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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
Senior Security Event Analyst > Favourite this £50000 - £65000 per annum Bristol

Senior Security Event Analyst

Would you enjoy working for a global high-tech company and one of the key players in the Aerospace and Defence sectors?

Your experience should cover the following areas:

+ Significant experience in the analysis and handling of network security related events and security event management.

+ Essential to have one of more professional SANS (e.g., GSEC, GCIA) or CISSP certifications.

Expert level of management and analysis of (i.e. Security Event Analyst experience), or configuration, operation, troubleshooting and management (i.e. Tools Specialist) in at least three of the following areas, and a high level of experience in several of the other areas:

+ ArcSight products,

+ Network Based Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS),

+ Host Based Intrusion Detection Systems (HIDS),

+ Network security appliances and networking devices and associated management software,

+ A variety of Security Event generating sources (e.g. Firewalls, IDS, Routers, Security Appliances), Computer Incident Response Centre (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT),

+ Computer forensics tools (stand alone, online and network)

+ Computer security tools (Vulnerability Assessment, Antivirus, Protocol Analysis, AntiVirus, Protocol Analysis, AntiSpyware, etc.),

+ Secure web design and development,

+ Military communication systems and networks,

+ Network, system and application level troubleshooting techniques.

Maintenance Engineer/ Automated Pr... > Favourite this £30000 - £39000 per annum Horsham, West Sussex

Maintenance Engineer/ Automated Production Line

Would you enjoy working for a household giant in consumer electronics?

Your experience should cover the following areas:

+ Mechanical or Electrical Engineer; ideally multi-skilled with proven experience in a similar role

+ The ability to work on mechanical, electrical and pneumatic systems.

+ Perform well under tight deadlines

+ Accurate, diligent, self-motivated, focussed and reliable.

+ The ability to work un-supervised or as part of a team.

+ Broad based engineering skillset

Your experience should cover the following areas:

+ Experience working with PLC including Siemens S7

+ ONC/OND/HNC/HND Electro-Mechanical qualifications

+ The ability to negotiate realistic and achievable timescales for reporting requests in a fast moving, demanding environment.

+ Previous high volume production experience

Project Manager - Plant & Technolo... > Favourite this £55000 - £65000 per annum Kent

Project Manager - Plant & Technology Transfer

A major FMCG and Cosmetic production facility is transferring to a new site and a Project manager is required to manage this process.

Your experience should cover the following areas:

+ Project Management in plant and technology transfer

+ R&D or NPD Project management experience

+ Experience in Risk Management

+ Worked in a Supply chain / Technical environment

+ Understanding of FMCG Supply Chains (Cosmetics Preferably)

+ Quality Assurance / Control

+ Industry exposure in the Cosmetic, Pharmaceuticals or Food FMCG industries.

+ Has experience in technology transfer from a Quality, regulation and R&D Standpoint

+ A Project Management qualification such as Prince 2

+ Team management expertise

Project Manager > Favourite this £35000 - £41000 per annum Kent

Project Manager

Based in Kent, paying £35,000 - £41,000

Would you enjoy working for a Company whose cosmetics brands are known across the globe? If yes, and you have the experience, APPLY NOW!

Your experience should cover the following areas:

+ Ideally served a Craft Apprenticeship

+ 10 years experience in managing Engineering projects

+ Project Management Qualification

+ Has an understanding of reliability engineering and Autonomous Maintenance

+ Experienced with packaging lines and bulk manufacturing systems

+ Experienced with facilities type projects such as water systems, site services, BMS, HVAC, compressors and boilers.

+ Ideally AutoCad trained & practising to Intermediate level or above

Field Service Engineer > Favourite this £36000 - £39000 per annum Leicester, Leicestershire

Field Service Engineer

An opportunity has arisen to work for a leading equipment supplier in the Food and Beverage industry, to join one of the best in the world in providing top class customer service to their loyal clients. They are currently looking for a number of Field Service Engineers, with a strong technical background and fantastic customer service skills to travel to a range of customer sites throughout the area and wider country.

The engineers in the field service team act as an ambassador of the brand, helping to maintain the level of service and company's reputation worldwide.

Main Responsibilities include:

+ Be responsible for installation, commissioning and automation of new packaging equipment

+ Carry out hands on preventative and corrective maintenance to ensure maximum and ongoing system performance

+ Troubleshooting and Fault finding activities

+ Be responsible for production supervision and customer training of bespoke equipment

+ Ensure a positive working relationship with the customer.


+ Previous Field Service Experience (ideally in the food processing, packaging or diary industry - not a must).

+ Truly multi skilled - with experience in electrical and mechanical engineering.

+ Proven technical background including experience in PLC systems - Rockwell PLC is an advantage.

+ Strong service skills and comfortable in speaking to customers

+ Strong problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure

+ Valid Driving Licence and willingness to travel extensively.

The ideal location would be a candidate that is commutable to the Northamptonshire area.

Please apply now to find out more!

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