Automotive Industry Recruitment Agency – Nigel Wright Group

Specialist automotive recruitment company operating in the North of England

Nigel Wright Group is one of the North’s leading specialist recruitment agencies. Our experienced consultants work with a broad range of businesses active in the UK automotive sector. We help automotive companies identify and attract talent for key roles in core discipline areas. Clients benefit from our strong regional talent networks and market-leading standards of customer service.

Alongside executive-level roles (CEO, MDs, COOs, CFOs, etc.), we recruit at all levels of the sales, marketing, supply chain & procurement, engineering & manufacturing, HR, IT, and finance & accounting professions. This includes fulfilling individual permanent, temporary, and interim positions, as well as supporting our clients with talent pool and succession planning solutions.

To discuss your hiring needs and find out more about our automotive recruitment solutions, please contact our marketing department directly. You can also use the chat function below to talk with a member of our support team. Prospective candidates can find all of the latest opportunities in the automotive industry on our vacancies page. We also encourage jobseekers to send us their CVs.


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Our track record as a recruitment agency for automotive industry talent

As a specialist automotive recruitment agency and automotive executive search firm, we support a variety of automotive businesses. Our client portfolio includes vehicle manufacturers, component manufacturers, design centres, R&D centres, and suppliers. Some of the companies that have and continue to benefit from our automotive recruitment services include the following organisations:

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Clients praise our automotive executive recruitment and all-levels recruitment expertise

“Nigel Wright Group have helped AESC UK recruit various engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, IT, finance, and HR positions. My personal experience was using them to hire Quality Engineers and a Quality Lab Technician for my team. I was satisfied with the CVs submitted for each role. The Quality Engineer CVs, in particular, I felt were of a very high standard.” — Senior Quality Engineer, AESC UK


“Cummins's relationship with Nigel Wright Group goes back several years, during which time they have helped us hire finance, HR, engineering, and manufacturing talent in different divisions of our business. I engaged them to help me find a Senior Accountant to cover a six-month period of paternity leave. It was a good quality service overall.” — Financial Controller Central Europe, Cummins

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“Entek International required an Operations Manager and Environmental Manager, two key hires for our site management team. Over the course of the recruitment process, I found Nigel Wright’s consultants to be extremely efficient and trustworthy. We were also impressed with the high calibre of candidates that were presented to us for both opportunities.” — HR Manager, Entek International

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Over a two-year period, Nigel Wright Group helped Magna Exteriors hire key several roles within our engineering, manufacturing, IT, HR, and finance teams. My personal involvement was during the appointment of Management Accountant, Payroll Specialist, and H&S Manager positions. The consultants delivered a very good and efficient recruitment service.” — HR Manager, Magna Exteriors

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“We engaged Nigel Wright Group to help us hire three key roles in our manufacturing and supply chain teams: a Production Engineering Manager, a Purchasing Manager, and a Global Commodity Specialist. The recruitment consultants who I worked with on these appointments were always helpful and contactable, and provided all the information I needed.” — HR Controller, Magneti Marelli

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“Paragon Rapid Technologies required a Commercial Director and Regional Sales Manager, the latter was a new role responsible for taking our Additive Manufacturing (AM) offering to the market. Overall, I’m very happy with the friendly, professional and informed service we received from Nigel Wright’s consultant who led the search ” — Chief Executive Officer, Paragon Rapid Technologies

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“Its reputation and track record mean Nigel Wright Group is always my first-choice agency. Their consultants take the time to understand your needs and are professional, personable and committed to getting the right people on board. The process often moves quickly, and I never have to chase their consultants for information or updates.” Highly recommended.” — UK HR Manager, TMD Friction

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“We’ve used Nigel Wright Group to recruit various senior positions including a Global Quality Director, an Operations Director, and a Finance Director. They’ve also hired other key roles within our HR, IT, finance, supply chain, engineering, and marketing teams. All of the consultants I’ve personally dealt with have provided an excellent and effective recruitment service.” — HR Manager, TT Electronics

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“Unipres has used Nigel Wright Group to hire manufacturing HR, and finance roles. I contacted them for assistance with recruiting a Senior HR Controller for my team. This individual would be responsible for various key areas of the HR function. The consultant who led the search was efficient, friendly and professional. I was satisfied with every aspect of the service.” — HR Manager, Unipres

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Searching for an automotive industry recruitment agency or executive search firm?

If you require the services of an automotive recruitment specialist, please contact our marketing department with details of your automotive search requirements via the email address below and we will respond on the same working day. A member of our support team will direct you to one of our automotive recruitment consultants.

Newcastle Headquarters

Leading recruiter for automotive industry talent. Delivering all-level recruitment and executive search for automotive businesses in the North East.

Newcastle Office

Telephone: +44 (0)191 222 0770


Address: Lloyds Court, 78 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6AF, United Kingdom

Teesside Office

Telephone: +44 (0)1740 276 015


Address: Wynyard Park House, Wynyard Avenue, Billingham, TS22 5TB, United Kingdom

Automotive Recruitment in Leeds

Yorkshire automotive recruitment agency offering all level recruitment, including automotive management recruitment and executive recruitment, for automotive businesses.

Leeds Office

Telephone: +44 113 524 1111


Address: 6 Wellington Place, Leeds, LS1 4AP, United Kingdom

Automotive Recruitment in Manchester

Automotive recruitment for North West-based businesses. Candidates can find automotive jobs in North West England on our vacancies page.

Manchester Office

Telephone: +44 (0)161 552 5027


Address: The Lincoln, Lincoln Square, Brazennose Street, Manchester, M2 5AD