Job Description


An independent sub-contract machine shop in the Oxfordshire is looking to recruit a CNC Programmer – mill/turn. This clients 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

  • Programming, Setting & Operating CNC Mill/Turn machines 
  • Small to medium batch work Working to typical tolerances of +/- .001" (0.025mm) and occasional tolerances of +/- .0005" (0.0125 mm) 
  • You will be part of a great team, working within a modern and clean environment, producing high precision parts and components for aerospace and automotive industries
  • The nature of the work is small to medium batch with medium to high complexity
  • You will be machining to a very high standard

CNC Programmer Knowledge/ Experience Required

  • Working on a Binns and Berry lathe using Fanuc controls is essential
  • Experience working a Hi-Cells Hitachi Seiki is essential
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • Apprentice trained with at least 5 years’ experience

CNC Programmer Attributes

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

Hours and Salary

  • Monday to Thursday - working from 8.00 am to 4.30 pm (30 mins for lunch) 
  • Friday – working from 8.00 am to 3.30 pm (30 mins for lunch) 
  • Standard rate - £17 per hour 
  • Overtime payable at x 1.5 hourly rate (days) 

This CNC Programmer role is commutable From: Oxford, Cowley and Headington.

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



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


  • £34,000 - £37,500
  • 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


  • This is an integral role where you will program, set and operate CNC Lathes / Mills
  • You will read and interpret from engineering drawings to enable programming, setting and manufacture.
  • Create layout sheets to document tooling, tools, set ups and machine parameters.


  • Experience in programming and operating 3, 4, & 5 axis CNC machines CMM programmes and will ideally hold a time served apprecticeship.
  • Good Knowledge of and experience with  Fanuc (ISO) or Heidenhain controls
  • Previous experience of large machining.

The CNC 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 leading manufacturer are seeking an experienced Health, Safety and Environmental officer to support with the implementation and delivery of Health & Safety, Quality, and Environmental strategy, processes, policies, legislation and legal obligations across all site operations within this expanding business. You will be joining a SHEQ team to ensure all systems and policies are being met across the business. 


  • Excellent Company pension
  • Private Healthcare and life assurance
  • Competitive Salary package
  • Holiday purchase scheme and long service awards


  • Support the delivery of Quality, Environmental, and H&S policies across all departments. 
  • Provide advice on legislative requirements / codes of practice.
  • Maintain quality and environmental systems compliant with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
  • Conduct Audits and Risk Assessments to ensure compliance.
  • Organise and deliver training on legislative requirements.


  • Minimum 2 year’s, experience in a Health & Safety role gained ideally within a manufacturing, chemical, or food/fmcg environment and will ideally hold  NEBOSH certificate and be IOSH certified.
  • Experience in dealing with regulatory agencies (HSE, Environment Agency, Councils)
  • Understanding and experience of Safety / Environmental Management Systems inc ISO 40001 and ISO 9001
  • A superb communicator (written and verbal) with excellent planning, time management and organisation skills.

The HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER ROLE is commutable from Aldridge, Lichfield, Tamworth, Walsall, Cannock, Stafford, Burton on Trent, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham and surrounding areas.

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


I am currently recruiting for an experienced Aluminium Window Fabricators for my client in West Bromwich:

Hours and salary for this Aluminium Window Fabricators role:

  • Salary - £12 to £14 PER HOUR – OVERTIME at X 1.5 – WEEKLY PAID
  • Monday – Friday -  8 – 4.30 with 30 mins for lunch.
  • 28 days holiday
  • Contributory Pension Scheme 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Health Insurance 
  • Free Parking 

This indow Fabricators role will involve but not be limited to:

  • Experience with AL UK Systems
  • Experience with Seniors Systems
  • Experience with Reynaers Systems
  • Experience using a manual non-CNC router.

Essential experience required for this Aluminium Window Fabricators role:

  • Experience in manufacturing Aluminium doors, windows, and curtain wall
  • Someone who can fabricate doors from drawings, cut the bars, fabricate the job, glaze in the glass and have it ready to go.
  • Glazing experience
  • Ability to read drawings and cutting sheets
  • Able to use measuring equipment
  • Ability to use mitre saw
  • Able to work on own initiative, and sometimes tight deadlines
  • Willingness to ‘chip in’ in other areas – as we are a small company

Personal Attributes for these Aluminium Window Fabricators  roles:

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

This role is commutable from: Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Dudley, Wednesbury, and Smethwick.

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


A well-established manufacturer of electronic equipment are currently seeking a Sales Engineer who will be responsible for technical sales and business development activities across the South of England.

The company have been designing and manufacturing electronic circuits and associated technology for over 30 years and they are now looking to expand their technical sales team. 

They have customers across a range of industries from defence, medical and aerospace and have recently made a significant investment in capital equipment, broadening and modernizing their output capabilities. 

The Sales Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Identifying new opportunities for the company within the South of England
  • Prospecting and winning new manufacturing business
  • Meeting and exceeding individual and company goals

The Sales Engineer will receive the following:

  • Competitive salary up to £30,000
  • Performance related bonus
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Home office
  • 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays)
  • On-going training

To be considered for the Sales Engineer vacancy you will have:

  • Several years of experience within the electrical manufacturing industry
  • An electronics/electrical manufacturing qualification
  • Knowledge of PCB technology
  • 2+ years’ experience within a technical sales role, ideally within electrical manufacturing
  • Full driving license

The following locations would be ideal for a candidate to be based in: Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hampshire

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994


One of the country’s leading moulding and tooling manufacturers are seeking a Business Development Manager to help them expand their customer base in the UK. The company have been trading for 50+ years and are the go to supplier of blue chip companies across aerospace, O+G, marine, space, high voltage power, medical and more.  

The Business Development Manager will have a package of:

  • £45,000 salary
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays (33 in total)
  • Mobile
  • Laptop
  • Training
  • Pension

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for:

  • Identifying opportunities in markets such as aerospace, O+G, marine, space, high voltage power, medical, etc. 
  • Acquisition of new customers 
  • Maintaining and growing existing business
  • Updating the CRM
  • Meeting and exceeding targets 

Candidates wishing to be considered for the Business Development Manager position should have some or all of the following experience:

  • Sales experience within the engineering/manufacturing industry
  • Have sold bespoke, engineered solutions 
  • Reasonable technical aptitude 
  • Self-starter and have the energy to prospect and win new business

This is a home based role with travel to customer sites and the company head office.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994