Maintenance Engineer

Job Description


I am recruiting for a very exciting opportunity for a client based currently near Winchester. We are looking for a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer who wishes to develop in to a Supervisory / Management role to align with the planned site move in 2024. Opportunities like this do not come up often, so this is an extremely sensational role. The site will operate by a fully integrated control system to maximise efficiency, delivering to a customer base across southern England & Wales.

The benefits package for the Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer role include:

  • Salary £40k + OT. 
  • Future Supervisory candidate will probably work core 8-hour day including breaks, between 7am & 5pm (to be agreed locally as required to meet business needs). There will be requirement to cover shifts to support the team for holidays or sickness,
  • Some weekend work will be required for planned maintenance. The site will normally run approx. 4 out of 8 bank holidays.
  • Overtime pay is at x1.5, Bank Holidays & Sundays x2.0
  • Employer Pension contribution at 4% Salary (employee 5%)
  • Life insurance at 2 x salary
  • 24 days holiday p.a.
  • The Supervisory rate will increase when the transfer toto the new site is triggered, c£45k on current rate+ bonus.
  • Relocation package will be available if the qualification criteria are met. If the individual is located nearer the new site area an alternative package will be available to support travel to Winchester.

We are looking for a dynamic person who has a good Engineering background along with a good understanding of H&S compliance and currently in a Maintenance Engineer role. 

The key areas for focus at the new site will be:

  • The daily management of maintenance activities through own employees and third-party contractors. 
  • Ensure the whole site is maintained in a safe and secure manner.
  • Manage Safety systems to ensure compliance to regulator standards across the site
  • Manage & run the CMMS.
  • Identify improvement opportunities to improve plant performance & efficiency along with driving 5S standards across the site.

We would be very keen to talk to Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineers based around Newbury, Andover, Salisbury, Burbage, Calne and Winchester.

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



We are seeking to recruit a proven Maintenance Supervisor to work alongside our Maintenance & Engineering Managers who support our large, complex operation located within the Wiltshire region.

Maintenance Supervisor  Benefits: 

  • £45,000
  • Paid Overtime
  • Company Pension
  • 33 Days Holiday Entitlement
  • Stable Working Environment as we are a Key Worker Specific Sector.

Duties of an Maintenance Supervisor 

  • You will be required to lead the shift team providing “hands on” technical support whilst also developing the use of preventative maintenance strategies and a continuous improvement ethos.

Requirements of an Maintenance Supervisor

  • The position of Maintenance Supervisor will require you to have a proven track record in developing maintenance structures, where your individual input into the business has seen improvements in plant reliability, production volume, staff retention and overall profitability. 

It is essential that you have supported a team of Maintenance Engineers as either a Supervisor or Manager, within a fast-paced manufacturing, process or production environment. 

The role is commutable from Bath, Frome, Salisbury, Westbury, Warminster & Wells

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 Site Based Handyman / Facilities Engineer to join our Sites Services team on a permanent basis. 

Handyman Facilities Engineer Benefits: 

  • £25,000
  • Paid Holiday
  • Pension Contribution
  • Stable Working Environment

Duties of a Handyman Facilities Engineer

  • As a proven Handyman Facilities Engineer you will be required to undertake “hands on” tasks across our facility. 
  • The role will see you being involved in undertaking a wide range of FM work such as basic brickwork, carpentry, painting and plumbing.  

Requirements of a Handyman Facilities Engineer

  • Ideally you will hold some form of relevant accreditation, however you must have a proven background in undertaking similar work as part of a small but effective team. 

This is a great opportunity to move your career into a single sited role, where you will work directly for the end employer within an industry sector that will see you classified as a Key Worker.

The Handyman Facilities Engineer role is commutable from Frome, Melksham, Market Lavington, Warminster, Westbury

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



Are you a Maintenance Electrician actively seeking a new opportunity? Are you looking for a company who can offer stability – then this might just be the role for you!

We are currently assisting a Manufacturing organisation based in the Lancashire Area who are actively recruiting for a Maintenance electrician to join their already well-established maintenance team on site, this is an exciting opportunity for a keen and driven individual who enjoys picking up overtime 

The Maintenance Electrician position is commutable from the following locations: Blackburn / Bolton / Oldham / Burnley 

Benefits the Maintenance Electrician will receive: 

  • £41,000 / £42,000 
  • 33days holiday
  •  Life Insurance
  • Great Pension
  • Overtime

The Maintenance Electrician will work the following shift: Continental – 4on-4off – 2days-2nights 7am till 7pm / 7pm till 7am 

Experience and Duties Required: 

  • To Complete all PPM for the site 
  • Site Maintenance of Mechanical and Electrical Equipment 
  • Respond to Breakdowns in a timely manner 
  • Experience with both Mechanical and Electrical Parts 
  • Able to read Electrical drawings 
  • PLC knowledge would be at an advantage – 
  • Must be Apprentice trained holding a formal qualification in Electrical engineering HNC / City & Guilds 
  • Minimum of 5 years-experience 
  • Experience with the following: Hydraulics & Pneumatics / PLC systems / Shredders and Granulators / Single and 3 Phase systems / Temp Controllers and pressure controllers

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



Another brilliant opportunity for a Field Service Engineer to join an expanding fleet of engineers for a company based near Telford. My client is a specialist in all types of engineering. 

As a Field Service Engineer, you will be required to install, commission and service CNC machines, Presses and Saws. You will also be attending breakdowns and providing a planned maintenance service for clients across the UK. This role will require you to travel and occasionally stop overnight. 

Field Service Engineer Benefits:

  • £28,000 - £30,000 + OT at premium rates. (OTE £36,000). 
  • Fully expensed company car. 
  • All travel and overnight stops paid for. 
  • Mobile phone. 
  • Paid Door to Door. 
  • Company pension.
  • Generous holiday entitlement.  
  • Loads of training. 

Duties of the Field Service Engineer include:

  • Servicing of timber machinery. 
  • Installation & commissioning of machinery. 
  • Carry out site training. 
  • Carry out risk assessments. 
  • Attend breakdowns and carry out repairs.  
  • Ensure that repairs are carried out safely and with minimum supervision. 
  • Flexibility. 

Requirements of a Field Service Engineer include: 

  • 18th Edition.
  • NVQ Level 3 (Electrical or Mechanical). 
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics experience. 
  • 3-Phase knowledge. 
  • Strong fault-finding abilities.

A huge opportunity to join a growing team of Field Service Engineers at a great company with lots of benefits. 

This Field Service Engineer position is commutable from: Telford, Shifnal, Bridgnorth, Wolverhampton, Kidderminster, Stourport and surrounding areas.

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



I am looking to recruit a Maintenance Electrician role for a leading global organisation within the Manufacturing sector. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a team to provide breakdown cover and maintain machinery and Automation equipment.

The shifts for the Maintenance Electrician role are 4 on 4 off days and nights 6-6.

  • Salary £39,268 
  • 23 Days Holiday
  • Company Pension 
  • Sick pay based on length of service, up to 24 weeks

Along with an NVQ Level 3/ ONC / HNC / HND / City & Guilds in Electrical Engineering and 18th Edition trained. The ideal Maintenance Electrician must come from a manufacturing or packaging environment. Injection Mould experience would also be beneficial. 

The Maintenance Electrician role will include and require you to have the following experience:

  • To provide shift breakdown cover on all machines, automation equipment and any ancillary equipment.
  • To provide PPM on machines, automation equipment and any ancillary equipment.
  • To work in an efficient and safe manner on breakdown repairs on all equipment
  • To support and implement progressive improvements of our existing manufacturing automation processes working with both internal and external resources

We are keen to talk to Maintenance Engineers and Multi Skilled Engineers with an Electrical bias who can commute to Leicester, Corby, Peterborough, and Grantham.

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


A manufacturing company in the Oxfordshire area, now have a requirement due to expansion and increased productivity for an experienced CNC Machinist.  This exciting opportunity is working within a busy, Precision Engineering manufacturing organisation that manufacture precision components for a number of industries including Aerospace.


  • £34,000 - £37,500
  • 23 Days Holiday, increasing with service + Bank holidays
  • Days based role working Monday – Friday 39 hrs p week.
  • Life Assurance and Death in Service
  • Pension


  • This is an integral role where you will program, set and operate CNC Lathes / Mills
  • You will read and interpret from engineering drawings to enable programming, setting and manufacture.
  • Create layout sheets to document tooling, tools, set ups and machine parameters.


  • Experience in programming and operating 3, 4, & 5 axis CNC machines CMM programmes and will ideally hold a time served apprecticeship.
  • Good Knowledge of and experience with  Fanuc (ISO) or Heidenhain controls
  • Previous experience of large machining.

The CNC MACHINIST role is commutable from Newbury, Wantage, Abingdon, Oxford, Aylesbury, Bicester, Banbury, Swindon, Thame, High Wycombe, Marlow, Maidenhead

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