Our Service

At Optima our Professional Services team is focused specifically on sourcing temporary and permanent office-based functions within the commercial market place, specifically focusing across the following sectors; Manufacturing, Retail, FMCG, Utilities, Legal, IT/Tech/Data, Logistics, Financial Services and the Public Sector.  We recruit at all levels from office junior to C-suite, covering temporary/interim roles and permanent placements.

Giving you Peace of Mind

  • We are a team of seasoned professionals, with real practical experience and up to date market knowledge in the sectors we recruit for.
  • We have high internal staff retention rates so you receive a consistent, seamless and efficient staff resourcing service.
  • Our clients come back! With a high client retention rate, we work in partnership with our clients, proving a critical business friend.
  • Our Professional Services 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 have the ability to up-scale with our ‘Rapid Response Team’, who provide additional support at times of client priority peaks.
  • We hold regular review meetings and are available on client sites as required, as well as having our own on-site facilities for interviews, etc.
  • For us it’s not about numbers, but about understanding your business and delivering quality.

When you’re looking for your next office professional, you’ll want to be confident you are talking to someone that understands both your business and the job role inside out. 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. Working with local and national companies, we can tailor our service to suit your needs, be it a large scale recruitment project or the sourcing of one or more business specialists.


We undertake a rigorous skills-matching exercise that cross-matches the skills of each candidate with the specific requirements of your business. Not only this, we also ensure that we are matching against your culture, performance and behaviour expectations.


Traditional methods of recruiting are often overlooked in recruitment, but we see it as one of the best methods to assess a candidates’ suitability.


You will want to understand how a candidate would approach a specific process within your business. That’s why for certain roles we will use a technical reasoning test to assess a candidate’s suitability.


Competency based interviews allow us to predict future behaviour as a good basis and allow us to assess for key competencies including: Teamwork | Decision making | Leadership | Problem solving | Communication.


We have run Assessment Centres for a wide range of corporate clients and can run them completely or provide input for your own teams to run.

Manufacturing and Production

  • £9.00–£9.50/hour
  • Leicestershire
  • Trainee CNC Router/Laser Operator
Job Title: Trainee CNC Router/Laser Operator Location: Leicester, LE4 Salary: National Minimum Wage Shift: 6AM – 2:30PM OR 1:30PM – 10PM (Training on 7AM – 3:30PM for 13

Manufacturing and Production

  • £9.00–£9.50/hour
  • Leicestershire
  • Trainee Press Brake Operator
Job Title: Trainee Press Brake Operator Shift: 7AM – 3:30PM Location: LE4 Hourly Rate: National Minimum Wage Our client is looking for a Trainee Press Brake Operator to…

Manufacturing and Production

Job Role: Quality Inspector Location: Leicestershire Shift: Rotating Shift Pay Rate: £12 per hour The Role: Final inspection to customer requirements on all batches including visual inspection, first…

Manufacturing and Production

CNC Turner Setter/Operator Job role: CNC Turner Location: Northampton Working hours: Day/Night Shift Pay: £12- £16.50 per hour The Role A job has become available for a CNC…

Manufacturing and Production

MIG welder Fabricator (Structural Industry) Leicester Day £12.00 – £14.50 P/ hr The Role: Thick gauge MIG welder Fabricator required for this well-established engineering company based in Leicester.…

Manufacturing and Production

  • £11.50–£12.50/hour
  • Leicestershire
  • Powder Coater
Our client is a point of sale display equipment manufacturer located in LE12. They are looking for Powder Coaters who are able to work 3 x 12 hour…

Human Resources & Personnel

Job Title: Wellbeing Coach Job Purpose As a Wellbeing Coach you will help people develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage their own health and wellbeing. As…


Job Title: Fitter Salary: £11.71 per hour Shifts: Days 7.45am – 4.15pm (7.45am – 3.15pm on Friday) The Role This comapany is looking for a skilled Fitter to…


Job Title Plater/ Fabricator Location Nottingham Salary £11 – £14ph (Depending on experience) Working hours 7:15am to 4pm Mon to Thurs, early finish on a Friday The Role


  • £12.00–£13.00/hour
  • Derby, Derbyshire
  • MIG/TIG Welder Fabricator
MIG/TIG Welder Fabricator Derby Up to £13 per hour The Role A job for a MIG/TIG Welder Fabricator has become available in Derby. The position will require welding…