Science and Engineering

Science and Engineering

Our Science and Engineering recruitment team partners with clients of varying needs and sizes. We have assisted start-ups to global organisations and each time have ensured a smooth recruitment process. Our client base continues to grow as we partner with more companies who are looking for a recruitment partner who can bring trusted and reliable expertise. Although we are based in Cambridge, we are helping companies with their recruitment needs across the UK and globally.

Each dedicated specialist consultant will be your continuous point of contact throughout the recruitment process and every candidate is somebody who our consultants have a trusted relationship with. Every recruitment campaign with be tailored according to the individual needs of our clients.

We have a focus on the below but are not limited to these:

  • NanoTech

  • Materials Science

  • Sustainability

  • CleanTech

  • STEM.

  • Medical Devices

  • Life Sciences

  • Defence

  • Inkjet

Types of Science and Engineering jobs

​Types of roles we typically recruit for are:

  • Scientists (Chemists, Physicists, Biologists, Materials)

  • Technicians (Electro-Mechanical, Process, Cleanroom, Laboratory)

  • Equipment/Field Service/MOCVD Engineers

  • Manufacturing/Production/NPI Engineers

  • Project/Programme Managers

  • Quality/Regulatory Engineers/Scientists

  • Human Factors Engineers

  • Chemical Engineers

  • Mechanical Design Engineers

  • Electronics Engineers

No contract is too long or too short, whether it’s a temporary hire or a permanent role, they’re able to support our clients in finding the right solution.

We’re confident that you’ll always be working with a Science and Engineering recruitment consultant who understands exactly what it is that your company does, and the role that you’re looking to recruit for.

Our Scientific and Engineering recruitment consultants
Colette Circuitt | Recruitment Consultant, Technical & Engineering

I have several years of experience supporting businesses in Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas, from scale-ups to SMEs to larger corporates. 

Whether it be assembly roles to senior level engineers, materials control and quality, if it has an engineering or technical focus within the Biotech, Medical Devices, Instrumentation, Inkjet, Equipment, or CEM sectors, I am passionate about finding the right person for the role and company, essentially becoming an extension of their business, on either a temporary, contract or permanent basis. 

Typical roles I cover:

  • Assemblers & Production Technicians (Mechanical, Electrical & Electronic)

  • Production and Manufacturing Engineers

  • Stores & Warehouse

  • Test Technicians & Engineers

  • Mechanical Design Engineers

  • Maintenance and Field Service Technicians & Engineers 

  • Electronics Engineers

  • Quality Engineers & Managers

Jen Richardson | Business Manager, Technical & Engineering

I manage our high-performing Cambridge-based High-Tech Engineering and Scientific team, providing Engineering and Scientific recruitment in Cambridge, UK, and Globally.

Alongside leading our growing and successful team, I am a hands-on recruiter specialising in Physical Sciences (Chemistry/ Materials Science/ Physics) as well as Semiconductors, Nanotechnology & Optics. I particularly enjoy working with organisations within Sustainability & CleanTech as well as the wider STEM areas.

I’m passionate about helping start-ups; supporting them as they grow and blossom, supporting them as they scale up. 11+ years of recruitment experience means that I have worked with hi-tech businesses ranging from start-ups to globally renowned organisations and institutions.

Typical roles I cover:

  • Lab Techs & Lab Managers

  • Chemists/Electrochemists/Formulation, Polymer & Analytical Scientists

  • Cleanroom/Process Technicians

  • Process Development Engineers

  • Semiconductor/Nanotech Scientists & Engineers

  • Physicists

  • Optical Engineers & Technicians

  • Materials Scientists, Engineers & Technicians

  • Equipment Engineers & Technicians

  • Consultants, Project & Program Managers

"Jen is a conscientious and experienced agent who dedicates her time to helping her clients through the interview process. To ensure they are fully prepared with her knowledge of the companies in question. One of the best agents I’ve dealt with in terms of interaction and encouragement prior and after interviews who doesn’t waver on going the extra mile and a pleasure to work with."