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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
Development Engineer > Favourite this Competitive Package Bournemouth, Dorset

Development Engineer - Bournemouth - Excellent Package / Training / Progression

A Development Engineer with strong background in verification and validation is required by the worlds leading supplier of critical control systems. You will form an integral part of the Development Engineering team responsible for delivering globally recognised products through R&D to Aftermarket.


As Development Engineer you will have experience of:

+ Degree / HNC / Apprenticeship qualified in a relevant Engineering discipline
+ Experience of requirements management tools (DOORS, CRADLE etc)
+ Knowledge of environmental standards (RTCA DO160, MIL-STD-810 etc)
+ Experience of performing environmental and functional testing
+ Experience of development engineering activities and understanding of product lifecycles

+ Previous experience in the Aerospace / Defence or other Safety Critical

Software Engineer - C++ / C# > Favourite this £37500 - £45000 per annum + Corporate Package Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Software Engineer - C++ / C#

Stoke on Trent

Technical Skillsc - C++ / C# / MS SQL / WINDOWS

The opportunity has arisen for a Software Engineer to join a well known Engineering company, becoming a key player within the Software development team working on next generation software for their product range. You will be tasked with embarking on a large scale software engineering project combining new and existing platforms written in C++ and C#.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Development of next generation cargo software.
  • Participation in Design and Architectural discussions.
  • Report to the Software Manager and co-ordinate with other members of the software team.
  • Testing and integration of software on first of type production systems on the factory floor and in the field.
  • Field support questions from service and end users, in conjunction with the rest of the team.
  • Maintenance of the current generation of software and project work as required.

Skills and Experience:

+ Experienced C++ OR C# on a Windows platform with a track record of specification, design and development of software


+ Experienced working in an Agile environment

This is a great opportunity to join a global client that continue to grow due to high demand for their software products.

Quality Assurance Engineer - Elect... > Favourite this £25000 - £29000 per annum + Corporate Package Slough, Berkshire

Quality Assurance Engineer - Electrical

Commutable from: Uxbridge / Slough

A global leading company in the Design & Manufacturing industry are looking to grow their Quality department and keen to add a Quality Assurance Engineer with a background in Electronics. This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate QA to join an ever expanding Engineering company with a global reach.

Within this role you will:
+ Undertake product or process audits in response to any notified quality issues
+ Undertake technical verifications of any notified product defects
+ Assist in any defect investigations
+ Co-ordinate response to any emerging quality incidents notified internally or externally
+ Represent QA for software review

To be suitable for this role, you may well have:
+ Degree or PhD in Electronics
+ Thorough QA Engineering experience in Aerospace, Defence or automotive industries
+ Attended QA audit and improvement courses
+ Understanding of statistics and sources or process variation

For more information please send through your profile and apply now

Materials Planner / MPS ( Master P... > Favourite this £24000 - £28000 per annum + Corporate Package Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Materials Planner / MPS ( Master Planner Scheduler )

£24 - 28,000

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Worldwide security is the highest priority for most organisations. Do you like the idea of being part of an organisation that manufactures complex security systems that protects military bases, border controls and shipping ports? If so, this position is a rare insight into one of the leading security manufacturing companies in the UK. This position will focus on controlling and managing all aspects of inventory and material planning in a busy production environment.

In this position, you will…

+ Generate manufacture and work orders via the MRP system
+ Generate warehouse and service requirement lists to support works orders
+ Ensure all transactions are complete and timely from origination to closure
+ Respond to queries and issues and review activities to drive continuous improvements
+ Ensure BOM data is maintained identifying source
+ Ensure Purchased items are identified and MRP master data secured with the Procurement function
+ Other responsibilities will be required - apply now to find out more about them…

To be successful in your application you will need….

+ MRP and Materials Planning experience is essential

+ Kowledge of ERP / MRP processes

+ Previous experience in a busy engineering stores environment

+ Microsoft Excel

Programme Portfolio Manager > Favourite this £70000 - £80000 per annum Cambridgeshire

Programme Portfolio Manager

Would you want to work for a global world-class, multi-industry consultancy for engineering, technology, project innovation and strategy?

As a Programme Portfolio Manager, they need you to successfully deliver a portfolio of projects to a diverse list of global customers across a broad range of industries and sectors.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Have excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Have strong line management skills with demonstrable experience of developing both team strength and individual capabilities.

  • Have extensive experience of leading complex engineering development projects following product development / introduction processes

  • Have proven stakeholder management skills with demonstrable experience of managing challenging commercial customer relationships

  • Be commercially astute with a demonstrable track record of successfully negotiating scope changes with customers

  • Have a proactive desire to drive continuous improvement.

  • Have a professional project management background and be APM qualified (or the equivalent from another professional PM body e.g. PMI)

  • Be degree qualified, ideally in an engineering or related discipline; specific knowledge of software and, or, electronics would be valuable.

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