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, specialty 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 a £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 / Manger
  • 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 
  • Maintenance Supervisor

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    Cheshire, England
    £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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  • Financial Accountant

    Due to major investment at this manufacturing giant based in Runcorn, there is now a need to recruit a Financial Accountant to ensure that internal and external reported financial information meets standards and fiscal regulations. Within the role of Financial Accountant, key responsibilities will be to:- Prepare the annual statutory accounts for all entities. Produce the annual tax packs for all entities. Prepare annual statutory accounts, acting as a key point of contact for the annual audit. Prepare cash flow forecasts. Collate information for UK insurance declarations. The successful candidate will:- Be qualified with an ACA or ACCA qualification. Have experienced working with statuto...

    Job Type:
    Runcorn, Cheshire
    £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
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    QC LABORATORY MANAGER CAMBRIDGE VERY COMPETITIVE SALARY KEY WORDS: Quality, Chemical, Mechanical, Composite, Chemistry, Manager. Are you seeking a new managerial challenge within a technical environment? Are you degree qualified in a chemical or mechanical discipline or similar? Are you able to offer support and technical advice to lab technicians & scientists? If this sounds like you, keep reading... This manufacturing giant is seeking a QC LABORATORY MANAGER to boost their existing Quality department. This role offers the opportunity to manage the day to day laboratory operations to meet requirements and ensure targets & KPIs are met. The successful candidate will be required to: Overse...

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    Duxford, Cambridgeshire
    Very Competitive
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  • Graduate Mechanical / Reliability Engineer

    GRADUATE MECHANICAL/RELIABILITY ENGINEER EXCELLENT SALARY + PENSION + BONUS + OVERTIME + MORE Are you a graduate engineer looking for your first role in industry? Do you want to join a global business who can offer excellent training and development for career in Engineering? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Graduate Engineer to join the team at a global manufacturing company in Kent. The Graduate Engineer will support the Reliability team on a range of engineering projects. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Ensure all process plant and associated equipment is optimised in line with OEE targets Perform reliability and improvement tasks to ensure maximum availability of machinery Fault diagnosis, ...

    Job Type:
    Kent, England
    £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
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    SENIOR ANALYST/QC CHEMISTRY UP TO £30,000 FIXED TERM CONTRACT Due to our booming business, we are now looking to appoint additional Quality Control analysts on a fixed term contract. We lead the way in the manufacturing Pharmaceutical industry, with great facilities and a dedicated and talented team - why would you not apply?! The Person: Relevant science degree or equivalent qualification Relevant experience in a pharmaceutical or equivalent laboratory environment is preferable A sound understanding of current GMP, Health and Safety and COSHH regulations Ability to work under minimal supervision The ability to take on a limited supervisory role would be an advantage The Role: Successfull...

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    North Wales, Wales
    £30000 per annum
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