Job Description


This business is one of the largest companies in the world, in their specific field, supporting the world’s most prominent brands. With over 13,000 dedicated employees, they operate in 26 countries today. 

They have a history that goes back over 100 years, and yet they continue to be at the forefront of what they do.

Field Engineer Package and Benefits

  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • 37.5 hours per week (considering the nature of the role, flexibility will be required)
  • An opportunity to travel nationally and internationally

Commutable From: Cardiff, Newport, Barry, Bridgend, Bristol, 

Trainee Application Engineer Role Overview

On behalf of our client, we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to train towards and develop in the role of Field Engineer.  In this exciting and varied role, you will learn to provide hands-on support and assistance to their customers, ensuring their product meets performance and application expectations.

  • As the majority of your time will be on-site at customer’s manufacturing facilities you must be willing to undertake extensive national and international travel (up to 60% of your time), often at short notice.  

Field Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • To succeed in this role, you will be educated to a minimum of HNC level, or equivalent, in a mechanical/electrical engineering discipline. (they will however consider candidates who show a willingness to achieve this HNC academic level).
  • It would be advantageous to have knowledge of 2D AutoCAD. You will possess excellent computer skills (i.e. MS Office) and will have a strong health & safety ideology.
  • Flexibility is a key aspect of the Field Engineer, and on occasions the time aspect of your role may change at short notice.
  • Your training will develop the successful candidate to convey complex, technical information in an easy-to-understand way as to be able to persuade others to your way of thinking.
  • You will become adept at dealing/ communicating with all levels within a customers' organisation, from production line employees/ operators right up to Director level.
  • You will also be comfortable with report writing, being able to concisely and accurately make your point in a logical and understandable way, both internally to various departments and also back to the customer.
  • This is a varied, rewarding opportunity for an aspiring Engineer whether time served or recently graduated from an Engineering discipline.

Field Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • Whilst conducting your training period you will be supported by the technical team in order to obtain all the relevant skills to the point of eventually taking sole responsibility for tasks and projects associated with the Field Engineering function.
  • Visiting the customers manufacturing facilities to provide onsite support is a major function of the role. Evaluating and understanding the customers process and equipment and compiling line audit reports and communication documents is common practice.
  • You will eventually develop your knowledge to become a vital Technical Team member, providing troubleshooting support, line efficiency recommendations, fault-finding expertise and operator training.
  • You will be involved with technically skilled colleagues, making recommendations for new projects, developing fit for purpose Technical Drawings based up on your knowledge of the product, material and application line capabilities.
  • In short, you will become one of the company’s representatives, promoting services through the effective and efficient application of your skill and expertise.

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



Development Technician – Electronics 

A global supplier of Electronic Devices to a myriad of industry sectors, is looking to add a new member to its Customer Application Support Team.

The company have seen fantastic growth in revenue, customer base size and new products over the last 5 years and are continually looking at ways to improve the service they can offer their new and existing customers. 

Development Technician Package 

  • £25,000
  • Pension 
  • Quarterly Bonus 
  • Sick pay - Benefit
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols) 
  • Overtime 

Development Technician Duties 

The position will part of the Application Support Team that is tasked to offer immediate face to face and online technical support to key customers. Dealing with technical faults and issues and advising on the best technology and products that would suit best the need of the customer. 

The role will be directly involved in identifying technical issues and problem solving and providing technical solutions that would involve liaison with the internal R&D and Operations Teams. 


  • Capable of developing and testing broad range of products, (the focus being on Electrical and Electronic Componentry) 
  • Capable of conducting bench work fault finding procedures down to PCB board level. 
  • Develop solutions in conjunction with the project team and Design Engineers, (electronic upgrades and solutions to existing models)
  • Interpret technical problem reports and identify faults and issues in a speedily manner. 
  • Develop new products in line with best practice and a number of National / International Standards.

Development Technician Requirements

  • A formal qualification in engineering - Degree / HND / HNC, ideally Electronic or Mechanical biased
  • Some recent relevant industry experience in dealing with Electronic Hardware 
  • Ability to work effectively on their own or part of a project team.
  • Possess good analytical skills and be proficient in Microsoft applications, Word, Excel.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise their workload and meet deadlines.

This is a great opportunity to join a busy multi-site UK organisation, where career growth and progression are on offer.

Commutable from Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Newport, Cannock, Stone, Lichfield

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



An exceptional opportunity has been created due to continuing expansion for a PROCESS ENGINEER.  This is a fascinating manufacturing facility, very much at the forefront of new technology.

This is a multi-site international manufacturing business, and as the PROCESS ENGINEER, you will be ensuring process capability and provide support and process improvement to new and existing programs.

Commutable from Cannock, Sutton Coldfield, Rugeley, Tamworth, Lichfield, Burton Upon Trent, Derby, Alfreton, Walsall, Great Barr, Minworth and Stafford


  • £45,000 -£50,000
  • Work - Place Pension
  • Early finish Friday
  • Healthcare
  • You will be joining a highly prestigious international manufacturing business 
  • Very busy, friendly organisation
  • Superb genuine progression available 


  • Evaluate existing processes
  • Change management
  • Track project timing confirm costs of engineering change
  • Present layout proposals
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Carryout / support on site trials
  • Identification of obsolescence
  • Ensure process adherence
  • Ensure processes are correct, cycle time, manning, process flow, and manning
  • Support new product introductions
  • Evaluate PFMEA
  • BOM’s


  • Degree or equivalent
  • Relevant Process Engineer experience
  • Gained from preferably a high-volume dynamic working environment
  • A Mechanical aptitude
  • To have the ability to interpret and generate process documentation
  • A “can do” approach
  • Experience of engineering change
  • Layout and process flow knowledge

There is plenty of scope within this role if you are an ambitious Engineer.

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



An urgent requirement for a MANUFACTURING ENGINEER on a fixed term 6-month contract has become available.  

This would be a wonderful opportunity to be part of a large International Manufacturing organisation, who are experiencing a steep upturn in their business, which is great news!

There is huge investment going into this site and a role of a MANUFACTURING ENGINEER has become available for an immediate start.

The main purpose of the role of MANUFACTURING ENGINEER, would be to provide support to Production and verifying methods.

This Manufacturing Engineer role is commutable from: Manchester, Stockport, Oldham, Bolton, Leigh, and Denton


  • £36,000
  • Early finish Friday
  • You will be joining a highly prestigious precision engineering 
  • Very busy, friendly organisation
  • Superb genuine progression available 
  • Chance to make a great impact with relocation project


  • Provide support for Commercial, Technical and Production functions
  • Produce shop floor documentation for new or modified jobs
  • CNC Programming 
  • Prove out CNC programs
  • Design and produce part and tooling models using Delcam Powershape CAD package
  • Provide assistance with CNC Programs
  • Identification for areas of improvements to cycle times and cost reductions


  • It would be highly beneficial for you to have experience of Powermill and Powershape 
  • All CNC experience is considered
  • All controls experience will be considered, though it would be advantageous for you to have knowledge of FANUC / MAZATOL
  • To have completed an Apprenticeship
  • 3,4 & 5 axis milling machines
  • CMM Knowledge would be helpful though not essential
  • PC-DIMIS programming experience would be the cherry on the cake, but again, not essential
  • To be able to work from engineering drawings

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



An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a PROCESS ENGINEER & this would be a spectacular career move and your prospects would be genuinely outstanding.

As a PROCESS ENGINEER, you will be working in a superb state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, and you would be at the forefront of new technology.

If you are a PROCESS ENGINEER, who is ambitious, motivated, and passionate about engineering, and want to enjoy a long - term career where you will be richly rewarded, look no further.

Commutable from Birmingham, Walsall, Tamworth, Solihull, Coventry, Redditch, Leamington Spa, Hollywood, Sutton Coldfield, Cannock,


  • £42,000
  • Excellent Pension with high contributions
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Second to none career progression
  • Car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Canteen
  • Extensive free parking
  • Life assurance
  • Prestigious working environment


  • Optimisation of existing processes and technologies
  • Identifying and driving process improvements
  • Utilising data mining for problem resolution
  • Root cause analysis
  • Provide support to new projects
  • Ensure handover of changes to the planning department to ensure smooth integration of new process and technology
  • Ensure adherence to Quality standards


  • HNC minimum or equivalent in an engineering discipline
  • Experience of Process Engineering
  • Proven ability in machining, assembly, and test processes
  • High volume manufacturing would be beneficial however other areas of manufacturing are being considered
  • Outstanding analytical and reporting skills
  • Passion for engineering
  • Ambition to grow and motivated by results

Opportunities don’t arrive like this very often; this is a truly exceptional chance to be part of a fantastic global manufacturing organisation.

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


I am looking to recruit a Maintenance Electrician on behalf of a leading manufacturing company with over 70 Manufacturing plants globally.

The role of Maintenance Electrician will be very varied where you will undertake planned and preventative Maintenance of the manufacturing equipment. You will also be responsible for site services and facility as well as new installation work. This is an outstanding opportunity to work for a highly protected billion-pound organisation. 

  • The shifts are 2 days 2 nights on 4 off 12-hour rotating days and nights 6am -6pm / 6pm – 6am:
  • Salary £47,635
  • Auto enrollment Pension 
  • Overtime paid at premium rates 

Along with an NVQ Level 3/ HNC/ City & Guilds in Electrical Engineering, the ideal Maintenance Electrician must come from a manufacturing or packaging environment and 18th edition is desirable. 

The Maintenance Electrician role will include the following:

  • Have experience with PLC’s (programming and fault-finding)
  • AC/DC and servo drives 
  • Although this is an Electrical role some basic knowledge of mechanical work including pneumatic duties to be undertaken to ensure downtime is minimised.

We are keen to talk to Maintenance Engineers and Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineers, and candidates who can commute to Cardiff, Newport and Bristol.

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



A huge opportunity for a Maintenance Fitter to join an award-winning company based near Telford. With over 30 years in the printing business my client is one of the most established businesses in the UK. 

My client is looking a Maintenance Fitter to join their day shift. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team over of 250 skilled employees on their 14-acre site. 

Maintenance Fitter Benefits:

  • Company Pension. 
  • Health Care Cover. 
  • Life Assurance Cover 
  • Free Parking.
  • Cycle To Work Scheme. 
  • Sick Pay 
  • Canteen.  

Duties of the Maintenance Fitter include:

  • Working Monday to Friday Day Shift.
  • Lubrication Checks. 
  • Gearbox changes. 
  • Working with multi-million pound printing presses. 
  • Working with Palletizers.
  • Working with Conveyors. 
  • General facilities maintenance. 

Requirements of a Maintenance Fitter include: 

  • Apprentice trained.
  • NVQ Level 3 / BTEC Level 3 / HNC Level 4 or equivalent. 
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Electrical experience would be advantageous. 
  • Excellent fault-finding abilities. 
  • Machine shop experience.

An overall great opportunity packed with benefits. So, if this seems like the right role for you please apply to find out more details. 

This Maintenance Fitter position is commutable from: Telford, Newport, Bridgnorth, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Market Drayton, and surrounding areas.

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