A professional and driven 360, technical recruiter with extensive experience in providing a recruitment solution for clients throughout the UK.

My passion and years of knowledge enable me to find the perfect match for every vacancy I accept from my clients. Always open and honest, listening and understanding my client and candidates needs and goals ensuring a transparent and successful recruitment solution. I do not waste clients time by submitting ill-matched CV’s. All candidates I represent are rigorously selected to guarantee my clients only gain access to CV’s that meet their exacting criteria. By doing this, my clients can allocate less time to the hiring process and more time doing what they do best – managing their teams and running their businesses.

If you need assistance recruiting technical staff or you are seeking a new role,  I would welcome the opportunity to hear from you.

A professional and driven 360, technical recruiter with extensive experience in providing a recruitment solution for clients throughout the UK.

My passion and years of knowledge enable me to find the perfect match for every vacancy I accept from my clients. Always open and honest, listening and understanding my client and candidates needs and goals ensuring a transparent and successful recruitment solution. I do not waste clients time by submitting ill-matched CV’s. All candidates I represent are rigorously selected to guarantee my clients only gain access to CV’s that meet their exacting criteria. By doing this, my clients can allocate less time to the hiring process and more time doing what they do best – managing their teams and running their businesses.

If you need assistance recruiting technical staff or you are seeking a new role,  I would welcome the opportunity to hear from you.

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WAREHOUSE CONTROLLER

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

 

CHROME PLATER

Day to day duties for this Chrome Platers include:

  • Set and operate precision hard chrome plating tanks, ensuring absolute compliance with safety and quality procedures
  • Maintain a safe and clean work area 
  • Test and manage chemical levels and mixing to ensure process operates within set parameters
  • Perform routine tests: X-Ray testing, Copper Sulphate test, Air (Mist) test – as required for planned maintenance and process management
  • Carry out plant and jig inspections and maintenance (such as cleaning connections and ensuring jigs are in good working order)
  • Visually inspect components to required specification and use manual equipment for dimensional inspection
  • Act on data, analyse external reports & work with 3rd party process specialists
  • Make clear handovers with other shifts and ensure production and process continuity
  • Utilise the Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to record production and process data

To be a successful Chrome Plater, the candidate should have:

  • Previous experience in chrome plating or experience operating chemical processing lines
  • Eye for quality and a desire for continuous improvement
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Be fully competent in reading and interpreting technical drawings
  • Experience working with tight tolerances 
  • Experience on a variety of measuring equipment (micrometres, verniers and various gauges)
  • A flexible attitude to work

Pay & Hours: 

  • The starting rate for this position is £12.82 per hour
  • On successful completion of the probationary period the hourly rate will increase to £13.49
  • Alternating shifts (6am to 2pm) and (10am to 6pm) shifts Monday – Friday (39 hours per week).
  • Free Parking
  • On-site Canteen

This Chrome Plater role is commutable From: Derby and Nottingham

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

 

WORKSHOP ENGINEER

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 experienced Aluminium Window Fabricator for my client in Shropshire:

This Aluminium Window Fabricators role will involve but not be limited to: 

  • Experience with Smarts systems
  • Experience with Senior Systems
  • Experience with Comar Systems (although we don’t use Comar, that is the closest system to our own in-house system).
  • Experience using a manual non-CNC router.
  • Any fitting experience

Essential experience required for this Aluminium Window Fabricators role:

  • Experience in manufacturing Aluminium doors, windows, and curtain wall
  • Someone who can fabricate doors from drawings, cut the bars, fabricate the job, glaze in the glass and have it ready to go.
  • Glazing experience
  • Ability to read drawings and cutting sheets
  • Able to use measuring equipment
  • Ability to use mitre saw
  • Able to work on own initiative, and sometimes tight deadlines
  • Willingness to ‘chip in’ in other areas – as we are a small company

Hours and salary for this Aluminium Fabricators role:

  • Monday – Thursday 8 – 4.30 with 30 mins for lunch and 15 min break.
  • Friday 8 – 3.30 from 1st August 2021
  • Salary - £12 to £14 per hour (DOE)

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

This role is commutable from Wolverhampton, Bridgenorth, and Telford.

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.
 

 

CNC PROGRAMMER - TURNING

An independent sub-contract machine shop in the Nottinghamshire is looking to recruit a CNC programmer – turning. This client’s work includes small batch work, one offs on various small to medium components from aerospace to automotive.

This is a permanent position offering a good working environment and the opportunity to work within a strong and friendly team in a thriving and successful business.

Role and responsibilities for this CNC programmers role:

  • Programming, Setting & Operating CNC machines
  • Small to medium batch work Working to typical tolerances of +/- .001" (0.025mm) and occasional tolerances of +/- .0005" (0.0125 mm) 
  • You will be part of a great team, working within a modern and clean environment, producing high precision parts and components for aerospace and automotive industries
  • The nature of the work is small to medium batch with medium to high complexity
  • You will be machining to a very high standard

Knowledge/ Experience Required for this CNC programmers role

  • Working on a Doosan Puma 2600 lathe using Fanuc controls
  • Mainly online programming for small batch work
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment.  
  • Apprentice trained with at least 5 years’ experience

Personal Attributes for this CNC programmers role:

  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible can do attitude. 
  • Ability to adapt to new technology and work to timetables and deadlines 
  • Ability to improve and implement best practice

Hours and salary for this CNC programmers role:

  • Monday to Friday - working from 7.30 am to 4pm (30 mins for lunch) 
  • Flexible working is available
  • Standard rate - £15 per hour 
  • Overtime payable at x 1.5 hourly rate (days) 

The following areas are easily commutable for this role as a CNC programmer – Nottingham, Newark, Grantham, Lincoln, and Mansfield

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

 

CNC PROGRAMMER - TURNING

An independent sub-contract machine shop in the Oxfordshire is looking to recruit a CNC Programmer – mill/turn. This clients work includes small batch work, one offs on various small to medium components from aerospace to automotive. This is a permanent position offering a good working environment and the opportunity to work within a strong and friendly team in a thriving and successful business.

Role and responsibilities

  • Programming, Setting & Operating CNC Mill/Turn machines 
  • Small to medium batch work Working to typical tolerances of +/- .001" (0.025mm) and occasional tolerances of +/- .0005" (0.0125 mm) 
  • You will be part of a great team, working within a modern and clean environment, producing high precision parts and components for aerospace and automotive industries
  • The nature of the work is small to medium batch with medium to high complexity
  • You will be machining to a very high standard

CNC Programmer Knowledge/ Experience Required

  • Working on a Binns and Berry lathe using Fanuc controls is essential
  • Experience working a Hi-Cells Hitachi Seiki is essential
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • Apprentice trained with at least 5 years’ experience

CNC Programmer Attributes

  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible can do attitude. 
  • Ability to adapt to new technology and work to timetables and deadlines 
  • Ability to improve and implement best practice

Hours and Salary

  • Monday to Thursday - working from 8.00 am to 4.30 pm (30 mins for lunch) 
  • Friday – working from 8.00 am to 3.30 pm (30 mins for lunch) 
  • Standard rate - £17 per hour 
  • Overtime payable at x 1.5 hourly rate (days) 

This CNC Programmer role is commutable From: Oxford, Cowley and Headington.

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

 

An independent sub-contract machine shop in the Oxfordshire is looking to recruit a CNC Programmer – mill/turn. This clients work includes small batch work, one offs on various small to medium components from aerospace to automotive. This is a permanent position offering a good working environment and the opportunity to work within a strong and friendly team in a thriving and successful business.

Role and responsibilities

  • Programming, Setting & Operating CNC Mill/Turn machines 
  • Small to medium batch work Working to typical tolerances of +/- .001" (0.025mm) and occasional tolerances of +/- .0005" (0.0125 mm) 
  • You will be part of a great team, working within a modern and clean environment, producing high precision parts and components for aerospace and automotive industries
  • The nature of the work is small to medium batch with medium to high complexity
  • You will be machining to a very high standard

CNC Programmer Knowledge/ Experience Required

  • Working on a Mazak 400, using Fanuc controls
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment.  
  • Apprentice trained with at least 5 years’ experience

CNC Programmer Attributes

  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible can do attitude. 
  • Ability to adapt to new technology and work to timetables and deadlines 
  • Ability to improve and implement best practice

Hours and Salary

  • Monday to Thursday - working from 8.00 am to 4.30 pm (30 mins for lunch) 
  • Friday – working from 8.00 am to 3.30 pm (30 mins for lunch) 
  • Standard rate - £17 per hour 
  • Overtime payable at x 1.5 hourly rate (days) 

This CNC Programmer role is commutable From: Oxford, Cowley and Headington.

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

 

CNC TURNER

The successful candidate should have a strong CNC Turning background (previous experience in Doosan/Mori Seiki machines would be useful):

  • Setting and operating experience
  • A good understanding of Fanuc controls
  • Be fully competent in reading and interpreting technical drawings
  • Experience working in tight tolerances
  • Experience on a variety of measuring equipment (micrometres, verniers and various gauges)
  • A flexible attitude to work

CNC Turner Salary and Hours:

  • £12.82 per hour, monthly paid
  • Monday – Friday – 6am to 2pm and 2pm to 10pm (rotating shifts on a weekly basis)

This CNC Turners role is commutable From: Derby and Nottingham

 

An independent sub-contract machine shop in the West Midlands is looking to recruit a VMC Programmer.

This clients work includes small batch work, one offs on various small to medium components from aerospace to steam engines.

This is a permanent position offering a good working environment and the opportunity to work within a strong and friendly team in a thriving and successful business.

VMC Programmer Role and Responsibilities:

  • To Programme and Set relevant machines for operators to run efficiently.
  • To accurately read and interpret engineering drawings Metric and English.
  • To accurately produce CNC programs to manufacture products, on-time and to exact customer specifications using One CNC Cad Cam Software XR6.
  • Assist in the development of new and existing manufacturing processes and procedures to optimise performance.
  • Responsible for machining own jigs and fixtures.
  • To help train/develop other personnel in all aspects of the cell.

VMC Programmer Knowledge / Experience Required

  • Experience of setting Haas and Dai-Lih Vmc (Fanuc Controls) 
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment.  
  • Apprentice trained with at least 5 years’ experience.

VMC Programmer Personal Attributes

  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible can do attitude. 
  • Ability to adapt to new technology and work to timetables and deadlines. 
  • Ability to improve and implement best practice.

Hours and Salary

  • Standard week is 40Hrs Start Times either 6-2 or 7-3 

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

 

CNC SETTERS – All day work – NO SHIFTS

A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced CNC SETTER (TURNING/MILLING)?  Are you a CNC SETTER looking a fresh opportunity?

A busy manufacturing environment, producing precision parts, is now in the position to be able to hire a CNC SETTER.

Based in the Brownhills area, long established and enjoying a huge uplift in their orders and investment, this is a perfect time to join a busy manufacturing organisation.

CNC SETTER BENEFITS

  • £14 per hour - Dependant on experience
  • Busy, well established Company
  • Friendly team
  • All day working

DUTIES OF THE CNC SETTER

  • Setting and operating the machine as required
  • Responsibility for the manufacture and quality of high volume turned parts
  • Change over a variety of tools and attachments for new and existing components
  • Use of measuring equipment
  • Conduct routine maintenance on machinery and equipment
  • Where the Operator is not available, Machine minding
  • Active involvement with continuous improvement activities

REQUIREMENTS OF THE CNC SETTER

  • We are looking for experience of setting of Fanuc or Heidenhain controlled machines
  • Experience of working in brass/copper would be an advantage
  • Chasing, recessing, and tapping would be advantageous
  • To have the ability to read engineering drawings
  • This would suit someone who enjoys using their own initiative

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

This role is commutable from Walsall, Cannock, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth.

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

 

CNC Turners – All day work – NO SHIFTS

A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced CNC TURNERS (SETTER)?  Are you a CNC TURNER SETTER looking a fresh opportunity?

A busy manufacturing environment, producing precision parts, is now in the position to be able to hire a CNC TURNER SETTER.

Based in the Brownhills area, long established and enjoying a huge uplift in their orders and investment, this is a perfect time to join a busy manufacturing organisation.

BENEFITS

  • £14 per hour - Dependant on experience
  • Working on brand new machines
  • Busy, well established Company
  • Friendly team
  • All day working
  • Overtime at x 1.3 - Weekdays
  • Overtime at x 1.5 - Saturdays

DUTIES OF A CNC TURNER - SETTER

  • Setting and operating the machine as required
  • Responsibility for the manufacture and quality of high volume turned parts
  • Change over a variety of tools and attachments for new and existing components
  • Use of measuring equipment
  • Conduct routine maintenance on machinery and equipment
  • Where the Operator is not available, Machine minding
  • Active involvement with continuous improvement activities

REQUIREMENTS OF A CNC TURNER - SETTER

  • We are looking for experience of setting of Fanuc controlled machines
  • Experience of working in brass/copper would be an advantage
  • Chasing, recessing, and tapping would be advantageous
  • To have the ability to read engineering drawings
  • This would suit someone who enjoys using their own initiative

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

This role is commutable from Walsall, Cannock, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth.

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