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CBSbutler was formed out of the merger between two long-standing specialist recruitment companies, namely CBS Appointments and the UK arm of Butler International Inc.

As such, the company can attest to having garnered over half a century of experience within the Engineering, Manufacturing, Life Sciences, ICT and Business Support industries.

Today CBSbutler serves a diverse range of organisations, from blue-chip multi-nationals to high growth SMEs, across a wide geographical reach including EU, USA, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Asia and Far East.

CBSbutler has carved out an enviable industry reputation for delivering an award winning specialist service, quickly becoming an industry leader and pioneer.


Our business model is based around sector-specific practices that provide an expert focus for technical and engineering jobs. Furthermore, this tailored approach ensures an in-depth and holistic understanding of both the clients' and candidates' specific job requirements.

As a result CBSbutler can attest to having class-leading conversion and retention rates when matching candidates to specialist technical jobs.

Attracting the best technical talent

CBSbutler covers the complete spectrum of technical and functional job disciplines for engineering, manufacturing and technology-based organisations.

We cater for all levels of experience from apprenticeships and graduates, through to a wide range of blue and white collar grades, and finally senior management and executive positions.

As a result CBSbutler can offer a one-stop-shop approach to meeting both employers' and candidates' job needs.

We can access a huge pool of the best technical and engineering candidates and provide permanent, contract and interim placements across a wide spectrum of specialist industry sectors within the technical arena.


Each of our specialist divisions is staffed by consultants who are skilled within their markets, and benefit from a mixture of recruitment and industry experience.

We offer a comprehensive range of recruitment services ranging from contract/temporary staffing, contingency permanent recruitment, retained search and selection, all the way through to managed services & RPO.

In addition the company offers a broad range of complimentary and value-added services for both candidates and clients, including assessment, testing, training and coaching for hiring managers and professional guidance on legal/employment matters. 

Choice jobs in all sectors
Full Stack Developer - C# Environm... > Favourite this £45000 - £57000 per annum + Corporate Package Birmingham, West Midlands

Full Stack Developer - C# Environment

Based in the heart of Birmingham

£45 - 60,000 - looking for mid to senior level Developers with skills in C# / .NET / LINQ / AngularJS 2/ TypeScript / Bootstrap / NodeJS / jQuery / Entity Frameworks / HTML 5 / SQL / JSON

Our client is a Technology company working in the financial services sector producing superior, leading edge software and services used by household Banks and Wealth Management companies. They are the without doubt the number 1 company within their industry sector and they are expanding.

They are an award winning Microsoft gold partner (Application Development) - working at the bleeding edge of MS technologies. They pay close attention to the working environment to ensure everyone enjoys and maximises their ability and ideas making it a great environment for developers.

Offering full recognised training on front & back end products depending on your experience you will be using current versions of C# and .NET, Angular 4, Bootstrap, Linq, MVC frameworks, HTML5 reguarly.

The company hires for attitude and potential - they will develop you and invest heavily in your success - regular monitoring of the working environment means high employee engagement making it a great place to work.

Currently seeking 10 various level developers who enjoy working in an open, collaborative environment where thinking outside the box is the norm.

Based in the heart of Birmingham town centre offering excellent salaries, exciting careers, recognised training, flexible working and great company benefits - apply now

Bid Manager > Favourite this £35000 - £45000 per annum + holiday allowance, pension Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Bid Manager

Do you want to work within a market leading engineering company?

You will be working within an international bidding team, managing the development and submission of high quality proposals against client requirements.

Key responsibilities:

+ To support the team in driving through the technical and commercial bid/tender response and ultimately improve sales success rates

+ To manage the bidding interface between departments

+ Building, developing and communicating 'best practice' processes for taking a Bid, Tender, Proposal or Direct Sale from the Sales Team, through to the functional Department and onto the Programme or Project Managers.

+ To contribute in the maintenance of Microsoft Dynamics. Monitoring the CRM database and escalating issues to Senior Bid Manager as required.

+ To ensure proposals are compliant and respond to the specific client needs through liaison with SMEs.

Required qualifications or experience:

+ At least 2 years in a Bid Coordinator or Bid Management Role

+ Preparation of Proposals through the whole bid lifecycle from bid evaluation to award

+ Experience of producing bids in a highly regulated industry

+ Ability to lead multidisciplinary bid teams to achieve tight deadlines in a pressured environment.

Quality Inspector > Favourite this £25000 - £30000 per annum Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

Quality Inspector

An engineering company who provide high precision services within the aerospace, motor sport, medical and scientific industries are looking for a Quality Inspector to work alongside the Quality Manager.

You will be expected to provide the following assistance within the company:

  • Conducting First Article Inspections of high precision component parts

  • Writing & finalising First Article Inspection Reports (this includes data recording)

  • Liaising with other departments as necessary to communicate inspection findings

  • Assisting the Quality Manager with the implementation of AS9100 Rev D

  • Understanding and adhering to customer quality manuals

  • Use of job processing & production control software

  • Measuring of parts on CMM

You will ideally have a background in the aerospace industry and experience of working with CMM and a good understanding of AS9100 requirements.

Please apply now!

Lead C# Developer > Favourite this £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Package - remote working Staines, Middlesex

Lead C# Developer

A lead C# Developer is required to join an innovative market leader, working in the Innovation Tech team responsible for discovering, researching, evaluating and adopting innovative technology as you create solutions and prove their value. The team are currently involved in a strategic programme of work to grow the business and improve business efficiency. The role holder will lead others through the change necessary to implement processes and workflows to become a best-in-class.

You will benefit from first class offices, recently built and offering a fantastic working environment with on-site cafe, gym and even a cycling track complete with bikes to clear your mind and get those creative juices flowing. They boast an award winning Employee scheme which offers flexible working hours, enabling a strong work / home life balance and the opportunity to work from home on certain week days.

Lead C# Developer will be able to show case the following skills:

+ Strong and in-depth level of C#

+ .NET framework 4+, .NET Core experience


+ Fully versed in HTML5, Javscript, CSS

+ REST architecture, RESTful APIs and SOAP

+ Experience in relational databases (SQL preferably) with Entity Framework DB First.

+ Agile project methodology

For more information including full job spec and company information apply now

Senior Software Engineer - Embedde... > Favourite this £40000 - £50000 per annum + Corporate Package Slough, Berkshire

Senior Software Engineer - Embedded C++

Location: Commutable from Slough / Uxbridge / Hayes / Maidenhead

Technical Skills - C / C++ / Embedded / DSP / Visual Studio

A highly successful engineering company continue to secure orders from around the world for their well regarded industrial applications and require a strong Software Engineer to play a pivotal role in the development of their new products and technologies. You will be working on a wide range of products, developing the next generation of technologies as well as supporting a wide range of legacy products.

Joining a strong and dynamic cross-functional team of Mechanical, Electronics and Software Engineers, the role will consist of embedded with some desktop software specification, design, development and support for all Level Products in the portfolio.

As an experienced Software Engineer you will be able to showcase:

+ Successful embedded software experience

+ Expertise in Assembler, embedded C and C++

+ Knowledge of software life-cycle management inc. version management tools

+ Experience with Visual Studio as well as OOA and design with UML

+ Degree in Electronics or Computer Science would be highly advantageous.

For more information and a confidential conversation send through your cv now. Interview slots agreed in advance.

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