Senior Logistics Analyst

Job Description


A very special role has become available for a Senior Logistics Analyst where you will have the chance to join a World-renowned organisation, who supply their products into a wide range of different industry sectors. 

They have over 250 facilities world-wide, with up to 70,000 staff employed & their products are supplied into not only the automotive, defence, motorsport and aftermarket.

This is a Senior role, and it will entail taking a Lead role in the day to day running of the Logistics Department so if you are a Senior Logistics Analyst  who is thinking about your next step in your career, but need a stable, growing organisation, this could be just the right next step for you.

The role is commutable from Birmingham, Leamington Spa, Nuneaton, Coventry, Rugby, Knowle and Tamworth


  • £40,000 - £45,000
  • Smart pay Pension Scheme with 6% Employer contribution
  • Life Assurance x4
  • Attendance bonus paid annually of £540
  • 33 days holiday with one-week shutdown in summer and Christmas
  • Free car parking
  • Subsidised canteen facility
  • 37.5 hour working week with an early finish on Fridays
  • Growing, Stable, Progressive organisation
  • Stable and continuing to grow


  • Take a Lead role in the day to day running of the Logistics Department
  • Deputise for the Logistics Manager
  • Drive forward the Logistics and Despatch areas with new strategies in a changing environment
  • Express Freight
  • Stock adjustments / Cycle counts
  • 8D Reports
  • SAP Lead
  • Order Book Control
  • ISWR’s
  • Lead Despatch Team, which will include reviews, holidays and Overtime


  • Qualification in either Freight Forwarding or Materials Management Diploma level or equivalent
  • Strong experience from within a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Previous Supervisory experience would be advantageous
  • SAP knowledge 
  • Sales and Distribution knowledge
  • Freight forwarding experience
  • This is a fast-paced, dynamic working environment and would suit if you are someone that thrives under pressure with strong communication skills

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Logistics Recruitment Support since 1994




An opportunity for a Material Planner has become available to join a very busy, friendly manufacturing environment.

This is a busy manufacturing organisation, who are experiencing a steep upturn in work, which is offering greater stability and consistency.  

As the Material Planner, you will be given responsibility for ensuring a continuous raw material supply into their UK plants.

If you are a Material Planner, who is looking for an opportunity, that can offer you stability and growth, look no further!

The role is commutable from Coventry, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Daventry, Redditch, Banbury, Alcester and Evesham


  • £35,000 - £38,000
  • Day’s position
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work Pension and Good holidays
  • Free parking
  • Excellent long-term prospects
  • Plenty of development and progression


  • Ensure continuous raw material supply to all plants here in the UK
  • Review daily potential issues and risk to supply to plant
  • Daily review of stock
  • Maintenance of MRP parameters
  • Weekly supplier schedule releases
  • Daily supplier arrears reporting
  • Regular analysis of top materials by value to identify cost saving activities
  • Management of supplier delivery slots and transport needs
  • Vendor management
  • Essential that you have experience of Material Planning
  • Ideally, you will have gained your experience from within a manufacturing environment
  • MRP knowledge, SAP would be beneficial but not essential
  • This would suit a motivated, energetic individual
  • Results orientated

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



I am workimg with a busy International manufacturing organisation whi have an urgent requirement for a LOGISTICS ANALYST. They are ever evolving in order to keep pace with new technology, this makes it an exciting and highly rewarding organisation to be part of.

This role is commutable from Leamington Spa, Warwick, Coventry, Birmingham, Solihull, Stratford Upon Avon, Daventry, Redditch, Rugby and Banbury


  • £30,000 - £35,000 
  • Flexible Hours
  • Free parking
  • Second to none prospects
  • Excellent Company Pension and holidays
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • Long-established manufacturing Business
  • Well respected and well known
  • A genuine chance to make an impact


  • Cycle count – ensure daily / weekly cycle counts
  • Daily liaison with customers
  • Material planning using SAP
  • Aftermarket account management
  • Integration / analysis of customer EDI
  • Customer Account management
  • Customer status Report
  • Container management
  • SAP/ Paperwork


  • Relevant Logistics and Inventory Control experience
  • You will have gained your experience from within a manufacturing environment
  • Good knowledge of SAP / MRP systems however other similar software will be considered
  • Previous experience of dealing with highly demanding customers would be very beneficial
  • This would suit an energetic motivated individual, who thrives under pressure
  • A high level of computer literacy is desired.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Logistics Recruitment Support since 1994


The Planner / Buyer will be responsible for purchasing and negotiating fabrication materials from one or more vendors in support of the site strategy.  This requires evaluating vendor quotes and services to determine the most desirable suppliers, a familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the manufacturing procurement field. 

Planner / Buyer Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • Salary £28,000 - £30,000 dependant on experience
  • 7:30am – 4:00pm, 1:30pm finish on Friday’s (37.5 hours per week)
  • The opportunity to work within a globally recognised business
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Managed Occupational Health service
  • Retail shopping discount programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Bike to Work scheme

Commutable From: Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Burton upon Trent, Coventry, Tamworth

Planner / Buyer Candidate Specification

  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years of procurement experience, preferably in a heavy manufacturing or industrial environment.
  • Proficient computer skills in MS Office. (Word, Excel, Outlook), with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Purchasing & Engineering Change experience in an MRP environment
  • Strong ability to assess engineering drawings and proceed to RFQ based on supplier capability, strong negotiating skills, ability to multitask, prioritize work and work closely with other departments.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the procurement field.
  • Be able to take responsibility for resolution of issues.
  • You should be self-motivated, and results orientated and be able to work to time constraints & use own initiatives to solve problems.

Planner / Buyer Key Tasks

  • Buying responsibility for designated fabrication vendors to support plant & chamber production.
  • Ensure inventory levels are kept within set targets.
  • Support efforts to reduce RAW & WIP inventory.
  • Identify opportunities & support efforts to reduce cost.
  • Support NPPD activities, when requested.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Works with operations, planning and organizing all tasks.
  • The Planner / Buyer will review purchase request for material via MRP or manual purchase requisition.
  • Monitor purchase orders & net demand schedules to ensure required ‘need dates’ are achieved.
  • Must be able to develop excellent working relationship with both internal and external customers as well as suppliers.
  • Maintain supplier relationships in order to drive cost reductions while continually achieving the highest level of quality material.
  • Ability to interface with company and supplier senior management. Excellent negotiation, presentation, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Plan & expedite the required material to ensure availability to meet production demand whilst maintaining inventory levels to a minimum and in line with set targets.

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


Transport Compliance Auditor

This is an opportunity for you to join a highly successful Delivery business based in Cannock to oversee and audit legal and procedural compliance of transport and fleet activities.

This is a new role within the transport team and you would be joining a successful and growing organisation.

In exchange for their expertise the Transport Compliance Auditor will receive:

  • A competitive salary of up to £26,000 depending on skills and experience.
  • Working 9am – 5pm Monday – Friday.
  • Opportunity to develop skills and make an impact, there is the opportunity for future progression within this role.

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the Transport Compliance Auditor:

  • Audit and monitor all aspects of transport procedures
  • Audit compliance of Health & Safety risk assessments within the department
  • Conduct internal Audits of transport Administration processes 
  • Audit driver and supplier compliance with company processes and procedures.
  • Contribute to training and development of the team.

Skills & experience required for the Transport Compliance Auditor:

  • Successful candidates will hold a good understanding of transport legislation and compliance and will ideally be CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) qualified.
  • Excellent analytical skills and an attention for detail.
  • Ability to generate, analyse reports and report objectively.
  • A strong communicator (both verbal and written) you will hold abilities with Microsoft office applications including Excel.
  • Health & Safety awareness of self, surroundings and team.

The role is commutable from Burntwood, Cannock, Lichfield, Rugeley, Tamworth, Aldridge, Walsall and surrounding areas.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Logistics Recruitment Support since 1994



Another brilliant opportunity for a Field Service Engineer to join an expanding fleet of engineers for a company based near Telford. My client is a specialist in all types of engineering. 

As a Field Service Engineer, you will be required to install, commission and service CNC machines, Presses and Saws. You will also be attending breakdowns and providing a planned maintenance service for clients across the UK. This role will require you to travel and occasionally stop overnight. 

Field Service Engineer Benefits:

  • £28,000 - £30,000 + OT at premium rates. (OTE £36,000). 
  • Fully expensed company car. 
  • All travel and overnight stops paid for. 
  • Mobile phone. 
  • Paid Door to Door. 
  • Company pension.
  • Generous holiday entitlement.  
  • Loads of training. 

Duties of the Field Service Engineer include:

  • Servicing of timber machinery. 
  • Installation & commissioning of machinery. 
  • Carry out site training. 
  • Carry out risk assessments. 
  • Attend breakdowns and carry out repairs.  
  • Ensure that repairs are carried out safely and with minimum supervision. 
  • Flexibility. 

Requirements of a Field Service Engineer include: 

  • 18th Edition.
  • NVQ Level 3 (Electrical or Mechanical). 
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics experience. 
  • 3-Phase knowledge. 
  • Strong fault-finding abilities.

A huge opportunity to join a growing team of Field Service Engineers at a great company with lots of benefits. 

This Field Service Engineer position is commutable from: Telford, Shifnal, Bridgnorth, Wolverhampton, Kidderminster, Stourport and surrounding areas.

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



A fantastic opportunity for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer to join a huge furniture manufacturing site based in Wolverhampton. The site employs over 300 people and has around 42 different types of machines. 

My client is looking for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer who will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all production equipment, keeping down-time to a minimum. You will also be responsible for all facilities' maintenance on site.

This role is a double day’s shift pattern 6:00am – 2:00pm / 2:00pm - 10:00pm.  

Electrical Maintenance Engineer Role Benefits:

  • Salary £34,000
  • Company Bonus  
  • 26 Days Holiday + BH  
  • Company Pension. 
  • Free Parking.

Duties of Electrical Maintenance Engineer include:

  • Diagnose and repair machine faults.
  • Assist with all facilities electrical work. 
  • Ensure all machines are running at all times.
  • Respond to breakdowns. 
  • Carryout TPM and PPM work. 
  • Open communication with shift leaders. 

Electrical Maintenance Engineer Requirements include: 

  • Recognised electrical qualifications. 
  • Apprentice trained. 
  • Facilities maintenance. 
  • CNC experience advantageous. 
  • Be able to work on your own and in a team. 

An overall brilliant opportunity to join a very well-established company in the Wolverhampton area. If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you please apply to find out more details.  

This Electrical Maintenance Engineer position is commutable from: Wolverhampton, Bilston, Dudley, Willenhall, Walsall, Wednesbury, Birmingham, and surrounding areas

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



This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Account Manager who has strong experience in the Manufacturing or IT Sales/Solutions industry. As the Account Manager it will be your role to grow sales with the existing accounts and new accounts. 

  • Starting Salary - £45,000 + DOE
  • Very high Commission Scheme  
  • Hybrid Working
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Company Car + Onsite Parking 

If you have experience as an Account Manager from either the Manufacturing or IT Sales/Solutions/Software background, then this could be the ideal position for you. 

Account Manager Duties:

  • Deliver commercial presentations, proposals & negotiate on behalf of the company
  • Attend customer meetings and provide monthly and quarterly sales forecasts
  • Identify, implement & manage revenue growth campaigns
  • Promote the cross-selling of equipment, service & consumable products
  • Respond to RFP (Request for Proposal), RFQ (Request for Quotes) & commercial tenders on behalf of the company

Account Manager Requirements:

  • Experience in a similar role, proven track record of sales success.
  • Preferred experience in a Retail B2B environment IT solutions related sales experience.
  • Experience of an established Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system and its application and importance in day-to-day duties
  • MS Office proficiency with a good understanding of IT, software & IT solutions
  • Full driving license

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Account Manager, Sales Manager, Account Director, Business Development Manager, Area Sales Manager or Sales Manager

This role is commutable from: Birmingham, Tamworth, Worcester, Derby, Burton on Trent, Coventry, Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, Cannock, Walsall, Telford or Rugby

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994