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Operations Manager
An industry-leading Distribution business, boasting an enviable client base within the retail distribution & e-commerce sectors are looking to expand their prestigious management team with the addition of a new Operations Manager. Those serious about this opportunity will have recognisable experience as an Operations Manager within a 3PL or Retail Distribution Logistics business - ideally with an in-depth understanding of E-Commerce within a distribution environment. The Candidate:As the successful Operations Manager you are likely to have significant experience in the following areas: WMS or WMS ImplementationsProcess Improvement experienceManaging customer dedicated operations to agreed KPIsPeople managementTeam development and growthProducing business operating plans in cooperation with senior management teams You should also possess the following:ILM Management Level 3 or equivalentHighly numerate and literate with excellent IT skills, specifically within the Microsoft platformFull clean driving licence About Precision RecruitmentThis Operations Manager role is posted by Precision Recruitment, specialists in Engineering, Technical, Construction and Sales Recruitment. Operating in our tenth year, we have placed hundreds of logistics professionals in fantastic new roles. We have many logistics roles nationally so get in touch today. Interested? To apply for the Operations Manager Position, here are your two options: 1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Click "apply now" AND Call now to talk through your experience. Ask for Chantelle on 0116 254 5411 between 08:00 - 17:30 2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to be get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know. Precision are committed to keeping our candidates informed and offer a guaranteed response within 7 days when applying through the application system Ref: 18283 Operations Manager Find out more
Field Service Engineer
Field Service Engineer (Midlands)£23,000 to £26,000 Company Van Tools Phone Laptop Fuel Card Pension Medical Cover 20 Days Holiday The Role My client are looking to recruit a field service engineer covering the Midlands and surrounding areas to install, service & repair of fast food drive thru systems. The Company A global digital transformation company working with world leading brands in the restaurant & retail industries transforming the way customers interact with their business. ResponsibilitiesInstallation of fast food Drive Thru Systems, running cables, installing communication systemsService and repair if digital kiosk systems (Usually swapping out screens on components)Diagnosing and repair of EPOS/Desktop SystemsMainly covering the Midlands, but also having the flexibility to travel nation wide when neededYou will be required to spend the occasional night away from homeThe right personInstallation & Service BackgroundEpos/Desktop repair experienceIdeally hold a CSCS card, working at height, able to lift heavy loadsExperience using hand tool, SDS Drill, GrinderMax of 6 point on your license Interested? Here are your three options: 1. "This is the job for me, I meet all the requirements" - Call now and let's talk through your experience. Ask for Mike Morris on 0116 254 5411 between 8.30am - 5.30pm2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure about some of the detail" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and come back to you.3. "I'm interested but need to know more about what this job can offer me" - email with your CV and questions and I will reply with more detail. Precision are committed to keeping our candidates informed and offer a guaranteed response within 7 days when applying through the application system. About Precision This Field Service Engineer vacancy is posted by Precision Recruitment, specialists in Engineering, Technical, Construction and Sales Recruitment. Operating since 2004, we have placed hundreds of engineers in fantastic new roles. Precision cover the whole spectrum of engineering roles from Welders, Fabricators, CNC Machinists, Panel Wireman up to Production Managers. Find out more
Electrical Wirer
PANEL WIRER ELECTRICAL FITTER / ELECTRICIANASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH - LE65IMMEDIATE STARTPAY UP TO £12.70 PHEXCELLENT OVERTIME RATES AFTER 37 HOURSFREE ONSITE PARKING3-6 MONTH CONTRACT Duties vary but include the below:- Working on vehicle conversions- Electrical installation work- Crimping, looming and electrical assembly- Wiring and cabling- Working from schematics- Using various types of hand-tools to produce the required units- Working independently and as part of a team- Day Shifts, 37 hours standard- After 6 months you may be eligible for a quarterly bonus- PAYE and Ltd Company and Umbrella rates available Minimum Skills / Experience Required:- Electrical wiring experience essential- Qualifications not essential- You will be an Electrician, Electrical Fitter or Panel Wirer- Cabling and looming experience- Able to work from schematics- Skilled in the use of hand and air tools- Must be physically fit as the work will involve manual handling and standing for long periods of time- Must be able to commute to LE65 area The Package:- A competitive hourly rate of up to £12.70 Ltd for a standard day shift- Excellent overtime rates after 37 hours- 3-6 month contract initially- Excellent work environment- Free onsite parking Interested? To apply for this Electrician position, here are your two options: 1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let's talk through your experience. Ask for Dan Henderson on 0116 254 5411 between 8.30am - 5.30pm. 2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know Precision are committed to keeping our candidates informed and aim to give you a response within 7 days when applying through the application system About PrecisionThis Electrical Fitting vacancy is posted by Precision Recruitment, specialists in Engineering, Technical, Construction and Sales Recruitment. Operating since 2004, we have placed hundreds of engineers in fantastic new roles. Precision cover the whole spectrum of engineering roles from Welders, Fabricators, CNC Machinists, Panel Wireman up to Production Managers Find out more
Quality Technician
QUALITY TECHNICIANOFFICE BASED ROLEENGINEERING INDUSTRYDAY SHIFTS - FLEXIBLE HOURSSOMERCOTES - DE55PAY UP TO £13.95 PER HOURFREE ONSITE PARKINGLONG-TERM CONTRACT ROLE Are you an experienced Quality Technician or Quality Engineer, looking for immediate work? If so, my Derbyshire based client have an opportunity for you to work in their Quality office on a variety of projects, initially on an ongoing contract basis , expected to be at least 6 months. The Role:- To ensure the company maintains a Quality Management System (QMS) that satisfies their minimum requirements- To carry out internal audits to ensure continued compliance with the established procedures- To carry out external audits of subcontractors- Maintaining, administrating and updating quality procedures- Continuously monitor non-conformance and introduce corrective actions- Ensure at all times that the company satisfies customer approval and airworthiness regulations, and that these are actively controlled- Produce monthly reports showing customer returns, rework, scrap, quality improvement reports etc- Day Shifts, Monday to Friday 08.45 to 17.00, however these are flexible- 37.5 hours per week Minimum Skills / Experience Required:- Background as a Quality Technician or Quality Engineer- Experienced in auditing and monitoring non-conformance- Engineering industry background would be beneficial but not essential- Strong administration and IT software skills- Must be able to commute to the Derby DE55 area The Package:- Initially a contract role, expected to be at least 6 months- Excellent pay rate of £13.95 per hour- Day Shifts, Monday to Friday 08.45 to 17.00, however these are flexible- 37.5 hours per week- Some additional perks to be discussed at interview stage- Free onsite parking If you are interested in this Quality Technician role please click 'apply now' to send your application to Dan Henderson @ Precision Recruitment About PrecisionThis Quality Engineer vacancy is posted by Precision Recruitment, specialists in Engineering, Technical, Construction and Sales Recruitment. Operating since 2004, we have placed hundreds of engineers in fantastic new roles. Precision cover the whole spectrum of engineering roles from Welders, Fabricators, CNC Machinists, Panel Wireman up to Production Managers Find out more
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Engaging with today’s talent to create tomorrow’s success.

We grow our clients' businesses by finding them amazing talent. Based in the Midlands, we have been growing since 2004 and have clients in the UK, Europe. Precision People is a specialist search, recruitment and consultancy services organisation, focussed on providing a range of recruitment and people solutions and managed services to a wide spectrum of industry sectors, for client organisations nationwide and beyond. 

Our specialist agents have worked in your industry and been on the other end of the process. This means we have engineering recruitment consultants with many years’ experience actually working in diverse engineering environments, technical recruitment consultants who have managed complex design projects, as well as executive search professionals who specialise in areas such as manufacturing and logistics.

By applying unique rigorous selection techniques, we minimise your risk dramatically. 

Tracking down the best candidates is our key focus, and not just those searching for a position when you engage our services.

Ours is a culture of trust - we won't let you down.

70% of our new business comes from client referrals.


Our core values


   Precision People Values - Listen     




A dynamic talent management and executive search consultancy that provides an integral link between the directors of growing businesses and high achieving candidates. Combining in-depth industry knowledge with the latest in talent resourcing and search methods. 


Our team is comprised of specialist recruiters who know their industry inside out, ensuring a deep understanding of the specific skills and experience candidates need in order to fill the unique requirements of your vacancy whether temporary, contract or permanent. 


Learn how to seek, hire and retain amazing talent. The people part of your business is probably where you spend most of your time dealing with difficult situations and having the most headaches. If you want to grow your business, why not hire us to help you?

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  • As an engineering recruitment agency, we are always looking for new and innovative ways to adapt our approach so that we can secure the right fit for our candidates. In most markets, there are ever-evolving practices that incorporate changing technologies, laws and social parameters and to stay ahead of the competition agencies like ours must adapt to these. So, what are the top 3 recruitment trends of 2018 that our engineering recruitment agency and employers should be considering this year?

    Skills Driving Salaries

    Over the recent years, average salaries have flatlined. However, this is predicted to change due to inflation coupled with current extremely high employment rates. Good news for engineers; the biggest rise is expected in the qualified and technical markets! But with Brexit uncertainty and a weakened pound to contend with, comes a reduction in the supply of labour in the industry, so if you’re struggling to attract talent, you’ll need to be ready to increase your offerings to secure the best candidates.

    New Jobs – New Way of Thinking

    Increasing specialisation in engineering markets, new job titles pop up and our engineering recruitment consultancy must use different approaches to secure the best people. With these new titles comes new tools and channels within the market at an almost daily rate, so it’s important to understand what actually works. By staying in the know with moving markets and adapting thought processes to hiring and retaining staff, employers and recruiters alike can keep up with the changing times and use this to influence their candidate selections.

    Technology Needs Talent

    With technology advancing at a jaw-dropping pace, it’s not uncommon for employers, candidates and recruiters to worry about how intelligent machinery could impact their respective industries- especially engineering firms. As machine capabilities grow, to reap the benefits of them one thing is for sure, human intelligence is still a must. As with the above, new job titles will be created for those manning such technology so ensuring your candidates are technologically adept and forward thinking, as well as reassuring them of their value, is vital in retaining strong staff.

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  • Senior Recruitment consultant Natalie Chapman, who specialises in placing Sales & Management talent into the Construction and Building products sector, this week, celebrated 10 years at Precision People.

    To mark the occasion, Natalie was presented with a card signed by all the team, a personalised cake, balloons and a gift, whilst everyone celebrated with a glass of fizz and listened to Recruitment Director Phil give a heartfelt speech of his first memories of Natalie, joining Precision when their were five members of staff and based on Western Boulevard in 2007.


    Precision is now based on the Meridian Business Park with over twenty five staff and growing.

    Natalie commented on her ten year’s service:

    “I am sure all my fellow recruiters in Leicester will agree, reaching ten years at one company is something very rare in our industry, and something to be celebrated.

    I can honestly say that year on year I have grown as a consultant, learning new skills and most importantly, how to recruit using all the tools available and best practice to add value to our candidate and client relationships."

    Recruitment Director, Phil Walker commented:

    “Nat joined Precision when we were just finding our feet as a business and has been on the long and hard journey of Precision becoming a multi million pound turnover business. It's rare for a person to stay so long in an industry known for job hopping but, Nat has always fitted the culture of hard work, putting the right people in the right seats and for the right reasons. The team at Precision look up to Nat as one of the most committed to doing a fantastic job of being a recruiter, as well as being continually highest achieving.”

    Natalie concluded:-

    "As a company, we use proven processes to make sure we ‘get it right’. We listen to our client’s needs before offering them a solution. The same applies with our candidates, we understand their drivers and what they want from their next move. This is one of the many factors why I have worked at Precision for ten years.

    Personally, I feel that Precision People has allowed me to give my two daughters the life I have always hoped for. I would like to say a big thank you to Precision for making me look forward to Mondays every week for the last 10 years!”

    Precision People are currently seeking to hire a Logistics and Supply chain recruitment consultant and a Recruitment Consultant for the Construction & Building Products market to join our amazing team of over twenty five talented people. Please contact Natalie Chapman, Recruitment Co-ordinator on 0116 254 5411 or email

    Click here to learn more about joining our team of amazing talent.

    Notes to Editors:

    Precision People is an established specialist Recruitment business providing recruitment services in three key areas under three sub brands;-

    Precision Search - specialising in management and director level search within the manufacturing and logistics sectors.

    Precision Recruitment, specialising in engineering, technical construction and sales roles across the UK.

    Precision Consultancy - bespoke recruitment training packages for businesses to improve their return on investment before or after hiring talent.

    Founded by Director Phil Walker in 2004, the growing team of twenty five itself on it’s passion and integrity to listen to its clients and deliver tailor made solutions.

    Precision People is based on the Meridian Business Park near the M1 Junction 21 in Leicester and operates nationwide and also in the US. Precision People are Members of Apsco (Association of Professional Staffing Companies) and were finalists in 2009 and 2014 in the Leicester Mercury Business Awards.

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  • Precision People is delighted to announce a new charity partnership with the fantastic Rainbows Children’s Hospice after a company vote was held. Precision People joins the charity’s business club who's other members include Next, Intelligent Energy and Available Car.

    The charity provides the only East-Midland’s hospice for children and young people, providing life-limited children and their families care and support. Rainbows incredible team of people helps relieve

    symptoms, improve the quality of life, support parents and siblings through their bereavements, and care for children until the end.

     Tom Stanyard, Corporate Partnership Fundraiser commented:-

     “We’re delighted that Precision has chosen to support Rainbows and everyone is really looking forward to working with the team. With only a little-guaranteed funding each year we’re almost entirely reliant on supporters like Precision, who help make sure that Rainbows is here for life-limited children, young people and their families across the East Midlands that we provide vital care and support for.”

    Jo Walker, Marketing Director commented:-

    "The Precision team voted to support local charity Rainbow's this year. We're hoping to raise lots of money by giving £10 for every candidate we place in a new permanent job plus also getting involved in extra fundraising days throughout the year including the 5K family Bubblerush in September. Rainbow's carry out amazing work for life-limited children and we're proud to help."

     To find out more about Rainbows and the fantastic work that they do, please click here.

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  • ....even if you don't 'get' what Employee Engagement is.

    What actually is Employee Engagement anyway?

    Whether youe an Engineering Director who fullys understands the concept of employee engagement or think you simply just don't have time for it whilst running a busy engineering firm, either way, Employee Engagement is a term used increasingly within not only large business but also SME's.

    In a nutshell, it: "is a workplace approach resulting in the right conditions for all members of an organisation to give of their best each day, committed to their organisation's goals and values, motivated to contribute to organisational success, with an enhanced sense of their own well-being."* 

    Here are 13 tips you can implement to increase your staff's happiness. 

    1. Clarifying goals and objectives from the outset with each staff member is imperative. If they understand what their job role is, they will be far happier. A lot of employee dissatisfaction comes from not clearly defining what each person's role is and what duties fall within their role.

    2. Why not hold a weekly meeting promoting the biggest achievements of the week? If this is tricky timewise, send an email to everyone at the end of the week. This will inform the staff of the highs of the week, ready to start work on Monday from a positive angle. 

    3. Social events are a great way for staff to interact and build relationships outside of the shop floor in a more relaxed environment. Whether it's a quick drink after work each month on pay day, to lunches with the Managers when targets are met, right through to big Christmas Parties, off-site events build stronger teams and people in different departments get to interact when they otherwise may not outside of the working environment.

    'Fuel motivation and have an employee of the month'

    4. Have an 'employee of the month' and get everyone to vote for their colleagues. Give the winner a certificate and a prize and announce it in front of the teams. People like to be recognised for a doing a great job in front of their peers whilst fueling motivation.

    5. Extra day's off, duvet days, or afternoon's off. Whatever your business calls them - being able to earn an extra day off is a fantastic incentive which will vastly appeal to some staff. Plus you have the added bonus it doesn't cost your business any cash. Letting staff have their birthday off ( or maybe the day after, if they like to celebrate) is a thoughtful gesture.

    'Encourage an open door policy - or maybe an anonymous suggestion box'

    6. Create an environment where you encourage people to speak up and know that they will not be judged or criticised. By having an open door policy staff are more likely to speak their mind and who knows, some fantastic ideas may come from them.

    7. Encourage health, fitness and good eating habits in the workplace. This can be small gestures from providing fresh fruit for staff to have access to throughout the day, fresh filtered water, to gym memberships. If you can't stretch to whole gym memberships perhaps talk to a local gym and agree on a group discount?

    8. Being mindful of staff and their stress levels are also increasingly important. Organise a meditation group or bring in massage therapists for the afternoon, are all gestures that could reduce your staff's anxiety and keep stress levels to a minimum.

    9. Celebrate work anniversaries - 'Jim, you've been here how long? Congratulations here's a bottle of bubbly." Also looks great posted on your social media pages too.

    'Support a local charity'

    10. Nominate a local charity and come up with ideas of how you can support them by raising funds. Perhaps choose a local charity that you can build a relationship with. A local homeless charity, food bank or hospice. Ask staff to vote for a charity they feel they would like to support.

    11. Arrange for an ice-cream van to turn up at your premises - who doesn't love ice-cream?

    12.Holding an awards night is a fantastic way to recognise staff for their efforts throughout the year. You can be creative with the categories as you like and even get your staff to vote for each other. You can hold it at your place of work or go all out and hire somewhere and turn it into a real party!

    13. Simply saying 'Thank you' sounds obvious but goes along way. Saying thank you for a job well done should never be underestimated.

    Keeping your employees engaged is key to a content and productive workforce where ideas thrive and staff are genuinely happy in their work environment.

    If you would like more information on Employee Engagement contact Precision Consultancy on 0116 254 5411 or email 

     * Source: Engage for Success

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