Sectors



Engineering & Technical

Engineering recruitment features heavily in the Astra service. With it being such a diverse field, we have committed several specialist consultants to take care of all our engineering jobs. This broad industry spectrum means we cater for clients and candidates with a mechanical, civil, electrical, marine and biomedical engineering background.

A diverse expertise within engineering recruitment gives us the scope to explore various areas, tap into an assortment of disciplines and adjust accordingly to industry change and innovation. Although we procure for all engineering jobs, our core skills lie within technical, biomedical and mechanical engineering. So if you are seeking a role within any of these sectors or your business revolves around any of these, then Astra Recruitment can act as the perfect partner to achieve your goals.

Typical vacancies span from entry level engineering jobs all the way up to engineering manager jobs. Our astute expertise at every hierarchical level allows us to connect with engineers from all backgrounds, who can often have different aspirations and levels of experience. In the past we have worked with the likes of Kawasaki Precision Machinery, Burts Chips and TBSGB, meaning we are well rehearsed with sourcing, screening and placing high quality candidates, and have every confidence in yielding results for our client partners.

Candidates: If you are hot in pursuit of your next engineering career move or you’re a graduate looking to get your foot in the door, Astra want to hear from you!

Clients: If your business is constantly on the hunt for talented engineers, be it mechanical or biomedical, please get in touch because our approach will guarantee results.



Aimee's Profile

Name: Aimee Thompson

Position: Specialist Recruitment Consultant

Sector: Engineering

Time In Recruitment: 1 Year

Why should Aimee represent you?
Aimee has previous experience in resourcing talent for the commercial sectors as well as recruiting for the Armed Forces, prior to joining the Talem Group. Aimee’s previous work in the Armed Forces has meant that she joined the team owning great transferable skills in public relations, which she now uses to her advantage when dealing with Astra’s clients and candidates. It became noticeable very quickly that Aimee had great attention to detail, fantastic organisational traits and a real willingness to get to know her candidates; all of which are brilliant features to have as an engineering recruitment consultant.

Although a very technical sector to specialise in, Aimee has taken time to understand its areas and disciplines, and now has a solid understanding of engineering roles and what it takes to be a success. Aimee has already formed strong working relationships with some of Astra’s key Engineering clients. She remains driven and enthusiastic to succeed and exceed the expectations of her technical clients., Her team members, clients and her candidates, can always rely on Aimee’s hard work and determination to get the best result.

5 specialities/core recruitment skills.
Relationship Building. Understanding Candidate Needs/Skills. Customer Service. Enthusiastic. Time Keeping.

Clients Aimee has worked with.
BandVulc. IMASS. The Range.
Q&A

For you, what makes Astra unique?
We are all driven to succeed. As a team, we have a great sense of humour and everyone gets along which really helps our service.

What’s the best thing about being in recruitment?
Receiving candidate feedback regarding our service.

If there was one thing you could change about recruitment, what would it be?
Changing the perception people have of recruitment.

Recruitment is supposed to be the most stressful job on the market – how do you deal with this stress?
I try my best to turn a negative into a positive.

What we may not know…
I was in the Army Reserves and I also worked in security for the 2012 Olympics.

Disability Confident Committed

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