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Why Precision People?

We grow our clients' businesses by finding them amazing talent. Based in the Midlands, we have been growing since 2004 and have clients all over the UK and Europe.

Precision People is a specialist search, recruitment and consultancy services organisation, focussed on providing a range of recruitment and people solutions, to a wide spectrum of industry sectors, for client organisations nationwide and beyond.

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Mechanical Fitter
Mechanical Fitter Lutterworth - LE17£22-£24 per hour - Depending on experience Shifts - 7:00-3:30 - Monday to Thursday, early finish Friday  Are you a skilled Mechanical Fitter with a background in Automation? If yes, read on…. My client is an established firm in the Engineering manufacturing sector, based in Lutterworth and commutable from Coventry, Birmingham and Leicestershire. They are currently looking for a skilled Mechanical Fitter to build Sub Assemblies for special purpose machinery. The Role - Mechanical Fitter:- Creating sub assemblies- Reading 2D and 3D drawings- Use of threading machines- Use of hand tools and Air tools- Completing build before inspectionMinimum Skills / Experience Required - Mechanical Fitter:- Experience of Automated Machinery Build- Robotics experience- Special Purpose Machinery Build- Mechanically minded- C&G in engineering an advantage- Able to commute to the LE17 area The Package - Mechanical Fitter:- £22-£24 per hour - On going contract- Overtime Available About Precision PeoplePrecision People is a leading recruitment agency that specialises in sourcing top talent for Engineering, Technical, Sales and Senior Management roles across a wide range of industries. With a focus on precision and quality, their team of expert recruiters works tirelessly to match the best candidates with the right employers, ensuring that both parties benefit from a successful partnership.Precision People has the expertise and resources to help you find the perfect role. With a deep understanding of the industry and a commitment to excellence, they have built a reputation for delivering exceptional results and exceeding their candidates expectations.Interested? To apply for the Mechanical Fitter position, here are your two options:"This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for Betty Auty on 0116 254 5411 between 8.30am - 5.30pm."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.PPME Find out more
Structural Steel Fabricator
Steel Fabricator Permanent Opportunity Paying up to £15 per hour Permanent role based in Grantham commutable from Belton, Londonthorpe, Harlaxton and surrounding areas Our client is looking for an experienced structural steel fabricator to join their expanding team.Interviewing immediately39 Hours per week Monday - Friday Overtime paid at a premiumJOB PURPOSETo report to the fabrication SupervisorTo fabricate Heavy Steel. To read all engineering drawings  THE Fabricator CANDIDATE:Ability to Fabricate structural SteelHighly skilled apprentice trained fabricator who can read engineering drawings cope with varied jobs and materials.More than 3 years industry experience in fabricating Heavy gage steel Candidate should be able to work on their own initiative.Candidate should have a good attitude to work Interested? To apply for the Fabricator Role , here are your two options:"This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for Stacey Catterall on 0116 2545411 between 8am - 5pm or email outside of these hours."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: Fabricator INDTEMP Find out more
Welder/required Temporary Opportunity  Paying up to £15 per hour Paye or £19 umb or CIS This is a great opportunity for a Fabricator in Rugby commutable from Hinckley, Lutterworth, Nuneaton Coventry and surrounding areas Daytime shift 0700 - 1700 Mon to Friday The CompanyThe successful welder  will be working for a leading specialist who has an enviable reputation with its competitors Keeps a well run, clean and efficient shop floor and has a full order book for 2023 and able to offer unlimited overtime The CandidateThe successful welder will be a proactive and competent member of the fabrication team  Main responsibilities include:The MIG welding of  mild Steel Work may include: Reading engineering drawingMig Welding mild steel  Competencies- Minimum 3 years experience steel fabrication - Mig Welding mid to heavy gauge tools- The ability to read and understand technical drawings.- Flexibility and the ability to adapt to the organisation’s ever changing requirements are a priority.- Self motivated with a drive for results and continual improvement Interested? To apply for the welder 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 Sharon on 01162545411 between 0730- 5pm2. "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 Welder fabricatorINDTEMP Find out more
Principal Systems Engineer
Principal Systems Engineer Up to £70,000 starting salary Loughborough - LE11   Job Overview We are seeking an experienced Principal Systems Engineer with a background in either Automotive or Aerospace to be one of the technical leads in the development and implementation of complex systems projects within these industries. The Principal Systems Engineer will play a critical role in the design, development, testing, and deployment of systems within the automotive or aerospace industries, using Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and Design for Excellence (DfX) principles.   Responsibilities:Working within a team of systems engineers in the design, development, testing, and deployment of complex systems projects for applications ranging from small portable power devices to industrial power systemsDevelop system requirements, architectures, and designs that meet customer needs and requirements using MBSE and DfX tools and techniquesManage system integration, testing, and verification activities to ensure systems meet all requirementsDevelop and maintain project schedules, budgets, and technical plans within the automotive or aerospace industries, using MBSE and DfX tools and techniques to manage project complexity and ensure traceabilityParticipate in technical reviews and provide technical guidance to the team, using MBSE and DfX techniques to facilitate effective communication and collaborationCollaborate with cross-functional teams, including hardware and software engineers, program managers, and customers within the automotive or aerospace industries, using MBSE and DfX techniques to facilitate integration and collaboration across disciplines  Requirements for Principal Systems Engineer:Bachelor's degree in systems engineering or related field, master's degree preferredAt least 5 years of experience in systems engineering within the automotive or aerospace industries, including experience in leading and managing teamsExperience in the design, development, and deployment of complex systems within the automotive or aerospace industries, using MBSE and DfX principles and toolsProven track record in systems engineering of defining and delivering sub-systems and/or full productsStrong understanding of systems engineering principles and methodologiesExperience in system integration, testing, and verification using MBSE and DfX tools and techniquesExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsAbility to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously within the automotive or aerospace industriesRelevant industry certifications (INCOSE / IMechE / IET)  This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Systems Engineer to join a dynamic and growing company that values innovation, teamwork, and excellence. If you have a passion for systems engineering we encourage you to apply. 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 Shanice Vickers on 0116 4786969 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 -   PPDEL Find out more
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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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  • May 24, 2023

    In today's fast-paced world, finding the right talent is crucial for any organisation's success, especially when it comes to engineering projects. As an engineering recruitment agency specialising in contractor placements, we understand the challenges faced by employers seeking skilled professionals on a temporary basis. In this blog post, we'll  explore the benefits of partnering with our agency and how we can help you discover the perfect engineering contractors for your projects.

    Streamlined Candidate Selection Process: One of the key advantages of working with our recruitment agency is the streamlined candidate selection process. We have a vast network of talented engineering contractors who have been pre-screened and vetted to ensure their qualifications and expertise match your requirements. By leveraging our extensive database and industry knowledge, we can significantly reduce the time and effort spent on candidate sourcing, allowing you to focus on other critical aspects of your projects.

    Access to a Diverse Pool of Engineering Contractors: Every project is unique, and different engineering contractors bring various skill sets and experiences to the table. Our agency recognizes the importance of diversity and understands that a diverse team can bring fresh perspectives and innovative solutions to your projects. We maintain a diverse pool of engineering contractors, spanning various specializations, experience levels, and backgrounds, ensuring that we can find the perfect match for your specific needs.

    Flexibility and Cost-Efficiency. Contractor placements provide unparalleled flexibility to organizations, allowing them to scale their workforce based on project demands. Hiring engineering contractors through our agency gives you the flexibility to quickly ramp up or down as per your project requirements, without the long-term commitment associated with permanent hires. This approach not only optimizes your workforce but also provides a cost-effective solution, as you only pay for the contractor's services during the project duration.

    Expert Guidance and Support At our engineering recruitment agency, we pride ourselves on providing expert guidance and support throughout the contractor hiring process. Our team of experienced recruiters understands the engineering industry's nuances and can assist you in defining job requirements, evaluating candidates, and negotiating contracts. We strive to build strong relationships with our clients, ensuring clear communication and transparency at every step.

    Conclusion. Partnering with a specialised engineering recruitment agency for contractor placements can be a game-changer for employers seeking top engineering talent. By leveraging our streamlined selection process, access to diverse talent pools, flexibility, and expert guidance, you can unlock success and ensure the seamless execution of your engineering projects. Contact our agency today to embark on a journey of finding the perfect engineering contractors who will contribute to your organisation's growth and achievements.

    If you'd like to chat about your recruitment plans you can contact us here.

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  • May 23, 2023

    If you’re looking to succeed and grow as an organisation, you need to hire exceptional talent. As a business director, you may have expert knowledge of your specific sector – but this doesn’t necessarily mean you have the skills needed within the recruitment process. An effective hiring strategy should clearly outline the entire recruitment process, from assessment of required skills, through to interviewing and hiring. At Precision People, we can help to create a hiring strategy for your business that will provide you with a return on investment, and ultimately help you to find the right talent.


    Specialist Help with Your Hiring Strategy

    The first step to hiring the best candidates for your needs is to create an accurate job specification for the roles you wish to advertise – something which can be tricky to perfect. In some cases, businesses may set out to recruit for one type of role, but after reflecting with our experts, in fact require a candidate with a completely different skills set or employment background. This is just one of the reasons why consulting with recruitment specialists about your hiring strategy is important, in order to manage the process efficiently.


    Diagnostics & Bespoke Hiring Plans

    If your recruitment process needs streamlining, or you wish to create a hiring plan from scratch, our team at Precision will begin by carrying out a diagnostic review of current procedures. Completed at your workplace, this will take the form of an informal chat to get to know the ins and outs of your business, before a solution is presented to you. After consultation, we will work to deliver a collaborative & bespoke plan, tailored to your organisation’s goals and values, in addition to  providing support and feedback throughout.


    Contact Our Team

    For more information about how we can help you to develop a hiring process for your company, contact our specialist recruitment consultants today on 0116 254 5488, or email us at

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  • May 11, 2023

    Finding and securing talented leaders and executives in the jobs market can be difficult. In order to ensure the most effective hiring outcome for your organisation, using a recruitment agency with a large pool of talent is crucial. Executive search is one of our specialist types of recruitment here at Precision People, which is focused on attracting executive and senior management candidates to businesses from a variety of sectors.


    Why Executive Search is Important

    Within each and every business, your employees play a vital part in your performance and growth -which is why finding the best talent for important roles should be high on your agenda. The hiring of an exceptional management candidate can launch your business into new spheres, and can lead to improved growth and sustainability for the long term. Using an executive search and recruitment agency will ensure that you have the optimum chance of finding the best senior talent to fit your organisation.


    Experienced Recruitment Consultants

    Here at Precision People, we aim to provide an integral link between growing businesses and high achieving candidates, with our executive search consultancy. To ensure that our clients are able to attract talent with the highest potential, we put emphasis on understanding how candidates will meet the objectives of a business. The wealth of knowledge that our experienced recruitment consultants have means that we are dedicated to finding the most talented individuals that meet your specific needs, regardless of your criteria.


    Contact Our Executive Search Consultants

    If you’re looking to begin your search for senior managers within your business, don’t hesitate to speak to our team at Precision today.

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  • May 03, 2023

    The manufacturing industry is in a constant state of flux, adapting to new technologies and
    trends that shape the future.

    The UK currently stands as the ninth largest manufacturing nation in the world and as of
    2022 the UK manufacturing sector:

    • Employed 2.5 million people,
    • Had an average annual income of £35,277
    • Accounts for 51% of total exports

    As manufacturing is continually growing and innovating with new technologies and machine
    processes, new competencies, skill sets and even new positions, roles and titles are creating
    huge operational success for disruptive manufacturing companies.

    What are the manufacturing jobs and skills to consider adding to your teams for
    success in the coming year?

    Considering the innovations in the sector, it is important stay on top of the latest in-demand
    manufacturing skills and the roles that are creating real change for your competitors to
    future-proof your organisation.

    Electronics Engineers

    Electronics engineering contributes to the creation and production of advanced electronic
    systems and devices. Organisations which hire electronic engineers benefit from their
    involvement in innovative and dynamic projects, from state-of-the-art defence contracts to
    the development of next-generation infrastructure networks.

    Career Smart reports that approximately 37,500 electronics engineers were employed in the
    UK in 2021, with projections to rise to over 39,000 by 2027.

    Salary and Career Progression

    • Average salary: £50,579 per year
    • Senior electronics engineers: £70,000
    • Highly skilled and experienced professionals: potentially exceeding £100,000

    This growing demand underscores the necessity for organisations to build competitive
    recruitment strategies to attract professionals who are current with emerging trends and
    technologies, such as microelectronics and nanotechnology.

    Mechanical Engineering
    Mechanical engineering is a multifaceted discipline with plenty of applications in the
    manufacturing industry, from clothing manufacturing to smartphone app development.

    Professionals with a background in mechanical engineering offer a broad range of
    knowledge and transferable skills that contribute to increased productivity and growth

    Popular mechanical engineering fields include:

    • Computer applications
    • Design and manufacturing
    • Robotics and artificial intelligence

    Salary and career progression:

    • Average salary: £47,971
    • Senior level salaries: £60,000+

    Mechanical engineers are in high demand worldwide, and digitisation is rapidly changing the
    profession. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing the way engineers
    develop and design equipment, able to accelerate the design process and make accurate


    CNC Operator, Machinist & Programmers

    Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining has revolutionised the manufacturing
    industry, enabling precise and efficient production processes. Understanding the roles of
    machinists, operators and programmers is essential to stay competitive in this dynamic field.

    • CNC Operator

    CNC operators are entry-level professionals responsible for loading stock material and
    managing machining processes. They ensure CNC machining aligns with specifications,
    guaranteeing end products meet requirements.

    • CNC Machinist

    CNC machinists produce machine parts following established parameters and specifications.
    They calibrate machines to maintain optimal operational levels, benefiting manufacturing
    organisations by ensuring high-quality output. Additionally, they collaborate with other
    industrial machinery like grinders, borers, hydraulic presses, and cranes.

    • CNC Programmer

    A CNC programmer generates the instructions for a CNC machine to create specific
    products by working with blueprints or models and writing code. These computer-controlled
    machines follow precise instructions for cutting and shaping materials, making CNC
    programming a specialised form of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM).
    Salary and career progression:

    • Average CNC operator salary: 27,300
    • Average CNC machinist salary: 28,498
    • Average CNC programmer salary: £30,000

    There are many innovations to watch in this space, including the growing use of virtual and
    augmented reality as well as robotics, creating many new in-demand skills. As these trends

    shape the future of machining, we can expect the manufacturing sector to benefit from
    increasingly more advanced processes and products.


    Product Management

    As industry 4.0 continues to evolve the manufacturing industry, the need for quality and
    competent product managers is higher than ever as companies are driving for better
    streamlined processes and workflows.
    Product managers in manufacturing are expected to optimise production processes, control
    costs, and maintain a competitive edge, while overseeing product and process design to
    meet both client and industry requirements.

    What are the "five M's" of production management?

    • Management: Effective people management to ensure optimal workforce
    • performance
    • Machines: Selection and control of equipment and technology in the production
    • process
    • Methods: Implementing efficient production procedures and adapting to changing
    • needs
    • Materials: Streamlining the flow of resources and information throughout the
    • production cycle
    • Money: Balancing financial resources and asset utilisation for optimal returns

    Salary and career progression:

    • Average entry level salary: £25,000-£39,000
    • Median project manager salary: £50,000 a year
    • Experienced product manager salary: £70,000+

    Product managers with manufacturing jobs require a balance of technical expertise,
    analytical capabilities, and strong leadership skills.

    Highly-skilled product managers are fundamental to the evolution of the manufacturing
    sector and organisations should keep an eye on the skills and trends in this evolving talent
    market to ensure they have the right talent for their innovation initiatives.


    Guarantee success by staying ahead of the manufacturing talent curve

    Organisations striving for success in the manufacturing industry must prioritise building
    competitive recruitment strategies to attract and retain top talent with the latest
    manufacturing skills.

    Precision People is a specialist search, recruitment, and consultancy services organisation
    focussed on providing a range of recruitment and people solutions for manufacturing
    organisations nationwide and beyond.

    Get in touch today to build your manufacturing recruitment strategy.

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