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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, along with our manufacturing and operational knowledge and experience enabling us to add real value with product and process knowledge and allowing us to source the best talent to fit your team.

Optima Manufacturing Division supports manufacturing businesses locally, nationally and internationally and finds the best people for their teams. Our key expertise lies in the industries of Aerospace, Automotive, Rail, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, FMCG and Construction.

We are experienced in placing temporary and permanent staff in roles including, but not exclusive to; CNC Millers & Turners | MIG & TIG Welders | Fabricators | Machine Operatives | Press Brake | Mechanical Assemblers | Multi-Skilled Machine Engineers | Panel Wirers | Linishers | Fettlers | Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineers | Fitters | Injection Moulders | Extrusion Operatives.

When you are looking for Manufacturing staff at any level within your business you’ll want to be confident you are talking to a recruitment professional that understands both the Manufacturing 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.

WHY WORK WITH OPTIMA?

  • We are a team of seasoned Manufacturing recruitment professionals, with real practical know-how and up to date market knowledge of the sector they recruit for.
  • Our clients come back! With a high client retention rate, we work in partnership with our clients, proving a critical business friend.
  • Our Manufacturing consultants don’t work in isolation, they are part of a wider team giving them access to an extensive network of skills sets and industries.
  • We rigorously match the skills of each candidate with the specific requirements of your business or industry.
  • We focus on matching against your culture, performance and behaviour expectations, only sending you candidates that are a fit for you.
  • We make ourselves available for review meetings and can be on site as required, ensuring you are fully supported and informed throughout the recruitment process.
  • We have the ability to upscale with our ‘Rapid Response Team’ who provide additional support at times of client priority peaks.
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Applications Engineer

Job Title: Design & Applications Engineer Location: Leicester/Hybrid Salary: Up to £36,000 p/annum (DOE) Full Time/Permanent Bonus scheme Opportunity for hybrid working (up to 2 days working from

Project Civil Engineer

Job Title: Project Civil Engineer Location: Northampton Salary: £33,000 – £40,000 per annum Full time/Permanent Benefits Hybrid working policy Bonus scheme Company sick pay Wellbeing Employee Assistance Programme

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Job Role: Electrical Maintenance Engineer Location: Wolverhampton (WV10) Salary: £33,526 Working hours: Monday – Thursday: Morning shift 06:00 – 14:00, Afternoons 13:30 – 21:30, 10 min paid break…

Senior Civil Engineer

Job Title: Senior Civil Engineer Location: Leicester Salary: £38,000 – £48,000 per annum Full time/Permanent Benefits Hybrid working policy Bonus scheme Company sick pay Wellbeing Employee Assistance Programme

Trainee Welder

Job title: Trainee MIG Welder Location: Leicestershire, LE9 Shift: Day shift Hourly rate: £11 – 12 per hour The Role A role for a trainee MIG Welder has…

CNC MILLER SETTER/OPERATOR

CNC MILLER SETTER/OPERATOR NIGHT SHIFT An opportunity has become available to work for a successful engineering business as a CNC Miller Setter/Operator machinist in order to produce components…

Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager Lutterworth Permanent Full time role £30,000 – £40,000 pa Benefits of the Marketing Manager: 31 days holiday (including bank holidays), pension scheme, car parking. We are…

Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager Litchfield (hybrid work available) Fixed Term Contract – 18 months Full time role with flexible working £competitive salary Benefits of the Marketing Manager: 33 days holiday…

Senior Structural Engineer

Job Title: Senior Structural Engineer Location: Leicester Salary: £40,000 – £58,000 per annum Full time/Permanent Benefits Hybrid working policy Bonus scheme Company sick pay Wellbeing Employee Assistance Programme

Project Planner

Comau – Rugby (CV22) Job Role: Project Planner Location: Project in Rugby till August, then Halewood Salary: £15-25Ph – Umbrella Working hours: 40 Hour Week Job Type: 12…