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Manufacturing & Engineering Recruitment Agency London

Specialist manufacturing and engineering recruitment for London based FMCG firms

Nigel Wright Group is a market-leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment agency in London, supporting the consumer and FMCG industry. We offer senior-level technical recruitment expertise within engineering, service engineering, design engineering, engineering support, manufacturing & production, project management, quality, and health & safety.

Many of our specialist recruiters have previously worked in the broader manufacturing and engineering industry and provide advice and guidance that goes above and beyond a typical recruitment process. Our track record is a testament to our ability to meet the exacting needs of customers.

To discuss your hiring requirements, please contact a member of our team directly or use the link below to chat with an expert. Candidates can view all the latest London and UK-wide full-time manufacturing and engineering jobs on our vacancies page. We also encourage job seekers to register for job alerts.

Our track record as an operations recruitment agency in London and the UK

As Europe’s number one consumer and FMCG recruitment agency, we’re proud to represent clients in the following sectors:

Some of our notable placements include:

  • Accolade Wines – Engineering Manager
  • Almarai – R&D Director
  • Alpro – Plant Director
  • BA Components – COO
  • Baxters – Chief Engineer
  • BBF – Operations Director
  • Beiersdorf – Health & Safety Manager
  • Bettys & Taylors Group – Operations Director
  • Border Biscuits – Head of Production
  • Carlsberg – Brewery Director
  • Coca-Cola – Manufacturing Operations Manager
  • George Smith – Factory Manager
  • Greencore – Group CI Manager
  • Greggs – Group Engineering Manager
  • Iceland – Engineering Manager
  • Inspired Pet Nutrition – Group Head of Quality
  • Kerry Group - Engineering Manager
  • Mars – Global Petcare Engineering Leader
  • Mayborn – Group Health and Safety Manager
  • McBride – Engineering Manager
  • Norseland – Site Director
  • Premier Foods – General Manager, Operations
  • Reckitt – Operations Manager
  • Refresco – Group Quality, Environmental & Health Manager
  • Royal Sanders – Operations Director
  • Saputo Dairy – Head of Quality
  • TATA Consumer Products – Group Engineering Manager
  • Thorn Lighting – Project Director
  • Westmill Foods – Head of Health & Safety
  • Wrigley – Quality Director

Customer service sets us apart from other manufacturing and engineering recruitment agencies in London

Using the internationally recognised Net Promoter Score (NPS), we’re able to track our customer service performance to ensure that high service standards are met across our business. Our current NPS positions as one of the best companies, worldwide, for service delivery. This is reinforced by the feedback we receive from clients.

Praise for our manufacturing and engineering recruitment teams:

“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 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

“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

“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

“Experts in engineering and manufacturing, the 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

“The team at Nigel Wright have worked with Premier Foods for several years, and we're always impressed with their networks and knowledge of the market. Their recent handling of an assignment for a senior executive role was excellent, delivering a strong shortlist ahead of time." Human Resources Director, Premier Foods

London office contact details

To discuss your manufacturing and engineering recruitment needs, please contact our London team via the details below.

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

Telephone: 0204 551 9582

Office in London & South East: 9 Appold Steet, London EC2A 2AP

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