Job Description

Benefits

Negotiable Salary (DOE), Homeworking, Car Allowance, Company Pension, Private Medical Insurance & Life Insurance

Role Overview

  • Client is looking to recruit an experienced Piling Design Engineer, to work within their estimating team, who is looking to progress their career, working within a homeworking role. As a business, they are committed to the professional development of their employees and this is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and expanding business.
  • The teams principal objective is to identify new business opportunities by preparing design solutions, estimates and tender proposals for the delivery of a variety of piling disciplines that meets the customer’s needs and in accordance with the Company’s Sales and Commercial Strategy.
  • The role is design and estimating. You will need to be proficient in working with relevant design software and have an understanding of the estimating process. You will be expected to work from a bill of quantities or a set of drawings and any other form of enquiry documents a client will issue and provide piling designs and price estimates for everything from a one-off scheme to ongoing projects which will be completed over several months.
  • You will be required to follow a project through with any design requirements as the project develops or progresses.
  • You will be expected to have combined site experience with quantity surveying skills, commercial acumen and a mind capable of financial analysis.
  • This is a customer focused role that requires you to have the ability to engage with clients to determine their needs and articulate those requirements in order to provide a solution-based proposal.

Design and Estimating Skills Required

  • Interpret architectural engineering plans, blueprints and specification drawings to determine the scope of works
  • Check the tender requirements against the Company’s governance procedure and accordance with the Company’s Sales and Commercial Strategy to determine the most appropriate engineering design solution for the installation of sheet steel, driven or bored piles, etc
  • Prepare designs for fully embedded retaining walls, cantilever and propped solutions, bearing piles either bored driven or VCC using information supplied by the client or suitable generic engineering values for the soil strata present on site 
  • In conjunction with the Contracts Manager, conduct site inspections for tender understanding, analysis of conditions, assessment of risk and identification of activities that may or may not be shown in the tender documents
  • Review contract conditions and incorporate the Company’s requirements within a written tender submission document
  • Liaise with client on an ongoing basis to determine progress of tender
  • Comply with stated Company policies and procedures relating to health and safety legislation

Essential Qualifications and Work Experience

  • BA Engineering / Civil Engineering – or equivalent in relevant experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience in heavy civil engineering

Working Hours

  • Minimum 40 hrs per week as dictated to meet the needs of the business.
  • The pressure and fixed nature of deadlines means some late nights may be needed. Overnight stays are rare, but you will need to travel to meet clients on site.

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994

SIMILAR JOBS

 

This is a UK based opportunity for a Field Service Engineer to install and service/repair mechanical pressing and sawing machinery used within the building industry with this successful global manufacturer based from their site in Dudley. 

Field Service Engineer Role Benefits:

  • £32,000 basic salary, Monday to Friday, £38k - £40k OTE
  • 25 days holiday + paid Bank Holidays.
  • 5% company pension
  • Performance related Annual bonus
  • Life Assurance

Field Service Engineer Role Description

  • In the role of Field Service Engineer you will be installing and attending service/repair visits on mechanical pressing and sawing machinery used within the building industry.
  • You will be covering a UK wide customer base and a van is provided.
  • The basic hours for this role are 40 hours Monday – Friday with expectation for overtime and occasional weekend work. 

Field Service Engineer Skills and Qualifications:

  • Successful candidates will ideally hold both Electrical and Mechanical abilities and will be time served with a relevant Engineering qualification.
  • I would be keen to hear from Multiskilled Engineers who have experience supporting heavy plant or construction machinery.
  • Experience of mechanical breakdowns and fault finding is key to this role, as is an eye for detail and problem solving skills.
  • If you hold good communication skills, are flexible, and able to work independently, then we would love to hear from you.

In return you will joining an existing Field Service team at this successful and thriving manufacturer based from their site in Dudley.

This Field Service Engineer position is commutable from: Dudley, Stourbridge, Halesowen, West Bromwich, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Walsall and surrounding areas. 

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

 

We are currently seeking a Product Development Engineer to join a global manufacturing company who design and develop a range of valves and fittings. The role will be based in organisations West Midlands Design Centre and support the companies European Manufacturing facilities.

Benefits on offer to the right Product Development Engineer:

  • £34,000 - £40,000
  • Contributory pension 5%
  • Life assurance
  • 5 weeks annual holiday, plus statutory days (33 Days)
  • Flexible working hours 

The purpose of the role is to be part of the innovation and concept development team and be responsible for the original design concepts from external and internal customers, project manage the design phase of the projects with costs and manufacturing capability and compliance considerations and be involved in the full lifecycle of design from concept through to production. 

Key Responsibilities of Product Development Engineer

  • The development of design concepts to a fully designed new product in accordance with specified project briefs, whilst achieving minimal cost, manufacturing capability and compliance with relevant standards.
  • Full lifecycle design from concept to production
  • Review existing and new products and recommend improvements/ cost savings.
  • Liaise with marketing and other departments, manufacturing sites, and functions to determine suitable solutions.
  • Be directly involved with the manufacture and testing of prototype products to develop new product concepts with a hands-on role.
  • Participate in cross-functional product development teams.
  • Control of drawings and specifications for products related to UK site.
  • Designing products and producing production drawings to agreed development specification.
  • Liaising with external suppliers on design enquiries.
  • Providing answers / training of newly developed products to the technical team, sales and marketing.

Product Development Engineer Requirements:

  • Strong experience working in the engineering industry as a product development engineer or similar, ideally 5 years plus.
  • Engineering Degree qualified or similar 
  • A background in design and development of new products with experience in non-ferrous metals and metal forming processes.
  • Exposure of design original concept to the design and development of new products.
  • Experience of full product life cycle design including project management.
  • Good experience and competence with 3D CAD
  • Knowledge of FEA stress analysis and FEA simulation software.

This is a great opportunity for a Design / Development Engineer to take full ownership of projects and work with overseas partners.

This role is commutable from: Birmingham, Worcester, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Cannock, Redditch

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

We have a great opportunity to be part of an established but growing SME, who are seeking to strengthen their R&D team with a Senior Design Engineer.
 
The company have a strong track record in the bespoke vehicle development field and have already launch and released a series of successful products to market in recent years. 

They are now seeking to expand their product capabilities with the design and development of a new range of vehicles and are seeking a good mechanical biased engineer to join their ranks. They are investing in New Product Development and producing innovative, pioneering products, whilst continually to refine their existing range is the direction the company are committed to going forward.

As one of the R&D Senior CAD Engineers, you will be a competent engineer with a hands-on approach, sharing workloads evenly and communicating with staff at all levels. The role will be supporting the new product development strategy across a growing catalogue of products & you will take ownership of projects from day 1 and be involved in all aspects of the new product introduction where duties may include leading a team through conceptualisation, to design and homologation as well as researching improvements to the existing line. 

The position will take a lead role in finding and developing technology to ensure the company maintain their position as industry leaders.

Benefits on offer to the Senior Design Engineer:

  • Permanent Position 
  • £40,000 - £45,000
  • 33 Days Holidays
  • Contributory Pension 
  • 37.5 Hrs Per Week
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking

Duties of Senior Design Engineer will include:

  • Preparation of Engineering Change Requests and proposals.
  • Engineering programme delivery and project ownership
  • Design, development, and testing of new products
  • Looking for new and innovative products
  • Working with operations to set up and ensure smooth introduction of new products
  • Working with the product quality manager

The right candidate for this role will be someone who has strong experience within an Engineering/R&D team who has good mechanical design experience, knowledge of the design of manufacturing of metal components & manufacturing techniques and a solid understanding of engineering principles (mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic).

Senior Design Engineer Requirements:

  • Engineering degree qualified (Mechanical or Design biased)
  • Exposure to Project/Program Management with a proven record on meeting deadlines, delivering on commitments, and working to a budget.
  • Min 2 years’ R&D/CAD experience
  • Quality Management Experience (ISO 9001)
  • Awareness of Type Approval or a “Production Part Approval Process” (PPAP)
  • Previous CAD experience (ideally Solidworks) – able to create and interpret technical drawings
  • Goof exposure to designing and working with Sheet Metal is essential.
  • Good communication skills - communicating with suppliers, customers and co-workers
  • Background within Automotive (or similar manufacturing sector) would be an advantage

This Senior Design Engineer's role is commutable from: Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Lichfield, Cannock, Stafford

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

 

This is a great opportunity within a leading company’s centre of excellence, which is privately owned and with operations in 20 countries. In the UK, they develop and manufacture bespoke products, with over 90% being exported.

They currently have a number of patents, world firsts and are committed to continuous product development on a concurrent engineering basis. 

Product Development Engineer Package and Benefits

  • £35,000 - £38,000 dependant on experience
  • £4,000 company performance bonus
  • Free life Assurance
  • Joint contributory pension scheme, 
  • Private medical insurance (after a qualifying period)
  • 37.5 hours per week – with flexible hours
  • Early finish on Friday’s

This Product Development Engineer's role is Commutable From: Milton Keynes, Leicester, Peterborough, Rugby, Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Banbury, Market Harborough, St Neots

The Role

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Product Development Engineer within the Research and Development Department providing life-cycle support of existing products across clients range of products. 

This position would suit someone who is currently in a Product Development Engineer role, a Product Engineer, Design Engineer or possibly even a Draughtsman.

Product Development Engineer Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • The Product Development Engineer will be evaluating and implementing design change requests related to the full range of products. 
  • Preparing, maintaining and revision control of 3D CAD models, drawings and BOM’s using SolidWorks and Keytech PLM software, including the updating and correcting of CAD modelling errors in legacy SolidWorks Drawings, Parts and Assemblies.
  • Re-drawing legacy AutoCAD designs in SolidWorks and providing CAD draughting support to Research and Development Engineers.
  • Working closely with and supporting other departments (Production, Production Engineering, Purchasing, Quality) and suppliers to improve existing designs with respect to design for manufacture and assembly.
  • Provide assistance to other departments and suppliers to help solve technical problems during manufacture and assembly.
  • Oversee validation testing required during the design change process and summarise results in a technical report.
  • Provide input to new product development based on experience of existing products. Performance of other tasks as detailed by the Product Development Manager and/or the R&D Manager.

Product Development Engineer Key Skills Required:

  • HNC, HND or Degree in Mechanical and / or Production Engineering (ideally).
  • A minimum of 5 years practical experience in 3D CAD is essential, preferably using SolidWorks.
  • Experience in PLM Systems and document revision control.
  • Familiar with the principles of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Experience in a product development and product manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of special materials such as austenitic and Duplex stainless steels, hastelloy, titanium, tantalum etc. would be an advantage.
  • Ideally knowledge of permanent joining methods such as welding, brazing, adhesive bonding etc and knowledge of manufacturing processes such as casting, injection moulding, machining, fabrication, forming etc.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering 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.

BENEFITS

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

DUTIES OF THE QUALITY ENGINEER

  • 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.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE QUALITY ENGINEER

  • 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

 

My client is one of the most respected employers regionally, who produce over 2 million products a year. 

Benefits:

Opportunities like this don’t come around every day, this is a career changing opportunity to join to join an organisation that have enviable reputation for producing world leading products, where you will be given the opportunity to continue to grow as a manager with a genuine career path and progression. 

  • Starting salary in the region of £45,000 - £50,000
  • Tax Efficient Car Options
  • Annual Bonus
  • BUPA
  • Exceptional Company Pension
  • Above Average Holiday Entitlement
  • Free Gym Membership. 

Duties of a Maintenance Manager:  

As Maintenance Manager you will lead a multi-disciplined team to ensure the companies state of the art production facility operates to its optimum and that downtime is kept to a minimum. 

As part of your role you will also be tasked with driving improvement within the skills base of your team, allied to the performance of the plant and equipment on site. You will also be responsible for both Capex and Continuous Improvement Projects across the facility. 

Requirements of a Maintenance Manager:

You must be qualified to either an HND or Degree level and have a proven background in leading a maintenance team within a highly technical manufacturing environment, where you have had direct responsibility for plant performance, achieving targets, process development, mentoring staff, setting and monitoring KPI’s and managing plant critical projects. 

The role also requires you to hold strong IT competences and be comfortable in presenting technical reports at board level. 

If you have hesitated about moving over the past few years, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join an organisation that have enviable reputation for producing world leading products.

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

 

We are a well-respected employer within the engineering sector and are seeking to recruit proven Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician to join our established maintenance team. 

Benefits: 

  • Salary in the region of £39,000
  • Paid Overtime at Premium Rates
  • Company Pension
  • Stable Working Environment. 

Duties of a Maintenance Technician    

As a proven Multi Skilled 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 fast-paced manufacturing, process or production environment.

Requirements of a Maintenance Technician    

Ideally you will be apprentice trained but must be qualified Mechanically and have some understanding of Plc Controls and Robot applications. However you must be multi skilled in your abilities. Having gained your Maintenance experience from supporting plant and equipment within a fast paced manufacturing, process or production environment. 

This Maintenance Technician's role is commutable from Allesley, Bedworth, Coventry, Nuneaton, Rugby & Solihull 

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