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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.


  • 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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Manufacturing and Production

  • £20,000–£20,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Manufacturing Storekeeper
Manufacturing Storekeeper Cumbernauld/Edinburgh Salary £20k + further qualifications funding and benefits Our client is seeing success in their field of Earth to Space manufacturing technology. In recognition of…


Job Title: Electrical Maintenance Engineer (Ref: 19332) Location: Trafford Park, Manchester Package: £35k – £37k (DOE) Job Type: Full time / Permanent (39.5 hours a week working on…


Job Title: Estimator-Administrator (Ref:19356) Location: Lutterworth Package: up to 28k (DOE) Job Type: Full time / Permanent The Role: A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Estimator – Administrator…


  • £24.00–£28.00/hour
  • Rugby, Warwickshire
  • Proposal & Estimating Support Engineer
Job Title: Proposal & Estimating Support Engineer (Ref:18817) Location: Ruby Package: up to £28p/h, 12-month contract The Role Summary The Proposal & Estimating Engineer supports the Proposal &…

Admin & Secretarial

Recruitment | Training | Business Advice & Consultancy Vacancy profile Job Title: PA to Managing Director Location: Tamworth Salary: £30,000 p/a Type: Full-time, permanent Our client is a…


Job Title: Quality Assurance Lead Technician (Ref:19377) Location: Market Harborough Package: £24k – £32k (DOE) Job Type: Full time / Permanent (Monday – Friday) The Role Reporting into…


Hardware Engineer/Designer Warwickshire Salary – up to £40k DOE Optima are currently recruiting for a Hardware Engineer to join a global business based in Rugby. Based at the…


Job Title: CAD / CAM Programmer (Ref: 16683) Location: Leicester Salary: up to £25,000 (Dependant on experience) Job type: Full time / Permanent (Monday to Thursday -7:30-16:45 /…


Job Title: Estimator / Production Engineer Location: Rugby Salary: £32,000 to £35,000 (Dependent on experience) The Role A brilliant opportunity to join growing company as an ‘Estimator /…


Job Title Field Service Engineer Location West Berkshire Package £35,000 – £42,000 / year – dependant on experience Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Mon – Fri (50hrs a week)…