Our Design / Research & Development Resource Team are equipped and experienced specialists in searching and sourcing relevant engineers at all levels. This team consists of experienced consultants supported by a specialist sector researcher, covering all aspects of the needs and demands of a modern engineering customer base, from blue sky concept design, research and development, right through to design for product launch.

Reputations:

The name of Probe in the marketplace has developed an excellent reputation for quality thus ensuring that our clients come back tous having benefited from our superb service in the past. We also attract the very best engineers around due to finding the best positions, should they be Contract or Permanent, because we have the vacancies they are looking for.

Having one of the largest databases of Design Engineers in the UK also means that we attract a very large portfolio of companies who regularly tap into our vast resources and professional expertise.

How have we achieved this?

Probe started life in 1994 as a Design House and built up a very strong database of companies requiring a design service and have since gained an enviable reputation for quality and service. This progressed naturally to supplying client companies with designers on site and thus provided us a very natural progression into Recruitment as we fully understand our clients and candidates needs.

Today Probe offers a wide range of options that support all aspects of modern R&D needs that go far beyond just sending a CV and gives a service that is aimed at providing solutions for immediate, medium and long-term customer needs.

Manpower Resource:

This service is aimed at providing contractual and permanent engineers at short notice, to work either on or off site. These engineers have all been interviewed and screened for their qualifications, suitability and experience and many have a strong working history supporting our customers with their project workloads. This service can be either provided on a Contingency (No Win-No Fee), Retained Assignment or Executive Search basis.

The Complete Design Solution - 'Man & Box'

Not only can we find the right staff for our clients but we can also supply the 3D CAD software on site. We appreciate that not all companies have as many seats of CAD as they would like, hence, if the job needs to be done quickly we can provide the complete solution of ‘Man and Box’.

Key Areas of specialism:-

  • 2D & 3D CAD Design, Modelling & Detailing on all the major CAD packages (Product / Mechanical / Styling / Electro-Mechanical)
  • Electrical & Electronic Development / Test & Design
  • Finite Element Analysis , Hand Calculations, Linear, Non-Linear - Dynamic, Static
  • Mathematical and Simulation Software
  • CFD - Thermal, Fluid, Flow Analysis and Dynamics
  • NVH - Noise and Modal Analysis
  • Research and Development / Test Engineering - Durability, Calibration, Test , Control and Feasibility
  • Project Engineering / Management - Concept / Prototype / Process / Value Engineering / Design
  • Senior Department Heads – Engineering / Design / Test / Development

If you would like a confidential discussion surrounding strategic hiring for your organisation or your own career path we would be delighted to hear from you to determine how our services can assist you in finding the right solution so please call us on  0121 321 4311

 

The Role:

This is a fantastic opportunity with a world leading business in their field, with over 30 experience researching, manufacturing, developing and designing innovative, sustainable, cost effective solutions.

Due to an internal promotion, they have a requirement for an experienced Electrical Project / Process Engineer.

This position would suit someone with a continuous process / continuous loop type background, i.e., paper, pulp or similar.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide team leadership and technical support for client operations and R&D unit for electric and electrical design/control systems of key equipment, and processes.  
  • Through best practice leadership, providing the electrical team with technical advice, assistance and on site/external support on all areas of electrical engineering.

Person Specification:

  • You will be a proven ‘Hands-On’ Engineer, with technical expertise
  • The incumbent must possess good analytical and communicative skills and be able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to engineer, write, and execute Industrial programming of various controls including PLC, Motor Controls, HMI, etc
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and electronic/electrical skills
  • Electrical AutoCAD ability
  • Capital Project management experience
  • Procedures to be followed – design of equipment and projects to BS EN 60204-1, UL, IEE Wiring Regulations, HASAW, Environmental Acts, Standards, Insurance Requirements, OSHA, NEC and NESC code and other relative legislation

Qualifications:

  • Either educated to degree level or a Technician Engineer, apprentice trained and educated to a minimum HNC standard in an electrical and electronic engineering discipline.

Salary:

  • £47,000 plus employee benefits

Commutable from Preston, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Rochdale, Wigan