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First Achieve have hands on industry experience in recruiting the highest calibre candidates across IT, Technical, Engineering and Manufacturing sectors.

We believe that working in partnership to thoroughly understand the requirements and demands of our clients and candidates is the key to ensuring we consistently deliver a tailored service that’s of the highest standards whilst maintaining high levels of integrity, transparency and delivery.

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Targeted headhunting
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Hands-on industry experience
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Sector expertise
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Dedicated recruitment partner

Latest Jobs

Maintenance Electrician
Engineering
  • Livingston, West Lothian
  • £18.29 - £18.30 per hour
  • Permanent

First Achieve's Engineering Division have an excellent opportunity for a Maintenance Electrician to join an established and growing company in the Edinburgh region. Our client is an international manufacturer, dedicated to aerospace industries world-wide .What's on Offer:Straight to permanent£18.30/hr37hr/weekA rotating 3 shift pattern Monday to FridayThis role will report directly to the Maintenance Technician and you will be expected to work with minimal supervision, once you've been trained.Rotating Pattern is Structured Accordingly:Monday - Thursday:Early Shift 6.00am to 2.00pmBack Shift 2.00pm to 10.00pmNight Shift 10:00pm to 6:00amFriday:Early Shift 6.00am to 12.20pmBack Shift 12.20pm to 6.40pmNight Shift 6:40pm to 1:00amDuties will involve the following:To carry out repairs and preventative maintenance to a high level responding quickly and efficiently to plant breakdowns.To assist with the successful introduction of new/modified parts, equipment and tooling.Performing risk assessments, re-assessments, statutory checks and weekly inspections.Developing working processes as part of methodologically planned maintenance.Maintenance and repairs of Plant equipment to the highest standard.Ensure cost effective use of energy and general company facilities.Ensure all department policies and procedures are maintained, communicated, understood and adhered to.Maintenance and repair of all production plant equipment (Forging Presses, Machine Tools, Furnaces, etc.) and services on site including offices, kitchen and toilet facilities.Electrical Installations/upgrades/remedials (lighting repairs etc.)Emergency light testing/PAT testing/Thermal ImagingEssential skills, experience and knowledge:The successful candidate must:Served a recognised apprenticeship and have obtained a qualification in an electrical discipline to a minimum of SVQ Level 3, HNC or equivalent.A current electrical qualification in electrical installations, for example City and Guilds 2382 or BS7671 (18th Edition).Be a timed served electrician.Have a good understanding of Electrical drawings.Have a good all-round knowledge of electrical maintenance.Be able to work under pressure and being able to use your own initiative.Be a good communicator with a helpful and flexible approach/ proactive in self-learning and development.The ability to work as part of a team.Be competent in the use of a computer.Be able to work at heights, as well as in confined spaces.Have prior industry experience in electrical maintenance covering medium voltage distribution systems, equipment breakdowns, trouble shooting, and working with inspection and maintenance programmes to meet statutory requirements is essential.This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business, who can offer long-term stability & career progression for the right candidates. APPLY TODAY and one of our Engineering Consultants will be in touch to discuss in more detail.

Senior Field Service Engineer
Engineering
  • Southampton, Hampshire
  • £40000 - £43000 per annum
  • Permanent

First Achieve Recruitment have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Field Service Engineer in the Southampton region. You will be working with a global rotating equipment company, who specialised in offering solutions to the oil and gas, marine, energy, and offshore industries.Responsibilitythe role will be hands-on position with primary responsibility for pump maintenance activities on site and other rotating equipment, hydro turbines, electric motors and valve maintenanceSkills RequiredTime served qualified Mechanical Fitter/Technician in a suitable disciplineExperience working on process equipment including but not limited to Pumps, Gearboxes, Fans, Mixers, Motors, Valves and TurbinesSalary (£40-43,000 OTE £50-55,000)25 days annual leave8 Bank HolidaysHoliday Buy Scheme- Purchase up to 5 days extra annual leave with equal monthly payroll deductionsPension Scheme- Up to 8% employer contributionsEnhanced Company Sick PayLife Assurance - 2 x annual salary if not in the pension scheme, 4 x salary if a member of the pension scheme.Cycle to Work SchemeVolunteering SchemeDSE Specsaver Vouchers and Eye TestFree Car ParkingEmployee Assistance ProgrammeDiscounts, cash back and offers

Machine Shop Manager
Engineering
  • Livingston, West Lothian
  • £50000 - £55000 per annum
  • Permanent

We currently have a vacancy for a Machine Shop Manager who will support the Operations Director in achieving business objectives by leading a team of machinists to meet/exceed output, quality and cost performance targets and deliver customer expectations. The role is also responsible for driving improvements in productivity by increasing machine uptime, reducing cycle times and where appropriate creating a business case for investment in new technology.Specific Responsibilities of this role includes:Driving safety performance and improvements, including full review of all risk assessmentsSetting and driving a 100% RFT quality culture in the Machine ShopDriving 6S standards across the departmentsManage individuals and team performanceIdentify, develop and implement continuous improvement activities with your teamsSchedule resources within your team in order to meet production requirements and ensure the organisation of priorities to achieve the planDaily, weekly and monthly reporting on all key performance indicators including forecasting and critical interrogation of prior resultsLiaising effectively with all departments to ensure plans are aligned with overall businessKnowledge and Experience required: Demonstrate several years' Management experience within a manufacturing environmentAdherence to daily performance metrics as the normHighly competent machine tool operator - preferably time served background or with in-depth experience of working within or supervising a machine shop. Weld experience desirable.Financial management skills, good and demonstrable track record of financial awareness (operational cost control and budgeting)Good level IT skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsShould be flexible, possess drive and initiative and be able to work as part of a wider teamThe ability to produce action plans and deliver against themTeam player who is able to build and lead high performing teams through effective communication and to develop people to realise their full potentialIdeal candidates will have prior machining and management experience within a manufacturing environment. Preferably the successful candidate will have a background in a heavier type of industry or be able to show versatility in quickly absorbing the detail of new manufacturing operations with well-rounded experience.

CTO
Executive
  • London
  • £200000 - £300000 per annum
  • Permanent

CTO - Hybrid, London, £200k - £300kAre you a commercially minded CTO?Do you understand the Martech industry and the complexity of customer data platforms?Can you translate a technical product into a valuable commercial asset?If those answers are yes, then you will be interested in this company's open project.They have 3000+ data points on over 20 million records in the UK which can be used to deliver brands an opportunity to sell their products.Continuing the success they've already achieved they would like you to help them take this business to a new level and a household name in the Martech space.They are looking for someone who has been there and done it, understood the technical challenges and translated that into a working commercial product.That means there will be plenty for you to analyse, change and transform. You will be comfortable with change and delivering it.Apply now to find out more.CTO - Hybrid, London, £200k - £300k

Vice President of Strategic Accounts
Executive
  • New York
  • US$170000 - US$200000 per annum
  • Permanent

VP of Strategic Accounts - $170k - $200k base - $340k - $400k OTE, Hybrid 2 days a week, Midtown, New York.Are you a hunter?Do you enjoy the thrill of winning big accounts and getting the reward for it?This business is looking for someone who understands how to sell a Saas solution to a Fortune 500 business and has a track record of doing so.You will be the 1st hire in strategic accounts so there is going to be a really good opportunity for you to make the most of the sales rewards as the team grows.You will be selling a product that has established case studies for brands such as Levis and Subway that you can use to sell more.You will be joining a business that already knows the benefits of its product and has the data to back it up.You will be able to sell with confidence on the deliverable of the product.Apply to find out more!VP of Strategic Accounts - $170k - $200k base - $340k - $400k OTE, Hybrid 2 days a week.

Pipefitter
Engineering
  • Burnley, Lancashire
  • £18 - £22 per hour
  • Temp to Perm

Pipe FitterLocation: Burnley, LancashireDue to demand, our client is looking for additional Pipe Fitters to join the team on a number of mechanical engineering sites across Lancashire and Greater Manchester on a temp-to-perm basis. Pipe Fitter duties and role requirements include:Working from drawingsInstalling carbon steel pipeworkInstalling valves, brackets and pipe supportsCSCS card with Pipe Fitting tradeNVQ / City and Guilds in Pipe FittingCompetent working from isometric drawingsJob Category: EngineerJob Type: Full TimeJob Location: North West

CNC Machinist
Engineering
  • Falkirk
  • £18 - £19 per hour
  • Permanent

First Achieve's Engineering Division are seeking a CNC Machinist for their client who specialise in gunmetal, aluminium bronze, and non-ferrous alloy machined castings.Programming, Setup and Operate Mazak Integrex MachineUse of measuring equipment to ensure product quality.Working from Engineering drawings. What's on Offer£18/hr+ (Dependent on Experience)Dayshift role.Opportunity to work with a long-standing successful business.Successful CandidateTime Served Machinist.Experience with Mazak Integrex.Ability to work on their own initiative.

ARC Welder
Engineering
  • Livingston, West Lothian
  • £18.4 - £18.5 per hour
  • Permanent

Full job descriptionFirst Achieve's Engineering Division have an excellent opportunity for an ARC Welder to join an established and growing company in the Edinburgh region. Our client is an international manufacturer, dedicated to aerospace industries world-wide .What's on Offer:Straight to permanent£18.50/hr37hr/weekOT multiplier is 1.5X until Sat morning and then 2X from Sat afternoon & all day SundayA rotating shift pattern consisting of 6am to 2pm, 2pm to 10pm and 10pm to 6amThis role will report directly to the Weld Manager and you will be expected to work with minimal supervision, once you've been trained.Duties will involve the following:Setting up the Sub arc welding machine, this includes aligning and adjusting themachineUsing the machine to carry out weld repairs, as specified by blueprints, layouts, welding procedures, and operating chartsSelecting the correct voltage and power of the machineVisually examining welds for adherence to specificationsAdjusting machine set up according to vary size, location and penetration of beadWelding materials such as Titanium, Stainless, Mild Steel, Inconel, High Carbon content steels.Preheating surfaces, using hand torch or heating furnacesAbility to record work progress on a computer.Burning/Lancing experienceAbility to fabricate as required.Essential skills, experience and knowledge:The successful candidate must:Be a time served Welder with experience of TIG and Stick Welding technics.Have a proven track record of Fabricating works to a high standard.Be able to interpret work instructions, drawings and schematic drawingsBe computer literateBe able to work at heights and in enclosed spacesHave knowledge and application of safe working practicesHave excellent verbal and written communication skills.This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business, who can offer long-term stability & career progression for the right candidates. APPLY TODAY and one of our Engineering Consultants will be in touch to discuss in more detail.

Stores Person
Engineering
  • Glasgow
  • £12.5 - £14 per hour
  • Temp to Perm

Full job descriptionFirst Achieve's Engineering Division have an excellent opportunity for a Storesperson to join an established and growing company in the North/East Greater Glasgow region. Our client is an international manufacturer, dedicated to Marine products world-wide.What's on Offer:Temp (probation) to perm after 12 weeksPaying £14 per hour while under temp (probation) through agencyPaying circa £12.5 per hour once permanent39hr work week4.5 day work week7am to 4pm Mon to Thurs and 7am to 12pm FriOT 1.5xThis role will report directly to the Warehouse Manager and you will be expected to work as part of a collaborative team of operatives in ensuring the efficient and continual, management and organisation, of products on the premise.Duties will involve the following:Working with inventory control systems via a computer systemForklift operationBuilding of product packages for skilled trades to constructStock checks and rotationGeneral organisation and management of the premiseOperating in a heavy manufacturing environment and adhering to PPE protocolEssential skills, experience and knowledge:The successful candidate must have:Pride and discipline in their own work and performance.Prior experience operating in a storeman role of at least 1 year.Prior experience operating in a heavy manufacturing environment.Prior experience operating a forklift (in house certification can be provided).A base level of physical ability to withstand regular manual handling of objects weighing upto 10kg.This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business, who can offer long-term stability & career progression for the right candidates. APPLY TODAY and one of our Engineering Consultants will be in touch to discuss in more detail.

Mechanical Fitter/Assembly
Engineering
  • Glasgow
  • £13.5 - £15 per hour
  • Temp to Perm

Full job descriptionFirst Achieve's Engineering Division have an excellent opportunity for a Mechanical Assembly Fitter to join an established and growing company in the North/East Greater Glasgow region. Our client is an international manufacturer, dedicated to Marine products world-wide.What's on Offer:Temp (probation) to perm after 12 weeksPaying £15 per hour while under temp (probation) through agencyPaying circa £13.50 per hour once permanent39hr work week4.5 day work week7am to 4pm Mon to Thurs and 7am to 12pm FriOT 1.5xThis role will report directly to the Warehouse Manager and you will be expected to work as part of a collaborative team of operatives in ensuring the efficient and continual, management and organisation, of products on the premise.Duties will involve the following:assembly of mechanical components on a workbenchreading design and assembly drawingsmaking use of power toolEssential skills, experience and knowledge:The successful candidate must have:experience of mechanical assemblyexperience of reading engineering drawingsThis is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business, who can offer long-term stability & career progression for the right candidates. APPLY TODAY and one of our Engineering Consultants will be in touch to discuss in more detail.

Fabricator/Welder
Engineering
  • Glasgow
  • £14.85 - £16 per hour
  • Temp to Perm

Full job descriptionFirst Achieve's Engineering Division have an excellent opportunity for a Fabricator Welder to join an established and growing company in the North/East Greater Glasgow region. Our client is an international manufacturer, dedicated to Marine products world-wide.What's on Offer:Temp (probation) to perm after 12 weeksPaying £16 per hour while under temp (probation) through agencyPaying circa £14.85 per hour once permanent39hr work week4.5 day work week7am to 4pm Mon to Thurs and 7am to 12pm FriOT 1.5xThis role will report directly to the Warehouse Manager and you will be expected to work as part of a collaborative team of operatives in ensuring the efficient and continual, management and organisation, of products on the premise.Essential skills, experience and knowledge:The successful candidate must have:Experience in Sheet Metal Work / Metal Fabrication / PlatingMIG & TIG Welding experience would also be ideal.Aluminium Welding Experience.This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business, who can offer long-term stability & career progression for the right candidates. APPLY TODAY and one of our Engineering Consultants will be in touch to discuss in more detail.

Panel Wireman / Electrical Fitter
Engineering
  • Glasgow
  • £30000 - £31000 per annum
  • Permanent

Full job descriptionFirst Achieve's Engineering Division have partnered with a globally recognised company, who have a global reach within their sector. We are seeking an Experienced Control Panel Wireman/woman to assist the business in continuing & improving on their strengths across their facilities in Dunbartonshire.What's on Offer:Circa £31,000 per annumMonday to Friday Day Shift PositionCompany Pension Scheme+ Many More Benefits….Ideally, candidates will have a background in Electrical fitting / Panel Wiring and/or Electrical Fit outsDuties are a combination of but not limited to:Proficient in reading drawings to wire panels correctlyPanel WiringCommon Control WiringPLC WiringCopper Buzzbar fittingWiring and fitting of Switchboards and Distributions boardsWiring and fitting of MCC'sSkills and Attributes:Proven experience in a similar role is essentialExperience of panel wiringExperience dealing with switchboardsTesting experience of Electrical panels and MCC's would be beneficialThis is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business, who can offer long-term stability & career progression for the right candidates. APPLY TODAY and one of our Engineering Consultants will be in touch to discuss in more detail.