Our Manufacturing and Technologies team works with small and medium-sized industrial companies that produce high-value, high-precision products. These organisations demand technical specialists who can also can communicate effectively, manage suppliers and lead teams.
We act as an extension of our clients’ personnel departments to source talented professionals within design, development and test functions, who can deliver all of these broader skills.
Who we work with
We provide Graduate to Senior Management level recruitment across sectors including Power and Energy, Aerospace, Medical, Consumer Electronics, Broadcasting, Instrumentation & Automation and Marine Electronics.
Our clients include SMEs who benefit from the close relationships we develop with them, many of whom enjoy the benefits of working with us exclusively.
We are highly-regarded for our experience in complying with the stringent regulation that exists in some of these sectors, particularly Aerospace, Defence and Medical.
We recruit for contract and permanent expertise including (but not limited to) the following, with a focus on the design and development of complex products:
Product Design and Engineering
Mechanical Design and CAD
CAE, FEA, CFD, Simulation and Analysis
Approvals, Certification & Compliance
Field Service Engineers
Purchasing, Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics
Lean, Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma
Health, Safety and Environmental
Business Development, Sales and Marketing
R&D and Prototype Engineering
Test and Development (Component level FF and Test Design)
Electronics, Controls and Software (Real Time & Embedded)
Customer Support Engineers
Project and Programme
Manufacturing, Production & Process Improvement
Quality – Product, Supplier, Auditing and QMS
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Having worked with Nick as a candidate and then very closely as a client, I can honestly say it’s always a pleasure to deal with him. I have moved on but hope that we can work together again in the future. Keep up the amazing work that you do Nick.
David’s advice, experience and knowledge were a great help and gave me confidence when I was still new to the market, and his calls to make sure everything was going okay were a nice touch. If I was considering a career change I would definitely call him first!
Paris found me my first graduate position and took care of everything for me. She rang before my start date to ensure I had all I needed, on my first day to wish me luck, and at the end of my first week. She’s a pleasure to work with and really cares.
David helped me get my first job within the Electronics Industry right after I graduated from university. He also helped me negotiate for my second job. In both instances he was proactive in providing feedback, immediately responded to queries and could easily comprehend my professional and career expectations.
Electronics Engineering Graduate
I can’t thank Paris enough for the support given to me. This was not only through the interview process, but also in the subsequent weeks of working at my new employer. I would not hesitate in recommending Paris to anybody seeking a new opportunity.
Senior Quality Engineer
It was my pleasure to work with Gemma. Her truly professional and sensitive approach made the difference. I can sincerely recommend her.
Senior Product Manager
Gemma helped me to secure my role when I decided it was time for a change. She was extremely helpful and professional and kept me up to date with progress, from the initial role discussion through to the interviews and final acceptance. I would highly recommend Gemma if you are looking for a new position.
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
I can sincerely recommend Gemma for her knowledge and experience in recruitment and resource procurement. Her communication skills throughout the recruitment process were exemplary.
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