Tyne and Wear

Automotive Sales Executive

Automotive Sales Executive

£20,000 OTE £50,000 #INDCB

Location: Newcastle NE29

Hours: 37.5 hrs

The Company:

Major Recruitment have teamed up with a recognized automotive business who are looking for someone to lead from the front and be able to clearly demonstrate their ability to generate impressive results in sales performance, profitability, and operating efficiency.


  • Follow up on inquiries and convert leads into sales opportunities.
  • Negotiate sales terms, ensuring a win-win situation for both the customer and the dealership.
  • Close sales deals efficiently and effectively, securing commitments from customers.
  • Conduct post-sales follow-up to ensure customer satisfaction and address any concerns.
  • Foster long-term relationships to encourage repeat business and referrals.
  • Complete necessary paperwork and documentation related to sales transactions.
  • Ensure accuracy in record-keeping and compliance with dealership policies.
  • Work towards achieving and exceeding sales targets set by the dealership.
  • Arrange and conduct test drives for potential customers, highlighting the performance and features of vehicles.
  • Address customer inquiries during test drives effectively.
  • Collaborate with the finance and service departments to provide comprehensive solutions to customers.
  • Communicate customer feedback and market insights to relevant teams.
  • Understand and communicate financing options available to customers.
  • Provide regular reports on sales activities, achievements, and challenges to management.

Mapress Pipefitter

A time-served Pipefitter is needed to join an Installation and Service team to work on various sites throughout the UK

You will travel to customer sites nationwide and carry out the commissioning, service, maintenance and repair of the company’s range of process pipework solutions

You will need to be a qualified Pipefitter with experience of Mapress fittings

This is a 3 month contract with the potential to be extended. Overtime is available

Due to the nature of the role, candidates must be flexible with staying away from home during the working week. All accommodation is provided by the company along with daily allowances when away

If you would like more information on this interesting and varied role please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV.

HSE Manager

HSE Manager

Are you an experienced HSE? Have a background working within food manufacturing? Looking for a role that will allow you to drive and implement Health & Safety?

As part of our clients ongoing growth plan, we are seeking a driven, motivated HSE Manager to join their Senior Management team on a full-time basis, based in Sunderland.

As a HSE Manager you will drive and implement a robust Health and Safety culture at all levels within a manufacturing, storage, transport, and office environment. You will provide compliance, advice, guidance and support on all Health, Safety and Environmental matters across the sites within the group, working to ensure that all the required systems are in place and adhered to.

Your key responsibilities as HSE Manager will include:

  • To develop and lead the team in promoting, educating and ensuring compliance with Health, Safety and Environment across the company.
  • Ensure all sites adhere to outlined HSE policy.
  • Ensure the Directors and SLT are aware of all key HSE compliance changes.
  • Develop and implement a strategy to improve safety and reduce the impact on the environment.
  • Ensure that all Risk Assessments are completed and reviewed as per current legislation and maintain appropriate records.
  • Coordination of fire and evacuation programme.
  • Assist in the reviewing of the PUWER assessments.
  • Support all transformational and CDM projects.
  • Assist managers to complete all risk assessments and special assessments.
  • Conduct and carry out internal compliance audits of all sites, reporting and developing a plan to address any issues arising.
  • Implement practical and effective methods, both preventative and remedial, of promoting health and safety and safe working practices in the workplace.
  • Select, develop and train the Health and Safety representatives across departments and shifts.
  • Co-ordinate and manage first aid and fire safety representatives for all sites, including training and auditing.
  • Review, recommend and implement control measures and advise on the standards of PPE.
  • Review all accident and near-miss incidents and record all remedial actions.
  • Report all incidents reportable under RIDDOR to the Directors.
  • Conduct Health, Safety and Environmental inspections and prepare documents and reports as required.
  • Identify areas where training / certification is required to meet the standards imposed by legislation, Codes of Practice or HSE guidance and arrange such training/certification as required.
  • Work closely with the development team on all new projects.
  • Review and implement contractor health and safety procedures.
  • Keep up to date with changes in legislation and implement changes where relevant.

Key Skills & Qualifications HSE Manager

  • Proven background and experience in a similar role.
  • NEBOSH Level 3 qualification.
  • Driving licence and use of vehicle – the position will involve travel throughout the UK.
  • Possession of excellent communication skills.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills to be able to get along with other workers within the organisation and have confidence to have a positive impact on the company.
  • Good leadership qualities are necessary to succeed in this position.
  • Able to prioritise and multi-task in the face of many responsibilities/duties.
  • Must have excellent knowledge of computer applications.
  • Possess a high level of problem-solving abilities at all times.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Extensive experience in policy drafting/formulation and administration of safety policies.

Working predominantly Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm, however flexibility will be needed to meet business needs.

Salary Circa 60k dependent on qualifications and experience.

Major Recruitment act as an Employment Agency for permanent roles and an Employment Business for temporary opportunities.


Electronics Repair Technician

An Electronics Repair Technician is needed to work in a busy repair workshop.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the repair & return of products are processed and achieved in line with the company policies, procedures and quality system.

Main Responsibilities:
* Ensure all returns and repairs are booked into the department in a timely manner and are stored correctly.
* Fault find and diagnose faults on suspected faulty electronic products (to component level).
* Ensure that returned products are tested, repaired and assembled as per the company quality system.
* Ensure that all company documentation and records are completed as required.
* Follow company policies, procedures, instructions and standards for repairs.
* Liaise with Customers where necessary regarding returned product.
* Report and help the relevant management concerning product quality issues.

The successful candidate will have some experience of electronics repair and be able to follow a circuit diagrams and fault find (to component level) and have good communication skills (both verbal and written). Excellent level of soldering skills is needed as is experience of electronic testing and basic computer skills.

This is an interesting role within an established electronics company. If you would like more information please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment on 0191 6620016 or click Apply Now to send your CV


Electronics Technical Support Engineer

A Technical Support Engineer with a background in Electronics and experience with AutoCAD and wiring diagrams is sought by a busy Tyneside based company

Working within a busy technical support team you will have the following responsibilities: –

  • Providing customers with technical support on installation, programming and fault finding of electronic products.
  • Creating, editing and production of technical documents and wiring diagrams for both external and internal use.
  • Check customer’s orders and ensure that the products specified are correct and will work correctly as a system.
  • Inform the customer or the relevant personnel over any concerns regarding customers’ orders
  • Produce wiring diagrams and product drawings using CAD and technical documents to accompany customers’ orders
  • Support other departments within the company on technical and quality issues
  • Ensure all drawings and technical documents are produced to company standards as per the Quality System
  • Ensure all technical records are maintained.
  • Carry out site visits as and when required.
  • Assist the companies R&D department in the development of new product.

To succeed in this role you will need some of the following skills and personal qualities

  • Electronics / IT support Background.
  • Ability to understand wiring diagrams and communicate complex solutions in layman’s terms
  • Experience of using basic test equipment such as multimeters and oscilloscopes
  • Good communication skills with the ability to be patient and calm under pressure.
  • Good level of computer literacy.
  • Fault Finding Experience with methodical approach to resolving problems.

If you have experience as a an Electronics Support Technician and would like a varied and interesting role with good technical development prospects and a friendly working environment please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment on 0191 6620016 or click Apply Now to send your CV

Graduate Electrical Project Engineer

Major Recruitment are currently hiring for a Graduate Electrical Project Engineer for an established engineering company in Wallsend.

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary: £26k-28K with yearly increments
  • Career and training plan from entry level to Full Project Manager
  • Multi million pound, worldwide organisation
  • Flexible start and end times to help with Work/Life balance
  • 25 days of annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays,
  • Day off on your birthday,
  • Yearly bonus,
  • Sponsored training and development opportunities
  • Exceptional career advancement prospects
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • Long Service Awards
  • Enhanced Company Sick Pay
  • Free Staff Car Park
  • Working for an Investors in People Gold standard company

Duties and Responsibilities

Top of Form

Bottom of Form

  • Assisting the Engineering manager in implementing and overseeing various projects, including New Product Introduction (NPI), process enhancements, Change Control, and Customer support.
  • Guided by senior engineers or project managers, and supporting project reviews, meetings, and the creation and upkeep of project schedules/timelines by monitoring progress.
  • Defining project specifications, coordinating activities, resolving issues, and updating project dashboards in accordance with agreed processes.
  • Collaborating with and travelling to sites across the world
  • Analysing data and developing and driving positive change and improvements
  • Organizing and delivering tasks to desired timeframes
  • Presenting proposals, reports, and findings to customers.
  • Provide feedback to internal and external stakeholders

Required knowledge, skills, and attributes include:

  • An HND or/and a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, project management, or a related discipline.
  • Would consider candidates that are due to graduate this year
  • Beneficial exposure to working in manufacturing environments or assembly process improvements.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. Microsoft Project experience is desirable.
  • Communication skills: Essential for clear and concise interaction with team members, stakeholders, and customers. Both verbal and written communication skills are crucial.
  • Proactiveness: Critical in managing risks throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Understanding of the quality system ISO 9001:2000 is desired
  • Preferred experience in Lean Tools/Six Sigma Problem Solving.
  • Technical aptitude and strong problem-solving skills, analysing problems critically, and devising practical solutions collaboratively.
  • Teamworking skills while maintaining the drive and ability to work independently.
  • Efficient time management, priority setting, and meeting deadlines to ensure project alignment.
  • Analytical and metric-driven approach.
  • Willingness to travel outside the UK, including international business travel.

Further Details:

Hours of work: 37.5 hrs


Flexible 7am – 9am start to 4pm – 6pm Finish

Fri 11.30-12pm finish after 37.5 hours in the week


Contact details – Send a CV and or contact me via the following:

Phone: 0191 9338441

Email: pauldevine@major-recruitment.com

Connect with me on Linkedin: Paul Devine – Major Recruitment


Support Worker

Major Healthcare are currently looking to recruit experienced Support Workers to work within a variety of environments in the Northeast including Care Homes and Nursing Homes.

Major Healthcare, a rapidly growing division of Major Recruitment (est. 1992), is one of the leading recruitment agencies nationwide supplying all grades of both Qualified Nurses and experienced care and support staff to the healthcare industry on both a temporary and permanent basis.

We enable you to use your experience in a wide variety of settings across the Northeast supporting those who are most vulnerable, while maintaining the flexibility of working in line with your availability.

To work in this role, we are looking for the following criteria:

  • Have at least 6 months of paid experience working in the Health and Social Care sector in the UK
  • Reliability, punctuality, trustworthiness, and confidence dealing with complex needs
  • A current, full DBS (preferably on the update service)
  • Ability to be patient and keep calm when under pressure
  • A sense of responsibility
  • Friendly, adaptable, and a willing disposition in new environments

What Major Healthcare offer you:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Flexible working patterns to suit you – you choose your shifts!
  • Full OR part time work available
  • Continual support, guidance, and professional development
  • Free comprehensive refresher training and personal development courses available
  • Holiday accrual
  • Dedicated personal consultants available to help and support you 24/7

If you are interested in the above position, please apply via the link below or contact us on 0191 9330027!


Gateshead Based – HVAC Cleaner

Major Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Industrial Cleaner to join our client based in

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear (Please only apply if you are able to commute within 45 Mins)

The role is a full-time opportunity, temporary ongoing work with flexibility to learn and gain new skills.

  • Immediate starts
  • Night Shift Work with flexibility to do days when required.
  • Full time hours
  • Depot Based in Gateshead
  • £12-£14 per Hour with Overtime available
  • Meal allowance and travel pay
  • Access to a company vehicle
  • Weekly pay
  • On-site parking

As a Industrial Cleaner you will expect:

  • Access and clean heating and ventilation ducts
  • Working at height and confined spaces
  • Kitchen deep cleans
  • Cleaning industrial vents and air systems
  • Handling cleaning supplies while wearing PPE
  • Working as part of a team
  • Contracts may involve working away from home for days at a time
  • Meal allowance up to £20 when working away.
  • Travel Time paid when working away.

Anyone that has experience with

  • IPAF
  • Confined space

Would be advantageous but essential.

Requirements for the Role

  • Be looking for a full-time role.
  • Driving Licence is essential with no more than 6 points
  • Experience in a similar role would be desirable but not essential.
  • A team player
  • Can get to and from Gateshead for the Shift times.
  • Ability to work away for days at a time.
  • Happy to receive full training and induction.
  • Eye for details
  • Resilience can embrace challenges.
  • This is a Full time position so not suitable for Students to apply

To apply, please click below


Lead Generators / Energy Consultants

What’s On Offer:

  • Paying up to £45,000 per year
  • Monday to Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm & Friday early finishes – NO WEEKENDS!
  • Ongoing support and development
  • Genuine career progression
  • Salary matrix
  • Uncapped bonus structure
  • December off – FULLY PAID
  • Various rewards, incentives and team days out
  • Dress down Friday
  • Onsite parking

My client is a well-established Energy Firm who are looking for experienced Lead Generators and Energy Consultants, to join their dynamic team based in Sunderland. They have an impeccable reputation for the quality of service and products they deliver. Following year on year success my client has exciting growth plans leading to an exciting opportunity arising for the right individuals to join their team.

This is an amazing time to join a passionate, progressive team that are constantly striving to improve their capabilities and services for the industry.

The role:

  • Engaging with potential clients through making outbound calls.
  • Maintaining and monitoring your client portfolio
  • Oversee the implementation of administrative requirements
  • Building rapport with customers to ensure a pleasant customer experience.
  • Identify and follow up opportunities with companies who are not already on the database.
  • Logging information accurately on company systems.
  • Adhering to compliance and data protection policies implemented by the company.
  • Pricing customer contacts
  • Managing new clients accounts
  • Maximising sales opportunities and closing business
  • Achieving monthly Revenue and KPI targets

The Candidate:

  • Have a background in sales (3 months experience – minimum)
  • Strong persuasive and negotiation abilities
  • Must be self-motivated and used to working to targets
  • Able to work as a key member in a busy sales team.
  • Good timekeeping
  • High attention to detail
  • A strong communicator
  • A willingness to learn
  • Solid problem solving, decision making and analytical capability.
  • Accurate, with a thorough approach and attention to detail.
  • Positive and ambitious person
  • You are tenacious, driven and motivated by competition and money.