2. Huxley Engineering has been connecting the world’s best engineering
employers with the world’s best talent since 1995.
Operating exclusively within Aerospace & Defence, Automotive,
Energy, Manufacturing, Process Engineering and Utilities, we’ve
developed a range of permanent and contractor recruitment services
specifically for the engineering sector.
We pride ourselves on being industry experts with teams who each
specialise in vertical markets, so we better understand the specific
requirements – and challenges – of our customers & the individuality of
the sector they operate within.
We’ve created a number of ‘Centres of Excellence’ around the UK
specifically to serve the sectors we specialise in; bringing together
expert teams who have developed a deep understanding of their
customers own area of expertise.
Rather than simply searching databases, we use the latest candidate
sourcing techniques and business intelligence to map the market, source
the best talent, and build and manage bespoke talent communities, to
ensure we match client requirements with candidate aspirations, and
place the right candidate with the right role.
Thanks to our specialist knowledge, and an approachable, professional
attitude, our clients and candidates trust Huxley Engineering to deliver
the very best recruitment services across the engineering sector.
Success in highly competitive industries such as Aerospace & Defence,
Automotive, Energy, Manufacturing, Process Engineering and
Utilities does not come easy. It takes shared insight, understanding
and collaboration to provide real expertise. That’s what makes Huxley
Engineering a key strategic recruitment partner.
The search for talent in today’s recruitment landscape is increasingly
challenging. Huxley Engineering has developed a unique approach to
improve collaborative expertise and help our clients and candidates
negotiate these highly competitive markets. Working in tandem
across specific skills and our dedicated sectors, our technical experts
significantly excel at candidate acquisition and bring their expertise and
knowledge to every part of the engineering supply chain.
Utilising traditional sourcing techniques and the latest social media
platforms Huxley Engineering’s innovative systems allow our expert
teams to truly collaborate across the sectors, regions and disciplines our
clients and candidates operate in. This means we offer strength in depth
and reach, and can bring knowledge to all parts of your recruitment
For Huxley Engineering, our ability to deliver time-after-time is driven
by our expertise and collaborative approach. Knowing our markets and
sharing our knowledge ensures our ability to deliver what you need,
when you need it, is always efficient, on time and highly successful.
We don’t wait until you engage with us to start understanding what
drives your market and what motivates engineers to choose one job over
another. This is in our DNA and is what we do every day. Only when
you engage with us will you truly understand how speed, quality and
commitment are inextricably linked to our expertise and collaboration.
Why not put us to the test.
3. Keeping the
Since privatisation, more than £10 billion has been invested in the UK energy
industry, which has kept prices amongst the lowest in the European Union.
Our Energy Division partners with clients and candidates across the sector
to respond to the skills shortage & recruitment challenges in these highly
evolving industries. We provide full site delivery and operational staff into
the Renewable Energy Industry (Offshore, Onshore Wind, Wave & Tidal),
Power (Thermal, CCGT, Biomass & W2E), Nuclear (New Build, Nuclear
Maintenance, Decommissioning and Nuclear Operations).
A deep understanding of the Energy sector allows our expert teams to
address the specific needs and aspirations of our customers. We use the
latest market mapping and candidate sourcing techniques to future proof
emerging skills & identify the right talent with the right roles.
With processing accounting for almost three quarters of UK industrial energy
usage, it seems likely that process plant owners will be a core target market.
Huxley Engineering’s Process Division has considerable experience helping
employers improve efficiencies through attracting and recruiting key
Providing skills in Design, Operations & Controls and Health & Safety, we
understand the specific technical, experiential and cultural requirements
needed to attract talent to the process industry. Having historical
relationships with chemical, petrochemical & mineral processing, advance
material, food, pharmaceuticals and biotechnological clients, Huxley
Engineering has earned a reputation for sourcing the most difficult to find
candidates, even when our competitors have failed.
In the UK, Power & Utilities companies are reinventing themselves in the face
of immense changes in their business environment.
Our Utilities Division has been supporting clients across the whole of the
Utilities sector for over 12 years; helping them to respond to the needs of
an ever growing UK infrastructure by sourcing key talent to support their
obligations for the short and long term.
Exclusively providing permanent & contractor recruitment services across
Gas, Water and Transmission & distribution (including construction and
maintenance), we help our clients recruit highly skilled professionals to
ensure delivery of projects on time and to budget.
Growth in UK manufacturing is forecast at around 2.5% putting the industry
well ahead of other European markets.
At Huxley Engineering we have been supporting clients in the
Manufacturing industries since 2002 providing recruitment solutions
across Design, Quality, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Operational
Management and Senior Management positions.
The UK Manufacturing industry is deep within our roots and is where our
Engineering division first began, so with this history comes expertise. With
multiple UK operations sharing an extensive client and candidate database,
our highly motivated, coordinated and customer centric team of experts is
set up to deliver the best solution possible. Regardless of your requirement,
Huxley Engineering can quickly identify, attract, and deliver you the best
talent available within the UK Manufacturing industry.
Aerospace & defence
With almost a quarter of the global market, the UK Aerospace industry is
ranked as the largest in Europe and 2nd only to the US.
Huxley Engineering’s Aerospace & Defence division supports the UK’s
sector growth and ensures it remains one of the worlds best. Our team of
market experts understand the highly technical and specialist nature of this
vitally important market, which employs circa 100,000 people directly,
and many more indirectly, across the UK.
Working with major clients from Aircraft manufacturers through to
component suppliers, we have experience of recruiting across structures,
composites, systems, engines & propulsion, from engineers and project
managers through to senior management positions.
UK automotive is a vital part of the UK economy and typically generates
more than £55 billion in annual turnover.
Huxley Engineering’s Automotive division has been providing recruitment
solutions into the UK market since 2002 and is well equipped to help
manufacturers and suppliers meet the high standards the industry
demands, by delivering a strong pipeline of engineering talent, when and
where it is required.
Working with OEM’s, component manufacturers and Engineering
service providers, our well established specialist teams are committed to
understanding the latest developments in the Automotive industry.
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At Huxley Engineering we recognise how important it is to conduct
business in an ethical way, which is why we’ve implemented a Corporate
Social Responsibility programme focusing on the Community and the
We contribute to the communities we work in a number of constructive
ways. Firstly, we encourage our staff to get involved in a charity of their
choice by giving them extra paid days off each year for voluntary work.
We’re proud supporters of the SOS Children’s Villages charity and
sponsors of the Universities of Birmingham and Manchester. Where
possible we donate our old IT and office equipment to local communities
and groups which helps both them and the environment.
We’re committed to reducing our impact on the environment and
continually monitor our carbon footprint with a view to improving
it. All our offices have recycling facilities to reduce waste and video
conferencing equipment to minimise unnecessary travel. We invest in
carbon offsetting programmes; our computers are set to switch off at
night and we always select the most fuel-efficient cars for our fleet.
We’re widely recognised for the work we do and the training we provide
- not just by our clients and candidates, but by the industry as a whole. In
the last few years our awards and nominations have included:
• RI (Recruiter International) Most Admired Recruitment Company 2013
• APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies) Award for
Excellence – International Recruitment Company of the Year 2013
• Best of Staffing – Client 2012
• Best of Staffing – Talent 2012
• Financial Times Top 50 Great Places to Work 2010
In addition, we’re a member of APSCo (Association of Professional
Staffing Companies) and are also a recognised Investor in People.
work we do.