Welcome to Optima

We pride ourselves in providing five star recruitment services across manufacturing, engineering, professional services and senior executive recruitment. Our unique proposition combines business industry experts with recruitment consultants to help your business or career take flight. We look forward to working with you!

Manufacturing and Production

Plater Swadlincote Up to £12 per hour The Role A job for a Plater is available in Swadlincote. The position will require you to work with heavy to…

Legal

  • £20,000–£25,000
  • Derbyshire
  • Childcare Paralegal
Job Title Childcare Paralegal Location Derby Salary Between £20,000 and £25,000 per annum The Role We are working with a well-established and reputable Solicitor’s firm in Derby, who…

Legal

Job Title Legal Secretary – Residential Conveyancing Location Loughborough Salary Between £17,000 and £18,000 per annum The Role We are working on behalf of a Solicitor’s firm in…

Retail

  • £22,000–£22,000
  • Leicestershire
  • Workshop Manager
Job Title Workshop Manager Location Leicester Salary £22,000 per annum + annual team bonus The Role An exciting new opportunity has come up for a Workshop Manager, to…

Procurement & Supply Chain

Recruitment | Training | Business Advice & Consultancy Job Title Account Administrator Location Melton Mowbray Salary £22,000 per annum The Role My client is looking for a dedicated…

Manufacturing and Production

MIG / TIG Welder Nottingham £9 to £11 per hour DOE Double Day Shifts The Role A MIG / TIG Welder job has become available in Nottingham. You…

Engineering

Job Title CNC Programmer/Manufacturing Engineer (Ref: 17474) Location South Warwickshire Package to £35,000 + Overtime + Progression The Role Reporting to the engineering manager the role is to…

Manufacturing and Production

MIG Welder Fabricator Leicester £9.50 per hour Bonus Scheme: £0.60p/Hour/Month Temporary to Permanent position The Role A great opportunity to join a leading sheet metal fabricator in the…

IT

  • £30,000–£50,000
  • London
  • Software Engineer
Software Engineer – Machine Learning Apps ** 3-6 Month Contract Opportunity and another Permanent Opportunity ** London – or remote Up to £50k – DOE (Contractor Day Rate

Sales

Job Title Internal Sales Advisor Location Leicestershire Salary up to £22,000 per annum The Role An exciting opportunity has come up for an Internal Sales Advisor to join…

Our Specialist Divisions

We are an energetic business with a unique blend of specialist recruitment and high-level business consultancy expertise that we tailor to meet our client’s specific needs. We act as a critical
business friend to our clients, by their sides, sharing our expertise and helping their businesses grow and develop, whether they use us for recruitment, business consultancy or both. Find our more about our divisions below.

Engineering IconEngineering

Struggling to find quality Engineering talent for your business? Our dedicated resourcing team combines industry experts, recruitment professionals and high-level global search capability, providing you with ‹best-in-class› candidate selection.

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Manufacturing IconManufacturing

Struggling to find good Manufacturing talent for your business? Our dedicated resourcing team combines manufacturing business industry experts with manufacturing operational and recruitment professionals, coupled with an active investment in high-level global search capability to provide you with ‘best-in-class’ candidate selection.

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Professional Services IconProfessional Services

Is staff recruitment causing you a headache? We go the extra mile to relieve the stress by ensuring your requirements are met and your staffing needs resolved quickly and efficiently.

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Senior executives iconExecutive Recruitment

Looking to acquire strong senior leaders for your business to grow and prosper? The cost of a poor hire is significant and finding the right individuals is not easy, not to mention exceptionally time consuming!

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Business Consultancy IconBusiness Consultancy

Looking to grow or sell your business? With years of successful business acquisition, growth and sale behind us, we have what it takes to grow a business and/or exit profitably.

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Engineering IconEngineering

Struggling to find quality Engineering talent for your business? Our dedicated resourcing team combines industry experts, recruitment professionals and high-level global search capability, providing you with ‹best-in-class› candidate selection.

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Manufacturing IconManufacturing

Struggling to find good Manufacturing talent for your business? Our dedicated resourcing team combines manufacturing business industry experts with manufacturing operational and recruitment professionals, coupled with an active investment in high-level global search capability to provide you with ‘best-in-class’ candidate selection.

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Professional Services IconProfessional Services

Is staff recruitment causing you a headache? We go the extra mile to relieve the stress by ensuring your requirements are met and your staffing needs resolved quickly and efficiently.

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Senior executives iconExecutive Recruitment

Looking to acquire strong senior leaders for your business to grow and prosper? The cost of a poor hire is significant and finding the right individuals is not easy, not to mention exceptionally time consuming!

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Business Consultancy IconBusiness Consultancy

Looking to grow or sell your business? With years of successful business acquisition, growth and sale behind us, we have what it takes to grow a business and/or exit profitably.

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What our clients say

We have worked with Optima for several years, the Optima team have clearly understood the technical needs of our roles and the candidate skill set, capabilities and attitude required for our businesses and have only provided outstanding candidates that were absolutely relevant to us. We are very grateful for the time and input from Optima, their approach is one that sets them apart from other agencies and we would recommend their refreshing and robust approach to sourcing and placing the best candidates.

Managing Director | National Engineering Company

This company required support to grow and position themselves for a retirement exit and wanted to enhance their ability for a profitable exit in the future. We worked in partnership to develop and execute a successful strategic growth plan to assess leadership, management and operational practice and processes. This led us to put in place a strategic and operational business plan, re-structured their management and infrastructure, bringing in a new management and leadership team and advise and guided them through the growth plan both strategically and operationally throughout the duration of their ownership. We introduced robust performance management and monitoring mechanisms to drive growth, providing non-exec leadership and guidance throughout. During the preparation for sale, we successfully marketed and sourced prospective buyers, negotiated strong terms leading to successful execution of an exit deal selling to an AIM listed PLC.

Privately owned company in the lighting market

We have been working with Optima since mid-2017 and it is a pleasure to work with all of their consultants. They are also based close to our Leicester Head Office and their local knowledge is very useful. We look forward to continuing our partnership as we strive to source the very best experienced conveyancing candidates.

HR Change Manager | National Conveyancing Services Company

We are working with Optima to recruit a number of roles. We recently filled a Finance position with an excellent candidate. The Optima team supported us in this recruitment and were excellent. They vetted the candidates and provided us with 3 great options, all of whom could have been employed. The Optima team were proactive and always on hand to smooth the process. I have been extremely pleased with the service provided by Optima for all of my recruitments.

Executive Director of Resources | Housing Company

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