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Working for Optima presents the opportunity to develop a career with an internationally recognised partitioning specialist.
Working for Optima offers an exclusive opportunity to develop a career with an internationally recognised partitioning specialist.
We have achieved our market leading position thanks to the skills, talent and dedication of our team members; 33% of whom have been with us for more than 10 years. Being an innovation company, we are continually looking for dedicated, self-motivated people to join us as we strive to deliver the highest quality products and services to some of the world’s leading businesses.
We are proud to provide a non-discriminatory and equal opportunity work environment; one within an open, friendly and supportive culture. In addition to the competitive benefits package that we offer, a variety of training courses are available at all levels, to further encourage you to develop whilst in your role and help you to nurture your skillsets and achieve your own personal goals.
For us, the most significant investment we can make in terms of development and growth is in the next generation. Apprenticeships, graduate programmes, and internships are just a few of the options we offer for those looking to further their education. Looking for your next step? Read our Apprentice & Graduate brochure to find out more about the exciting opportunities we offer.
To apply to any of our roles, please email a copy of your CV along with a covering email to HR@OptimaSystems.com.
Optima is an international leader in sustainable glass partitioning systems and solutions.
We pride ourselves on offering exceptional service and beautifully designed glass partitions and doors which exude quality in every region we operate in. We are wholly dedicated to helping our clients create effective and innovative workspaces in some of the world’s most iconic buildings.
Due to our continued success, we have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Regional Account Manager to join our Optima Special Works team.
You will be responsible for the account management of an exclusive group of accounts primarily along the M4 corridor (West London to South Wales).
The ideal candidate will have the ability to form strong relationships with key individuals with a view to establishing contacts for new projects and/or repeat work.
Key Responsibilities include:
In order to succeed you will need to be positive, confident and able to quickly establish working relationships with a variety of people, and thrive in a varied and fast paced environment, preferably with knowledge of the specification sector.
Knowledge of the interiors sector would be beneficial, but not essential as full product training will be given.
You will join on a full-time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits, alongside the opportunity to work in a well-established and friendly company.
If you are interested in applying, please send a CV and a covering letter stating previous experience and why you want to work for us to firstname.lastname@example.org
To work as an integral part of the Manufacturing Design team, providing manufacturing design support for fabricated Fire Rated Product and ensuring departmental objectives are obtained.
Produce 3D models of new and existing products from concept or customer briefs.
Producing and maintaining 2D CAD details of product designs, along with manufacturing drawings for internal use and for external designers specifying Optima Fire Rated Products.
Undertake design review – Thus revising and re-issuing drawings based on customer comments.
Compile Bill of Materials and production routes from drawings produced to an agreed programme within an ERP system.
Managing engineering change requests using ERP and drawing control system.
Prepare requests for information, query sheets and monitor replies as required.
Monitor own progress against contract programme and report progress on a regular basis.
Check all elements of a project. Including drawing schedules, general arrangement drawings, working drawings and fabrication information.
Provide design and technical support for all other departments as required.
Communication & Customer Service:
Ensuring that the highest levels of customer service and communication are provided to all customers, both internal and external, at all times.
The ability to communicate clearly and fluently, verbally and in writing.
To be successful in this role as a Manufacturing CAD Engineer, you will need the following skills and experience.
To apply please forward covering letter along with a CV to HR@OptimaSystems.com
Apprentice Quantity Surveyor for Optima Installations Ltd
We are now seeking to appoint an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor to join the Optima Installations Ltd team.
The main purpose of the role is to learn all aspects of the surveying role within Optima Installations Ltd. The right candidate will be given support to undertake appropriate professional studies.
The role will involve the following tasks:
This role would suit someone who is interested in a career in construction and has experience in or studying towards a qualification in the building trade.
What you will gain
Optima Installations Ltd is a close working team and this is seen in the long service record of its employees. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to have access to long-standing knowledge from their peers, whilst joining an industry leader within the office fit-out sector.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of quantity surveying and will be supported to take on further studies in this field, enrolling on to Surveying Technician Level 3
The entry requirement for the apprenticeship will typically be five GCSEs at Grade C or higher including Maths and English or a Level 2 apprenticeship in a construction or property-related discipline.
Who we are
Optima Installations Ltd is an Aluminium framework, glass and joinery contractor for commercial fit-outs within the UK. Part of the Optima group, with over 25 years experience of delivering high-quality projects in time and on budget. Our ethos is to provide our clients with an exceptional service from the initial design right through to practical completion.
We directly employ in the region of 40 highly skilled operatives, ranging from, Site Managers, Site Supervisors to partition installers & carpenters. We have the skills to undertake projects ranging from £5,000to £10,000,000. Our aim is to develop and maintain strong lasting relationships, resulting in repeat business from clients who regularly seek our specialist services.
For more details about Optima and the types of projects we work on please visit our website www.optimasystems.com
We have manufacturing facilities in the UK and Kuala Lumpur and over 30 years’ experience in the glass partitioning industry. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional service and beautifully designed glass partitions and doors which exude quality in every region we operate in. We are wholly dedicated to helping our clients create effective and innovative workspaces in some of the world’s most iconic buildings.
An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a Trainee Estimator to join us in Manchester within our Interior Fit-Outs and Refurbishments department.
This role provides a great opportunity to learn the role of a sub-contractor estimator which involves building costs up from first principles, through to a full sales price.
Within the role, you will receive enquiries allocated by either the Estimating Manager or the Divisional Director and send out enquiries for materials and sub-contract items. You will also receive and evaluate prices for materials and sub-contractors and build up the price using either the estimating system or an Excel spreadsheet.
Your responsibilities will also include liaising with sales to ensure that any tender presentation is requested in adequate time and attending sales meetings as required and follow up on any priced projects as discussed in those sales meetings to either an order or a lost job.
As well as calculating any preliminary costs using the Excel prelim spreadsheet you will then present the price to either the Estimating Manager or Divisional Director for adjudication and finalise any changes made and submit the price.
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills (written and verbal), have experience with Microsoft packages and be confident in learning new systems.
You should have GCSE’s in Mathematics and English at grade C or above and a desire to start a career in construction estimating.
It is preferable for candidates to live within a commutable distance of our offices in central Manchester.
Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30 am – 5.30 pm
To apply, please email a copy of your CV along with a covering email to HR@OptimaSystems.com
Optima Products Ltd, based in Radstock near Bath, employs over 100 people, designing, manufacturing, and distributing an extensive range of Optima branded partitioning systems. Our award-winning products are used in high quality interior fitouts of commercial office space, generally for blue chip clients, throughout the world.
An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a Maintenance Apprentice to join the growing team at Optima. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to achieve a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Maintenance Engineering Operations, attending College on day release.
Main Purpose of Job:
Preventative maintenance on machines and equipment, responding to emergency machine break downs. Involvement with new design, installation, and movements of existing machines. Overhaul and repair of machines and equipment ensuring machines and equipment on site is safe, working efficiently and fit for purpose. Installation of new electrical circuits, working with single and three phase.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Other duties may be required in addition to the above. Duties may change in line with individual progress throughout the apprenticeship and training period.
College attendance will be once a week during term time over a three-year period with a designated training provider.
The Company will provide specialist tools and in house training as required.
Candidates should typically have 5 GCSEs at grade C (5) or higher in Maths, English and Science, or equivalent and/or relevant experience. Eligible for anyone over the age of 16.
The ideal candidate should have good problem solving skills, a willingness to learn and a keen interest in maintenance.
The role is full time, 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, specific hours to be confirmed.
In addition we will offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension contribution, cycle to work scheme and access to wellbeing services (subject to T&C’s).
If you are interested in applying, please send a CV and a covering letter stating why you want to work for us to email@example.com
Part of the Optima Group, Optima Installations Ltd is an aluminium framework, glass, and joinery contractor for commercial fit-outs within the UK. Part of the Optima Group, with over 25 years experience of delivering high-quality projects on time and on budget. Our ethos is to provide our clients with exceptional service from the initial design right through to practical completion.
We directly employ in the region of 40 highly skilled operatives, ranging from, Site Managers, Site Supervisors to partition installers & carpenters. We have the skills to undertake projects ranging from £5,000.00 to £10,000,000.00. Our aim is to develop and maintain strong lasting relationships, resulting in repeat business from clients who regularly seek our specialist services.
This vacancy is open to people who can travel and work within and around the M25, the majority of work being in Central London.
To work within a team to deliver the highest quality glazed partitions. Take instructions from the site management team to ensure delivery of projects on time snag free.
To ensure that all company policies and procedures are fully implemented and adhered to on allocated contract sites. This specifically includes but is not limited to Health & Safety and the requirements of the Company Business Management System.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to achieve an NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Interior Systems which will include college attendance of varying blocks (2, 3, and 4 weeks) at the National Construction College.
During the apprenticeship, you will be given a variety of job duties, such as;
To apply please contact HR@OptimaSystems.com
Main Purpose of Position
Key duties and responsibilities
CNC / PLC equipment &Powder Coating process equipment.
Standards and Practices.
effective good practice within their role.
The above is only a summary of the typical functions of this position and is not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all responsibilities, you may be responsible for other duties as directed by the Maintenance Manager
Due to our continued success, we have an excellent opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join our Optima North team in Manchester.
Providing support to the Project Manager commercially, key responsibilities include:
Specific duties include:
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of industry experience and be educated to degree level in Quantity Surveying or Construction Cost Management.
In order to succeed you will need to be tenacious, able to quickly establish working relationships with a variety of people, and thrive in a varied and fast paced environment.
Due to our continued success, we have an excellent opportunity for a Designer to join our Optima Major Works team in High Wycombe.
Working alongside our team of experienced Designers you will undertake the following activities:
Any other appropriate duties as may be required. This role is based full-time at our High Wycombe head office.
Essential skills / Experience
If you are interested in applying for any of the above opportunities please send a CV and a covering letter stating why you want to work for us to firstname.lastname@example.org