Packing Operative

Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Ltd are recruiting on behalf of one of our clients for a Packing Operative. They are looking for a well-rounded and hardworking individual to join their team.

The company is a small and bespoke family based, and has been in business for 42 years, and prides itself on the ethics and decency.

Packing Operative Overview:

  • Operating production equipment
  • Packing of product
  • Helping organise production space
  • Cleaning and tidying
  • Occasional help in other areas when needed

Packing Operative Hours and Pay

  • Starting at £20,000/year, with the potential to rise to £24-25,000
  • 09:00-17:00, Monday to Friday, full time. PERMANENT
  • Position is based in Hixon, so reliable transport is required.

Warehouse Operative

We have new contract with a up and coming logistics company that is based in Stone, Staffordshire. We are looking for a hard-working reliable individual that have had previous warehouse experience.

The role will include a variety of tasks, however predominately this will include a lot of physical “handballing” of goods from the containers into the warehouse. Working with weights up to 25kg.

The company is dedicated to providing an excellent service and have great company ethics to match.

Working hours:

  • 08:00-17:00 Monday to Friday
  • This position is on an ad hoc basis

Pay rates:

  • Starting at £10.00/hour

Office Administrator

Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Ltd are looking for an Office Administrator to join their new client based in Stone, Staffordshire.

It is a comfortable office environment, working within a small team who are looking to expand. For the right candidate, there is the opportunity to grow with the company.

About the Company:

Our client has a long-standing reputation for delivering high quality lighting designs and products to commercial clients.

Candidate Requirements

  • Experience within an administration focused role.
  • Sales experience is preferred but not essential.
  • Highly customer focused with a ‘can do’ attitude, keen eye for detail and strong communication skills
  • Comfortable working individually or as part of a team
  • Familiar with Sage Software (200) and Microsoft Excel and have the ability to work with and learn bespoke software packages
  • A confident and professional communicator
  • Capable of using own skills and expertise
  • Business proficient in Italian would be advantageous but not a requirement

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide day to day administration and support for the Sales Department
  • Provide ad-hoc administration and support to other staff members
  • Provide sales administration including sales order and purchase order processing
  • General administrative duties including telephone handling, printing, filing and emails
  • Stock Control is done using the Sage Software – training is provided for right candidate


  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Good holiday and pension contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • On-site parking
  • Casual dress
  • Private medical/dental insurance

Hours and Pay

  • Full time and permanent position
  • Monday to Friday 08:45-17:00
  • £20,000-£22,000/year

TIG Welder

Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Ltd are currently looking for 2 experienced TIG Welders to join our new client, based in Stone.

TIG Welder Overview:

  • We require a TIG welder to predominantly weld thin austenitic stainless steel, group 8.1.
  • You will be required to produce fillet and butt welds in thicknesses and combinations of materials between 0.2mm to 3mm.
  • Thicknesses up to 5.5mm and even 11mm are occasionally welded.


  • Good practical and technical skills
  • An understanding of engineering drawings and principles would be an advantage
  • Work to customer and internal specifications
  • It would be helpful if the candidate has examples of current, or even lapsed Welder Qualification Records, WQR’s that will give indication of experience

Other Skills

  • Reliable and enthusiastic approach to tasks and objectives.
  • Versatile and flexible approach to tasks and objectives.
  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

Hours and Pay

  • Monday to Friday. 0800-1700hrs.
  • Based In Stone (ST15 area)
  • this is offered on a temp to permanent basis.
  • Pay between £10.00-£12.50/hour depending on the amount of experience you have.
  • A weld test would be incorporated into the interview process.

Milling Operatives

Our well established Hixon based client are currently recruiting 2 Milling Operatives on a temp to permanent basis. They are an expert in metal manufacturing and recycling. Full training will be provided to the right candidate for this role.

Candidate Requirements

  • The candidate must have their own Counterbalance Forklift certificate which has been issued or refreshed within the last three years.In house licences will not be considered.
  • The role is based within the foundry. Candidates will be required to move large bulky items with a Forklift or Low Loader, weighing and wrapping.

Hours and Pay

  • Hourly rate starting at 12.00 then rising after 12 weeks to 13.80
  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
  • The hours of work are 06:00hrs-18:00hrs 4 days a week with 3 days off, the shift will rotate on a weekly basis so will include working weekends at times.