Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Recruitment Agency
  • Year established:
    1996
  • Website:
    http://www.orionelectrotech.com
  • Contact
    • 9 Bell Business Park, Smeaton Close, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP19 8JR

About Orion Electrotech Ltd

Orion Electrotech provide skilled labour, and blue-collar and white-collar contractors to industries across the UK, including gas, engineering and aerospace.

Formed in 1996 by Director Chris Benham, Reading-based Orion has grown organically and received many industry awards and glowing testimonials. Turnover will reach £30 million this financial year and more than 84% of business is repeat business.

Orion has more than 50 specialist recruitment consultants in offices in Reading and Aylesbury across five core market sectors – engineering, gas, aerospace, construction and technology.

They can offer candidates and clients both contract and permanent recruitment services, along with invaluable advice from the combined experience of the team, many of whom have been engineers themselves.

Staff stay on average 6.6 years, attracted by good salaries plus excellent commission, monthly and quarterly bonuses, holiday incentives, health insurance, gym membership, family days out and childcare vouchers.


What is it like to work for Orion Electrotech Ltd

My Manager
My Manager
The company’s management development programme trains business leaders to handle staff development, training needs, business focus points and overall planning, as well as teaching them to communicate openly. The performance of the management team is regularly monitored according to numerous key metrics.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
All staff who worked with Orion Electrotech for two years can qualify for free health insurance or gym membership, while free massage sessions, chillout areas, free meals and staggered hours are also provided across the company’s various offices.
My Team
My Team
Orion Electrotech use annual company-wide social events and shared information hubs to improve cohesion between their various offices, as well as other incentives based on team performance. This has encouraged employees to socialise and work together more closely than they have in the past.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym
    Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    17%

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Average Age:

    33

  • Earning £35,000+:

    33%

  • Male : Female:

    50% / 50%

  • Staff:

    60

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