Plant Operators recruitment agency listing

Plant operators may be employed to operate plant machinery in a number of different types of plant, from water and sewage treatment plants, to power and chemical plants. They must oversee the safe and effective operation of machinery, contributing to the plants overall objectives.

On this page are listed a number of UK recruitment agencies with experience and expertise in the realm of placing suitable personnel in plant operator roles.

The role of plant operator can very a great deal depending on the sector. But in most instances a candidate for such a role must have experience in working with plant machinery, good hand-eye co-ordination and an excellent grasp of applicable health and safety issues.

Many personnel who become plant operator staff do so only after they have worked their way up through a number of manual jobs, such as a maintenance worker, a material handler, or a production line worker.

GCSEs in subjects like English, maths and design and technology are helpful in entering this area of work. Alternatively, an Apprenticeship may be sought, in which the role can be learned on the job "with time set aside to study an associated course with a local education provider.

Starting salaries are around £13,000, but can rise to between £15,000 and £19,000 with qualifications. Those with significant experience may be able to earn between £20,000 and £26,000 a year.

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  • We specialise in Engineering and Technical recruitment. We operate across various sectors and many of our candidates have transferable skills. Including Project Engineering, Geotechnical, Welding and Design Engineering vacancies, we can use our diverse talent pool of top technical candidates to fill a full range of roles across the industry. We service both interim and permanent vacancies in Scotland, UK wide and Europe. Call us today no upfront
    Coverage Scotland, England, Wales, Europe. International
    • 40 Ashley Terrace, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH11 1RY
  • DANEM People is an international Engineering & Technical recruitment agency which can help you to recruit qualified and experienced staff in the UK, EMEA and Asia. As a member of the REC we offer an ethical and professional service to all our clients. All our consultants are qualified and experienced and our approach is 100 % consultative. Our UK offices are located in Cardiff, Bristol and London. Our European office is based in Paris (France).
    Coverage England and Wales
    • Aztec Centre, Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS32 4TD
    • Connies House, Rhymney River Bridge Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF23 9AF
    • Vista Centre, 50 Salisbury Road, London, Hounlsow, TW4 6JQ
  • Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for over 45 years, focussing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. We currently have over 8,000 contractors placed in roles around the world and, as well as contractor recruitment, we also fill permanent job vacancies across our key sectors; Oil & Gas, Automotive, Power & Energy, Mining & Minerals and Engineering.
    Coverage Worldwide
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    • Cranmore Place, Cranmore Drive, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4RZ
    • Lingley House, 120 Birchwood Point, Birchwood Boulevard, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 7QH
    • GG.003, Metal Box Factory, 30 Great Guildford St, London, SE1 0HS
    • First floor, Wynyard Park House, Wynyard Park, Wynard, Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, TS22 5TB
    • Office number 1, Elevator Business Centre, Admiral Court, Poynernook Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB11 5QX
  • 30 years recruitment experience in the Construction & Engineering industry, supplying Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Structural, Water, Environmental and Building Engineers across the UK, on a temporary and permanent basis.
    Coverage UK
    • 23 Austin Friars, London, EC2N 2QP
    • 9 York Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2DS
  • Intec (UK) Ltd are experts at filling roles such as Civil Engineer, Project Engineer and Tool Designer within the Engineering industry. With over 30 years' of experience in this specialist field, Intec (UK) Ltd strive to provide quality service to every client. So whether you're looking for a Mechanical Engineer, Safety Engineer or Materials Engineer, we are confident in providing all solutions for all demands.
    Coverage UK Wide & Global
    13 Offices Nationwide
  • You can recruit vehicle and safety assessed Plant Operators by contacting your nearest Multi Trades branch. As specialists in the Construction fields, our service offers knowledge and experience in abundance. Whether you're seeking a Trainee Plant Operator or someone who can immediately take to the role, our consultants are here to drive your candidate search campaign. We fill contracts for all short and long term requirements.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and World Wide
    • 1-3 The Courtyard, Calvin Street, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 8PB
    • The Dower House, 108 High Street, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2BL
  • We offer a complete recruitment service for the Engineering industry, with our years of experience and industry contacts enabling us to find the best staff in areas including Construction, Mechanical and Automotive. Berry Recruitment manages campaigns tailored to our clients' needs, pre-interviewing candidates for roles such as CMM Inspectors, Technicians and Project Engineers. We recruit nationwide and in EMEA and are REC members.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Temple Courtrn13A Cathedral Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF11 9HA
    • Courtyard House, Mill Lane, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1EY
    • Offices 10-11, Quay West Business Centre, Quay Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4LJ
  • LinkPoint's dedicated team of engineering experts specialise in the supply of permanent staff across public and private sectors. We recognise each project's unique requirements and work with you to ensure that we find an exact fit. Whether you're looking for a junior engineer or chartered engineers we have the extensive database to find you the best candidate.
    Coverage UK Nationwide
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    • 3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB
    • Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6JS
    • Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU
    • 49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ
    • CB1 Business Centre, Twenty Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2JD
    • Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE
  • Our highly experienced Engineering functional practice is headed by a consultant who has worked in a senior Engineering capacity for a FTSE 100 Marine company. This practice boasts a plethora of knowledge spanning the globe. Well connected, you can be assured of outstanding searches for your open appointments and vacancies. Call us NOW!
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG
    • Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD
    • MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP178PB
  • We work on a number of Engineering roles including - Design Engineers, Project Engineers, Site Engineers, Stress Engineer, Engineering Manager, Mechanical/Electrical Engineers to name a few. We work within a few different sectors, specialising in the construction industry but also work within some manufacturing industries. Please get in touch and we can discuss your needs and find out if we may be able to help with sourcing requirements.
    Coverage UK, Ireland and mainland Europe
    • Building 1, Ground Floor, Viscount Court, 245 Leeds Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 0GR
  • We have worked with some of the leading names within the Engineering sector and are delighted to offer the expertise of an industry expert for all recruitment projects. We target staff with the right credentials (IEng, CEng etc.) as well as an aptitude that has seen them rise to the top of their field. Combining a knowledge of mechanical practices with an ability to network, we headhunt senior practitioners of all vocations from Avionics to Rail.
    Coverage UK and International
    • Concorde House, Trinity Park, Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 7UQ
    • 22 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, Greater London, SE1 9PD
    • Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Cheshire, Altrincham, WA14 4DF
  • Professional Construction and Civil Engineering Recruitment, by Construction and Civil Engineering Professionals. Pettit Recruitment Solutions is a reliable source of labour supply for contractors and subcontractors nationwide; deploying workers for roles in Surveying, Project Management, Planning, Site Management and Site Skilled Labour. If you require permanent staff, or site labour on hourly / daily rates, contact Pettit Recruitment Solutions.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • 1st Floor, Zone 3, Innovation House, Discovery Park, Ramsgate Road, Kent, Sandwich, CT139FF
  • Wild Recruitment can find professionals for all positions within the Industrial & Technical sectors, utilising job boards, social media and our expanding database. We work mainly within Hampshire and Dorset and cover sub-sectors including Assembly, Warehouse, Domestic and Cleaning. Our extensive experience has allowed us to develop a specialist industry knowledge that enables us to source and register the personnel that you need.
    Coverage Hampshire, Dorset and Buckinghamshire
    • Unit 7, Linford Forum, Rockingham Drive, Linford Wood, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK14 6LY
    • 46-48 Arundel Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 1NL
    • 2-4 Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BU
  • FlexPlus offer an invaluable service to the Engineering Industry and are skilled at swiftly filling vacancies UK wide. We have developed a database of top technical candidates and can place staff into the fields of Construction, AV, Mechanical, Project Services, Electrical and Medical Engineering. We employ industry experts who assess all candidates and ensure that necessary accreditations have been achieved (including CEng, ICE and IMechE).
    Coverage UK wide
    15 Offices Nationwide
  • 'Nationwide suppliers of a safe, legal and cost-effective workforce' SiteMasters is a Nationwide Recruitment Company with over 29 years experience in supplying Permanent and Temporary Site Management, professional Construction Trades People, Security Guards and Quality Labourers to the Construction Industry
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 100 Borough High Street, London, Greater London, SE1 1LB
  • With the growing pressure to recruit skilled Engineers across all sectors, Brightwork are proud to offer 100% coverage of practitioners from Plant Operators to Mechanical Fitters. Our consultants have worked within the Engineering field, meaning that we have an enviable understanding of the challenges faced by both candidates and businesses. If you operate in Glasgow or Edinburgh, we should be your primary contact for all staffing requirements.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Engineering recruitment is one of our areas of expertise and we pride ourselves on the ability to source high quality, technical candidates from all engineering disciplines. From the construction to rail and aerospace sectors, Intro Recruitment have placed engineering professionals into companies of all types and aim to provide bespoke North West solutions at competitive rates. We recruit engineering experts for all permanent and temporary roles.
    Coverage North West England
    • 27-29 Library Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1NN

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