With over 10 year’s experience, the STR Group are innovators in recruitment for the Technical, Health and Professional Sectors. We supply clients with a full range of staffing solutions, whether it be temporary, permanent or fixed-term contracts, across the UK and Internationally.
Since 2000, STR has grown steadily developing a large team of specialist consultants who are experts in their markets. With ISO accreditation for our recruitment process, our teams of consultants deliver the best talent fit for clients.
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Maintenance Engineer - Manchester - Permanent - £33,000 This is an excellent opportunity for an Apprentice Trained, Electrical Maintenance Engineer to join an established FMCG business based in Manchester. Role Purpose To provide engineering resource for implementing Planned Maintenance, Root Cause Analysis, Breakdown Support, Continuous Improvement & Modifications. Key Duties To improve machine availability, efficiency and life span Fault diagnosis & breakdown repairs across production plant & services To identify root cause solutions / problem solving Identify continuous improvement, energy saving, cost reduction and efficiency improvements To drive engineering compliance across all aspects of work Work across mechanical & electrical trades (as qualified to do) Support & coach other members of staff where required To operate on a 4on, 4off shift pattern consisting of 12-hour shifts. Requirements Completion of a recognised trade apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering Trade qualified to at least C&G / BTEC standard Experience within the FMCG or food manufacturing sector Experience with machinery maintenance, problem solving and repairs Able to demonstrate a pro-active approach to engineering, utilising lean tools for efficiency and problem solving. Understanding of PLC fault-finding Candidates will ideally hold 17th Edition certification To Apply Please forward you CV or contact Gary Crawley on 02392 322 372 for a confidential discussion.
Project Manager (Energy & Power), London, Permanent - £45,000 to £55,000 + Benefits Working for this well-known building and civil engineering company, within your division the Project Manager is responsible for leading, managing and supporting the site management team through the Design and/or Construction phase in accordance with the Contract requirements, and ensuring that operations are carried out safely, on time and in accordance with company procedures. Key responsibilities: The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality matters are managed on all project sites under his control. Lead project delivery teams to achieve group targets and operational objectives by preparing and adhering to a programme of works and implementing production, productivity and quality standards; resolving problems; determining system improvements; implementing change Support and monitor site managerial teams delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel whilst accepting accountability for those tasks Effectively communicate job expectations to team members; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; enforcing policies and procedures. Manage labour & subcontract resources in close liaison with the Site Managers across multiple project sites to deliver the projects to budget, to programme and to contract requirements. Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis Evaluating direct hires and sub-contractors, and advising the Contracts Manager/Senior Project Manager and the Procurement Manager accordingly. Close liaison and co-operation with all other members of the Regional Management Team. Health and Safety Responsibilities Qualifications & Training requirements: IOSH Managing Safety / SMSTS CSCS Card CDM Awareness Environmental Awareness and Quality Management Full valid UK driving license Commercial Awareness Skills & Experience: Construction Experience 5 Years Knowledge of safety regulations (particularly CDM) Knowledge and practical application of Site Construction activities Customer focussed Good communication skills, both verbal and written Good IT skills Strong interpersonal skills For more information about this role please contact Rob on 02392 314679 or
(POWER) PRODUCTION SHIFT TEAM LEADER LINCOLNSHIRE - £57,000 A well-established client within the power generation Industry is currently seeking a permanent Production Shift Team Leader to join an operational CCGT plant in the Lincolnshire area. The core function of the Production Shift Team Leader role will be for the day-to-day safety, generation and environmental performance of the plant. Providing supervision of the Production Technicians, you will ensure plant performance is optimised and maintenance activities are carried out to ensure availability and reliability. In order to be considered for the Production Shift Team Leader role candidates will need to have a HND in an Engineering / Operational discipline on a CCGT or power plant environment with a high level of practical experience / knowledge. Knowledge and experience of power generation process, permit and safety systems, HV switching and switchgear, steam cycle chemistry, performance monitoring, along with the ability to read technical drawings. Power Plant O&M experience in a supervisory role, along with experience to have been gained in an Operational / Production role, to a minimum level of operating from a control room, with supervision of a Production / Operational team. The position of Production Shift Team Leader has a competitive salary of £57K and comes with industry standard holiday package along with a pension, life insurance and medical cover. The Production Shift Team Leader role is based in Lincolnshire and is commutable from Peterborough, Boston, Lincoln and other locations across Lincolnshire. Possible similar job titles may include: Shift Team Leader (STL), Supervisor, Shift Charge Engineer, O&M Supervisor. In order to apply please forward your CV or call The Power Team on 02392 322 386.
(POWER) PRODUCTION ENGINEER LINCOLNSHIRE - £44,000 A well-established client within the power generation Industry is currently seeking a permanent Production Engineer to join an operational CCGT plant in the Lincolnshire area. The core function of the Production Engineer role will be to work closely with the Production and Engineering teams to investigate Loss of load events, help coordinate cross department ideas and ensure CAPEX spend delivers projects which will improve overall plant reliability. In order to be considered for the Production Engineer role candidates will need to have a HND in an Engineering / Operational discipline on a CCGT or power plant environment with a high level of practical experience / knowledge. Power Plant O&M experience in a Plant Controller / Safety Controller / SAP supervisory role within a Power Generation / Heavy industry with complex Electro-mechanical plant utilising Permit to Work systems is required. The position of Production Engineer has a competitive salary of £44K and comes with industry standard holiday package along with a pension, life insurance and medical cover. The Production Engineer role is based in Lincolnshire and is commutable from Peterborough, Boston, Lincoln and other locations across Lincolnshire. Possible similar job titles may include: Production Technician, Safety Controller, Plant Controller, and Senior Authorised Person (SAP). In order to apply please forward your CV or call The Power Team on 02392 322 386.
Test Development Manager - Electronics / Hardware - Portsmouth - £50,000 - £55,000 Test Development Manager required to join a leading electronics manufacturer locally to Portsmouth. The Test Development Engineering Manager will be responsible for managing and leading a team of product engineers to design and develop processes to configure and test high technology products into production. The product engineering function provides the technical interface between operations and development, it provides technical training on new products and leads major yield issues affection production throughput and product quality. The role also provides support to NPI to provide tools and process to build new products during the development and evaluation phase ahead of production. The role will involve definition of the test strategy and implementation for the complete supply chain of the products; establishing team goals, objectives and policies; building the team size and capability in line with business growth; ensuring the end to end test coverage meets customer quality requirements and driving continuous improvement to improve quality and increase throughput Applicants should be qualified in an engineering discipline and have proven experience in a management role leading a technical team. The successful candidate will have a solid background in electronics, and specific experience in deploying production test processes and solving complex technical problems. Highly transferable industry sectors include mobile phones / telecoms, automotive or other electronic systems of medium to high complexity. For more information, or to apply, call Katy Falconer on 02392 322 308 or send your CV Test Development / x86 / Hardware Development / Electronics Design / Hardware Design / Failure Analysis / Yield / NPO / FTO / Production Test / Manufacturing Test / Test Process / Test Strategy / Continuous Improvement
To be considered for this role you should have previous recruitment experience a technical market. Our core markets are; Manufacturing, Automotive, Electronics, Industrial and Built Environment so relevant industry experience is a strong advantage. Strong communication and business development skills are essential, along with an enthusiasm for exceeding targets. You will be expected to drive contract and/or permanent revenue forward and will be able to determine the direction and management of your own business area. At STR, we have a great atmosphere and our staff enjoy working hard together and celebrating success as a team. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and pro-active working environment with modern spacious offices, free parking, early finish on Fridays, recreational activities on site and a regular social calendar for our staff. For a senior level recruitment consultant we can also offer the following: Market leading salary structure Guaranteed commission for new starters based on current billings Company Car or Car Allowance Monthly paid commission up to 26% Excellent holiday, healthcare and pension schemes. An experienced consultant joining STR can also expect rapid career development via structured career path into team management/corporate sales or account management. STR is a privately owned, leading recruitment consultancy. Established in 2000, we have grown and diversified to our current position across multiple locations, sub-brands and markets. With over 120 consultants and a 14 year trading history STR offers the size and stability for a consultant to grow their career whilst retaining a significant level of autonomy and control over the direction of their business area. For more information or a confident discussion please contact our Divisional Director, Brett Stephens, on 023 9232 2304 or email
Commodity Manager: Electronics - Whiteley - £45,000 - £55,000 - Permanent Excipion is currently recruiting for a leading technology developer within the Defence and Aerospace industry. Our client is actively recruiting a Commodity Manager on a permanent basis for their expanding team in Buckinghamshire. The Commodity Manager will be responsible for designing and implementing commodity strategies for Electrical based complex products, so experience purchasing best cost and quality electrical commodities in a complex engineering environment is needed. As a Commodity Manager your key responsibilities will include: Vendor Management of circa 10 suppliers. Defining and implementing commodity strategies to deliver cost benefits. Ensure continuity of supply. Manages £15M of commodity spend. Negotiates and implements supply contracts. Manage relationships with key suppliers. Analyses, interprets & leverages spend and performance data. The successful candidate will have experience working at the level of Commodity Manager with strong Electro Engineering procurement experience, ideally within the a manufacturing environment. Experience managing electronic commodities is imperative, as is vendor management expeirence. The successful candidate will also need to have strong contract drafting, tendering and negotiating skills. This position is likely to suit a Commodity Manager or Senior Commodity Manager or Commodity Buyer or Commodity Lead or Commodity Buyer or Category Manager or Senior Category Manager or Category Buyer or Category Lead or Senior Buyer or lead buyer or Purchasing Manager or Procurement Manager. For more information please contact Ben Vokes at or 02392 314696.
Health & Safety Trainer, £29,000 - £35,000 + Bens A fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK's largest Health & Safety trainers. This construction group is looking for a PTLLS and NEBOSH Construction qualified candidate to join their H&S training team. You will have a minimum of 5 years construction site experience at either supervisory or management level, and be looking to obtain CITB Approval, if not already attained. Possession of the SMSTS Certificate would also be advantageous. Responsible for on-site training in and around the Bristol area, your duties will include delivering CITB qualifications to site managers and operatives. Additionally, you will produce, manage and deliver other training courses. Experience in training is not essential though you will demonstrate an aptitude for this role and have strong communication skills. Internal support and continued professional development will also be available to the successful candidate. For more information on this role or to apply please contact Denise on 02392 322330 or on
Marine Engineering Consultant Surveyor - (Multiple Vessel) - Southampton - £45,000 - £55,000 A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a candidate to join a shipping company based in the South of England with senior Merchant Navy background with multiple vessel experience. Suitable candidates will need to have Seagoing experience in a Senior position with a class 1 certificate or equivalent degree qualification. The client has expressed that a key focus should be on commercial vessel experience with the candidate having survey, casualty investigation, ISM audits, hull, pre-purchase, damage and repair knowledge. The job role will require regular on site field surveys with travel required at short notice. Benefits; * £45,000 - £55,000 per annum * Medical cover * Pension scheme * 25 days annual leave + bank holidays If this job role is of interest to you or if you would like more information please feel free to get in contact with Anthony Mussell on +44 (0)2392 322 365 or by email (url removed) Think Maritime, Think Navis Consulting
Trainee Recruitment Consultant Portsmouth, £17,000 - £20,000 + uncapped commission and benefits. Medicor Global (an STR Group Company) Medicor Global was established in 2012 as the specialist Healthcare recruitment business of the STR Group. Having operated within this highly competitive environment for 8 years in total we have now an enviable reputation in the UK with and extensive client base and candidate networks. Due to team expansion and client requirements we have a new vacancy for a trainee recruitment consultant to join our team in Portsmouth. The right individual will need to have experience within a competitive sales led role with the desire to build a long term career in recruitment. We are looking for motivated, competitive individuals who want to increase their earning potential with our leading commission structure through hard work and delivery. We offer competitive benefits and rewards that include the following; *Competitive salaries * Uncapped Commission * Car / Car Allowance (experience dependant) * Holiday, Pension and Healthcare Benefits * Extensive social activities For the right person we have an energetic, competitive and rewarding environment that truly allows you to affect your monthly earnings with an uncapped commission scheme. You will be responsible for retaining and building current client relationships through a myriad of regular calls, meetings and delivery alongside business development to build new, long standing and profitable business relationships. This is a full recruitment consultant role so you will also be required to develop candidate talent pools specifically tailored to your desk and client requirements. This will need to be a tenacious and determined individual in this highly competitive market place. To apply for the role please send your CV directly to (url removed) or call on 02392 322389 to discuss your application.
(POWER) EC&I MAINTENANCE ENGINEER - LINCOLNSHIRE - £48,000 A well-established client within the power generation Industry is currently seeking a permanent E,C&I Maintenance Engineer to join an operational CCGT plant in the Lincolnshire area. The core function of the E,C&I Maintenance Engineer role will be the direct supervision of the EC&I Technicians on site, managing contracts and deliver the day to day maintenance in line with the production priorities. In order to be considered for the E,C&I Maintenance Engineer role candidates will need to have a HND in C&I or Electrical Engineering discipline on a CCGT or power plant environment with a high level of practical operations and maintenance experience. Excellent fault finding skills, commissioning and practical hands on experience on electrical protection, industrial transformers, generators, motors, HV distribution boards & circuit breakers with knowledge of GT Software and PLC Programming is also required. Royal Navy (Electrical Biased) Marine Engineers / Technicians with maintenance experience of HV distribution boards & circuit breakers onboard Nuclear Submarines or General Service Ships are encouraged to apply. The position of E,C&I Maintenance Engineer has a competitive salary of £48K and comes with industry standard holiday package along with a pension, life insurance and medical cover. The E,C&I Maintenance Engineer role is based in Lincolnshire and is commutable from Peterborough, Boston, Lincoln and other locations across Lincolnshire. Possible similar job titles may include: Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Engineer, E,C&I Technician, E,C&I Engineer. In order to apply please forward your CV or call The Power Team on 02392 322 386.
Software Engineer - Dorset - Up to 32K A global organisation based in Dorset is seeking a Software Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis to work in a high technology engineering environment. Working within a high technology environment the successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects related to the development and enhancement of software solutions connected to potentially any of my client's products. From initial concept/problem identification, through developing bespoke and tailor-made programmes and finishing with testing and commissioning you will have the chance to make a real impact at every stage. In order to be considered candidates are required to have proven experience as a Software Engineer, and a relevant formal qualification i.e. HND / HNC or Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering. In addition to this the candidate will be required to have programming experience using either C++ or C#. The role for Software Engineer is commutable from Bournemouth, Poole, Weymouth, Dorchester,Yeovil, Wimbourne and other locations within Dorset / Somerset / Devon and the South West. For more information or to apply for the position of Software Engineer please contact Ian Worsfold at STR on 02392 322 305 or email
An expanding practice based on the South Bank, seeks a Senior Technical Architect to join their already award winning, highly thought of team. My client are specialists in the residential and mixed use sectors and are looking to recruit a talented, technically strong Senior Architect for their team. You must be able to demonstrate a through knowledge of building contracts and UK building regulations and the ability to help influence a high standard of technical understanding within the practice. You will be ARB part 3 registered and strong salaries and career opportunities exist for the right candidate for this role. This is just one of many job roles I am presently recruiting for in the London Architectural market so if it looks right for you please get in touch.
Qualified Social Worker Bristol Children and Families- £26.00 per hour Medicor Global are working with a Client in Bristol who require a Qualified Social Worker to join a Children and families team. The position is on a full time basis to start as soon as possible, for an initial period of 5 months. Duties will include: *Working under the general supervision of a Team Manager or Senior Practitioner to assess, plan and implement the needs of children and their families. *To ensure that Children in Need, Children in Need of Protection and Children Looked After have service plans that relate to their identified needs. This may also require the support of other resources both within Social Services and also with other agencies. Requirements: * Experience of working with children and families * Fully registered with the HCPC * Recognised social work qualification * Able to reside and work in the UK In return Medicor Global will offer: * Competitive Pay Rates both LTD and PAYE * Dedicated Consultant * Free DBS certificate * Continuous professional development fund ** * Generous refer a colleague scheme ** **terms and conditions apply To discuss this role or any other Qualified Social Care roles in the UK please contact Danny Brier on 02392322383 or (url removed) To view all current Social Care vacancies please visit (url removed)
(POWER) ELECTRICAL ENGINEER LINCOLNSHIRE - £50,000+ A well-established client within the power generation Industry is currently seeking a permanent Electrical Engineer to join an operational CCGT plant in the Lincolnshire area. The core function of the Electrical Engineer role will be to support the Engineering Department to safely and effectively manage the long term electrical maintenance requirements of the CCGT Plant. In order to be considered for the Electrical Engineer role candidates will need to have a minimum of BSc with honours in Electrical Engineering with a strong proven track record in a CCGT or power plant environment with a high level of practical operations and maintenance experience. Knowledge of electrical systems including electrical protection, industrial transformers, generators, motors, HV distribution boards & circuit breakers are also required. Royal Navy (Electrical Biased) Marine Engineers / Technicians with experience of HV distribution boards & circuit breakers onboard Nuclear Submarines or General Service are encouraged to apply. The position of Electrical Engineer has a competitive salary of £50K+ and comes with industry standard holiday package along with a pension, life insurance and medical cover. The Electrical Engineer role is based in Lincolnshire and is commutable from Peterborough, Boston, Lincoln and other locations across Lincolnshire. Possible similar job titles may include: C&I Technician, E,C&I Technician, E,C&I Engineer. In order to apply please forward your CV or call The Power Team on 02392 322 386.
COMMERCIAL PROJECT MANAGER - RUSSIAN SPEAKING - BASINGSTOKE TO £35,000 PLUS 10% bonus A leading FTSE 250 company is currently recruiting for a Russian Speaking Project manager to join their team in Basingstoke. The Project Manager will ensure effective management of orders and responsible for effective project management of each order through to delivery of product. The Project manager will take full ownership of the order from contract handover to delivery and ensure all timelines are met. Acting as a point of contact with the customer to ensure all necessary approvals are received. Preparing and monitoring progress against project plans for more complex and high profile orders. The role will also involve working closely with planning and shipping to monitor production and shipping timetables to meet SLA's and identify opportunities to enhance business revenue and/or improve internal processes where possible. The role will require some travel over seas and the suitable candidate must be fluent in Russian. Along with the language skills you will have a good commercial background and good project management skills. A strong communicator and excellent organisational skills. Ability to work well with other departments and with different cultures. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a company that really invests in their staff. The role offers salary circa £35,000 plus 10% bonus, 26 days holiday, Pension, Private Healthcare and Life Assurance 4 x salary. The Project Manager's role is based in Basingstoke, and is commutable from, Alton, Salisbury, Andover, Fleet, Camberley, Aldershot, Farnham, Southampton, Winchester, Portsmouth, Guildford. To apply, please send your CV or call Gemma 02392 322374
The successsful applicant will learn how to cu stomise and install office equipment (large copier/scanner/ printer devices), and will also load up, deliver and install the machinery throughout Scotland. No experience is required as full training will be provided, but you will alreadly be able to show that you have an interest in electronics/electromechanics. You must hold a current full C1 driving licence and have the confidence to drive a Luton large wheel base van (4.5 tons) to make deliveries and carry out installations. Apprenticeship to SVQ Level 3 This is an apprentice position, where full training will be given to service, maintain, commission and refurbish office machinery, leading to an SVQ level 3 qualification in Engineering Maintenance (Electronics). Key requirements A keen interest in electronics/electromechanics The ability to correctly interpret the colour output of black to colour printers/ photocopiers would be an advantage A full, clean driving licence and driving experience is essential Smart, tidy appearance and good communication - customer facing High level of fitness required for manual handling of large devices Benefits Full on the job training Health & Safety training, including manual handling Clothing and safety equipment provided Rate of pay: minimum wage plus increments on advancing through the SVQ levels Company pension scheme with your contributions matched by the company to up to 3% of your salary
Senior Business Analyst Trainer London Permanent Up to £53K + Car allowance Are you an experienced Business Analyst looking for a new opportunity? We are looking for an enthusiastic BA who is keen to take a new direction and become a Business Analyst Trainer. You will use your industry expertise in Business Analysis to deliver courses and training from a market leading Business Analysis portfolio. You will also help to develop and maintain courses to keep them technically relevant and to the high quality that our client is renowned for. The successful candidate will have excellent operational and consulting experience, with a sound knowledge of Business Analysis. You will also have a passion, hunger and thirst to deliver quality training to the market; you will have excellent customer facing, interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to work independently. You will also have a full and complete understanding of Business Analysis having worked on a variety of projects utilising these skills and knowledge of all the areas that are covered in the BCS Business Analysis syllabi. You must have a current Driving License and be able to travel to different locations, including occasional overnight stays. In return, you will receive a competitive salary along with a fantastic corporate benefits package, along with the opportunity to grow and develop your skills within our exciting, expanding, fast paced environment. To apply please email a copy of your CV or call Max Reed-Forrester on 02392 322 369. Senior Business Analyst Trainer London Permanent Up to £53K + Car allowance
(POWER) C&I ENGINEER LINCOLNSHIRE - £50,000+ A well-established client within the power generation Industry is currently seeking a permanent C&I Engineer to join an operational CCGT plant in the Lincolnshire area. The core function of the C&I Engineer role will be to support the Engineering Department to safely and effectively manage the long term electrical maintenance requirements of the CCGT Plant. In order to be considered for the C&I Engineer role candidates will need to have a minimum of HND in C&I or Electrical Engineering discipline with a strong proven track record in a CCGT power plant environment with a good knowledge of operations and maintenance on Instrumentation, HV Electrical Systems and Gas / Steam Turbines along with utilizing the Maintenance Management systems. Royal Navy (Electrical Biased) Marine Engineers / Technicians with experience of Steam Generation onboard Nuclear Submarines are encouraged to apply. The position of a C&I Engineer has a competitive salary of £50K+ and comes with industry standard holiday package along with a pension, life insurance and medical cover. The C&I Engineer role is based in Lincolnshire and is commutable from Peterborough, Boston, Lincoln and other locations across Lincolnshire. Possible similar job titles may include: C&I Technician, E,C&I Technician, E,C&I Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Technician. In order to apply please forward your CV or call The Power Team on 02392 322 386.
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