Job Description

A fast paced and busy manufacturer of electrical consumer goods are currently seeking a new member for their Production Planning Team, to start on a 3 month Fixed Term basis, but with the potential of the post also being converted into a permanent position during or after the 3 months.

The role is for a Production Planner to get involved in the preparation, proposal and control of the MPS (Master Production Schedule) in line with customer requirements and company objectives, whilst also planning the maintenance and control of the daily Assembly schedules.

  • Fixed Term Contract position
  • Salary £22,000 
  • 39 hours a week
  • 31 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Holidays) (Pro Rata)
  • Staff Discount on Company Products
  • Subsidised Staff Canteen
  • Free Parking 

Main Duties of a Production Planner 

  • Coordinating the preparation of Operating Planning, three monthly firm Assembly schedule, and four monthly forecast Assembly schedules.
  • Advising on schedule trends and proposing changes as necessary to meet both the Customer requirements and the company’s objectives regarding efficiency.
  • Coordination of the daily schedule for Assembly advising any deviation from the schedule and proposed recovery plans.
  • Control and Planning of promotion activities, ensuring the Quality, Cost and Delivery requirements are met.
  • Issue of monthly report to Departmental Manager detailing achievement against schedule and results of monthly activities.
  • Promote the culture of Continuous and Improvement and 5’s throughout the department.
  • Take on any reasonable task as requested by the Departmental Manager.
  • Produce accurate, quality results first time with the minimum of supervision.
  • Ensure the section is kept tidy and promote 5S/5W activities.
  • Compliance with all SOX, ISO9001 & ISO14001 procedures and regulations.
  • Any other reasonable requests.

The role of a Production Planner will be part of a dedicated team and will report directly to the Production Planning Manager. 

Applicants applying for this role should have had relevant exposure of production line planning and scheduling within the last few years and be fully conversant with the relevant procedures, compliance standards and schedule planning activities of a modern assembly environment.

Commutable from – Telford, Wolverhampton, Newport, Shrewsbury, Cannock, Ludlow, Stourbridge

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

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I am currently recruiting for an experienced Workshop Engineer for my client in the West Midlands.

This Workshop Engineers role will involve but not be limited to: 

  • Identify the equipment, investigate the fault and repair required.
  • Keep track of the job to ensure that it is completed in a timely manner.  
  • Carry out routine service inspections.  Report to the site contact, identify the equipment that requires the service. Upon completion of the service sheet inform the customer of imminent maintenance repairs that may be required or any 
  • Carry out Loler/Puwer maintenance and inspections.
  • When servicing/maintaining equipment, ensure that a parts requisition is completed for any damage, abuse or outside of contract repairs identified.
  • To complete a weekly timesheet detailing all jobs that have been worked on during the week ensuring that this balances with all service/job sheets.
  • To ensure all completed job sheets, service sheets and parts requisitions are completed in full in a comprehensive manner with correct authorisation where required.

Essential criteria for this Workshop Engineers role:

  • Apprentice trained/time served
  • Must be LOLER qualified with a valid ticket
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role

Hours and salary for this Aluminium Fabricators role:

  • Monday – Friday - 8am to 4.30pm with 30 mins for lunch
  • Salary - £16 to £21 per hour (DOE)
  • Overtime at 1.5x rate

What are you waiting for?  Send your CV asap, or call me for more information.

This role is commutable from Wolverhampton, Dudley, West Bromwich, Wednesbury.

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

 

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Aluminium Window Fabricator for my client in Shropshire:

This Aluminium Window Fabricators role will involve but not be limited to: 

  • Experience with Smarts systems
  • Experience with Senior Systems
  • Experience with Comar Systems (although we don’t use Comar, that is the closest system to our own in-house system).
  • Experience using a manual non-CNC router.
  • Any fitting experience

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

Hours and salary for this Aluminium Fabricators role:

  • Monday – Thursday 8 – 4.30 with 30 mins for lunch and 15 min break.
  • Friday 8 – 3.30 from 1st August 2021
  • Salary - £12 to £14 per hour (DOE)

What are you waiting for?  Send your CV asap, or call me for more information.

This role is commutable from Wolverhampton, Bridgenorth, and Telford.

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

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGER

A global organisation are now seeking an experienced Health and Safety Manager.  They deliver high quality handling solutions for the global food industry, with a focus on customer care and sustainability. Established for 80 year’s,.

They are part of a large International Group operating across the globe, and continue to move from strength to strength.  As the Health and Safety Manager, you will be responsible and lead in Health and Safety Management across all site operations. 

HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGER ROLE BENEFITS:

  • Up to £55,000 salary
  • 33 days holiday, inc Bank Holidays.
  • Company Pension
  • Health Insurance
  • Car Allowance 

DUTIES OF THE HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGER:

  • Lead the development of H&S objectives/targets and implementation of best practices. 
  • Prioritise H&S actions/initiatives and successfully transfer these to operational plans relevant to the level of risk.
  • Ensure H&S systems and policies are applied across all departments.
  • Provide Qualitative and quantitative information on H&S including performance statistics and reviews.
  • Lead the completion of H&S incident investigations and Learning Reviews.
  • Ensure Capital Application Requests (CAR's) are reviewed to ensure H&S requirements are met.
  • Proactively drive the development of on-site H&S competencies and approve H&S changes in design and operations.
  • Delivery of inspiring training to Management / Supervisors and management of the training team.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGER

  • Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health and/or Environmental
  • Associate level certification to IEMA and/or general certification in NBOSH
  • Minimum 5 year’s, experience in EHS/Safety Management
  • Experience in dealing with regulatory agencies (HSE, Environment Agency, Councils)
  • Understanding and experience of Safety / Environmental Management Systems OHSAS 18001, ISO45001, ISO14001, EMAS
  • I would welcome applications from candidates who have gained experience within Logistics, warehouse, or FMCG environments.
  • A superb communicator
  • Proactive, hands-on approach

The Health and Safety Manager role is commutable from Whitchurch, Market Drayton, Stoke on Trent, Wrexham, Shrewsbury, Telford, Stafford, and surrounding areas.

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

 

STOCK CONTROLLER

This is your opportunity to join a business that has grown to be known as a specialist and successful manufacturer and supplier to hundreds of customers and projects in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

From their Leicester HQ, they have invested significantly in plant and resource so that they have the best in manufacturing processes and supply operation.

The Stock Controller Benefits include:

  • Monday – Friday 8.00am – 4.30pm
  • £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience
  • Pension Scheme (After 3 months)
  • 23 days holiday plus statutory holiday (up to 4 days to be used for Christmas shutdown)
  • Free On-site parking

Key Responsibilities

  • To set up and run a PI plan for warehouse operations to physically count
  • Make sage stock adjustments from submitted counts
  • Investigate and correct stock issues, checking sage/physical stock discrepancies and fill in a summary report
  • Sorting and labelling locations
  • Investigating when ‘Free Stock’ appears and amending sage, completing summary report
  • The Stock Controller should be able to Organise yearly stocktake

Candidate Specification

  • The Stock Controller should demonstrate excellent computer skills
  • Should have a knowledge of Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Excel
  • The Stock Controller should have Sage Experience
  • At Least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Attention to detail is essential 

Bill of Material (BOM’s)

  • Analyse BOM to ensure the material is correct.
  • Ensure the times within each process are correct
  • Working with the production team to ensure BOM details are updated to reflect current operations

This Stock Controller role is Commutable from: Leicester, Coventry, Rugby, Loughborough

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

 

PRESS BRAKE OPERATOR

This is your opportunity to join a business that has grown to be known as a specialist and successful manufacturer and supplier to hundreds of customers and projects in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

From their Leicester HQ, they have invested significantly in plant and resource so that they have the best in manufacturing processes and supply operation.

The Press Brake Operator Benefits include:

  • Monday – Friday 7.00am – 4.30pm
  • £22,500 – £25,500 depending on experience
  • Pension Scheme
  • 23 days holiday plus statutory holiday (up to 4 days to be used for Christmas shutdown) 
  • Free Onsite Parking

Press Brake Operator Key Responsibilities

  • Set-up, adjust and prepare press brake (Current machines) Amada, Edwards Pearson.
  • Finding correct tooling/program per set-up.
  • Check the heights of tooling and adjust back stops etc. along with light guards.
  • Set-up and adjustment of material for folding at correct height.
  • Locating programs and adjust tonnage and tooling for each part being formed.
  • Provide feedback to Production Manager all jobs not meeting set-up and/or production standards.
  • Producing folded parts to drawings supplied, measuring with Vernier Caliper, Protractors etc.
  • Other job-related duties as may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position.

Press Brake Operator Specification

  • This person will work well on their own and as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • He/she will need to be well driven.
  • The appropriate person must have a keen eye for detail, and ability to read drawings.
  • They must have pride in their work and maintain a tidy safe workspace.
  • Must be reliable, and physically fit.
  • Good mathematical ability and able to use measuring devices such as Vernier callipers and protractors.
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced-team environment.

This Press Brake Operator role is Commutable from: Leicester, Coventry, Rugby, Loughborough

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

 

CNC PROGRAMMER

This is your opportunity to join a very long-standing, well respected precision machine company who have been leading the market working from their Sutton, Epsom HQ, they supply high quality machine components to a range of customers around the world

The CNC Programmer Benefits include:

  • Monday to Thursday Days Role 7.30am-6pm, 40 Hours (Optional Friday Overtime)
  • Salary £26,000 - £32,000 dependent on experience
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free Parking.

Key Responsibilities

  • Selecting the cutting tools for machining operations using CNC or conventional lathes
  • Programming and Operating CNC Machines
  • Mounting and dismounting workpieces on/from lathe as a CNC Programmer
  • Performing roughing and finishing operations
  • Checking finished pieces to ensure compliance with technical drawings
  • Carrying out maintenance of turning lathe and tools

Candidate Specification

  • The CNC Programmer will have basic knowledge of CNC Machinery 
  • CNC Programming experience using CMZ/ MORI SEIKI/ COLCHESTER
  • CNC Programmer Must have Fanuc experience
  • Using a CAM system or CADCAM system
  • Strong time management and planning skills 
  • Being able to keep their surrounding clean and tidy for health and safety purposes 
  • CNC Operating experience

This CNC Programmer role is Commutable From: Crawley, Croydon, Twickenham, Guildford, Woking

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

 

As the Service Co-ordinator / Administrator - you will be working for a very well-established industrial business within the construction sector, who have been established for over 60 years.  They really are leaders in their field!  They have a great team comradery within the business.  Every employee makes a difference and is valued.

This is a fabulous opportunity if you are looking for a varied, interesting role, working for a well-established organisation where you will be made to feel part of a great team!

Benefits for this Service Co-ordinator / Administrator role:

  • Up to £24,000
  • Great Contributory Pension Scheme
  • 33 days holiday
  • Free Parking.

As the Service Co-ordinator / Administrator, your duties will include:

  • To manage the diaries of the Service Engineers, 
  • Liaise with the customer to arrange a mutually acceptable time for scheduling of service/repair work
  • To be responsible for allocation of work to the engineering team
  • To rebook any re-visits / missed repair, breakdowns and maintenance visits
  • To be the main contact for customer enquiries, 
  • Ensure all plant equipment is logged in and out as required
  • All general administration duties including filing, logging invoices and inputting data into company CRM system

I would be very excited to speak with you if you have:

  • Have experience in a Service Coordinator / Administration role or similar
  • You will need to have experience prioritising jobs and booking out the Service Engineers
  • Be customer service orientated and passionate about delivering a first-class service
  • You will have a high level of accuracy and a very strong attention to detail
  • Be computer literate in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and be a fast learner - picking up in-house systems and procedures
  • Be able to work as part of a small team in a large open plan office
  • Experience in a busy and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritise your own workload.

This role is commutable from: Kidderminster, Oldbury, West Bromwich, Wolverhampton, Halesowen, Dudley and Bridgenorth

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

 

This is a fabulous opportunity for a Persoanl Assistant for the MD in an exciting role, working for a well-established, dynamic organisation where you will be made to feel part of a great team!

As the Personal Assistant to MD - you will be working for a very well-established manufacturing business who have been established for over 30 years who really are leaders in their field!  They are an incredibly dynamic, forward thinking, expanding business who have remained extremely busy all through the Covid Pandemic!  They have a great team comradery within the business.  Every employee makes a difference and is valued.

Benefits for this Personal Assistant to MD role:

  • £30,000 - £35,000 DOE
  • Summer Bonus
  • Christmas Bonus
  • Contributory Pension
  • 28 days holiday (incl bank hols)
  • Free Parking

As the Personal Assistant to MD, your duties will include:

  • You will be responsible for organising both personal and business activities, coordinating diaries, arranging appointments, accommodation and travel arrangements for the MD of the business.
  • Maintenance of the MD’s office systems, data management and Administration.
  • Diary management
  • To ensure that the MD is well prepared for any meetings and travel.
  • To prepare agendas, pre-meeting briefings and meeting paperwork. 
  • Organising venues for offsite meetings and catering where necessary.
  • There will also be significant involvement with the HR function, preparing documents for example reviews / appraisal procedures.
  • To assist with the planning and preparation for exhibitions across the country
  • Support company projects and initiatives as well as customer liaison.

I would be very excited to speak with you if you have:

  • Previous experience as a Personal Assistant to MD or PA to a Senior Management Level is essential
  • Confidentiality is a crucial element to this role – you must show experience of this in your career to date
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to deal with all levels of people
  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills
  • You will be very self-motivated 
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to deal with sensitive information with discretion and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong IT skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • You will be a dedicated, team player who wants to contribute to the success of our business. 
  • You will need to have a huge amount of enthusiasm, energy and be proactive in finding solutions to problems – thinking outside of the box!
  • To be degree educated would be an advantage 
  • Experience in HR would be a great advantage but not essential.

This role is commutable from: Tamworth, Lichfield, Burntwood, Brownhills, Cannock and Sutton Coldfield

 

Design Engineer

We are working with a company that are looking to strengthen their Design and Product Team with experienced CAD biased Engineers / Technicians. 

As an organisation they have seen a steady flow of business throughout the last 18 months and are now experiencing a real upturn in new sales from new and existing customers.

The company bespoke design and manufacture a wide range of fabricated and structural products that are supplied to a number of different industry sectors.

To meet this demand and to also fulfil the organisations own expansion plans, new roles now exist for Design Engineers.

Benefits:

  • £26,000 - £30,000
  • Pension 
  • Healthcare 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Holidays)

Purpose of a Design Engineer:

  • Design of products using design software and product manuals in support of the sales force.
  • Project Design: - To meet loads, sizes, applications and timescales.
  • Drawing Support: - To Outline, Quotation, Approval, Installation and Assembly details
  • Bill of materials: - Manufactured material, purchased material/services, installation, MHE and other. Phased to suit order build programme.

Design Engineer Daily Duties:

  • Using computer-aided design (CAD) software to create 2D designs.
  • Liaise with clients to identify their requirements.
  • Assessing the usability, environmental impact, and safety of a design
  • Produce accurate bill of materials for system entry.
  • Liaise with suppliers and internal support functions to obtain quotations for components, Installation and plant.
  • Reduce cost of failure through accurate design.
  • Follow design processes and procedures.
  • Plan effectively to ensure projects are delivered on time, to standard and to budget.

The Design Engineer must have the ability to:

  • To communicate appropriately in a clear, confident and professional manner with internal and external contacts.
  • To achieve targets set and work towards the next levels of competence in the design structure.
  • To help and support the success of the team, primarily the design team, but also extending to help and support associated parts of the business as required.
  • To continuously develop and learn new skills to achieve and exceed the business targets.
  • Take a keen interest in designing solutions and be able to push the boundaries within technical confines to provide the customer with a solution that suits the customers’ requirements.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A formal qualification in a technical subject 
  • Drawing software (AutoCAD packages)
  • Microsoft Office software 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A creative flair and design ability
  • Good visual and spatial awareness
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

This is a great opportunity to become part of a busy and dynamic team, where projects are varied and will often offer different design challenges. 

Commutable from Wolverhampton, Telford, Birmingham, Stourbridge, Dudley, Stafford, Welshpool, Ludlow

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