Chemicals / Petrochemicals recruitment agency listing

The chemical and petrochemical industries are a major source of jobs for engineering staff, as the UK is acknowledged as being among the world leaders in both sectors.

There are a wide variety of engineering roles available within the industries, but employers always look for highly-skilled staff due to the value of the work and the health and safety challenges faced. Typically, workers are either educated to at least degree level or have achieved recognised specialist qualifications.

Production plants all need coded welders, fitters and pipework engineers to carry out installations and routine maintenance work. Salaries are usually in the range of £28,000 to £35,000 plus shift allowances, but employers look for staff with more than five years' experience rather than workers who have recently completed apprenticeships.

Qualifications and Salary

People with chemical, process or mechanical engineering degrees can secure employment as a graduate trainee, with a starting salary in the region of £28,000. They can then specialise as a piping designer, project manager, production, process, pressure vessel, pipe stress or materials engineer. Experienced staff can earn in excess of £50,000 a year, while chartered engineers can expect annual remuneration packages worth more than £60,000.

The major employers are chemical manufacturers and oil refiners, although engineering consultancies and equipment makers also have jobs for engineers. Many of them are based in the north-east of England, where around 190,000 people are employed in the two sectors.

Most of the permanent jobs and contract positions in the chemical and petrochemical industries are advertised and filled by specialist recruitment agencies, as the skills required are in short supply.

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Aeropeople Limited

Recruiting worldwide for general engineering roles, Aeropeople Ltd uses an extensive database to provide your business with bespoke candidates. We cover the majority of roles in the Engineering industry including Environmental Managers, Research & Development and Launch Engineers. Based throughout the UK, we also have offices in Germany and UAE, committed to finding solutions for your permanent, temporary and contract vacancies.
Coverage  UK wide and International
The Quorum, Barnwell Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB5 8RE

Cranleigh Scientific

We have a detailed understanding of the Chemical and Mechanical Engineering sectors and utilise this superior knowledge to identify technical practitioners for all permanent roles. Our appreciation of the sector means that we recognise key skills and can conduct academic checks for BEng, IEng and IMechE accreditations. At Cranleigh Scientific, we are Engineering experts and are adept at finding the right individuals for the right opportunities.
Coverage  All UK
PM House, Riverway Estate, Old Portsmouth Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 1LZ

Duval Associates

We love Engineering!! .... we have experience with alan bradley, scada, mechanical, electrical, management, service, instrumentation and production.... From manufacturing, telecoms, fmcg or automotive back via Manchester, Newcastle, the Midlands, and the South - WE CAN DO IT! We have a detailed approach and aim to understand your type of business, size and personality from day 1!
Coverage  UK wide
Suite 82, Lang Drive, Manchester, Lancashire, M30 7NJ
Churchill House, 12 Mosley Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 1DE
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Innova Search - Manufacturing Division

Innova Search bring a distinctive approach to Engineering recruitment. Using over 20 years of industry knowledge and market leading technology, our team produce competitive shortlists of the best candidates in the UK. We specialise across key fields such as Industrial Manufacturing, Heavy Engineering, Precision Engineering and Electrical/Mechanical Engineering. You can trust Innova Search to find the best candidates in your sector.
Coverage  Nationwide Manufacturing Recruitment Specialists
One The Square, Temple Quay, 4th Floor, Bristol, Avon, BS16DG
Riverside Innovation Centre, Castle Drive, Chester, Cheshire, CH11SL Ground Floor, Sterling House, The Bourse, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15EQ Norwich House, 26 Horsefair Street., Leicester, Leicestershire, LE15BD 8 St. Martin's Place, London, Greater London, WC2N4JH Manchester One, 53 Portland Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 3LD
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Food Careers (Food Manufacturing Recruitment) Ltd

Assisting businesses to recruit staff within the Engineering function for 15 years, we handle Permanent & Interim roles in a salary range of £25,000 - £100,000 pa. We work with Food & Drink Manufacturers, Food Machinery companies and Food Suppliers and assist them to recruit: Principal Engineers, Chief Engineers, Engineering Managers, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Engineers, Automation Engineers, Controls Engineers, Engineering Planners.
Coverage  UK Wide
Unit 1 Bath Lane Mill, Friars Mill, Bath Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 5BJ
20-22 Wenlock Road, Shoreditch, London, N1 7GU Suite 4, Stanley House, 19/23 Crofts Bank Road, Urmston, Manchester, Lancashire, M41 0TZ
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Badger Associates Ltd

For 14 years the name Badger Associates has been synonymous with identifying the finest engineering people around the UK who want to live and work in East Anglia.
Coverage  East Anglia and surrounding areas
Pottergate Street, Aslacton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR15 2JU

McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

12 Month GUARANTEE ON EVERY PLACEMENT: 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
MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP17 8PB
McBarron Wood International, Kemp House, 152 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX MWB Office, Listenal Street, Manchester, M6 6AP 17 Black Bourton Road, Carterton, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX18 3HQ
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D & P Associates

• Over 25 years’ experience providing candidates to the Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing industries • Whether the vacancy is temporary, contract, or permanent, as much care and attention is put into each and every position
Coverage  UK Wide
P.O. Box 8711, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 0BJ

Elite Employee

Our Engineering staffing solutions are backed by experts who have experience of operating within a technical environment. Elite has been working within Engineering recruitment for more than 15 years and can supply top technical staff for all industry roles including those across Manufacturing, Engineering, Automotive and Commercial. We don't rely on databases or traditional advertising and will conduct a proactive and tailored candidate search.
Coverage  Southern England and Home Counties.
Bank House, Odiham, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1LF
Zenith House, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7AG
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FINTEC recruit Limited - Engineering & Technical specialists

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  UK wide, Europe, International
Conference House, 152 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH3 8EE

Aspen Wolf Ltd

Are you looking for Engineers, with our specialist division we can offer excellent candidates in this area. Whether you are looking for a CNC operator or a fully qualified engineer we can offer our services and help with all aspects of Engineering. We are very competitive within the industry and have a specialist team to look at your vacancy and advise the best options to take.
Coverage  North East England
1st Floor, Lighthouse View, Spectrum Business Park, Seaham, Durham, SR7 7PR

S & D Trade Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering, Facilities Management
Suite J, 1st Floor, Churchgate House, 30 Churchgate, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1HL

Northern Employment Services

Industries covered: Administration, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Government / Public Sector, Personnel / HR, Industrial, IT, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production
Townhead Court, 148 Yorkshire Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 1LD

Quest North West

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering
Thornham House 9 Thornham Old Road, Oldham, Lancashire, OL2 5UN

Aberdeen Appointments Agency Ltd

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Engineering, Executive / Management, Personnel / HR, IT, Logistics, Marketing, Sales
4 Leggart Terrace, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB12 5TX

Kennedy Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Agriculture, Catering and Hospitality, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Domestic / Child Care, Driving, Education, Engineering, Executive / Management, Health & Safety, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Information Industry, IT, Legal, Marketing, Project Management, Purchasing, Sales
31 May Street, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 4NG

Bishop & Co Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering, Industrial, Logistics
36 Piccadilly, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 3LY

Cordius

Industries covered: Engineering, IT, Logistics, Sales
3 College Place, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3DY

Careermakers Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Driving, Engineering, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Logistics
Atlas House, Caxton Close, Wigan, Lancashire, WN3 6XU

Precision People

Industries covered: Engineering, Personnel / HR, Logistics, Marketing, Sales
Precision House, Meridian Business Park, Meridian East, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE19 1WZ

Aatom Recruitment

Industries covered: Automotive, Engineering, Government / Public Sector, IT, Telecommunications
Puma Way, Coventry University, Technology Park, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 2TT

IntaPeople

Industries covered: Engineering, IT
2nd Floor, Longcross Court, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF24 0AD

Kerry Collins Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Driving, Engineering, Executive / Management, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Sales
131 Lichfield Street, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 1SL

Engineering Recruitment Consultants

Industries covered: Engineering
Number 18, Basepoint, Andersons Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 5FE

Inside Right

Industries covered: Construction, Driving, Engineering, Industrial, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production
69B Darlington Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 4ND

Clarehill Associates

Industries covered: Engineering, Energy / Renewable Energy
Park House, 10 Park Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 5HX

Frontline Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Banking, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Facilities Management, Food & Drink, Government / Public Sector, Personnel / HR, Industrial, IT, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Media, Printing & Publishing, Sales, FMCG
55 Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6GE

Questech Recruitment

Industries covered: Engineering, Manufacturing / Production
22 St Johns North, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3QA

Industrial Personnel Ltd

Industries covered: Administration, Automotive, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Education, Engineering, Executive / Management, Personnel / HR, Industrial, IT, Legal, Logistics, Marketing, Purchasing, Retail, Sales, Training / Learning, Security, Social Care
8-12 Doncaster Gate, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S65 1DJ

Ash Consulting

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Construction, Engineering, Marketing, Sales
Dore Business Centre, Chatsworth Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S17 3QH

Benchmark Recruitment

Industries covered: Automotive, Construction, Engineering, Housebuilding, Project Management
1694 High Street, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0LY

Concept Technical Resources

Industries covered: Education, Engineering, Facilities Management, Industrial, Manufacturing / Production
Castle Court, 1, The Broadway, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4AN

Link2recruit

Industries covered: Automotive, Driving, Engineering, Environmental, Food & Drink, Industrial, Manufacturing / Production
52a High Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B23 6RH

Nine Twenty

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, IT, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Sales, Digital
193 Bath Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G2 4HU

Contract Recruitment Experts

Industries covered: Aviation / Aerospace, Construction, Driving, Engineering, Food & Drink, Industrial, IT, Rail, Energy / Renewable Energy
Manor House, 2 Manor Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS18 4DX

Cubed Resourcing Partnership

Industries covered: Administration, Electronics, Engineering, Manufacturing / Production
Salts Mill, Victoria Road, Saltaire, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 3LF

Lime People

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering, Financial Services, IT, Project Management
7 Moorhead Lane, Saltaire, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 4JH

D R Newitt

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Engineering, Executive / Management, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Sales
38 Melville Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 7HA

Zodiac Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Construction, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Industrial
Upper Floors, 21 Walters Road, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 5NQ

Linear Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering, Industrial, Property, Rail, Energy / Renewable Energy
Swan Court Suite 1, 9 Tanner Street, Bermondsey, London, SE1 3LE
5 Butts Court, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5JS 129 Deansgate, Manchester, Lancashire, M3 3WR 1st Floor, Cathedral Buildings, Dean Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 1PG 298 Wellingborough Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 4EP 18 Paradise Square, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2DE
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Steve Ball Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction, Engineering
Morton House Morton Lane, Beverley, North Humberside, HU17 9DD

Emmerson Kitney Ltd

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Engineering, Executive / Management, IT, Marketing, Sales
The Old Foundry, Cowgate, Brough, North Humberside, HU15 1NB

Staff Finders

Industries covered: Administration, Automotive, Aviation / Aerospace, Catering and Hospitality, Engineering, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production
43 Baker Street, Hull, North Humberside, HU2 8HP

Westray Recruitment Consultants Ltd

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Automotive, Aviation / Aerospace, Creative / Design, Call Centre / Customer Service, Defence, Engineering, Executive / Management, Facilities Management, Financial Services, Food & Drink, Graduate, Headhunting, Health & Safety, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Insurance, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Market Research, Pharmaceutical, Printing & Publishing, Project Management, Purchasing, Sales, Training / Learning, Shipping, Telecommunications, Energy / Renewable Energy, FMCG, Digital
Valley House, Kingsway South, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne And Wear, NE11 0JW

Stratus Selection Limited

Industries covered: Aviation / Aerospace, Defence, Electronics, Engineering, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Project Management, Purchasing
82 Westbrook End, Newton Longville, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 0DF

Catalyst Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Creative / Design, Call Centre / Customer Service, Engineering, Personnel / HR, IT, Legal, Logistics, Marketing, Purchasing, Sales
176 Portland Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE2 1DJ

Direct Personnel Midlands

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Driving, Engineering, Industrial, Sales
415 Bearwood Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 4DF

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