We are focused on finding you the best role with a company that is the best fit for you. We always aim to be personable and helpful with proactive advice to help you advance your career. If you are looking for a permanent, temporary or interim role in either a full, part-time or contract capacity, our team of consultants across manufacturing, engineering, professional services or executive search will go the extra mile to help you.

WE ARE HERE TO HELP

We are always here to help, never hesitate to pick up the phone and have a chat with one of our consultants. In the meantime, we have a few resources below that may help you progress your job search.

Temporary Candidates

Get ahead of the game! If you are registering with Optima for temporary work and have a meeting set with one of our consultants, you can save a bit of time by downloading and filling in these forms in advance and bringing them with you on the day. The holiday request form can be used once you are in a position, as and when you need to book holiday.

TAX CALCULATOR

Calculate how much Income Tax (PAYE) and National Insurance (NI) will be taken from your salary per week, per month and per year. Enter your salary below to view tax deductions and take-home pay to help you find out how much money you will be left with at the end of the month.

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This is intended as a guide only and does not take account of individual tax coding

WHAT DO I WANT FROM A CAREER/MY NEXT JOB?

Doing a bit of internal analysis prior to applying for new jobs can really help focus you on the right roles/outcomes for you. Below are a few questions to consider that may provide some valuable personal insight and may also reflect some of the questions you may get asked at interview.

  • Why are you looking for a new role?
  • Weigh up the pros and cons for your career move.
  • What would you like to achieve?
  • Thus far, what career decisions have you made?
  • Did they work out? If so or if not, why?
  • What are your overriding motivations?
  • What drives you? What are you passionate about?
  • What are your particular strengths/weaknesses?
  • Do you have skills that need developing?

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Engineering

We are looking for a skilled Production Manager with experience of working within a busy heavy gauge steel engineering/manufacturing environment. Managing and motivating a team of 60 workers…

Sales & Marketing

Lichfield, hybrid role – both office and home based Permanent 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm) £ Competitive salary Benefits: 32 days annual leave

Engineering

Here at Optima we are working with a leading system integration specialist for electrical and mechanical automation systems in Food and Drink and Parcel Distribution sectors operating at…

Engineering

Here at Optima we are working with a leading system integration specialist for electrical and mechanical automation systems in Food and Drink and Parcel Distribution sectors operating at…

Manufacturing and Production

Job Role: Quality Inspector Location: Leicestershire Shift: 8:15AM – 16:45PM Monday – Thursday and 8AM – 2PM Friday Pay Rate: £12 per hour The Role: Final inspection to…

Manufacturing and Production

Job Title: Bench Hand Joiner Shift: 7:30am – 4pm (Monday to Friday) Pay Rate: £12 – 16 per hour Location: LE11 Our Client is ooking for team players…

Manufacturing and Production

Job Title: Machine Fitter Shift: Monday – Thursday 07:45 – 17:00, Friday 07:45 – 12:30 Salary: £25,000 – £37,000 (Dependent on Experience) Location: Leicestershire, LE8 The Role: The…

Engineering

Job Role: CAD/CAM Programmer Pay: Up to £20 per hour Working Hours: Mon – Thus (7:30am – 4:30pm), Fri (7:30am – 12:30pm) Job Type: Full Time /…

Manufacturing and Production

Job Title: Buyer Location: Northampton Salary: £27,000 The Role: A precision manufacturer that continues to grow and invest is looking for a buyer to carry out multiple functions.…

Manufacturing and Production

Job title: Sheet Metal Worker Location: Coventry Working hours: Mon-Thurs 8am-5:30pm and Fri 8am -3.30pm Pay: from £10p/hr – £15hr (depending on experience) The role: We are currently…

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