Job Description


We are looking to recruit a large number of Production Operatives for our client who is based in Bidford-upon-Avon

This is an immediate start after a paid induction & is a 12 Week Temp to Perm Role

  • Clean working environment
  • All workwear is provided
  • Weekly paid

Role and responsibilities for this Production Operatives role:

  • Working on a varied, and ever-changing production line
  • Picking a packing various items as directed

Knowledge/ Experience Required for this Production Operatives role

  • Previous experience of working on a production line would be beneficial

Personal Attributes for this Production Operatives role:

  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible and a can do attitude. 

Hours and salary for this Production Operatives role:

  • Sunday to Thursday – 10pm to 6am
  • All 8 hours are paid
  • Standard rate - £12.59 per hour 
  • 2 x 15-minute breaks - paid

The following areas are easily commutable for this role as a Production Operative – Worcester, Stratford upon Avon, Warwick or Leamington Spa

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



We are looking for a HEAD OF PRODUCTION to jpoin a family-owned manufacturing organisation, who have been established for over 100 years.

This is a large, highly reputable organisation, and as HEAD OF PRODUCTION, you will be given complete accountability, and full responsibility to manage all their Process plants.

Head of Production Benefits:

  • £60,000
  • Company Car
  • Long established and well- known organisation
  • Generous Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Stable Company
  • Fantastic Long-term prospects

Duties of Head of Production

  • Management and accountability for all process manufacturing plants
  • Managing direct reports
  • Oversee all process improvement activities, waste elimination and carbon net zero
  • Control budget and Capex expenditure
  • Ensure compliance with all SHE policies, procedures and HSE/EA intervention plans

Requirement of Head of Production

  • It is essential that you have a Degree, preferably in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • Experience of SHE requirements and process safety management
  • Significant man-management experience 
  • Strong leadership skills
  • To be able to show excellent commercial awareness, having managed budgets and costs
  • Chemical synthesis experience
  • Ambitious and motivated

The role is commutable from Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Aldridge, Lichfield, Tamworth, Tyseley, Redditch, Telford, Kidderminster, Smethwick, West Bromwich, Worcester, Tamworth and Halesowen

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


A Senior management role, a Shift Leader has now become available within a high tech, fast paced manufacturing facility.

This is an advanced manufacturing organisation, who pride themselves on offering high quality solutions, with over 100 years of experience behind them.  

As the Night Shift Leader, would will be tasked with leading and motivating the night shift teams, whilst ensuring quality based production.

ShiftLeader Benefits

  • £37,000
  • Exceptional working conditions
  • Superb long-term prospects
  • Friendly team
  • Consistent demand for products
  • Stable, high technology products

Duties Of Shift Leader

  • Lead, motivate and development of your team
  • Supervise all aspects of production
  • Planning and organising labour allocation
  • Extensive documented communication to prior and post shift
  • Participation with recruitment
  • Champion continuous improvements
  • Coach, develop and motivate your team
  • Performance management 
  • Manage holidays and absence 
  • Health and Safety compliance

Requirement of The Shift Leader

  • Significant experience of management at this level
  • To have gained your experience from within a manufacturing background
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience of working in a continuous improvement culture
  • Happy to work nights

The Shift Leader role is commutable from Redditch, Bidford-On-Avon, Pershore, Leamington Spa, Worcester, Tewksbury, Solihull, Moreton-In-Marsh, Henley-In-Arden

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


We have a great opportunity for an experienced Model Maker to join a product development team of consumer related products.

The company have gained global recognition over the last few years and are now looking to add new skilled team members to their SW Midlands based product development department.

The role will be part of the prototype development side of the business and will be responsible for creating various new and exciting products, that will form part of the company’s product development plans for the next few years.

Model Maker Benefits:

  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • Pension 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • 1pm Finish on Fridays

Duties of a Model Maker:

  • The role will be responsible for creating designs and constructs tools and parts in a variety of materials such as wood and plastic. Use blueprints, drawings, and/or CAD designs to create models according to established specifications. 

Requirements for a Model Maker:

  • A formal trained background in the form of an Apprenticeship
  • 3 – 5 years Prototyping Model Making experience 
  • Capable of using workshop machines, including lathe, milling machine etc.
  • Strong ability to produce working prototypes from a range of materials 
  • Understanding of fabrication methods
  • Experience of working with electrical and consumer products
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Positive attitude and good team working skills
  • Ideally some CNC experience

The position will offer the chance to be a part of fast paced NPD team using the latest in 3D printing technologies. Their model making studio is a brand-new industry leading studio with excellent equipment and opportunities.

Commutable from: Worcester, Birmingham, Stourbridge, Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Evesham

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering 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


We are a well-respected employer who produce products for a NON Automotive market sector, we are seeking to recruit a number of proven Maintenance Technicians, to join our maintenance team. 


  • Dependent on your chosen working hours we offer a starting salaries in the region of £31,500 - £36,750
  • Paid Overtime at Premium Rates
  • Company Pension
  • Stable Working Environment as we are a Key Worker Specific Sector.

Duties of a Maintenance Technician  

  • As a proven Maintenance Technician you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our plant, which will require you to have experience of supporting plant and equipment within either a manufacturing, process or production environment. 

Requirements of a Maintenance Technician  

  • You must hold formal Electrical qualifications to either a City & Guilds Level or NVQ standard and ideally be apprentice trained. The role will require you to have core electrical & reasonable mechanical abilities. 

The Maintenance Technician role is commutable from Bedworth, Coventry, Leamington, Nuneaton & Rugby

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


This is an opportunity for you to join a highly successful Manufacturing business based in Droitwich as a Production Buyer within a fast paced manufacturing environment. 

In exchange for their expertise the Production Buyer will receive:

  • A competitive salary of £35,000 depending on skills and experience.
  • Working Days Mon – Fri, early Friday finish
  • Busy and friendly manufacturing organisation

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the Production Buyer:

  • Develop and implement the commodity strategy to ensure achieving cost reductions without compromising the sustainable supply chain within rubber, fastener + metal pressing.
  • Co-ordinate work efficiently to ensure time bound targets are met for New Projects.
  • Make detailed comparisons between suppliers.
  • Identify areas of non compliance and closely monitor design changes 

Negotiate with customers / suppliers and maintain relationships with existing supplier base.

Skills & experience required for the Production Buyer:

  • Successful candidates will ideally hold a Business or Engineering Degree
  • To have gained your experience in a fast- paced production/manufacturing environment, ideally within Automotive Industry.
  • Excellent hands on negotiation skills and experience of supplier audit and quotation analysis.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing practice would also be advantageous.

The role is commutable from Droitwich, Worcester, Stourport, Bromsgrove, Redditch, Stourbridge, and surrounding areas.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Purchasing Recruitment Support since 1994