Our consultants, with an average of 10 years’ recruitment experience, are passionate about the industry sectors into which they recruit and as a result, can provide detailed market knowledge while demonstrating an in-depth understanding of sectors including automotive, aerospace, capital equipment and general manufacturing.

With a track record recruiting roles ranging from senior leadership within manufacturing operations, engineering and project management through to out-and-out technical specialists within design, development and engineering, we consider ourselves capable of successfully delivering any white-collar recruitment brief by applying the principles at the core of our business:

Delivery – we’re relationship-based and our consultants aren’t targeted with inappropriate or irrelevant sales KPIs; we work with clients looking for a recruitment partner willing to invest their time and resources in order to complete a high percentage of assignments

Passion – the team incorporates industry-experience and every consultant is passionate about the sectors in which they recruit; as a result, we can provide detailed market knowledge and demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the roles we recruit

Trust – we are open and honest, only accepting the briefs that we are happy to devote time & resources to and to which we feel can add value to the process, resulting in a high chance of success

Transparency – we’re fully communicative at all stages of the process

Integrity – we will represent you to the best of our abilities, aiming to strengthen your brand as a recruiter in a highly candidate-driven market

Our ultimate aim is, and always has been, the development of mutually beneficial, long-lasting relationships and we have a genuine conviction to deliver the right result. The partnerships we have established with both clients and candidates define who we are – real people who value integrity as the basis for creating lasting relationships. We have worked hard over the years to earn the respect of clients and candidates alike, and we are extremely proud of our industry-leading team of consultants. As a result, we have developed an extensive network of contacts that provide both candidate and client referrals.

Life is short, work with Glee.

  • Managing Director
  • Global Quality Director
  • Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Senior Quality Engineer

  • Structural Engineer
  • Innovation Centre Director
  • Sales Manager

  • Executive Project Manager
  • Lead Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer

And many more…
If you don’t see the role you are looking for please get in contact and we will be happy to help.

The Gleeson Guarantee

The culture of our business is based around Trust, Transparency and Integrity and is supported by our values:

Family Oriented: We act and feel more like a family than a business

Fun: We try to have a good time inside and outside of work

Collaborative: We work as one team to deliver the best results

Supportive: We are driven by the success and happiness of our clients, candidates and employees

Flexible: We have the freedom to design commercial solutions that best fit our clients and candidates

All employees are expected to deal with one another, clients and candidates in line with the above values and we run our business with those values at the forefront of how we work.

As a valued candidate of Gleeson Recruitment Group we make the following promises to you:

  • We will protect and securely store your personal data, respect confidentiality, and your details will not be sent to clients without your prior agreement
  • We will endeavour to meet with you face to face, in order to fully understand your requirements, and also to provide you with an honest appraisal of your outlook on the job market, along with constructive feedback and career advice
  • We will pass on honest, undiluted feedback from our clients in order to help you find the right opportunity for you
  • We will listen to your requirements and present you with relevant opportunities
  • We will only advertise genuine active roles online
  • Our aim is to communicate with you on a regular basis and endeavour to return calls promptly
  • We will provide you with as much information as possible regarding an opportunity including role responsibilities and company information and full address details for any interviews

We will treat you with respect and welcome your feedback

Production Engineer

Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire
Job Type: Permanent

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Maintenance Manager

Location: Hampshire, Southampton
Job Type: Permanent

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Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
Job Type: Permanent

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HSEQ Professional

Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Job Type: Permanent

HSEQ Professional, NEBOSH qualified (multiple-site) Midlands based (West or East Midlands), Must be a driver with own vehicle. Are you an experienced HSEQ Professional with strong knowledge of environment? Are you NEBOSH qualified in Health and Safety? Would you be interested in a challenging and varied opportunity that is responsible for the H & S, […]

Senior Cost Coordinator

Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

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Key Account Manager

Location: Wednesbury, West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

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HSEQ Specialist

Location: West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

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Maintenance Supervisor (multi-skilled)

Location: West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

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Electrical Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Job Type: Permanent

Maintenance Supervisor Electrical Bias No Shifts or Nights (some flexibility required) Derby, Salary competitive and dependent on experience. Are you an experienced Electrical Supervisor with the ability to lead a team of Engineers and Contractors? Have you worked in a heavy industrial/ manufacturing environment? Would you be interested in using your Electrical skills to help […]

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Job Type: Permanent

Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Manufacturing, Food, FMCG, Industrial, Packaging, Recycling, Nottingham, Are you an Electrical Maintenance Engineer (or multi-skilled) looking for an excellent role within a successful market leading manufacturer? Do you have experience with electrical repairs and maintenance within a plant or factory production environment? Are you HND and 17th edition qualified? A fantastic opportunity […]

Electrical Engineer

Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Job Type: Permanent

Electrical Maintenance Engineer Derby, Industrial/ Manufacturing, Electrical Inspection and Testing (2391) would be advantageous. Are you an experienced Electrical Maintenance Engineer looking for stability and a day’s based Engineer opportunity? Are you looking for a ‘hands on’ Engineering role that includes fault finding PLC? Would you like to work for a well-established and stable team […]

Project Engineer

Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Job Type: Permanent

Project Engineer, Derby, Materials/ Manufacturing, Experience managing CAPEX budgets for Engineering improvements. £40,000 – £45,000 Are you an experienced Project Engineer with experience in heavy industrial manufacturing environments? Do you have knowledge and experience of managing CAPEX budgets for Engineering Improvements? Have you got experience delivering on cost reduction and plant improvement projects? Project Engineer: […]

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

ARE YOU SICK OF WORKING NIGHTS AS PART OF YOUR SHIFT PATTERN? ARE YOU A MULTI SKILLED ENGINEER LOOKING FOR CAREER PROGRESSION? THEN LOOK NO FURTHER… My Birmingham based client is looking to increase their Maintenance department due to continuous company growth! Having increased the business by more than double in the last two years […]

Process Engineer

Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Job Type: Temporary

ARE YOU IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FOR A SHORT TERM CONTRACT? DO YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE AS A PROCESS ENGINEER? My client based in the Coventry area are currently looking for an experience Process Engineer to join their team during an extremely busy period! The role will be reporting and working closely with the Operations Manager during a […]

Production Manager

Location: West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

Experienced Production Manager West Midlands, Food, FMCG, Automotive, Manufacturing, £40,000-£50,000 Production Manager: Is this you? Are you an experienced Production Manager with a Food or FMCG manufacturing background? Are you looking for an opportunity to take on a ‘hands on’ shop floor Production Management opportunity? Do you have experience training, developing and optimising your team’s […]

Production Manager

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Production Manager to join a leading manufacturing business who pride themselves on delivering the ‘best in class’ solutions. The industry is incredibly fast moving and the role / business requires an individual that has worked at such at rate previously. As a business they are very forward minded […]

Production Manager

Location: West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

Experienced Production Manager West Midlands, Food, FMCG, Automotive, Manufacturing, £40,000-£50,000 Production Manager: Is this you? Are you an experienced Production Manager with a Food or FMCG manufacturing background? Are you looking for an opportunity to take on a ‘hands on’ shop floor Production Management opportunity? Do you have experience training, developing and optimising your team’s […]

Head of Quality

Location: Coleshill, Warwickshire
Job Type: Permanent

Are you a Quality Manager looking for progression ? Do you have experience within a Precision manufacturing environment ? IF SO WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOU!! A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Head of Quality working for a UK based manufacturer specialising within the Motorsport, Aerospace and Oil & Gas sectors. The role is […]

Shift Engineer

Location: County Durham, Peterlee
Job Type: Permanent

Are you an experienced multi skilled – Electrically bias Shift Engineer, aiming for a career with excellent progression along with a superb salary package ? WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOU! My client, a world-renown industry leading manufacturer are looking for an experienced multi skilled Shift Engineer to join an award winning engineering team. As they […]

Technical Specialist

Location: West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

Technical Specialist, Food manufacturing, West Midlands, Do you have a Quality Assurance or Technical background with strong Quality focus? Do you have a food manufacturing or potentially drinks/ brewery industry background? Are you seeking a varied and interesting role that combines Quality, Technical with New Product Development? Have you got a strong understanding of quality […]

Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Location: West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

Electrical Maintenance Engineer (Multi-Skilled, Electro-Mechanical) West Midlands Food, FMCG, Bottling, Packaging, Meats, Manufacturing, £35000-£40,000 Shift work required. Are you an Electrical Maintenance Engineer? Are you looking for an opportunity with a market leading FMCG manufacturer? Are you looking for strong earning potential? Are you looking for a challenging role that makes full use of your […]

Quality Manager

Location: Wednesbury, West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

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NPD Technologist

Location: West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

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General Manager

Location: Merseyside, St. Helens
Job Type: Permanent

My client, an innovative manufacturer supplying a diverse global customer base, is currently looking to recruit a General Manager to succeed leadership of a £35m business unit based in Saint Helen’s. The successful General Manager will join a truly global business; having restructured in the UK following a period of acquisitive growth, they’ve developed an […]

Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Derbyshire, Ripley
Job Type: Permanent

Are you an experienced Electrical or Mechanical Supervisor? Have you previously worked within a fast moving organisation? Is your dream to work for an industry leading business? My client has two fantastic opportunities for an experienced Electrical or Mechanical supervisor to join one of their largest manufacturing sites in the UK. Due to continuous growth […]

Project Engineer

Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Job Type: Permanent

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Supplier Development Engineer

Location: Staffordshire
Job Type: Permanent

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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Location: West Midlands, Wolverhampton
Job Type: Permanent

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Production Manager

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Production Manager to join a leading distribution business who pride themselves on delivering the ‘best in class’ solutions. The industry is incredibly fast moving and the role / business requires an individual that has worked at a similar level before. As a business they are very forward minded […]

Production Manager

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

Are you an experienced Production Manager? Previously worked within either a Pressings or Machining business? Are you ready to challenge yourself within a small to medium business and gain progression within the next 5 years? If you can answer YES to all the questions asked then do not hesitate to apply! Due to recent growth […]

Process Technician Chemistry

Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire
Job Type: Permanent

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Process Technician Chemistry

Location: Oxfordshire
Job Type: Permanent

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Packaging Development Technologist

Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

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Junior Maintenance Technician

Location: Hampshire
Job Type: Permanent

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Maintenance Engineer

Location: Hampshire
Job Type: Permanent

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Quality Systems Engineer

Location: Staffordshire, Tamworth
Job Type: Permanent

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Quality Systems Engineer

Location: Staffordshire, Tamworth
Job Type: Permanent

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HSE Coordinator

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Job Type: Permanent

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Shift Manager

Location: Herefordshire, Ledbury
Job Type: Permanent

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Production Supervisor

Location: West Midlands, Wolverhampton
Job Type: Permanent

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Process Project Manager

Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Job Type: Permanent

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Key Account Manager

Location: North West England
Job Type: Permanent

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Maintenance Electrician

Location: West Midlands, Wolverhampton
Job Type: Permanent

Electrical Maintenance Engineer,Wolverhampton,DOUBLE DAYS. Are you an Electrical Maintenance Engineer (or multi-skilled) looking for an excellent role within a successful market leading manufacturer? Do you have experience with electrical repairs and maintenance within a plant, industrial or factory production environment? Are you HNC/ HND and 17th edition qualified? Are you comfortable reading electrical diagrams and […]

Maintenance Engineer

Location: Shropshire, Telford
Job Type: Permanent

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Shift Engineer

Location: County Durham, Hartlepool
Job Type: Permanent

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Multi-Skilled Engineer

Location: Herefordshire, Ledbury
Job Type: Permanent

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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Location: Shropshire, Whitchurch
Job Type: Permanent

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Production Shift Manager

Location: Bristol
Job Type: Permanent

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Maintenance Supervisor Mechanical

Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Job Type: Permanent

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More recently, we have been using Gleeson recruitment for their expanded engineering, manufacturing and supply chain services and i am pleased to say that in addition to their accountancy division, the service, level of candidates and knowledge of the market is second to none, from our company’s perspective, they have become much more of a “one stop” provider with core competencies in each of their areas of specialism

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What sets Gleeson apart is the investment of time to really understand our culture and people. As a result they have an excellent hit rate of candidates submitted who are then offered a position.

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