- Herman Miller Limited – Engineering Permanent Recruitment
A vacant position for a Bills and Materials Engineer arose at Herman Miller; a highly technical position which required a unique and set of skills, experience and proficiency.
Initially advertised with local agencies, they did not receive a suitable applicant with the desired attributes to invite for interview.
We will understand your business and form a recruitment policy with you
We understood their business in terms of the objective for this piece of recruitment; training on offer and succession planning. From this we consulted to formulated the recruitment policy by looking at motivations needed to ensure someone stays in the role, skills needed that cannot be trained, qualifications and who would fit into the culture and ethos of the business.
The role was then advertised extensively across all the major job boards using our special techniques.
We then searched our database of over 90’000 engineers found from referral and our ongoing advertising.
Next we formally interviewed and screened all suitable applicants to provide a shortlist of 3 right applicants that wanted the position on offer.
When all 3 applicants were selected for interview we booked the applicants in for the selected date.
We made sure that each applicant was committed and prepared for the oncoming interview to make it as productive as possible.
After the interview we took objective feedback from all the applicants so that Herman could make a decision about who best to offer!
Herman loved in particular one applicant who they wanted to offer. We worked with Herman to make sure they understood what they needed to offer for the applicant to accept the role. (Let’s face it; there is nothing worse than when an applicant turns down the role!)
The best 3 applicants were short listed for an interview and one was offered the job. The process was quick and the client was delighted with the service provided because of the candidate’s fit with the culture and job specification.
- Anglia Crown Limited – Engineering Contract Recruitment
Anglia Crown a food manufacturing company needed an electrical maintenance engineer to start 2 days later on a 1 month contract.
By searching our large database we were immediately able to find 2 engineers.Within 3 hours we sent the client 2 CV of electrical maintenance engineers that had the technical skills and qualifications required from high volume environments that could start on the relevant day.
The client telephone interviewed the CV he liked most. The applicant then started and loved the role.