Job Description

I am recruiting an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Operative to join a busy company within the Heavy Industry.

You will be required to work a 12-hour shift pattern as a Maintenance Operative with a mix of days and nights 6-6. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to become a Maintenance Fitter and be given training to work within Maintenance. You will also need to have experience within a heavy plant – for example, quarries, farming machinery, power stations, waste management. 


  • £24,168
  • Matched pension contribution up to 6%
  • 23+8 days holiday
  • Free parking onsite

Requirements for Maintenance Operative:

  • Mechanically biased
  • Experience with Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Provide a reactive and timely response to breakdowns. 
  • Providing technical support and advice for Production Supervisors.
  • Maintenance Operative will be responsible for assisting with all the reactive and planned maintenance within the plant

The role of Maintenance Operative can be commutable from places such as Stafford, Derby, Burton on Trent, Swadlincote and Uttoxeter.
machinery within Manufacturing settings.

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This is an opportunity for a Workshop Fitter to join a growing company based in Stoke on Trent to test, inspect and repair motors, gearboxes, fans, and pumps.

Workshop Fitter Role Benefits:

  • £30,000 - £45,000 starting salary (depending on shift pattern) 
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Overtime available at premium rates.
  • Company sick pay
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension.

Workshop Fitter Role Description

  • In this role you will be undertaking service and repair of electronic and electro-mechanical equipment for a variety of industries.
  • You will fault find, repair, and test a wide range of products including motors, gearboxes, fans and pumps within a workshop.
  • Joining an existing team, this is an additional role due to growth in the business.

Workshop Fitter Skills and Qualifications

  • Successful candidates will ideally hold a recognised qualification within Mechanical Engineering such as NVQ or City & Guilds.
  • I would be keen to hear from Mechanical Engineers/ Fitters, or multi skilled Engineers who have experience with AC and DC Motors, gearboxes, fans, and pumps.

In return you will joining a market leader in their field at an exciting time of growth. In return for your commitment, this Organisation offers a stable and secure career and the opportunity for further development. 

This Workshop Fitter position is commutable from: Stoke on Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Leek, Stone, Uttoxeter, Stafford, Crewe and surrounding areas. 

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


We have an opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to join this successful manufacturer based in Worcestershire. This is a “hands on” role where you will be joining a medium sized maintenance team to undertake planned and reactive maintenance tasks on plant machinery working Permanent Nights.
Maintenance Technician Role Benefits:

  • £39,500 salary (depending on shift pattern)
  • Generous 25 days holiday
  • Company contributory pension scheme
  • Life Cover
  • Gym membership
  • Share option scheme
  • Commitment to assist with professional development.

Maintenance Technician Role Description:

  • Maintenance Technician you will be joining a team of Engineers to undertake both Electrical and Mechanical planned and reactive maintenance tasks to plant machinery across the facility. 
  • This is a “hands on” multi skilled role and you will be supporting heavy presses, ABB and Kawasaki robots, hydraulics and pneumatics, and PLC run plant machinery in a time sensitive production environment. 
  • Hours of work will be permanent Night shift Sun – Thurs, 10pm – 6 am.

Maintenance Technician Skills and Qualifications

  • To be considered for the Maintenance Technician position you will ideally be Apprentice trained and/or hold a relevant Engineering qualification such as City & Guilds or ONC/HNC.
  • Successful candidates will be able to read and understand electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic drawings, and will also hold fault finding abilities with PLC controls.
  • It is integral that you can demonstrate experience of working within a previous Maintenance role supporting plant and equipment within a manufacturing environment. 

In return you will be joining an Organisation that can offer career progression and professional development, a generous salary, and excellent benefits.

This Maintenance Technician position is commutable from: Worcester, Redditch, Kidderminster, Bromsgrove, Stourbridge, Birmingham and surrounding areas.

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


I am recruiting for an Electrician to join a design specialist within the construction Industry. The role will require you to work within the plant Maintenance department, this position will support company activities by the manufacture, modification, maintenance, and repair associated equipment and ancillaries.

Shift: Days 39 hrs a week, Monday to Thursday 7am till 3.30pm with ½ hr lunch and then 7am till 2.30pm with ½ hr lunch on a Friday.

Electrician Role Benefits:

  • Salary is Negotiable, dependant on experience
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Share Scheme
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Pension.

Requirements for Electrician:  

  • You must possess as a minimum NVQ2 in Plant Maintenance or equivalent.
  • May suit someone with an auto electrician background.
  • You will need a good working knowledge of 24v DC electrics.
  • Be able to read and interpret electrical schematics.

Duties for Electrician:

  • Complete Programmed Maintenance tasks as scheduled by Plant Department.
  • Maintain and service rig 24v DC electrical systems.
  • Fault find and rectify rig 24v DC electrical systems.
  • Use appropriate processes and tooling to maintain equipment.
  • Read, interpret, and complete tasks in accordance with electrical schematics. 
  • Comply with Health, Safety, and Environmental legislation.
  • Comply with Company procedures and regulations.
  • Complete relevant paperwork to facilitate documentation of works.

This Electrician role is commutable from: Tamworth, Burton on Trent, Derby and Leicester 

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



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


  • £35,000
  • Company Pension
  • Excellent Holiday Entitlement
  • Stable Working Environment within a Very Well-Established Business. 

Duties of an Maintenance Technician 

  • As a proven Maintenance Technician, you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our unique plant. 

Requirements of an Maintenance Technician

  • Ideally you will be apprentice trained but must be qualified Electrically and ideally have some understanding of Plc Controls. However you must have a proven background in supporting plant and equipment within either a manufacturing, process or production environment. 

This Maintenance Technician role is commutable from: Brownhills, Lichfield, Shenstone & Tamworth

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



I am looking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer on behalf of a Precision Engineering company. This is a multi-skilled role that will include Maintenance on machinery and facilities both Electrical and Mechanical. 

This is a day’s role with hours either 8am-4.30pm or 10am-6.30pm with a package of:

  • Salary £35,000 depending on experience. 
  • 25 days holiday
  • Free Parking on site. 
  • Company Pension 

Along with an NVQ Level 3/ ONC/ City & Guilds the ideal candidate/ Maintenance Engineer must have previous experience with Electrical equipment including PLC controls and CNC machinery is desirable. 

The Maintenance Engineer role will include the following:

  • Provide preventive maintenance on all machinery and equipment to ensure effective running.
  • Review TPM schedules to ensure operatives complete in a timely manner and inform Team Leaders of deficiencies
  • Report back to the Maintenance Supervisor & Manager on concerns regarding the operational status of machinery
  • Ensure, through regular checks; the power, lighting, LEV and water systems are maintained.

We are keen to talk to Maintenance Electricians and Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineers, and candidates who can commute to the Nottingham area so Derby, Mansfield, Loughborough.

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


An Outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased  

Are you a Qualified Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased?, Seeking a opportunity to Join a Busy, Friendly Manufacturing / Packaging organisation within the Cheshire Area.  

This exciting opportunity is commutable from the following locations: Winsford / Warrington / Runcorn / Macclesfield / Ellesmere Port. 

Benefits for the Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased Role include:

  • Salary: £39.500 
  • 25+8days Holiday Entitlement 
  • Company Pension 
  • Plenty of Overtime 
  • Continental Shift 2Days on – 2Off – 2Nights on – 2Off 

Main Requirements for Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically biased: 

  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing / Packaging environment 
  • Proven experience within a Similar Multi-Skilled role. 
  • Ideally holding a 60/40 Split – Mechanically Biased 
  • Carry out Planned Maintenance Activities 
  • Experience with the following Kit: Hydraulics & Pneumatics / Conveyor systems / Packaging and Labelling and Wrapping Equipment / Temperature controls / HMI’s / Controls / Motors and Drives. 
  • Able to read both Mechanical and Electrical Drawings. 
  • Great communicator as you will communicate at all levels within the team. 
  • Flexibility is key to this role. 
  • Apprentice trained holding a Formal Qualification in Mechanical Engineering. NVQ Level 3 – Mechanical engineering / City & Guilds Level 3 – Mechanical Engineering. 
  • Happy to work a Continental Shift.

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


Design Engineer Contract – Hydraulic & Pneumatic Valves

We are a well-respected employer within the technology engineering sector and are seeking to recruit proven Contract Design Engineer with strong knowledge of Hydraulic & Pneumatic Valves, to join our Midlands based R&D team. 


  • The role will be given the freedom to self-manage projects and split the daily function into CAD and hands-on Development Testing how you see fit.
  • £25 - £30 Per Hour Ltd, or via (FCSA) approved umbrella provider. (The project has been defined as being inside IR35)
  • 3 – 6 Months Contract

Duties of a Design Engineer   

  • As a proven Design Engineer you will be required to undertake both the design and test of various hydraulic and pneumatic components. 

Requirements of a Design Engineer    

  • Ideally you will hold formal Apprenticeship, HND or Degree in Mechanical Engineering qualification and a proven background in Hydraulics and Pneumatics Design and R&D (3D Solidworks, Creo, Inventor)  

The Design Engineer role is commutable from Birmingham, Dudley, Kidderminster, Wednesbury, West Bromwich & Stafford, Lichfield, Cannock

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