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!

Engineering

Job Title: Production Supervisor – Steel Fixer Location: Melton Mowbray Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits Job Type: Full Time / Permanent The Role: Due to…

Manufacturing and Production

  • £11.00–£13.00/hour
  • Oakham, Rutland
  • Fencing Labourer
Job Role: Fencing Labourer (Steel) Location: Oakham (working across UK) Salary: From £11 per hour Type: Temp to Perm Our client is a specialist fence and…

Engineering

Production Manager Loughborough Generous basic of up to £45,000 Excellent career progression Thriving business We’re on the lookout for a highly driven Production Manager for our client based…

Engineering

The Role Summary Our client is a world-renowned manufacture of Motorsport Roll Cages and Light-weight tubular structures. Their customers are some of the bests known in the business.…

Building & Construction

CSCS Labourers Needed Located in Coalville – 6-8 Weeks Work Available…starting immediately! Working at a new distribution centre, undertaking testing of the new conveyors systems as well as…

Manufacturing and Production

Job Title: Press Brake Setter/Operator Location: LE2 Salary: up to £13 / hour ( depending on experience ) Shift: Day shift The Role A well-known engineering company based…

Manufacturing and Production

Role: Wet Paint Sprayer Location: Loughborough Salary: Nights – £16 per hour (incl. Shift Allowance), Days – £14 per hour Contract: Temporary to Permanent The Role We are…

Manufacturing and Production

Job Title: Production Welder Location: Leicester, LE4 Hourly Rate: Dependent on Experience Shift: Monday to Thursday 8am-4.30pm and Friday 6am-2.30pm or Monday to Thursday 4pm-2:30am The Role A…

Manufacturing and Production

CNC Turner Programmer Leicestershire £13.00-17.00 /Hour Shift: Day/Night/Rotating shift Permanent position An amazing and challenging opportunity to join a very well-known company in the Midlands has arisen for…

Manufacturing and Production

Role: Assembly Operative Hourly Rate: Up to £10 – 11 per hour Shift: 7.00am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday. (Willingness to do overtime as & when required) The

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 out 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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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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