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




We are urgently looking for an experienced Warehouse Controller to join a CNC machining company based in Redditch. If you are immediately available and looking for a new role as an exciting Warehouse role - this is the role for you.

The Warehouse Controller role will require you to:

  • Pick and pack engineered parts
  • Experience of progress chasing
  • Will be required to undertake pressure washing of machined components
  • Work with drawings and specifications
  • Able to understand the manufacturing process
  • Ideally the Warehouse Controller will have the following background or experience:
  • Previous warehouse experience
  • A current FLT counterbalance license
  • Full UK driving license (must be over 25 due to insurance) 
  • Driving a long wheel based transit type vehicle

Salary and Hours 

  • Up to £11:50 per hour, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Friday – 7am to 4pm
  • Free Onsite Parking

This Warehouse Controller role is commutable From: Birmingham, Worcester, Stratford, Bromsgrove and Droitwich.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Technical Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994



I am currently recruiting for an experienced Workshop Engineer for my client in the West Midlands.

This Workshop Engineers role will involve but not be limited to: 

  • Identify the equipment, investigate the fault and repair required.
  • Keep track of the job to ensure that it is completed in a timely manner.  
  • Carry out routine service inspections.  Report to the site contact, identify the equipment that requires the service. Upon completion of the service sheet inform the customer of imminent maintenance repairs that may be required or any 
  • Carry out Loler/Puwer maintenance and inspections.
  • When servicing/maintaining equipment, ensure that a parts requisition is completed for any damage, abuse or outside of contract repairs identified.
  • To complete a weekly timesheet detailing all jobs that have been worked on during the week ensuring that this balances with all service/job sheets.
  • To ensure all completed job sheets, service sheets and parts requisitions are completed in full in a comprehensive manner with correct authorisation where required.

Essential criteria for this Workshop Engineers role:

  • Apprentice trained/time served
  • Must be LOLER qualified with a valid ticket
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role

Hours and salary for this Aluminium Fabricators role:

  • Monday – Friday - 8am to 4.30pm with 30 mins for lunch
  • Salary - £16 to £21 per hour (DOE)
  • Overtime at 1.5x rate

What are you waiting for?  Send your CV asap, or call me for more information.

This role is commutable from Wolverhampton, Dudley, West Bromwich, Wednesbury.

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


I am currently recruiting for an experience Applications Engineer for my client in the West Midlands:

This Application Engineers role will involve but not be limited to: 

  • Meeting the cycle times required to achieve the levels of output required for production.
  • Achieve the required levels of quality for PPAP and capability.
  • Generate N.C. programmes
  • Setting up hydraulic fixtures and proving out cutting tools 
  • Optimise machine utilisation and performance.
  • Programme on Fanuc and Siemens 840D 
  • Ensure safe working practices.
  • Receive instructions as appropriate, to ensure that the correct work is expedited to the required levels of workmanship.

Essential experience required for this Applications Engineers role:

  • Proven experience in programming CNC milling machine is essential along with tool making experience. Having experience of a Motorsport/Automotive/Aerospace industry where the work has been unsupervised, you will be a time served machinist used to working to high tolerances and preference will be given to those who have a FANUC or Siemens 840 SL and PL programming experience. 
  • It is expected you know how to read engineering drawings and use measuring equipment, understand tolerances and do your own self checking.

Turning machines within the business:

  • Mori Seiki Lathes (NZX2000-800SY)
  • Takisawa Lathes (LA250M / LA250YH / EX310)
  • Fastems / FMS 
  • Nakamura Lathes (WT-300)

Milling machines within the business:

  • SW Machines (BA322 / BA400-2 / BA422 / BA600-2 / BA622 / BX621)
  • Chiron Machines (DZ15W / DZ18.2)
  • Matsuura Machines (MAM72-63V / MAM72-637-PC18 / H-Plus 630)
  • Mazak Machines (VCS530C & Variaxis i600)
  • Starma Machine (MT838)

Specific experience required for this Applications Engineers role:

You will need: Minimum 2 years CNC 5 Axis Programming experience the ability to set / operate CNC machines where required to read / work to technical drawings and the ability to work under pressure

  • Positive and keen approach to work
  • Understanding of working to deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Knowledge and understanding of drawings
  • Knowledge and understanding of CAD models (including CAD software i.e., PowerMill / PowerShape)

Hours and salary for this Application Engineers role:


  • Monday to Friday – working from 7:30 am to 5 pm (30 mins for lunch) 
  • Salary - £30,000 to £40,000 per annum (DOE)

What are you waiting for?  Send your CV asap, or call me for more information.

This role is commutable from Walsall, Cannock, Wolverhampton, Tamworth, Burton upon Trent and Lichfield.



This is your opportunity to join a business that has grown to be known as a specialist and successful manufacturer and supplier to hundreds of customers and projects in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

From their Leicester HQ, they have invested significantly in plant and resource so that they have the best in manufacturing processes and supply operation.

The Stock Controller Benefits include:

  • Monday – Friday 8.00am – 4.30pm
  • £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience
  • Pension Scheme (After 3 months)
  • 23 days holiday plus statutory holiday (up to 4 days to be used for Christmas shutdown)
  • Free On-site parking

Key Responsibilities

  • To set up and run a PI plan for warehouse operations to physically count
  • Make sage stock adjustments from submitted counts
  • Investigate and correct stock issues, checking sage/physical stock discrepancies and fill in a summary report
  • Sorting and labelling locations
  • Investigating when ‘Free Stock’ appears and amending sage, completing summary report
  • The Stock Controller should be able to Organise yearly stocktake

Candidate Specification

  • The Stock Controller should demonstrate excellent computer skills
  • Should have a knowledge of Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Excel
  • The Stock Controller should have Sage Experience
  • At Least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Attention to detail is essential 

Bill of Material (BOM’s)

  • Analyse BOM to ensure the material is correct.
  • Ensure the times within each process are correct
  • Working with the production team to ensure BOM details are updated to reflect current operations

This Stock Controller role is Commutable from: Leicester, Coventry, Rugby, Loughborough

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



This is your opportunity to join a business that has grown to be known as a specialist and successful manufacturer and supplier to hundreds of customers and projects in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

From their Leicester HQ, they have invested significantly in plant and resource so that they have the best in manufacturing processes and supply operation.

The Press Brake Operator Benefits include:

  • Monday – Friday 7.00am – 4.30pm
  • £22,500 – £25,500 depending on experience
  • Pension Scheme
  • 23 days holiday plus statutory holiday (up to 4 days to be used for Christmas shutdown) 
  • Free Onsite Parking

Press Brake Operator Key Responsibilities

  • Set-up, adjust and prepare press brake (Current machines) Amada, Edwards Pearson.
  • Finding correct tooling/program per set-up.
  • Check the heights of tooling and adjust back stops etc. along with light guards.
  • Set-up and adjustment of material for folding at correct height.
  • Locating programs and adjust tonnage and tooling for each part being formed.
  • Provide feedback to Production Manager all jobs not meeting set-up and/or production standards.
  • Producing folded parts to drawings supplied, measuring with Vernier Caliper, Protractors etc.
  • Other job-related duties as may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position.

Press Brake Operator Specification

  • This person will work well on their own and as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • He/she will need to be well driven.
  • The appropriate person must have a keen eye for detail, and ability to read drawings.
  • They must have pride in their work and maintain a tidy safe workspace.
  • Must be reliable, and physically fit.
  • Good mathematical ability and able to use measuring devices such as Vernier callipers and protractors.
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced-team environment.

This Press Brake Operator role is Commutable from: Leicester, Coventry, Rugby, Loughborough

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



This is your opportunity to join a very long-standing, well respected precision machine company who have been leading the market working from their Sutton, Epsom HQ, they supply high quality machine components to a range of customers around the world

The CNC Programmer Benefits include:

  • Monday to Thursday Days Role 7.30am-6pm, 40 Hours (Optional Friday Overtime)
  • Salary £26,000 - £32,000 dependent on experience
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free Parking.

Key Responsibilities

  • Selecting the cutting tools for machining operations using CNC or conventional lathes
  • Programming and Operating CNC Machines
  • Mounting and dismounting workpieces on/from lathe as a CNC Programmer
  • Performing roughing and finishing operations
  • Checking finished pieces to ensure compliance with technical drawings
  • Carrying out maintenance of turning lathe and tools

Candidate Specification

  • The CNC Programmer will have basic knowledge of CNC Machinery 
  • CNC Programming experience using CMZ/ MORI SEIKI/ COLCHESTER
  • CNC Programmer Must have Fanuc experience
  • Using a CAM system or CADCAM system
  • Strong time management and planning skills 
  • Being able to keep their surrounding clean and tidy for health and safety purposes 
  • CNC Operating experience

This CNC Programmer role is Commutable From: Crawley, Croydon, Twickenham, Guildford, Woking

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



We are a well-respected employer and are seeking to recruit proven Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician, to join our DAY SHIFT maintenance team. 


  • £35,000
  • Company Pension
  • Excellent Holiday Entitlement
  • Stable Working Environment within a Very Well-Established Business. 

Duties of an Maintenance Technician 

  • As a proven Maintenance Technician, you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our unique plant. 

Requirements of an Maintenance Technician

  • Ideally you will be apprentice trained but must be qualified Electrically and ideally have some understanding of Plc Controls. However you must have a proven background in supporting plant and equipment within either a manufacturing, process or production environment. 

This Maintenance Technician role is commutable from: Brownhills, Lichfield, Shenstone & Tamworth

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


This is a fabulous opportunity for a Persoanl Assistant for the MD in an exciting role, working for a well-established, dynamic organisation where you will be made to feel part of a great team!

As the Personal Assistant to MD - you will be working for a very well-established manufacturing business who have been established for over 30 years who really are leaders in their field!  They are an incredibly dynamic, forward thinking, expanding business who have remained extremely busy all through the Covid Pandemic!  They have a great team comradery within the business.  Every employee makes a difference and is valued.

Benefits for this Personal Assistant to MD role:

  • £30,000 - £35,000 DOE
  • Summer Bonus
  • Christmas Bonus
  • Contributory Pension
  • 28 days holiday (incl bank hols)
  • Free Parking

As the Personal Assistant to MD, your duties will include:

  • You will be responsible for organising both personal and business activities, coordinating diaries, arranging appointments, accommodation and travel arrangements for the MD of the business.
  • Maintenance of the MD’s office systems, data management and Administration.
  • Diary management
  • To ensure that the MD is well prepared for any meetings and travel.
  • To prepare agendas, pre-meeting briefings and meeting paperwork. 
  • Organising venues for offsite meetings and catering where necessary.
  • There will also be significant involvement with the HR function, preparing documents for example reviews / appraisal procedures.
  • To assist with the planning and preparation for exhibitions across the country
  • Support company projects and initiatives as well as customer liaison.

I would be very excited to speak with you if you have:

  • Previous experience as a Personal Assistant to MD or PA to a Senior Management Level is essential
  • Confidentiality is a crucial element to this role – you must show experience of this in your career to date
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to deal with all levels of people
  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills
  • You will be very self-motivated 
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to deal with sensitive information with discretion and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong IT skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • You will be a dedicated, team player who wants to contribute to the success of our business. 
  • You will need to have a huge amount of enthusiasm, energy and be proactive in finding solutions to problems – thinking outside of the box!
  • To be degree educated would be an advantage 
  • Experience in HR would be a great advantage but not essential.

This role is commutable from: Tamworth, Lichfield, Burntwood, Brownhills, Cannock and Sutton Coldfield