18+ Years experience of recruiting Contract & Permanent Maintenance & Reliability Professionals for a wide range of industries throughout the UK, Europe & Middle East.

This ranges from "Hands On" Engineers through to Managerial Staff and any combination you can think of in between!

If you are looking to recruit maintenance staff, you won’t find anyone in the UK with the experience I have in this sector.

I have personally placed over 1200 Maintenance Professionals during this time in every type of environment and sector you can think of…

Ashley Thomas

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18+ Years experience of recruiting Contract & Permanent Maintenance & Reliability Professionals for a wide range of industries throughout the UK, Europe & Middle East.

This ranges from "Hands On" Engineers through to Managerial Staff and any combination you can think of in between!

If you are looking to recruit maintenance staff, you won’t find anyone in the UK with the experience I have in this sector.

I have personally placed over 1200 Maintenance Professionals during this time in every type of environment and sector you can think of…

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We are a well-respected employer within the manufacturing sector and are seeking to recruit proven Multi Skilled Maintenance Technicians, to join our established WEEKEND SHIFT maintenance team. 

Benefits: 

In return for your Maintenance skills and experience, we offer a starting salary of £42,000, Plus Paid Overtime at Premium Rates, Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme Company Pension & Stable Working Environment as we are a Key Worker Specific Sector and a THREE DAY WORKING WEEK. 

Duties of a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer:

As a proven Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer 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 Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer:

Ideally you will be apprentice trained but must be qualified either Electrically or Mechanically and have some understanding of Plc Controls but 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 is a great opportunity to move your career into a stable market sector, where you will not only gain an incredible benefits package and ongoing training and development, but also be secure in the knowledge that you will be in a stable working environment and classified as an Essential Key Worker . 

The Maintenance Technician role is commutable from Bradford on Avon, Bath, Chippenham & Melksham.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

We are a well-respected employer who are seeking to recruit an experienced Maintenance Engineer / Fitter to join our established maintenance team. 

Benefits: 

In return for your Maintenance Engineer / Fitter skills and experience, we offer a starting salary in the region of £25K, Plus Company Pension alongside other key benefits, safe in the knowledge that you will be in a stable working environment and classified as an Essential Key Worker. Paid Overtime at Premium rates, Excellent Holiday Entitlement and Company Pension. 

Duties of a Maintenance Engineer / Fitter

  • Working with a team of Maintenance Engineers you will be required to undertake both planned and reactive multi skilled maintenance activities across our plant. 

Requirements of a Maintenance Engineer / Fitter:

  • You must hold formal mechanical qualifications (and ideally be apprentice trained too), with proven experience as a Maintenance Engineer / Fitter supporting plant and equipment within a robust manufacturing or heavy engineering environment. 

This is a great opportunity to move your career into a fixed hours role, safe in the knowledge that you will be in a stable working environment and classified as a Key Worker.

The role is commutable from Blackheath, Cradley Heath, Halesowen, Quinton & Woodgate Valley .

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

I am currently working with a Worcestershire based organisation that is a leading player in the manufacturing sector, they are seeking to recruit proven “Hands On” Maintenance Manager to lead and develop its team and maintenance strategy. 

Benefits: 

In return for your Maintenance Management skills and experience, we offer a negotiable salary of up to £45K, Plus Company Pension & 33 Days Holiday Entitlement and a Stable Working Environment as we are a Key Worker Specific Sector.

Duties of a Maintenance Manager:

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

Requirements of a Maintenance Manager:

The position of Maintenance Manager 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 an electronic assembly, food processing, paint plant or clean room type environment.

Preference is given to candidates that have a have climbed the ranks of Maintenance from an Apprentice level.   

The role is commutable from Worcester, Redditch, Bromsgrove & Evesham   

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

We are a well-respected employer within the manufacturing sector and are seeking to recruit proven Multi Skilled Maintenance Technicians, to join our established WEEKEND SHIFT maintenance team. 

Benefits: 

In return for your Maintenance skills and experience, we offer a starting salary of £42,000, Plus Paid Overtime at Premium Rates, Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme Company Pension & Stable Working Environment as we are a Key Worker Specific Sector and a THREE DAY WORKING WEEK. 

Duties of a Maintenance Technician    

As a proven Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer 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 either Electrically or Mechanically and have some understanding of Plc Controls but 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 is a great opportunity to move your career into a stable market sector, where you will not only gain an incredible benefits package and ongoing training and development, but also be secure in the knowledge that you will be in a stable working environment and classified as an Essential Key Worker . 

The Maintenance Technician role is commutable from Frome, Market Lavington, Warminster, Westbury

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

 

Due to continued expansion we are seeking to recruit a Maintenance Planner to join our established engineering business.

Duties of a Maintenance Planner:

You will be required to support the maintenance team in providing technical support and plant related project planning, whilst also championing the use of preventative maintenance strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and co-ordinate all maintenance activities ensuring adequate resources are available
  • Liaise with the Senior Maintenance Team Members for equipment availability
  • Appoint and manage onsite contractors
  • Be the key point of contact for issuing Permits to Work 
  • Manage and update the CMMS system 
  • Ensure Risk Assessments/Method Statements are complete
  • Manage maintenance contracts and site inspection plans
  • Provide maintenance records for Quality audits
  • Produce and review weekly and monthly planning figures and present results
  • Support maintenance team with other activities such as arranging plant specific training
  • Order and manage critical engineering stores

Requirements of a Maintenance Planner:

  • To succeed in the role you must hold either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering qualifications to either a City & Guilds or NVQ level 3 and must be able to demonstrate a minimum of 2-3 years' experience of maintenance planning within a manufacturing, production or process environment.
  • You must also be able to demonstrate significant experience administering a CMMS system, be IT literate and confident working with Engineering and Production staff.

Benefits:

In return for your skills and experience we offer a negotiable starting salary of £30,000 - £40,000 alongside a Company Pension and GENUINE Career Development which will lead into Engineering Management.

This role is commutable from Bradford on Avon, Devizes,  Frome  & Melksham

If you have hesitated about moving over the past few months, this is a great opportunity to join an organisation that won’t be affected by any potential fallout from the current economic climate and would see you being classified as an Essential / Key Worker .

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance Recruitment Specialists since 1994 
 

 

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

Benefits: 

In return for your Compliance Management skills and experience, we offer a negotiable salary of up to £50K, Plus, Company Pension & 33 Days Holiday Entitlement and a Stable Working Environment as we are a Key Worker Specific Sector.

Duties of an Engineering Compliance Manager: 

You will be required to support the maintenance team in providing technical support in regard to the facilities compliance of ATEX, CompEX, DSEAR, Electrical Safety and Effluent Discharge regulations.

As an experienced Engineering Compliance Manager you’ll understand that your day will consist of providing support to ensure that the engineering functions on site are in accordance with current legislation for working safely within hazardous environments.  

Duties Include: 

  • Responsible for monitoring and ensuring implementation to ensure site compliance with the COMAH Regulations 
  • Support site compliance with local regulations e.g. DSEAR ATEX, Pressure Safety regulations etc 
  • Lead communication with external competent authorities in order to ensure optimum compliance with COMAH, Regulations. 
  • Notification of incidents and changes to the Health Safety Authority. 
  • Support Emergency Response Team and Management Control Group.
  • Responsible for review and approval of specific safety documents including, but not limited to, Site Safety Report, Process Hazard Reviews, Risk Assessments, change control documents & EHS Event Investigations.
  • applicable. 
  • Interface and influence with internal stakeholders and Interface with external agencies and pursue external benchmarking activities.
  • Provide technical expertise and mentorship for site on process safety on significant investigations and changes, supplier assessments and improvements to EHS processes. 
  • Support site corporate audits, site self-assessments activities, management review and external regulatory and customer audits. 

Requirements of an Engineering Compliance Manager  

Ideally you will be degree qualified within either an electrical or mechanical discipline. But must have a proven track record in delivering compliance within process oriented hazardous manufacturing environments, where your role has been key to the safety of the operation. 

The role is commutable from Bath, Chippenham, Frome, Salisbury, Swindon, Warminster & Wells.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance Recruitment Specialists since 1994 
 

 

Due to continued expansion we are seeking to recruit a Maintenance Planner to join our established process engineering business that has a presence across the UK. 

Duties of a Maintenance Planner 

You will be required to support the maintenance team in providing technical support and plant related project planning, whilst also championing the use of preventative maintenance strategies.

The role will initially see you spending some time undertaking both planned and reactive maintenance within the plant as part of the maintenance team. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and co-ordinate all maintenance activities ensuring adequate resources are available
  • Liaise with the Senior Maintenance Team Members for equipment availability
  • Manage and update the CMMS system 
  • Ensure Risk Assessments/Method Statements are complete
  • Manage maintenance contracts and site inspection plans
  • Provide maintenance records for Quality audits
  • Produce and review weekly and monthly planning figures and present results
  • Support maintenance team with other activities such as arranging plant specific training

Requirements of a Maintenance Planner

  • To succeed in the role you must hold either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering qualifications to either a City & Guilds or NVQ level 3 and must be able to demonstrate a minimum of 2-3 years' experience of maintenance planning within a manufacturing, production or process environment.
  • You must also be able to demonstrate significant experience administering a CMMS system, be IT literate and confident working with Engineering and Production staff.

Benefits:

In return for your skills and experience we offer a negotiable starting salary of up to £45,000, alongside a Company Pension and GENUINE Career Development which will lead into Engineering Management.

This role is commutable from Chigwell, Enfield, Finsbury Park & Walthamstow 

If you have hesitated about moving over the past few months, this is a great opportunity to join an organisation that won’t be affected by any potential fallout from the current economic climate and would see you being classified as an Essential / Key Worker.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

Due to continued expansion we are seeking to recruit a Graduate Maintenance Engineer to join our established process engineering business that has a presence across the UK. 

Duties of a Graduate Maintenance Engineer

You will be required to support the maintenance team in providing technical support and plant related project planning, whilst also championing the use of preventative maintenance strategies.

The role will initially see you spending some time undertaking both planned and reactive maintenance within the plant as part of the maintenance team. However the focus will be on developing your maintenance planning skills, with the long term view of you becoming (with training & development) a key part of the UK Engineering Management Team. 

Requirements of a Graduate Engineer:

To succeed in the role you must hold a Degree in either an Electrical or Mechanical Engineering discipline and have either:- 

Held some form of “hands on” maintenance role where you have undertaken both planned and reactive maintenance to plant and equipment within either a Manufacturing, Process or Production environment. 

OR 

Managed or supported in the management of the scheduling and planning of maintenance activities utilising one of the mainstream CMMS packages such as Maximo, SAP or Shires.

#In return for your skills and experience we offer a negotiable starting salary of up to £32,000, alongside a Company Pension and GENUINE Career Development which will lead into Engineering Management.

If you have hesitated about moving over the past few months, this is a great opportunity to join an organisation that won’t be affected by any potential fallout from the current economic climate and would see you being classified as an Essential / Key Worker.

This role is commutable from Chigwell, Enfield, Finsbury Park & Walthamstow.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

We are a multinational organisation employing in excess of 10,000 people with an established presence in the West Midlands region. Who are seeking to recruit a proven Control Engineer to support our Maintenance team.
Duties of a Control Engineer 

Working Days, you will be required to support our onsite automated production system that will see you working closely with our Maintenance, Projects and CI teams to resolve issues and make improvements to production processes, that heavily rely on automation.  

Requirements of a Control Engineer:

You will ideally have:-

  • Climbed the ranks of engineering from a Maintenance prospective and have proven Plc & Automation skills with a desire to move your career towards Control Engineering. 
  • Or hold a Control Engineering role, with a desire to utilise your skills within a fast-paced maintenance team.
  • Experienced to a programming level with either Rockwell Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi or Siemens S7 Plc and Proface or WinCC Flex HMI. 

Benefits:

In return for your skills and experience we offer a negotiable starting salary of up to £45,000 alongside Company Pension, Control Training, Excellent Holiday Entitlement & Flexitime options.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

We are seeking to recruit a proven Engineering Maintenance Manager to lead our plant maintenance and reliability team to in our operation within the London region.

Duties of an Engineering Maintenance Manager:

As Engineering Maintenance Manager you will on a daily basis be responsible for a multi-disciplined team of maintenance engineers undertaking both planned and reactive maintenance tasks to our specialist plant and equipment, that will require you on occasions to provide a “hands on” input. 

You will be required to manage plant breakdown situations, planned maintenance activity, onsite contractors, critical spares and plan capex plant related projects, whilst also being fully aware of health & safety legislation.

Requirements of an Engineering Maintenance Manager:

You must be qualified either electrically or mechanically and hold a multi-skilled ability having gained your experience of Engineering Management supporting teams of engineers within a heavy engineering environment such as chemical processing, oil refineries, quarrying, recycling, power generation, steel works or within a heavy plant overhaul support organisation. 

In return for your skills and experience we offer a negotiable annual salary of £50,000 - £55,000, company pension, excellent holiday entitlement, private healthcare, annual bonus and share options. 
If you have hesitated about moving over the past few months, this is a great opportunity to join an organisation that won’t be affected by any potential fallout from the current economic climate and would see you being classified as an Essential / Key Worker.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

We are a well-respected employer within the heavy engineering sector and are seeking to recruit proven Industrial Boiler Engineer, to join our maintenance team. 

Benefits: 

In return for your Boiler Operation & Maintenance skills and experience, we offer a starting salary in the region of £34K, Plus Paid Overtime at Premium Rates, Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme Company Pension & Stable Working Environment as we are a Key Worker Specific Sector.

Duties of an Industrial Boiler Engineer

As a proven Industrial Boiler Engineer 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 heavy engineering or process plant environment, which has required you to operate and undertake statutory inspections of abatement plant and boiler house / steam generation equipment. 

Requirements of an Industrial Boiler Engineer

You must hold formal Mechanical Maintenance Engineer qualifications to either a City & Guilds Level C / 3 or NVQ 3 Standard (or above) and be apprentice trained mechanically too, with preference give to candidates who hold BOAS or other forms of Boiler Operation accreditation.  

This is a great opportunity to move your career into an organisation that will offer you will not only gain an incredible benefits package, but also be secure in the knowledge that you will be in a stable working environment and classified as a Key Worker . 

The Maintenance Engineer role is commutable from Birmingham, Dudley, Smethwick, Wednesbury, West Bromwich & Oldbury.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

We are seeking to recruit a Maintenance Engineering Storeperson to support our plant maintenance and reliability team at our operation within the London region.

Duties of a Maintenance Engineering Storeperson

As a Maintenance Engineering Storeperson you will be solely responsible for running the Engineering Stores which contain over 15,000 various engineering consumables and electrical / mechanical components that are used by the Maintenance Team on a daily basis. 

The stores system at present is going through the process of being automated, therefore if you have experience of working CMMS software such as SAP, Shires or Maximo you will feel at home.

Requirements of a Maintenance Engineering Storeperson

To be successful in your application you must: - 

  • Have previous experience running a Stores Department within an Engineering, Manufacturing or Production Environment.
  • Have experience of working with Computerised Stores Systems.
  • Have experience of performing and logging Stock Audits    
  • Must be Pc literate. 

In return for your skills and experience the company offer a negotiable salary in the region of £28,000 - £30,000 excellent holiday entitlement and company pension. 

This role is commutable from Buckhurst, Cheshunt, East Barnet, Enfield, Loughton, Woodford & Wood Green 

If you have hesitated about moving over the past few months, this is a great opportunity to join an organisation that won’t be affected by any potential fallout from the current economic climate.  

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance Recruitment Specialists since 1994