Sacha is a recruitment specialist for Manufacturing, Quality, technical and supply chain professions across multiple sectors including Automotive, Electronics and heavy Manufacturing and Engineering Environments within the East Midlands.

Being educated to masters level and being exposed to professional and manufacturing environments throughout her career, Sacha has a breadth of knowledge she can use to go above and beyond to understand both the client and candidates expectations.

Sacha is a recruitment specialist for Manufacturing, Quality, technical and supply chain professions across multiple sectors including Automotive, Electronics and heavy Manufacturing and Engineering Environments within the East Midlands.

Being educated to masters level and being exposed to professional and manufacturing environments throughout her career, Sacha has a breadth of knowledge she can use to go above and beyond to understand both the client and candidates expectations.

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Due to increasing orders and growth, a successful Manufacturing Business are looking for an experienced Production Manager to join the team on a full time, permanent basis. Reporting into the operations director and overseeing the Production Supervisor and Team Leaders, the successful applicant must come from an engineering / manufacturing background, involving metals.

This is an opportunity that can offer security and varied work, with a range of different customers on the order books, manufacturing items from one-off product runs to continual serial production using steel, aluminium, and polymer products.  Supplying to a range of customers including those in the healthcare and online shopping industries, their aim is to produce high quality products, and continue to grow successful relationships with their clients.

Applications are welcomed from knowledgeable Production Managers, who are experienced in change management, who are looking for a new opportunity to make a difference in a growing Manufacturing business.

In exchange for their expertise the Production Manager shall be offered:

  • A Competitive package
  • Days shift
  • Free on-site parking
  • Uniform / PPE

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the Production Manager:

  • To Oversee Production Operations
  • Oversee, stores, warehouse, and paint lines
  • To train, lead, and coach team members in best practices
  • Maintain H&S and quality systems are achieved and adhered to
  • Utilise MRP systems to drive process efficiencies

Skills Required for the Production Manager:

  • Team player and good lone worker, with initiative to work independently 
  • Must have experience working within Manufacturing, ideally fabrications with Sheet Metal
  • Experienced with MRP systems
  • Working knowledge / qualified with health & safety and Quality Systems
  • Ability to manage a team of varying skills
  • Ability to drive change

Commutable from Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Mansfield.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

Known for their successes in Manufacturing products supplied into the Construction industry for the past 50 years, this continuously growing business, is requiring a skilled Logistics Manager to join and lead the logistics team. Supplying into a range of sectors within Construction including Housing Associations, Care homes as well as residential sites, the company is always busy and buoyant. 

As an experienced Logistics manager with knowledge of supplying into the construction industry, you would be required to plan and manage the transport teams and hauliers to ensure delivery of products is made to several sites, in time, in full and on budget. 

If you have the desire to succeed, have excellent organisation and communication skills with the ability to problem solve and exceed KPIs, please apply today.

The successful Logistics Manager will receive:

  • 31 Days Holiday Including bank holidays
  • Annual Bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts on corporate products
  • Pension with Employer matched contribution 
  • Cycle to work scheme

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the Logistics Manager:

  • Ensure compliance with H&S legislation
  • To plan and manage inter site product transfer
  • Manage and improve the ERP system
  • Collaboration with warehouse supervisors to ensure delivery deadlines are achieved
  • Management of Haulier fleet
  • Lead and manage the transport team
  • Scheduling of deliveries and collections for customers
  • Planning routing vehicles nationally
  • Managing 30-50 loads a day from multiple sites

Skills Required for the Logistics Manager:

  • Experience in logistics and haulier management
  • Knowledge of construction vehicle types
  • Experience in a Construction background
  • CPC qualified
  • Willingness to be flexible where the role requires

Commutable from Birmingham, Burton, Lichfield, Derby, Loughborough, Leicester, Nottingham, Stafford, Cannock.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

This opportunity is for an experienced toolmaker, who is time served or apprentice trained, that is looking for a new challenge in a highly successful company that manufacture plastic injection moulded products that are supplied into the food and building industry; industries that remain successful during this challenging time. 

This highly successful toolmaker will be joining the currently successful toolroom team where they will be reporting into the toolroom supervisor. 

Applications are welcomed from those who are currently or have previously worked as a toolmaker, who are familiar with toolroom machinery and are wiling to work an afternoon shift. 

In exchange for their skills, the toolmaker will receive:

  • A Competitive package
  • 33 days holiday 
  • Free on-site parking

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the toolmaker:

  • Maintain and repair mould machine tools
  • Prove tooling
  • Run fault diagnostics
  • Work alongside other staff to understand tooling issues
  • Tool making
  • Work on hot runners
  • To work with a right first-time approach

Skills Required for the Toolmaker:

  • Sufficient self-starter with an ability to problem solve
  • Plastic injection mould toolmaking background
  • Ideally apprentice trained or a time served toolmaker
  • Experienced with toolroom machinery such as lathes and grinders
  • Able to read engineers drawings
  • Understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Experience with CNC Machining centre would be beneficial (not essential)

If you are hardworking, reliable, and able to work under minimal supervision please apply today.

Commutable from Oakham, Stamford, Melton Mowbray, Grantham.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

This opportunity is for a hands-on Engineer to join a successful general and precision engineering company as Production Supervisor / Workshop Foreman. 

The highly successful business has been running for many years and are recognised for their bespoke fabrications for special machinery and conveyor systems. With bespoke items being their forte, you will not be monotonised as you will be overseeing a varied workload. You will be both office and factory based, so must be competent at scheduling and production management as well as being willing to get stuck in with your hands-on experience on the shop floor. 

In exchange for their hands-on expertise the Production Supervisor / Workshop Foreman will receive:

  • A Competitive package
  • Days shift
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Free on-site parking
  • Own office
  • Overtime opportunities 

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the Production Supervisor / Workshop Foreman:

  • Lead and support a range of employees, from fabricator welders to skilled machinists
  • Ensure the workshop is running in line with targets and requirements
  • Ensure records and processes are compliant
  • To be the point of contact for jobs / projects
  • Ensure high standards of cleanliness and tidiness in the workshop

Skills Required for the Production Supervisor / Workshop Foreman:

  • Team player and good lone worker, with initiative to work independently 
  • Must have hands on experienced in Engineering / Fabrication – Metals 
  • Ideally will have some machining experience
  • Self-sufficient, self-starter
  • Ability to lead by example and experience

If you have both leadership and hands on skills, please apply today.

Commutable from Wigan, Southport, St. Helens, Liverpool, Preston, and Manchester.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

This opportunity is for a successful construction quality professional who is looking to take on a new challenge at a continually growing construction manufacturer. 

This highly successful construction manufacturing company, who are one of the biggest volumetric suppliers within the UK are looking for a forward thinking, self-starter with eye for detail, to join the Quality team as a Quality systems co-ordinator, reporting into the Quality Manager. 

This is an opportunity that can offer security and varied work, with 5-10 years’ worth of projects in place. Being one of the largest suppliers into Defence, Retail, Commercial and Education, every day is different, varied, and exciting. 

Applications are welcomed from those who are currently or have previously worked in construction, who are familiar with ISO9001:2015 and are ideally internal audit qualified. 

In exchange for their construction quality expertise the Quality Systems Co-ordinator will receive:

  • A Competitive package
  • Days shift
  • 25 days holidays + Stats + Christmas shutdown
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free Beverages
  • Medical cover 

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the Quality Systems Co-ordinator:

  • Full documentation of all quality related matter
  • Writing new SOPs and policies for a range of departments
  • To perform internal and external audits (ISO 9001:2015)
  • Manage the non-conformance report process
  • Involvement in ISO training and coaching to existing and new employees
  • Ensuring personal certification is maintained for personnel
  • ISO orientated meetings and reviews
  • Coordinate documentation of quality with technical specifications (including photo evidence)
  • Maintain and update sub-contractors’ quality

Skills Required for the Quality Systems Co-ordinator:

  • Team player and good lone worker, with initiative to work independently 
  • Must have experience working within the Construction Industry
  • Must be experienced working with Quality Management Systems
  • ISO 9001:2015 internal auditor certified
  • Computer literate
  • Self-sufficient, self-starter
  • Willing to learn new skills 

If you are Enthusiastic, Driven, looking for challenge then apply today.

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford

Probe Technical Recruitment, Celebrating 26 Years of Technical Engineering Recruitment Excellence

 

A successful, well established company are looking for an experience Production Planner or Production Scheduler to come on board and ensure that the fast-paced manufacturing environment’s works orders are effectively planned and scheduled to ensure maximum productivity. Ideally from a Sheet Metal Manufacturing background, you will be required to organise how items are manufactured, utilising labour and distributing the product whilst continuously improving the scheduling process.

This role is about finding the right fit for the business, with somebody who is experienced in production planning in a fast-moving environment, who is looking to utilise their continuous improvement skillset. 

In exchange for their Production Planning expertise and knowledge the successful Production Planner will receive:

  • A competitive Salary
  • A varied, fast paced workload
  • A dayshift
  • On site parking and canteen facilities
  • Company t-shirt & PPE
  • Parking on site
  • Free hot drinks throughout the day

Key Responsibilities of the Production Planner:

Ensure maximum productivity through planning and scheduling the works orders
Monitoring and altering the schedule where necessary
Constant evaluation of workstations to ensure workload is optimal
Maximise resources for scheduling and subcontracting where necessary
Continuous Improvement and streamlining of production schedule

The ideal Production Planner

Should have a background in sheet metal work
Should have worked in a fast moving, consumer orientated environment
Should be proficient with Excel and Sage
Must have excellent communication skills with the ability to maintain relationships
Must be able to work in a constantly changing environment
Should work well under pressure

Commutable from Leicester, Hinckley, Lutterworth. Do not miss out on this opportunity to work with a progressive, growing business, apply today.

Probe UK is a leading technical engineering recruitment consultancy that specialises in all aspects of the engineering sector since 1994

Celebrating 26 Years of Engineering Recruitment Excellence.

 

Due to growth, a reputable, Leicestershire based Manufacturer who supplies into Utilities, Medical & Automotive Industries, requires an experienced machinist skilled with EDM – Setting, Operating and Programming to join the team to help fulfil a continued and growing workbook. Having remained open and successful throughout COVID-19, this opportunity is not to be missed.

If you are an experienced EDM Setter Operator or machinist experienced with EDM who is looking to use their varied skillset and progress as toolmaker, then apply today.

Offering the successful EDM Setter / Operator / Programmer:

  • Early Friday Finish
  • Parking on site
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Progression
  • A variety in projects
  • A healthy, pleasant working environment

Skills Required of the EDM Setter / Operator / Programmer:

  • Experienced machinist with EDM
  • Ability to use CNC die Sink and CNC milling machine
  • Capable of using wire EDM, setting and operating and programming with fanuc
  • Ability to use hand and bench tools
  • Ability to read Engineers drawings
  • Quality Inspection skills (Vernier callipers, gauges, micrometers)

Roles and responsibilities of the EDM Setter / Operator / Programmer:

  • Setting and operating machinery
  • Occasional use of manual machinery 
  • Polishing
  • Assembling of tools
  • QI of own works

Commutable from Leicester, Hinckley, Wigston, Lutterworth.

Probe is a leading Technical Engineering Recruitment Consultancy specialising in all aspects of the engineering sector since 1994

Celebrating 26 Years of Engineering Recruitment Excellence

 

A successful, well established SME are looking for an experienced multi-faceted Business Manager to come on board and continue and grow the accomplishments already achieved by the business. Ideally from a Manufacturing background within Automotive or Metalwork, you will be required to oversee the day to day running of the business with a potential to progress in the future. Actively supplying to construction, healthcare, medical and engineering industries the company has a confident pipeline of work orders.

This role is about finding the right fit for the business, with somebody who is looking for a career offering progression and longevity. 

In exchange for their management expertise and knowledge the successful Operations Manager will receive:

  • A competitive Salary
  • A varied work load
  • Bonus
  • Growth and Progression Opportunities
  • Company pension contributions
  • Parking on site

Key Responsibilities of the Operations Manager:

  • Oversee Manufacturing, Sales, Dispatch and NPI
  • Facilitate in Production Meetings
  • Schedule production and involvement in production planning
  • To comply with Quality and Health & Safety requirements
  • Oversee, manage, and lead Personnel and HR functions
  • Partake in continuous improvement activities
  • Maintain KPIs from costs, efficiency, and quality
  • Work alongside Managing Director in all business-related matters

The ideal Operations Manager:

  • Will have a track record of running a medium sized manufacturing business
  • Have outstanding team player and communication skills
  • Have strong personnel management experience
  • Possess supply management and planning skills
  • Must be analytical, and competent with IT packages
  • Able to Manage Projects from scheduling and materials, to teams
  • Have a willingness to want to progress
  • Must be from Automotive or Metals Manufacturing Background

This progressive and exciting opportunity is not to be missed. If you are a confident, team player, with leadership and management experience, please apply today.

Commutable from Chester, Northwich, Ellesmere, Manchester, The Wirrall, Liverpool, Runcorn & Warrington

Probe UK is a leading technical engineering recruitment consultancy that specialises in all aspects of the engineering sector. 1994 - 2020 Celebrating 26 Years of Engineering Recruitment Excellence

 

If you are currently working within Construction and looking to diverse into Quality Inspection, carry on reading. 

A highly successful, construction manufacturing company who are currently thriving are looking for a new team member to join the Quality Department to report to the Head of Quality, on all matters associated with quality. The necessary training will be provided to ensure that the candidate becomes a proficient Quality Inspector and can work independently in this progressive role. 

The company operates across multiple sectors including, Defence, Retail, Commercial and Education and have remained open and busier than ever during COVID-19. With a growing customer base, the Company is continually looking to exceed Customer expectations whilst doing this both more effectively and more efficiently and require a Quality Inspector to ensure the Quality assurance of all projects/products produced is maintained and achieved.

Benefits for the Quality Inspector:

  • Negotiable Salary
  • 7.30am to 4.00pm
  • 25 days holidays + Stats + Christmas shutdown
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free Beverages
  • Medical cover 

Roles & Responsibilities for the Quality Inspector:

  • Ensure products meet the necessary quality standards
  • Reporting product conformance
  • Identify areas of improvement and implement measures
  • Ensure quality checking procedures are in place
  • Inspect products referring to Engineer drawings
  • Producing, defect, non-conformance, and any other reports
  • Liaise with other departments on Quality matters

Skills Required:

  • Team player and good lone worker
  • Experience working within the Construction Industry
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to read Construction Drawings **ESSENTIAL**
  • Experience working with sub-contractors
  • Self-sufficient, self-starter, who can use initiative

If you are Enthusiastic, Driven, looking for challenge then apply today.

Commutable from Mansfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Grantham, Newark on Trent, Lincoln, Sleaford
 

 

A rare opportunity for an experienced Press Toolmaker has become available at an outstanding Engineering company, who have been running successfully for more than 70 years. With a strong customer base supplying into Aerospace, Medical and Structural Steel Industries and having stayed open during COVID-19, still thriving in the current climate, this is an opportunity not to be missed. 

Benefits for the Press Toolmaker:

  • Free Parking and canteen on site
  • A friendly and welcoming environment
  • Opportunities for overtime
  • Opportunities to learn new skills 
  • Exciting and varying projects

Roles and responsibilities of the Press Toolmaker;

  • Repairs and refurb of press tooling
  • Use of all standard machinery
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers 
  • Interpret Engineer drawings
  • On-time delivery of tools
  • Ensure department standards are maintained

Skills required for the Press Toolmaker

  • Must be experienced with the manufacture of Press Tools
  • Toolmaking > 5 years
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to take responsibility and ownership of tasks

Do not miss out on this rare opportunity

 

A reputable well-established Precision Manufacturer, with over 70 years’ experience of Manufacturing for the Aerospace and defences industries need an experienced Sheet Metal worker to join their expanding team. With a formed customer base, operating on a fully established Quality Management system, this opportunity is not to be missed. 

If you are experienced with the forming and adjusting of Sheet Metal, please apply today.

Benefits for the Sheet Metal Worker:

  • £14 per hour, depending upon experience
  • Onsite parking
  • PPE as necessary and company t shirt
  • 37 hours per week, early finish on a Friday, opportunities for overtime at 1.5x hourly rate
  • 4% Employer Pension Contribution
  • 31 days holiday (incl. bank holidays)

Roles & Responsibilities of the Sheet Metal Worker:

  • Fabricating and repairing Aerospace components
  • Using hand tools, power tools and machinery
  • Forming sheet metal 
  • Meeting targets set in Production
  • Reading Engineers drawings
  • Involvement in internal and external Audits
  • Performing First off Inspections

Key Skills of the Sheet Metal Worker Required:

  • Experienced with bench and machine tools
  • Experienced with sheet metal forming and adjustment
  • Experienced reading and interpreting technical drawings
  • Experienced with Sheet Metal techniques

Commutable from Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Cotswolds. 

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

A BRC accredited, world renowned, leading UK Manufacturer, who has an enviable reputation, is looking for an experienced Tool Setter to join the manufacturing team, on a rotating shift basis for 40 hours per week, to install tools and carry out condition setting operations.

Offering the successful Tool Setter:

  • A generous pay package
  • Parking and canteen on site
  • Overtime opportunities at 1.3x hourly rate

Roles & Responsibilities for the Tool Setter:

  • Perform tool and ancillary equipment installations
  • Carry out Guard Inspections
  • Move tools from machines
  • Perform machine setting adjustment as required
  • Take part in continuous improvement activities

The ideal Tool Setter:

  • Should have experience in Tool Setting
  • Should be able to carry out condition setting operations
  • Should be able to install Tools & Ancillary equipment

Commutable from Mansfield, Kirkby in Ashfield, Sutton-in-Ashfield, South Normanton, Ripley and surrounding areas, this opportunity is not to be missed.