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 

    QUALITY & CALIBRATION TECHNICIAN £24,000 + BENEFITS DAYS We currently have a vacancy for a Quality & Calibration Technician to join the team at a successful aerospace machining company in Lancashire. The Quality & Calibration Technician will be tasked with maintaining the calibration systems ensuring conformance to internal and external quality standards. Responsibilities: Responsible for test and measuring equipment ensuring parts have valid calibration certificates Work with operations to re-calibrate equipment Update and maintain calibration database Liaise with external calibration suppliers and co-ordinate any external calibration activities Ensure all internal QMS requirements for m...

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    Barnoldswick, Lancashire, N. W. England, England
    £24000 - £240000 per annum + BENEFITS
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  • Sales Manager

    Sales Manager National Candidate living location Midlands or South Monday - Friday Salary Up to £45,000 plus bonus, fully expensed company car or car allowance, 25 days holiday, up to 10% pension, Life Assurance, subsidised gym membership, private healthcare, laptop & mobile phone, An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a Sales Manager to join a leading global manufacturer of specialist cables. Globally positioned and boasting an exceptional reputation for product innovation and quality, our client is a multi-million-pound manufacturer. Due to corporate strategy, the company are now looking to recruit a Sales Manager The role: Account management bias Covering a national territory Sel...

    Job Type:
    Birmingham, West Midlands, W. Midlands, England
    £40000 - £45000 per annum
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    TOOLING PROJECT ENGINEER (INJECTION MOULD TOOLS) To £50,000 + PENSION + PRIVATE MEDICAL DAYS ROLE A new opportunity has arisen for a Project Engineer from an injecton mould tool background to join the team at a manufacturing company in Manchester. Our client is a high-end Injection Mould Tool Maker who are well known for design, development and manufacture of mould tools for automotive, medical and pharmaceutical industries. The business was recently acquired by a £40 million precision engineering group and due to new investment and growth there is now a requirement for additional support in Manchester. Key tasks; Draw up tooling quotations based on customer specifications Act as main int...

    Job Type:
    Manchester, Greater Manchester
    £35000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
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    ELECTRONICS DESIGN & PROJECT ENGINEER TO £50,000 + EXCELLENT SALARY & PACKAGE GLOUCESTERSHIRE Our client is a successful engineering company well known in the aerospace industry for the supply of high-quality aviation components and MRO services. The Design & Project Engineer will join the Engineering Team and will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of design and development projects in line with project timescales. Responsibilities will include; Contribute to design and development projects ensuring safety, validation and verification standards are adhered to Technical liaison with customers, suppliers and sub-contractors Lead program / project meetings and reviews from assigne...

    Job Type:
    Gloucestershire, England
    £45000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
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  • Production Manager

    PRODUCTION MANAGER EXCELLENT SALARY & PACKAGE LANCASHIRE A new opportunity for a Production Manager has recently arisen to manage operations at a successful, precision machining company in Lancashire. Due to business growth, a strong order book and new investment our client now has a requirement for a Production Manager who can improve systems and develop the production team in line with business growth. Key Responsibilities: Effective management and development of the production team toward achieving company goals Review immediate and short-term workloads to determine labour level required to achieve and meet lead times and delivery dates of all jobs Set and achieve production plan and s...

    Job Type:
    Colne, Lancashire
    £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
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