Job Description

One of the leading Technology Research and Development organisations in the Midlands are currently seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join their Chassis Project Development Team.

The company have over four decades of experience in the development and proving of electronic and mechatronic control and energy saving systems and applications for the Automotive sector. 

Reporting to the Head of Department the role will become an important part of the Chassis Group, where the role will be responsible for developing and designing software for high performance embedded systems. 

Software Engineer – Salary Package:

  • Salary £40,000 - £50,000
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme 
  • A Multiple Project Technology Environment. 

Duties of a Software Engineer will include:

Dealing with embedded software for microcontrollers, using design practices and software life cycles in line with the ISO2001:2008 quality system and high integrity design standards. Providing close coordination of project activities throughout the duration of the project between both the development teams and the customer. 

  • The interpretation of system requirements in collaboration with systems and hardware engineers to generate software requirements using semi-formal methods. 
  • Develop Code implementation using C/C++ programming languages, assembly language and automatic code generation from modelled environments. 
  • Undertake functional components, base software development and problem-solving within tight timescales 
  • The use of Autosar BSW configuration and integration 
  • The generation and execution of test plans and reports at all levels of the “V” life cycle, including unit/structural tests, integration tests and verification/validation tests 
  • The generation and formal review of technical documentation and artefacts from the design process 
  • Work to FMEA, HAZOP, FTA and other analysis techniques. 

What we are looking for in a Software Engineer

  • A formal qualification in engineering, or a science-based subject (Ideally Software or Electronic Engineering related)
  • Good industry experience in a similar role within an embedded system product development environment 
  • Good experience of programming using C, C++, C# and assembly languages 
  • Experience working with Autosar Base Software, Rte and SWC configuration 
  • Experience of using requirements management and specification tools e.g., DOORS, MKS Integrity 
  • Experience using configuration management tools e.g., MKS
  • Experience with software analysis methodologies and tools e.g., UML, Rhapsody
  • Experience with CAN based test tools e.g., CANoe, CANalyser, CANape, PCAN or ValueCAN
  • An ability to interpret circuit schematics and understand the basic operation of electronics hardware, especially microprocessor peripheral support circuitry
  • A good proficiency with standard office tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc

This is a great opportunity to be part of the generation of new energy saving and performance enhancing technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow. 

Commutable from: Coventry, Derby, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent, Birmingham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Stafford, West Bromwich

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



Design Engineer (Manufacturing & Assembly Environments)

We are currently working with a modern manufacturing facility based in the Wolverhampton area, who have been seeing extensive continued business and turnover growth since the start of 2021

The company operates in a modern production and assembly facility, and they are now seeking an internal Design Engineer to support their day-to-day process operations. This position will allow better and the smoother running of the Assembly Area of the business to ensure the build and sign-off of over 20,000 electro-mechanical products per year. 

  • £32,000 - £35,000
  • Bonus c£3,000
  • Pension 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Including Bank Hols)
  • 37.5 hrs per Week 
  • 1pm Finish on Fridays

Design Engineer Duties:

  • The role will focus on supporting the design of tooling (Jig & Fixtures), equipment and process systems used within the facility. This will require 2D & 3D CAD design skills to develop solutions to solve immediate issues on the shop floor as well as long term efficiency improvements across the team
  • To take the design lead on the identification, design and manufacture of equipment’s used across the manufacturing facility. Identifying and sourcing technology improvements and being a key design resource during new product developments for the company. 
  • The role will communicate regularly and update with the Operations Team and evaluate new designs and the production methods best used to manufacture the company’s products.
  • Create and maintain good documentation and records to ensure all projects are compliant, safe and effective.  
  • Reporting into the Operations Manager, the role will be a key part of the operations focus on a wide range of improvement projects, to ensure a more effective delivery of manufactured and assembled products for the future.

Design Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Design & commission jigs and fixtures to support assembly.
  • Create Manufacturing Plans
  • Maintain Manufacturing Plans using In-Design software
  • Create layout plans using 3D CAD 
  • Liaise with the internal R&D team to resolve component obsolescence issues
  • Technical Support for manufacturing equipment used in the area
  • Develop, maintain, and improve Manufacturing Processes and Controls
  • Lead and/or support Cost Reduction programs
  • Initiate and/or Support Capital Projects
  • Design, implement and improve Material Storage Systems
  • Initiate and/or support a culture of Continuous Improvement.
  • Manage the implementation of Engineering Change
  • Design and commission fixturing for the area
  • Provide technical/engineering support to our Suppliers
  • Work with R&D and Suppliers to manage change and introduction of new parts

Experience required for the Design Engineer role.

  • A formal qualification in Engineering or Design (Manufacturing/Electrical/Mechanical Eng degree or equivalent)
  • A strong background in creating design solutions for Shop Floor and manufacturing environments
  • CAD (3D Creo, Solidworks or similar)
  • Experienced in manufacturing process’ in the field
  • Machining design experience desired

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Design Engineer that has been involved in either a Process, Capital Equipment or DFM background, to join a busy and dynamic team within a fast-growing organisation.

Commutable from: Walsall, Wolverhampton, Stourbridge, Cannock, Dudley, Birmingham, Stafford, Telford, Shrewsbury

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


We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced HR Assistant or HR Coordinator to step up into a more autonomous HR role.  Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will assume full responsibility for the HR function within this established and growing global Tech company, and this will undoubtedly give the successful candidate the experience needed to develop into a HR Manager.

The successful candidate will support the growth plans of this company, and it is expected that as the organisation grows, then this role will also develop into a bigger HR position, making this a fantastic career opportunity for the successful candidate.

Initially you will be very involved in the recruitment and onboarding of new staff, and experience in this would be a distinct advantage, but you will also be involved in the full range of HR functions, including employee relations and absence management.

The successful HR Assistant / HR Coordinator will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Starting Salary - £24,000 DOE
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 20 Days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays

HR Assistant Duties:

  • HR attendance audit and payroll data collation
  • Hiring process, interview arrangements, and taking interview notes
  • Performance appraisal, disciplinary process and other HR general duties
  • Assisting other departments in preparing for events or business trips
  • Health and Safety and Data Protection complianc

HR Assistant Requirements:

  • At least 1 -2 years’ experience as a HR Coordinator or HR Assistant
  • Experienced in a stand-alone role, or ready to make the step up
  • UK driving licence
  • Great communication skills along with being results driven
  • The ability to ensure the optimal efficiency and productivity in the office

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Coordinator / HR Assistant to step up into a stand alone role and support the growth plans of a growing company.

This role is commutable from: Milton Keynes, Bedford, Northampton, Wellingborough, High Wycombe, Luton, Dunstable

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Technical Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994


For over 60 years, this business has been constantly evolving their product portfolio to meet the demands and ever-changing needs for some of the world’s largest industries. From the design of their first ever product, the business has sustained manufacturing excellence, setting the industry standard.

Today they operate from a purpose built, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Northampton, where they routinely design and develop system solutions for bespoke applications.

Development Engineer Package, Benefits and Hours

  • Salary £37,500 - £42,500, negotiable dependant on experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Death in service
  • Icome protection
  • Health insurance
  • Non-contractual annual profit share bonus
  • Support to apply for and/ or maintain your IMechE membership is available.
  • 33 days holiday 
  • 37 hours per week; Monday to Thursday 08:30am – 17:15pm, Fridays 08:30am – 12:30pm

Commutable From: Northampton, Leicester, Coventry, Milton Keynes, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Banbury

Development Engineer Candidate Essential Requirements

  • Proven Development Engineer, with Applications Engineering experience.
  • A 2.1 degree in Mechanical engineering with Aerospace/Automotive/Energy/Oil & Gas background together with 3 to 5 years of demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • Working knowledge and experience of CAD & PDM (preferably SolidWorks) and FEA tools (preferably ANSYS Workbench and/or SolidWorks Simulation).
  • Ability to create and interpret engineering drawings with GD&T. Ability to perform hand calculations for preliminary design, sizing, and stress assessment of static and rotating components.
  • Material selection ability and knowledge of conventional manufacturing processes.
  • Good understanding of Applied Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Metal Fatigue, Rotordynamics, and Vibrations along with a basic understanding of heat transfer, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics.
  • Quick learner with the ability to work independently and multitask, and the ability to write excel/VBA macros to create new or modify existing design tools.

Client is looking for an individual that is by nature innovative, proactive, and self-motivated. You will need a good interpersonal manner together with strong written and oral communication skills to deal with customers, suppliers, and internal departments. You will be commercially aware and have excellent time management abilities.

Development Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • The Development Engineer will support the Chief Applications Engineer in providing timely response to new application and product enquiries for driveline components, and turnkey test rigs for testing high-speed rotating machines such as e-motors, generators, aero engines, gearboxes, turbines, compressors, pumps, turbochargers etc.
  • Produce innovative designs/ideas and create workable and cost-effective solutions.
  • Assist in product costing and preparation of technical and commercial proposals and assist in new product development and product improvement activities including brainstorming, design, analysis, supplier selection and testing.
  • Create 3D CAD conceptual designs and 2D drawings.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing, assembly and testing to build in-house R&D test rigs for new product development.
  • The ability to conduct test schedules, document the results and present these findings clearly.
  • Work on short and long-term projects both in managing, documenting, and performing the project activities.
  • The selection and specification of suitable equipment suppliers and processes.

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


An outstanding opportunity has a risen for an Office Coordinator.

Do you have previous experience as an Office Coordinator in the recycling/waste industry? 

This role is perfect for someone who has good administration skills and is experienced in dealing with contractors’, suppliers and other departments.  

The successful Office Coordinator will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Starting Salary - £25,000 DOE (£11.40 / hour during the temp phase)
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • 23 Days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays 

Office Coordinator Duties:

  • Working with the operational managers to develop and deliver general administration 
  • Ensure all invoices are dealt with correctly and accurately in line with company procedures and policies
  • Raise purchase orders as and when required, maintaining spend data against budgets
  • Record and communicate minutes and actions as and when required 
  • Liaise with internal operations such as accounts team & other departments

Office Coordinator Requirements::

  • Must have solid administration experience and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • A need to have outstanding attention to accuracy and detail
  • Be able to communicate effectively with various staff, managers and clients
  • Comfortable with working to deadlines and able to prioritise workloads 
  • The ability to work safely and effectively in a large industrial environment

This is a dynamic role and suitable ideally for someone with experience in the Recycling/Waste industry. If you are looking to advance your career as an Office Coordinator, then this opportunity is for you.

This role is commutable from: Birkenhead, Liverpool, Wallasey, Ellesmere Port, St Helens, Warrington, Widnes

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Back Office Recruitment Support since 1994


An immediate start has a risen for a HR Specialist in the IT industry.

Are you a HR Specialist who has experience of the IT industry? In this role you will act as the first point of contact for all internal staff as well as potential candidates, while working closely with the MD, Finance/Operations and Internal Systems Managers. 

This is company who have over 1000 members of staff all over the world and are looking for an ambitious candidate who wants to join the company’s journey, whilst looking to advance their career as a HR Specialist

HR Specialist Duties:

  • HR attendance audit and payroll data collation
  • Hiring process, interview arrangement, and taking interview notes
  • Performance appraisal, disciplinary process and other HR general duties
  • Assisting other departments in preparing for events or business trips
  • Health and Safety and Data Protection compliance

HR Specialist Requirements:

  • Over a years’ experience working in a similar role 
  • Able to do overnight stays when required 
  • Clean UK driving licence
  • Great communication skills along with being results driven
  • The ability to ensure the optimal efficiency and productivity in the office 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to advance their career as a HR Specialist.

This role is commutable from: Milton Keynes, Bedford, Northampton, Wellingborough, High Wycombe, Luton, Dunstable


Are you a Process Engineer looking for your next challenge?  Would you like to be part of a busy, fast paced manufacturing organisation, who are super busy, who would embrace your ambition and experience?

No 2 days are ever the same here!  This is a very friendly, dynamic facility, and as their Process Engineer, you will be tasked with ensuring process capability and process improvement to existing and new programs.


  • £38,000 - £45,000 - Dependant on experience
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Busy, very friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact


  • Ensure process capability and provide support and process improvement to existing and new programs
  • Own and evaluate processes
  • Track project timing and escalate delays
  • Confirm feasibility and costs for engineering changes
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Evaluate layout proposals
  • Identify obsolescence
  • Carry out / support trials on site
  • Ensure processes are correct
  • Raise internal deviations
  • Support new product introductions


  • Ideally Degree educated, however equivalent experience is readily considered
  • You will have experience gained form within a manufacturing environment
  • Equipment specification and process optimisation knowledge
  • Assembly, vacuum / thermo forming, general industrial machinery / tooling, setting experience and FMEA
  • Microsoft office
  • A friendly disposition

This is a fast -paced manufacturing environment and would suit an energetic, dynamic individual

The role is commutable from Walsall, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield, Barton Under Needwood, Tamworth, Burton Upon Trent and Measham

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


Due to continued growth, this long-standing business is looking to recruit an experienced SHEQ Manager, on a part-time basis, covering two local sites.

Reporting to the senior management team, they can offer a varied and structured career for the right candidate.

24 hours per week will be required, they can offer flexibility on days worked.

Salary: £38,000 - £40,000, dependant on experience (pro-rata)

Commutable From: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Lichfield, Cannock, Tamworth

SHEQ Manager Candidate Requirements

  • Experience working within Quality, Environmental and H&S Management systems
  • Completing internal and external audits
  • Implementation of documentation and procedures
  • Experience managing ISO standards
  • The SHEQ Manager will have experience of delivering health & safety training
  • NEBOSH Health & Safety

SHEQ Manager Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented/followed
  • Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports suggesting improvements
  • Periodically monitor and update the company training matrix and organise training as required
  • Support the investigation of accidents and near misses and produce relevant statistics
  • Keep up to date all company ISO annual accreditations
  • Periodically review risk assessments for work activities and ensure these conform to the relevant guidance
  • Set up/attend H&S representative meetings. Each month you will report findings of internal audits and any significant H&S issues to the monthly senior management meeting
  • The SHEQ Manager may be required to deliver toolbox talks to the staff should we have a significant H&S incident

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


We are a well-respected employer within the manufacturing sector and are seeking to recruit proven Electrical Site Services Engineer, to join our onsite team. 


  • Negotiable starting salary in the region of £40,000
  • Paid Overtime at Premium Rates
  • Above Average Holiday Entitlement
  • Healthcare
  • Company Pension
  • Early Friday Finish.

Duties of an Electrical Site Services Engineer

  • As a proven Electrical Site Services Engineer you will be required to undertaken both planned and reactive maintenance to the sites electrical infrastructure and building services associated to the facility. 

Requirements of an Electrical Site Services Engineer

  • Have a proven background in undertaking Electrical Installation work (single & three phase) 
  • Have Experience of undertaking general DIY tasks 
  • Have Experience of undertaking statutory maintenance checks on Compressed Air Infrastructure, Fire Suppression Systems and Sub Stations 

The Site Services Engineer role is commutable from Alcester, Bromsgrove & Redditch

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