Job Description

A BUSY manufacturing organisation are now in the position to be able to hire a permanent Business Unit Manager.  This is a very pleasant working environment, and as the Business Unit Manager, you will be directing and coordinating Business Unit activities. 


  • £45,000 - £50,000
  • Pension
  • Permanent Role
  • Generous Holidays


  • Participate in the development of annual and capital budgets
  • Assist with recruitment, screening and hiring of staff
  • Develop and administer policies and procedures for business unit operations
  • Assist with continuous improvements activities
  • Review production orders
  • Encourage and support employee involvement programs
  • Cost reduction activities


  • Experience of managing within a fast- paced manufacturing environment
  • Financial acumen (to be able to interpret financial reports and balance sheets)
  • A strong, natural leader who can motivate, support, and get the best form your staff
  • It would be beneficial if you have used SAP, but not essential
  • A “can-do” approach

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a World class manufacturing organization, who are going from strength to strength.  Not only can they offer you a competitive salary package, but the stability of working with a busy, friendly organization, and where your prospects would be very positive



Are you a Toolmaker, looking for your next career move as we have an immediate vacancy for a Toolmaker to join a fantastic, successful manufacturing business, who are now incredibility busy.  They are renowned for being at the forefront of technology and being extremely friendly.

If you are a Toolmaker looking for an immediate start, this could be just the job for you!


  • New and refurb of plastic injection mould tooling
  • Ensuring tooling complies with company standards
  • Working shifts
  • Monitor tooling spares
  • Support tooling trials
  • Operation of overhead crane


  • Essential that you have Toolmaking experience
  • You must have exposure to plastic injection mould tools
  • The ability to read engineering drawings
  • Happy to work shifts
  • Laser welding would be beneficial
  • We can offer an IMMEDIATE START if needed


  • £34,000 - £38,000
  • Shifts
  • Full order books, very busy organisation
  • Very friendly facility, you will have plenty of support

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994


A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation have an URGENT requirement for an INJECTION MOULD SETTER.
They are a multi-site operation, with facilities world -wide.  The opportunities available, would be second to none, with plenty of development offered for the right person.
This is a busy facility, and there are plenty of orders stacking up.


  • £34,000 (pro rata)
  • Shift Premium
  • Paid Overtime
  • 6 Month Contract


  • Provide support and process improvement
  • Conduct mould changes
  • Set up moulding processes
  • Identification for areas of improvement within tool changes
  • Conduct first – off
  • 5S
  • Tool change reduction through SMED
  • Cycle time improvement / general scrap reduction
  • This role is over a 3-shift pattern – Monday to Friday


  • Ideally, you will be Apprentice trained
  • Strong knowledge of plastic injection mould machines
  • If you have gained your experience within a high volume, complex manufacturing environment would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of SMED and 5S
  • Happy to work 3 shifts
  • Would suit someone who is looking for an opportunity where there are genuine career prospects

You will be joining an established manufacturing organisation, and you will be supported by a strong management team.  This is a superb opportunity that, for the right person, can offer fantastic potential for greater chances within the organisation.


Are you a Programme Manager, looking for your next step in your career?

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for an experienced Programme Manager, to ensure the Projects are delivered on time and to budget.  

This is busy, growing manufacturing business, and ideally, they are looking for someone who is looking to expand your own career opportunities, and commit and continue to grow with them.

Duties of the Progtramme Manager:

  • Facilitate complete Project deliverables and APQP activities 
  • Responsibility to deliver a PSW P1/Note 3 and PSW P3/Note 1 for each part within the project.
  • Work with the team and coordinate resolution of major project issues in a timely fashion. 
  • Assist the Key Account Manger to maintain budget of projects to ensure goals are met. 
  • Report project status to management, especially keeping management informed of major project issues. 
  • Gate reviews
  • Assign responsibilities for Project and APQP actions.
  • Coordinates activities to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget. 
  • Supporting to develop specifications within the project phase based on technical customer requirements
  • Coordination of corrective actions and follow up 
  • Support of project related Product and process FMEA´s 
  • Support to determine product requirements and specifications for purchased parts (sub supplier) 
  • Maintenance of part specific validation plans for prototypes in agreement with customer relevant divisions
  • Coordination of internal and external tests based on part specific validation plans
  • Realizing internal process audits and coordination of customer process approvals in cooperation with plant divisions
  • Coordination of PPAP in cooperation with production facilities.
  • Coordination of corrective actions in regards of Project aspects (failure list out of cubing, car validation and development)
  • Support by initiate work- and test - instructions in cooperation with serial production plants including serial control plans.  
  • Involvement in product and process validation or rework activity post volume production
  • Visit customer facilities for involvement in problem resolution, quality issues, rework, new project meetings, etc. 20% Travel required.

Requirements of the Progtramme Manager:

  • You will have gained your experience from within a high- volume manufacturing environment
  • This is a true Programme Manager role, and you will have experience of overseeing the complete life cycle of a project
  • You may be at Programme Engineer stage in your career, and are looking for that next step up in your career into Programme Management
  • Excellent customer facing experience
  • To have the ability to interpret CAD drawings
  • Superb management skills, both people and time management
  • Excellent presentation skills

This role would suit an ambitious, committed, confident Programme Manager looking to expand your career within a busy, growing manufacturing company

Send me your CV ASAP

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994


An immediate start is available for a busy manufacturing organisation in the Birmingham area, for an experienced Logistics Material Planning Analyst.

You would be joining a busy, high volume manufacturing organisation who can offer an immediate start.

Duties of the Logistics Material Planning Analyst:

  • Arrange inbound containers
  • Arrange empty packaging back to suppliers
  • Daily activities schedules and release using SAP
  • Monitor unbound deliveries
  • Book transport and enter on transport log
  • Check collections on time
  • Shop floor stock takes
  • Set up supplier packaging
  • Monitor suppliers
  • Deal with late deliveries and missing parts
  • Arrange special transport
  • SAP creations Create MRP 1 and MRP 2 screens

Requirements of the Logistics Material Planning Analyst:

  • You will have relevant Logistics experience gained from within ideally, a high- volume manufacturing environment
  • Experience of SAP is highly desirable
  • To have experience of arranging special collections and customer packaging
  • Stock take experience

Benefits of the Logistics Material Planning Analyst:

  • £30,000 - £34,000 (flex dependant on experience)
  • The chance to work within a World class manufacturing Company
  • Days

The role is commutable from Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Kidderminster, Telford

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994


This is an opportunity for an experienced Automotive Electrician to join a growing organisation at an exciting period of expansion.

You will be installing electrical systems on heavy vehicles at this successful manufacturer based in Droitwich.

Duties of the Automotive Electrician:

  • In the role of Automotive Electrician you will be responsible for the electrical fitting/testing/fault finding on new vehicles.
  • You will also be fault finding on used vehicles and assist with hydraulics / pneumatic fitting. 
  • This is a DAYS based role working Monday to Friday with a lunch time finish on Friday. There is also regular overtime available.

Requirements of the Automotive Electrician:

  • To be successful in this Auto Electrician position you will need to be time served and hold experience within automotive/ commercial vehicle electrics. 
  • We are seeking some who holds excellent organisation, time management + planning skills.

Benefits to the Succesful Automotive Electrician:

  • In return for your skills, the Automotive Electrician position offers a salary from £11 - £11.50 per hour depending on skills and experience. 
  • This is an opportunity to join this successful organisation at a time of growth and exciting period of change.

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994


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.

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994


As the Accountant you will be working for a very well-established manufacturing business who have been established for over 40 years and are leaders in their field and have an outstanding reputation for the highest quality products!

They are a very stable and expanding business who have a great team comradery within the business.  Every employee makes a difference and is valued.

This is a Temporary role for 3 Months.

Benefits for this Accountant role:

  • £14 per hour
  • Pension
  • 21 days holiday
  • Free Parking
  • Stability from now to the Spring of 2021!!

As the temporary Accountant your duties will be varied, including:

  • Preparation of Management Accounts
  • Month End
  • Helping with Debtor desk and Accounts Payable
  • Cashbook reconciliation
  • Ownership of the P&L and balance sheet
  • Supporting the whole Finance function 

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

  • You will be qualified or part qualified (ACCA or CIMA)
  • Previous experience of SAP is ESSENTIAL
  • You will need to have held a position of Accountant / Management Accountant previously
  • Extensive Knowledge and experience with Excel 
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • A “hands on” attitude with a good team spirit – willing to support colleagues where required

Probe Technical Recruitment, Finance Recruitment Specialists since 1994


This is an opportunity for a Maintenance Engineer to join a market leading company based in Stoke on Trent to undertake daily reactive and preventative maintenance on plant machinery and equipment in this fully automated manufacturing facility.

This is a new Maintenance Engineer position due to expansion working Days Monday – Friday and you will have the opportunity to make your mark on this department and implement a PPM system.

Maintenance Engineer Role Description:

  • Reporting to the Production Manager you will be providing both Reactive & Planned Preventative Maintenance to automated machinery and equipment across the site.
  • This is an integral role to ensure minimal downtime and reduced engineering costs.
  • This is a Days based position working Monday – Friday starting at 7am

Maintenance Engineer Skills and Qualifications:

  • You will need to hold Maintenance Engineering Experience in a fast paced, automated production environment.
  • You will ideally be Apprentice trained and hold Engineering Qualifications
  • Successful candidates must have experience working with Pneumatics and will ideally have experience of implementing a PPM system.

Benefits of Maintenance Engineer Role:

  • £25,000 - £30,000
  • Pension
  • Days, Monday - Friday

In return you will be joining a market leader in their field at an exciting time to recent investment and expansion of their business.

This Maintenance Engineer position is commutable from Stoke on Trent, Uttoxeter and surrounding areas. 

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994