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.

Qualifications and Salary

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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Displaying 15 of 56 Agencies that recruit for Plant Operators jobs in the Engineering industry.

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Axis Recruitment - Manufacturing

Axis is a trusted supplier of permanent and temporary staff for the UK Manufacturing market. Working in partnership with UK firms, we recognise the difficulties in finding skilled candidates and are able to increase your talent pool while decreasing your time to hire. Operations? Production? Supply Chain? We have the manufacturing sector covered. 3:1 Interview to placement ratio. 97% Right First time Shortlists. Call now and speak to a specialist
Coverage  UK Wide
4 Temple Row, Birmingham, Midlands, B2 5HG
Merchant House, Crook Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2BE The Plaza, 100 Old Hall, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 9QJ Imperial Court, 2 Exchange Quay, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M5 3EB
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Intro Recruitment Limited

Engineering recruitment experts, 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  30 mile radius of Wigan
27-29 Library Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1NN

Multi Trades Recruitment Ltd

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
Vintage House, 36 - 37 Albert Embankment, London, Greater London, SE1 7TL
1-3 The Courtyard, Calvin Street, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 8PB
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Berry Technical & I.T. Division

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
20 Woodland Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7PL Courtyard House, Mill Lane, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1EY Offices 10-11, Quay West Business Centre, Quay Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4LJ
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Apex Engineering Solutions Ltd

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
65 Church Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2DP
31-34 High Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 2AW 9 York Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2DS 23 Austin Friars, London, EC2N 2QP
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Try Staff Ltd

We help our customers because they get candidates who can do the job, live locally, and become key members of staff. This is achieved by face to face interviewing,checking references, and spending the time to fill each vacancy properly. The same effort is put into finding a CNC operator for 5 days as a full time quality manager.
Coverage  Throughout the Midlands
3 Steyning Road, South Yardley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B26 1HH

LinkPoint Resources Limited

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
CB1 Business Centre, Twenty Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2JD
49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ 3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6JS
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ATS Recruitment

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
Unity Works, Westgate, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1EP

Pettit Recruitment Solutions Ltd - Construction Specialists

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, Sandwich, Kent, CT139FF

Brightwork Ltd

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
20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
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McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

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
Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD 17 Black Bourton Road, Carterton, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX18 3HQ
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Intec (UK) Ltd

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
Wellheads Way, Aberdeen, Grampian, AB21 7GD
C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, Shell Manufacturing Complex, Tenko Building, Oil Sites Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 4HB C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, 9 Bowesfield Crescent, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS18 3BL C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, Coryton Refinery, The Manorway, Coryton, Essex, SS17 9LL Westmains Industrial Estate, Grangemouth, Central, FK3 8YE C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, Ineos Site Contractors Compound, Grangemouth, Falkirk, FK3 9UQ Brunel House, 9 Penrod Way, Heysham, Lancashire, LA3 2UZ C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, 3 Jacknell Road, Dodswell's Bridge Industrial Estate, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 3BS St Davids Square, Westferry Road, Island Gardens, Canary Wharf, London, E14 3WA C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, Unit 2, Brinell Way, Harfrey's Industrial Estate, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 0LU C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, Lyndsey Oil Refinery, P.O. Box 85, Grimsby, Stallingsborough, North East Lincolnshire, DN40 3LW C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, Unit 4, Bennet Court, Bennet Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 0QX Unit T, Old Station Yard, Oxford Road, Marton, Warwickshire, CV23 9RU
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Vima Professional Placements Ltd

At Vima Professional Placements we have over 25 years of recruitment experience so have a good idea of what our clients and candidates are looking for. We supply many sectors, both casual labour as well as permanent staff in; Construction, Water, Trades, Financial Services, Education as well as Oil and Gas.
Coverage  Nationwide
6 Milner's Yard, Riccall Grange, Riccall, York, N Yorks, YO19 6QL

Executive Headhunters Ltd

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
Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4DF 22 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, Greater London, SE1 9PD
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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

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