Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Recruitment Agency
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  • 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
Multiple support lines are available to the management team. Coaching and mentoring sessions with directors are held formally on a monthly and quarterly basis. Monthly management team meetings also provide team-based learning through shared experiences.
Staff with two years service can choose between free health insurance or a gym membership. This year, Orion are also offering a free NHS Health Check to all staff above 40. Staff off sick receive full pay and the Reading office offers free massages.
My Team
My Team
Company-wide social events bring both offices together to maintain a productive, close-knit environment. Live 'information boards' in each office are updated weekly with business and social news from across the company.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

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

  • 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

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    54% / 46%

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