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

 

CNC PLANNING ENGINEER - TOOLING

Introduction:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Sutton Coldfield area are looking for an experienced CNC PLANNING ENGINEER.

This is a high precision engineering company, with an International presence. 

With expertise and highly professional processes and enjoyment of work, this makes this a united work place, where your profession becomes a vocation.

Duties:

  • Develop, implement and improve the machining process
  • Ensure achievement of required manufacturing process
  • Ensure necessary machining processes are installed, improved and modified
  • Improve the machining process
  • Lead the machining and tooling engineer in order to improve the machining process
  • Offer expertise to guide external suppliers to develop process
  • Project management
  • Ensure the most efficient solutions
  • Utilise effective use of manpower
  • Responsibility for tooling budgets and machining process

Requirements:

  • A strong understanding of the machining process
  • Project management skills
  • Experience of machining and cutting tool designs
  • Ideally educated to Degree level (equivalent experience considered)
  • Excellent experience in machining planning
  • Experience of principles and application of tooling and techniques
  • Ambitious and passionate about engineering
  • Curious about new processes
  • High energy level and to keep cool under pressure!

Benefits:

Salary - £37,000 - £40,000

Bonus

Pension

Car Scheme

Healthcare

Superb Prospects

Permanent

Location - Sutton Coldfield

Environment - Manufacturing

You will be joining a highly esteemed 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 ASAP.

 

LOGISTICS CONTROLLER

Company:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Logistics Controller to be part of a leading independently owned organisation with solid foundations and an exciting future for development and progression. To work to improve current processes and transportation methods to continue to growth of the business. 

Are you an experienced Logistics Controller wanting to work in a developing and evolving organisation??

Are you looking for that next challenge??

Are you wanting a new adventure for the new year??

Then this is the position for you!!!!

Duties:

The Logistics Controller’s Responsibilities are to:

  • Plan, coordinate, monitor and report the logistics and deliveries to ensure OTIF delivery to customers.
  • To be organised and practical in a fast-paced environment.

Requirements:

The Logistics Controller will have:

  • Experience with SAP or a similar MRP system
  • An organised approach to schedule deliveries to optimise the vehicles
  • A forward-thinking approach to plan for the week ahead
  • The drive to improve on OTIF deliveries

Benefits:

Salary - £25,000 - £30,000

Health Care

Pension

Bonus

Life Assurance

Parking

Superb Prospects

Location - Telford

I would be keen to speak with experienced Logistic Planners, Logistic Controllers and Logistics Analysts, .

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 Logistics Controller 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 ASAP.

 

Company:

JUNIOR ADMINISTRATOR

WINCHESTER

PERMANENT

£18,000 + HOLIDAY DAYS + GREAT CAREER PROSPECTS + TRAINING

MANUFACTURING

One of our best clients is looking for a Junior Administrator to come on board and learn from the senior members of staff which will make you an important cog within the business.

Whether you are a school leaver, a graduate, someone looking to get in to administration or looking for your next administration role, this role could be a great opportunity for you!!!!

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
  • Deputizing for admin staff in times of absence.

Requirements of a Junior Administrator:

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

Benefits for a Junior Administrator:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Overtime available
  • Progression opportunities

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

 

SUPPLY CHAIN CO-ORDINATOR

Company:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Staffordshire area, have an IMMEDIATE requirement for a Supply Chain Co-Ordinator.

This is an Immediate start.

If you are a Supply Chain Co-Ordinator, looking for immediate work, don’t hesitate!

Duties:

  • Co-ordinate logistics activities
  • Construct and publish daily/ weekly build plans
  • Co-ordinate logistics for delivery to customer
  • Ensure aftermarket requirements are managed
  • Target 98% stock accuracy
  • Co-ordinate with manufacturing

Requirements:

  • MCIPS or working towards
  • SAP experience
  • Relevant Supply Chain experience, gained from within a manufacturing environment
  • Customer interface experience
  • Strong IT SKILLS

Benefits for a Supply Chain Co-Ordinator:

Salary - £27 - £37 Per Hour

Contract - 3 Month Minimum

Location - Barton Under Needwood

Environment - Manufacturing

THIS IS AN IMMEDIATE VACANCY, IMMEDIATE START

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 ASAP.

 

Company

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Tamworth area are looking for an experienced PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR.

Due to continued success with new business and growth, a need for a talented Production Supervisor has arisen to support the Operations Manager.

As the PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR, you will be tasked with ensuing targets are met to hit customer requirements.

This is a high precision engineering company, with an International presence. 

Duties:

  • Responsibility for your team
  • Ensure smooth production
  • Report on warehousing, and production performance
  • Managing receiving, shipping, distribution and supplies of product in your area
  • Ensure production targets are met
  • Pan layout and space requirements
  • Monitor performance metrics
  • Active involvement in continuous improvements
  • Deputise for Operations Manager when required
  • Train, develop and motivate your team
  • Manage Overtime

Requirements:

  • It is essential that you have management experience gained from within a manufacturing environment
  • To have lead and manged teams
  • Previous involvement with continuous improvement activities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • To have worked in a process driven environment
  • The right person will be happy to take complete ownership of areas of responsibility
  • Customer focused approach
  • Good level of IT literacy

Benefits:

Salary - £35,000 - £40,000

Pension

Superb Prospects

Permanent

Environment - Manufacturing

Location - Tamworth

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 ASAP.

 

Company:

QUALITY MANAGER

BRISTOL

PERMANENT

£45,000 + EXTENSIVE HOLIDAYS + PENSION + LIFE INSURANCE + RETAIL DISCOUNTS + INTERNAL & EXTERNAL TRAINING

MANUFACTURING

 

Have you got experience within the packaging industry or experience with packaging from Food or Beverage manufacturing stand point?

Have you got experience in a Quality management or Supervisory role?

Our client is a very well-known Manufacturer who supply various large retailers and brand with their high-quality product and are looking for a Quality Manager to join their organisation and make an instant impact as a valued cog in their business.

Duties:

  • As Quality manager you will be responsible for the management of Quality and Continuous Improvement projects
  • You will be responsible for the preparation for internal, customer, or 3rd party audits
  • Responsible for overseeing the Quality of goods being produced and finished, before being sent out to Customers
  • You will be responsible for collation and analysis of data for Continuous improvement.
  • As Quality manager you will manage Customer Complaints, to include inputting information on the relevant database and managing the process of replying to the customer with a satisfactory outcome that both suits the company and the Customer.

Requirements:

  • As Quality manager you will have working knowledge of ISO standards or Food/Beverage Manufacturing Standards
  • You will need experience with packaging - preferably cartons
  • You will have good experience in continuous improvement - preferably qualified to six sigma green belt or higher
  • Experience within a modern fast paced manufacturing environment is essential

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary - Circa £45k
  • Competitive holidays
  • Competitive Pension
  • Life Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Great working environment
  • Great discounts for high street retailers
  • Internal and external training offered

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

 

TOOLING TECHNICIAN

Company:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Redditch area are looking for an experienced Tooling Technician.

This is a busy production facility where your prospects as a Tooling Technician be assured.

You will be working in a high volume facility, working 3 shifts, and you will be responsible for the maintenance and the tooling across the site.  Some tooling modifications would be required.

Duties:

  • Attend tooling breakdowns
  • Repair tooling
  • Ensure all TPM’s and PM’s are completed
  • Comply with Spares tracking process
  • Involvement with continuous improvement projects
  • This will be a 3 shift pattern, Monday to Friday

Requirements:

  • Apprentice trained
  • You will have gained your experience with a high volume plastics environment
  • Good problem solving techniques, ie.- 8D, Why and Ichikawa
  • Happy to work shifts
  • Tooling experience, repair ideally
  • Keep cool under pressure!

Benefits:

Salary - £34,000 - £37,000

Pension

Excellent Prospects

Progression Potential

Permanent

Environment - Manufacturing

Location - Redditch

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

 

CNC SETTER / OPERATOR

TAMWORTH

PERMANENT

£30,000 - £34,000 + Pension + Outstanding Prospects + friendly working environment

MANUFACTURING

COMPANY

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation in the Tamworth area are looking for an experienced CNC SETTER / OPERATOR

This is a high precision engineering company, with an International presence. 

As their CNC SETTER /OPERATOR, you will be responsible for the efficient, productive, safe and secure day to day operation as part of the 5 axis Machine Tools

You may be a skilled CNC OPERATOR / OPERATOR, who also have some part programming abilities.

DUTIES

  • Ensure all raw material and machined parts are handled correctly
  • Set / Operate 3 & 5 Axis machine Tools (Mazatrol)
  • Part programming, if experienced
  • Milling and turning
  • Working with high spec, high value materials
  • Carrying out self-inspection
  • Working 2 shifts, maybe further flexibility on a third shift if required

REQUIREMENTS

  • It is essential that you have CNC Setting / Operating skills
  • If you have any programming / part programming experience, this is beneficial, but not essential
  • Mazak knowledge would be highly desirable
  • CNC Machining and turning would be again, beneficial
  • Flexible to work a 2 shift pattern, maybe 3 if needed

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. 

 

SENIOR MATERIALS PLANNER

Company:

A PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation, who are part of a global, International concern, are now looking for a SENIOR MATERIALS PLANNER.

This is a well-established, busy facility, with extra capacity to cope with planned increased production.

As the site’s Senior Materials Planner, you will be tasked with being accountable for 100% material availability, in line with production demand.

We are searching for an experienced Senior Materials Planner, ideally from within a high volume production environment.

Duties:

  • Maintain 100% availability of all material
  • Track supplier performance
  • Achieve SAP accuracy
  • Maintain material supply concerns
  • Lead the implementation of SAP MRP
  • Maintenance of SAP MRP
  • Introduce visual management tools

Requirements:

  • Educated to A Level , or Degree
  • To have SAP experience, gained from within a fast- paced environment
  • Customer interface experience
  • Working knowledge of IATF TS16949, ISO14001, QQS
  • Excellent IT proficiency
  • Fast paced, energetic personality
  • A genuine “can do” attitude

Benefits for a Senior Materials Planner:

Salary - £35,000 - £42,000

Pension

Excellent Prospects

Income Protection

Expanding Organisation

Plus More

Location - Barton Under Needwood

Environment - High Volume Manufacturing

Permanent

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 ASAP.

 

The Company:

This is a fantastic senior level opportunity, with a business that is the UK's leading manufacturer in their specialist field. Their products enjoy a global reputation for quality & performance with more than half of sales derived from Export markets. All design and manufacturing take place at their purpose-built facility near Sheffield.

Applicants are sought to work within a small team of committed and multi-disciplined engineers responsible for the design development and support of special bespoke products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as one of the primary electrical designers within the business
  • Create electrical detailed designs of systems and sub-systems from defined client specification, this will include designing control panels (including layouts), schematics, and creation of associated documentation including BOM’s, manufacturing drawings etc
  • You are expected to work within the agreed time scales and costs, liaise with the customer and all other departments in the Company at all levels
  • Knowledge and experience of design change control and release procedures MRP and or ERP systems
  • To support the manufacturing process, resolving and clarifying electrical and wiring issues in products

Person Specification:

  • The successful candidate will have a depth of experience as an electrical design draughtsperson using Electrical CAD Software
  • Practical experience in an Electrical manufacturing environment is necessary and we would anticipate a minimum qualification in an appropriate subject at HND level
  • Experience in the use of applicable directives, norms and standards used in light industrial applications are essential (Low Voltage Directive (LVD) or M/C Directive)
  • The successful applicant will need to have good communication skills as the duties will include liaising with internal departments, have the ability to work on their own initiative with minimum supervision, prioritise work load and the skills to be a good team player
  • Temperature controller configuration
  • PLC programming experience would be an advantage
  • You will be self-motivated, flexible, with a hands-on approach to working within a project team or individually and Computer literate
  • Valid passport holder and clean driving licence required for occasional travel.

Package:

  • Salary £36,000 - £43,000 - dependant on experience
  • Company incentive scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Plan with 7.5% employer contributions
  • Death in service policy

Commutable From: Sheffield, Chesterfield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Glossop

 

CONTRACTS MANAGER

Company:

A HIGHLY PRESTIGIOUS manufacturing organisation have a requirement for a CONTRACTS MANAGER.

The products they produce are truly breath taking, no-one does what they do.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join an organisation who enjoy an enviable reputation for producing some of the finest contemporary and heritage products available.

They are extremely proud of the work they have undertaken, as their Contracts Manager, you will enjoy a long-term, fruitful, enjoyable career.

Requirements:

  • Significant experience of managing a number of complex projects at one time
  • Practical knowledge of contracts and the financial management
  • Ideally, you will have gained your experience from within the construction industry, though other industry experience is also considered
  • It would be highly beneficial if you have had exposure the high- quality products
  • Ensure that you are representing the organisation as an approachable, friendly and pro-active organisation
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Strong planning skills, can effectively plan projects
  • A true passion for quality and craftsmanship

Duties:

  • Responsibility for the smooth running of all projects
  • Deliver your own projects as well as projects for your team members
  • Ensure projects are run to cost, quality and timing plans
  • High level of client liaison, to ensure information for production and installation is provided
  • Responsibility for control and administration of the budget and contractual issues with the Projects

Benefits for a Contracts Manager:

Salary - £45,000

Pension

Superb Working Environment

First Class Products

Permanent

Location : Warwickshire

Industry : Manufacturing

Ready to join a superb, supportive, growing organisation?

Are you ready for your next challenge?

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

 

COMPANY:

TECHNICAL MANAGER

MANCHESTER

PERMANENT

To £50,000 (DOE) + HEALTH CARE + PENSION + LIFE INSURANCE + HOLIDAYS

MANUFACTURING

Are you looking for a change of environment?

Are you a Technical Manager who is looking to take the next step your career and take on a role that rewards you?

Our client supplies various Retailers and Businesses with their high quality product and are looking for a Technical Manager to join their organisation and make an instant impact as a valued cog in their business.

BENEFITS:

·Competitive Salary – Circa £50k

·Competitive Holidays

·Competitive Pension

·Life Insurance

·Health Insurance

·Free Parking

·Great working environment

DUTIES:

  • The Technical Manager will manage the quality team effectively
  • Manage and maintain the HACCP system
  • You will Implement & maintain quality systems and auditing
  • The Technical Manager will be responsible for implementing a food safety culture
  • Point of contact for Trading Standards, EHO, etc and all customer quality queries
  • Approve suppliers and maintain approved suppliers list
  • Control the review process of non-conformance, complaints and develop corrective action plans
  • As Technical Manager To ensure that Factory Personal Hygiene and Food Safety Regulations are enforced.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • The Technical Manager will require a background within Food manufacturing
  • Ideally you will have a strong knowledge and experience of Meats
  • You will have good experience with HACCP and Food Standards
  • Excellent understanding of food safety & quality standards & legislation
  • The chosen candidate will have experience/knowledge of Level 3 HACCP and Level 3 Food Safety.
  • Ideally you will be a qualified Auditor

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