Precision Engineering

Precision Engineering has a critical role to play in many of the industry sectors that we operate in.  Aerospace, Automotive, Rail, Power, Capital Equipment, Chemical Process, Food & Beverage, Electronics, all require components and/or assemblies to be repeatedly produced to extremely tight tolerences. 

Our experience in this sector spans the production of Turbo Chargers, Pistons, Gears, Engine Casings, Vibration Dampers, Aerostructures, Aerofoils, Hydraulic Actuators, Precision Castings, Medical Devices, Electronic Devices, Pumps, Valves, Compressors, Pneumatics, Injection Moulding, Press Tools and much more.    

Clients in this sector have an ongoing demand for skills that are difficult to recruit.  Our candidate network sits across a range of environments producing metal, polymer and composite using CNC processes such as 5 axis CNC machining, laser cutting and welding, vertical boring, milling and turning, manual finishing, metal treatments, component assembly, CMM and NDT inspection.

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

Production / Assembly Operations

  • Plant Director / Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Assembly Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Machine Shop Manager
  • Shift Operations Manager
  • Team Leader


  • Engineering Design Manager
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Electrical Design Engineer
  • Product Design
  • CAD Operator
  • Technical Author
  • Development Engineer
  • Applications Engineer


  • Head of Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering Manager / Engineer
  • Maintenance Manager / Engineer
  • CNC Programmer
  • PLC Programmer
  • Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Engineer
  • Process / Production Engineer (PFMEA, DMAIC)
  • New Product Introduction (NPI)
  • Continuous Improvement 
  • Lean / Six Sigma - to Master Black Belt
  • Project Manager / Engineer - MS Project | Prince 2
  • Tooling Engineer

Supply Chain & Procurement

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

  • Quality, Safety, Health & Environmental (QSHE)
  • Plant Quality Manager / Engineer
  • Supplier Quality Manager / Engineer
  • Containment & Investigation
  • N.D.T (Test & Inspection)
  • Quality Assurance & Audit 
  • Health & Safety Manager / Officer
  • Environmental Manager / Officer

Sales & Commercial

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

Finance / Clerical 

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

Human Resources

  • Human Resources Director
  • Human Resources Manager
  • HR Business Partner
  • Human Resources Officer
  • HR Administration
  • Training

Information Technology

  • I.T Manager
  • Technical Support
  • Programme Manager
  • Software Developer 
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