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People are our priority

industrial

questemployment.co.uk

commercial

technical


Our mission is to add value to our client’s business by operating a cost-effective and flexible recruitment package, along with honesty and integrity. We continually re-evaluate our business through enhancing our processes, to offer you the best possible service and candidates. By adopting our clients culture and working practices our service will be measured and accountable providing the foundations for a profitable and strong business partnership for both parties.


One thing will never change

‘People are our Priority’ whether you’re a client, team member or a flexible employee, that’s why over 25 years of trading we’ve become one of the most trusted specialists in what we do.


Our services Quest Employment operates a full end-to-end recruitment service for all our clients, providing a range of services that include Industrial, Commercial and Technical recruitment, to facilitate differing requirement needs. Our proven recruitment models deliver efficient and effective solutions for all clients, whilst our technology services provide cutting edge industry options and reporting strategies. We can supply temporary, permanent or fixed term recruitment solutions to industries across all sectors, and consistently evolve the solutions of Quest Employment, in line with developments within the industry. You can have complete confidence in Quest Employment, we take a different approach and consider our trading relationships as long term partnerships. We work with some of the UK’s largest employers across a range of sectors however we aim to deliver the same level of service no matter the size of the client. All our consultants are fully trained and we have an enviable record of retaining our consultants which means we deliver a consistent service.

The on-site service of Quest Employment is the fastest growing division that provides a complete outsourced solution, ideal for companies that regularly use large numbers of flexible workers alongside their regular employees. We recognise that our role is not just to provide staff but to work as a partnership to help develop people and improve the efficiency of your businesses.

Provide and maintain the workforce needed to increase productivity and reduce costs

Weekly management information reporting and tracking

Handpicked support team to manage the account

We will appraise, recognise and reward staff upholding staff performance levels through worker unique welfare sessions as well as employee and workplace assessments thus we retain the workforce

For all your Industrial, Commercial and Technical Recruitment needs



Implementation Team Quests Implementation Team form the heartbeat of any new supplier relationship to ensure the Implementation of service is seamless, transparent and structured. A structured timeline is agreed with our client based on the needs of speed, changes required, and operational requirements to accommodate all aspects of the process. An in depth site analysis is conducted by an assigned National Account Manager, identifying all clients needs around cost, training, performance, process, culture and engagement, which then forms the base line for recommendations and the implementation timeline and process. By appointing a dedicated team to our clients in this manner has proved invaluable with ensuring smooth transitions, with an in depth understanding of needs and culture ultimately reducing attrition, improving fulfilment and performance without any disruption to the operation.

For all your Industrial, Commercial and Technical Recruitment needs


National Recruitment Team (NRT) The National Recruitment Team was launched in June 2020 and is centrally based at Quest Employment’s Head Office in Northampton. Our National Recruitment Team are passionate about finding the right candidate(s) for each role(s), every time and with a team of experienced recruiters, we specialise in many offsite recruitment operations, alongside supporting the companies national network of branches and onsite operations.

The National Recruitment Team take ownership and supplement current operations by recruiting nationally and locally, having placed 2367 candidates within the company from its inception in June to the end of peak in December in 2020. This is an increase of 27.4% in successfully placed candidates from 2019.

Being largely responsible for remote recruitment on a national scale, the team are fully engaged in new ways to approach finding the right candidate.

To increase numbers successfully the National Recruitment Team take full accountability of your recruitment campaign, allowing for specific needs to be met. We plan these in advance so we have a readily available pool of candidates, even at short notice. By being able to take the focus of recruitment onsite and doing it remotely we have enabled our onsite teams to be more flexible and available to support the client with their day to day business. The National Recruitment Team is an exciting addition to our business and has seen rapid growth in it’s internal workforce and the technology that it uses.

We are increasingly seeing the need to engage with candidates through social media as opposed to the traditional methods of job boards and walk ins and the team are fully versed in how to get the best candidate for each role. Whilst video calls aren’t new to the business, we are using them more and more to ensure those candidates in remote areas are able to work for a company that is continually growing.


Compliance Quest Employment takes compliance seriously. We recognise that we must integrate our business values and operations to meet the expectations of our clients, employees, flexible workers, regulators, investors, suppliers, the community and the environment.

Professional Partners

Gender Pay Act

Modern Slavery

We recognise that our social, economic and environmental responsibilities are integral to our business. We aim to demonstrate these responsibilities through our actions and within our corporate policies.

GDPR

Stronger Together

Our commitment to respect in the workplace included our full support for international efforts to promote ethical principles and practices related to the prevention of the exploitation and abuse associated with modern slavery and human trafficking.

For all your Industrial, Commercial and Technical Recruitment needs


Compliance team Quest Employment have a committed team with over 40 years of recruitment experience dedicated to compliance and legislation. With an ever-changing world it’s imperative we comply with industry standards. We supply over 4,000 staff to 300 clients per week so it’s paramount we adhere to not only our own internal standards but those that often our clients work to. From the moment we recruit internal staff the compliance journey starts. Every team member is trained to identify signs of human trafficking and modern slavery and work with the authorities to protect individuals and keep them safe. We pride ourselves knowing that our staff are well equipped with the knowledge and tools to go about their day to day duties with confidence. There have been many cases where compliance team alone has won business for Quest based on the standards we work to. We offer total commitment to our clients to ensure that all of our workers are recruited and supplied to the standards required by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA).


What our clients say “ We are about to go into our 2nd year with Quest Employment as our main provider for labour. This business previously has had the same provider for over 20 years so it was a real leap to move most of this work to a new supplier. Quest made this leap very successfully and has provided us with a great service and given us the confidence to continue to use them going forward. ” Keith Oakley Operations Director, R. Delamore Ltd

“ The team at Quest Employment Leicester have provided a consistently high level of service to our large and very busy bakery. I would have no hesitations in recommending Quest to any business requiring temporary work cover. ” Robert Scott Operations Manager, Geary’s Bakery

“ Since our agreement took place back in January 2016 to use Quest services AP Taylor have had a pleasurable and professional experience with Quest agency, from daily communications to implementing NVQ training courses on site with JB-Skills. We look forward to working together for the foreseeable future as AP Taylor shall promote the service levels displayed to all businesses that require support regarding agency staff moving forward.” Kieran Monger Warehouse Manager, AP Taylor



Worker welfare First and foremost, ‘People are our Priority’, our candidates are a name and not a number something we pride ourselves on.

“ I STARTED WORKING FOR QUEST EMPLOYMENT LAST YEAR. THE ON-SITE MANAGERS ARE ALWAYS AROUND TO HELP ME. I AM PROUD TO WORK FOR THEM” Sarah Fisher

The moment their journey starts with us we ultimately want them to get the most out of working for Quest. All our consultants are fully trained, and we have what we believe as one of the best retention statistics in the market. You only have to look at the ‘Core Values’ of our business to get an insight into the people that work for us. We care but most importantly we listen, we will genuinely try to go that extra mile to help them. There are plenty of opportunities for our candidates, with 10 branches trading with over 300 clients and 14 on site operations and our candidates can enjoy longevity in the workplace.


Club Quest For flexible employees, there are many advantages of working with Quest Employment, these include: •

Permanent role opportunities

Perkbox Reward scheme (Subject to terms and conditions)

Employee of the month for your branch, £50 in Vouchers

Recommend a friend vouchers

Apprenticeships

Training leading to accredited qualifications

E-Learning

Newsletters

Worker welfare sessions held at your place of work

Employee Assistance Program


Our skills and sectors Quest Employment provides tailored recruitment services and solutions for the Industrial, Commercial and Technical sectors throughout the UK. Our unrivaled local knowledge, market expertise, coupled with our can-do attitude, gives you the peace of mind, that your recruitment strategy is in safe hands.

Industrial

From fork lift drivers to order pickers, through to production operatives, our specialist industrial recruitment teams can manage your flexible workforce at branch level or on-site, using the latest technology and in-house systems to your advantage.

Commercial

Our commercial sector is particularly proud of its success, in placing temporary and permanent candidates in to a variety of sectors. Using in house testing facilities to make sure candidate selection meets our client’s criteria before interviewing. This includes our bespoke call centre testing operation.

Technical

Quest Technical works closely with the UK manufacturing sector, whether that be automotive, aviation or renewable energy. This includes working with precision engineering, manufacturing and other technical sectors. Working with these clients from different spectrums of the engineering and design industry, we have built up a large data base of candidates.



Industrial Quest Employment focus on providing high levels of customer satisfaction. We specialise in sourcing temporary staff that have the skills and work attitude you require to meet your individual business needs. Our success is derived from always being able to provide the right levels of staff at the right time ensuring our customers meet their schedules. In addition to your dedicated Account Manager, the whole branch will be on hand to assist you and your business. Giving you the assurance our teams will have the knowledge and understanding of your business needs at the point of contact.

We have an extensive database of industrial temporary workers with various skill sets and qualifications including: •

Skilled

Semi-Skilled

Unskilled

We handle a complete range of positions in the following sectors: •

Assembly Operatives

Order Pickers

Food Production

Re-workers

Fork Lift Drivers

Warehouse Operatives

For all your Industrial, Commercial and Technical Recruitment needs



Commercial Quest Employment work on a wide selection of temporary to permanent and permanent roles. Our Commercial division recruits across a broad range of clients, from small to medium businesses through to blue chip multi-nationals. All our candidates are carefully screened, interviewed and reference checked to ensure you have the right person for your role with the right skills and qualifications. At Quest Employment we even have our own bespoke training and testing room, offering

a unique recruitment package that tests employees prior to interview, this even includes a mock call centre where we can test applicants and select those successful candidates for your operation, giving you peace of mind.

The commercial division of Quest Employment has a dedicated team of consultants specialising in the placement of temporary and permanent employees within numerous UK sectors including: •

Accountancy and Finance

Insurance

Retail

Administrators

Logistics and Supply Chain

Sales and Marketing

Call Centre

Manufacturing and Engineering

Secretaries

Data input clerks

Marketing

Human Resources

Office Administration

Information Technology

Receptionist

For all your Industrial, Commercial and Technical Recruitment needs



Technical Quest Employment is one of the leading Midlands agencies for engineering and technical positions. We have a strong presence in recruiting for aerospace, automotive and precision engineering industries. We have access to a large data base of technical and engineering candidates; coupled with selection procedures which are the most comprehensive available to you, from a 3rd party staffing supplier. This represents a valuable resource that identifies the strongest candidate. It’s a service our clients have come to rely on.

Find below a sample of the types of roles we handle every day: •

2d & 3d CAD draughtsmen

Maintenance Engineer

Assembly / Fitter

Mig & Tig Welder

Bench Hand Joiner

Panel Wirer

CNC operator / setter / programmer, Fabricator

Press Brake Op

Sheet Metal Worker

Grinder

Solderer

Inspection

Toolmaker

For all your Industrial, Commercial and Technical Recruitment needs



Executive summary Quest Employment offer an outsourced approach to optimise your talent acquisition, to manage multiple hires within a specific time frame. Our consultants use our proven methodology to deliver seamless, work flow-driven talent acquisition strategies that can help you secure the right talent, quickly and effectively. Before engagement, our consultants will work with you to fully understand your requirements, understand the business culture and develop a customised strategy for identifying, attracting and retaining talent. Once the project is under way, our team follows a tightly integrated process and timeline to deliver multiple hires without sacrificing quality or efficiency.

Tony Shingler Director


Future

Flexible

Approachable Identity

Committed Honest

Innovative

Trustworthy Rewards

Valued

Core Values Fair

Opportunities

Supportive

Enjoyment

Variety

Visionary

Respectful

Reliable

Family

Friendly

Loyalty Teamwork

Our Core Values embody who we are as a company, guide our decisions and inspire us. While we come from different backgrounds and cultures, our values are what we have in common.

Quest Employment at a glance

Sourcing Staff

E-Learning

Industrial

Commercial

Technical

Compliance

On Site Services

Worker Welfare


Banbury

Northampton

01295 477170

01604 232227

banbury@questemployment.co.uk

northampton@questemployment.co.uk

Bedford

Peterborough

01234 358844

01733 555405

bedford@questemployment.co.uk

peterborough@questemployment.co.uk

Corby

Redditch

01536 408631

01527 909431

corby@questemployment.co.uk

redditch@questemployment.co.uk

Coventry

Stoke

02476 222100

01782 307870

coventry@questemployment.co.uk

stoke@questemployment.co.uk

Leicester

Wellingborough

01162 757733

01933 829955

leicester@questemployment.co.uk

wellingborough@questemployment.co.uk

Luton

Head Office

01582 723555

01604 626252

luton@questemployment.co.uk

headoffice@questemployment.co.uk