Specialising exclusively in Maintenance recruitment I cover the North West area where I have built great relationships & recruited for major organisations across a broad range of industry sectors & maintenance positions. I believe communication is key and even more so is listening to both candidates and client’s needs to ensure I have provided a timely and professional services.

Specialising exclusively in Maintenance recruitment I cover the North West area where I have built great relationships & recruited for major organisations across a broad range of industry sectors & maintenance positions. I believe communication is key and even more so is listening to both candidates and client’s needs to ensure I have provided a timely and professional services.

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FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Are you a Field Service Technician – looking for a New Opportunity, and looking to join an International Manufacturing organisation, if so this might just be the role for you!! 

Our Client is Based in the North West and are actively recruiting for a Field Service Technician to join their already Established Team. 

The Field Service Technician role will be commutable from the following locations: Leigh / Wigan / Skelmersdale / Ashton-In-Makerfield / Warrington 

Benefits the Field Service Technician will receive: 

  • Salary: £28,000 - £29,000 
  • 25+8days holiday 
  • Company Pension 
  • Company Vehicle and Fuel Card 
  • Laptop / Mobile and PPE Provided. 
  • All Expensive covered for over-night stays
  • Over time available on site. 

Shift in place: Days only (Flexibility is Key to the role), Also over Nights stays will be required on some occasions. 

Experience the Field Service Technician will hold: 

  • Proven Experience within a Field Service Technician roles 
  • Ideally holding experience within Chemical / Heavy Environments
  • Great Communicator and listener. 
  • Able to work alone or within a team 
  • Excellent customer relations is essential to the role 
  • Ideally computer LITERATE (Excel and Word)
  • Experience with: Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Gear-boxes, Conveyors, Tankers, 
  • Apprentice trained holding a City & Guilds / NVQ in Maintenance Engineering 
  • UK Driving License – to held 
  • Flexibility is key for this role 
  • Happy to attend sites throughout the North-West

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

 

An Outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased  

Are you a Qualified Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased?, Seeking a opportunity to Join a Busy, Friendly Manufacturing / Packaging organisation within the Cheshire Area.  

This exciting opportunity is commutable from the following locations: Winsford / Warrington / Runcorn / Macclesfield / Ellesmere Port. 

Benefits for the Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased Role include:

  • Salary: £39.500 
  • 25+8days Holiday Entitlement 
  • Company Pension 
  • Plenty of Overtime 
  • Continental Shift 2Days on – 2Off – 2Nights on – 2Off 

Main Requirements for Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically biased: 

  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing / Packaging environment 
  • Proven experience within a Similar Multi-Skilled role. 
  • Ideally holding a 60/40 Split – Mechanically Biased 
  • Carry out Planned Maintenance Activities 
  • Experience with the following Kit: Hydraulics & Pneumatics / Conveyor systems / Packaging and Labelling and Wrapping Equipment / Temperature controls / HMI’s / Controls / Motors and Drives. 
  • Able to read both Mechanical and Electrical Drawings. 
  • Great communicator as you will communicate at all levels within the team. 
  • Flexibility is key to this role. 
  • Apprentice trained holding a Formal Qualification in Mechanical Engineering. NVQ Level 3 – Mechanical engineering / City & Guilds Level 3 – Mechanical Engineering. 
  • Happy to work a Continental Shift.

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

 

An Outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Electrician. 

Are you a Qualified Maintenance Electrician?. Seeking a opportunity to Join a Busy, Friendly Manufacturing / Packaging organisation within the Cheshire Area.  

This exciting opportunity is commutable from the following locations: Winsford / Warrington / Runcorn / Macclesfield / Ellesmere Port. 

Benefits for the Maintenance Electrician Role include:

  • Salary: £39.500 
  • 25+8days Holiday Entitlement 
  • Company Pension 
  • Plenty of Overtime 
  • Continental Shift 2Days on – 2Off – 2Nights on – 2Off 

Duties and Requirements for the Maintenance Electrician role: 

  • The role is to join a already existing Maintenance Team within a Busy / Manufacturing & Packaging organisation. Happy to work a Continental Shift and very Flexible.  

Main Duties and Requirements the Maintenance Electrician will Have and Hold. 

  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing / Packaging organisation. 
  • Ideally the right individual will hold a 60/40 Split Electrically Biased – with a Good Knowledge on the mechanical side. 
  • To carry out Planned Maintenance Activities. 
  • Fault finding abilities with Siemens and Allen Bradley PLC’s 
  • Other Kit on Site: Hydraulics & Pneumatics / Conveyor systems / Packaging and Labelling and Wrapping Equipment / Temperature controls / HMI’s / Controls / Motors an Drives. 
  • Able to read both Electrical and Mechanical Drawings 
  • Flexibility is key to the role as you maybe required to work a alternative shift. 
  • The right individual will be Apprentice trained holding a formal qualification in Electrical Maintenance engineering. 

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

 

GEAR CUTTER & GRINDER

Shift: Days only

Location: Stockport 

Salary & Benefits:

  • £25,000 - £28,000 DOE 
  • 33 Days Holiday
  • Pension
  • Onsite Parking 

This position is commutable from the following Area’s: Hyde / Ashton-Under-Lyne / Manchester / Altrincham / Stretford 

Are you a Gear Cutter with Grinder Abilities?, Are you seeking a new opportunity within a Busy & Friendly environment?, If so this might just be the role for you. We have a opportunity for a Gear Cutter & Grinder to join a leading Manufacturing organisation based in the North West. 

Ideally the Gear Cutter & Grinder will hold the following experience: 

  • Previous experience using Gear Cutting / Grinding and Various other Machinery 
  • Able to read machining instructions and routings to determine machine settings and fixtures and hobs & other tools. 
  • Experience with Shaping and Hobbing machines 
  • Experience with Manual gear cutting machines 
  • Mount and secure gear blanks on mandrels or fixtures 
  • Operate and make adjustments on gear hobber and shaper cutters. 
  • Make both Hob and Cutter changes on standard operations 
  • Must be a great communicator 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ideally we are looking for a Time served Gear Cutter 
  • Hold proven experience within a Gear Cutter & Grinder role

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

 

MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

Are you a Mechanical biased maintenance engineer seeking a new opportunity? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity to join a Friendly & Busy Organisation based in the Oldham Area. 

We are currently assisting a Leading organisation in their Search for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join their already established Maintenance team on site.  

This Mechanical Maintenance Engineers role is commutable from the following locations: Oldham / Huddersfield / Halifax / Rochdale / Ashton-Under-Lyne / Bury and Bolton. 

Benefits the Mechanical Maintenance engineer will receive: 

  • Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 
  • 33Days Holiday / Life Assurance X2 / Health care / Pension 
  • Days only: Monday to Thursday 07:30am till 4:30pm 

Experience the Mechanical Maintenance engineer will hold: 

  • Carry out routine servicing and inspection on all production machinery and mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Use the preventative maintenance system to reduce breakdowns and unplanned maintenance.
  • Carry out essential legislative testing of mechanical equipment and systems.
  • To work safely within the company’s Health and Safety Procedures.
  • To identify and keep essential stock items at necessary working levels.
  • To assist the General Manager in identifying process improvements through elimination of downtime and other continuous improvement initiatives (CIP Process).
  • To assist the Group Engineering Manager with projects and developments.
  • Liaise, when necessary, with external contractors.
  • To have a flexible approach towards overtime, shutdown working as required.
  • Welding and fabrication experience
  • To work as part of a team to optimise company performance and achieve targets.
  • To co-operate with the organisation in respect of training needs and job development to meet production demands.
  • Previous experience of manufacturing machinery, preferably textiles.
  • Ideally, they will be Apprentice trained holding a Formal Qualification in Mechanical Engineering. 

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

 

Are you looking to join a Friendly but Busy Environment? if so then this role might be for you. 

We are currently assisting a client based in the Stockport Area in their search for a CNC Setter / Turner. 

This CNC Setter / Turner role is commutable from: Stockport / Sale / Stretford / Hyde / Salford

Benefits the CNC Setter / Turner will receive: 

  • Salary: £30,000 - £31,000
  • 5% Pension 
  • 33 days holiday 
  • Parking on Sie 
  • Working Days: Monday to Friday. 

Ideally the right CNC Setter / Turner will have experience with: CNC Lathes Mazak Controls, CNC Lathes with B Axis / Y AXIS / Multi AXIS turning Centres 

Additional Skills Required for CNC Setter / Turner role: 

  • Proven experience with Programming setting and operating Mazak CNC lathes.
  • Confident with Mazak (Mazatrol) controls.
  • Experience of multi axis turning centres.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineers’ drawings and tolerances.
  • Experience working with various metals including exotic grade alloys.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Ideally they will be Apprentice trained – holding a Formal qualifications in Engineering. 

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

 

Are you a Maintenance Engineer seeking a new opportunity?. Are you looking to join a Busy & Friend organisation. If so then this role maybe for you…. 

We are assisting an International organisation that has sites throughout the UK. We are seeking a Mechanical Biased engineer to work a Continental shift. 

This Maintenance engineer role is commutable from:: Hartlepool / Stockton-On-Tees / Middlesbrough / Durham 

Maintenance Engineer Role Benefits:

  • £33.921 - £37.259 salary
  • Excellent 10% employer contribution pension.
  • 35 days holiday per annum
  • Annual bonus scheme 
  • Annual pay review
  • Extensive lifestyle benefits including discounts with national and local retailers and services.

Maintenance Engineer Role Description

  • Previous experience within a Maintenance Engineer position   
  • Previous experience within a Heavy engineering environment  
  • Proven mechanical abilities 
  • Apprentice trained holding a formal qualification in mechanical engineering. 
  • The job holder should be able to work on any piece of equipment within the production department in which he is based to undertake a variety of planned preventative maintenance tasks on all machines.
  • To resolve mechanical breakdowns on all equipment within the production departments quickly and efficiently.
  • To 'fine-tune' equipment after a changeover to maximise performance efficiencies.
  • To be able to programme and understand all the functions of microprocessor-controlled equipment.
  • Carry out Preventative Maintenance activities as appropriate.

Maintenance Engineer Skills and Qualifications

  • To be considered for this Maintenance Engineer position you will ideally be Apprentice trained and will need to hold a relevant Engineering qualification such as City & Guilds/NVQ or HND. 
  • You must also be able to demonstrate experience of working within a Maintenance role supporting plant and equipment within a manufacturing or production environment 
  • Successful candidates will also have experience of continuous improvement processes and preventative maintenance techniques.

I would be keen to speak with Mechanical biased Maintenance engineer who hold experience in Heavy Industries

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

 

Are you a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer who holds an electrical biased background?. 

Are you currently seeking a New Exciting opportunity within the Liverpool Area?. If so we currently have a fantastic role to join a Busy & Friendly organisation, This is a opportunity to join a already existing Maintenance team and to join a Leading International organisation. 

This Multi-Skilled role is commutable from the following locations: Warrington / Wigan / Liverpool / St Helens /Leigh

  • Salary: £40,000 to £43,000 
  • Benefits: 25+8days holiday 
  • Pension 
  • Income protection 
  • Overtime 
  • Training 
  • Parking 

Shift: Days and Afternoon NO Nights – NO Weekends – When working the Afternoon Shift – you get every Friday off 

Ideally the Multi-Skilled maintenance engineer will hold the following experience: 

  • Fault finding abilities with PLC’s 
  • Experience with Hydraulics & Pneumatics 
  • ABB Robot programs 
  • To maintain all plant, equipment and facilities, supporting production with repairs in the event of breakdown and any installation work, also to support all continuous improvement work as required throughout the facility.
  • Responsible for completing planned maintenance schedules, ensuring all machines are handed back to production, safe and fit for purpose, complete relevant paperwork and report and rectify any faults found over and above the schedule.
  • Responsible for the inspection, fault finding and rectification of problems to equipment and hand back the equipment safe and fit for purpose, complete relevant paperwork and inform production and management of any impending failure to the plant ensuring that equipment is safe at all times.
  • To carry out electrical and mechanical isolations for employee’s safety and follow current regulations and guidelines applicable to the position.
  • Work with departments to plan and prioritise work.
  • Manage the CMM system
  • Implement continuous improvement plans and projects.
  • Ensure good housekeeping.
  • Generate reports as and when required for the Operations Manager.
  • Assist in ensuring the plant is a safe and healthy place to work by carrying out the actions of the HSE Committee and workplace inspections as directed by the Operations Manage
  • Practical Health and safety knowledge
  • Good I.T Skills
  • Self-Motivated
  • Adaptable
  • Initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving 
  • Time Keeping 

Ideally looking for the Individual to be apprentice trained holding a HNC / ONC in Electrical Engineering.

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

 

Are you an Experienced CNC Team Leader with proven experience looking to join a Busy & Friendly organisation based in the Manchester Area? If so we have a Fantastic opportunity. 

We are currently recruiting for an international organisation based in Manchester area who are looking to appoint a CNC Team Leader to join their already established team. The right individual will be responsible for a team of CNC Millers & Setters. This is an exciting opportunity to join a organisation that continues to Grow and Invest. This company are a well-established, multi million-pound company who supply into a multitude of industrial sectors including aerospace, materials, manufacturing and science.

This role is commutable from: Stretford / Sale / Stockport / Salford 

Benefits on offer to the CNC Machine shop Team leader 

  • Salary: £33,000 - £36,000 
  • Great Pension 
  • 25+8days holiday 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Health care 
  • Company Bonus 
  • Days – 8am to 4pm - Monday to Friday

Ideally the CNC Team-Leader will have the following: 

We are looking for a Ambitious forward thinking individual who holds desire to make continuous changes to carry the business forward. 

  • Previous experience within a Senior / Team-Leaders role. 
  • Manage the Teams Attendance and Development 
  • Ensure Health and Safety in Maintained within the Team. 
  • Ensure the team members have an even work-load on a daily basis 
  • Attend weekly production meetings. 
  • Report back to the Production leader. 
  • Identify and develop manufacturing improvements and Procedures
  • Assist with problem solving and any issues that arise on site. 
  • Previous experience within a Similar role 
  • Experience with 3,4 & 5 AXIS vertical machining 
  • Knowledge of operating CMM Machines
  • Practical experience of manufacturing techniques 
  • Previous experience in Operating a CNC / CMM Machines ( FANUC & MAZAK) 
  • Checking of drawing where required when using CMM Machines 

Ideally we are looking for this individual to hold previous experience with:

  • CNC machinery and CMM. 
  • Time Served Engineer
  • Holding a formal qualification in Engineering 
  • Previous Team-leader / Supervisory is Key to the role. 

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

 

X2 Outstanding opportunities have arisen for a Machine Shop Engineer with Milling experience. 

Are you a Machine Shop Engineer holding Milling experience and seeking a new opportunity as well as looking to join a Busy & Friendly Manufacturing organisation. If so we have X2 fantastic opportunities to join a leading organisation based in the Manchester locations. 

This role is commutable from the following locations: Stretford / Sale / Stockport / Salford / Manchester

Benefits on offer to the CNC Miller

  • £31,000 
  • Great Pension 
  • 25+8days holiday 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Health care 
  • Company Bonus 
  • Working Double Days Role / Morning & Afternoons 

Ideally the CNC Miller will have the following: 

  • Previous experience within a Similar role 
  • Experience with 4&5 AXIS Vertical Milling Machines  
  • Knowledge of operating CMM Machines
  • Run Milling Machine after setting and ensuring that quality is maintained throughout the entire production run. 
  • Practical experience of manufacturing techniques 
  • Previous experience in Operating a CNC / CMM Machines 
  • Checking of drawing where required when using CMM Machines 
  • Time Served Engineer
  • Holding a formal qualification in Engineering

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

 

Are you a Qualified Maintenance Electrician seeking a New opportunity and looking to join a Busy & Friendly Manufacturing organisation. If so we have a Fantastic opportunity to join a Leading organisation based in the Manchester Area, you will join a already existing and established Maintenance team. 
 
This Maintenance Electrician role is commutable from: Swinton / Openshaw / Ashton-Under-Lynne / Sale / Stretford 

Maintenance Electrician Benefits: 

  • Salary: £36.000
  • Pension 8%
  • 20+8days holiday 
  • Overtime 
  • Parking / Canteen 

The Shift the Maintenance Electrician will be Required to work: Double Days Shift: 6am till 2pm / 2pm till 10pm.

Requirements and Duties for the Maintenance Electrician Role: 

  • Provide both Reactive & Planned Preventative Maintenance 
  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing environments and proven experience within a Stable Maintenance electrician role. 
  • Fault finding abilities with Siemens and Allen Bradley PLC’s6
  • Experience within Hydraulics & Pneumatics / Over-head Cranes / Temperature controllers / Gas Fired Furnaces / Instrumentation / Gas Burners 
  • Ideally Some Mechanical experience 
  • You will have involvement in Project work 
  • Implement improvements / Lean Manufacturing Culture
  • Ensure compliance of all plant and machinery with health and safety legislation. 

Skill and Qualifications:

  • Ideally holding a IPAF / FLT Driving licence – however training can be provided 
  • Apprentice trained holding a formal qualification in Electrical engineering 
  • Holding their 17th / 18th IEE Wiring Regulation 
  • Previous Experience within a Heavy Engineering environment

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

 

As the Engineering Manager, you will be working for an incredibly well established, Global, Manufacturing business.  They really are the leaders in their field.  Their product is of the highest quality. They have been established for many decades and are going from strength to strength! They are recognised throughout their field for their outstanding quality product and highest customer service.  You would be joining an incredibly stable organisation.

Benefits for Engineering Manager:

  • Excellent Salary whih i snegotiable upon experience
  • 33 days holiday
  • Day shift – Monday to Friday
  • Pension
  • Private Medical 

As the Engineering Manager, your duties will include:

  • To be a key member of the Management team to ensure the smooth running of the Manchester facility. 
  • Responsible for maximising the availability of all machinery in the production area, and site upkeep.  
  • Increase line efficiencies through effective leadership of a multi-skilled team.
  • Motivate and inspire the team to meet production and engineering targets. 
  • Perform regular appraisals. Set out clear performance standards with team members and manage any non-conformances with formal 1-1 meetings when required.
  • Ensure staffing levels are reviewed and managed daily. This will include holidays, absence, and training cover.  
  • Natural leadership qualities, and someone who gains enjoyment of helping others succeed.
  • Continuous Improvement - You will help to spot opportunities for further investment and arrange training and development requirements, to further talent management within the engineering.
  • Promote the health and wellbeing of the engineering employees and ensure all Occupational Health appointments are attended.
  • Actively participate in the recruitment of new engineers.

I would be very interested in speaking with you if you are/ have:

  • Previous experience working as an Engineering Manager or Maintenance Manager or similar
  • Idealy educated to HND/HNC Level or equivalent Engineering qualifications
  • People Leader with a focus on development for the team.
  • Experience in the use of PLC in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong IT and reporting skills
  • Ability to use own initiative to make decisions which may impact the business but can be clearly justified.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and outstanding organisation skills
  • Experienced in proactively driving and implementing improvements.

This Engineering Manager role is commutable from: Manchester, Stockport, Rochdale, Huddersfield, Burnley and Bolton

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