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

 

We currently have a great opportunity for a suitable engineer to join a design and manufacturer of control systems. The organisation considers themselves to be agile and highly innovative, embracing their technology to introduce custom solutions for their blue-chip customer base. As a company they have a strong family culture which provides a positive working environment where employees feel valued and trusted. They are a global company with offices in the UK, Europe, USA, Australia and China.

The Role:

Due to the organisation doubling in size over the last five years and growing its presence in their international markets and across key applications in a myriad of industries. A new position for an Application Support Engineer has been created. 

As part of the UK Safety Application Support team you will become the first point of call for technical queries pre and post-sale. Your personable, action orientated style, will deliver fast resolution to customer queries through your own technical skills and pulling on internal knowledge. This is a role aimed at individuals with relevant engineering skills and with some appropriate industry experience, however recently qualified engineers with 12 months+ experience will be considered. You will receive training and mentorship as you learn about all areas of the business through your role.

Application Support Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Respond to technical enquiries through internal platforms to deliver excellent service to customers, providing both pre and post technical sales support.
  • Contribute to technical investigations as they support their customers, working closely with Engineering Design, Customer Solutions and Sales.
  • Develop key knowledge on organisations product range, with understanding of key applications. 
  • Contribute to and create new ways to keep customers informed on products as they develop new materials, training and services.
  • Contribute to a culture of process improvement within the Safety Application Support team.

Requirements:

  • Relevant engineering qualification at higher education level (HND / Degree) in Electronic Engineering.
  • Relevant industry experience preferred – 12 months+
  • Approachable and personable style with good presentation and communication skills
  • A strong culture fit – with a bias for action, accountability and teamwork
  • Willingness to travel (International)

The Application Support Engineer will be involved in all areas of customer liaison, whilst working closely with other internal departments, giving a successful applicant the opportunity to develop a career that offers variety and fast track career progression. 

Applicants with 12 months+ working experience post-Graduation in Electronics or Mechatronics would be suitable to apply for this role.

The company offers excellent benefits and bonuses, based of both individual and company performance and a strong track record of developing individuals with career progression opportunities. 

  • £25,000 - £34,000 
  • Pension 
  • Bonus 
  • 25 Days Hols + Bank Holidays 
  • Early Finish on Fridays 

Commutable from – Birmingham, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Telford, Lichfield, Stafford, West Bromwich

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

This is an excellent and varied opportunity with an internationally recognised brand.

Besides being a key part of the design team, the Product Design Engineer will be involved in the whole process, from concept to production, and bringing of products to market through development, including tool design and testing.

Client operates from a fully automated and modern facility, with all manufacturing being done in-house. 

There is also a clear and defined progression plan, with real opportunities to develop further.

Benefits

  • £28,000 - £31,000
  • 8:30am – 16:45pm Monday to Thursday, 8:30am – 15:45pm Friday
  • 45 minute lunch break
  • 25 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Company Bonus 
  • Group Personal Pension scheme – employer 3% contribution
  • Free Life Insurance – 4 times annual salary
  • Company sick pay (up to 26 weeks dependent on service)
  • Subsidised canteen & vending
  • Free Car-parking
  • Health plan

Key Responsibilities

  • Respond to commercial briefs for product specifications
  • Developing innovative ideas for new products
  • Developing drawings to obtain design approval
  • Designing new products on 3D CAD
  • Prototyping new products as required
  • Testing new products and using analysis to review / improve product design, testing and evaluating competitors’ products
  • Ensure all processes are adhered to and documentation completed 

Person Specification:

  • 2 – 5 years experience
  • Product Design Degree or similar  
  • Demonstrable Product Design and Consumer Products experience
  • Experience of designing with Plastics, specifically injection moulding
  • Background experience of 3D CAD is essential - Siemens NX experience would be advantageous 
  • Designing components for plastic injection moulding domestic components is essential and commissioning injection mould tools is preferred but not essential
  • Experience liaising with tooling and manufacturing engineers is preferred but not essential

This Role is Commutable From: Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Walsall, Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, Coleshill, Leicester.

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

Quantity Surveyor (Infrastructure) 

We are currently working with a company that operates nationwide, providing integrated consultancy services for major infrastructure and development schemes, who has a reputation of designing and delivering some of the most complex projects in the UK.

As an organisation they have a proven track record of delivery in residential, commercial, retail, public and infrastructure sectors, with significant project experience in planning, designing and delivering strategic highways and bridges, flood alleviation works, transport plans, major utility installations, high rise buildings, new towns, schools/leisure centres, public buildings and business parks.

Their teams are structured to provide efficient, cost effective and dynamic advice, often against challenging timescales and with significant complexities. 

The Quantity Surveyor role within the company will require an enthusiastic, dynamic, and motivated individual with a junior or experienced background working as a Quantity Surveyor in recent times.

This is a great opportunity for a successful candidate to join the business in a role offering the prospect to work with experienced Quantity Surveyors and Project Consultants and provide a wide range of development consultancy services.

  • Viability Analysis.
  • Commercial and Contract Advice.
  • Contract Administration.
  • Cost Planning and Reporting.

The Quantity Surveyor position will offer the chance to work on some of the largest development programmes in the UK, taking the project lead and driving forward the key stages of project design and delivery.

Based in the organisations building in Southwest Birmingham, the position will liaise and work with other parties and travel when needed to visit and support projects throughout their delivery stages and lifecycles.

Experience Required 

  • A formal Qualification in Quantity Surveying 
  • Fully conversant with MS office – Word, Excel Outlook, Project 
  • Some recent exposure of Quality Management Systems 
  • 12 – 18 months post qualification sector experience 

If you are looking to progress your career in a driven environment working on nationally significant development and infrastructure projects and are looking to extend your experience within the field of QS, please get in touch.

Good Salary Package, Pension, Career Progression 

Commutable from Birmingham, Coventry, Warwick, Leicester, Oxford, Worcester, Lichfield

Probe Technical Recruitment, Celebrating 26 Years of Technical Engineering Recruitment Excellence

 

A company with a long track record for innovation and offering tailored bespoke solutions to its global customer base, is currently seeking an Electronic Design Engineer to enhance their R&D Team.

As a company they design and develop a range of technical mechatronic products that are often required to work in partnership with other electronic technologies and equipment.

Their own internal team consists of experienced personnel in the areas of Software, Electronic and Product Design and this position will support all of these areas, with a biased toward Electronic Hardware Development, but with daily interaction with Digital, Software and Mechanical applications as well. 

The company are currently busy with the development of three new platforms that are required for delivery and testing early 2021, so the team are extremely busy developing and prototyping new technologies to ensure this target can be achieved. 

The position will be offered the opportunity to work remotely and on-site for the initial first 6 months, but the role will then be likely to be reverted back to purely on-site working, so applicants should ideally be situated within a 1 hour commuting distance of the office (South Manchester) 

Experience of the following would be extremely useful: 

  • Schematic Layout and PCB
  • Good working knowledge of STM32 Cortex M4
  • Exposure to Visual Studio, C++, C#, Python, bash
  • Good experience in Source Control, e.g. GIT, subversion
  • Collaboration tools, e.g. Confluence
  • Bluetooth 5 modules & Wi-Fi modules
  • USB 3 Type-C including Power Delivery control via STUSB
  • Digital/Analog signal conditioning
  • Control circuitry, load drivers, stepper motor control
  • Design for EMC and other certifications (e.g. CE, LVD, CB, FCC, UL, CCC, etc)
  • Capable of ‘bringing up prototype hardware’, and be comfortable using scopes, bus analysers, etc
  • Building, testing, debugging prototypes and early production models
  • Design of test equipment and procedures for high reliability production of volume parts
  • Experience of Windows App, Android, iOS or other mobile application development would be useful

Requirements for the Electronic Design Engineer role:

  • A positive attitude is essential as is flexibility, creativity and pragmatism
  • Ability to self-manage project work loads
  • Good analytical skills
  • Problem solving abilities
  • The understanding and learning of new technologies
  • A degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineering or related discipline
  • Experience of developing embedded electronic hardware and software for real-time and mobile systems

The company will offer:

  • 37.5 hour working week 
  • Contributory pension scheme (5%/5%)
  • Private Healthcare
  • 29 days paid holiday increasing with service
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • A friendly relaxed atmosphere where everyone is focused on creating excellent products
  • Remote working for the first 6 months

Commutable from: Manchester, Wrexham, Macclesfield, Crewe, Stoke-on-Trent, Liverpool, Runcorn

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

This is a technology-focused company, specializing in control system design, install and commissioning.

They have been supporting end users and mechanical system integrators for several years and over this time have become a specialist in automated systems.

The Role

They are now looking to strengthen and reinforce the team, with an experienced Electrical Design Engineer, ideally suited to someone looking for the next challenge in their career. The right candidate will take ownership of the electrical design for the ongoing development of new and existing systems. 

On a day to day basis, perform electrical design activities associated with the delivery of projects, to end users and partners, from project launch to handover on site.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Interpret design input information to produce electrical control panel/ system designs based on the current ISO, EN, and BS standards
  • Production of all associated documentation including, but not limited to, design calculations, design/safety specifications, operation and maintenance manuals, installation designs and drawing.
  • Design & production of electrical layouts & schematic drawings using appropriate CAD tools
  • Ongoing management of Bill of Materials to support project and spares procurement
  • Preparation and ongoing management of manufacturing documentation and technical files and participate in design reviews, new project meetings and customer-facing meetings, providing technical support to other departments, as required
  • Operate in accordance to the company’s ISO 9001 policy

Person Specification

This is a rewarding position, offering the successful candidate an opportunity to be part of a highly professional team looking to innovate and drive performance.

The successful candidate will have / be:

  • Ideally educated to Degree level, or a minimum of HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering 
  • Prior experience working in a similar role, including electrical design and commissioning would be highly advantageous 
  • Familiar with 415v motor drive systems, soft starts, and inverter drives and familiar with 24v DC motor drive systems would be useful
  • Previous use of AutoCAD (EPLAN highly advantageous)
  • Working knowledge of relevant standards governing the controls automation industry

Hours and Benefits:

  • £35,000 - £45,000 dependant on experience
  • Flexi time working, 37.5 hours per week
  • Health insurance
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Performance based bonus

Commutable From: Burton Upon Trent, Loughborough, Nottingham, Mansfield, Chesterfield.

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994
 

 

Based in the Birmingham area, the organisation supply into a wide range of industries across the whole of the UK, delivering high quality and fabrication at the best possible prices.  Huge investment has gone into this facility, to ensure that they can guarantee quality throughout the entire project.

They have been established for many years, working with all different types of industries, such as offshore oil and gas, renewable energy, nuclear and aerospace.  This is a growing business, offering plenty of growth and stability.

DUTIES

  • Set and Operate CNC Milling Machines
  • Supporting the Section Leader with Work order scheduling and job priority progression
  • Improving the efficiency of operations
  • Active participation in continuous improvement activities

REQIUREMENTS:

  • Experience with Setting and Operating CNC Milling machines
  • Any programming skills would be highly advantageous
  • Fanuc controls

BENEFITS:

  • £12 / £16 Per Hour
  • Pension
  • Days
  • Immediate Start

This would suit someone who is looking to settle into a permanent role.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

An organisation that has a proud history of manufacturing high quality products is currently seeking a Manufacturing Planning Manager to oversee the planning and procurement of projects, to ensure a fast-moving manufacturing environment can function effectively. 

The company are seeing continued growth throughout 2020 and are looking to expand their operation in 2021, so a leader is required to manage a small team of individuals to ensure the buying and planning activities run smoothly.

Planning Managers Duties:

  • Manage Day-to-Day activities of a fast-paced environment by giving direction to team members
  • Strive to implement Continuous Improvement processes 
  • Manage all buying, stock control and spend & pricing functions 
  • Be creative in development new methods that overcome daily issues and problems 
  • Good relationship building methods with internal and external parties 
  • Monitor production in-line with incoming stock levels 
  • Reduce the holding of stock (JIT) 
  • Control Materials and Stock from multi sites 
  • Plan and adapt to future production trends 
  • Liaise with all senior management and sales teams on a regular basis 
  • Ensure production release and build dates are planned for to reduce issues 
  • Manage the order and purchasing systems to maintain smooth delivery and timing 
  • Develop and built internal MRP Systems  
  • Controls logistics and production build control 

This is great opportunity for an experienced Production Planner to join a friendly, but fast paced manufacturing environment that will offer autonomy and responsibility for delivery and the management of processes.

Candidates applying for this position should have at least 5 years recent experience of Production Planning with exposure to purchasing duties. They should have also worked in a fast-paced manufacturing environment where materials and stock are changing and being replenished on a frequent basis.

Good communication and presentation skills are a must 

A formal qualification in manufacturing, engineering or planning would also be desired.

The company will offer a good salary package, pension, 25 Days Holidays and a regular day (Mon- Fri) working pattern. 

This could be a great opportunity for someone who has previously worked in either Consumer Goods, Automotive (Interior / Exterior Trim), Aerospace (Cabin / Seating), Marine or Commercial Vehicle (Interiors) 

Commutable from: Birmingham, Droitwich, Cannock, Redditch, Solihull, Stourbridge, Worcester, Wolverhampton, 

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

Are you a Toolmaker, looking for your next career move as we have an immediate vacancy for a Toolmaker to join a fantastic, successful manufacturing business, who are now incredibility busy.  They are renowned for being at the forefront of technology and being extremely friendly.

If you are a Toolmaker looking for an immediate start, this could be just the job for you!

DUTIES:

  • New and refurb of plastic injection mould tooling
  • Ensuring tooling complies with company standards
  • Working shifts
  • Monitor tooling spares
  • Support tooling trials
  • Operation of overhead crane

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Essential that you have Toolmaking experience
  • You must have exposure to plastic injection mould tools
  • The ability to read engineering drawings
  • Happy to work shifts
  • Laser welding would be beneficial
  • We can offer an IMMEDIATE START if needed

BENEFITS:

  • £34,000 - £38,000
  • Shifts
  • Full order books, very busy organisation
  • Very friendly facility, you will have plenty of support

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994