Manufacturing & Production

Our Manufacturing Division consists of experienced consultants who have over ten years experience in recruiting Technical staff within the Manufacturing and Production sectors.

Manufacturing is the transformation of raw materials into finished goods, or intermediate processes involving the production or finishing of semi-manufactures, with such a large process involved, we are specialised to recruit for the whole spectrum. Therefore candidates such as Operatives, Toolmakers, Weld Engineers, Production Engineers, Commodity and Raw Materials Purchasing, Team Leaders, Operations Manager, Manufacturing Directors are finding employment through Probe on a daily basis.

  • Continuous Improvements
  • Six Sigma
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • JIT
  • CNC
  • Health & Safety
  • Cost Reduction
  • Waste Management
  • Toolmaking
  • Production Control

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

 

QUALITY MANAGER

PERMANENT

Highly competitive + Pension + Company Car + Generous Bonus

MANUFACTURING

BIRMINGHAM

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation, are looking for an experienced Quality Manager, to lead the Quality Division.

This is a well established engineering company, with an International presence. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • HNC / HND or Degree
  • You will be able to demonstrate relevant Quality Management experience
  • Ideally, you will have gained your knowledge from a fast-paced working environment
  • To have previously managed a Quality team
  • Fully conversant with all Quality tools, such as SPC, Control Plans, PPAP’s and APQP
  • To have managed customer concerns and non-conforming products
  • To have previously contributed to the formulation of Company strategy and business plans
  • Set budgets
  • Ambitious and driven

DUTIES

  • Manage non conforming product
  • Supervision of the Quality team
  • Management of supplier complaints
  • Manage and lead the quality staff
  • Responsibility for the gauge room, metrology, customer liaison and quality team
  • Maintain and develop the quality system
  • Manage the quality budget
  • Ensure all mistake proof devices are functional
  • Development of the Quality team
  • Maintain product, kamishabi and process audit activities
  • Recover all costs for supplier issues
  • Root cause analysis
  • Development of the annual training plan
  • Contribute to the formulation of the Company strategy and business plans

Are you ready for your next challenge?

You will be joining an established manufacturing organisation, and you will be supported by a strong management  team.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join continue your successful career. Send your CV, together with your salary requirements  

 

Introduction:

This Technical Assistant role is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop an outstanding career within a Leading Construction Company, a market leader in their field.  You will receive a great salary, 31 days holiday (incl BH’s), Cycle to Work Scheme, Life Assurance, Pension, Free Parking. What is there not to like?!?!

Company:

As the Technical Assistant - you will be working for One of the leading Construction Organisations in the UK.  An organisation with over 100 years' experience, known for an outstanding product and service.

The duties for the Technical Assistant will include:

  • Advising Customers and staff on use of Company Products
  • Conducting Investigations into Technical issues, communicating with customers, factories and staff, providing a technically lead solution
  • Providing Technical information to support Sales and Customer Service
  • Working safely and in accordance with the Company’s Quality and Environmental polices
  • Awareness and Knowledge of building regulations and NHBC standards
  • Undertaking site inspections out in the field to assist the Sales Team
  • Assist with product innovation and development campaigns

I would be very excited to speak with you if you have:

  • Previous experience as a Technical Assistant would be amazing!
  • The skills and knowledge to match the duties above!
  • A degree within Construction, Engineering or a Business-related degree
  • The ability and experience in demonstrating a knowledge of building regulations and NHBC standards
  • Ability to Read Technical drawings
  • Experience with Product Development
  • Experience of adhering to Quality and Environmental Policies
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Confident, Energetic and enthusiastic personality!

Benefits package for the Technical Assistant:

  • 31 days holiday (incl 8 Bank hols) (increasing to 33 with service)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Free Parking

To find out more about this fabulous opportunity, please send your CV ASAP.

 

Company:

Are you an experienced Production Planner who is planning your next career move? Then look no further!

One of our best clients are looking for a talented Production Planner to join their team. They specialise in FMCG Manufacturing.

This vacancy is commutable from Manchester, Oldham, Blackburn, Wigan, Warrington, Burnley, Rochdale, Stockport, Bolton and other surrounding areas

Duties:

  • As production planner you will be responsible for the maximizing their production capabilities
  • This role will require you to plan production, materials and equipment in order to maximize productivity and efficiency
  • Ensure production is scheduled to meet deadlines

Requirements:

  • As Production Planner you will require previous experience in a similar role
  • You will need to be effective and skilled with MRP systems
  • You will have Knowledge or expereince within an FMCG or light manufacturing environment
  • Experience of implementing MRP Systems
  • As production Planner you will ideally have experience using SAP

Benefits:

  • £30,000
  • Pension
  • Days role (flexi time)
  • Competitive holidays
  • Secure position within a large but still growing company
  • Stability
  • Be part of a great team
  • Supportive Environment

Please feel free to have a confidential chat on the details below. What are you waiting for?

 

Introduction:

Are you an experienced Setter looking for a new challenge within a high-quality, precision tooling environment supplying into a range of prestigious industries.

Company:

A Global high-quality organisation supplying into a range of prestigious industries. A passionate, family-feel environment really allows employees to feel valued and part of the team. The Setter plays a fundamental role in the production of high precision components, ensuring all products are within the required standards and specifications.

Duties:

The Setter will work Days Monday to Friday and be responsible for:

  • Safe and effective set-up, running and changeover of machinery associated equipment
  • Setting the Multi-Slide Machines
  • Maintaining the machines to achieve quality products
  • Following specification sheets and identify and report changes required using precise measuring devices and instruments as required
  • Basic fault finding and repairs and reporting any maintenance issues in a proactive manner to avoid production downtime
  • Record machine data accurately
  • Support Machine Operators
  • Identify and participate in continuous improvement initiatives

Skills & Experience:

The successful Setter will have:

  • Previous experience as a Machine Setter
  • ROSPA trained
  • The ability to read engineering drawings
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as Machine Setters, Multi-Slide Machine Setters who are seeking a new opportunity.   

Benefits:

A competitive salary

Generous holiday entitlement

Pension

Training if required

This role is commutable from Wolverhampton, Dudley, Walsall, Telford, Stafford, Birmingham, and surrounding areas.

For an informal chat or to apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV complete with a cover letter ASAP.

 

Introduction:

Are you an experienced Inspector or Production Quality Inspector or Production Inspector looking for a new challenge within a high-quality, precision environment supplying into a range of prestigious industries.

Company:

A high-quality organisation supplying into a range of prestigious industries, with a reputation for engineering expertise, customer service and well proven products. A passionate, family-feel environment really allows employees to feel valued and part of the team. The Production Inspector plays a fundamental role for the inspection and approval of all industrial finished products manufactured.

Duties:

The Production Inspector will work Days Monday to Friday and be responsible for:

  • Carrying out final inspection of products and approve / reject as necessary
  • Tracking workflow, liaising with departments to ensure daily commits are met
  • Ensuring items are within drawing / specifications
  • Inputting data into various software applications
  • Ensuring H&S is adhered to at all times

Skills & Experience:

The successful Production Inspector will have:

  • Fault finding experience
  • Experience in Microsoft packages
  • The ability to read engineering drawings
  • Knowledge of problem solving tools
  • Knowledge of ISO9001
  • Experience with Micrometers, Verniers, Calipers etc

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as an Inspector, Production Inspector, Production Operative with the relevant skills as required.

Benefits:

A competitive salary

Generous holiday entitlement

Pension

Training if required

A friendly, professional company

This role is commutable from Wolverhampton, Dudley, Walsall, Cannock, Burntwood, Lichfield, Birmingham, and surrounding areas.

For an informal chat or to apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV complete with a cover letter ASAP.

 

Company:

The company has always had the vision that society and global communities should be able to develop for themselves, and future generations. By providing the tools, they are ensuring that anything is possible. They are seeking an experienced Quality Supervisor to join their prestigious organisation to continue the growth of the business.

Are you an experienced Quality Supervisor wanting to work in a developing and evolving global organisation???

Are you looking for that next challenge??

Then this is the position for you!!!!

Duties:

The Quality Supervisor’s Responsibilities are to:

  • Manage, develop and control measurement systems
  • Assist the Quality Manager with day to day and customer / supplier visits
  • Be hands-on and part of the team to support the continued development and growth of the department
  • Assist in the development of business processes
  • Assist in the testing of components
  • Write and update material specifications
  • Undertake investigation of quality problems (product, system, process etc) utilising support departments and problem solving techniques 
  • Assist with the NPD team to bring the manufacture of new products to the factory
  • Ensure processes are adhered to and followed: PPAP, Capability studies, R&R studies
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers, manufacturing and subcontractors on all issues
  • Be flexible to travel to UK and European sites
  • New product introduction support
  • 8D report writing
  • FMEA and control plan support

Requirements:

The Quality Supervisor will have:

  • HND or equivalent
  • Experience in a Quality Department
  • Experience as a Quality Supervisor
  • Experience managing and coaching a team
  • Auditing experience, internally and externally at supplier sites
  • Be familiar with principles and practices (SPC, FMEA, Poke Yoke, MSA, Control Plans, Process Auditing, Problem solving techniques etc)
  • Knowledge of heat treatment and hardness testing
  • Knowledge of ISO9000
  • Experience of internal audits to ISO9000, QS9000 or TS16949

Benefits for a Quality Supervisor:

Salary - £30,000 - £35,000

Bonus

Healthcare

Pension

Life Assurance

Superb Prospects

I am keen to speak with experienced Quality Supervisors, Senior Quality Engineers, Senior Process Quality Engineers.

This role is commutable from Telford, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Shropshire, Walsall, Cannock Shrewsbury

This is an exciting position for the ideal candidate to thrive and be a part of the continued develop the growth of the business as well their career. The successful candidate will hit the ground running and be a part of the innovative organisation, growing year on year within this industry.

To apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV complete with a cover letter ASAP.

 

OPERATIONS MANAGER (Assistant Plant Manager)

3 SITE RESPONSIBILITY (TAMWORTH, BRADFORD AND WELWYN GARDEN CITY)

 

Company:

A busy International manufacturing organisation, are pleased to announce, that they are now looking to recruit an ambitious, career minded Operations Manager, in order to drive the business forward and lead the manufacturing facilities.

They are a precision engineering organisation, producing components predominantly the aerospace sector.

This is a truly exceptional role, that will succession plan to Plant Manager.

Requirements of an Operations Manager:

  • Develop and implement lean and flexible production systems, based on continuous improvement principles
  • Establish and set KPI’s
  • Lead manufacturing operating plans in accordance with company policies
  • Ensure compliance
  • Adhere to operational budgets and coordination of capital plans
  • Implement strategies to increase efficiencies, spend performance and customer delivery
  • Improve on-time delivery and productivity and reduce scrap
  • Motivate and develop the workforce
  • There is movement between sites, but this would be project based and will enable your continuous development of your own career, to the next level.
  • This would involve 6 months Welwyn Garden City, then 6 months Bradford and then maybe 6 months in Birmingham – hence why accommodation will be provided

Duties:

  • Highly driven, highly motivated Operations Manager
  • Ultimately, you will be offered your own Plant Manager role in the short to medium term
  • Your experience will have been gained from within a manufacturing environment
  • Degree level education would be beneficial, however relevant equivalent experience is readily considered
  • Plant operational management experience
  • P&L responsibility, excellent financial knowledge
  • A natural leader, a willingness to lead and take charge
  • To be able to demonstrate a knowledge of business and management principles
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control costs
  • Keep cool under pressure!
  • Happy and willing to accept rotational placement into all locations, oversees included
  • Ambition and drive

Benefits for an Operations Manager:

Salary - £45,000 (Flex)

Permanent

Pension

Car Allowance (£6,000)

Accommodation

Outstanding Prospects

Manufacturing

This is a fantastic opportunity for a career minded, energetic professional, who is looking for a Company where you can utilise your experience and can see an end goal for your progression.  If this role is of interest to you then please send your CV ASAP.

 

ADMINISTRATOR

WINCHESTER

PERMENANT

£18,000 + OVERTIME AVAILABLE + PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES + HOLIDAYS + PENSION

MANUFACTURING

 

Company:

Are you looking for position to kickstart your career or perhaps looking for a change of scenery or a career change?

My client is a well-established Food and Agricultural manufacturer and they are looking for a fresh face to brighten up the office as an Administrator!

Duties:

  • As Administrator you will be order taking, checking and processing
  • Maintaining approved supplier lists, certificates of approval, RM specifications & supplier history information in conjunction with the Technical Advisor.
  • RM ordering to meet production requirements and contract management
  • RM intake controls, ensuring all incoming RMs are weighed
  • Matching deliveries with fixing numbers and weighbridge tickets
  • Pricing and invoice controls in conjunction with other site personnel
  • As Administrator you will be maintaining personnel & training records in conjunction with the Logistics Manager and Production Manager.
  • Sample handling
  • Deputising for admin staff in times of absence.

Requirements:

  • Previous Administration / Records management experience
  • Good time management
  • Good communication

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Overtime available
  • Progression opportunities
 

Introduction:

Are you an experienced Precision Toolmaker / Conventional Machinist looking for a new challenge within a high-quality, precision tooling environment supplying into a range of prestigious industries.

Company:

A Global high-quality organisation supplying into a range of prestigious industries. A passionate, family-feel environment really allows employees to feel valued and part of the team. The Conventional Machinist plays a fundamental role in the production of high precision components, ensuring all products are within the required standards and specifications.

Duties:

The Conventional Machinist will work Days Monday to Friday and be responsible for:

  • Using conventional machining methods to produce high-quality products
  • Conventional milling
  • Spark Erosion
  • Wire Eroding

Skills & Experience:

The successful Conventional Machinist will have:

  • Previous experience within a prestigious manufacturing environment
  • Conventional Milling Experience
  • Spark Erosion experience is advantageous
  • Wire Eroding experience is advantageous

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a Toolmaker, Conventional Machinist, CNC Machinist with extensive conventional experience who are seeking a new opportunity.   

Benefits:

A competitive salary

Generous holiday entitlement

Pension

Training if required

This role is commutable from:

Wolverhampton, Dudley, Walsall, Telford, Stafford, Birmingham, and surrounding areas.

For an informal chat or to apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV ASAP complete with a covering letter.

 

Company:

Are you an experienced Injection Mould Technician or setter who is looking for a fantastic new opportunity?

A great client of ours is looking for an Injection Mould Technician to join their team. They supply in to Pharma, Automotive, Chemical, Oil and Household industries.

Duties:

  • As Injection Moulding Technician you will be setting and operating Injection Moulding machines.
  • maintaining the upkeep & hygiene of the machines.
  • Performing tool and colour changes. 
  • First line diagnostics and fault finding.
  • As Injection Moulding Technician you be responsible for the production of 1st off parts that meet the requirements of the Quality Plan and Master Sample
  • Troubleshooting and accurate diagnosis of process faults.

Requirements:

  • For the role of Injection Moulding Technician you will need previous Technician/Setting experience
  • Previous track record demonstrating precision tool setting experience.
  • Previous experience of using hot runner moulding machines.
  • Process optimisation experience including determining and setting parameters in addition to improving current processes.

Benefits:

  • Salary - £24,960
  • Pristine working environment
  • Overtime Available
  • Insurance
  • Shift Pattern = Weekly Rotating Pattern of 6am-2pm, 10pm – 6am, 2pm-10pm
  • Pension
  • Secure position within a growing company
  • Stability
  • Be part of a great team
  • Supportive Environment

This vacancy is commutable from Manchester, Oldham, Preston, Wigan, Warrington, Burnley, Rochdale, Bolton and other surrounding areas.

Please feel free to have a confidential chat on the details below. What are you waiting for?

 

Company:

A busy busy manufacturing organisation in the Redditch area are looking for an experienced CNC Setter / Programmer / Operator.

This is a small, friendly, close knit organisation, you will be given plenty of support and this makes this particular Company, a great place to work.

Skills and Requirements:

  • CNC Setting, Operating and Programming Haas Milling Machines
  • Programming using Delcam Software
  • Working from Engineering drawings
  • AutoCAD is also considered as well as other Milling Machines, though Haas is ideal
  • This is a day position with extensive overtime available                                                                                                                     

Benefits for a CNC Setter / Programmer / Operator:

Salary - £15.50 - 16.50 PER HOUR

Overtime

Pension

Outstanding Prospects

New Exciting Orders

Manufacturing

Redditch

Are you ready for your next challenge as a CNC Setter / Programmer / Operator?

You will be joining an established organisation, with plenty of current and future work.

Immediate start

This is a wonderful opportunity to join continue your successful career. Send your CV ASAP.

 

Company:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Droitwich area are looking for an experienced Quality Technician

This is an International fast paced manufacturing company, with exciting times ahead, with some new orders being placed.

As their Quality Technician, you will be proving vital support to their Quality Team, across a rotating 3 shift pattern, Mon / Friday

Skills and Requirements:

  • “Hands-on” Quality Technician experience
  • Experience gained from within a manufacturing industry sector
  • Product and process experience
  • High energy level, this is a fast paced environment
  • High standard of Microsoft Office
  • Happy to work a 3 shift rotating pattern, Monday to Friday
  • Ambitious and keen to embrace future prospects

Benefits:

Salary - £17,000 - £22,000 - RISING TO £19,000 - £23,000

Pension

Outstanding Prospects

New Exciting Orders

Manufacturing

Droitwich

Are you ready for your next challenge?

You will be joining an established manufacturing organisation, and you will be supported by a strong Quality team.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join continue your successful career. Send your CV ASAP.