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Lift Engineer - Repairs
Lift Engineer - Minor & Major RepairsLift IndustryBournemouth Reporting to: Service ManagerSalary: £38,000 (DOE) Call-out Benefits If you are a proven Lift Engineer, Lift Repair Engineer, Lift Service Engineer, Lift Service & Repair Engineer - we want to hear from you! The Role:To ensure that lift breakdowns are responded to efficiently on various sites on your assigned route whilst providing a high quality of customer service. Attend all breakdowns within contractual time frames, ensuring that all repairs are carried out in a professional, competent and timely manner. To take responsibility for any paired mate to instruct on a technical level, maintain and Health & Safety best practices. Key Responsibilities: Advise the Repairs Manager of daily activities & current field-based issues.Liaise with on-site lift inspectors on all ongoing job-related matters including technical issues and outstanding works.Carry out breakdowns, repairs and callout when required to do so.Demonstrate fault finding skills and knowledge of various types of lift equipment.Provide completed repairs on breakdowns with a minimum number of callbacks.Follow lift manuals and diagrams accurately at all times.Adhere to health and safety standardsComplete repair and breakdown report accurately when required.Be able to maintain and balance the accuracy of lift services, repairs and breakdowns. The Candidate: NVQ 3 or equivalent in Lift EngineeringMinimum of 5 years of experience of working on a variety of lift equipment.Possess practical skills preferably from a lift engineering backgroundAbility to follow lift manuals and diagrams and to adhere to health and safety requirementsConfidence to professionally handle sensitive situationsAbility to communicate clearly and concisely with a variety of people, able to work under pressure with honesty and integrity Benefits/Package: PensionAll expenses paid25 days holidayAll power tools providedProduct trainingOvertime availableCompany van Interested? To apply for the Lift Engineer position for Service & Repairs (reference Job I.D - 53179) 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 David Sylla on - 01162545411 8am - 5pm or drop me an email on and I will get back to you ASAP. "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 is committed to keeping our candidates informed and offer a guaranteed response within 7 days when applying through the application systemPrecision People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Find out more
Sales Manager - Merchants - Insulation
This a great opportunity for an Sales Manager - Builders Merchants - Insulation- National Sheffield, Chesterfield, Worksop, Nottingham, Rotherham, BarnsleyA great package is £45k Bonus £10k OTE Car Laptop The Client:Our Client is a leading name in Insulation, they hold a prime position in the booming UK construction Market.This is a chance to carve a successful career with a household name and have future Director optionsThe CompanyThe Successful Sales Manager - Merchants will work for a company that can boast:A people friendly company offering a calm working environmentLongevity through the staffA great product that has a great name and reputationThe CandidateSignificant experience in the following:Experience of selling insulation (essential)Knowledge and contacts in builders merchants and insulation distributors or have worked for one of these companies.Self motivated hunter mentalityExceptional negotiation skills The Role:Covering the UK, dealing with all national merchant accounts and distributors accounts, these accounts are a large percentage of the company turnover. You will be maintaining strong relationships at a senior level and rolling out action plans through the merchant sales teams (although you are not managing these people). You will help retain current deals and go after new deal to maximise product exposure. You may have contacts yourself but the MD has these contacts for you to capitalise on. About Precision:Precision Recruitment posts this Sales Manager - Merchants role, specialists in Engineering, Technical, Construction and Sales Recruitment. Operating in our tenth year, we have placed hundreds of Sales Professionals in fantastic new roles. Precision cover the whole spectrum of Sales Positions from Internal Sales, Area Sales Managers, Regional Sales Managers, Sales Managers, Sales DirectorsWe have many Sales roles throughout the UK so get in touch today.Interested? To apply for the Area Sales Manager 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 Natalie Chapman on 0116 254 5433 between 8am - 5pm2. "I think I'm right for this position, but need to know more to see if it matches what I am looking for" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you knowPrecision are committed to keeping our candidates informed and offer a guaranteed response within 7 days when applying through the application systemRef: Area Sales Manager About Precision People This role is posted by Precision People, specialists in Sales, Engineering, Technical and Executive Search Recruitment. Operating since 2004, we have placed hundreds of Sales candidates in fantastic new roles. Precision covers the whole spectrum of Sales roles from, Field Sales Executives, Sales & Marketing Managers, Internal Sales, Technical Sales Managers, Business Development Managers through to Sales Directors. We have many Sales roles around the throughout the UK, so get in touch today. Find out more
CNC Lathe Setter Operator
My client is a specialist manufacturer based in Hinckley with a distinguished reputation, looking to recruit a skilled CNC Lathe Setter and Operator to join their busy team. Commutable from Hinckley, Burbage, Nuneaton, Lutterworth, Leicester Forest East and surrounding areas. Permanent OpportunityPaying between £11.00 per hour up to £11.51 per hour.Day Shift: Monday to Friday 6am- 2pm25 days holiday Bank holidays - worked on an hourly basis. THE ROLE OF THE CNC LATHE SETTER OPERATORTo both set and operate the CNC Lathe machine working on Fanuc controls Working closely alongside the operators and setters to ensure the smooth running of the machines, this will include editing tools as and when needed to.To run a variety of different systems and operating systems to tight tolerances.Operating the CNC lathe machines making minor adjustments as and when required. Assist in the workshop on other sections. THE CNC LATHE SETTER OPERATORExperienced within both the setting and operating of CNC lathes.Experience working on Fanuc control system.Able to read and understand engineering drawings.Has the ability to bore Jaws.Experience of measuring finished productions using inspection tools.Team Player. Interested? To apply for the CNC LATHE SETTER OPERATOR "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let's talk through your experience. Ask for Sam Taylor on 0116 254 5411 between 8am - 5:30pm or email me "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 knowCNCSetter Operator FanucLathe Precision People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Find out more
Pipe Fitter
PIPE FITTER REQUIRED - ASAPDO YOU HAVE A CSCS CARD & EXPERIENCE IN FITTING 15mm - 67mm COPPER / CARBON PIPEWORK?!IF SO, I HAVE SOMETHING FOR YOU!! Monday - Friday£20 Limited per hourMonday to Friday 0730 - 1630Worcester THE COMPANYEstablished for more than 30 years within the; private, healthcare, education, industrial and commercial sector, this privately owned multi-million pound turnover plumbing, heating and ventilation firm is an expert in all aspects design, project management, installation and maintenance of all heating, radiator, boiler, air con, ventilation, hot and cold water distribution and general plumbing projects.2020 is super busy for them already, and its due to a continued high workload that Precision People are now seeking an experienced Pipe Fitter for an ongoing contract in Worcester which can start ASAP!THE ROLEYou will be working in Worcester on one of the clients industrial clients sites who have recently extended one of their office blocks. The work will involve fitting a mix of copper and carbon steel pipework ranging in size from 15mm - 67mm and fitting radiators, boilers, panel heaters, hot and cold water pipework etc....Everything you would need within an office block to make it habitable!CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTSTo be successful in your application for the role of Pipe Fitter, you will need;Experience as a Pipe FitterA background in fitting 15mm - 67mm pipeworkPossess a CSCS card Precision People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Find out more
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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.



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, from design to engineering recruitment.


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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  • January 15, 2020

    Improving a business’s technical recruitment process is key to ensuring the hire of top-quality candidates, see how this can be achieved.

    For a long time, technical recruitment clients measured their employment success based solely on the number of candidates that turned into hires, but as the old saying goes, quantity doesn’t always mean quality. However, over the past 5 years, technical recruitment has become more sophisticated and clients have more insights that help them to understand their candidate pool, measure engagement at each stage of the hiring process and most importantly, retain top talent – so how is this achieved?

    Define Your Ideals

    The first way to improve your technical recruitment process is to identify and understand your ideal candidate. Consider your most recent hires in the sector and assess what made you hire them – was it their grasp of several programming languages? Or the type of projects they worked on in their previous role? How quickly did they learn once on the job? By identifying the key ‘pros’ of past hires, businesses can form a profile, which allows their recruiters to better vet any future candidates and their qualifications.

    Identify Areas that Don’t Indicate Success

    A commonly made mistake by firms looking for technical recruitment is never identifying areas of the job description that don’t indicate future success in practice. At one time, employers often thought that GCSE’s and A-Level grades earmarked candidates skill levels, but these days employers are keener on work experience and real-world applications. Sit down with managers and identify what your job listing says compared with actual hires, which will aid recruiters in the development of the job description, ensuring only candidates with the necessary criteria are processed.

    Forecast for the Future

    Businesses should always be prepared to recruit technical staff, even if there are currently no available openings. It’s good practice to assess the years gone by and identify recruiting trends and test whether or not they are likely to repeat themselves. This allows the business to be prepared for recruitment spike’s and won’t leave them flat-footed when the time comes to grow the team.

    If you would like to find out more about how our technical team can help your business - find out more here or call for a informal chat on 0116 254 5411, email Too busy to talk? Book a time for a chat when it suits you.

    Check out all the latest technical vacancies here. 

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  • January 15, 2020

    Engineering recruitment can be highly competitive, so businesses need onboarding processes to match. Our recruiters have some tips for ensuring your engineering firm is up to date

    Engineering is an extremely competitive discipline and most engineering recruitment candidates are
    overwhelmed with applicants for each new role they offer. Selecting the ideal person for the job
    might seem straight forward with such a big pool from which to select them, but employers
    shouldn’t treat it as an easy task. The talent hired can make or break a project and businesses
    looking for continual growth need to know what gives them a competitive edge in landing the best

    Don’t Put Too Much Emphasis on Schooling

    When undertaking engineering recruitment, many companies scan CV’s and place those with red
    brick university education at the top of the pile, and although there is no denying these schools
    churn out top talent, there are other great indicators of a good engineer. In fact, some of the most
    well-known engineers attended less prestigious institutions, while some have no higher education at
    all! In interviews, ensure to ask about experience and problem-solving skills, over degree
    classification to hone in on the traits that are important to the role.


    Pair Them Up

    Engineers have a bit of a bad rap for being elusive lone wolves when in actual fact most projects rely
    heavily on teamwork and collaboration between design, structural and civil engineers. Identifying
    candidates who work well together is a key part of the engineering recruitment process so business
    should try to pair them up to work together on a task. Have one observe and one carry out a task,
    with them swapping throughout, to identify candidates who are open to criticism and eager to

    Work with a Recruiter

    Partnering with an engineering recruitment business like Precision People can save businesses time
    and money when hiring staff. With the help of our experts and their up to date knowledge of hiring
    trends, we can ensure that we work together to find the ideal candidate for your unique needs. 

    If you would like to have a chat about how we can help your engineering business call our knowledgeable engineering team on 0116 254 5411 today, or email email us at - busy? Book a time to call to suit you by clicking here.

    See all our latest engineering jobs here

    Find out more about the engineering team here.


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  • December 17, 2019

    Have you got your growth strategy in place for 2020? Or are you waiting to see how Brexit develops, as a number of our clients have said they are.

    Whatever your decision, one way to keep your business fulfilling orders and keeping yrou customers happy is the use of independent technical contractors, can provide many benefits and it’s not just that they bring the talent you need for a project without becoming a permanent employee.

    Many employers have different expectations of an independent contractor’s role and what they bring to a business.

    Technical contractors are a useful solution for employers, looking to successfully navigate periods of change, especially in these uncertain times faced by businesses.

    You may have a big project coming up for which you’ll require an extra pair of hands, but not be able to commit hiring a permanent employee. Understanding this, and then revising your job specifications around your requirements and expectations is key.

    Here are five benefits to bringing an independent professional on-board:

    Considerable Financial Benefits 

    Independent contractors are a temporary solution and do not require an annual salary, as well as the other associated costs of taking on a permanent employee. You will also not need to invest in paid learning and development for them, as they will only benefit your business for a limited period.

    Shorter Onboarding Process

    Traditionally, the onboarding process for contract employees is a lot quicker than for permanent employees. When hiring long-term employees, you have to consider personality and cultural fit whereas for independent contractors, you only need to hire for technical skills. 


    One of the most widely acknowledged benefits of hiring independent contractors is that they are flexible. Independent contractors allow you to respond to business and market needs, as they arise. They are also often used to working for different personalities, in different locations, for varied of periods of time. 

    Immediate Impact

    As they are only joining for a limited period of time, they should know that they need to make an immediate impact. You will also not have to spend time familiarizing them with the work environment, introducing them to every staff member and training them!

    Highly Skilled, Niche Experience

    Independent contractors have a highly specialised skillset and are accustomed to working on niche projects. Utilising these skills on your team can really help to drive your business forward.

    If you want to know more about hiring contractors, talk to one of our contracting experts today on 0116 254 5411 or click here.



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  • December 10, 2019

     Precision People's annual Christmas Party   and Star Awards were held on Saturday 7th   December, at Tandem Restaurant in Leicester   city centre. 

     Staff were treated to a chilled glass of prosecco on arrival, followed by a delicious 3 course meal with wine, in a private balcolny room, over looking the city centre. 

     After dinner, the Precision annual Star Awards were presented by Commercial Director Ray Metcalfe and Recruitment Director, Phil Walker. 

    There were in total fourteen awards handed out at the black tie evening. The awards are designed to recognise the hard work of the consultants and support staff through out the year. As well as serious awards there were also a few more light hearted awards handed out. 

    Award Winners: 

    'Quote of the Year' award 

    Was awarded to Civil Engineering Recruitment Specialist, Faisal Ahmed. 








    'Why use five words when you can use 1,000' award

    Was voted for by the team and this was awarded to Technical Sales specialist Harry Pemberton. 








    'Most improved' award 

    Was awarded to Lift & Escalator specialist Ben Marmon 








    The awards for Highest Biller, Highest Candidate NPS, Highest Monthly Biller, Sales League Winner and finally Brand Amabassador' 

    Went to Construction and Building Products recruitment specialist, Natalie Chapman. 








    Natalie consistently demonstrates Precision's values which are Listen, Integrity, Passions and Support. 

    Highest Permanent Fee Award 

    Was awarded to Search consultant Mike Morris. 








    Best Newcomer 

    went to Engineering Consultant, Sam Taylor 

    Highest % of business brought in award

    was awarded to Maintenance specialist, Guleid Fouad 


    'Most Improved' and Employee of the Year' 

    L to R: Commercial Director Ray, Employee of the Year Ben Marmon and Recruitment Director Phil Walker. 

    Recruitment Director, Phil Walker commented: 

    "Congratulations to all the winners especially firstly to Natalie who won five awards including highest biller and also a massive congratulations to Employee of the Year, Lift & Escalator consultant Ben Marmon who also won 'Most Improved'.  Ben's hardwork and commitment to his candidates and clients through out the year, has clearly paid off. I also want to thank all the staff through out the year for all their hard work and dedication." 


    Take a look at all the photos from the recent Precision Star Awards

    If you would like to find out more about working for a recruitment firm that has fun whilst rewarding staff, contact Ray Metcalfe on 0116 254 5411 or email for an informal chat. 



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