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Orion Electrotech is on the hunt for a number of Recruitment Consultants for their Reading offices  

The application deadline has now passed but we have numerous other opportunities available across the UK in both sales & recruitment! To see all our sales & recruitment jobs head over to our candidates page.

Orion Electrotech – who offer both contract and permanent recruitment services throughout the UK across multiple Engineering and Technical markets – were founded in 1996. Due to continuous success Orion Electrotech are now looking to grow their company with a number of fresh talented individuals to become fully fledged Trainee Recruitment Consultant’s. 

The Academy

Over the next four weeks we will be searching for a number of ambitious individuals for our latest Academy with Orion Electrotech.

We are looking for candidates to showcase their talent through a series of business tasks at an Audition Day at the Madejski Stadium in Reading on the 11th August 2015. The top 20-25 candidates will be selected and invited to showcase their talent through a series of business tasks on the day.

Candidates will be assessed not on how well your CV reads or how many grades you have got but on how you perform… Candidates will be assessed, not on how well your CV reads or how many grades you have got, but on how you perform in teams, under pressure and in real life business and sales tasks. Think ‘The Apprentice’ squeezed into a single day’s process. Whether you are a graduate or someone looking for a career change, we are looking for top talent and will give you the opportunity to showcase what you can do, no matter what your background is. If you are someone who aspires to achieving high standards, who loves working in a team and individually and someone who thrives on incentives and reward for over achievement then this is the perfect place for you.

The Client – Orion Electrotech

Formed in 1996, Orion Electrotech has built a solid and successful recruitment consultancy business with a turnover that will exceed £30 million this financial year. Much of their success and reputation can be apportioned to their market and industry knowledge along with unparalleled dedication to fulfilling their customer’s needs and expectations.

Employing in excess of 60 personnel working out of two offices Orion Electrotech are able to offer their clients and candidates permanent and contract recruitment services in a range of markets including aerospace, automotive, electronics, manufacturing, power generation and medical throughout the UK.

Orion Electrotech have been recognised for their rapid growth and company mentality over the past few years. They were voted one of the top 250 recruitment businesses in 2014 and fastest growing company in 2011.

Orion Electrotech are looking for individuals who are:

  • Thick Skinned
  • Willing to take a risk and give a go/be put out of comfort zone
  • Ambitious
  • Driven
  • Commercially minded
  • See the desk as a mini business
  • Generally presentable and polite
  • Punctual
  • A team player
  • Computer Literate

Click HERE to take a look at Orion Electrotech’s Careers page


At Orion Electrotech you will be provided with extensive on the job training which will ensure that you learn everything that you need to know to become a successful Recruitment Consultant. This intensive induction training will run over a period of 12 weeks, with follow up internal and external training throughout your career.

The benefits:

  • Anniversary Recognition for years of service
  • Quarterly Lunch Club
  • Monthly Incentives, including Employee of the Month, Lunch Club – Threshold free the following month, Parking place, Social media announcement, Wall of fame picture
  • Half yearly and yearly incentives
  • Hours – 8:00am – 5:30pm – Monday – Thursday.  Friday 8:00am – 3:00pm
  • Very modern, open plan office
  • Not heavily KPI driven 
  • Orion Electrotech are part of a growth accelerator plan which will double the size of the business within the next 3 years with additional offices planned to be implemented in the South West and Midlands.
  • 6.5 years is the average length of service of Orion Electrotech’s permanent staff

So what are you waiting for….

Still want to find out more?

Call the office on 01491 615 264

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