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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Admin & Secretarial

Job Title: Senior Administrator Location: Leicester Salary: £21,000 An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Administrator to work on behalf of one of our clients who are…

Manufacturing and Production

Job Title: Universal Grinder Location: Leicestershire Salary: From £13 per hour Shift: 7:30 AM – 16:30 PM The Role: Our client in currently looking for a Universal Grinder…

Manufacturing and Production

  • £14.00–£14.00/hour
  • Leicestershire
  • Welder / Fabricator
Job description Role: Welder Fabricator Location: Leicester Salary: £14.00 per hour The Role We are working with a manufacturing client in the Leicester area looking for a Welder…

Manufacturing and Production

Quality Inspector Job Role: Quality Inspector (Precision Components) Location: Coventry (CV1) Working Hours: Day Shift Pay: £13 per hour The Role A role has become available for a…

Manufacturing and Production

Universal Grinder Job Role: Universal Grinder Location: Coventry (CV1) Working Hours: Day Shift Pay: £13 per hour The Role A role has become available for a Universal Grinder…

Accountancy

Job Title: Accounts Administrator Location: Nottingham Salary: £22,000-£24,000 Type: Full time, Permanent Overview Our Client develops smart building sensor technology for businesses to monitor their buildings, facilities,…

Accountancy

Title: Payroll Co-ordinator Location: Leicester Salary: £Negotiatable dependent upon experience Type: Full-time, Permanent Optima UK are recruiting on behalf of an innovative company that specialises in improving businesses…

Aerospace

  • £23,000–£25,000
  • Glasgow
  • Electrical Technician
Electrical Technician Position type: Full-time Location: Cumbernauld, Scotland Salary: £25,000.00 p/a About the Role The client is looking for an experienced Electrical Technician to assist in their vehicle…

Manufacturing and Production

Job Title: Production Operator. Location: Leicestershire. Salary: £10 per hour. Shift: Monday – Friday (07:30 AM – 16:00 PM). The Role: As a Production Operative you will be…

Manufacturing and Production

MIG/TIG Welder Job Role: MIG Welder Location: Welshpool Working Hours: Day/Night Pay: Up to £20 The Role We have an exciting opportunity for a MIG/TIG Welder to join…

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