Job Description

Are you a Logistics Coordinator looking for a new challenge in a busy manufacturing organisation?

A friendly, busy manufacturing company have a requirement for a Logistics Co-ordinator to be the link between customers and manufacturing. This is a high- volume manufacturing environment, where they are very much at the forefront of new technology.

If you are a Logistics Coordinator, who has lots of energy, drive and determination and who positively thrives in a challenging, constantly changing environment, this could be just the job for you!

The role is commutable from Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, Hall Green, Tyseley, Dudley, Tamworth, Birmingham, Brownhills, Cannock, Coventry, Redditch and Aldridge 


  • £35,000 £38,000 - Dependant on experience 
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • Long established manufacturing Business
  • Well respected and well known
  • A genuine chance to make an impact


  • Link between customers and manufacturing
  • Analyse the Supply Control Centre
  • Ensure correct logistics procedures are followed
  • Monitor CHEP counts in line with customer demands
  • Control special transport costs
  • Agree what extraordinary costs can be passed to the customer
  • Attend daily meetings to report misses from previous day
  • Forklift Truck management to be controlled and reviewed
  • Maintain and control stocks on site


  • Relevant experience as Logistics Senior level
  • To have also worked in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience of special transport
  • A good level of IT literacy 
  • Stock management experience

This is a fast-paced environment, and this role would suit someone who is energetic, enthusiastic and motivated

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Logistics Recruitment Support since 1994



A global manufacturing company, very much at the very forefront of new technology have a requirement for a Senior Sourcing Buyer.  With nearly 100 years of experience behind them, supplying into120 countries worldwide, they are the market leader in their field.  A role for a Senior Sourcing Buyer is now available.  We are looking for a skilled and experienced individual with excellent procurement experience, coupled with strategic thinking and the ability to multi -task, and manage day to day site sourcing issues.

This is an exception opportunity to join a World Class manufacturing company.

This role is commutable from Redditch, Alcester, Worcester, Bromsgrove, Alvechurch, Leamington Spa, Banbury, Evesham and Tewksbury

Benefits of Senior Sourcing Buyer

  • £Negotiable
  • Day’s role
  • Large, long established successful Business
  • Free Parking
  • Genuine long-term career prospects available
  • Modern management approach
  • Excellent work / life balance 

Duties of Senior Sourcing Buyer

  • Working closely with the Purchasing Manger on the rollout of global sourcing strategies for commodities, and show an understanding of current and future demands
  • Supplier improvement and cost reduction opportunities
  • Ensure supply of purchased material
  • Identify supply chain risks
  • Supplier relationship management activities
  • Identify cost improvement opportunities
  • Manage supplier contracts and lead contract negotiation
  • Conduct supplier analysis

Requirement of Senior Sourcing Buyer

  • Degree level or equivalent experience in Procurement and Sourcing
  • You will have previous buying experience gained from within a manufacturing environment
  • Strategic and tactical procurement experience 
  • Contract management and an understanding of contractual law
  • A curious, creative problem solver
  • Strong negotiator
  • Excel, Word and Powerpoint knowledge
  • A strong self-starter

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Purchasing 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



This is your opportunity to join a business that has grown to be known as a specialist and successful manufacturer and supplier to hundreds of customers and projects in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

From their Leicester HQ, they have invested significantly in plant and resource so that they have the best in manufacturing processes and supply operation.

About the role Warehouse Operative Role 

  • To handle goods received, help support in the warehouse functions and maintain stock count.

Warehouse Operative Key Responsibilities

  • Unloading and signing for incoming deliveries
  • Book goods received in via computer
  • Place any goods received into the correct allocated places
  • Assist in picking the daily/weekly raw material for orders
  • Assist in de-coil coil on specific machinery
  • Maintain cleanliness of the yard/warehouse
  • Carry out perpetual inventory/stock checking
  • Help operatives in other units when supervisor is away

Warehouse Operative Specification

  • A Good level of communication via phone/emails
  • Adaptable, and problem-solving skills are essential
  • Previous experience in a warehouse is essential
  • Physical strength with the ability to lift heavy items throughout the day
  • Team worker but able to make informed decisions independently
  • Be able to work flexible hours
  • Product knowledge ideal but not essential
  • Forklift licence essential

Warehouse Operative Salary and Hours 

  • £21,000 - £22,000 negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Friday 6.30am – 4.00pm (45 Hours Per Week)
  • Pension Scheme
  • 23 days holiday plus statutory holiday (up to 4 days to be used for Christmas shutdown
  • Onsite parking
  • Permanent/Full Time

This Warehouse Operative role is Commutable from: Leicester, Coventry, Rugby, Loughborough

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Technical Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994


A role has become available for a Buyer, within a well-known, house-hold brand Manufacturing Company.

Their product range is huge, with a multitude of different products.  This is a fast-paced environment and the role of Buyer, would suit an energetic, 

This Buyer role is commutable from Manchester, Rochdale, Bury, Bolton, Halifax, Oldham and Blackburn

Benefits on Offer:

  • £30,000 
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • Long established manufacturing Business
  • Well respected and well known
  • A genuine chance to make an impact

Duties of Buyer:

  • Purchase ordering
  • Scheduling using SAP data
  • Supplier evaluation
  • Contract price negotiation
  • You will gain an understanding of their products
  • Selection of suppliers

Requirement for Buyer:

  • To have experience of MRP systems
  • You will have gained your experience from within a fast- paced manufacturing environment
  • Experience of Purchase Ordering and scheduling
  • To have an understanding of forecast changes and amendments
  • Supplier evaluation and selection exposure
  • To keep cool under pressure
  • Resilient and reliable
  • Ideally, you will be Apprentice trained
  • Happy to work Nights
  • We are looking for significant experience in Toolmaking, on new or existing tooling
  • Plenty of experience of using standard Toolroom equipment
  • Improving experience would be highly advantageous

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


This is an opportunity for an ambitious Design Engineer to join a growing and expanding business. The business is a supplier of quality systems for large engineering projects across a number of sectors. They work on systems within the power generation sector from hydroelectric power stations to critical plant within the nuclear industry. They also create systems to aid flood defence and fail-safe systems to combat the potential effects of natural disasters within cities.

Full product training will be given to the Design Engineer for this role. They design and manufacture complete hydraulic systems using Solidworks including Power Units, actuators and accumulators through to installation, commissioning and servicing.

Design Engineer Package

  • £25,000 - £30,000 dependant skill set and experience
  • 8.00am - 16.30pm Mon-Thurs, 8.00am - 15.30pm Fridays
  • 33 days holiday

Commutable From: Stafford, Uttoxeter, Stoke on Trent, Crewe, Leek, Congleton

Design Engineer Specification

  • The Design Engineer will have 3D CAD proficiency in producing quality detailed engineering drawings (Solidworks preferable)
  • HNC or equivalent in engineering is preferred, but isn’t essential
  • Knowledge or Hydraulic or Pneumatic Systems advantageous
  • Mechanical, Production or relevant Engineering background
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-Starter
  • Excellent time management skills, able to balance priorities of multiple projects
  • Knowledge of a wide range of manufacturing techniques

Design Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and designing Hydraulic Schematics, General arrangements, Actuators and Manifolds
  • Production of Bills of Materials
  • Liaising with customers to refine requirement and design parameters
  • Working on projects from original concept to complete manufacture

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


We are a well-respected employer within the heavy engineering sector and are seeking to recruit proven Pipe Fitter / Welder, to join our team. 

Pipe Fitter Welder Benefits: 

  • £26,000
  • Paid Overtime at Premium Rates
  • Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Genuine Support to enable you to continue your Academic Engineering journey into higher education. 

Duties of a Pipe Fitter Welder   

  • As a proven Pipe Fitter Welder you will be required to undertake both Installation and maintenance across our plant, which will require you to have experience of  soldered, screwed, flanged and crimped industrial pipework allied to also holding TIG and ideally Coded welding skills working with an array of materials.

Requirements of a Pipe Fitter Welder   

  • Ideally you will hold formal Apprenticeship, however must hold either a City & Guilds Level 2 or NVQ 2 Standard qualification in Pipe Fitting, Welding or Mechanical Engineering. 

This is a great opportunity to move your career into a straight day working 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 Maintenance Engineer role is commutable from Birmingham, Dudley, Smethwick, Wednesbury, West Bromwich & Oldbury

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


We are a well-respected employer who are seeking to recruit an experienced Maintenance Engineer / Fitter to join our established DAY SHIFT maintenance team. 


  • £29,000
  • Paid Overtime
  • Excellent Holidays
  • Company Pension alongside other key benefits
  • Stable working environment and classified as an Essential Key Worker. 

Duties of a Hydraulic Engineer

  • Working with a team of Maintenance Engineers you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance activities across our plant. 

Requirements of a Hydraulic Engineer

  • You must hold formal mechanical qualifications (and ideally be apprentice trained too), with proven experience as a Maintenance Engineer / Fitter supporting plant and equipment within a robust manufacturing or heavy engineering environment. 

The role is commutable from Blackheath, Cradley Heath, Halesowen, Quarry Bank & Rowley Regis.

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