Job Description

A once in a lifetime opportunity has arisen.  

A magnificent position is now available for a Senior Project Manager within a Bespoke Engineering Team.

As the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for steering Bespoke features and projects to meet pre-agreed milestones.  The opportunities available within this groups are truly outstanding, and your progression would be actively encouraged within the group.


  • £60,000 - £65,000 Dependant on experience
  • Very generous relocation package available
  • X2 Company cars (No tax implications)
  • Second to none prospects
  • Excellent Pension
  • Healthcare for family
  • Bonus
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • A genuine chance to make an impact


  • Overall responsibility for delivering Bespoke features to meet project milestones
  • Take new features from concept, through engineering construction, development, and release
  • Managing a small team consisting of Digital / Electrical Engineers and Mechanical Engineers
  • Leading the team with innovation, creativity, and continuous improvements
  • Linking a wider leadership team within engineering, purchasing and quality


  • Engineering Degree or equivalent 
  • New Product Introduction experience
  • Extensive product development and validation experience, electrical knowledge essential
  • People management, with coaching and development skills
  • Experience of milestone product development processes / gateway processes
  • A passion for development
  • Connected Apps / cloud-based integration experience would be highly advantageous
  • The ability to juggle multi projects at one time
  • An outstanding communicator
  • Committed to continuous improvements
  • A sense of humour is essential!

This is the most exciting position, offering you a wonderful, long erm career, within a truly exciting world leading, highly reputable brand.

The role is commutable from Chichester, Crawley, Winchester, Southampton, Brighton, and Basingstoke.

A very generous relocation package is available

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



Technical Manager 

Innovations & New Technologies 

One of the leading automotive manufactures in the UK are now looking to enhance their technology team with a lead position to manage the integration of innovative technologies for their bespoke vehicle division. 

The role will be responsible for providing the overall delivery of bespoke features and projects inline with the pre-agreed milestones, ensuring new technology and features can be effectively delivered within a multi-disciplined team, from concept through to development and to release and construction. 

Technical Manager Benefits:

  • £60,000 - £65,000
  • Up to two Company Cars 
  • Excellent Separate Bonus Schemes (Personal & Site Performance)
  • 34 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Private Health 
  • Pension
  • Relocation Package 

Technical Manager Responsibilities:

  • The position will be accountable for the delivery of bespoke new features. Dealing with the technical integration of Electrical, Electronic and Software applications to enhance a customer’s driving experience. 
  • The role will also be responsible for a small team of direct reports that consists of electrical certification and validation, digital and electronic development engineers. 
  • Liaison with other key important departments and stakeholders such as, Sales & Marketing, Design, Manufacturing and Purchasing will also be an integral part of the role. 
  • The day-to-day function of the role is to create and develop pathways to ensure critical aspects of multiple projects can be achieved and delivered within pre-agreed timescales. New Product Development and Introduction will form a major part of the position and a relevant background in a technical / electronic R&D remit is essential.

Technical Manger Requirements:

  • The right person for this position must have an enthusiastic approach to work and a strong understanding of new product development, with knowledge of industry process best practice.
  • Good liaison and communication skills with the ability to Join a leadership team within a dynamic engineering organisation that consists of many department managers and stakeholders.
  • A track record of effectively delivering integrated product solutions within pre-agreed timescales.
  • Ability to create a strategy and product plan for the coming years and provide a pathway forward.
  • Engineering degree or equivalent - Mechanical or Electrical / Electronic (Electrical component development experience)
  • Exposure to Software and IoT Applications
  • Extensive experience within product development (NPD)
  • Excellent People management, coaching and development skills
  • Experience of Automotive component development and testing processes (Essential)
  • A proven background in product development processes and gateway processes
  • Ability to manage multiple projects of differing timelines
  • Knowledge of automotive engineering / release systems

This is a great opportunity to join a busy and dynamic organisation where new technology and innovation is part of the daily routine of the job.

Commutable From: Basingstoke, Havant, Worthing, Horsham, Chichester, Waterlooville

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


Probe Technical Recruitment is looking to recruit a dual skilled role as both a Laser Operator & Press operator on behalf of a leading manufacturer in the industry

The salary and the working pattern for this role as a Laser/press operator are as follows:

  • Salary - £31,000 – including shift allowance
  • Working pattern - 3 weekly rotating shifts of days – 6am to 2pm, afternoons – 2pm to 10pm, and nights – 10pm to 6am
  • Days of work - Monday – Friday with occasional overtime available at weekends.
  • Overtime
  • Pension

The experience required for this role as a Laser Operator & Press operator will be as follows:

  • To operate 5 axis and flatbed laser machines to process stainless steel & mild steel sheet or pressed components.
  • Previous experience in setting and operating CNC Laser Machines is essential.
  • The role will also include operation of Hydraulic & Mechanical Power Presses as & when required.

The skills required for this role as a Laser Operator & Press operator are as follows:

  • Conversant with operation and minor program modifications to 5 Axis and Flatbed Laser Machines.
  • Capable of carrying out basic daily/weekly maintenance of Laser Machines to ensure correct operation.
  • Ability to read and work from Engineering/CAD drawings at a basic/intermediate level.
  • Inspecting finished components against sample and drawings at defined frequencies.
  • Ensure accurate completion of all job activities including all associated administrative duties.
  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment such as vernier callipers.
  • Capable of identifying plant and equipment faults and reporting them to the Team Leader.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all Health & Safety Policies are adhered to.
  • Capable of maintaining good housekeeping in the process, particularly own work area.
  • Capable of working as part of a team to achieve deadlines.
  • Capable of transferring to other work within the manufacturing process, including operating production equipment and power presses.

This Laser Operator & Press Operator Role is commutable from: Nottingham, Newark, Grantham, Lincoln, and Mansfield

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


A Busy manufacturing organisation are now looking for a Moulding Technician to support their production facility.

They supply into a vast array of different manufacturing industry sectors, and are flat out busy, giving them stability and consistency.

This Moulding Technician role is commutable from: Birmingham, Walsall, Atherstone, Tamworth, Solihull, Brownhills, Cannock, Lichfield, Shenstone, Rugeley

Moulding Technician Benefits

  • £30,000 
  • 3 Shifts
  • Extensive Overtime
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • Superb stability and long-term prospects
  • A genuine chance to make an impact
  • 25 Days holiday on top of Bank Holidays
  • Staff canteen
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Subsidised healthcare
  • Work wear provided

Moulding Technician Duties

  • Injection Mould Setter
  • Installation of Tooling
  • Robot set up and process
  • Material changes
  • Colour changes
  • Process optimisation
  • 3 shift working

Moulding Technician Requirements

  • To have experience of setting plastic injection mould machines
  • Trouble shooting knowledge
  • Experience of Process optimisation
  • Tooling installations
  • Happy to work 3 shifts
  • This would suit someone who wants to work in a friendly, stable working environment where you would enjoy longevity and excellent prospects
  • There is also plenty of Overtime available

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


Overview for this Press Brake Setter / Operators role:

We are recruiting for an experienced press brake operator/setter position, whereby the operator needs to be comfortable setting the press brake, performing daily safety checks, understanding of the machine for operational and safety aspect is a must. Current presses operating 3x 3 Meter and 1x 4 Meter press.

The operator must be able to read technical drawings to produce the companies bespoke products. Whilst technical drawings are provided you will be expected to use your technical experience to ensure when setting your programme any issues you may come across will be dealt with and raised accordingly. Power press trained preferred but not essential. General understanding of fabrication is required.

Responsibilities and duties for this Press Brake Setter / Operators role:

  • Always follow all Health & Safety rules in the workplace, without fail. This means behaving in accordance with the company Health & Safety guidelines.
  • Ensure your press is in good working order before and after working shift.    
  • Ensure all work activities are geared towards achieving collective Operational KPI`s.
  • Ensure adherence to ISO: 9001, taking responsibility that quality checks are being done and that record-keeping within Prodsmart is maintained.
  • Support a 5S approach, ensuring your area is tidy and organised including a daily audit of your working area at the start / end of the shift.
  • To have basic knowledge and experience of working with the grades of steel used in Company fabrications (predominately Grade 304 with some DX51D & Grade 316).
  • Report any machine issues to Management as and when they arise.

Experience required for this Press Brake Setter / Operators role:

  • CNC Pressbrake Operation
  • CNC Pressbrake Setting
  • Good understanding of technical drawings
  • Basic understanding of general fabrication
  • Committed to high quality output and excellent customer service

Personal Attributes for this Pres Brake Setter / Operators role:

  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible can-do attitude. 
  • Ability to adapt to new technology and work to timetables and deadlines 

Hours and salary for this Press Brake Setter / Operators role:

  • Sunday to Thursday – 10pm to 6am
  • Hourly Rate – £16.62 per hour
  • Overtime during the week at x 1.33
  • Overtime during the weekend at x 1.5

The following areas are easily commutable for this role as a Press Brake Setter / Operators – Derby, Burton, Tamworth, Nottingham and  Mansfield 

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


This is a great opportunity for an experienced Piling Design & Estimating Engineer with a leading UK business. The business has multiple sites, a 76 million turnover with aspirations of pushing on further. This is a permanent full-time work from home role, with a couple of visits to the South East office per month, so the incumbent can be based any where within reason.

Piling Design Engieer Benefits:

  • Full time homeworking
  • £50,000 salary plus car allowance or company vehicle
  • 33 days holiday
  • Share scheme
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 6% employer pension
  • Life cover

This senior Piling Design role is pivotal in the development of the South East Regional Office within the piling discipline. Substantial experience will be gained in CFA, CHD, Tubular Steel and Precast driven piles for a market leading specialist renowned for innovation and development.

  • Reporting to the Area Manager, you will cover all aspects of the regional piling work winning activities with a certain level of autonomy (depending on experience), in respect of pile design and technical sales including CFA, CHD, Tubular Steel and Precast Driven. Some overlap may occur with the Mini piling team in respect of technical support and sales, and liaison with other regions will be required in terms of sales intelligence, pricing levels and R and D.
  • This role offers much diversity in terms of work activities from design, through estimating, technical sales and then follow up, in a demanding yet extremely challenging environment working for a highly regarded specialist.
  • Piling Design will include bearing piles, tension piles laterally loaded piles and retaining walls. Design includes both tender and contract design and site redesign as required.
  • The individual will manage all incoming piling enquiries, including assessment of opportunities and allocation of tenders/designs and includes estimating, tendering and client interaction / negotiation to the point where orders are secured, and provide ongoing support throughout the life of a project if required.
  • There will be some work providing support dealing with site issues as and when these arise. This includes contract redesigns, rectification of design issues and liaising with external approving authorities and Engineers if required.
  • Reporting to the Area Manager the role should provide effective control of the Technical and Estimating element of the discipline ensuring compliance with the company management system and business strategy.

Piling Design Engieer Person Specification:

  • You will preferably be a Chartered Civil Engineer
  • Client is looking for proven Piling Design experience, CFA and retaining walls
  • You will be a solid, well experienced Piling Design Engineer. If required, the estimating side can be taught
  • Flexibility, attending the South East office a couple of times per month

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