Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Agency | Nigel Wright | UK
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Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Agency

Specialist engineering and manufacturing recruitment agency

Nigel Wright Group is one of the UK’s leading manufacturing and engineering recruitment agencies. As well as being the largest specialist multidiscipline recruitment agency in the North of England, we are also Europe’s number one consumer and FMCG industry recruiter.

We work closely with a wide range of UK manufacturers and take pride in building long term relationships with customers. Our clients, ranging from SMEs to multinational blue-chips, acknowledge our discipline expertise and track record in attracting and identifying top engineering and manufacturing professionals, as reasons why they choose to partner with Nigel Wright.

Operating across a range of sectors, we recruit experts at all levels including within manufacturing and production management, engineering management, project engineering, continuous improvement, quality, health & safety, and supply chain.

Searching for a manufacturing and engineering recruitment agency?

To discuss your manufacturing and engineering recruitment needs, please contact a member of our team directly. Candidates can view all the latest engineering and manufacturing jobs on our vacancies page. We also encourage job seekers to register for job alerts,

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Our track record as an engineering and manufacturing recruitment agency

Between 2002 and 2021 we recruited almost 1,700 critical engineering and manufacturing roles for our clients. Below are examples of the types of opportunities we bring to market at a regional and national level, across different levels and functional areas.

Regional manufacturing and engineering recruitment agency placements

Regional Manufacturing and engineering recruitment agency placements Nigel Wright Group has made

National (Consumer & FMCG) manufacturing and engineering recruitment agency placements

National (Consumer & FMCG) manufacturing and engineering recruitment agency placements from Nigel Wright Group

Praise for our manufacturing and engineering recruitment agency services 


“Excellent communication from the start of the process through to the candidate’s start date. Opinions were exchanged from both sides which helped when deciding on the correct fit for the job.” Manufacturing Manager, Interflex Group

“The service we received has been extremely friendly, polite and professional. The manufacturing and engineering recruitment consultants took the time to understand our needs as a business. I would have no hesitation in working with them again.” Electrical Engineering Manager, Carroll & Meynell

“Nigel Wright's manufacturing and engineering recruitment consultants were professional and prompt throughout. They understood my requirements and satisfied the request in a tight timeframe.” Category Lead, Interior & Car Body, Hitachi Rail

“I am consistently impressed by the level of professionalism demonstrated by the manufacturing and engineering recruitment consultants at Nigel Wright. They have supported our business through the recruitment of several key roles and far exceeded our expectations every time.” Recruitment Manager, Northumbrian Water

“I have found Nigel Wright’s engineering and manufacturing recruitment agency services to be exceptional and professional. The consultants have taken the time to understand Thomas Swan and the challenges that we have. This ensured that we were only presented with candidates that fit our brief.”  HR Manager, Thomas Swan

“Finding good senior candidates during a global pandemic was never going to be easy but Nigel Wright tackled the searches with vigour, pace and applied a range of creative methods to help us secure the key talent we needed.” HR Director, Walker Filtration

National (Consumer & FMCG)

“We came to Nigel Wright with a very specific and difficult brief and were delighted by the account management and sourcing of a very strong shortlist which led to a new hire.” Resourcing Manager, Saputo Dairy

“The service provided by Nigel Wright is excellent, the manufacturing and engineering recruitment consultants are professional, knowledgeable, and efficient. They always deliver a high calibre of candidates and constantly go above and beyond to ensure our business needs are met.” HR Manager, McBride

“Nigel Wright took the time to fully understand Formica’s culture and provided insights and recommendations throughout. We continue to partner with Nigel Wright in the UK and Europe.” European Talent and Reward Manager, Formica

“The manufacturing and engineering recruitment consultants took the time to get to know our business and its challenges. It isn’t easy to recruit in this industry, but the calibre of the people we brought into our business shows that the talent is out there if you can find it.” Operations Director, George Smith

“We're always impressed with the Nigel Wright’s networks and knowledge of the market. Their handling of an assignment for a senior executive role was excellent, delivering a strong shortlist ahead of time." Human Resources Director, Premier Foods

“The Nigel Wright consultant has been excellent and provided great support with his team to deliver two great candidates into key roles." Production Director, Carlsberg

Office contact details for Nigel Wright engineering and manufacturing recruitment agency

If you require the services of a specialist engineering and manufacturing recruitment agency, please contact our team via the details below.

Email: [email protected]  with details of your recruitment requirements and we will respond on the same working day.


Telephone: +44 (0)191 222 0770

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


Telephone: +44 (0)1740 6610

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


Telephone: +44 113 524 1111

Address: 7 Park Row, Leeds, LS1 5HD, United Kingdom


Telephone: 0204 551 9582

Address: 9 Appold Steet, London EC2A 2AP

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