Our Service

We take the time to immerse ourselves in your business and go to great lengths to ensure we understand your business strategy, culture and key success factors, so we can source the best talent to fit your team. At Optima our Engineering Division supports engineering businesses locally, nationally and internationally and finds the best people for their teams.

As well as active candidate sourcing we utilise passive approaches to seek out candidates who are not currently looking for roles, increasing opportunity by generating a bigger candidate pool and accessing the best selections. We leave no stone unturned in our search for you. Additionally, we always have an immediately available network of temporary/interim candidates with whom we have an in-depth knowledge and relationship with.


Engineering Sector Diversity

When you are looking to grow your technical capability, expand your engineering office capacity, or improve/underpin your engineering management team, you’ll want to be confident you are talking to a recruitment professional that understands both the Engineering industry and the job role inside out and back to front.
All recruitment businesses understand recruitment, but not all of them have the crucial and all-important industry specific experience that will add value to your business. That’s where our strength lies.


  • We are a team of seasoned engineers, industry leaders and recruitment professionals with real practical know-how and up to date market knowledge of the sector they recruit for.
  • We have high internal staff retention rates so you receive a consistent, seamless and efficient client and candidate relationship.
  • Our clients come back! With a high client retention rate, we aim to work in partnership with our clients and become a critical business friend.
  • Our Engineering consultants don’t work in isolation, they are part of wider team giving them access to an extensive network of skill sets and industries.
  • We have the ability to upscale with our ‘Rapid Response Team’ who provide additional support at times of client priority peaks.
  • On-site facilities for meetings, interviews, etc.
  • Regular review meetings and availability on site as required ensures you are fully supported and informed throughout the recruitment process.
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Forklift Driver (Counterbalance) Melton Mowbray £9.00- 9.50/hr Temp to Perm The Role An opportunity for a forklift driver (Counterbalance) / general operative has become available at a sheet…


  • £30,000–£35,000
  • Leicestershire
  • Mechanical Fitter
Role: Mechanical Fitter/ Machine Tool Fitter Location: Leicestershire Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum The Role We currently have a job for a skilled Mechanical Fitter or Machine…

Admin & Secretarial

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  • £35,000–£40,000
  • Leicestershire
  • Electrical Controls Engineer
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Manufacturing and Production

  • £50,000–£55,000
  • Derbyshire
  • Finance Manager
Job Title Finance Manager Location Derbyshire Salary Between £50,000 and £55,000 per annum The Role A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Qualified Accountant to be the Finance Manager…

Admin & Secretarial

Role: Import and Export Clerk Location: Coventry Salary: £22k P/A (DOE) The Role Our client based in Coventry are currently looking for an Import and Export Clerk, due…

Financial Services

Job Title Finance Administrator Location Leicester Salary £9.50 Per Hour (DOE) Are you an experienced Finance administrator, Finance Assistant or Administrator based in Leicester, or within commutable distance…


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  • £21,000–£25,000
  • Leicestershire
  • Sales Team Leader
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Job Title: Telesales Executive Location: Melton Mowbray Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + bonus Our prestigious customer is looking to recruit a highly motivated telesales professional to…