Connecting to Linkedin

W1siziisijiwmtcvmtavmjcvmtivntmvmzevndg3l2z1dhvyzs10zwnolwjhbm5lcjiuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciymdawedu2mcmixv0

Future Technology

Recruiment Specialists

Defining the future

The evolution of the Internet of Things means that a host of technologies are becoming more interconnected, from city infrastructures to transport, consumer products, homes and wearable technology. Each will increasingly impact how we work, buy goods and services, travel, power our vehicles and spend our time.

Many of the changes in smart technology and interconnectivity are being led by the automotive industry, with a host of related industries arising from its vast investment into research and development.

Innovation in autonomous vehicles is driving a surge in the science of data, analytics, continuous improvement and cyber security, because it is the capture, measurement and storage of data that allows engineers to refine the reliability of this technology. Meanwhile, new environmental agreements from influential markets like China have driven further investment into alternative propulsion for private and commercial transport.

Finally, cutting-edge consultancies can use their business interests in motorsport (especially Formula E) and automotive manufacture as a real-world testing ground for innovation, developing the smart technology that will power the cities, transport and consumer goods of the future.

Who we work with

Many of our longstanding clients include cutting-edge OEMs, consultancies and start-ups in this diverse field. We also work with government-funded initiatives, often under Non-Disclosure agreements for international assignments. The challenges of hiring in this sector are many, and we are at the leading-edge of talent identification for a raft of connected and burgeoning technologies.

In these markets we have to be skilled at identifying potential as many of our candidates are hired to work in fields that are untested, breaking new ground as they grow. Pace is also crucial, as we are often deployed to locate the brightest talent for confidential projects at short notice. Like many of our clients we are problem-solving as we go, working at the very leading edge of talent in new skills, helping to create the future.

We recruit within these specialisms and more: 

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Hybrid (HEV/PHEV), and Electric Vehicle (EV)
  • Connected Car
  • Autonomous Transportation
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Smart Building and Smart City
  • Health and Wellness Technology
  • Materials Science
  • Battery Hardware and Management Systems (BMS)
  • Wireless Charging
  • Cyber Security
  • Big Data, Data Science and Data Analytics
  • Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Wearable Technology and Connectivity
  • App Development
  • Renewable Energy


Upload your CV

Ready to start your career journey with Gerrell & Hard? Simply upload your CV here!

Get started

It is my pleasure to recommend Paul as the go to recruiter for both employers and anyone looking to find new employment. Finding that perfect job or candidate can seem to be an insurmountable task, but Paul made the whole process feel like a breeze. After receiving my CV and a phone conversation with me, Paul efficiently matched my skill set and aspirations with the ideal job. Subsequently he dealt with the recruitment process with complete professionalism and continuously gave relevant updates and feedback as we progressed. Paul's work ethic is outstanding as I can honestly say that I felt he had both my and the prospective employer’s best interest at heart. The feedback, advice and guidance he gave in his friendly manner was always helpful, accurate and realistic. Paul is an all-round great guy to work with and I unreservedly recommend him for any employment matters.

Prototype Build Technician, Electric Vehicle

Our latest

Future Technology Vacancies

Lead Audio & Lighting Engineer

Wiltshire £60-70k + Excellent Package

This role sits within the Interiors team of our automotive function and plays a pivotal role in delivering our vision. We're looking for a Lead Development Engineer who can help shape and form detailed design and product development interiors for audio and lighting specifically. Our client has begun work on a battery electric vehicle – that’s no secret. It has remained their ambition to solve the worldwide problem of air pollution for nearly 30 years. Now that they have the ability to bring all their technologies together into a single product, they are able to solve this problem at the...

Learn more Apply now

Motor Control Research Engineer

Farnham £30-60k + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity for an engineer who is interested in Motor Control Research. You’ll join a successful and expanding technology company within the rapidly developing electric vehicle industry. The automotive industry is changing greatly and the electric vehicle space is one of the most challenging and competitive places to be. The company seeks a talented Motor Control Research Engineer to help in the design and development of their next generation products and systems. Ideally candidates would have experience of highly regulated or safety critical product development, perhaps gained within the automotive, avionics, rail or medical device domain. However...

Learn more Apply now

Project Manager - Advanced Engineering Software - Autonomous Vehicle

Oxford £40,000 to £50,000 (dependent of proven ability) + bens

Leading Artificial Intelligence firm specialising in mobile autonomy is seeking a proven a Project Manager to deliver advanced engineering software projects. They are the driving force behind many of the UK’s autonomous vehicle initiatives; bringing self-driving cars to the streets of some of the UK leading cities. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s premier start-ups focusing on an amazing, fast moving area of technology. They are looking for someone who can come and make a contribution to the company, the culture, the science and our customers. We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Project...

Learn more Apply now

Senior Buyer - Powertrain

Chippenham Competitive Salary

Automotive OEM is recruiting a new Procurement Manager within Powertrain/Electrificiation to support a new EV Project. To apply for this position you must hold experience in either electrification; battery, electrical motors, hybrid or powertrain. Accountabilities -Lead the Procurement activities for Powertrain and represent UK Procurement in cross functional team meetings for new and existing projects. -Drive and manage Category costs to meet Should Costs and Target Costs. -Develop Category Sourcing Plans for each project, identifying High-risk and High-impact parts and ensuring all necessary Category Procurement activities are complete. -Work with engineers and suppliers to create detailed specifications, and identify VA/VE...

Learn more Apply now

Future Technology

Blogs & Case Studies