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Samantha Bryant

Samantha Bryant

Key Account Manager

  • engineering-and-manufacturing

  • About me

  • I recruit in the manufacturing and engineering sector, working with SME’s and major OEM’s predominantly within the aerospace & defence, nuclear, automotive and marine industries.

    I grew up in Fareham and now live in Waterlooville with my fiancé and my 3 cats (I am officially a crazy cat lady). I studied English Language and Literature at the University of Leicester and have been working in recruitment since 2013.

    In my spare time, you'll either find me at Crossfit / the gym, baking, reading, or watching a good TV series on Netflix. I also love travelling and going on holiday, and I've been to 14 countries.

    A few fun facts about me:
    I have raised a total of £5,000 for Childreach International, completing two challenge events for the charity. At 19 I climbed to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro and spent 3 weeks in Africa exploring Tanzania, going on safari in Kenya and relaxing on Zanzibar Island. I later, at 21, travelled to China to walk the Great Wall of China, exploring hidden parts of the wall and climbing Heavens Ladder.
    Earlier this year (2019) I completed my first Tough Mudder just outside London. This was scarier and included more electrocution than first expected but was great fun!

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Samantha's Jobs

  • Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

    Winchester

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

    Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - £35,000-£45,000 + Excellent Benefits Senior Mechanical Design Engineer urgently needed to join a stable, established and growing engineering company based just outside of Southampton. My client is working in a niche market and offer bespoke design solutions, working from concept stage through to assembly and test. They are looking to add 10 Design Engineers to their current team over the next 6 months. The successful Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will have experience of hand calcs and / or stress analysis techniques and will have experience designing pressure vessels, machinery, remote handling equipment or similar and must be eligible for SC clearance. My client offer great career development and progression opportunities and the chance to work alongside an enthusiastic and dynamic team. They also offer a generous relocation package for anyone moving to the area for work. The Package: Salary - £35,000-£45,000 37 hours a week Mon-Fri 08:30-17:30 and Fri (08:30-16:30) Private health care Pension 6% company contribution 25 days holiday + bank holidays Death in service 4x annual salary Flexible working hours Relocation package offered Prime Responsibilities and Duties Production of engineering concepts and technical solutions. To produce engineering designs and associated engineering documents (such as drawings, calculations, reports) and ensure they are completed within the required timescales. To progress small and medium sized engineering projects, as allocated or working as part of a team on larger projects. In both cases. Project work, in addition to design, will include all aspects of the design process such as draughting and testing of products. Required Skills Good engineering calculations ability. (Hans calcs, Ansys, FEA experience) Will ideally hold a Degree, HNC/HND qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineering or a related subject. Experience working in the defence, nuclear or a similar highly regulated industry would be advantageous. Must have or be eligible to obtain SC clearance. WR Engineering & Manufacturing are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering sales jobs and manufacturing jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide. WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

  • Project Engineer

    Winchester

    £28000 - £35000 per annum

    Project Engineer Project Engineer - Winchester Area - £28,000-£35,000 - Great Career Development Opportunities Project Engineer required to join an organically growing and elite engineering company in the Winchester area. The successful Project Engineer will be responsible for the provision of all aspects of project engineering associated with design and build projects, from the tendering stage to delivery and will ideally have experience working in a highly regulated industry such as aerospace, medical, defence and nuclear. My client offers great professional development opportunities, giving employees full support towards Chartered Project Professional and CEng Chartership. The Package: Salary - £28,000-£35,000 37 hours a week Mon-Fri 08:30-17:30 and Fri (08:30-16:30) Flexi-time Private health care Pension 6% company contribution 25 days holiday + bank holidays (increasing with length of service) Death in service 4x annual salary Cycle to work scheme The Role: Project engineering support design for design and build projects. Manage all project functions including design, engineering, manufacture, procurement, build, testing and installation. Monitor and control projects to ensure they are delivered to budget and programme. Manage sub-contracts for manufacturing, fabrication and specialist services. Help develop and maintain a good working relationship with the client ensuring their expectations are understood and met. Identify changes in the scope of the project and control changes to programme and order value. Management of allocated resources to project phases. Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget. Support Engineers and Project Managers with technical advice to resolve problems. Recognize and solve potential problems and evaluate project/program effectiveness. Required Skills: Previous project engineering experience. Experience within a highly regulated industry such as Nuclear, Defence, Medical or Aerospace. Security Clearance, or able to achieve SC vetting level. Degree, HND / HNC or equivalent in an engineering or project management discipline. Experience of working with Protectively Marked Information an advantage. WR Engineering & Manufacturing are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering sales jobs and manufacturing jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide. WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

  • Senior Business Development Manager

    Reading

    £80000 - £85000 per annum + + OTE

    Senior Business Development Manager (BDM) Senior Business Development Manager - Reading - £80,000-£85,000 + Benefits Senior Business Development Manager required to join a leading provider of wireless connectivity network solutions for large scale and industrial customers within manufacturing, ports, oil and gas, energy generation and mining. The company is at the forefront of this new technology and offers an exciting opportunity backed by access to significant financial resources to capture market leadership position in the UK and other European markets. The role will be based from Reading so ability to commute to the office 1-2 times a week will be required. As the successful Senior Business Development Manager will have a successful enterprise solution sales and sales management track-record and will have worked within the telecommunication, private wireless or enterprise sales sectors previously. The Role: Identify, qualify and close business opportunities in the country, engage with potential customers and collaborate with international teams to create the offering that matches customers' requirements. Contribute to developing growth opportunities. Interpret external business issues and recommend solutions. Understand the customers' business model and the market's legal framework. Prepare (co-ordinate) customer presentations, tender documents and contracts. Negotiate customer contracts. Leads, supports and contributes to the Sales process during project bid preparation (strategy, approach, partnership, scope, pricing, risk mitigation, etc.) Develop partnership opportunities for the company, with a long-term view of developing the local business. Work pro-actively and independently, with guidance in the form of policies and guidelines and with coaching from senior experts within the organisation. Demonstrate a "can-do" working style and be persistent in pursuing opportunities. Requirements: At least 15 years of experience in Enterprise Sales, Telecommunications or Private Wireless. Previous experience of Private Wireless Networks is essential. Track record in sales forecasting, management and deal closing. Experience in customer engagement, sales and business development. Ability to achieve results in cooperation with many internal and external stakeholders. The Package: Salary - £80,000 - £85,000 + OTE Paid mileage 25 days holiday + Bank holidays (can buy and sell holiday and increases with length of service) Pension Scheme 6% employer contribution (going up to 10% after 2 years) Private Medical Income Protection Personal Accident Insurance Life Assurance WR Engineering & Manufacturing are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering sales jobs and manufacturing jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide. WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

What people say about Samantha

  • ​Sam was warm, clear and encouraging, she gave me great confidence prior to my interview. She also kept me up-to-date with any progress or feedback from the employer.

    Shaun Topham, Training and development manager - Wiltshire
  • Sam understands the specifications of the role we need filling very quickly and is always honest in giving market opinions. Presented CV's are always on target.

    Nigel Smith, Head of Design
  • Regular updates and feedback is very reassuring and it has been a pleasure dealing with Sam.

    Marc Bull, Service Engineer - Manchester
  • WR Engineering & Manufacturing have been outstanding in assisting me through the whole process from first application to interviews and feedback. My consultant Samantha has provided me with great support and regular updates on the progress of my application. I would not hesitate in recommending their services in helping to secure your next career opportunity

    Chris Moore, QHSE Manager, - Berkshire