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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Are you a Team Leader, keen join an established, busy, expanding & friendly manufacturing organisation, where your future prospects would be very healthy?

As the Production Team Leader, you will be given responsibility for achieving production requirements are met.

Production Team Leader Benefits:

  • Up to £28,500
  • DOUBLE DAY SHIFTS
  • 37.5 working hour week
  • A well - established manufacturing business
  • A friendly, well - motivated team
  • New orders
  • Superb Prospects

Duties of the Production Team Leader:

  • Ensure production targets are met as determined by the Production Plan
  • Identify any bottle necks that will affect production
  • Monitor downtime and report on excessive downtime
  • Hold weekly team briefs
  • Identification of training needs 
  • Ensure high standards of housekeeping is kept in line with 5S exercises
  • Lead and motivate your team
  • Uphold Quality standards
  • Working a Double Day shift
  • Involvement with the recruitment process
  • Probationary reviews
  • Conduct performance investigations
  • Monitor time and attendance

Production Team Leader Requirements:

  • Relevant Team Leading / Production Supervisory from a high- volume manufacturing environment
  • Happy to work Double Day shifts – Monday to Friday
  • To have previously been involved with the recruitment process
  • It would be highly beneficial if you have worked in a continuous improvement culture
  • This role would suit a friendly, ambitious character, who is used to working in a dynamic working environment.

The Production Team Leader role is commutable from Walsall, Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, Redditch, Birmingham, Tyseley, Hollywood, Kings Heath

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

 

We are looking for a PROCESS MANAGER to fullfill a very special and specific role, within a large, long established manufacturing organisation in the Birmingham area.

As the PROCESS MANAGER, you will be given responsibility for process safety and efficiencies within a specific department and as their PROCESS MANAGER, you will be part of a huge independent, family owned organisation, where you would enjoy long-term career prospects and stability.

BENEFITS

  • £35,000
  • 25 days holidays
  • Pleasant working hours
  • Free life assurance
  • Stakeholder Pension
  • Voluntary medical cash benefit plan
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • A genuine chance to make an impact
  • Long term stability

DUTIES OF THE PROCESS MANAGER

  • Safety testing on existing processes and process modifications
  • Safety testing on new products coming through
  • Support production with trouble shooting
  • Instigate improvements in the current manufacturing processes
  • Deputise for the New Products Manager
  • Assist in SHE investigations with regards to any deviations within processing

REQUIREMENT OF THE PROCESS MANAGER

  • It is essential that you have a Degree in Chemistry
  • Previous testing experience of new and existing processes
  • It would be beneficial for you to have previous Project Management skills
  • Extremely important that you have strong inter-personal and communication skills

This is a superb opportunity to be part of this family owned, long established business.

The role is commutable from Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield, Worcester, Telford, Birmingham and Aldridge 

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

 

A busy, dynamic, fast paced manufacturing company, requires a PRODUCTION ADMINISTRATOR & maybe now that the outlook is looking far sunnier than of recent times, you may be contemplating that this might just be the right time to start to look for a fresh opportunity.

This PRODUCTION ADMINISTRATOR role is available for an experienced, enthusiastic, ambitious, and energetic individual. 

You will be representing the department, as their PRODUCITON ADMINISTRATOR, providing administrative duties and liaising with external and internal customers.

BENEFITS

  • £22,000 
  • Fast paced, expanding, busy manufacturing environment
  • Exciting prospects
  • Super stability and consistent orders
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact
  • Insurance schemes available

DUTIES OF THE PRODUCTION ADMINISTRATOR

  • Represent the Company with internal and external customers
  • Planning and organisation workload to meet deadlines
  • Ensure all supplier delivery paperwork, test certificates are checked against PO’s
  • Review orders to be processed
  • Print off job sheets and review stock allocations
  • Pass to Production Planning, any special instructions
  • Compile raw material data and extract data to the SAP system
  • Maintain Production consumables
  • Raise PO’s
  • Assist with Audits
  • Support the Production department with general admin

REQUIREMENT OF THE PRODUCTION ADMINISTRATOR

  • To have previously worked in a similar role within a manufacturing / logistics environment
  • Knowledge of Sap would be advantageous but not essential as training will be given for the right person
  • Advance skills on Microsoft Office tools, Outlook, and Excel
  • Strong administrative skills
  • This would suit an energetic person, who is keen to achieve and who positively thrives under pressure
  • Strong communication skills would be essential.

The role is commutable from Coventry, Redditch, Warwick, Leamington Spa and Birmingham

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

 

A busy, expanding manufacturing organisation, are now looking for a PURCHASING, SUPPLY CHAIN AND PLANNING COORDINATOR to strengthen their management team.

This is a unique manufacturing environment, and due to the nature of their products, demand has gone through the roof, creating the need for SUPPLY CHAIN AND PLANNING COORDINATOR. 

This is a small, friendly manufacturing business, and you will be providing support, as the SUPPLY CHAIN AND PLANNING COORDINATOR to all associated departments.

BENEFITS

  • £25,000 - £28,000 - Dependant on experience
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Extremely rewarding role
  • Growing demand for their products, offering stability and long-term prospects
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact

DUTIES OF THE PURCHASING, SUPPLY CHAIN AND PLANNING COORDINATOR

  • Production Planning
  • Utilising MRP systems
  • Working with a broad spectrum of Suppliers
  • Expediting and managing Supplier risks
  • Overseeing stock control, Warehousing and Production Planning
  • Create cost savings with general consumables and Ad Hoc purchasing

REQUIREMENT OF THE PURCHASING, SUPPLY CHAIN AND PLANNING COORDINATOR

  • CIPS or part qualified in CIPS would be beneficial though no essential
  • Significant experience of Supply Chain and Purchasing processes
  • Production planning
  • You will have gained your experience from within manufacturing
  • Experience of dealing with a wife spectrum of suppliers and supply issues
  • To have previously overseen Stock Control, Warehousing, Production Planning and Despatch
  • Previous experience of working with MRP / ERP systems
  • Loyal, honest, and transparent

This is a great role, within a unique manufacturing organisation.  They, in turn can offer you stability, long term prospects and a highly rewarding career.

The role is commutable from Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield, Aldridge, Birmingham, Brownhills Tamworth, and Coleshill

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

 

An International manufacturing company, with multiple sites have a role for an experienced MATERIAL PLANNER.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a busy, friendly, well established organisation, where, as the MATERIAL PLANNER, your focus will be to ensure continuous raw material supply to all UK plants, whilst maintaining stock target

MATERIAL PALNNER BENEFITS

  • £30,000 - £40,000 – Dependant on experience
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • EARLY FINISH FRIDAY
  • Canteen
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Life assurance and insurance protection
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact

DUTIES OF THE MATERIAL PLANNER

  • Ensure continuous raw material supply to all UK sites
  • Maintain stock levels and targets
  • Review daily stock on hand
  • Maintain MRP parameters to ensure stock held is correct
  • Weekly supplier schedule releases
  • Review potential issue and risk of supply to plant
  • Liaise with Logistics on cycle count results
  • Reporting daily on supplier arrears
  • Monitoring any additional costs incurred with suppliers
  • Manage supplier delivery slots and transport needs
  • Raising non-conformance reports

REQUIREMENT OF THE MATERIAL PLANNER

  • It is essential that you have relevant proven experience gained from within a manufacturing industry background
  • We are looking for SAP exposure
  • Strong experience of MS Office and Excel
  • This would suit a lively, energetic, and well organised individual who is genuinely looking for a long- term stable career.

The role is commutable from Birmingham, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Coventry, Daventry, Stratford Upon Avon and Redditch

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

 

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for an experienced CNC SETTER / OPERATOR so would you like to be part of a busy, friendly, manufacturing organisation, where they are enjoying significant growth? 

Their products are unique, and they supply into a hugely diverse range of industry sectors.

This would suit a Hands-on CNC SETTER / OPERATOR, who likes nothing more than rolling their sleeves up and getting their hands dirty!

CNC STTER OPRATOR BENEFITS

  • £12.50 per hour
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • Days
  • Early Friday Finish
  • Canteen
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact

DUTIES OF THE CNC SETTER / OPERATOR

  • Set and Operate CNC Turning machines
  • No programming is necessary
  • Assist with tool change overs
  • Provide assistance with other departments
  • Working days

REQUIREMENT OF THE CNC SETTER / OPERATOR

  • It is essential that you have experience of setting and operating CNC Turning machines
  • No programming skills are necessary
  • This is a “hands-on” role
  • Happy to “muck in”
  • And happy to work days
  • This would suit someone looking for stability and longevity

The role is commutable from Walsall, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Dudley, Aldridge, Solihull, West Bromwich, Tipton, Tyseley

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

 

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a TEAM LEADER within a Pressings environment?
  
Would you like to be part of a busy, friendly, manufacturing organisation, where they are enjoying significant growth? Their products are unique and they supply into a hugely diverse range of industry sectors.

As their Team Leader, you will be managing within the assembly section together with some hands-on setting on small presses.

TEAM LEADER BENEFITS:

  • £12.50 per hour
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • Days
  • Early Friday Finish
  • Canteen
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact

DUTIES OF THE TEAM LEADER:

  • Supervise a small team of Assembly Operators in the Pressings area
  • Look for continuous improvements
  • Motivate and lead
  • Hands-On setting small presses
  • Ensure a tidy and clean working area

REQUIREMENT OF THE TEAM LEADER:

  • Previous supervisor experience
  • To have previously set presses
  • To have worked in a continuous improvement culture
  • This would suit someone looking for stability and longivity

The role is commutable from Walsall, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Dudley, Aldridge, Solihull, West Bromwich, Tipton, Tyseley

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

 

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a CUSTOMER SERVICES MANAGER working for a large, family owned, well established manufacturing organisation.  The company has been established for over 100 years and the products they supply are unique, making them the market leader in their field.

As their CUSTOMER SERVIES MANAGER, you will lead and manage their customer services department to provide world class service to their customers.
 
BENEFITS

  • £33,000 - £36,000 - Dependant on experience
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • Excellent Pension
  • 33 Days Holidays
  • Very generous sick scheme should you need it
  • Life Assurance
  • A genuine chance to make an impact

DUTIES OF THE CUSTOMER SERVICES MANAGER

  • Champion improvement activities
  • Regular contact with customers and agents, covering all aspects of customer service
  • Lead and manage the Customer Service Department
  • Negotiate and deal with major International Customers, freight companies, Government agencies and auditors
  • Ensure all legal duties relating to supply and transport of dangerous goods, drug, and chemical weapons
  • Travel to visit customers, agents and exhibitions when required
  • Monitor customer order patterns

REQUIREMENT OF THE CUSTOMER SERVICES MANAGER

  • You will have a strong understanding of the exportation of goods across borders, duty, and incoterms in the post-BREXIT age
  • A level 5 (or higher) qualification in Business related discipline
  • IATA and IMDG certified
  • DBS checked
  • Significant experience in a Customer Services Management role
  • Must have shipping export knowledge, and highly preferable for you to have experience with dangerous goods
  • Microsoft proficient
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills

The role is commutable from Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield, Worcester, Birmingham, Dudley, Solihull

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Technical Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a SENIOR QUALITY ENGINEER

Do you have experience as a SENIOR QUALITY ENGINEER?  Would you like to be part of a busy, friendly, manufacturing organisation, where as their SENIOR QUALITY ENGINEER, you will be given the opportunity to provide customer, supplier and support on a daily basis regarding concerns and planning.

If you are a SENIOR QUALITY ENGINEER looking for stability, and long- term stability, this is just the opportunity for you.  This would suit an ambitious and passionate SENIOR QUALITY ENGINEER

BENEFITS

  • £40,000 - £50,000 - Dependant on experience
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact

DUTIES OF THE SENIOR QUALITY ENGINEER

  • On a day- to- day basis, manage/organise the Quality Engineer/s 
  • Ensure that all Quality Engineers are trained and ensuring that they work together as a team.
  • Co-ordinate the receipt, response and monitoring reports from the customer ensuring containment action is taken
  • Root cause analysis
  • Provide technical / quality support to manufacturing in order for them to be able to produce efficiently and to the correct quality requirements. 
  • Ensure Quality process audits are carried out/monitored against schedule and corrective/preventative actions are implemented. 
  • QS9000, APQP, PPAP, FMEA and other Quality Reporting Systems. 
  • Ensure that all quality related documentation is completed accurately
  • Liaise with the Quality Manager in order to identify, recommend and source new equipment. 
  • Ensuring quality standards are maintained. 
  • Communicate and co-ordinate Quality data/results/findings and 8D’s quality information amongst all internal departments in order to ensure compliance. 
  • Provide support in the preparation and maintenance of documentation and systems in order to comply with IATF/ISO9001. 
  • Co-ordinate, maintain and interpret statistical information supplied by customers, internal sources, suppliers and contractors 
  • Ensure that product inspection procedures, reports and documentation are accurately completed 
  • Ensure FMEA and Control Plan are regularly reviewed 
  • Review on a regular basis when 8D’s, APQP or any other product or process changes/concerns occur. 

REQUIREMENT OF THE SENIOR QUALITY ENGINEER

  • It is essential that you can demonstrate significant Senior Quality Engineering experience
  • You will have gained your experience from within a high- volume manufacturing environment
  • Fully experienced with the use of Quality tools, such as APQP, SPC, Control Plans and Root cause analysis
  • 8D problem solving 
  • A proactive problem solver
  • This role would suit a dynamic Senior Quality Professional, who thrives on challenges.

The role is commutable from Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield, Worcester, Telford, Birmingham and Aldridge 

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

 

A wonderful opportunity has arisen for a PRODUCTION MATERIAL SCHEDULING ASSISTANT so do you have experience as a PRODUCTION MATERIAL SCHEDULING ASSISTANT within a MANUFACTURING environment?

Would you like to be part of a busy, friendly, manufacturing organisation, where as their PRODUCTION MATERIAL SCHEDULING ASSISTANT, you will be given responsibility for production and material scheduling, whilst providing support to purchasing and supplier liaison.

BENEFITS

  • £30,000 
  • A busy, very friendly organisation
  • Long-term stability and progression prospects 
  • Working directly with the Senior Management team
  • Excellent Pension and holidays

DUTIES OF THE PRODUCTION MATERIAL SCHEDULING ASSISTANT

  • Production and material scheduling
  • Provide support to purchasing and supplier liaison
  • Provide support to the Production Planner
  • Schedule production activities and raw materials and components
  • Identification for areas of improvement
  • Chasing production 
  • Liaising with Sales teams and suppliers
  • Purchasing activities
  • Maintaining information in SAP ERP system
  • Costing of special products

REQUIREMENT OF THE PRODUCTION MATERIAL SHCEDULING ASSISTANT
 

  • Relevant experience gained from within manufacturing
  • Excellent Production scheduling knowledge
  • Purchasing experience
  • CIPS would be beneficial but not essential
  • Solid commercial awareness
  • Excellent IT knowledge EDI and MRP systems
  • SAP would be advantageous

This would suit an energetic, sociable and progressive individual

The role is commutable from Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth, Birmingham and Aldridge, Barton Under Needwood, and Ashby De La Zouch

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

 

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a QUALITY SYSTEMS ENINGEER within a busy, friendly, manufacturing organisation, where as their QUALITY SYSTEMS ENGINEER, you will be given the opportunity to provide advice and guidance to the management team relating to IATF16949 & CCC accreditation.

Quality Systems Engineer Benefits:

  • £30,000 - £35,000 - Dependant on experience
  • Bonus
  • Enhanced Insurance Schemes
  • Excellent Pension and holidays
  • Busy, extremely friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact

Dutie of Quality Systems Engineer:

  • Provide advice and guidance to the management team relating to ISTF16949 and CCC accreditation
  • Looking for ways to improve business systems best practice by development of policies and procedures
  • Control of documentation
  • Ensure compliance to standard Operating procedures in all aspects of Quality Management
  • Ensuring compliance to IATF 16949
  • Provide assistance with the ISO14001:2015 environmental audits and OHSAS Health and Safety audits
  • PPAP submissions and APQP

Requirements of Quality Systems Engineer:

  • Working knowledge of APQP and PPAPS
  • TS16949 internal auditing / 
  • Lead Auditor
  • CCC Accreditation
  • Internal Auditing experience
  • Good experience of working with Suppliers
  • It would be beneficial that you have gained your experience from within a manufacturing environment

The Quality Systems Engineer's role is commutable from: Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Telford, Birmingham, Tamworth, Derby and Stafford and Ashby-De-La-Zouch

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

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a SHIFT QUALITY ENGINEER where you could be part of a busy, friendly, manufacturing organisation, where as their QUALITY ENGINEER you will be working within the guidelines of the QMS.

If you are a QUALITY ENGINEER  looking for stability, and long term stability, this is just the opportunity for you.

This is Double Day shift, working across mornings and afternoons

BENEFITS

  • £32,000
  • Excellent Pension
  • Excellent Holidays
  • Busy, friendly manufacturing organisation
  • A genuine chance to make an impact
  • Huge demand for their products, offering long term stability and growth
  • Life assurance

DUTIES OF THE QUALITY ENGINEER

  • Monitor internal and customer’s KPI’s and taking corrective action where necessary
  • Manage stock transactions through SAP
  • Answer customer concerns
  • Support resolution
  • Analysis of rejects
  • Explore process improvements
  • Implement deviations for supplier quality requests
  • Maintain Control plans
  • Prepare and submit PPAP’s
  • First off samples management
  • Verification of quality of parts

REQUIREMENTS OF A QUALITY ENGINEER 

  • Good knowledge of customer specific requirements
  • To have gained relevant quality experience within manufacturing
  • Experience of calibration and measurement devices management
  • Supplier management experience
  • Good knowledge of PPAP’s, APQP and FMEA
  • Happy to work a combination of morning and afternoon shifts

This is a fast paced, dynamic and challenging environment.  This makes this role a highly rewarding position and would suit an energetic and progressive Engineer

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