

REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate for this Sales Manager role will have

  • 2+ years’ experience within a similar role within the precision engineering industry
  • Existing knowledge of CNC machining and the ability to effectively quote for work
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings

 

This role will primarily be office based in Abingdon so you must live within commutable distance.

Commutable from Newbury, Wantage, Abingdon, Oxford, Aylesbury, Bicester, Banbury, Swindon, Thame, High Wycombe, Marlow, Maidenhead

Candidates in roles such as Inside Sales Engineer, Sales Engineer, Costings Engineer, Sales Estimator, Estimating Engineer may apply

SIMILAR JOBS

 

A manufacturing company in the Oxfordshire area, now have a requirement due to expansion and increased productivity for an experienced CMM Programmer.  This exciting opportunity is working within a busy, Precision Engineering manufacturing organisation that manufacture precision components for a number of industries including Aerospace.

BENEFITS FOR THE CMM PROGRAMMER:

  • £34,000 - £40,000
  • 23 Days Holiday, increasing with service + Bank holidays
  • Days based role working Monday – Friday 39 hrs p week.
  • Life Assurance and Death in Service
  • Pension

DUTIES OF THE CMM PROGRAMMER

  • This is an integral role where you will lead and implement the transfer of current software to PC-Dmis
  • You will primarily create and modify CMM programmes on PC-Dmis
  • The role is also heavily involved with hand-held Quality inspection.
  • Carry out Product Audits to schedule
  • Provide support to manufacturing areas to ensure CMM equipment is fully operational, and manufacturing are able to conform to the Control Plan
  • Carry out measurement analysis work for various departments as and when required 

REQUIREMENTS FOR CMM PROGRAMMER

  • Experience of work experience in programming CMM programmes
  • Good Knowledge of PC-DMIS
  • Good knowledge of measurement principals including GD+T
  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • I would be keen to hear from applicants who have experience within CNC machine shop environments in a precision engineering environment.

The CMM PROGRAMMER role is commutable from Newbury, Wantage, Abingdon, Oxford, Aylesbury, Bicester, Banbury, Swindon, Thame, High Wycombe, Marlow, Maidenhead

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

 

A truly unique opportunity has become available for an Operations Director, within a long-established manufacturing company in the West Midlands area.

This is a well invested business, giving you, as the Operations Director, the opportunity to be part of an organisation where the management team are given full empowerment to run the business and create and implement future strategies & you will be given overall responsibility for management and accountability for the Production and Engineering functions.

The manufacturing processes are unique and vastly varies, supplying into a multitude of different industry sectors.

The remit of this Operations Director role is to deliver perfect product; to produce high quality products, safely, as efficiently as possible, delivering value, with flawless service to all customers.

BENEFITS

  • £70,000 - £75,000
  • Company Car
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Relocation Assistance offered if requires
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact

DUTIES OF THE OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

  • Overall management and accountability for the Production and Engineering functions, in order to meet sales, output, manufacturing efficiencies, quality, safety and environmental targets
  • Management of Cell Managers and the Head of Engineering
  • Point of contact on site for any emergencies
  • Responsibility for budget and capital expenditure
  • Supporting commercial strategies with customers and suppliers
  • Reinforce expectations on safe working practices
  • Annual planning for labour and equipment
  • Compliance with all SHE policies and Procedures 

REQUIREMENT OF THE OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

  • Is it essential that you have a Degree in Chemistry, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
  • Strong experience of chemical synthesis
  • A strong leader, with the ability to develop, mentor and manage, a natural Leader
  • Good knowledge of managing cost and budgets
  • Experience in SHE requirements and process safety management (COMAH ideal, but not essential)

This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Operations Director to take the helm.  Plenty of support is being offered for the right person.

The role is commutable from Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield, Worcester, Telford, Tamworth, Kidderminster, and Redditch

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

 

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a CHEMICAL ENGINEER where you could be joining a well-established, stable manufacturing organisation, who supply into a multitude of different industry sectors. 

As their CHEMICAL ENGINEER, you will be given responsibility for development of new processes.

CHEMIOCAL ENGINEER BENEFITS

  • £30,000 - £35,000 - Dependant on experience
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • Excellent Pension
  • 25 Days holidays + Stats
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact
  • Life Assurance
  • 36.25 hour working week

DUTIES OF THE CHEMICAL ENGINEER

  • Develop new processes and improving existing ones
  • Decide the scope and extent of hazard assessment relevant to process
  • Carry out calculations and advise on testing programmes
  • Liaison with Project Engineering to develop the plant design, layout, costing and proposals
  • Initiate, design, implementation and commissioning of Plant Modification Proposals, to modify existing plant, including all relevant hazard assessments and HAZOPs

REQUIREMENT OF THE CHEMICAL ENGINEER

  • You will have a Degree in Chemistry
  • Relevant industrial experience 
  • Experience of development of new processes and improving existing ones
  • On-Plant experience in commissioning and practical trouble shooting
  • Experience of DSEAR methodology
  • SIL and LOPA assessments

The Chemical Engineer role is commutable from: Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield, Worcester, Telford, Birmingham and Aldridge , Birmingham and Dudley

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

 

Production Manager

Are you looking for a New Busy Environment & Team to Manage as we have a great opportunity for a suitable applicant to manage a busy and modern manufacturing facility in the Walsall area and lead a team of 20 Skilled Production employees to ensure that the effective delivery of their customers’ requirements is met, whilst meeting all the company’s established recognised standards for delivering bespoke tailored products to a very high quality.  
The company is equally proud of its 150 history for producing high quality architectural hardware products and the continued supports of its staff that has ensured that their high standards have always been achieved.

Continued investment in the company’s facilities and new and repeat customer business are requiring the real need to continue to employ good new staff, who can help enhance and develop their team’s capabilities. 

Production Manager Benefits:

  • £45,000
  • Bonus up to 10% of Salary 
  • Contributory Pension 
  • 32 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Holidays) 
  • 42 Hours Per Week – 1pm Finish on Friday
  • Training and Support 

Support the company’s Growth, Improvements & New Processes

Being a Manufacturing biased environment, their production presses operate up to 250 tonnes pressing capacity, with electronic feeds that can deliver fast set-ups, rapid product availability, and that can meet repeatable quality standards.

The company also has in-house cutting and punching capabilities to provide its customers with a comprehensive and flexible service, which includes:

  • Small one-off production batches, including single product prototyping.
  • Minimal, and often zero, tooling costs
  • Rapid design changes
  • Low cost and low ‘single piece’ prices
  • Express delivery

Other equipment includes modern secondary operation presses with 100 tonnes capacity, ideal for lower volume production of complex shapes. With ancillary equipment for riveting, drilling, welding, tapping, finishing and folding that allows the company to be a perfect partner to produce fully tailored finished components.

Production Manager Duties 

Primary:

  • Running production on a day-to-day basis, effectively managing a team of 20+, utilising the manufacturing ERP systems. Leading the manufacturing function within budget and output targets to meet customer requirements and standards. Responsible for developing an enthusiastic, motivated and flexible team by building good working relationships. Ensuring that safety, customer quality, cost and delivery requirements are met. 
  • Leading by best practice and establishing standard policies and procedures whilst also mentoring and leading teams. Implement and manage continuous improvement and modern manufacturing principals by highlighting deficiencies and recommending and implementing changes in training, working practices and processes when required. Utilising modern engineering manufacturing techniques including progression tooling, specialised production lines and laser blanking
  • Managing the production facilities to meet the diverse bespoke needs of customers’ requirements, ensuring for rapid production rates and strict product pricing. 
  • Management duties will also include dealing with the combination of high and low volume production capabilities. 

Production Manager Skills Requirement 

  • A formal Engineering Qualification (Degree, Diploma or Apprenticeship training)
  • A good recent industry background within the manufacture of Metal Component and Parts (Manufacturing processes with a mix of presswork production lines, laser cutting, forming and finishing departments.)
  • Skilled in utilising ERP / MRP systems 
  • A proven recent background in Managing Manufacturing Staff c10+ 
  • A proven track record of delivering multiple projects within fast lead times.
  • Excellent People Skills (Communication, Leadership, Mentoring, Empathy) 
  • The ability and natural attitude to lead by example
  • Good Paperwork and Project IT skills (MS Office) 
  • Set and implement KPI’s with ability to support & train the team to ensure targets can be achieved.
  • Understanding of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Kaizen, lean manufacturing 
  • Understanding of manufacturing and procurement/supply chain 
  • Understanding of ISO9001, IOSH/NEBOSH, ISO 14001 

This is great opportunity to be part of a 150-year-old established secure organisation that is also open to the demands for internal change and investment to ensure that they can keep up with the modern requirements of their 21st Century customers.

Commutable from – Wolverhampton, Aldridge, Walsall, Birmingham, Cannock, Dudley, Stourbridge, Telford, Stafford

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

 

Project Manager - (Building and Infrastructure Delivery)

We have an exciting opportunity to join a major manufacturing organisation that have a multi-site facility across the central band of the UK, to support their building and infrastructure use, development, and expansion plans. 
The organisation employs thousands of staff across the globe and have many types of engineering and commercial departments within their UK Group. 

Project Manager Salary & Benefits 

  • £52,000
  • Pension 
  • Healthcare 
  • Death in Services 
  • Car 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Holidays) 

The role will be responsible to Project Manager and optimised the sustainable use of the organisations Real Estate through management of strategic building & infrastructure projects on behalf of internal stakeholders with targets for delivery on time, to agreed quality and at agreed cost.

The position will independently lead multiple projects based on property (Real Estate) process, to provide functional & efficient work environments for the various internal business partners within given targets for cost, quality, time and life-cycle cost. 

Project delivery being achieved at the highest levels of quality using approved systems, processes, tools and methods during the planning, realisation and handover phases will play a critical part of the role, but additional duties will include preparing facilities for optimised operational use of all service processes (Security, FM, IT…etc) throughout the life cycle of the facility. 

The position will also be a key player in resolving conflicts with either internal stakeholders or external consultants & construction companies in order for projects to meet cost, time and quality targets. 

The right candidate for the position of Project Manager will have the following skills and attributes:

  • A formal qualification in a Civil, Project Management or Engineering subject.
  • Excellent skills in project management and the execution of multiple large projects.
  • Demonstrated ability of high-level stakeholder management.
  • Knowledge of future building standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate between business need and technical requirements.
  • Strong competence in alternative contractual models for project realization. 
  • Willingness to travel on a regular basis between sites.

This role is commutable from: Oxford, Birmingham, Coventry, London, Amersham, Banbury, Maidenhead, Warwick, Bicester

 

Probe are pleased to be assisting one of Oxfordshire’s premiere precision engineering firms with their search for a Sales Manager. The company have recently invested £millions into both their facility and equipment, meaning their capabilities are amongst the very best in the industry. The company offer a wide range of machining services including CNC turning, milling, cutting and bending as well as the associated fabrication and welding skills on site to complete the full solution offering. 

They are seeking a Sales Manager to manage their existing business within their core industries (Medical, Nuclear, Aerospace) but also drive growth in new market segments. There will also be some line management responsibilities associated with this Sales Manager role.

DUTIES:

The Sales Manager will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining and growing the existing business within core markets
  • Selling a wide range of technical services, primarily machining and fabrication
  • Identifying and winning opportunities within new growth markets
  • Line management of sales engineering team

REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate for this Sales Manager role will have

  • Several years’ experience within a technical sales role in the precision engineering industry
  • Existing knowledge of both the services offered (machining primarily) and the industries served
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings

This role will primarily be office based in Abingdon so you must live within commutable distance.

This Sales Manager's role is commutable from: Newbury, Wantage, Abingdon, Oxford, Aylesbury, Bicester, Banbury, Swindon, Thame, High Wycombe, Marlow, Maidenhead

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994