Job Description

Quantity Surveyor (Infrastructure) 

We are currently working with a company that operates nationwide, providing integrated consultancy services for major infrastructure and development schemes, who has a reputation of designing and delivering some of the most complex projects in the UK.

As an organisation they have a proven track record of delivery in residential, commercial, retail, public and infrastructure sectors, with significant project experience in planning, designing and delivering strategic highways and bridges, flood alleviation works, transport plans, major utility installations, high rise buildings, new towns, schools/leisure centres, public buildings and business parks.

Their teams are structured to provide efficient, cost effective and dynamic advice, often against challenging timescales and with significant complexities. 

The Quantity Surveyor role within the company will require an enthusiastic, dynamic, and motivated individual with a junior or experienced background working as a Quantity Surveyor in recent times.

This is a great opportunity for a successful candidate to join the business in a role offering the prospect to work with experienced Quantity Surveyors and Project Consultants and provide a wide range of development consultancy services.

  • Viability Analysis.
  • Commercial and Contract Advice.
  • Contract Administration.
  • Cost Planning and Reporting.

The Quantity Surveyor position will offer the chance to work on some of the largest development programmes in the UK, taking the project lead and driving forward the key stages of project design and delivery.

Based in the organisations building in Southwest Birmingham, the position will liaise and work with other parties and travel when needed to visit and support projects throughout their delivery stages and lifecycles.

Experience Required 

  • A formal Qualification in Quantity Surveying 
  • Fully conversant with MS office – Word, Excel Outlook, Project 
  • Some recent exposure of Quality Management Systems 
  • 12 – 18 months post qualification sector experience 

If you are looking to progress your career in a driven environment working on nationally significant development and infrastructure projects and are looking to extend your experience within the field of QS, please get in touch.

Good Salary Package, Pension, Career Progression 

Commutable from Birmingham, Coventry, Warwick, Leicester, Oxford, Worcester, Lichfield

Probe Technical Recruitment, Celebrating 26 Years of Technical Engineering Recruitment Excellence

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We are a well-respected employer within the engineering sector and are seeking to recruit proven Senior Site Civil Engineer to lead our sites services team, who support our 15-acre facility.   

Benefits: 

In return for your Civil Engineering / Site Management skills and experience, we offer a starting salary in the region of £34K, Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme, Company Pension & Stable Working Environment as we are a Key Worker Specific Sector.

Duties of a Senior Site Civil Engineer

As a proven Senior Site Civil Engineer, you will be required to manage the planned and reactive maintenance activities of the site services team, whilst also undertaking statutory inspection for compliance across the facility. 

The role will see you managing a wide range of infrastructure based work such as brickwork, structural concrete, roadways, effluent & storm drains and general facilities maintenance such as carpentry and painting / decorating across our large and ageing facility that will see you not only manage remedial works but also work on new developments on site. 

Requirements of a Senior Site Civil Engineer

You must hold formal Apprenticeship and be qualified to a minimum of an HNC standard in Civil Engineering or a construction discipline. Linked to a proven background in managing small teams undertaking similar works. 

This is a great opportunity to move your career into a single sited role, with an early Friday finish, where you will not only gain an incredible benefits package, but also be secure in the knowledge that you will be in a stable working environment and classified as a Key Worker . 

The Senior Site Civil Engineer role is commutable from Birmingham, Dudley, Smethwick, Wednesbury, West Bromwich & Oldbury

 

A global player in the field of specialist process and production machinery are currently seeking a Project Manager to join their project post-sales systems design and installation team. 

The company have a strong track record of offering their customers a complete turn-key service of providing state-of-the-art machinery and the project management of the delivery and installation of orders to customers sites, including managing plant design, process monitoring, control and automation, mechanical and electrical engineering, steelwork design, abatement systems and extraction systems installation.  

Often working to busy project schedules, the team will take responsibility for the final installation and assembly of the final order - Dry Commissioning, Wet Commissioning and finally Site Acceptance Tests (SAT)

The position will report to the Managing Director and will be based from the organisations West Midlands office, but regular travel to Europe and further a field will also play a major part of the role at certain points of projects. 

The position will be Project Engineering orientated and will incorporate a wide range of activities, including project planning, plant and process machinery layout design - PFD and P&ID, proposals and feasibility studies, supplier liaison, sub-contractor management, mechanical and material calculations and evaluations, considerations of HAZOP’s, ATEX and other industry standard requirements. 

Good applicants for this position would have come from a Chemical, Pharmaceutical or Food process or production machinery delivery and installation background, with a good appreciation of mechanical and electrical engineering principles. 

Applicants should also be familiar with CAD and be able to create systems layout diagrams. 

This is a great opportunity for a Project Manager to join a large established organisation, where project ownership and delivery responsibility will be offered (Projects Values c£40,000 - £2Million) 

Project Manager Requirements:

  • A formal qualification in engineering (HND/ Degree) Chemical / Mechanical or Electrical 
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the design and delivery of process and production machinery 
  • Good exposure of managing projects on customers sites (Overseas) 
  • A good knowledge and the ability to use CAD 
  • A good Mechanical appreciation of ancillary equipment and components (Pumps, Hydraulics, Power etc.) 
  • A good working knowledge of reading and creating P&ID’s, PFD’s 
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Strong self-management and project engineering skills 
  • Willingness to travel at short notice 

Benefits of the Project Manager role:

  • The company offer a friendly working environment, with flexible working hours and 1pm finishes on Fridays. 
  • Attractive Salary with annual reviews 
  • Annual Bonus 
  • Good Pension 
  • Healthcare
  • Company Expenses Account 
  • Laptop and Mobile Phone 
  • Good Career Prospects 
  • International Career Opportunities 

This position is commutable from, Birmingham, Coventry Leicester, Oxford, Stafford, Warwick, Wolverhampton, Worcester, 

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

Benefits

Negotiable Salary (DOE), Homeworking, Car Allowance, Company Pension, Private Medical Insurance & Life Insurance

Role Overview

  • Client is looking to recruit an experienced Piling Design Engineer, to work within their estimating team, who is looking to progress their career, working within a homeworking role. As a business, they are committed to the professional development of their employees and this is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and expanding business.
  • The teams principal objective is to identify new business opportunities by preparing design solutions, estimates and tender proposals for the delivery of a variety of piling disciplines that meets the customer’s needs and in accordance with the Company’s Sales and Commercial Strategy.
  • The role is design and estimating. You will need to be proficient in working with relevant design software and have an understanding of the estimating process. You will be expected to work from a bill of quantities or a set of drawings and any other form of enquiry documents a client will issue and provide piling designs and price estimates for everything from a one-off scheme to ongoing projects which will be completed over several months.
  • You will be required to follow a project through with any design requirements as the project develops or progresses.
  • You will be expected to have combined site experience with quantity surveying skills, commercial acumen and a mind capable of financial analysis.
  • This is a customer focused role that requires you to have the ability to engage with clients to determine their needs and articulate those requirements in order to provide a solution-based proposal.

Design and Estimating Skills Required

  • Interpret architectural engineering plans, blueprints and specification drawings to determine the scope of works
  • Check the tender requirements against the Company’s governance procedure and accordance with the Company’s Sales and Commercial Strategy to determine the most appropriate engineering design solution for the installation of sheet steel, driven or bored piles, etc
  • Prepare designs for fully embedded retaining walls, cantilever and propped solutions, bearing piles either bored driven or VCC using information supplied by the client or suitable generic engineering values for the soil strata present on site 
  • In conjunction with the Contracts Manager, conduct site inspections for tender understanding, analysis of conditions, assessment of risk and identification of activities that may or may not be shown in the tender documents
  • Review contract conditions and incorporate the Company’s requirements within a written tender submission document
  • Liaise with client on an ongoing basis to determine progress of tender
  • Comply with stated Company policies and procedures relating to health and safety legislation

Essential Qualifications and Work Experience

  • BA Engineering / Civil Engineering – or equivalent in relevant experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience in heavy civil engineering

Working Hours

  • Minimum 40 hrs per week as dictated to meet the needs of the business.
  • The pressure and fixed nature of deadlines means some late nights may be needed. Overnight stays are rare, but you will need to travel to meet clients on site.

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 


This opportunity is for a successful Installations Supervisor, who has experience installing on site a range of construction type buildings, including structural steel. 

This highly successful construction manufacturing company, who are one of the biggest volumetric suppliers within the UK are looking for a forward thinking, self-starter with eye for detail, to join the Installations team, as a site supervisor to work on site at various sites around the UK. 

This is an opportunity that can offer security and varied work, with 5-10 years’ worth of projects in place. Being one of the largest suppliers into Defence, Retail, Commercial and Education, every day is different, varied, and excited.

Applications are welcomed from those who are currently or have previously worked in construction, as a site supervisor or site manager, who have worked in erection. The candidates must have relevant site supervisor cards and a PASMA Card.

In exchange for their expertise the Installations Supervisor will receive:

  • A Competitive package
  • 25 days holidays + Stats 
  • Relevant working away expenses
  • Free Beverages
  • Medical cover 

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the Installations Supervisor:

  • Oversee site installations
  • Site safety audits
  • Perform necessary H&S paperwork
  • Monitor quality of workmanship & performance
  • Attend site meetings
  • Progress control

Skills Required for the Installation Supervisor:

  • Team player and good lone worker, with initiative to work independently
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a Site Supervisor for a construction Contractor
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to read Construction Drawings **ESSENTIAL**
  • Experience working with sub-contractors and other trades people
  • Valid CSCS card
  • SSSTS or equivalent
  • PASMA card
  • Self-sufficient, self-starter
  • Willing to learn new skills

If you are Enthusiastic, Driven, looking for challenge then contact me today.

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford

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

 

This is your opportunity to join a UK leading business, who are very long-standing, well respected and continuing to lead the way in their industry.

From their Midlands HQ, they support clients across a multitude of industries, including Engineering, Rail, Construction, Energy and Material Handling.

Benefits Include:

  • £35,000 - £45,000 negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays
  • Life Insurance
  • Free Parking

Role Function

Reporting to the Head of Commercial, the function of this role is to assist in controlling, monitoring, recording and analysing costs and resources relating to company contracts and enhancing the value of contracts through effective financial control.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out contract reviews, conduct valuations and the pricing of variations
  • In conjunction with the Contracts Manager prepare and monitor client accounts, along with conducting measurements and surveying duties on site
  • Carry out cost value reconciliation’s (profit and loss), preparation of contract documents. Check job costings against quoted figures, chase agreement on prices
  • Development of knowledge relevant to contract conditions
  • Chase instructions and ensure we have received written instruction from Project Manager (authority signature). File manual site instructions and keep electronic filing folders
  • Meet with Client (QS) on weekly/fortnightly/monthly basis as project requires
  • Ensure applications are completed on time with Contracts Manager and are issued to commercial. Agree final account with Contracts Manager
  • Liaise with other subcontractors employed by the Company and negotiate with the client and members of the professional team. Calculate accounts and actively negotiate final accounts and payments

Candidate Specification

  • Good knowledge and understanding of construction & steelwork activity
  • Excellent financial and numerical skills and sound commercial awareness
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good communication and negotiating skills
  • Understanding of building law and regulations, contract law and health and safety law
  • Quantity Surveying qualification

Salary and Hours 

  • £35,000 - £45,000 negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays

Commutable From: Leicester, Loughborough, Derby, Burton upon Trent, Nottingham, Tamworth, Hinckley

 

Are you an experienced Professional in the Material planning and Logistics industry looking to join a business that is bucking the current trend?

This is a superb opportunity to be part of a well- established manufacturing business, who with increased production, now have a requirement for a Material Planner.

In this role you will be responsible for controlling a supplier portfolio to ensure that materials are delivered on time in full managing all data and communication between the plant and Supplier

DUTIES

  • Using MRP / SAP to ensure optimised material requirements planning is achieved.
  • Maintain and issue supplier Schedules 
  • Control of supplier requirements and ensuring that ordering and delivery is in line with supplier lead times and payment terms.
  • Working with Production to understand exceptional material requirements translating into material delivery plans. 
  • Liaise with MP&L Logistics Analyst regarding material requirements and timed changes to minimise scrap and obsolescence costs. 
  • Control of delivery notes.
  • Control of Supplier packaging levels and regular reporting of stock levels and damage container control to minimise financial impact.
  • Provide comprehensive efficient logistics support to all areas of the business 
  • Work with projects and purchasing to support change control and new product introduction.
  • Liaise with the third party and Supplier transport companies 
  • Control of SAP master data for allocated portfolio to ensure stock optimization delivery of Supplier requirements and business objectives. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong IT skills
  • MRP skills, preferably SAP
  • Excellent experience of Material Planning from within a fast- paced manufacturing background would be beneficial
  • Superb analytical skills
  • Essential – outstanding communication skills

BENEFITS:

  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • Pension

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s most exciting manufacturing firms in the region, with great development opportunities and support and training available.

Please send me your CV or give me a call to discuss. We have other similar roles available too!!

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

 

Due to an upturn in orders, a position of MP& L (Logistics) Analyst has arisen. This is a busy manufacturing environment, and they can offer an IMMEDIATE START.

There is an increased and steady demand for their services and products and as their MP&L Analyst, you will be responsible for controlling a customer portfolio, to ensure that parts are delivered on time.  You will be joining a friendly team and there is plenty of scope for potential for progression.

DUTIES:

  • Manage all data and communication between plant and customer
  • Review customer call off and demand in line with forecast
  • Download customer schedules and provide analysis of customer schedules and highlight variances
  • Customer interface for MP & L issues and deliveries
  • Working closely with Production to understand product availability
  • Liaise with Material Planning regarding material requirements
  • Control customer packaging levels
  • Control of SAP master data and ensure stock optimisation

REQUIREMENTS:

  • You will have gained your relevant experience from within a high- volume manufacturing environment
  • Strong MRP operational skills, preferably SAP but not essential
  • Excellent IT skills, MS Office, Excel and PowerPoint
  • This is a challenging but highly rewarding opportunity and would suit a driven, focused and highly motivated individual

BENEFITS:

  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • Days
  • Stability of being part of a busy manufacturing organisation
  • This is a superb opportunity for you to make a swift impact
  • Excellent career potential

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

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

 

Graduate Manufacturing Engineer

We are seeking a recent graduate, who has gained work experience during a placement year within an engineering / manufacturing environment. 

The company I am currently supporting are seeing a steady upturn in the demand for their products and are looking to strengthen their Production/ Planning and Assembly Project Management Team with a Graduate Manufacturing Engineer.

The company produces a high volume of products for the engineering sector and these products comprise of small parts and components that are sourced from suppliers across globe to be assembled to a high quality standard in the West Midlands plant. They work to fast lead times and needs to plan at least 3 months in advance of future projects and programmes to ensure the availability of stock, components and materials are in place.

The role will be working for the Operations Manager and assisting in the day-to-day activities of maintaining the manufacturing and assembly systems and processes to ensure the effective role out of new orders are met. This will involve becoming a key coordinator of information between all departments and teams and implementing improvements to increase efficiency and quality of daily operations. 

The Graduate Manufacturing Engineer will hold key responsibilities for scheduling and planning and the reconfiguration of production cells, communicating and liaising with the R&D and Operations teams for upcoming projects to ensure the smooth delivery of projects and implement efficiency improvements.

The Graduate Manufacturing Engineer will need the following Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Degree qualification in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering (2.1 ideally)
  • Some working or internship experience of working in either an operations, manufacturing, production or project engineering environment. (6 months)
  • Excellent communication and IT Skills (Excel a must) 
  • Willingness to travel at short notice 
  • Strong self-management skills with the ability to project plan.
  • Good presentation and report writing skills 
  • Commercial Awareness 
  • Strong self-accountability awareness 

This is a great opportunity for a Graduate to join a fast-track career path, where responsibilities and duties will grow quickly in the role over a short period of time. The company has a strong track record of growing and developing their staff into mid and senior management positions and offering a rewarding and progressive career path.

Package:

  • £22,000 - £25,000
  • Pension 
  • Bonus 
  • Career Development Schedule 
  • 8 – 5pm Mon – Thurs – 8 – 1.30 Fri

Commutable from Birmingham, Worcester, Coventry, Lichfield, Derby 

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