Scott is a meticulous Senior Consultant, with over 12 years technical engineering recruitment experience. He has a proven track record of continually exceeding client & candidate expectations and is regularly commended on LinkedIn for the excellent service and recruitment expertise that he provides.

Offering a tailored recruitment approach to suit your needs, he is a specialist in design, R&D and projects recruitment, excelling in the successful conclusion of bespoke assignments. He holds a Diploma in Recruitment Practice, with credibility, integrity and efficiency being at the core of what he does.

Scott Logan

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Scott is a meticulous Senior Consultant, with over 12 years technical engineering recruitment experience. He has a proven track record of continually exceeding client & candidate expectations and is regularly commended on LinkedIn for the excellent service and recruitment expertise that he provides.

Offering a tailored recruitment approach to suit your needs, he is a specialist in design, R&D and projects recruitment, excelling in the successful conclusion of bespoke assignments. He holds a Diploma in Recruitment Practice, with credibility, integrity and efficiency being at the core of what he does.

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This is a great opportunity within a leading company’s centre of excellence, which is privately owned and with operations in 20 countries. In the UK, they develop and manufacture bespoke products, with over 90% being exported.

They currently have a number of patents, world firsts and are committed to continuous product development on a concurrent engineering basis. 

Product Development Engineer Package and Benefits

  • £35,000 - £38,000 dependant on experience
  • £4,000 company performance bonus
  • Free life Assurance
  • Joint contributory pension scheme, 
  • Private medical insurance (after a qualifying period)
  • 37.5 hours per week – with flexible hours
  • Early finish on Friday’s

This Product Development Engineer's role is Commutable From: Milton Keynes, Leicester, Peterborough, Rugby, Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Banbury, Market Harborough, St Neots

The Role

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Product Development Engineer within the Research and Development Department providing life-cycle support of existing products across clients range of products. 

This position would suit someone who is currently in a Product Development Engineer role, a Product Engineer, Design Engineer or possibly even a Draughtsman.

Product Development Engineer Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • The Product Development Engineer will be evaluating and implementing design change requests related to the full range of products. 
  • Preparing, maintaining and revision control of 3D CAD models, drawings and BOM’s using SolidWorks and Keytech PLM software, including the updating and correcting of CAD modelling errors in legacy SolidWorks Drawings, Parts and Assemblies.
  • Re-drawing legacy AutoCAD designs in SolidWorks and providing CAD draughting support to Research and Development Engineers.
  • Working closely with and supporting other departments (Production, Production Engineering, Purchasing, Quality) and suppliers to improve existing designs with respect to design for manufacture and assembly.
  • Provide assistance to other departments and suppliers to help solve technical problems during manufacture and assembly.
  • Oversee validation testing required during the design change process and summarise results in a technical report.
  • Provide input to new product development based on experience of existing products. Performance of other tasks as detailed by the Product Development Manager and/or the R&D Manager.

Product Development Engineer Key Skills Required:

  • HNC, HND or Degree in Mechanical and / or Production Engineering (ideally).
  • A minimum of 5 years practical experience in 3D CAD is essential, preferably using SolidWorks.
  • Experience in PLM Systems and document revision control.
  • Familiar with the principles of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Experience in a product development and product manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of special materials such as austenitic and Duplex stainless steels, hastelloy, titanium, tantalum etc. would be an advantage.
  • Ideally knowledge of permanent joining methods such as welding, brazing, adhesive bonding etc and knowledge of manufacturing processes such as casting, injection moulding, machining, fabrication, forming etc.

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

 

A world leading sub-contract metal fabricator who offer metal profiling & fabrication solutions into Aerospace, Defence, Rail and Agricultural industries, are looking to expand the ever-growing team with experienced Press Brake Operators, for both their Day Shift and Night Shifts.

Do not miss out on this state-of-the-art Manufacturer, who has managed to stay open throughout COVID.

If you are an experienced Press Brake Operator, please apply today.

Benefits for the Press Brake Operator:

  • A permanent position
  • Overtime opportunities at 1.5x hourly rate
  • Continuous workload
  • Parking and canteen on site

Essential skills of the Press Brake Operator:

  • Should be confident
  • Should have minimum 2 years’ experience setting and operating a press brake machine 
  • Bystronic Xpert experience would be highly advantageous, but is not essential, training will be provided
  • Must be able to read technical drawings

Press Brake Operator Pay and Hours

  • 4on-4off shift, 6 till 6
  • Dayshift Operative - £23,000 per annum / £10.96 per hour
  • Nightshift Operative - £25,000 per annum / £11.91 per hour
  • Nightshift Supervisor - £27,000 per annum / £12.86 per hour

This Press Brake Operator's Jobs are commutable from: Nottingham, Derby, Long Eaton, Gotham, Ilkeston. For more information ask for Scott

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

 

This is a well-established multi-disciplinary business, with a diverse project workload. They offer work that is varied and interesting, which would suit a proven Senior Structural Engineer with 8+ years’ experience.

The Senior Structural Engineer will be Chartered MIStructE Degree Level 1st or 2:1. You will have Structural Appraisal experience and varied design experience in a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy

This is an immediate requirement, so client will move quickly for the right person.

Company Benefits on offer to this Structural Engineers Role:

  • Salary £38,000 - £48,000, dependant on experience
  • Payment of Professional Subscriptions
  • 30 days holiday
  • Christmas shutdown

Senior Structural Engineer Candidate Essentials

  • Experienced with structural appraisal of both commercial structures and domestic housing stock. Knowledge of regional geological conditions beneficial.
  • Design skills in a wide range of materials which must include a good design knowledge of concrete, masonry and steel.
  • Experience with Tekla Tedds.

Senior Structural Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will be able to provide pivotal support to the current structures team within a thriving civil and structural engineering practice. 
  • You will be experienced in the cost-effective and timely production of residential property surveys with additional expertise in wider structural surveying and be expert in the compilation and production of supporting reports/documentation.
  • An ability to write clear, concise, and accurate reports is essential.

This Senior Structural Engineer's role is commutable from: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Tamworth, Burton Upon Trent, Mansfield

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Technical Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Piling Design & Estimating Engineer with a leading UK business. The business has multiple sites, a 76 million turnover with aspirations of pushing on further. This is a permanent full-time work from home role, with a couple of visits to the South East office per month, so the incumbent can be based any where within reason.

Piling Design Engieer Benefits:

  • Full time homeworking
  • £50,000 salary plus car allowance or company vehicle
  • 33 days holiday
  • Share scheme
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 6% employer pension
  • Life cover

This senior Piling Design role is pivotal in the development of the South East Regional Office within the piling discipline. Substantial experience will be gained in CFA, CHD, Tubular Steel and Precast driven piles for a market leading specialist renowned for innovation and development.

  • Reporting to the Area Manager, you will cover all aspects of the regional piling work winning activities with a certain level of autonomy (depending on experience), in respect of pile design and technical sales including CFA, CHD, Tubular Steel and Precast Driven. Some overlap may occur with the Mini piling team in respect of technical support and sales, and liaison with other regions will be required in terms of sales intelligence, pricing levels and R and D.
  • This role offers much diversity in terms of work activities from design, through estimating, technical sales and then follow up, in a demanding yet extremely challenging environment working for a highly regarded specialist.
  • Piling Design will include bearing piles, tension piles laterally loaded piles and retaining walls. Design includes both tender and contract design and site redesign as required.
  • The individual will manage all incoming piling enquiries, including assessment of opportunities and allocation of tenders/designs and includes estimating, tendering and client interaction / negotiation to the point where orders are secured, and provide ongoing support throughout the life of a project if required.
  • There will be some work providing support dealing with site issues as and when these arise. This includes contract redesigns, rectification of design issues and liaising with external approving authorities and Engineers if required.
  • Reporting to the Area Manager the role should provide effective control of the Technical and Estimating element of the discipline ensuring compliance with the company management system and business strategy.

Piling Design Engieer Person Specification:

  • You will preferably be a Chartered Civil Engineer
  • Client is looking for proven Piling Design experience, CFA and retaining walls
  • You will be a solid, well experienced Piling Design Engineer. If required, the estimating side can be taught
  • Flexibility, attending the South East office a couple of times per month

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

This is your opportunity to join a UK leading business, who are very long-standing, well respected and continuing to lead the way in their industry.

From their Midlands HQ, they support clients across a multitude of industries, including Engineering, Rail, Construction, Energy and Material Handling.

Estimator benefits include: good salary - negotiable dependant on experience, life insurance and free parking.

Key Responsibilities

  • The Estimator will have the ability to read technical tender drawings, extracting and pricing materials including labour pricing for fabrication.  
  • Generate quotation documents, liaising with customers and clients. 
  • Building up a consistent system of market pricing and various activities and updating pricing systems accordingly. 
  • Building relationships to achieve new business opportunities with the Sales Engineers (ideally if they have existing contacts to bring with them all the better).

Candidate Specification

  • Proven Estimator experience.
  • Good knowledge/experience of the steel fabrication sector and the industries that feed into it.
  • Strong time management and planning skills, meticulous attention to detail, good IT skills. 
  • Excellent financial and numerical skills and sound commercial awareness.

Salary and Hours 

  • £30,000 - £35,000 negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays

Commutable From: Leicester, Loughborough, Derby, Burton upon Trent, Nottingham, Tamworth, Hinckley

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

This business has 80 plus years of experience, specialising in the manufacturing of robust and reliable world-class handling equipment, exporting across the globe. Their range covers single machines up to full bespoke systems.

The company’s portfolio and capabilities have expanded significantly since they were established, with further major developments taking place, their forward order book remains strong, with a very positive year expected in 2021.

Design Engineer Role Function

The Design Engineer will be producing high quality production drawings for both in-house and sub-contract manufacture, as well as updating and improving current designs for existing equipment.

The role includes liaison with the company’s sales team and customer base to finalise specifications

Experienced Required

  • The Design Engineer will have a 3D design proficiency, preferably Solidworks, Inventor will be considered
  • You will have proven experience within one of the following; material handling industry, machinery design, conveyor design or food processing equipment design
  • A keen eye for detail
  • An awareness of manufacturing implications and costs
  • Excellent communication skills

Salary

  • £25,000 - £30,000

Commutable From: Boston, Skegness, Coningsby, Lincoln

Probe Technical Recruitment, a R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994
 

 

This is an excellent opportunity, for an experienced Operations Manager to work with an established leader in their market, who are part of an international manufacturer, operating from a new, start of the art facility.

They have a great work environment and a real family feel on-site, which you would be welcomed into.

The businesses growth continues, increasing revenue by 6 million this past year, with further revenue increase expected going forward, including a recent acquisition of another company, further extending its product offering and expanding the geographical sales of the business.

With UK based assembly, the operations focus is on providing high quality products, customised to each customers unique requirements in short lead times, whilst maintaining a cost base competitive with imported products.

It is essential that the Operations Manager has SME experience in a high variety / low volume manual assembly, labour intensive environment.

Package, Hours and Benefits

  • Salary £55,000
  • 10 – 15% company performance bonus
  • 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday
  • 33 days holiday
  • New state of the art facility
  • The chance to join a company whose revenues are expected to increase 90% within two years

Operations Manage Role

This is a hands-on Operations Manager role, managing the daily operational aspects of the business, primarily the fulfilment of customer requirements through labour planning, assembly, warehousing and delivery, with effective management of resources to budgeted costs and productivity/efficiency levels, whilst maintaining a safe working environment.

Candidate Specification

  • The Operations Manager will have experience working in a fast-moving, high variety/ low volume, labour intense manual assembly environment. This is ‘essential’ – this role wouldn’t suit someone from a precision engineering background
  • Highly motivated, problem solver with good people management skills, and the ability to manage, motivate and mentor, improving efficiency throughout the operations team
  • Proven ability to manage change and contribute effectively to developing the future organization – this would be gradual and not drastic change
  • Lean Manufacturing – the ability to identify opportunities and implement lean techniques, although you don’t have to be an expert in this area
  • Experience of managing Quality ISO9001, Environmental ISO14001 systems and experience of operating MRP systems
  • A Degree would be desirable, but is not essential 
  • Someone who has worked for an SME, with a turnover of around 20-25 million

Operations Manager Key Responsibilities

  • Customer order fulfilment 
  • Management of staff, prepare work schedules and assign specific duties. Determine staffing levels, in line with financial budgets, interview and train new employees 
  • Establish and implement operational objectives and procedures in line with the overall business objectives
  • Promote and implement a Lean culture throughout the operation - identify and implement continuous improvements within the operations processes to reduce costs, improve quality and reduce stock holding
  • Implement NPI process from design and product management to assembly
  • Control materials in the warehouse in collaboration with other functions within the business, coordinate and Manage PI process
  • Effect use of ERP system – works order processing, BOM maintenance

Commutable From: Northampton, Wellingborough, Rugby, Kettering, Bedford, Milton Keynes

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

This is your opportunity to join a UK leading business, who are very long-standing, well respected and continuing to lead the way in their industry.

From their Midlands HQ, they support clients across a multitude of industries, including Engineering, Rail, Construction, Energy and Material Handling.

Benefits Include:

  • £35,000 - £45,000 negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays
  • Life Insurance
  • Free Parking

Role Function

Reporting to the Head of Commercial, the function of this role is to assist in controlling, monitoring, recording and analysing costs and resources relating to company contracts and enhancing the value of contracts through effective financial control.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out contract reviews, conduct valuations and the pricing of variations
  • In conjunction with the Contracts Manager prepare and monitor client accounts, along with conducting measurements and surveying duties on site
  • Carry out cost value reconciliation’s (profit and loss), preparation of contract documents. Check job costings against quoted figures, chase agreement on prices
  • Development of knowledge relevant to contract conditions
  • Chase instructions and ensure we have received written instruction from Project Manager (authority signature). File manual site instructions and keep electronic filing folders
  • Meet with Client (QS) on weekly/fortnightly/monthly basis as project requires
  • Ensure applications are completed on time with Contracts Manager and are issued to commercial. Agree final account with Contracts Manager
  • Liaise with other subcontractors employed by the Company and negotiate with the client and members of the professional team. Calculate accounts and actively negotiate final accounts and payments

Candidate Specification

  • Good knowledge and understanding of construction & steelwork activity
  • Excellent financial and numerical skills and sound commercial awareness
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good communication and negotiating skills
  • Understanding of building law and regulations, contract law and health and safety law
  • Quantity Surveying qualification

Salary and Hours 

  • £35,000 - £45,000 negotiable, dependant on experience
  • Monday – Thursday, 7:45am to 4:45pm, 2:15pm finish on Fridays

Commutable From: Leicester, Loughborough, Derby, Burton upon Trent, Nottingham, Tamworth, Hinckley

 

Benefits

Negotiable Salary (DOE), Homeworking, Car Allowance, Company Pension, Private Medical Insurance & Life Insurance

Role Overview

  • Client is looking to recruit an experienced Piling Design Engineer, to work within their estimating team, who is looking to progress their career, working within a homeworking role. As a business, they are committed to the professional development of their employees and this is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and expanding business.
  • The teams principal objective is to identify new business opportunities by preparing design solutions, estimates and tender proposals for the delivery of a variety of piling disciplines that meets the customer’s needs and in accordance with the Company’s Sales and Commercial Strategy.
  • The role is design and estimating. You will need to be proficient in working with relevant design software and have an understanding of the estimating process. You will be expected to work from a bill of quantities or a set of drawings and any other form of enquiry documents a client will issue and provide piling designs and price estimates for everything from a one-off scheme to ongoing projects which will be completed over several months.
  • You will be required to follow a project through with any design requirements as the project develops or progresses.
  • You will be expected to have combined site experience with quantity surveying skills, commercial acumen and a mind capable of financial analysis.
  • This is a customer focused role that requires you to have the ability to engage with clients to determine their needs and articulate those requirements in order to provide a solution-based proposal.

Design and Estimating Skills Required

  • Interpret architectural engineering plans, blueprints and specification drawings to determine the scope of works
  • Check the tender requirements against the Company’s governance procedure and accordance with the Company’s Sales and Commercial Strategy to determine the most appropriate engineering design solution for the installation of sheet steel, driven or bored piles, etc
  • Prepare designs for fully embedded retaining walls, cantilever and propped solutions, bearing piles either bored driven or VCC using information supplied by the client or suitable generic engineering values for the soil strata present on site 
  • In conjunction with the Contracts Manager, conduct site inspections for tender understanding, analysis of conditions, assessment of risk and identification of activities that may or may not be shown in the tender documents
  • Review contract conditions and incorporate the Company’s requirements within a written tender submission document
  • Liaise with client on an ongoing basis to determine progress of tender
  • Comply with stated Company policies and procedures relating to health and safety legislation

Essential Qualifications and Work Experience

  • BA Engineering / Civil Engineering – or equivalent in relevant experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience in heavy civil engineering

Working Hours

  • Minimum 40 hrs per week as dictated to meet the needs of the business.
  • The pressure and fixed nature of deadlines means some late nights may be needed. Overnight stays are rare, but you will need to travel to meet clients on site.

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

This is an excellent and varied opportunity with an internationally recognised brand.

Besides being a key part of the design team, the Product Design Engineer will be involved in the whole process, from concept to production, and bringing of products to market through development, including tool design and testing.

Client operates from a fully automated and modern facility, with all manufacturing being done in-house. 

There is also a clear and defined progression plan, with real opportunities to develop further.

Benefits

  • £28,000 - £31,000
  • 8:30am – 16:45pm Monday to Thursday, 8:30am – 15:45pm Friday
  • 45 minute lunch break
  • 25 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Company Bonus 
  • Group Personal Pension scheme – employer 3% contribution
  • Free Life Insurance – 4 times annual salary
  • Company sick pay (up to 26 weeks dependent on service)
  • Subsidised canteen & vending
  • Free Car-parking
  • Health plan

Key Responsibilities

  • Respond to commercial briefs for product specifications
  • Developing innovative ideas for new products
  • Developing drawings to obtain design approval
  • Designing new products on 3D CAD
  • Prototyping new products as required
  • Testing new products and using analysis to review / improve product design, testing and evaluating competitors’ products
  • Ensure all processes are adhered to and documentation completed 

Person Specification:

  • 2 – 5 years experience
  • Product Design Degree or similar  
  • Demonstrable Product Design and Consumer Products experience
  • Experience of designing with Plastics, specifically injection moulding
  • Background experience of 3D CAD is essential - Siemens NX experience would be advantageous 
  • Designing components for plastic injection moulding domestic components is essential and commissioning injection mould tools is preferred but not essential
  • Experience liaising with tooling and manufacturing engineers is preferred but not essential

This Role is Commutable From: Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Walsall, Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, Coleshill, Leicester.

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994