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Specialist Engineering Recruitment

Standing at the forefront of the forthcoming industrial revolution, the engineering sector is forecast to generate £241billion to UK GDP by 2020, creating 157,000 new jobs in the process. However, while the industry can play leading role in driving prosperity in the country, it faces a big challenge in engaging new talent. In the face of technological advancement and a fast-shifting political and economic landscape, the need for engineering firms to develop a talent pipeline and address the skills gaps in their business is critical.

At Heat Recruitment, we have a specialist team dedicated in helping our clients in the engineering sector to grow their workforce with the right talent. When you work with us, we will go the extra mile to get to know your firm and gain an understanding of the calibre of talent you need to achieve your long-term objectives. With a vast network of professionals skilled in engineering, we can assist you in filling the following roles:

Electrical Design

Working as part of a development team to deliver and support new product design, electrical designers play a pivotal role in leading the strategy of engineering firms in the technology space. Whether you’re seeking a junior candidate looking to progress their career with your company or a senior designer equipped with demonstrable experience in the commercial electrical sector, you can count on the team at Heat Recruitment to source a steady stream of strong candidates for your consideration.


In a fast-paced manufacturing environment, maintenance engineers play a critical role in ensuring all equipment is running as it should and reacting quickly in the event of site breakdowns. Multi-skilled by nature, maintenance engineers bring to the role their knowledge of both mechanical and electrical systems and experience maintaining pneumatics, gears and bearings. Our specialist recruiters have dedicated time and effort into building a network of talented maintenance engineers: as a result, we are able to help manufacturing firms of all sizes to secure the talent they need in this discipline.


From automotive, aerospace and biotechnology to food and drink, plastics and pharmaceuticals, manufacturing engineers harness their technical expertise to ensure goods are produced efficiently. Experience in process improvements is a must, and any competitive manufacturing firm should prioritise the recruitment of specialist engineers to ensure high quality goods are produced using cost-effective methods that reduce the impact on the environment. Having nurtured a team of expert recruiters in this sector, Heat Recruitment are best placed to help you in attracting engineering talent whether you’re a small local operations or large multinational organisation.


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Mechanical Design

Mechanical designers sit at the frontline of complex engineering projects; they are responsible for overseeing the high quality delivery of product design and should pride themselves on the positive relationships they have with their clients. If you’re expanding your design department and seeking a specialist mechanical design engineer, we highly recommend you save yourself the time and costs of a lengthy sourcing process and take advantage of our extensive engineering network and dedicated recruitment team.

Quality Engineering

Responsible for the oversight of all operations throughout the manufacturing process, talented quality engineers are critical to manufacturers no matter the product or size of the company. From developing policies and procedures to improve the quality of products and materials used to enhancing development methods and performing rigorous testing,  a quality engineer is a position you can’t afford to leave unfilled. Fortunately, the team at Heat Recruitment have a wealth of connections within the industry. Calling upon our market knowledge and ever-growing network, we can assist you through the recruitment of quality engineers and ensure you secure the best and brightest for your engineering company without delay.

Heat’s Engineering Team is made up of industry experts, with proven track records of successfully placing professionals, from all levels within the vertical markets of the UK Engineering & Manufacturing Sector.  Operating for clients and candidates with both Permanent and Contractor assignments / requirements.

We provide Permanent and Contract services into the following areas:

  • Design Engineers & Managers
  • Design Draughtsmen
  • Quality Engineers & Managers
  • Quality Inspectors & Technicians
  • CMM Operators & Inspectors
  • Continuous Improvement Professionals
  • Production Engineers & Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • New Product Development
  • Maintenance Engineering & Managers
  • Technical Sales Engineers & Managers

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