Peter is a conscientious and methodical Senior Consultant, with over 18 years’ experience in specialist engineering recruitment.  Over the years he has created a strong portfolio of clients and candidates who are very happy to keep coming back to repeatedly use his expert services, due to his professional, focused and friendly approach. He is a specialist in Design, R&D and Project Recruitment and has a strong track record of finding engineers where there are skills shortages.  Having originally spent 11 years in the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, has given Peter a strong interest and passion in engineering and how products are developed and made.

Peter is a conscientious and methodical Senior Consultant, with over 18 years’ experience in specialist engineering recruitment.  Over the years he has created a strong portfolio of clients and candidates who are very happy to keep coming back to repeatedly use his expert services, due to his professional, focused and friendly approach. He is a specialist in Design, R&D and Project Recruitment and has a strong track record of finding engineers where there are skills shortages.  Having originally spent 11 years in the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, has given Peter a strong interest and passion in engineering and how products are developed and made.

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Product Designer / Industrial Designer

Are you a Design Engineer with a background in creating concept and front-end product designs for external or internal clients & have either a Product or Industrial Design Degree or equivalent, with three years post study commercial experience?

We currently have an opportunity to join a dynamic Southwest Midlands Design Team and to be responsible for creating a range of new innovative products for the Consumer markets, where the brief and remit will be biased towards style and user interaction.

We are looking for a Design Engineer with a background in creating concept and front-end product designs for external or internal clients who have either a Product or Industrial Design Degree or equivalent, with three years post study commercial experience.

Benefits:

  • £35,000 
  • Pension 
  • Healthcare
  • 37.5 Hours Per weeks 
  • Early Finish on Fridays (1pm) 
  • Project Ownership 

We are looking to employ a mid-level Product Designer or Industrial Designer to join a creative successful team, where delivering performance driven consumer products to market is their primary focus. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Designer to demonstrate their creativity and get involved in exciting projects, seeing their work going from early concept stages through to production in a short period of time. 

Product Design Duties include:

  • Developing products from an initial brief through to prototype 
  • Investigating potential innovative technologies / techniques that could benefit future products
  • Design and develop new product concept ideas.
  • Provide aesthetic and user orientated design solutions to the specifications and requirements. 
  • High standard of design work, design control, robust design and design for manufacture on a daily basis.
  • Creating prototypes to prove out and develop new concepts and design solutions.
  • Testing products, components, prototypes, technologies, recording test results for review and action
  • Utilize CAD to produce development concepts and detailed design for hand over to manufacturing partner(s)
  • Assisting in transfer of product from development to manufacturing
  • Ensure that projects comply with current legislation, Health and Safety regulations, and strict compliance with R&D Reliability and Document Control best practice.

Product Designer Requirements:

  • The Product Design position requires a minimum qualification of a degree or equivalent in design and at least three years’ experience in a paid design post is essential.
  • The successful applicant must be technically competent in a wide range of design/engineering skills and must have knowledge of new product development and product Introduction. 

Key Skills:

  • Self-motivated and keen to strive to create great consumer products
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • Excellent visual communication of concepts and ideas via traditional and digital sketching/drawing ability 
  • A working knowledge of rendering packages such as Keyshot
  • Experienced user of 3D CAD Solidworks/CREO/NX/CATIA
  • Good Photoshop and Illustrator skills
  • Good working knowledge of manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Skilled in prototyping and producing product mock-ups
  • Competent user of MS windows, specifically Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Organisational, analytical, communications and interpersonal skills are all also a prerequisite of this position. 

Commutable from; Worcester, Birmingham, Cheltenham, Stourbridge, Redditch, Evesham, Dudley, Coventry

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

Application Support Engineer – Electronic / Mechatronic Engineering

We are seeking an engineer with 12months+ relevant experience for an immediate start with a fast-growing technology company in the Walsall area.  

The position will be part of a customer facing technical support applications team that is biased towards electronic and safety critical technology.

This team’s duty is to support the company’s existing global presence of large blue-chip companies, to ensure they remain repeat business customers through resolution and design fixes of bespoke ordered products. 

  • £25,000 - £28,000
  • Bonus (Quarterly) £3,000
  • Pension 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Including Bank Hols)
  • Career Development & Training 
  • Project Ownership
  • Customer Facing International Business Trips 

Application Support Engineer Role:

  • Due to fast expansion and growth within the company over the last 5 years, especially internationally, an Application Support Team has been created to maintain customer satisfaction and tailored support for key accounts. 
  • Being part of this team requires a high degree of communication and liaison between customers and all associated internal Design, Operations, Sales and Manufacturing departments to ensure all customer expectations are always met. 
  • The focus of the role will be to offer the first point of contact for Electronic Technical issues for Pre and Post Sales orders. This will require working in close partnership with the company’s internal knowledge to gain a good understanding of what potential route causes can be and how to find a quick solution. 

Application Support Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Speak directly with customers and End Users to ensure they receive excellent service.
  • Support sales with technical enquiries and internal platforms to allow to deliver excellent service to our customers as we provide both pre and post technical sales support.
  • Review raised Customer Returns and evaluated resolutions as part of the Customer Returns Process
  • Conduct technical investigations as we support our customers, providing data feedback into our quality management system.
  • Develop key knowledge of the product range, with understanding of the key applications. 
  • Contribute to and create new ways to keep their customers informed on their products as they develop new materials, training and services.
  • Contribute to a culture of process improvement, using your customer experiences to provide feedback on Quality and Production processes and to offer new solutions.

Application Support Engineer Requirements:

  • Degree / HND Engineering Qualification with exposure to Electronic Engineering (Essential)
  • Relevant industry experience preferred (Electronic Device Manufacture / Test / Quality)
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • A good work ethic with strong self-motivation 
  • A willingness to travel and work in a global team of professionals with flexible hours of work – though based at our UK head office, travel to Customer sites would be anticipated.

This is a great opportunity to join a fast paced and growing organisation where the company have a proud history of developing their junior staff into senior players within the business.

Commutable from: Wolverhampton, Cannock, Birmingham, Dudley, Stourbridge, Stafford, Telford, Walsall, Lichfield

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

 

Project Software Engineer (Manufacturing Document and Support Systems)

We are currently working with a fast-paced modern manufacturing organisation based in the Walsall area, who are seeing extensive continued business and turnover growth since the start of 2021

To ensure the smooth running of their operations and assembly departments, a new Project Software Engineer position has been created to support the development, implementation, and the maintenance of manufacturing software systems.

  • £32,000 - £35,000
  • Bonus c£3,000
  • Pension 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Including Bank Hols)
  • 37.5 hrs per Week 
  • 1pm Finish on Fridays

Project Software Engineer

  • The company operates in a modern engineering facility and build and sign-off of over 20,000 high-tech electro-mechanical units per year. The company works to fast lead-times for its global network of customers and their success and growth has come from their continued innovation and their ability to manage the fast and smooth delivery of their products to their customers.
  • The purpose of the Project Software Engineer Role
  • To play a key role in the identification, development, and implementation of software to improve process’ across the manufacturing line. 
  • To be the contact for shop floor for any software concerns and support. 
  • To take the lead for software developments in any improvement project. 
  • Lead on identifying suppliers of technology to improve the companies process’ and act as contact throughout projects. Reporting into the Operations Manager, you will support the Operations team on wide range of improvement projects.

Project Software Engineer Duties 

  • Evaluate, document, and maintain current software used on the manufacturing floor
  • Ensure no single point failures in the software systems through documentation and system design
  • Support wider team on software & program development projects for Operation Process’
  • Provide support for requirements and specification of new externally created software related process across the company
  • Act as main contact to external suppliers of testing, programming, and automation technologies
  • Drive efficiency through operations and the wider business
  • Develop and improve existing programs to match company requirements
  • Work with the Op Ex & Operation teams to identify continuous improvements within company systems
  • Work alongside New Product Design teams to identify new requirements for manufacturing process’

Project Software Engineer Skills

  • Primary requirements: SQL & Microsoft office, C# .NET winforms, SQL server
  • Desirable: .NETcore, previous experience in Labview, Azure DevOps
  • Computer Science/ Engineering Degree or equivalent
  • 2-4 year experience in software project development
  • Proven Technical competence but keen to learn new technologies
  • Good documentation and specification skills
  • Experience with Process Mapping

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Software Engineer that has been involved in either a Process or a Manufacturing environment, to join a busy and dynamic team within a fast-growing organisation.

Commutable from: Walsall, Wolverhampton, Stourbridge, Cannock, Dudley, Birmingham, Stafford, Telford, Shrewsbury

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

 

Design Engineer (Manufacturing & Assembly Environments)

We are currently working with a modern manufacturing facility based in the Wolverhampton area, who have been seeing extensive continued business and turnover growth since the start of 2021

The company operates in a modern production and assembly facility, and they are now seeking an internal Design Engineer to support their day-to-day process operations. This position will allow better and the smoother running of the Assembly Area of the business to ensure the build and sign-off of over 20,000 electro-mechanical products per year. 

  • £32,000 - £35,000
  • Bonus c£3,000
  • Pension 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Including Bank Hols)
  • 37.5 hrs per Week 
  • 1pm Finish on Fridays

Design Engineer Duties:

  • The role will focus on supporting the design of tooling (Jig & Fixtures), equipment and process systems used within the facility. This will require 2D & 3D CAD design skills to develop solutions to solve immediate issues on the shop floor as well as long term efficiency improvements across the team
  • To take the design lead on the identification, design and manufacture of equipment’s used across the manufacturing facility. Identifying and sourcing technology improvements and being a key design resource during new product developments for the company. 
  • The role will communicate regularly and update with the Operations Team and evaluate new designs and the production methods best used to manufacture the company’s products.
  • Create and maintain good documentation and records to ensure all projects are compliant, safe and effective.  
  • Reporting into the Operations Manager, the role will be a key part of the operations focus on a wide range of improvement projects, to ensure a more effective delivery of manufactured and assembled products for the future.

Design Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Design & commission jigs and fixtures to support assembly.
  • Create Manufacturing Plans
  • Maintain Manufacturing Plans using In-Design software
  • Create layout plans using 3D CAD 
  • Liaise with the internal R&D team to resolve component obsolescence issues
  • Technical Support for manufacturing equipment used in the area
  • Develop, maintain, and improve Manufacturing Processes and Controls
  • Lead and/or support Cost Reduction programs
  • Initiate and/or Support Capital Projects
  • Design, implement and improve Material Storage Systems
  • Initiate and/or support a culture of Continuous Improvement.
  • Manage the implementation of Engineering Change
  • Design and commission fixturing for the area
  • Provide technical/engineering support to our Suppliers
  • Work with R&D and Suppliers to manage change and introduction of new parts

Experience required for the Design Engineer role.

  • A formal qualification in Engineering or Design (Manufacturing/Electrical/Mechanical Eng degree or equivalent)
  • A strong background in creating design solutions for Shop Floor and manufacturing environments
  • CAD (3D Creo, Solidworks or similar)
  • Experienced in manufacturing process’ in the field
  • Machining design experience desired

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Design Engineer that has been involved in either a Process, Capital Equipment or DFM background, to join a busy and dynamic team within a fast-growing organisation.

Commutable from: Walsall, Wolverhampton, Stourbridge, Cannock, Dudley, Birmingham, Stafford, Telford, Shrewsbury

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

We have a fantastic opportunity to join a New Product Development Team in the Central Midlands and be responsible for the design and integration of hardware and embedded technologies, especially around Battery and Power Pack systems.

The role will be part of the larger NPD team that also consists of mechanical and industrial design engineers that will be mainly involved in the design of the products from a structural and plastic injection moulding point.

The company have a strong track record for creating Award Winning products for the consumer market sector and are continually focusing on New Product Innovation exercises to keep their international recognition for being the best in field.

Benefits:

  • £45,000
  • £37.5 Hours 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Holidays) 
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Early Finish Fridays 

The Electronic Engineer position will report to the Head of Engineering and will be the sole electronic biased engineer within a team of Product Design and Prototype Engineers. 

Duties of an Electronic Engineer will include:

  • The creation and development of battery management systems 
  • Ensuring battery management systems meet regulatory and company requirements for safety 
  • Charger design and writing detailed charger specifications 
  • Power Converter Design. 
  • Ensuring designs can comply with relevant EMC/EMI standards and modifying design where needed to ensure this is the case. 
  • Thermal management design of power electronics systems 
  • Design of battery powered electronics to meet global requirements. 
  • Research into new technology and investigating ways of incorporating this technology into future products. 
  • Use of simulation and PCB design software to create prototypes.

Electronic Engineer Requirements:

  • Minimum BEng/MEng degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering or other relevant discipline 
  • Experience in the design of Battery Management Systems especially for Lithium-Ion technology. 
  • Experience in motor inverter design and motor control, particularly brushless DC motors, servo or stepper motors desirable. 
  • General knowledge of power electronic devices, including silicon based IGBTs, MOSFETs and wide bandgap technologies 
  • Understanding of device characteristics and issues with switching behaviour in real circuits, as well as power switch driver design 
  • Design of power electronics for both low voltage and mains voltage systems 
  • Excellent knowledge of analogue signal conditioning (e.g., op-amp circuit design) and ideally digital signal processing approaches 
  • Schematic capture using Altium Designer, Mentor Graphics or other mainstream tools 
  • Use of SPICE based simulation tools such as Simetrix and LTspice 
  • Design calculation tools such as Mathcad, Matlab, Excel. 
  • Circuit simulation and tolerance analysis 
  • Robust design including FMEA techniques 
  • Design for high volume manufacture 
  • PCB layout – size/cost minimisation while achieving layouts for inherently good EMC compliance and thermal design.

The Electronic Engineer opportunity will be part of the full product life cycle of a project and will require visits to overseas suppliers and manufactures, to ensure the integrity of designs are maintained. This will allow complete project ownership from concept through to final release to retail.

Commutable from: Birmingham, Oxford, Cheltenham, Worcester, Dudley, Redditch, Coventry, Wolverhampton.

 

One of the leading Technology Research and Development organisations in the Midlands are currently seeking an experienced Systems Engineer, to design system solutions to enhance a vehicles, safety, performance and energy efficiency.

The company have over four decades of experience in the development and proving of electronic and mechatronic control and energy saving systems and applications for the Automotive sector. 

Systems Engineer – Salary Package:

  • Salary £40,000 - £50,000
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme 
  • A Multiple Project Technology Environment. 

Duties of a Systems Engineer 

  • The analysis of customer requirements, functional safety requirements, relevant legislation and standards to develop system requirement specifications. 
  • The use of proven system analysis and design methodologies to develop elegant efficient solutions to meet the project requirements. 
  • Working closely with the Functional Safety Department to ensure the analysis and development of appropriate functional safety requirements. 
  • Liaison with other engineering disciplines to develop system design specifications and algorithms. 
  • Plan, conduct and review testing of new software, hardware and calibrations at a variety of levels including integration testing, dyno testing and vehicle level testing, sometimes including worldwide field trips. 
  • The calibration of system functions to comply with project requirements. Complete sign-off procedures for vehicle algorithms, calibrations and final product testing. Undertake system and vehicle development and problem-solving within tight timescales. 
  • Fully document the design development and verification of developed systems. 
  • Understand and comply with company and customer confidentiality agreements and maintain the security of company and customer property. 

Systems Engineer – Requirements:

  • A formal qualification / Degree in a relevant science or Engineering disciplines. 
  • Experience of requirements analysis and management, preferably using dedicated requirements management tools (e.g., DOORS, Cradle, MKS).
  • Good experience of Configuration management Tools (e.g., MKS) 
  • Experience of systems design methodologies 
  • Hands on experience of developing control algorithms for automotive applications 
  • Knowledge or familiarity of, Software C-code, MATLAB, CAN and flexray communication protocols and toolchain. 
  • A good understanding of electronic hardware techniques and an ability to interpret circuit schematics. 
  • Knowledge of the use of microcontrollers within real time embedded systems 
  • Proficiency with standard office tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. 

This is a great opportunity to be part of the generation of new energy saving and performance enhancing technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow. 

Commutable from: Coventry, Derby, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent, Birmingham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Stafford, West Bromwich

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

One of the leading Technology Research and Development organisations in the Midlands are currently seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join their Chassis Project Development Team.

The company have over four decades of experience in the development and proving of electronic and mechatronic control and energy saving systems and applications for the Automotive sector. 

Reporting to the Head of Department the role will become an important part of the Chassis Group, where the role will be responsible for developing and designing software for high performance embedded systems. 

Software Engineer – Salary Package:

  • Salary £40,000 - £50,000
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme 
  • A Multiple Project Technology Environment. 

Duties of a Software Engineer will include:

Dealing with embedded software for microcontrollers, using design practices and software life cycles in line with the ISO2001:2008 quality system and high integrity design standards. Providing close coordination of project activities throughout the duration of the project between both the development teams and the customer. 

  • The interpretation of system requirements in collaboration with systems and hardware engineers to generate software requirements using semi-formal methods. 
  • Develop Code implementation using C/C++ programming languages, assembly language and automatic code generation from modelled environments. 
  • Undertake functional components, base software development and problem-solving within tight timescales 
  • The use of Autosar BSW configuration and integration 
  • The generation and execution of test plans and reports at all levels of the “V” life cycle, including unit/structural tests, integration tests and verification/validation tests 
  • The generation and formal review of technical documentation and artefacts from the design process 
  • Work to FMEA, HAZOP, FTA and other analysis techniques. 

What we are looking for in a Software Engineer

  • A formal qualification in engineering, or a science-based subject (Ideally Software or Electronic Engineering related)
  • Good industry experience in a similar role within an embedded system product development environment 
  • Good experience of programming using C, C++, C# and assembly languages 
  • Experience working with Autosar Base Software, Rte and SWC configuration 
  • Experience of using requirements management and specification tools e.g., DOORS, MKS Integrity 
  • Experience using configuration management tools e.g., MKS
  • Experience with software analysis methodologies and tools e.g., UML, Rhapsody
  • Experience with CAN based test tools e.g., CANoe, CANalyser, CANape, PCAN or ValueCAN
  • An ability to interpret circuit schematics and understand the basic operation of electronics hardware, especially microprocessor peripheral support circuitry
  • A good proficiency with standard office tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc

This is a great opportunity to be part of the generation of new energy saving and performance enhancing technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow. 

Commutable from: Coventry, Derby, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent, Birmingham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Stafford, West Bromwich

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

One of the leading Technology Research and Development organisations in the Midlands are currently seeking an experienced Senior Hardware Engineer to support the complete range of life-cycle activities relating to the design, development, manufacture and test of both prototype and series production electrical and electronic hardware applications.

The company have over four decades of experience in the development and proving of electronic and mechatronic control and energy saving applications for the Automotive sector. 

Senior Hardware Engineer – Salary Package

  • Salary £40,000 - £50,000
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme 
  • A Multiple Project Technology Environment. 

Duties of a Senior Hardware Engineer 

This position reports directly to the Chief Hardware Engineer and includes the following primary duties: 

  • Design of new, or update to existing, Automotive products (typically inverters / converters for hybrid and electric vehicles). 
  • Liaising with the Systems, Control and Software teams to ensure an optimum solution. 
  • Testing of the design once created in hardware. 
  • Supporting the Programme team with new project acquisition by providing technical assessment and time estimates. 

Senior Hardware Engineer Requirements

  • Ideally Degree-qualified in (Electrical and Electronic Engineering). 
  • Good Experience of semiconductor technologies (up to 1200V). 
  • Good exposure of Power Conversion; Converter and Inverter (up to 300kW). 
  • Experience working with Infineon / NXP microprocessors (or similar). 
  • Experience with Altium Designer. 
  • Experience in the use of model-based development tools including Matlab, Simulink. 
  • Experience in the use of electrical simulation tools; Simetrix, Simplis, Spice, etc. 
  • Knowledge of applicable ISO standards. 
  • Ideally some knowledge of designing for safety critical systems. 
  • Ideally some knowledge of EMC best practice design.

This is a great opportunity to be part of the generation of new energy saving and performance enhancing technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow. 

Commutable from: Coventry, Derby, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent, Birmingham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Stafford, West Bromwich

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

One of the leading Technology Research and Development organisations in the Midlands, are currently seeking an experienced Hardware Engineer to support the complete range of life-cycle activities relating to the design, development, manufacture and test of both prototype and series production electrical and electronic hardware applications.

The company have over four decades of experience in the development and proving of electronic and mechatronic control and energy saving applications for the Automotive sector. 

Hardware Engineer – Salary Package

  • Salary £40,000 
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme 
  • A Multiple Project Technology Environment. 

Duties of a Hardware Engineer 

  • Providing realistic estimates of time and budgets to complete designated activities.
  • Liaising with Customer Representatives and other members of the Project Team to agree product hardware requirements, and to resolve specification deficiencies.
  • Liaising with internal and external Test Facilities to plan and support product design validation activities.
  • Liaising with internal and external Manufacturing Facilities to support product manufacture
  • Assisting other members of the Project Team to understand the hardware design
  • Promoting the orderly progression of hardware integration by ensuring assigned activities are completed to the schedule agreed with the Project Team. 
  • Generating work plans for Electronic Technicians allocated to the Project
  • Take a primary role in the hardware design and development process including hardware requirements specification and analysis, hardware system design, hardware functional design, hardware specification, participation in peer and formal reviews, preparation of test plans, specification and procurement of test equipment, coordinating and supporting the manufacture and test of prototypes. 
  • Ensure that hardware development work is conducted in accordance with Company policies and procedures, and that such work meets relevant project, customer and company quality and safety standards

Requirements of a Hardware Engineer

  • Ideally Degree-qualified in an engineering discipline (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) 
  • Good experience of small to medium volume manufacturing and assembly techniques appropriate to rotating electrical machines.
  • Experience in the use of model-based development tools including Matlab and Simulink 
  • Familiarity with external motor control systems including power electronics, control methods and position sensor requirements would be advantageous
  • Good test and analysis skills 
  • Proficiency with standard office tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc 
  • Willingness to travel within the UK and worldwide

This is a great opportunity to be part of the generation of new energy saving and performance enhancing technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow.

Commutable from: Coventry, Derby, Lichfield, Burton upon Trent, Birmingham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Stafford, West Bromwich

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

We have an opportunity to join one of the most respected employers regionally who produce over 2 million products a year. 

We are seeking to recruit a proven Calibration Engineer who has experience of supporting engine testing and facilities, with a strong background in Electrical, Electronic and Software Engineering applications. 

Duties of an Calibration Engineer:

  • Working within the Support Team the role will be required to provide electrical and electronic support for the site’s automotive engine test cells.
  • Configure the test schedules for test beds for the different engine and testing configurations for test operators.
  • The calibration and electrical /electronic maintenance of the test beds and associated facility services, Analysers, Meters, Ventilation and Combustion Systems.

Requirements of an Calibration Engineer:

  • A formal qualification in an engineering subject (Electrical, Electronics, Systems, Software)
  • Completed an apprenticeship or similar in Electrical Engineering
  • A good understanding of Engine Test Bed Facilities 
  • Excellent Communication and IT Skills 
  • Strong recent expose of Electrical, Electronic and Software Applications 
  • A broad understanding of modern engine functionality (Power Circuits, Looms, ECU’s, Sensors) 
  • A general understanding and ability to read and view engineering drawings.
  • Exposure to test facility specification and commissioning 
  • Ideally some exposure to either AVL-PUMA, SCP-CADETV14, EM4A, Concerto, Etas INCA

Benefits of an Calibration Engineer:

  • £42,000
  • Paid Overtime, 
  • Shift Premium 
  • Annual Bonus, 
  • Exceptional Company Pension,
  • Car Lease Options 
  • Ongoing Training and Career Development.

If you have hesitated about moving over the past few years, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity for an Electrical Systems Engineer to join an organisation that have enviable reputation for producing world leading products.

This role is commutable from Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Tamworth. Coleshill, Atherstone, Warwick and Coventry

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Model Maker to join a product development team of consumer related products.

The company have gained global recognition over the last few years and are now looking to add new skilled team members to their SW Midlands based product development department.

The role will be part of the prototype development side of the business and will be responsible for creating various new and exciting products, that will form part of the company’s product development plans for the next few years.

Model Maker Benefits:

  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • Pension 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • 1pm Finish on Fridays

Duties of a Model Maker:

  • The role will be responsible for creating designs and constructs tools and parts in a variety of materials such as wood and plastic. Use blueprints, drawings, and/or CAD designs to create models according to established specifications. 

Requirements for a Model Maker:

  • A formal trained background in the form of an Apprenticeship
  • 3 – 5 years Prototyping Model Making experience 
  • Capable of using workshop machines, including lathe, milling machine etc.
  • Strong ability to produce working prototypes from a range of materials 
  • Understanding of fabrication methods
  • Experience of working with electrical and consumer products
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Positive attitude and good team working skills
  • Ideally some CNC experience

The position will offer the chance to be a part of fast paced NPD team using the latest in 3D printing technologies. Their model making studio is a brand-new industry leading studio with excellent equipment and opportunities.

Commutable from: Worcester, Birmingham, Stourbridge, Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Evesham

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

Technical Manager 

Innovations & New Technologies 

One of the leading automotive manufactures in the UK are now looking to enhance their technology team with a lead position to manage the integration of innovative technologies for their bespoke vehicle division. 

The role will be responsible for providing the overall delivery of bespoke features and projects inline with the pre-agreed milestones, ensuring new technology and features can be effectively delivered within a multi-disciplined team, from concept through to development and to release and construction. 

Technical Manager Benefits:

  • £60,000 - £65,000
  • Up to two Company Cars 
  • Excellent Separate Bonus Schemes (Personal & Site Performance)
  • 34 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Hols)
  • Private Health 
  • Pension
  • Relocation Package 

Technical Manager Responsibilities:

  • The position will be accountable for the delivery of bespoke new features. Dealing with the technical integration of Electrical, Electronic and Software applications to enhance a customer’s driving experience. 
  • The role will also be responsible for a small team of direct reports that consists of electrical certification and validation, digital and electronic development engineers. 
  • Liaison with other key important departments and stakeholders such as, Sales & Marketing, Design, Manufacturing and Purchasing will also be an integral part of the role. 
  • The day-to-day function of the role is to create and develop pathways to ensure critical aspects of multiple projects can be achieved and delivered within pre-agreed timescales. New Product Development and Introduction will form a major part of the position and a relevant background in a technical / electronic R&D remit is essential.

Technical Manger Requirements:

  • The right person for this position must have an enthusiastic approach to work and a strong understanding of new product development, with knowledge of industry process best practice.
  • Good liaison and communication skills with the ability to Join a leadership team within a dynamic engineering organisation that consists of many department managers and stakeholders.
  • A track record of effectively delivering integrated product solutions within pre-agreed timescales.
  • Ability to create a strategy and product plan for the coming years and provide a pathway forward.
  • Engineering degree or equivalent - Mechanical or Electrical / Electronic (Electrical component development experience)
  • Exposure to Software and IoT Applications
  • Extensive experience within product development (NPD)
  • Excellent People management, coaching and development skills
  • Experience of Automotive component development and testing processes (Essential)
  • A proven background in product development processes and gateway processes
  • Ability to manage multiple projects of differing timelines
  • Knowledge of automotive engineering / release systems

This is a great opportunity to join a busy and dynamic organisation where new technology and innovation is part of the daily routine of the job.

Commutable From: Basingstoke, Havant, Worthing, Horsham, Chichester, Waterlooville

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