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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Based in the Birmingham area, the organisation supply into a wide range of industries across the whole of the UK, delivering high quality and fabrication at the best possible prices.  Huge investment has gone into this facility, to ensure that they can guarantee quality throughout the entire project.

They have been established for many years, working with all different types of industries, such as offshore oil and gas, renewable energy, nuclear and aerospace.  This is a growing business, offering plenty of growth and stability.

DUTIES

  • Set and Operate CNC Milling Machines
  • Supporting the Section Leader with Work order scheduling and job priority progression
  • Improving the efficiency of operations
  • Active participation in continuous improvement activities

REQIUREMENTS:

  • Experience with Setting and Operating CNC Milling machines
  • Any programming skills would be highly advantageous
  • Fanuc controls

BENEFITS:

  • £12 / £16 Per Hour
  • Pension
  • Days
  • Immediate Start

This would suit someone who is looking to settle into a permanent role.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

Are you a Toolmaker, looking for your next career move as we have an immediate vacancy for a Toolmaker to join a fantastic, successful manufacturing business, who are now incredibility busy.  They are renowned for being at the forefront of technology and being extremely friendly.

If you are a Toolmaker looking for an immediate start, this could be just the job for you!

DUTIES:

  • New and refurb of plastic injection mould tooling
  • Ensuring tooling complies with company standards
  • Working shifts
  • Monitor tooling spares
  • Support tooling trials
  • Operation of overhead crane

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Essential that you have Toolmaking experience
  • You must have exposure to plastic injection mould tools
  • The ability to read engineering drawings
  • Happy to work shifts
  • Laser welding would be beneficial
  • We can offer an IMMEDIATE START if needed

BENEFITS:

  • £34,000 - £38,000
  • Shifts
  • Full order books, very busy organisation
  • Very friendly facility, you will have plenty of support

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

A busy manufacturing organisation in the Liverpool area, have a requirement for an IT Coordinator to strengthen their IT department.

Despite 202 being a difficult year, they find themselves on huge demand, and as their IT Coordinator, you will be given responsibility to support their IT systems.  Demand for their products continue to grow, making this a solid, stable opportunity for you to enjoy a long and fruitful career.

DUTIES:

  • Responsibility for proactive and reactive support, configuration, and system documentation
  • Ensure local critical IT systems are operational
  • Problem solving
  • Assist the Corporate IT Project Teams in analysis of industrial processes and solutions delivery
  • Contact with suppliers on IT solutions related to production
  • Integrate in Corporate IT project teams to implement IT Technologies
  • Share information relating to IT throughout the plant
  • Provide desktop and mobile phone user support

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Relevant IT experience, gained from within a manufacturing environment
  • Cisco Networking – LAN/WAN Wireless maintenance, router / switch configuration
  • SAP knowledge
  • Windows Server (2008/2012/2016) support
  • Microsoft Office 2016/365 user support
  • Experience with active Directory, GPO, DNS
  • Virtualisation technologies (VMWare 6)
  • Data cabling and physical network infrastructure CAT5e/CAT6
  • Zebra Printer and label printing experience
  • It would be beneficial if you have experience of handheld scanners such as datalogic
  • Wintel server hardware troubleshooting experience

BENEFITS:

  • £35,000 - £40,000
  • Stable, consistent business
  • Generous holidays
  • Income protection
  • Christmas surprise!

Probe Technical Recruitment, Technical Engineering Recruitment Specialists since 1994
 

 

A long- established manufacturing organisation in the Birmingham area, are now looking to take a Senior Laboratory Technician to strengthen their management team.

You would enjoy a long and fruitful career, whilst being able to benefit from stability and investment.

This is a fascinating working environment, the role is days.

DUTIES

Reporting into the Cell Manager
Control the production in a specific area of manufacturing
Ensure Production and Quality targets are met, and if not why not
An active involvement in maintaining plant operating efficiencies, safety and environmental standards
Staff allocation
Training and discipline

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

It is essential that you have a Degree in Chemistry or Engineering
To have managed in a manufacturing environment
Happy to work days, though this is 10 hour shifts 4 on / 4 off
Excellent IT literacy
Knowledge of COSHH
To have previously managed staff and work allocation

BENEFITS

A Highly competitive salary, offered dependant on experience to £30,000
A super work/life balance
Superb prospects, you will enjoy a long and prosperous career path
You will be joining a stable, well established business

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

We have a unique opportunity available for a SPRAY POLISHER / FINISHER to be part of a wonderful, well established organisation.  Their product range is unique, and recession proof!

As a SPRAY POLISHER / FINISHER, you would be a very value member of their team.  Due to their product range being so unique, they can offer an unusual opportunity in that your long-term prospects would be assured.  Every assigned job to you will be working on will be different, keeping your workload varied and interesting.

DUTIES

  • Spraying and polishing bespoke furniture
  • Working within a timescale to achieve manufacturing targets
  • Working within a team, or on your own

REQUIREMENTS

  • It is essential that you have high-level practical staining and polishing skills
  • Significant industry experience
  • Glosswork
  • This would suit someone who takes great pride in their work
  • Excellent planning and interpersonal skills
  • Eager to learn and blend into a friendly, hardworking team

BENEFITS

  • £25,000 - £31,000
  • Unique and bespoke work, offering varied projects 
  • Busy and stable working environment
  • Superb long-term prospects

The role is commutable from Rugby, Coventry, Birmingham, Lutterworth, Leamington Spa, Solihull

1994 - 2020, Celebrating 26 Years of Engineering Recruitment Excellence

 

An established Company, who design and manufacture fine, bespoke freestanding and fitted furniture are now in the position to be able to hire an experienced Cabinet Maker.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Cabinet Maker / Bench Joiner to work as part of a highly prestigious organisation.

The working conditions are superb and can offer a very strong work / life balance.

COMPANY

They are a leading, highly skilled manufacturer of fine furniture from small fine pieces to large architectural and refurbishment pieces.

DUTIES

  • Manufacture bespoke furniture
  • Work within timescale to achieve Manufacturing targets
  • Raise technical issues to ensure client receives the highest quality product

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • An essential high-level practical furniture and joiner skill
  • 3 years minimum experience within the industry
  • A fine eye for detail
  • A hard-working individual
  • Eager to learn and develop new skills

BENEFITS

  • A Highly competitive salary, offered dependant on experience
  • 28 days holiday
  • A super work/life balance
  • You will be joining a stable, well established business
 

A BUSY manufacturing organisation are now in the position to be able to hire a permanent Business Unit Manager.  This is a very pleasant working environment, and as the Business Unit Manager, you will be directing and coordinating Business Unit activities. 

BENEFITS:

  • £45,000 - £50,000
  • Pension
  • Permanent Role
  • Generous Holidays

DUTIES:

  • Participate in the development of annual and capital budgets
  • Assist with recruitment, screening and hiring of staff
  • Develop and administer policies and procedures for business unit operations
  • Assist with continuous improvements activities
  • Review production orders
  • Encourage and support employee involvement programs
  • Cost reduction activities

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience of managing within a fast- paced manufacturing environment
  • Financial acumen (to be able to interpret financial reports and balance sheets)
  • A strong, natural leader who can motivate, support, and get the best form your staff
  • It would be beneficial if you have used SAP, but not essential
  • A “can-do” approach

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a World class manufacturing organization, who are going from strength to strength.  Not only can they offer you a competitive salary package, but the stability of working with a busy, friendly organization, and where your prospects would be very positive

 

A BUSY manufacturing organisation are now in the position to be able to hire a permanent Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor.  You will be supporting the Occupational health, Safety and Environmental Specialist in improving health and safety standards.

This is a very friendly and close- knit facility, with the added benefit of being very busy.  As the Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor, you will be joining a great team, and the potential for further progression is huge.

BENEFITS:

  • £22,000 - £27,000
  • Permanent Role
  • Pension
  • Immediate Start

DUTIES

  • Follow up accident /near miss paperwork and input data and action plans
  • Carry out EHS audits and inspections
  • Produce and send EHS notices and signs
  • Produce and distribute EHS alerts
  • Update COSHH register
  • Working closely with EHS teams to roll out wellness campaigns
  • Support HR with admin relating to EHS projects
  • Using SAP to raise purchase requests
  • Issue PPE
  • Participate in visitor and contactor inductions

REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic understanding of environmental, health and safety within manufacturing
  • Previous experience of producing presentations and written communications
  • Ideally, you will have worked in a manufacturing environment
  • Occupational Health and Safety qualification would be desirable
  • SAP would be beneficial but not essential

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a World class manufacturing organization, who are going from strength to strength.  Not only can they offer you a competitive salary package, but the stability of working with a busy, friendly organization, and where your future prospects would be very positive.

 

We have an immediate vacancy for a Toolmaker to join a fantastic, successful manufacturing business, who are now incredibility busy.  They are renowned for being at the forefront of technology and being extremely friendly.
If you are a Toolmaker looking for an immediate start, this could be just the job for you!

BENEFITS:

  • £34,000 - £38,000
  • Shift Premium
  • Pension
  • Permanent Role

DUTIES:

  • New and refurb of plastic injection mould tooling
  • Ensuring tooling complies with company standards
  • Working shifts
  • Monitor tooling spares
  • Support tooling trials
  • Operation of overhead crane

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Essential that you have Toolmaking experience
  • You must have exposure to plastic injection mould tools
  • The ability to read engineering drawings
  • Happy to work shifts
  • Laser welding would be beneficial

We can offer an IMMEDIATE START so please send your CV to me, together with a cover letter.
 

 

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation have an URGENT requirement for an INJECTION MOULD SETTER.
They are a multi-site operation, with facilities world -wide.  The opportunities available, would be second to none, with plenty of development offered for the right person.
This is a busy facility, and there are plenty of orders stacking up.

BENEFITS:

  • £34,000 (pro rata)
  • Shift Premium
  • Paid Overtime
  • 6 Month Contract

DUTIES

  • Provide support and process improvement
  • Conduct mould changes
  • Set up moulding processes
  • Identification for areas of improvement within tool changes
  • Conduct first – off
  • 5S
  • Tool change reduction through SMED
  • Cycle time improvement / general scrap reduction
  • This role is over a 3-shift pattern – Monday to Friday

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ideally, you will be Apprentice trained
  • Strong knowledge of plastic injection mould machines
  • If you have gained your experience within a high volume, complex manufacturing environment would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of SMED and 5S
  • Happy to work 3 shifts
  • Would suit someone who is looking for an opportunity where there are genuine career prospects

You will be joining an established manufacturing organisation, and you will be supported by a strong management team.  This is a superb opportunity that, for the right person, can offer fantastic potential for greater chances within the organisation.

 

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation have an URGENT requirement for an INJECTION MOULD SETTER.

They are a multi-site operation, with facilities world -wide.  The opportunities available, would be second to none, with plenty of development offered for the right person. This is a busy facility, and there are plenty of orders stacking up.

BENEFITS:

  • £32,000 rising to £34,500 after 6 months
  • Shift Premium
  • Pension
  • Paid Overtime
  • 6 Months Minimum Contract

DUTIES:

  • Provide support and process improvement
  • Conduct mould changes
  • Set up moulding processes
  • Identification for areas of improvement within tool changes
  • Conduct first – off
  • 5S
  • Tool change reduction through SMED
  • Cycle time improvement / general scrap reduction
  • This role is over a 3-shift pattern – Monday to Friday

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ideally, you will be Apprentice trained
  • Strong knowledge of plastic injection mould machines
  • If you have gained your experience within a high volume, complex manufacturing environment would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of SMED and 5S
  • Happy to work 3 shifts
  • Would suit someone who is looking for an opportunity where there are genuine career prospects

You will be joining an established manufacturing organisation, and you will be supported by a strong management team.  This is a superb opportunity that, for the right person, can offer fantastic potential for greater chances within the organisation.

This is a wonderful opportunity

 

Based in the Milton Keynes area, we are working with a Blue -Chip manufacturing organisation, who are now looking for an Analysis Engineer for an initial 20-week contract, with an immediate start.

BENEFITS:

  • £29/hour
  • 20 Week Contract

DUTIES:

  • Working within a small team, your focus will be developing and improving electrical performance of battery pack
  • To make adjustments to existing models
  • Provide strong design direction to improve components / systems 
  • Breakdown mechanical and thermal requirements into analytical tasks
  • You will be using multi-physic optimisation tools

REQUIREMENTS:

  • You will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of engineering fundamentals (dynamics, mechanics, and thermodynamics)
  • Design experience and the ability to make adjustments to existing models
  • To have the ability to breakdown mechanical and thermal requirements into analytical tasks
  • Experience in interpreting and correlating to empirical data (time-based accelerometer data, frequency response plots, thermocouple data)
  • Skilled in Ansys Workbench tools in both structural and thermal analysis (transient structural, Harmonic response, random vibration etc)
  • Good knowledge of Explicit Dynamics for crash and drop analysis 
  • Excellent reporting skills