Chemical & Process Industries

The UK is a truly global contender in the Process Industry sector.  The Chemical and Pharmaceutical sector alone is the Country’s largest manufacturing sector with turnover £50bn each year. The growth in jobs has been an astonishing 11% in the chemicals sector and 10% in the pharmaceutical industry. There are a total of 30,000 full-time equivalent roles in research and development showing the strength of the UK’s expanding science base.  On top of this you can add power generation, energy from waste and waste processing sectors.

Our client base covers industrial chemicals, fine chemicals, speciality chemicals, bio/fuels, detergents, oil and gas, energy from waste, waste processing and power generation and more, including regulated environments of Top tier COMAH, hazardous waste and bio-pharmaceutical.  

Morgan Ryder was established in 2002 in Liverpool in the middle of the £10 Billion Chemical Sector within the North West of England.  We have successfully built strong recruitment partnerships with some of the largest and most pre-eminent chemical manufacturers and suppliers in the area and these relationships have long since been extended throughout the UK.

We have a consistent track record in delivering a diverse range of skill sets to our growing client base, across the following disciplines:

Morgan Ryder - Executive Search (click here)

  • Managing Director/ C.E.O
  • Operations Director / C.O.O
  • Technical Director / C.T.O
  • Finance Director / C.F.O
  • Commercial Director 
  • Supply Chain / Procurement Director
  • Quality Director
  • Human Resource Director 

Plant Operations

  • Plant Director / Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Shift Operations Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Control Room Leader / Operator

Plant Engineering

  • Maintenance Manager / Chief Engineer
  • Commissioning Manager / Engineer
  • CAPEX Project Manager
  • Design Manager / Engineer
  • C.A.D Operator
  • Technical Author
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Electrical, Control & Instrumentation 
  • PLC Programmer

Process Engineering

  • Process Engineering Manager / Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Production / Manufacturing Engineer
  • N.P.I Manager (New Product Introduction) 
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Lean / Six Sigma - Up to Master Black Belt Level
  • Research & Development / Formulation

Supply Chain & Procurement

  • Purchasing Manager / Buyer
  • Category Management / Buyer
  • Planning Manager / Planner (production, materials, transport)
  • Logistics Manager
  • Warehouse Manager / Shift Management 
  • Transport & Distribution Management
  • Import/Export Operations 

Quality / Health & Safety

  • Plant Quality Manager / Engineer
  • Supplier Quality Manager / Engineer
  • Quality Assurance & Audit 
  • Microbiologist / Technologist
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Health & Safety
  • Environmental Manager

Sales, Marketing & Commercial

  • International, National & Regional Sales
  • Bid & Tender Manager
  • Commercial Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Internal Sales / Customer Services
  • Technical Sales Engineering

Finance / Clerical 

  • Financial Controller
  • Management Accountant
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Sales Ledger
  • Credit Control
  • Payroll & Administration

Human Resources

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Human Resources Officer
  • HR Administration
  • Recruitment & Training

Information Technology

  • I.T Manager
  • Technical Support
  • Program Manager
  • Software Developer 
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    Merseyside, England
    £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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    Merseyside, England
    £30000 - £35000 per annum + Overtime
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  • Mechanical Engineering Manager

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    Cheshire, England
    £60000 - £70000 per annum + Superb Package
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  • Refurbishment Engineer / Workshop Engineer

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    Cheshire, England
    £50000 - £55000 per annum + SUPERB PACKAGE
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