Sacha is a recruitment specialist for Manufacturing, Quality, technical and supply chain professions across multiple sectors including Automotive, Electronics and heavy Manufacturing and Engineering Environments within the East Midlands.

Being educated to masters level and being exposed to professional and manufacturing environments throughout her career, Sacha has a breadth of knowledge she can use to go above and beyond to understand both the client and candidates expectations.

Sacha is a recruitment specialist for Manufacturing, Quality, technical and supply chain professions across multiple sectors including Automotive, Electronics and heavy Manufacturing and Engineering Environments within the East Midlands.

Being educated to masters level and being exposed to professional and manufacturing environments throughout her career, Sacha has a breadth of knowledge she can use to go above and beyond to understand both the client and candidates expectations.

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A leading Precision Engineering company with a full order book have an exciting opportunity for an experienced CNC Programmer to join the manufacturing team on a contract basis.

Benefits for the CNC Programmer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Regular opportunities for overtime
  • Brilliant new facilities with on-site parking
  • Opportunities to learn new skills

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Creating and proving of CNC Programs for 3 and 5 axis machines
  • Modification of existing CNC Programs
  • Analyse part designs
  • To assist with quote time estimates and machining method advice

The ideal candidate should:

  • Be an experienced CNC Programmer
  • Have experience as a Precision Engineer / working in a Precision Engineering environment
  • Should be able to use CAD&CAM - Skilled in Catia V5
  • Be experienced with Fanuc & Heidenhain controls
  • Be able to set & operate 3 and 5 axis machines (desirable not essential)

Commutable form Derby, Nottingham, Loughborough

Please only apply if experienced with Catia V5.




A chance has arisen to join an established Leicestershire based Structural Engineering Company that has earned and maintained a reputation for delivering technical expertise to a wide range of Building Structure projects of all sizes, values and complexities.

This is a real opportunity to join a team of Structural Engineers that have expertise and interest in the behaviour of reinforced concrete and steel structures, multi-story construction, the development of public buildings, offices, schools and hotels on inner city and brownfield sites.

This Principal Engineering role offers an excellent opportunity for the right Engineer to join an ambitious, forward-thinking team and work on a wide range of interesting building structure projects across several sectors and various construction materials focusing on steel masonry and timber frame design.  The Principle Engineer must be innovative, progressive and dynamic to keep up with the pace of change with customer requirements, culture and continuous movement in goal posts. With responsibilities of project management, tendering, quoting, costing, report writing, performing site visits and structural design, the Principle Engineer would never be bored.

Benefits for the Principal Civil Engineer:

  • Generous Salary
  • Company paid mileage
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • A clean facility with amenities
  • Free onsite parking
  • Office hours of 9-5.30pm (hour lunch)

The Principal Civil Engineer MUST be:

  • An Experienced Chartered Civil Engineer
  • Organised with an ability to work to deadlines
  • Able to manage their own workload and work under pressure
  • Experienced with Building Structures

Commutable from Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Corby, Birmingham, Coventry.

For more details please send your CV ASAP.


If you are an experienced Plater Welder, looking for variety, progression and opportunities to learn new skills outside of the workshop then please keep reading…

A reputable Fabrication Company require an experienced Plater Welder to join to growing team as a Production Assistant.

Due to increasing workload and demand, the role would be perfect for an experienced Plater Welder who is looking to take the next step up in their career and make the move to a Production Assistant.

Benefits for the Production Assistant:

  • Sociable office hours 8a.m. - 4.30pm
  • Opportunities to do overtime in the workshop
  • Opportunities to progress and learn new skills

Reporting to the Production Manager the Plater Welder would be required to:

  • Assist with Production Planning
  • Ensure Production is running to schedule
  • Oversee work produced by Plater Welder
  • Check Quality of Welding and Plating work
  • Responsible for and managing Engineers drawings


Commutable from Nottingham, Derby, Burton and surrounds.

Please send your CV ASAP.





An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced CNC Setter Operator to join a global manufacturer in Nottinghamshire.

If you are looking to work for a progressive, leading and innovative company and enjoy a challenge and learning new skills, then apply today.

Benefits for a CNC Setter Operator:

  • Salary : £Competitive
  • Shift Allowance

Roles & Responsibilities of the CNC Setter Operator:

  • To set and operate a CNC milling machine of varying axis’
  • To self-inspect component quality
  • To produce precision parts with close tolerances
  • Maintain the machines and surrounding areas

The CNC Setter Operator:

  • Should have experience using CNC Milling machines
  • Must be willing to work shifts (incl. Nights)

Commutable from Nottingham, Derby, Chesterfield, Newark, Mansfield, Ashbourne




A Contract / Project Manager is required to join a continually growing, reputable structural company. With an ability to see a project through from start to finish, the suitable Candidate will be responsible for managing all contracts for which they are responsible; negotiating sub-contract orders, monitoring sub-contracted work, as well as, start to finish project planning, costing and performing site visits and surveys.

Benefits for the Project Manager:

  • Company car
  • Company phone
  • Permanent position
  • Autonomy over workload
  • A negotiable £50,000 annual salary

Essential Skills of a Project Manager:

  • Project / Contract managing experience > 5 years
  • Experience working with steel
  • An ability to understand contracts
  • CSCS Card
  • IT literate

Desirable (not essential) Skills for a Project Manager:

  • Previous Experience working with Railway Contracts
  • PTS Trained

This exciting opportunity Is suitable for candidates who are organised, structured and capable of meeting deadlines as well as overcoming challenges.

Commutable from Nottingham, Derby, Loughborough, Burton on Trent.

Apply Today ASAP.


Are you an experienced Quality Manager looking for a challenge? An exciting opportunity has arisen at a leading World Class Manufacturer that is expanding and opening a new facility.

The large family owned business with greater than 120 employees and low staff turnover, is looking for a Quality Manager to design, deliver and maintain a continuous improvement programme which will be implemented business wide to support the continued growth of the business.

The Quality Manager will be a strong communicator, with an ability to influence, educate and maintain a high-quality culture whilst upholding the existing reputation of the company. 

If you are looking to work in an environment where every employee is valued, appreciated and nourished then apply today.

Benefits for the Quality Manager:

  • Salary : up to £38,000 Dependent on Experience
  • Hours : 38 hours per week
  • Employee attendance bonus (Vouchers)
  • Company pension with generous company contribution
  • On-site parking
  • PPE & Safety boots
  • On site canteen
  • Social Enterprise Culture

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Analysing and reviewing existing processes, to refine, rewrite and adapt where necessary
  • Working with stakeholders and business leaders to ensure quality is in line with ISO9001:2015
  • Producing a Quality Management System, implementing and maintaining this
  • Review customer & stakeholder requirements
  • Set business wide quality standards
  • Monitor performance through data gathering and statistical reports
  • Monitor implemented change for effectiveness and refinement
  • Education and training of managers and wider times to ensure quality standards are understood and quality control is maintained
  • Ensure the business is ahead of competitors

Skills Required:

  • Experience of designing and implementing a quality management system
  • Experience with ISO9001:2015
  • Experience in a Manufacturing Engineering Environment
  • An ability to influence all levels of employees & stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in a mid-senior quality position

Are you a Manufacturing Engineer looking to work in an ambitious environment alongside 150 other employees?

If you are a methodical engineer looking to enhance your skills, then look no further.  The business (a SME) with 60 years of manufacturing heritage is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join the Engineering Team reporting to the Engineering Manager.

Benefits for the Manufacturing Engineer:

  • On Site Parking
  • Early Finish Fridays
  • Holiday allowance that increases with service
  • Training and opportunities to grow
  • Up to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience

The Manufacturing Engineer should:

  • Have experience with manufacturing processes
  • Should be excited by continuous improvement and creating change
  • Have an Engineering Qualification

The role for the Manufacturing Engineer:

  • Evaluation of processes and suggesting change / continuous improvement
  • Co-ordinate engineering changes in the manufacturing environment
  • Creating Material Masters, using MRP systems and setting MRP fields
  • Manufacturing costing
  • Using LEAN tools to improve processes, efficiency & productivity
  • Assist with new product development

Commutable from Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield, Chesterfield, Worksop, Newark on Trent



Are you an experienced Press Brake Setter/Operator looking for a new challenge within a highly reputable, long and distinguished organisation who manufacture world-class products??

Are you self-motivated? But able to work well within a team??

Enjoy a Challenge????

This is for you!


A well-established, world-class engineering organisation who are continuing to develop and expand their client base and work force. They are seeking a Press Brake Operator to join their already talented, skilled team to enable them to continue their anticipated growth in their industry.


  • 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Benefits package


The Press Brake Setter/Operator will be responsible for setting and operating a Brake Press to produce parts to technical drawings and instructions as well as:

  • Setting / Operating AMADA Press Brake Machines
  • Verify the accuracy of machine settings to confirm accurate tolerances and machine functions
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the machine
  • Completes all required safety procedures prior to and during operations

Skills & Experience:

The successful Press Brake Setter/Operator will:

  • Have experience setting and operating press brakes
  • Have the ability to interpret engineering drawings and technical information
  • The ability to work under one’s own initiative is imperative

I would be keen to speak with candidates who have experience as a Quality Engineer, Quality Technician or similar positions  

This role is commutable from Dudley, Worcester, Pershore, Evesham and surrounding areas.

For an informal chat or to apply for this position or to discuss any further please send your CV complete with a cover letter ASAP.