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 
  • Quality Manager

    QUALITY MANAGER Warrington Competitive and negotiable salary Due to expansion and a change in corporate strategy we are looking to recruit a Quality Manager to aquire and maintain quality standards for a multi-billion-dollar global engineering business. My client partners with businesses who are within large and growing industrial markets. Committed to investment, personal development and further learning we are looking for individuals who are looking for the opportunity with flexible working hours while still maintaining quality management status. The Role The main objective of the role is to ensure that quality standards continue to be built-in throughout SOP's within the business. The ...

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    Warrington, Cheshire
    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Very competitive and Negotiable
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    MULTI-SKILLED MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN 3 - Shift Circa £35,000 + Pension + Healthcare A new opportunity has arisen for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician to join the team at a manufacturing company in Stoke on Trent. Key responsibilities; Reactive, Planned, Preventative & Predictive maintenance across a process manufacturing plant Attend to electrical and mechanical maintenance tasks PLC fault-finding / interrogation Contribute to continuous improvement activities Active involvement in site-wide improvement projects Requirements; Time served apprenticeship in Electrical / Mechanical / Multi-discipled discipline 3-4 years post apprenticeship experience in a maintenance role Experience ga...

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    Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
    £35000 - £36000 per annum + BENEFITS
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    COST ESTIMATOR Office based - Liverpool Up to 50k plus package A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, Cost Estimator to join a long-established manufacturing company. Long established and employing just under 200k people my client has global operations in over 80 locations. Based within the Liverpool facility key responsibilities include: Producing detailed manufacturing cost estimates Responding to customer incoming enquiries Monitoring client enquiries Candidate Requirements: Experience of working within a similar position within a manufacturing or engineering environment. Confident communication skills What we can offer: Excellent salary Progression and development op...

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    Liverpool, Merseyside
    £45000 - £50000 per annum
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  • HR Advisor

    HR Officer Isle of Skye To £35,000 plus benefits (mileage expenses paid) Relocation support available Must be a HR Generalist Permanent Beautiful location "Skye is one of the top locations in Scotland to visit. It is famous for its scenery and landscapes that will take your breath away." RELOCATION RELOCATION RELOCATION I am representing a fantastic client who are in need of a HR Officer to support a plant on the beautiful Isle of Skye. Are you looking for an adventure? Are you a hands-on HR professional looking for the move of your dreams? If so, please do not hesitate to apply for this fantastic role and become part of a household name. Your Responsibilities As directed by the HRBP Nort...

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    Isle of Skye, Western Isles
    Up to £35000.00 per annum + relocation
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    INTERNAL SALES EXECUTIVE Salary up to £30,000 dependant on experience + additional benefits Hours 40 hours per week flexible working Location: Gloucestershire Internal Sales, a superb opportunity to join a recognized global leader within the engineering PPE sector. Vacancy created through internal promotion, offering excellent training and development and guaranteed prospects for personal development. The Role Internal Sales Executive, Based on customer site Working closely with suppliers you will source products to obtain the best possible price for your client. Internal sales, customer services, sales order processing Maintaining customer service levels Making sure your client maintains...

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    Gloucestershire, England
    Up to £30000 per annum
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