Job Description

We have a unique opportunity, for a Toolmaker to join a small, expanding business.

Are you a Toolmaker, looking for a role that can offer your long term prospects and a future where you will be part of a friendly organisation and where your technical expertise will be valued.

Benefits on Offer for the Toolmaker Role:

  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • Excellent Pension and Holidays
  • Outstanding long- term prospects
  • Paid Overtime
  • Bonus
  • Days

The Toolmaker Duties will include:

  • Produce tooling for new designs
  • Maintain existing tooling, and jigs and fixtures
  • Using manual machines, such as turning and milling
  • Operate CNC Vertical milling machines
  • Program the CNC machines, if you have the ability
  • Metal spinning
  • Involvement in decision making regarding new technologies, materials

The Toolmaker Individual Requiremenmts:

  • It is essential that you have press tooling experience
  • Ideally, you will also have CNC knowledge, and programming would be highly beneficial
  • Deep drawn presswork would also be advantageous
  • Experience using a Charmilles Wire Eroder would be useful

The Toolmaker role is commutable from: Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Birmingham, Tamworth, Coventry, Worcester

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



We have a requirement for a Production Manager to direct the daily operations of the build and assembly of bespoke products against high volume orders, whilst overseeing a production facility consisting of 130+ personnel. 

Based in the Southwest Birmingham area the company has a proud history of delivering quality products on time and to specification against short lead times. 

  • Salary - £55,000 - £60,000
  • Holidays – 33 Days 
  • Pension – Contribution 

Duties of the Production Manager

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of multi-disciplined teams (Production, Procurement, Quality and Stock Control)
  • Create and maintain strong planning and JIT (Just-In-Time) strategies, with a focus on delivery. 
  • Training and ensuring continuous improvements are carried out throughout the entire production facility. 
  • Maintain excellent communication streams and avenues between all relevant departments to ensure effective advanced planning can be achieved and put in place well before capacity levels are met.
  • Delegate team leaders to ensure operational requirements are adhered to and maintained.
  • Liaise and be part of the Senior Management Team and assist in taking the company forward in a positive direction. 

Requirements for the Production Manager position 

  • A proven recent history of managing medium to large size production and manufacturing facilities.
  • Good exposure of working within a fast paced and JIT environment. 
  • Excellent understanding of all the associated departments that allow a modern production facility to operate effectively (Procurement, Supply Chain, Stock Management, Quality and Planning)
  • A formal qualification in Manufacturing or similar 
  • Excellent people management and communication skills 
  • Experience of the delivery of multiple bespoke products through Production or Manufacturing, strongly desired.
  • Experience of producing products in either of the Aerospace, Automotive, Retail, Marine or Consumer Goods sectors would be preferred.

This is a great position for an experienced Manager to part of an establish and successful organisation where continued growth, investment and expansion is at the forefront of the Boards intentions.

Commutable from Birmingham, Coventry, Redditch, Worcester, Warwick, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Stourbridge

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


An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a MANUFACTURING CELL MANAGER within a Birmingham based organisation.

As their MANUFACTURING CELL MANAGER, you will be given a stable, friendly, team to manage, with extensive Senior management support.  This is a fantastic opportunity, for a strong MANUFACTURING CELL MANAGER to join a successful Company, who continue to grow and expand, even despite recent difficult times.


  • £50,000 
  • Excellent Pension and holiday entitlement 
  • Busy manufacturing organisation
  • Friendly team
  • Super supportive Management


  • Management of a manufacturing cell to meet safety, sales, manufacturing output and quality targets
  • Manage the cell team leaders
  • Identification of training needs and manage their training and development
  • SHE management of the cell
  • Production planning
  • Effective labour and equipment utilisation
  • Capex recommendations


  • Educated to Degree standard in Chemistry or a closely related subject
  • Significant management experience within a fast- paced manufacturing environment
  • Excellent knowledge of the chemical industry
  • Exposure to a continuous improvement culture
  • Organised with the ability to multi- task

This Manufacturing Cell Manager's role is commutable from Walsall, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Redditch, Coventry, Tamworth, and Worcester

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


An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a QUALITY ENGINEER for a Birmingham based multiple site manufacturing organisation.

As their QUALITY ENGINEER you will be joining a fast-paced manufacturing facility, reporting into the Quality Manager, you will liaise with customers and plant on all quality issues.  This is a fantastic opportunity, for a strong QUALITY ENGINEER to join a successful Company, who continue to grow and expand, even despite recent difficult times.


  • £35,000 - £38,000
  • Excellent Pension
  • 26 Days Holiday & Stats
  • Staff Car Park
  • Canteen


  • Monitor customer quality concerns 
  • Identify and close out repetitive concerns
  • Create action plans to improve performance.
  • Discuss / negotiate specific concern boundary 
  • Analyses customer returns, concerns and defects found in the production.
  • Perform Capability Studies and Parts and Process Audits.
  • PPAP preparation – documentation and presentation.
  • Perform Gage Studies (Gage R&R, Bias, Linearity and Stability) 
  • Ensure that continuous improvement is made in all production MEQ quality deliverables 
  • Ensure that customer and internally identified quality issues are resolved using problem solving methods e.g. 8D Report, 
  • Ensure that all quality activities are performed according to BOS, IATF 16949, and ISO 9000, ISO 14001 etc.
  • Support the continuous improvements
  • Identify and use the appropriate statistical tools.


  • Relevant experience within Quality Engineering
  • A high standard of education is required
  • You will have gained your experience from within a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Good training in Quality disciplines such as PPAP, FMEA, Control Plans and SPC
  • Must hold a driving licence
  • To thrive under pressure

The role is commutable from Walsall, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Telford, Dudley, Redditch, Tamworth, and Worcester 

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


Maintenance Electrician Role Benefits:

  • £28,000 - £30,000 salary, depending on experience working Monday to Friday 
  • Holiday and pension.

Maintenance Electrician Role Description

  • In the role of Maintenance Electrician, you will be carrying out reactive and preventative Electrical maintenance on plant and equipment including CNC machinery.
  • You will also be involved in continuous improvements and PPMs.
  • You will be joining an existing team working rotating 6am – 2pm and 2pm – 10pm shifts Monday – Friday 

Maintenance Electrician Skills and Qualifications

  • To be considered for the role of Maintenance Electrician you will need to hold an Electrical Engineering qualification and will ideally be apprentice trained. You will also ideally hold 17th or 18th Edition wiring regulations.
  • This position requires you to have experience of Electrical Maintenance in a manufacturing or production environment and you will ideally have experience of fault finding on PLC controls. Experience of CNC machinery would also be of benefit.
  • I would be keen to talk with Engineers who hold previous experience within similar roles such as Electrical Engineers or Multi skilled Maintenance Engineers who hold an Electrical bias.

In return you will joining a very successful organisation who have not been impacted by Covid at their clean manufacturing site just outside of Wolverhampton. 

This Maintenance Electrician position is commutable from: Telford, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Cannock and surrounding areas. 

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


This is a fabulous opportunity!!  The Sales and Purchasing Co-ordinator role offers a great salary and benefits: Half days on Fridays!  30 days holiday!  Pension!  Definite potential for Career Development!  Stable career opportunity with a great team!

As the Sales and Purchasing Co-ordinator, you will be working for a leading Manufacturer with Global recognition!  They have been established for several decades and are going from strength to strength! They are recognised throughout their field for their outstanding quality product.  They have thrived throughout the pandemic; you would be joining an incredibly stable organisation.

Benefits for the Sales and Purchasing Co-ordinator:

  • 30 days holiday
  • Half day on Fridays!
  • Standard Pension
  • Definitely an Opportunity to Development your career
  • Free Parking

The Sales and Purchasing Co-ordinator role is a really varied, exciting position, it’s a mix of Sales, Purchasing, Material Management and potentially Production Planning!
Your key duties would be:

  • Handling of incoming Sales calls / customer enquiries regarding products, raise and progress orders, right through to their delivery.
  • To liaise with other departments to ensure timely and correct dispatch and deliveries.
  • stock control, resolving any discrepancies
  • Manage sales process with customer accounts - quotations, orders, credits etc.
  • Dealing with all aspects of collections and returns
  • To keep customers updated on delivery dates and changes where required.
  • By use of effective load planning ensure the most cost-effective transport costs are incurred 
  • All general administration ; Analysis and manipulation of data derived from the ERP system 
  • Monitoring trends and changes in requirement of parts amend forecasting accordingly.
  • Support Colleagues when required.
  • Attend and support exhibitions and shows when required.

I would be very interested in speaking with you if you are / have:

  • Previous experience as a Sales and Purchasing Co-ordinator or a good Sales, Purchasing, Material Management and/or Production Planning background
  • You must be confident and a good communicator!  Happy to liaise with customers regarding sales queries/orders.
  • High level of sales administration and order processing experience is essential
  • Excellent Communication, sales and call handling skills/experience
  • Good organisational skills is essential
  • To be able to Communicate effectively with people at all levels in a calm, confident and mature manner 
  • To be able to work under the pressure of a fast pace sales/service desk
  • The ability to problem solve and implement solutions
  • Have Strong IT skills, competent in Word and Excel and  have worked with or have an understanding of SAP or have worked with an ERP system previously
  • Previous experience of using an MRP system to manage inventory levels and product demands whilst controlling the master data to achieve optimum results
  • Experience in purchasing and preferably procurement environment and/or experience in production planning would be very advantageous 
  • Proven high level of accuracy is essential
  • A good standard of Maths and English is required.

The role is commutable from: Coventry, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Stratford Upon Avon, Daventry, Northampton and Banbury