Job Description

A global player in the field of specialist process and production machinery are currently seeking a Project Manager to join their project post-sales systems design and installation team. 

The company have a strong track record of offering their customers a complete turn-key service of providing state-of-the-art machinery and the project management of the delivery and installation of orders to customers sites, including managing plant design, process monitoring, control and automation, mechanical and electrical engineering, steelwork design, abatement systems and extraction systems installation.  

Often working to busy project schedules, the team will take responsibility for the final installation and assembly of the final order - Dry Commissioning, Wet Commissioning and finally Site Acceptance Tests (SAT)

The position will report to the Managing Director and will be based from the organisations West Midlands office, but regular travel to Europe and further a field will also play a major part of the role at certain points of projects. 

The position will be Project Engineering orientated and will incorporate a wide range of activities, including project planning, plant and process machinery layout design - PFD and P&ID, proposals and feasibility studies, supplier liaison, sub-contractor management, mechanical and material calculations and evaluations, considerations of HAZOP’s, ATEX and other industry standard requirements. 

Good applicants for this position would have come from a Chemical, Pharmaceutical or Food process or production machinery delivery and installation background, with a good appreciation of mechanical and electrical engineering principles. 

Applicants should also be familiar with CAD and be able to create systems layout diagrams. 

This is a great opportunity for a Project Manager to join a large established organisation, where project ownership and delivery responsibility will be offered (Projects Values c£40,000 - £2Million) 

Project Manager Requirements:

  • A formal qualification in engineering (HND/ Degree) Chemical / Mechanical or Electrical 
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the design and delivery of process and production machinery 
  • Good exposure of managing projects on customers sites (Overseas) 
  • A good knowledge and the ability to use CAD 
  • A good Mechanical appreciation of ancillary equipment and components (Pumps, Hydraulics, Power etc.) 
  • A good working knowledge of reading and creating P&ID’s, PFD’s 
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Strong self-management and project engineering skills 
  • Willingness to travel at short notice 

Benefits of the Project Manager role:

  • The company offer a friendly working environment, with flexible working hours and 1pm finishes on Fridays. 
  • Attractive Salary with annual reviews 
  • Annual Bonus 
  • Good Pension 
  • Healthcare
  • Company Expenses Account 
  • Laptop and Mobile Phone 
  • Good Career Prospects 
  • International Career Opportunities 

This position is commutable from, Birmingham, Coventry Leicester, Oxford, Stafford, Warwick, Wolverhampton, Worcester, 

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994

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This is your chance, as a skilled EDM Operator to work with a long-standing company, who have successfully supplied components to a variety of precision-critical sectors, including Aerospace, Oil & Gas and General Engineering, offering a specialist EDM service.

The EDM Operator / Supervisor will join a small team of skilled engineers, who work closely together.

Salary and Hours:

  • £29,000 - £32,000 dependant on experience
  • Paid Overtime
  • 34 Days Holidays
  • Mon – Thurs 7.00am to 4.15pm  
  • Fri 7.00am – 12pm
  • Overtime paid at time a 1/3 

EDM Operator Key Experience Required:

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings then translating to setting up parts on machines is a necessity.
  • Proficient in working to tight limits and finishes.
  • Being capable in shop floor measuring equipment.
  • Excellent awareness of health and safety aspects at work.
  • Work well under pressure as very busy section.
  • Able to organise a team of engineers and prioritise production needs in a supervisory capacity.

Machining Experience Required:

  • Agie Charmilles - Fast Hole Drill, Form 30 and Sink Machines
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Commutable from; Coventry, Leicester, Bedworth, Nuneaton, Rugby, Hinckley

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

 

Are you an experienced Professional in the Material planning and Logistics industry looking to join a business that is bucking the current trend?

This is a superb opportunity to be part of a well- established manufacturing business, who with increased production, now have a requirement for a Material Planner.

In this role you will be responsible for controlling a supplier portfolio to ensure that materials are delivered on time in full managing all data and communication between the plant and Supplier

DUTIES

  • Using MRP / SAP to ensure optimised material requirements planning is achieved.
  • Maintain and issue supplier Schedules 
  • Control of supplier requirements and ensuring that ordering and delivery is in line with supplier lead times and payment terms.
  • Working with Production to understand exceptional material requirements translating into material delivery plans. 
  • Liaise with MP&L Logistics Analyst regarding material requirements and timed changes to minimise scrap and obsolescence costs. 
  • Control of delivery notes.
  • Control of Supplier packaging levels and regular reporting of stock levels and damage container control to minimise financial impact.
  • Provide comprehensive efficient logistics support to all areas of the business 
  • Work with projects and purchasing to support change control and new product introduction.
  • Liaise with the third party and Supplier transport companies 
  • Control of SAP master data for allocated portfolio to ensure stock optimization delivery of Supplier requirements and business objectives. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong IT skills
  • MRP skills, preferably SAP
  • Excellent experience of Material Planning from within a fast- paced manufacturing background would be beneficial
  • Superb analytical skills
  • Essential – outstanding communication skills

BENEFITS:

  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • Pension

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s most exciting manufacturing firms in the region, with great development opportunities and support and training available.

Please send me your CV or give me a call to discuss. We have other similar roles available too!!

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

 

Due to an upturn in orders, a position of MP& L (Logistics) Analyst has arisen. This is a busy manufacturing environment, and they can offer an IMMEDIATE START.

There is an increased and steady demand for their services and products and as their MP&L Analyst, you will be responsible for controlling a customer portfolio, to ensure that parts are delivered on time.  You will be joining a friendly team and there is plenty of scope for potential for progression.

DUTIES:

  • Manage all data and communication between plant and customer
  • Review customer call off and demand in line with forecast
  • Download customer schedules and provide analysis of customer schedules and highlight variances
  • Customer interface for MP & L issues and deliveries
  • Working closely with Production to understand product availability
  • Liaise with Material Planning regarding material requirements
  • Control customer packaging levels
  • Control of SAP master data and ensure stock optimisation

REQUIREMENTS:

  • You will have gained your relevant experience from within a high- volume manufacturing environment
  • Strong MRP operational skills, preferably SAP but not essential
  • Excellent IT skills, MS Office, Excel and PowerPoint
  • This is a challenging but highly rewarding opportunity and would suit a driven, focused and highly motivated individual

BENEFITS:

  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • Days
  • Stability of being part of a busy manufacturing organisation
  • This is a superb opportunity for you to make a swift impact
  • Excellent career potential

The role is commutable from Walsall, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Kidderminster, Redditch

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

 

We are currently working with an organisation that designs and manufacture specialist bespoke machinery for customers in the Oli & Gas, Nuclear and the Chemical and Petrochemical industry sectors.

The organisation is currently seeking a Senior Controls Systems Engineer to create & develop, programme & configure and support the commission and build phases of PLC biased controls systems into bespoke machinery.

Projects can vary in size, cost and output, so experience is key with this role to deliver a successful part of the programme within time, budget and spec.

The Senior Control Systems Engineer role is focused on the creation of products in line with customer requirements and budget. This requires large amount of communication with the Engineering team, Customers, Sales, Procurement and Manufacturing. You will be required to provide updates to customers and host design reviews internally and externally, visiting sites where necessary. 

Working in line with the business Quality Management System (QMS) with a focus on continuous improvement of the company and products. The role will be expected to have a comprehensive understanding of PLC * HMI programming and be able to create programs for bespoke systems through modification of existing software and creation of new software. You will work independently, creating programs that satisfy the customers’ requirements.

Benefits:

  • Salary c£38,000 - £40,000
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • 25 Days Holidays + Bank Holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Independent programming of Siemens PCL / HMI based systems.
  • Reading and understanding of P&IDs, specifications & control narratives.
  • Carry out regular design reviews with the team and customer.
  • Making modifications to HMI screens and operations in line with internal and external feedback.
  • Specification of requirements to allow third parties to design & build Control Panels.
  • Management of third parties designing electrical control panels.
  • Checking of third-party designs including but not limited to:
  • Control Panel electrical design / physical layout.
  • Electrical control component selection / specification.
  • Electric / Hydraulic / Pneumatic actuation specification.
  • Ensure designs conform to industry, customer and company standards.
  • Analyse designs using suitable tools.

Key Skills:

  • PLC & HMI programming (Siemens).
  • Understanding of relevant industry standards (eg, LVD)
  • Electrical design / component specification/ drafting, (AutoCAD preferred)
  • Familiarity with pressure related products.
  • Strong IT skills: Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, Outlook etc.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Proven working experience as an Electrical / Controls Engineer programming PLCs
  • BEng or BSc (Hons) in Electrical Engineering or equivalent 
  • Experience working with bespoke systems / machine design and manufacture.
  • Control of electro-mechanical systems, hydraulics and pneumatics or associated supply.
  • Industry experience; (custom machine design, high pressure / hydraulic systems).

This is a great opportunity to join a busy organisation where you will be the sole Controls Systems expert on site.

Commutable from – Blackburn, Bolton, Manchester, Wigan, Oldham, Preston
 

 

A global recognised provider of complete turn-key mechanical solutions, who specialise in the innovative design of bespoke equipment that is used in a variety of industries sectors, including those that operate in harsh conditions and environments, are currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer.

The company currently has strong confirmed orders from their customers to complete bespoke complete projects and programmes throughout 2021 and beyond. They offer a dynamic and varied workload for their R&D Team, that requires a range of mechanical engineering principles and design (CAD) skills to achieve the successful completions of projects. 

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer role will incorporate:
An experience Mechanical minded engineer who has had a proven recent history of designing and developing mechanical equipment that has incorporated forged and casted parts and components, mechanical mechanism, hand calculations, material analysis and strong 3D CAD skills (Ideally Solidworks or Inventor) 
They should also be highly motivated and organised with the ability to manage and run their own projects with minimal supervision.

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer role is focused on the creation of products in line with customer requirements and budget. This requires large amount of communication with Customers, Sales, Procurement and Manufacturing. The role will be required to provide updates to customers and host design reviews internally and externally, visiting sites where necessary.  During commissioning / build phases the role will be expected to support manufacturing to answer questions regarding assembly, operation and testing. Additionally, working with the Sales team the role may have to scope out prospective projects and comment on timings. 

Beneits:

  • Salary - £40,000 - £45,000 
  • Pension 
  • 25 Days Hols + Stats 
  • Project Ownership

Daily Duties:

  • You will be expected to work in line with the business Quality Management System (QMS) with a focus on continuous improvement of the company and products.
  • Design, development and specification of new and existing products where typical design requirements include: 
  • Load bearing components.
  • Specification of pressure control components (valves, pumps and pipework etc)
  • Specification and integration of standard components (e.g., bearings, actuators etc)
  • Electric / Hydraulic / Pneumatic actuation
  • Lifting & Handling points
  • Fabrications
  • Tooling & Fixtures

The role will also require you to:

  • To ensure designs conform to industry, customer and company standards.
  • Select suitable materials, surface finishes, coatings etc for the products intended use.
  • Carry out regular design reviews with the team and/or customer.
  • Analyse designs using suitable tools and liaise with third party design verification company.
  • Carry out value engineering to engineer cost out of the products.
  • Output accurate models, drawings, BOM’s and other technical documents to customers, both internal and external.
  • Check & sign off drawings in line with relevant drawing standards.
  • Carry out engineering changes using revision control procedures.
  • Manage non-conformances.

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Requirements:

  • A formal Mechanical Engineering Qualification (Degree / HND) 
  • Strong 2D & 3D CAD Modelling & Drafting Skills (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards: (PED, PD5500, EN13445, ASME 8, EN10204 training provided as appropriate)
  • Some knowledge of FE Analysis 
  • Ability to carry out hand calculations (force, torque, bending moments, hoop stress, shear stress etc.).
  • Usage of Document Management Systems (Solidworks PDM Professional preferred).
  • A good knowledge of materials, coatings and finishes including stainless and carbon steels, structural steels, elastomers and performance plastics.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes; machining, welding, surface treatments etc.
  • Be able to communicate effectively regarding matters of a technical nature to customers.
  • Experience working with bespoke systems / machine design and manufacture.
  • Design of electro-mechanical systems, hydraulics and pneumatics or associated supply.

This is a great opportunity to work within a small team and be accountable for the complete product lifecycle of projects and programmes. The company offers their customers innovative bespoke solutions for their needs which in turn gives its workforce a good variety of projects from tabletop systems to multi ton heavy duty machinery. 

Commutable from, Bolton, Manchester, Oldham, Preston, Wigan

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Specialists since 1994
 

 


This Engineering Manager role is a new role due to company development and so an outstanding opportunity to make your mark!  It  offers excellent benefits: Excellent Salary and Profit Share Scheme! Healthcare Plan! Super holiday entitlement, Company Pension 10%!  Continued Training and Development Opportunity! 

As the Engineering Manager, you will be working for a leading Food Manufacturer.  The company have been established for several decades and are going from strength to strength! They are recognised throughout their field for their outstanding quality product / service.  They have remained busy throughout the pandemic; you would be joining an incredibly stable organisation.

Benefits for the Engineering Manager:

  • £45,000 - £50,000
  • 33 days holiday plus your Birthday off!
  • Profit Share Scheme paid Twice per Year.
  • Dividend Payment paid annually .
  • Company pension Scheme - 10%
  • Healthcare Plan
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

As the Engineering Manager, your duties will include:

  • To Manage and ensure the machinery are kept in good working order by scheduling timely maintenance –  regular and ad-hoc - via management of the various engineering resources.
  • Develop and Maintain TPM schedules to achieve the highest standard of engineering at all times.
  • Work with and educate Production teams and management, in order to reduce machine down time.
  • Work in partnership with the Production & Technical Managers to address any improvement opportunities.
  • Lead and performance manage your team of engineers, to include performance reviews and relevant training/development activities are undertaken. 
  • Control projects from start to finish including sourcing equipment controlling contractor enforcing CDM rules and updating health and safety files. 
  • Ensure all machines are maintained to the highest possible standards.
  • Responsibility for implementing communicating and maintaining a food safety culture as outlined within the FSSC22000. 
  • Ensure that staff are adequately trained and competent in all aspects of Food Safety Management

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

  • Previous Experience as an Engineering Manager
  • Previous experience in the Food Manufacturing Sector
  • Ideally HNC in Electrical and Mechanical engineering or similar
  • People management qualification
  • IOSH qualification or similar
  • Ideally food hygiene level 3
  • NEBOSH is desirable.
  • Ideally Scissor lift and Boom trained.
  • Knowledge of  Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook;
  • Planning and scheduling skills;
  • Strong Leadership with the ability to build strong working relationships;
  • Ability to organise and prioritise.
  • Knowledge of health & safety requirements i.e. contractor issues, H&S regulations

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

 

A long-established and successful manufacturer of bespoke Access Control solutions is currently looking to hire an experience and energetic Technical Sales Manager to spearhead their sales efforts. The Technical Sales Manager will be responsible for selling their full portfolio of solutions to a wide range of industrial sectors in the UK.

The company have been trading for more than 20 years and have long standing SME and enterprise customers in a range of industries from Defence, General Industry, Public Sector, etc. The company design, manufacture, test, install, commission and maintain a wide range of access control solutions . Applications for their technology include asset tracking and monitoring, access control, time and attendance monitoring and many more.

The Technical Sales Manager will be home based and can work from any location in the UK however extensive client to customer sites and head office will be required. The Technical Sales Manager must be willing to spend a significant portion their time on the road. 

BENEFITS:

  • £33,000
  • Performance Related Bonus
  • 33 Days Holidays
  • Heathcare
  • Car Allowance
  • Home-Office
  • Training Given

DUTIES:

The Technical Sales Manager’s responsibilities will include:

  • Effective management of existing accounts including upselling and renewals
  • Identifying leads and new business development opportunities for the business
  • Managing the full sales cycle and closing deals
  • Meeting with and presenting to clients both new and existing
  • Meeting and exceeding targets including sales quotas
  • Responding to RFI/RFP/RFP and the management of all associated bid efforts 
  • Reporting and presenting to leadership
  • Maintaining accurate customer records
  • Assisting with installations and maintenance work when required

REQUIREMENTS:

Successful applicants for the Technical Sales Manager position will have some or all of the following experience:

  • Have worked in a Technical Sales role previously
  • Experience with and knowledge of RFID and associated technologies 
  • Proven experience of meeting and exceeding sales targets
  • Willingness to travel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Prospecting and business development skills

The Technical Sales Manager can be based anywhere in the UK so long as they are willing to travel to customer sites and head office as required by the role. If this role sounds interesting then please send your CV now.

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Sales Engineering Recruitment Specialists since 1994
 

 

This is an opportunity for a Multi Skilled Maintenance Electrician to join a leading company based in Wolverhampton to undertake breakdown and preventative maintenance on manufacturing plant machinery and equipment.

You will be working 4on/4off Days 6am – 6pm as part of a Maintenance Engineering Team in a Heavy Engineering environment.

Multi Skilled Maintenance Electrician Role Benefits:

  • Up to £35,000
  • Pension
  • Paid Overtime

Multi Skilled Maintenance Electrician Role Description:

  • Providing both Reactive & Planned Preventative Maintenance
  • Maintaining a variety of Heavy Industry manufacturing Machinery 
  • Fault Finding
  • Identifying and implementing areas for maintenance improvement

Multi Skilled Maintenance Electrician Skills and Qualifications:

  • Electrical Maintenance Engineering Experience with a manufacturing environment.
  • Must hold Electrical Engineering Qualification eg C&G and 17th Edition qualified minimum
  • Fault Finding abilities
  • Experience with PLCs and Robots would be an advantage.

In return you will joining a leader in their field. This Organisation offers an excellent salary, stable and secure career and we are keen to discuss this position with Electrical Engineers or Electrically biased Multi skilled Engineers.

This position is commutable from Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley, West Bromwich and surrounding areas. 

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994