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

 

My client is a successful Electronics company based in the Coventry area. This company are constantly developing new and innovative products.

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Assistant Quality Manager to join their team!

My client are offering an attractive salary and benefits package for the successful candidate:

  • £40,000
  • 25 days holiday + BH +1 day off for your birthday
  • Company Pension
  • Private medical + travel insurance
  • Life assurance and income protection cover
  • Company Bonus
  • Option to buy/sell up to 5 days holiday

Your Skills:

  • You will be experienced in a supplier facing quality role
  • You will have worked within Electronics and have good technical understanding.
  • Awareness of ISO 9001
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in a team leader or supervisory role is ideal

The Role:

The successful Assistant Quality Manager will be working 9-5:30 mon-fri in a supplier facing role.  Reporting into the Quality Manager your role will involve maintaining the ISO 9001 quality management system, carrying out audits and completing relevant documentation. Using problem solving methodology to resolve customer complaints and handling returns/faulty products.

If you are interested in this role or want to find out more give me a call.

 

GRADUATE OPERATIONS MANAGER TRAINEE

DERBYSHIRE

PERMANENT

CONTINENTAL SHIFT PATTERN - MIX OF DAYS AND NIGHTS

£23K - £25K - 23 days Holiday + Bank Holidays – Pension – Clean Working Environment – Great Progression and Training provided

MANUFACTURING

Company:

Are you an Engineering Graduate looking to start your career with a large and reputable company?

A large company in the Burton upon Trent area is looking for a Graduate with an Engineering degree to join their team as a Trainee Operations Manager.  They are looking to take on a Graduate that they can develop into an Operations Management role within the building industry.  As a large company, this company offers a very stable and secure job.

Duties:

  • Obtain a full and thorough understanding of business operations
  • Gain a full and thorough understanding around operational safety, quality, environmental and effectiveness
  • Project coordination and undertake ad hoc projects as and when required
  • Ordering of materials and assisting with stock management
  • Learn basic maintenance skills and undertake basic repair activities
  • Complete end of module presentations in a timely manner to demonstrate acquired skills, knowledge and experience

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2:1 degree in an engineering related subject
  • A basic understanding of Health and Safety working practices and regulations
  • A customer focus, keen to deliver an exceptional service for our customers
  • Resilience and the ability to work under pressure
  • A collaborative approach - Keen to share knowledge and skills
  • Ability to work with team members at all levels

Benefits:

  • Very competitive salary package
  • A great training scheme in a large company
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Job Security at a large company
  • Great working environment
  • Real career prospects

This vacancy is commutable from Derby, Uttoxeter, Lichfield, Tamworth, Loughborough and other surrounding areas.

Interviews are available immediately for successful candidates.

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

 

TECHNICAL MANAGER

OAKHAM

PERMANENT

DAY SHIFTS 9 - 5 MONDAY - FRIDAY

UP TO £50K DOE + 33 days Holiday including Bank Holidays + Pension + Large Global Manufacturing Company

MANUFACTURING

Company:

Are you a Technical Manager with Plastic Manufacturing experience looking to take the next step in your career?

A large company in the Oakham area is looking for an experienced Technical Manager to lead their team.  The perfect candidate will have a thorough understanding of polymer-based materials and will have worked in a Technical Manager position before.  With a high retention rate, this company offers a very stable and secure job.

Duties:

  • Improve the reliability and performance of tooling through planned and reactive maintenance programmes
  • Work alongside the regional team in the designing of new products with a view to minimising unit production costs
  • To support the Quality department with the business response and problem-solving techniques
  • To follow closed developments in plastics processing and decoration technologies and polymers
  • Approve new suppliers and polymer grades
  • To communicate effectively with all other managers and departments of the business
  • To support continuous improvement initiates to drive efficiency through the business

Requirements:

  • Proven experience of working within an injection moulding production environment and thorough understanding of polymer based materials and their processing
  • Hold a degree or equivalent in a science based subject
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and build teams at all levels
  • Financial awareness
  • Knowledge of employment legislation and Health, Safety and Environmental standards
  • Proven negotiation, influencing, communication and interpersonal skills

Benefits:

  • Very competitive salary of up to £50k DOE
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Day shifts only
  • Pension
  • Work for a large Global company
  • Work within a large and experienced team

This vacancy is commutable from Leicester, Melton Mowbray, Stamford, Corby, Kettering and other surrounding areas.

Interviews are available immediately for successful candidates

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

 

QUALITY ENGINEER - PROJECTS

PERMANENT

£40,000 - £45,000 + CAR ALLOWANCE (£6,000)  -  OTE £51,000 + £2,000 BONUS + PENSION + SUPERB PROSPECTS

HIGH VOLUME MANUFACTURING

LEAMINGTON SPA

Company:

Have you decided, post-Easter, that it’s time to embrace change? Are you a Quality Engineer, looking for a stable, healthy business, to take your career to the next level?

Are you frustrated with being desk-bound and relish the challenge of seeing Quality for new processes and products launched?

This is a key recruit for this busy International manufacturing company, and overall purpose of the role, is to manage the development of quality activities to obtain reliable products on time.

They pride themselves at being the forefront of new technologies, and offering a fair, supportive and pleasant working environment.

Duties:

  • Manage the development of quality activities to obtain reliable products on time
  • Utilising validated suppliers to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Control plans
  • Definition of Validation plans
  • Sub-supplier management and consolidating approval status of purchase materials and components
  • Process validation
  • APQP and PPAP submissions
  • A certain amount of time will be spent between sites, ensuring successful launch

Requirements:

  • Ideally, educated to Degree level, however relevant equivalent experience is welcomed
  • Experience of Quality within a fast-paced manufacturing environment, ideally automotive
  • Strong knowledge of APQP, DFMEA and PFMEA
  • PPAP submissions
  • Expert experience with Control Plans and Validation plans
  • Driving licence
  • Happy to spend time at other sites to support launch

Benefits:

You will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary, car allowance, Bonus and excellent support.

 

PRODUCTION MANAGER

OAKHAM

PERMANENT

DAY SHIFTS 9 – 5 MONDAY - FRIDAY

£40k - £45k DOE + 33 days Holiday including Bank Holidays + Pension + Large Global Manufacturing Company

MANUFACTURING

Company:

Are you a Production Manager looking to take the next step in your career?

A large company in the Oakham area is looking for an experienced Production Manager to lead their team.  They are looking to employ a Production Manager who can continue to improve Health and Safety standards and maximise production efficiency.  With a high retention rate, this company offers a very stable and secure job.

Duties:

  • Manage performance and develop the team to drive operational performance and to achieve and exceed targets
  • Set and manage KPIs
  • Oversee the day to day running of the production areas
  • Liaise with the Quality Department to ensure quality policies and procedures are adhered to
  • To communicate with different departments and forge sustainable links throughout them
  • To support continuous improvement initiates to drive efficiency through the business
  • Produce detailed monthly reports on performance, trends and improvement actions

Requirements:

  • Proven experience of achieving targets in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent knowledge of the latest manufacturing techniques
  • Ability to develop others
  • Having a background in plastic processing would be a huge advantage
  • Knowledge of employment legislation, Health and Safety and Environment standards

Benefits:

  • Very competitive salary of between £40k - £45k DOE
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Day shifts only
  • Pension
  • Work for a large Global company
  • Work within a large and experience team

This vacancy is commutable from Leicester, Melton Mowbray, Stamford, Corby, Kettering and other surrounding areas.

Interviews are available immediately for successful candidates

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

 

INJECTION MOULD TOOLMAKER

MANSFIELD

PERMANENT

4 ON 4 OFF CONTINENTAL DAYS AND NIGHTS

Very Competitive Salary + 20 days Holiday, rising to 25 with time served + Bank Holidays + Pension + Healthcare + Gym Membership + Annual Bonus

MANUFACTURING

Company:

Are you an experienced Toolmaker with a background in Injection Moulding or similar?

A large company in the Mansfield area are looking for an experienced Injection Mould Toolmaker to join their team.  They are looking to increase their team size to accommodate their larger output.  With a high retention rate, this company offers a very stable and secure job.

Duties:

  • Be highly capable of Injection Mould Toolmaking
  • You will be able to maximise machine capability
  • Looking for continuous improvements
  • Carry out own inspection on tooling
  • Be part of an experienced toolmaker team and pass on training to New Starters and Apprentices
  • To utilise good working practices and work safely and efficiently within the department and adhere to company guidelines

Requirements:

  • Experience in Toolmaking within a plastics industry
  • Experience of working in a fast-moving Injection Mould Toolroom
  • Familiar with a range of Tool room equipment and machinery both conventional and CNC
  • An understanding of Plastic Injection Mould Process, Tooling and Valve gate hot runner systems
  • Ability to spark erode
  • Computer literate

Benefits:

  • Very competitive Salary
  • 20 Holiday days increasing to 25 after time served
  • Pension
  • Secure position within a well-established company
  • Company Healthcare
  • Free Gym membership
  • Annual bonus – Paid in November, ready for Christmas

This vacancy is commutable from Mansfield, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Worksop, Newark-on-Trent, Chesterfield and other surrounding areas.

Interviews are available immediately for successful candidates

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

 

QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

DERBY

PERMANENT

8am – 5pm Monday – Thursday and 8am – 4pm Friday

Up to £35K DOE + PENSION + COMPETITVE HOLIDAY DAYS + GREAT CAREER PROSPECTS

MANUFACTURING

Company:

Are you an experienced Quality Assurance Manager with a qualification or background in Concrete Technology?

A large and growing company in the Burton Upon Trent area is looking for a Quality Assurance Manager to join their team due to an expansion.  They have just expanded their facility and are therefore looking to increase their team size to accommodate their larger output.  With a high retention rate, this company is a very stable and secure job.

Duties:

  • Lead, manage and co-ordinate the continuous improvement programme within the Company to meet the business goals and objectives
  • To test, record, report and analyse quality issues
  • Work in conjunction with the Production, Technical and Sales teams on quality issues to reduce customer complaints
  • Provide appropriate support to the Operations Director and Technical Director
  • Collation of test data and completion of the quality action report

Requirements:

  • The Quality Assurance Manager must have a qualification in concrete technology
  • Knowledge of concrete technology
  • Knowledge of recognised Quality Tools and Techniques and exposure to recognised Quality Standards such as ISO9001
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Extensive experience within manufacturing / construction industry

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary – Up to £35k DOE
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Job Security at a large company
  • Competitive Holiday Days
  • Great working environment
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Great career prospects

This vacancy is commutable from Derby, Uttoxeter, Lichfield, Tamworth and other surrounding areas.

Interviews are available immediately for successful candidates

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

 

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER

WINSFORD

PERMANENT

£60,000 + BONUS + COMPANY CAR + PENSION + HOLIDAY

MANUFACTURING

Company:

Are you looking for a new challenge? An opportunity that can really reward you. Or maybe work for a growing organisation that still has a family feel? Or maybe it’s just time for a change… Then this could be a great opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting for a Supply Chain Manager who has a Manufacturing Background to join a growing business who are leaders in their industry.

This opportunity will involve the project management of a new Warehouse facility, which is a great opportunity for an experienced Supply Chain Manager.

Duties:

  • As Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for implementing new processes, new systems and procedures.
  • You will be responsible for warehouse, Transport, Purchasing and Production planning within the organisation
  • In the role you will be responsible for providing a high level of customer support and dealing with suppliers from EMEA
  • You will be responsible for the Project Management of a brand-new warehouse facility
  • You will be involved in the recruitment process of new personnel

Requirements:

  • As Supply chain management you will have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • You will need experience of implementing systems/procedures and processes within a manufacturing environment
  • A Manufacturing background is essential for this role
  • Ideally you will have experience with multi-site management
  • It would be beneficial if you have dealt with suppliers/Customers in EMEA
  • If you have experience of dealing and working to Short lead times this would be beneficial
  • Experience with MRP/ERP systems
  • Above all the Supply Chain Manager will be a people person and have experience of delivering high quality customer service

Benefits:

  • Up to £60,000 Basic Salary
  • 26 Days Holiday + BH
  • Management Bonus
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Company Car
  • Working for an exciting and Growing Business
  • Job Stability
  • Working in a large company which has a family feel
  • Job progression/Opportunities
 

Company:

CNC PROGRAMMER

BLACKBURN

PERMANENT

£37,000 + GENEROUS PENSION SCHEME + 25 DAYS HOLIDAY + BANK HOLIDAYS + DAYS ROLE

MANUFACTURING

Are you an experienced CNC Programmer or Toolmaker?

We are recruiting for an Experienced CNC programmer or Toolmaker to join a large manufacturing organisation and become a valued cog within their organisation.

Duties:

  • As CNC Programmer you will interpret detailed engineering drawings and deliver conforming parts to tight tolerances
  • Perform your role whilst adhering to the highest health and safety standards as well as quality assurance
  • Work on the machines unsupervised within a tool room/machine shop

Requirements:

  • As CNC Programmer you will need experience working on CNC Milling/Turning/Grinding
  • Experience with EDM/wire erosion/Die sinking is desirable
  • Experience with Fanuc and Mazak is essential
  • The ability to use CAD/CAM is desirable
  • Experience with G Code is desirable

Benefits:

  • £37,000 Salary
  • Pristine working environment
  • Excellent Pension
  • Working Days
  • Secure position within a growing company
  • Stability
  • Be part of a great team
  • Brand new machinery - investment within the company

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

 

INJECTION MOULD SETTER TECHNICIAN

LEICESTER

PERMANENT

Day Shifts - Monday - Friday

Up to £35K DOE - 23 days Holiday + Bank Holidays – Pension – Clean Working Environment

MANUFACTURING

Company:

Are you an experienced Injection Mould Setter Technician/Supervisor?

A growing company in the Leicester area is looking for an experienced Injection Mould Setter Technician to run their Injection Moulding team following an expansion of the company.  They have just expanded their facility with brand new Arburg machines and are therefore looking to increase their team size to accommodate their larger output.  With a high retention rate, this company offers a very stable and secure job.

Duties:

  • Be highly capable of Injection Mould Setting within a fast moving environment
  • Running the Injection Moulding Setter team
  • Ability to train and develop other Setters
  • Have expertise to deal with problems that has arisen within the Injection Moulding environment
  • Ability to communicate at all levels

Requirements:

  • Experienced Injection Mould Setter
  • Management / Supervisor experience
  • Experience of a fast-moving Injection Moulding environment
  • Experience of multiple tool changes per shift
  • Highly Experienced with all Injection Moulding Setting duties
  • Use of many plastics

Benefits:

  • Very competitive Salary of up to £35k DOE
  • Days only - Monday – Friday
  • Clean working environment
  • Pension
  • Secure position within a well-established and growing company
  • Stability
  • Be part of a great, experienced team

This vacancy is commutable from Leicester, Hinckley, Rugby, Nuneaton, Kettering and other surrounding areas.

Interviews are available immediately for successful candidates

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

 

PROCESS ENGINEERNG MANAGER

Company:

We have a wonderful opportunity, if you are a Process Engineering Manager, who is looking to join a growing, stable organisation.

This is a multi-site International manufacturing company, and the vacancy has arisen at the centre of excellence.

Utilising the very latest of modern manufacturing technology, you will be managing the Project Process Engineering team in the UK.  You will ensure on-time delivery of processes, tools and equipment.

Duties:

  • Define optimum process to manufacture new products
  • Define layout for each production line
  • Ensure Process FMEA
  • Approve technical specifications for tools and investments
  • Define best method
  • Ensure capacitive investments are running at rate before mass production launch
  • Estimate cycle times
  • Provide feasibility and cost estimations
  • Collaborate with costing
  • Support the Process Engineering
  • Ensure lessons are learnt from previous projects into new projects
  • Manage suppliers to meet project requirements
  • Organise the Process engineering team to meet the Project targets

Requirements:

  • Ideally you will be educated to Degree standard, or equivalent experience
  • Solid knowledge of Process Engineering management gained from within the automotive industry, or other high- volume manufacturing
  • Tool and equipment design and technical specification experience
  • Process FMEA
  • Excellent project management experience
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Highly motivated and ambitious

Benefits:

  • Salary : £50,000 - £60,000
  • Car Allowance
  • Generous Bonus
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Stability
  • Outstanding Prospects And
  • Location : Warwick / Leamington Spa
  • Permanent
  • Potential Progression
  • Environment : Manufacturing

This is an outstanding opportunity to continue to advance your career within a highly respected, busy manufacturing business.  No two days will be the same!  You will be challenged, stretched, but leave every day feeling a sense of achievement.  Plus, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary and benefits and enjoy the pleasure of working in a modern, pleasant and encouraging working environment.

Send your CV ASAP.

 

INJECTION MOULD TOOLROOM MANAGER

LEICESTER

PERMANENT

8:30 – 5 Monday - Friday

Up to £40K DOE - 23 days Holiday + Bank Holidays – Pension – Clean Working Environment

MANUFACTURING

Company:

Are you an experienced Toolroom Manager with a background in Injection Moulding?

A growing company in the Leicester area is looking for an experienced Injection Mould Toolroom Manager to run their Toolroom following an expansion of the company.  They have just expanded their facility and are therefore looking to increase their team size to accommodate their larger output.  With a high retention rate, this company offers a very stable and secure job.

Duties:

  • Be highly capable of Injection Mould Toolmaking
  • Looking for continuous improvements
  • Help the designer with designs using CAD/CAM
  • Ability to train other Toolmakers
  • Be able to run an experienced Toolmaker team
  • Ability to communicate at all levels

Requirements:

  • Experienced Toolroom Manager
  • Proficient with the use of CAD/CAM
  • Preferably have experience with Vero Visi
  • Experience of working with Aluminium and Hardened Steel Tools
  • Experience of running a fast moving Injection Mould Toolroom
  • Knowledge of Mould Tool assembly
  • Highly Experienced with all Toolroom duties

Benefits:

  • Very competitive Salary of up to £40k DOE
  • Days only working 8:30 – 5 Monday – Friday
  • Clean working environment
  • Pension
  • Secure position within a well-established and growing company
  • Stability
  • Be part of a great, experienced team

This vacancy is commutable from Leicester, Hinckley, Rugby, Nuneaton, Kettering and other surrounding areas.

Interviews are available immediately for successful candidates

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