Tania specialises in sourcing engineering professionals from within all areas of manufacturing and engineering sectors and excels at identifying high-value candidates at all stages of their careers.  She covers a broad range of disciplines, from Process Engineers, Quality Engineers right through to Senior Board Level Managers.

She has 22 years’ experience working on high profile automotive, aerospace, FMCG and general engineering projects, with a notable specialism with automotive OEM and Tier 1. She is adept at finding hard-to-find talent from within a highly competitive sector.

Tania’s strengths lie in building trusted strong business relationships, through demonstrating understanding of business and requirements, and by working with an open, and collaborative and professional style.  She continually improves her functional expertise and market knowledge to ensure delivery of new talent into organisations.

Tania specialises in sourcing engineering professionals from within all areas of manufacturing and engineering sectors and excels at identifying high-value candidates at all stages of their careers.  She covers a broad range of disciplines, from Process Engineers, Quality Engineers right through to Senior Board Level Managers.

She has 22 years’ experience working on high profile automotive, aerospace, FMCG and general engineering projects, with a notable specialism with automotive OEM and Tier 1. She is adept at finding hard-to-find talent from within a highly competitive sector.

Tania’s strengths lie in building trusted strong business relationships, through demonstrating understanding of business and requirements, and by working with an open, and collaborative and professional style.  She continually improves her functional expertise and market knowledge to ensure delivery of new talent into organisations.

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An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a MANUFACTURING CELL MANAGER within a Birmingham based organisation.

As their MANUFACTURING CELL MANAGER, you will be given a stable, friendly, team to manage, with extensive Senior management support.  This is a fantastic opportunity, for a strong MANUFACTURING CELL MANAGER to join a successful Company, who continue to grow and expand, even despite recent difficult times.

BENEFITS

  • £50,000 
  • Excellent Pension and holiday entitlement 
  • Busy manufacturing organisation
  • Friendly team
  • Super supportive Management

DUTIES OF THE MANUFACTURING CELL MANAGER

  • Management of a manufacturing cell to meet safety, sales, manufacturing output and quality targets
  • Manage the cell team leaders
  • Identification of training needs and manage their training and development
  • SHE management of the cell
  • Production planning
  • Effective labour and equipment utilisation
  • Capex recommendations

REQUIREMENTS OF THE MANUFACTURING CELL MANAGER

  • Educated to Degree standard in Chemistry or a closely related subject
  • Significant management experience within a fast- paced manufacturing environment
  • Excellent knowledge of the chemical industry
  • Exposure to a continuous improvement culture
  • Organised with the ability to multi- task

This Manufacturing Cell Manager's role is commutable from Walsall, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Redditch, Coventry, Tamworth, and Worcester

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

 

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a QUALITY ENGINEER for a Birmingham based multiple site manufacturing organisation.

As their QUALITY ENGINEER you will be joining a fast-paced manufacturing facility, reporting into the Quality Manager, you will liaise with customers and plant on all quality issues.  This is a fantastic opportunity, for a strong QUALITY ENGINEER to join a successful Company, who continue to grow and expand, even despite recent difficult times.

BENEFITS

  • £35,000 - £38,000
  • Excellent Pension
  • 26 Days Holiday & Stats
  • Staff Car Park
  • Canteen

DUTIES OF THE QUALITY ENGINEER

  • Monitor customer quality concerns 
  • Identify and close out repetitive concerns
  • Create action plans to improve performance.
  • Discuss / negotiate specific concern boundary 
  • Analyses customer returns, concerns and defects found in the production.
  • Perform Capability Studies and Parts and Process Audits.
  • PPAP preparation – documentation and presentation.
  • Perform Gage Studies (Gage R&R, Bias, Linearity and Stability) 
  • Ensure that continuous improvement is made in all production MEQ quality deliverables 
  • Ensure that customer and internally identified quality issues are resolved using problem solving methods e.g. 8D Report, 
  • Ensure that all quality activities are performed according to BOS, IATF 16949, and ISO 9000, ISO 14001 etc.
  • Support the continuous improvements
  • Identify and use the appropriate statistical tools.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE QUALITY ENGINEER

  • Relevant experience within Quality Engineering
  • A high standard of education is required
  • You will have gained your experience from within a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Good training in Quality disciplines such as PPAP, FMEA, Control Plans and SPC
  • Must hold a driving licence
  • To thrive under pressure

The role is commutable from Walsall, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Telford, Dudley, Redditch, Tamworth, and Worcester 

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

 

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a "Hands On" experienced QUALITY MANAGER for a Birmingham based organisation.

As their QUALITY MANAGER you will be given a stable, friendly, Quality team to manage, with extensive Senior management support.  This is a fantastic opportunity, for a strong QUALITY MANAGER to join a successful Company, who continue to grow and expand, even despite recent difficult times.

BENEFITS:

  • £50,000 (Neg) 
  • Company Car – Or Generous car allowance
  • Excellent Pension 
  • Busy manufacturing organisation
  • Friendly team
  • Super supportive Management

DUTIES OF THE QUALITY MANANGER:

  • Manage a decent size Quality team
  • Ensure all concerns are contained and closed out
  • Maintain and improve the QMS
  • Support 3rd Party audits and customer site visits
  • Visit customers
  • Develop the Quality team
  • Hold responsibility for 2 sites
  • Perform to a minimum standard of Lean Six Sigma Green Belt / Improvement Practitioner Level 4 or equivalent
  • Produce weekly reports
  • Participate in APQP and PPAPs
  • Drive continuous improvements
  • Hold monthly customer review meetings

REQUIREMENT OF THE QUALITY MANAGER:

  • Significant relevant Quality Management experience
  • To have retained your “hands-on” Quality knowledge
  • It would be highly advantageous for you to have gained your experience from within a high- volume manufacturing environment
  • Strong customer and supplier experience
  • Excellent knowledge of APQP and PPAP’s
  • To have managed a good size team in Quality previously
  • This would suit a progressive and driven Quality professional

The Quality Managers role is commutable from: Walsall, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Redditch, Coventry, Tamworth, and Worcester 

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

 

We are working with a Birmingham based Company that are looking for a Roll Feed Setter.

The company has been in existence for over 50 year’s, and employ over 140 people, working across a wide range of industry sectors, but predominantly automotive.  

Duties required by the Roll Feed Setter:

  • Working a 2 / 10pm shift pattern Monday – Friday
  • Set 80 Ton to 400 Ton Progression / Roll Feed Presses

Requirements of the Roll Feed Setter:

  • Must have experience of setting Progression and / or Roll Feed Presses

Benefits on Offer to the Roll Feed Setter:

  • £19,000 - £20,000
  • Paid Overtime
  • Good Pension and Holidays
  • You would be joining a stable, busy manufacturing organisation who have predicted further growth for the New Year
  • A friendly business
  • Excellent long-term prospects

The Roll Feed Setter's role is commutable from: Birmingham, Walsall, Tamworth, Wolverhampton, Lichfield

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

 

Are you a QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER looking for your next career move?  as an exceptional opportunity has arisen for an experienced QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER  to support the Quality Manager, within a busy manufacturing facility. 

As the QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER, you will provide a quality assurance function at this facility. 

Benefits on offet to the Quality Assurance Engineer:

 

  • £40,000
  • PERMANENT
  • UNIQUE MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT
  • SUPERB LONG-TERM PROSPECTS
  • EXCELLENT PENSION AND HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENT

Duties of the Quality Assurance Engineer:

  • Responsible for producing quality specifications 
  • Validation of new or existing processes in conjunction with Process Engineering
  • Investigating and resolving quality issues
  • Identify and implement quality tools, such as Six Sigma and Lean
  • Supporting the internal quality audit function
  • Prepare summary reports for management review
  • Coordinate activities relating to CAPAs / NCRs and SCARs
  • Maintain the Quality Management module
  • Addressing QA issues

Requirements of the Quality Assurance Engineer:

  • Minimum HNC / HND in Engineering or related Quality discipline.
  • Relevant experience in a Quality Assurance role
  • Regulatory affairs experience beneficial but not essential
  • A trained internal auditor
  • Highly preferable if you have knowledge of the medical industry
  • It would be advantageous if you have knowledge of Six Sigma but not essential
  • Must have the ability to be able to work in a clean room environment

This Quality Assurance Engineer's role is commutable from: BIRMINGHAM, COVENTRY, BANBURY, WORCESTER, EVESHAM, REDDITCH, CHELTENHAM and LEAMINGTON SPA

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

 

Are you a MANUFACUTURING MANAGER on the look-out for your next career move? An outstanding opportunity has arisen for an experienced MANUFACTURING MANAGER to take responsibility for the full production process, from beginning to finished goods. 

This is a busy manufacturing facility, enjoying an uplift in orders. As the Manufacturing Manager, you will lead Production and take responsibility for a large number of head count

Benefits on offer to the Manufacturing Manager:

  • £42,000 - £47,000
  • Pension
  • Days
  • Early Friday Finish
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing facility
  • Active involvement in improvement projects
  • Outstanding Prospects

Duties of the Manufacturing Manager:

  • Full ownership of manufacturing, including Toolroom, Maintenance and Production
  • Ensure budget and outputs targets are met
  • Ensure Quality, safety, cost and delivery targets are met
  • Make sure that resources are in place to meet production targets
  • To contribute to strategy concerning policies, processes, and procedures to increase performance
  • Through Maintenance, ensure that the equipment is being maintained to required standards and availability is in line with production
  • Health safety adherence
  • Set departmental KPI’s
  • Manage your teams, ensuring correct staffing levels, holidays, training, appraisals, attendance, and disciplinary issues
  • Setting annual budgets
  • Manage daily expenditure

Requirements of the Manufacturing Manager:

  • To have previously managed within a production environment, where you have been fully responsible from incoming materials to delivered finished products
  • Previous man-management experience
  • Budget responsibility
  • To have previously held responsibility for Production, Quality, Maintenance and Toolroom
  • Happy to share your technical expertise
  • Outstanding leadership qualities

This Manufacturing Manager's Role is Commutable from: BIRMINGHAM, DUDLEY, WOLVERHAMPTON, LICHFIELD, SUTTON COLDFIELD, WEST BROMWICH, SWADLINCOTE

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

 

We have a unique opportunity, for a Toolmaker to join a small, expanding business.

Are you a Toolmaker, looking for a role that can offer your long term prospects and a future where you will be part of a friendly organisation and where your technical expertise will be valued.

Benefits on Offer for the Toolmaker Role:

  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • Excellent Pension and Holidays
  • Outstanding long- term prospects
  • Paid Overtime
  • Bonus
  • Days

The Toolmaker Duties will include:

  • Produce tooling for new designs
  • Maintain existing tooling, and jigs and fixtures
  • Using manual machines, such as turning and milling
  • Operate CNC Vertical milling machines
  • Program the CNC machines, if you have the ability
  • Metal spinning
  • Involvement in decision making regarding new technologies, materials

The Toolmaker Individual Requiremenmts:

  • It is essential that you have press tooling experience
  • Ideally, you will also have CNC knowledge, and programming would be highly beneficial
  • Deep drawn presswork would also be advantageous
  • Experience using a Charmilles Wire Eroder would be useful

The Toolmaker role is commutable from: Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Birmingham, Tamworth, Coventry, Worcester

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

 

Is it time for you to be thinking about a new career?  We are looking for an experienced Environmental Health and Safety Supervisor within a well- established organisation, who throughout the pandemic, have continued with production regardless.

Theirs is a growing market-place, a unique working environment, and they are able to you, as their Environmental Health and Safety Supervisor the chance to continue to grow and utilise your considerable experience.

Environmental Health and Safety Supervisor Benefits:

  • £38,000 - £42,000
  • Excellent Pension and Holidays
  • You would be joining a stable, busy manufacturing organisation who have predicted further growth 
  • A very friendly business
  • Excellent long-term prospects

Environmental Health and Safety Supervisor Duties:

  • Inspect and assess the environment
  • Ensure the manufacturing sites comply with government environmental and safety regulations ISO 14001 : 2015
  • Prevent accidents and protect the employees
  • Present monthly meetings
  • Participate in the revision of the HAZOP analysis
  • Initiate and monitor 5 year plan with regards to safety and environmental objectives
  • Lead investigations after incident, accident or near miss
  • Lead investigations into any environmental discrepancies in terms of emissions, waste and pollution
  • You will be the main point of contact for authorities and legal agencies
  • Risk assessments

Environmental Health and Safety Supervisor Requirements:

  • NEBOS/IBOSH qualified and significant experiencee
  • Calm, patient and assertive, with excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organisational skills.
  • Capable of acquiring and applying detailed legal, technical, and regulatory information.
  • Membership of a professional body such as the Institute of Occupational Health and Safety 

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

 

A busy manufacturing organisation in the Birmingham area are now looking to strengthen their management team by recruiting for a Team Leader.

This would suit a highly driven, inspiring Team Leader, who is looking for a challenge, and where your future prospects are genuinely superb.

This is a Double Days and an immediate start can be offered.

Team Leader Role Benefits:

  • £22,500
  • Paid Overtime
  • Double Days
  • Outstanding Long Term Propects
  • Busy Organisation

Team Leader Duties:

  • Support Production management by effective management of employees, materials and quality
  • Involvement with the co-ordination of production planning and manufacturing
  • Ensure Operatives are performing their duties and are recording relevant documentation
  • Allocation of work loads
  • Identification of training needs and carry out the relevant training as required
  • Responsibility for TPM’s in relation to production line equipment
  • Maintain safe working environment
  • Conduct team briefings
  • Manage absence, lateness and holidays
  • Assist management with any disciplinaries
  • Ensure compliance with TS16949 and ISO9001

Team Leader Personal Requirements:

  • Experience of Team Leading / Supervisory within a manufacturing environment
  • Good standard of education
  • It would be beneficial if you managed within a JIT environment
  • Good IT skills
  • This would suit a highly motivated, driven and flexible man-manager.

The role is commutable from: Walsall, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Tamworth, Telford 

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

 

An URGENT requirement for a Quality Control Analyst has arisen within a long-established manufacturing company in the Birmingham area.  

Supplying into many different industry sectors and having the advantage of being well established, this is an unusually stable opportunity, that would suit a Quality Control Analyst who is looking for a long-term career path, that can offer you genuine prospects.  The products they manufacture are unique and reach into a vast range of different industry sectors.

Benefits on offer to the QUALITY CONTROL ANALYST:

  • £22,000
  • Generous Pension
  • Healthcare
  • 36.5 Hour working week
  • Early Friday Finish
  • Days Role
  • Outstanding Prospects
  • 25 Days holiday

Duties of the QUALITY CONTROL ANALYST:

  • Carry out analysis, of raw material and samples at all stages of process, both routine and non-routine, to standard operating procedures.
  • Carry out analysis, to aid in the development and improvement of, plant process and Quality Control standard operating procedures
  • Operate, calibrate and check analytical equipment, observing good laboratory practice
  • Under supervision of the Quality Control Manager, carryout the investigation of equipment and material failures.
  • Maintain samples of material for correct storage, in designated areas and keep the store areas in good order, noting material shelf life.
  • Maintain reagent and equipment stock levels and ensure reagents are within expiry dates
  • Prepare small samples for customers and despatch as per required instructions

Requirements of the QUALITY CONTROL ANALYST:

  • HNC/HND in Chemistry or equivalent / higher
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working 'hands on' in an analytical laboratory
  • Competence in a variety of analytical testing and equipment (including HPLC and GLC)

What are you waiting for?  An Immediate start can be offered

COMMUTABLE FROM BIRMINGHAM, DUDLEY, WOLVERHAMPTON, WALSALL, SUTTON COLDFIELD, WEST BROMWICH

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

 

Are you a CMM Operator / Programmer looking for an immediate start as our Client i slooking for one to fulfill a 3 month contract which could extend up to 6 months with a choice of shifts – DOUBLE DAYS or NIGHTS

As the CMM Operator / Programmer, you will be operating and programming the CMM machines for a major manufacturinmg business.

Benefits on offer to the CMM Operator / Programmer:

  • 3 month fixed term contract with strong possibility of extending to 6 months
  • Choice of DOUBLE DAY shifts or NIGHTS
  • SALARY DEPENDANT ON EXPERIENCE - £15 - £20 PER HOUR (FLEX)

Duties of the CMM Operator / Programmer:

  • To programme and operate the CMM using the online/ offline systems
  • To produce dimensional reports which are both accurate and robust demonstrating the status and condition of sample parts, including PIST scores and SPC when required
  • To support production and ensure parts are measured to cad / fixtures / drawings, working to PPAP standard ensuring ok parts are produced for the customers on time while reporting any non-conformances
  • To produce accurate measurement reports using CMM
  • To provide additional Support to the project Quality Engineers with gauge R&R and SPC
  • To provide ISIR to support the PPAP, 
  • Support and Assist with First off and any other Quality issues and investigations 
  • These duties are not ‘limited’ or ‘fixed’ and you may be required to take on      additional reasonable responsibilities, as our business needs change.

Requirements of the CMM Operator / Programmer:

  • Previous experience in operating CMM machines especially PC- Dmis & ITP software 
  • Previous Quality experience.
  • Ability to read cad / drawing data and understand GD&T 
  • Computer Literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and be prepared to be flexible as deadlines & priorities sometimes change
  • Ability to communicate confidently at all levels is essential
  • Organised 
  • Good Time and Attendance record   .

Contact me straight away for this exciting oppoirtu nity

COMMUTABLE FROM BIRMINGHAM, DUDLEY, WOLVERHAMPTON, COVENTRY, SUTTON COLDFIELD, REDDITCH, TAMWOTH, WALSALL

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

 

Are you an experienced Professional in the Material planning and Logistics industry looking to join a business that is bucking the current trend?

This is a superb opportunity to be part of a well- established manufacturing business, who with increased production, now have a requirement for a Material Planner.

In this role you will be responsible for controlling a supplier portfolio to ensure that materials are delivered on time in full managing all data and communication between the plant and Supplier

DUTIES

  • Using MRP / SAP to ensure optimised material requirements planning is achieved.
  • Maintain and issue supplier Schedules 
  • Control of supplier requirements and ensuring that ordering and delivery is in line with supplier lead times and payment terms.
  • Working with Production to understand exceptional material requirements translating into material delivery plans. 
  • Liaise with MP&L Logistics Analyst regarding material requirements and timed changes to minimise scrap and obsolescence costs. 
  • Control of delivery notes.
  • Control of Supplier packaging levels and regular reporting of stock levels and damage container control to minimise financial impact.
  • Provide comprehensive efficient logistics support to all areas of the business 
  • Work with projects and purchasing to support change control and new product introduction.
  • Liaise with the third party and Supplier transport companies 
  • Control of SAP master data for allocated portfolio to ensure stock optimization delivery of Supplier requirements and business objectives. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong IT skills
  • MRP skills, preferably SAP
  • Excellent experience of Material Planning from within a fast- paced manufacturing background would be beneficial
  • Superb analytical skills
  • Essential – outstanding communication skills

BENEFITS:

  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • Pension

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s most exciting manufacturing firms in the region, with great development opportunities and support and training available.

Please send me your CV or give me a call to discuss. We have other similar roles available too!!

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