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

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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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