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

Job Title: MIG Welder Fabricator Location Sutton-In-Ashfield Hours 39.5 hours per week – Temp to Perm with immediate start Salary Up to £11.50 P/ hr The Role Our…

Engineering

  • £12.00–£12.50/hour
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Plater/ Welder
Location: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire Position: Plater/ Welder Rate: Up to £12.50 P/ hr Day Shift Temp to perm The Role A skilled plater is required for an engineering company…

Manufacturing and Production

Job Title Bench Hand Joiner Location Leicestershire Salary: Negotiable Permanent Position The Role Our client is currently looking for a Bench Hand Joiner in Leicestershire (Hinckley). The role…

Manufacturing and Production

Universal Grinder Hinckley Up to £13 The Role: Operate machines and check product is to spec on universal grinding, centreless grinding, tub/ring grinding and surface grinding. Internal and…

Engineering

  • £12.00–£12.50/hour
  • Derbyshire
  • Plater
Plater Derbyshire Up to £12.50 P/hr Day Shift The Role A job for a Plater has become available in Derbyshire. The role will require you to work on…

Sales & Marketing

  • £19,000–£21,000
  • Leicestershire
  • Marketing Coordinator
Job Title Marketing Coordinator Location Leicester Salary Between £19,000 and £21,000 per annum The Role We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Coordinator to join our team…

Manufacturing and Production

  • £12.00–£15.00/hour
  • Leicestershire
  • Manual Miller/Toolmaker
Manual Miller/Toolmaker Leicester Up to £15/hr The Role We currently have a job for a Manual Miller and Toolmaker in Leicester. The position will be manufacturing jigs and…

Manufacturing and Production

  • £30,000–£40,000
  • Leicestershire
  • CNC Maintenance Engineer
CNC Maintenance Engineer Leicester The Role We are currently looking for an electrically biased Maintenance Engineer for a permanent role in Leicester. The role will involve fault finding…

Engineering

Laser Operator Leicester Night Shift Monday – Thursday 10:00PM – 6:00AM, Friday 8:00PM – 3:00AM £11.50 P/ hr The Role We are currently looking for a Laser Operator…

Recruitment Consultancy

Job Title Resourcing Consultant/Account Manager Location Leicester Salary Competitive The Role We have an exciting opportunity for a Resourcing Recruitment Consultant/Account Manager to join our growing team at…

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