Meet the Team
'Rapid Industrial specialise in providing solutions to your staffing needs in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Lincolnshire.
Meet the Team
Lionel Sheffield
Lionel Sheffield
Director
Lionel Sheffield
Lionel has been the Director of Rapid since 2000, in which time Rapid has grown and developed to be one of the leading independent recruitment agencies in East Anglia. He leads Rapid’s commitment to continuous improvement. He has a great knowledge of the recruitment and employment needs of local businesses and has a excellent understanding of how those needs can be best met.
Lisa Newman
Lisa Newman
Compliance Officer
Lisa Newman
Lisa has been with Rapid since 2000 and consequently has an excellent understanding of all aspects on recruitment. Since 2009, she has been the company’s Compliance Officer. Many aspects of employment law have become very complex and it is very important that they are complied with. Lisa has as excellent understanding of employment regulations. She regularly gives our clients support and advice in this field, as well as ensuring that Rapid strictly adheres to all the rules and regulations.
Jose Brandao
Jose Brandao
Resources Manager
Jose Brandao
In Portugal, Jose was the owner of a large shoe production business, employing up to 300 people at their peak times. In the UK, he started as a temp for Rapid in 2002. He then worked directly for a large blue chip food processing company, where he gained an excellent understanding of the skills needed to work in this industry. In 2008, he returned to work for Rapid as a Resource Manager, managing Rapid’s temporary staff on a daily basis, ensuring that our industrial clients get the right amount of staff at the right times.
Jekaterina Dzedulioniene
Jekaterina Dzedulioniene
Resourcer
Jekaterina Dzedulioniene
Jekaterina supports the Resources Manager helping to organise the temporary staff. Having worked in a recruitment agency prior to Rapid Recruitment and being able to speak 4 languages, Jekaterina is well suited to looking after our temporary staff.
Trudy Oughton
Trudy Oughton
Payroll Manager
Trudy Oughton
Unlike many recruitment businesses, Rapid process all their payroll inhouse. Prior to Rapid, Trudy spent many years working for a large national payroll company. Her expertise and knowledge in the field ensures that all Rapid’s temps are paid correctly and punctually.
Louise Wright
Louise Wright
Recruitment Consultant
Louise Wright
Louise is Rapid’s Recruitment Consultant specialising in the skilled permanent vacancies. With 5 years experience in Account Management and 10 years experience in Customer Service, Louise's experience ensures that Rapid’s clients are looked after. As a qualified Teacher, Louise uses her previous skills and knowledge in this area to help train potential candidates from CV tips to preparing for an interview.
Beverley Cowling
Beverley Cowling
Finance Assistant
Beverley Cowling
Beverley has always specialised in Finance. She has over 30 years experience in this sector, starting her career as a Tax Officer at HMRC she then went on to work as a Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger and Credit Controller for large organisations within East Anglia. Supporting the Payroll Manager, Beverley is responsible for processing Rapid's daily and weekly time sheets as well as helping Rapid's temporary staff with their payroll queries.
Ludmilla Ipatova
Ludmilla Ipatova
Resourcer
Ludmilla Ipatova
Ludmilla started as one of Rapid Recruitment's temporary workers. Ludmilla's skills were soon recognised and she was promoted to Supervisor working within one of our clients busiest factories. Her expertise and knowledge ensures that our temporary workers receive the relevant inductions and training, working closely alongside the Resources Manager.
"Rapid have provided us with excellent temporary staff. We have requested temps at very short notice and they have always delivered. I'm very happy with Rapid, their service and their temps"
Caroline Lupton, HR Manager, Anson Packaging, Sutton
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