Job Description

Are you a MANUFACUTURING MANAGER on the look-out for your next career move? An outstanding opportunity has arisen for an experienced MANUFACTURING MANAGER to take responsibility for the full production process, from beginning to finished goods. 

This is a busy manufacturing facility, enjoying an uplift in orders. As the Manufacturing Manager, you will lead Production and take responsibility for a large number of head count

Benefits on offer to the Manufacturing Manager:

  • £42,000 - £47,000
  • Pension
  • Days
  • Early Friday Finish
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing facility
  • Active involvement in improvement projects
  • Outstanding Prospects

Duties of the Manufacturing Manager:

  • Full ownership of manufacturing, including Toolroom, Maintenance and Production
  • Ensure budget and outputs targets are met
  • Ensure Quality, safety, cost and delivery targets are met
  • Make sure that resources are in place to meet production targets
  • To contribute to strategy concerning policies, processes, and procedures to increase performance
  • Through Maintenance, ensure that the equipment is being maintained to required standards and availability is in line with production
  • Health safety adherence
  • Set departmental KPI’s
  • Manage your teams, ensuring correct staffing levels, holidays, training, appraisals, attendance, and disciplinary issues
  • Setting annual budgets
  • Manage daily expenditure

Requirements of the Manufacturing Manager:

  • To have previously managed within a production environment, where you have been fully responsible from incoming materials to delivered finished products
  • Previous man-management experience
  • Budget responsibility
  • To have previously held responsibility for Production, Quality, Maintenance and Toolroom
  • Happy to share your technical expertise
  • Outstanding leadership qualities


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


A small but growing engineering business, located in the heart of Birmingham, are currently on the look out for an Internal Sales Executive to join their team. The Internal Sales Exec will be responsible for managing inbound customer queries  and will have ownership of the sales order process.

This company design components for both the domestic and commercial heating sectors and have ambitions to grow across the board.

The Internal Sales Executive will be rewarded with a very competitive salary of up to £30,000, annual bonus, commission, 20 days holiday + bank holidays as well as comprehensive product training.


The Internal Sales Executive will be responsible for:

  • Responding to inbound queries and leads
  • Advising on suitable products as per the customer queries
  • Managing the entire sales order process through to delivery
  • Negotiating agreements with customers and closing deals
  • Representing the company at various industry events


The Internal Sales position offers the following benefits:

  • Salary of up to £30,000
  • Annual bonus
  • Commission
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Training 


If the following describes you, this could be the job for you:

  • 2+ years in a similar Internal Sales/ Sales Admin role
  • Experience of closing deals with customers and managing the sales order process
  • Willingness to work collaboratively to get the job done
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Commercial acumen

It would also be advantageous if you have:

Experience within an electromechanical manufacturing company
Degree/HND in an electromechanical discipline

Commutable from Birmingham, Lichfield, Dudley, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Solihull, Coventry, Tamworth, Kidderminster, Redditch

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994