Job Description

A well- known, highly reputable organisation in the Birmingham area, have a need to hire a LINE ENGINEER in order to support 2 automated Production lines.

The organisation has been established for many many years, and over the years, have continued to grow and diversify into more areas, in order to establish themselves as a World Leader.

As the Line Engineer, you will be given responsibility for running a specific production line


  • £10.20 per hour
  • Day position
  • Lunchtime finish on Friday
  • A well-known highly reputable organisation
  • Stable well established market leader
  • Training offered in order to run other machines
  • Easily assessable
  • Outside the Clean Air Tax Zone
  • Paid Overtime


  • Re-set, run and monitor component quality from 2 automated production lines
  • Active involvement of improvement of processes
  • Record data
  • Strip material feedthroughs
  • Line and Tool adjustments
  • Champion 5S principles


  • You will have progression press tool and machine operating experience
  • To have the ability to learn inspection and test procedures
  • Flexibility to work shifts to cover though this is a day role
  • Continuous improvement focus
  • Lean manufacturing experience would be preferred but not essential
  • Happy to work days, but flexible to cover other shifts as and when needed

This is a great opportunity to join such a solid, well known organisation, where plenty of training and development is offered for the right person. 

The role is commutable from Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Aldridge, Solihull, Tyseley, Solihull, Redditch and Brownhills

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A Busy manufacturing organisation are now looking for a Moulding Technician to support their production facility.

They supply into a vast array of different manufacturing industry sectors, and are flat out busy, giving them stability and consistency.

This Moulding Technician role is commutable from: Birmingham, Walsall, Atherstone, Tamworth, Solihull, Brownhills, Cannock, Lichfield, Shenstone, Rugeley

Moulding Technician Benefits

  • £30,000 
  • 3 Shifts
  • Extensive Overtime
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • Superb stability and long-term prospects
  • A genuine chance to make an impact
  • 25 Days holiday on top of Bank Holidays
  • Staff canteen
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Subsidised healthcare
  • Work wear provided

Moulding Technician Duties

  • Injection Mould Setter
  • Installation of Tooling
  • Robot set up and process
  • Material changes
  • Colour changes
  • Process optimisation
  • 3 shift working

Moulding Technician Requirements

  • To have experience of setting plastic injection mould machines
  • Trouble shooting knowledge
  • Experience of Process optimisation
  • Tooling installations
  • Happy to work 3 shifts
  • This would suit someone who wants to work in a friendly, stable working environment where you would enjoy longevity and excellent prospects
  • There is also plenty of Overtime available

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


We are looking for a HEAD OF PRODUCTION to jpoin a family-owned manufacturing organisation, who have been established for over 100 years.

This is a large, highly reputable organisation, and as HEAD OF PRODUCTION, you will be given complete accountability, and full responsibility to manage all their Process plants.

Head of Production Benefits:

  • £60,000
  • Company Car
  • Long established and well- known organisation
  • Generous Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Stable Company
  • Fantastic Long-term prospects

Duties of Head of Production

  • Management and accountability for all process manufacturing plants
  • Managing direct reports
  • Oversee all process improvement activities, waste elimination and carbon net zero
  • Control budget and Capex expenditure
  • Ensure compliance with all SHE policies, procedures and HSE/EA intervention plans

Requirement of Head of Production

  • It is essential that you have a Degree, preferably in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • Experience of SHE requirements and process safety management
  • Significant man-management experience 
  • Strong leadership skills
  • To be able to show excellent commercial awareness, having managed budgets and costs
  • Chemical synthesis experience
  • Ambitious and motivated

The role is commutable from Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Aldridge, Lichfield, Tamworth, Tyseley, Redditch, Telford, Kidderminster, Smethwick, West Bromwich, Worcester, Tamworth and Halesowen

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


A great opportunity has arisen for an Operative to join a busy, local manufacturing organisation.  

This company is unique, no one else manufactures their products, giving them a certain level of stability and consistency.

Development prospects, for you as the Operative – Printing, would be very special.  Most people within this organisation, started at a certain level, and have progressed, including the Senior Managers!

They are a hugely successful organisation, and this is a perfect time to join them.

Operative Benefits:

  • £21,000 - £23,000
  • Days role
  • Possibility of moving to shifts at a later date if needed
  • Free Parking
  • Free hot and cold drinks
  • Death in service
  • Outstanding Prospects
  • Super working conditions, very friendly

Duties of Operative - Printing

  • Operator led daily maintenance of the printing press
  • Loading and unloading material rolls
  • Operating Laser Cutting and slitting systems
  • Control the quality of print and waste
  • Filling in inspection logs
  • Quality control checks
  • Ensure production targets are met
  • Reduce error rate
  • Scrap reduction

Requirements of Operative - Printing

  • You will have Printing Operative experience
  • Ideally, you will have been involved with Quality Control checks
  • Happy to work days
  • If you have digital printing experience that would be the icing on the cake!
  • Superb communication skills

The role is commutable from Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Aldridge, Lichfield, Tamworth, Tyseley, Redditch, Smethwick, West Bromwich and Halesowen

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


Probe Technical Recruitment is looking to recruit a dual skilled role as both a Laser Operator & Press operator on behalf of a leading manufacturer in the industry

The salary and the working pattern for this role as a Laser/press operator are as follows:

  • Salary - £31,000 – including shift allowance
  • Working pattern - 3 weekly rotating shifts of days – 6am to 2pm, afternoons – 2pm to 10pm, and nights – 10pm to 6am
  • Days of work - Monday – Friday with occasional overtime available at weekends.
  • Overtime
  • Pension

The experience required for this role as a Laser Operator & Press operator will be as follows:

  • To operate 5 axis and flatbed laser machines to process stainless steel & mild steel sheet or pressed components.
  • Previous experience in setting and operating CNC Laser Machines is essential.
  • The role will also include operation of Hydraulic & Mechanical Power Presses as & when required.

The skills required for this role as a Laser Operator & Press operator are as follows:

  • Conversant with operation and minor program modifications to 5 Axis and Flatbed Laser Machines.
  • Capable of carrying out basic daily/weekly maintenance of Laser Machines to ensure correct operation.
  • Ability to read and work from Engineering/CAD drawings at a basic/intermediate level.
  • Inspecting finished components against sample and drawings at defined frequencies.
  • Ensure accurate completion of all job activities including all associated administrative duties.
  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment such as vernier callipers.
  • Capable of identifying plant and equipment faults and reporting them to the Team Leader.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all Health & Safety Policies are adhered to.
  • Capable of maintaining good housekeeping in the process, particularly own work area.
  • Capable of working as part of a team to achieve deadlines.
  • Capable of transferring to other work within the manufacturing process, including operating production equipment and power presses.

This Laser Operator & Press Operator Role is commutable from: Nottingham, Newark, Grantham, Lincoln, and Mansfield

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


Overview for this Press Brake Setter / Operators role:

We are recruiting for an experienced press brake operator/setter position, whereby the operator needs to be comfortable setting the press brake, performing daily safety checks, understanding of the machine for operational and safety aspect is a must. Current presses operating 3x 3 Meter and 1x 4 Meter press.

The operator must be able to read technical drawings to produce the companies bespoke products. Whilst technical drawings are provided you will be expected to use your technical experience to ensure when setting your programme any issues you may come across will be dealt with and raised accordingly. Power press trained preferred but not essential. General understanding of fabrication is required.

Responsibilities and duties for this Press Brake Setter / Operators role:

  • Always follow all Health & Safety rules in the workplace, without fail. This means behaving in accordance with the company Health & Safety guidelines.
  • Ensure your press is in good working order before and after working shift.    
  • Ensure all work activities are geared towards achieving collective Operational KPI`s.
  • Ensure adherence to ISO: 9001, taking responsibility that quality checks are being done and that record-keeping within Prodsmart is maintained.
  • Support a 5S approach, ensuring your area is tidy and organised including a daily audit of your working area at the start / end of the shift.
  • To have basic knowledge and experience of working with the grades of steel used in Company fabrications (predominately Grade 304 with some DX51D & Grade 316).
  • Report any machine issues to Management as and when they arise.

Experience required for this Press Brake Setter / Operators role:

  • CNC Pressbrake Operation
  • CNC Pressbrake Setting
  • Good understanding of technical drawings
  • Basic understanding of general fabrication
  • Committed to high quality output and excellent customer service

Personal Attributes for this Pres Brake Setter / Operators role:

  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible can-do attitude. 
  • Ability to adapt to new technology and work to timetables and deadlines 

Hours and salary for this Press Brake Setter / Operators role:

  • Sunday to Thursday – 10pm to 6am
  • Hourly Rate – £16.62 per hour
  • Overtime during the week at x 1.33
  • Overtime during the weekend at x 1.5

The following areas are easily commutable for this role as a Press Brake Setter / Operators – Derby, Burton, Tamworth, Nottingham and  Mansfield 

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


We are a well-respected employer who produce products for a NON Automotive market sector, we are seeking to recruit a number of proven Maintenance Technicians, to join our maintenance team. 


  • Dependent on your chosen working hours we offer a starting salaries in the region of £31,500 - £36,750
  • Paid Overtime at Premium Rates
  • Company Pension
  • Stable Working Environment as we are a Key Worker Specific Sector.

Duties of a Maintenance Technician  

  • As a proven Maintenance Technician you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance across our plant, which will require you to have experience of supporting plant and equipment within either a manufacturing, process or production environment. 

Requirements of a Maintenance Technician  

  • You must hold formal Electrical qualifications to either a City & Guilds Level or NVQ standard and ideally be apprentice trained. The role will require you to have core electrical & reasonable mechanical abilities. 

The Maintenance Technician role is commutable from Bedworth, Coventry, Leamington, Nuneaton & Rugby

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


A brand-new outstanding opportunity has a risen for a Sales Manager who has a strong Business/Account Management relationship experience.

Do you have previous experience as a Sales Manager in the Automotive industry? Would you like to be a part of an innovative company whose clients include many of the Automotive industry leaders?

The ideal candidate will have worked as a Sales Manager or as a Project Manager previously. With a track record in Business Development and experience in working with small and large OEM, within the Automotive sector. 

If you are looking to progress your career and join a growing company, then this is the position for you

  • £60,000 - £64,000 – Basic Salary – Negotiable on Experience 
  • Earn Great Commission
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays
  • Modern working environment and flexible working practices

Sales Manager Duties:

  • Consistently Win New Business 
  • Relationship Management: Develop and maintain relationships with leaders, decision makers, and key employees externally (at customers) and internally within the company
  • Comfortable travelling within the UK and potentially worldwide
  • Brand Advocate: Educate and inform customers of the competencies, experience and portfolio of services and products that the company offer locally and globally
  • Drive Growth and Ensure Client Satisfaction

Sales Manager Requirements:

  • Experience working with Key Decision Makers, Partners and Stakeholders
  • Experience in Automotive Engineering and its typical Development processes & lifecycle
  • History of Winning New Major Clients 
  • Preferable has an Engineering or Business Degree 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and great Negotiation skills

This is an exciting role and ideally suitable for someone with previous experience as a Sales Manager/Project Manager, who is looking to advance their career in the Automotive sector at an industry leading company.

This role is commutable from: Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, Burton-on-Trent, Stafford, Derby, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Cannock, Lichfield

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994


One of the leading Technology Research and Development organisations in the Midlands are currently seeking an experienced Systems Engineer, to design system solutions to enhance a vehicles, safety, performance and energy efficiency.

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. 

Systems 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 Systems Engineer 

  • The analysis of customer requirements, functional safety requirements, relevant legislation and standards to develop system requirement specifications. 
  • The use of proven system analysis and design methodologies to develop elegant efficient solutions to meet the project requirements. 
  • Working closely with the Functional Safety Department to ensure the analysis and development of appropriate functional safety requirements. 
  • Liaison with other engineering disciplines to develop system design specifications and algorithms. 
  • Plan, conduct and review testing of new software, hardware and calibrations at a variety of levels including integration testing, dyno testing and vehicle level testing, sometimes including worldwide field trips. 
  • The calibration of system functions to comply with project requirements. Complete sign-off procedures for vehicle algorithms, calibrations and final product testing. Undertake system and vehicle development and problem-solving within tight timescales. 
  • Fully document the design development and verification of developed systems. 
  • Understand and comply with company and customer confidentiality agreements and maintain the security of company and customer property. 

Systems Engineer – Requirements:

  • A formal qualification / Degree in a relevant science or Engineering disciplines. 
  • Experience of requirements analysis and management, preferably using dedicated requirements management tools (e.g., DOORS, Cradle, MKS).
  • Good experience of Configuration management Tools (e.g., MKS) 
  • Experience of systems design methodologies 
  • Hands on experience of developing control algorithms for automotive applications 
  • Knowledge or familiarity of, Software C-code, MATLAB, CAN and flexray communication protocols and toolchain. 
  • A good understanding of electronic hardware techniques and an ability to interpret circuit schematics. 
  • Knowledge of the use of microcontrollers within real time embedded systems 
  • 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