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Manufacturing Recruitment Agency – Nigel Wright Group

Specialist manufacturing recruiter and manufacturing executive search firm

Nigel Wright Group offers expertise in permanent and temporary recruitment solutions within the consumer goods and FMCG manufacturing industry. As a dedicated recruitment partner to companies operating within a variety of consumer sectors, our recruitment teams enjoy strong networks and have a proven track record of identifying and attracting the best talent for our clients.

We work with companies of all sizes – from SMEs to large multinational blue chips. Hiring managers benefit from our focus on building long term relationships with our clients and candidates. Many of Nigel Wright’s consultants have also previously worked within manufacturing roles. Their functional knowledge and networks of top manufacturing talent add significant value to the hiring process.

To find out more about our recruitment services, please contact a member of our manufacturing recruitment team directly. If you’re recruiting for operations directors or interested in our executive search for operations talent capabilities, please take a moment to review our wider executive recruitment proposition here. Candidates can find the latest opportunities on our vacancies page. To compliment your job search please send us your CV and register for job alerts.

Amsterdam based operations management recruitment agency and manufacturing headhunter

Our search and selection team offer staffing solutions across the whole operations discipline. As a leading headhunter for operations management, we recruit professionals within production management, operations management, quality management, health & safety, continuous improvement, manufacturing engineering and maintenance (electrical and mechanical).

Our manufacturing recruitment team have placed over 1000 engineering and manufacturing professionals across 18 countries, including over 50 manufacturing Directors and over 300 Managers. Read more about our engineering recruitment services here.

The Nigel Wright database holds details of over 18,000 manufacturing operatives. We typically provide clients with manufacturing specialists in the following areas:

  • Manufacturing Director
  • Operations Director
  • Plant/Site Director
  • R&D Director
  • Quality Director
  • Production Director
  • Head of Manufacturing
  • Head of Operations
  • Plant Manager (Site/Factory Manager)
  • Operations Manager
  • Quality Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Health & Safety Manager
  • Technical Manager
  • Project Manager

Why we’re Europe’s number one specialist recruiter for FMCG and consumer goods

Nigel Wright is an international business with a ‘no silos’ approach to recruitment. This means that consultants based in any of our European offices regularly share market intelligence and networks with each other. When we retain and execute talent assignments, this level of openness and transparency adds significant value to the search process. Our market-leading Net Promoter Score (NPS) demonstrates that our service is unique and this remains a key reason why companies continue to trust us to solve their talent requirements.

For over 30 years we have supported consumer and FMCG companies with talent acquisition projects at a national, regional, and international level. We’re privileged to work closely with many of those firms and demonstrate a strong track record in securing talent within the manufacturing and engineering disciplines. With a portfolio of clients from across the consumer and FMCG industry, we offer a broad range of sector expertise and strong networks in the following areas: food, drinks, home & personal care, fashion & lifestyle, homeware, DIY, consumer electronics, ecommerce & retail and toys & children.

Here are some of the brands that have benefited from our manufacturing recruitment expertise:

Improve the candidate experience with our employer branding services

Nigel Wright offers clients the opportunity to leverage our in-house marketing services to enhance the talent acquisition process. We produce an extensive range of marketing materials that are designed to build your market presence, help communicate your brand, and attract the best candidates. Candidate packs provide individuals engaged in the process with a detailed overview of your company and the role. Our microsites, too, offer clarity and additional information that improves the overall candidate experience. Learn more about our employer branding services here.

Contact our manufacturing recruitment team

If you’re seeking a manufacturing recruiter in the Netherlands or the wider BeNeLux region, please contact one of our specialist manufacturing recruitment consultants via the details below. Candidates can view all our latest operations management job vacancies here. You can also submit your CV or Register for Job Alerts.

Email: If you are seeking to hire any staff we will respond the same working day.

Telephone our BeNeLux Head Office: +31 (0)20 800 61 72

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