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.



Brian's Profile

Name: Brian Rossiter

Position: Quality Co-ordinator

Sector: Engineering & Technical

Time In Recruitment: 12 Years

Why should Brian represent you?
Although Brian has earnt his recruitment stripes as a consultant, his main area of expertise is now within the deliverance of recruitment projects for companies nationwide. Brian has valuable experience in providing a comprehensive recruitment project, which can really tap into a business’s ethos, framework and recruitment goals.

Using tailor-made business solutions, Brian can help to assist companies with:

• Advertising, marketing and PR.
• Screening and selection of candidates.
• Compliance checks.
• Interview Days/Assessment Centres.
• Final Offers.
• Facilitation and co-ordination of training for successful starters.

Throughout all of Brian’s projects he balances a complementary blend of professionalism and approachability. He’s a quality communicator, sustains an analytic mind and his organisation skills are exemplary; so much so that he can juggle a few projects at once.
5 specialities/core recruitment skills.
Understanding client requirements & implementing these. Very organised. Able to handle large volume of recruitment projects. Achieve client targets and maintain communication. Hospitable.
Clients Brian has worked with.
Wolf Minerals, SGS, CA Blackwell, Taziker Industrial, Cuddy Group.
Q&A

For you, what makes Astra unique?
Great working environment & culture.

What’s the best thing about being in recruitment?
Being able to help those find employment and the diversity of work.

If there was one thing you could change about recruitment, what would it be?
Less transactional, recruiters do themselves a disservice when they fall into a sales fight.

Recruitment is supposed to be the most stressful job on the market – how do you deal
with this stress?

Performing on stage.

What we may not know…
Acted with a professional theatre company.

Disability Confident Committed

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