Manufacturing & Engineering Recruitment

Technology development is transforming the leadership landscape in industrial markets, necessitating a flexible, specialist recruitment partner who can access the right people quickly and appropriately.

Our capability

Berwick Partners' Manufacturing and Engineering Practice has a long standing reputation for delivering on the most challenging and exciting senior assignments in the industrial space. The team specialises in recruiting commercial, operational and technical leadership roles that are essential to organisational success.

Our value-add services include in-house research capability, deep networks, comprehensive leadership assessment tools and the depth of knowledge retained by our industrial market experts. Our process is designed to challenge and inform the recruitment process, achieving both the cultural and skills match that is fundamental to successful executive search.

Our clients vary in size from regional SMEs to large international blue-chip organisations, and our capability enables us to handle searches for both UK and internationally-based roles. We work with clients across the manufacturing supply chain, from upstream material supply to downstream customer delivery.

Our sector experience covers:

  • Advanced Materials
  • Aerospace & Defence
  • Automotive
  • Building Products
  • Capital Equipment
  • Chemicals
  • Precision Engineering
  • Process Industries

We recruit a diverse range of specialist leadership roles, including:

  • Business Development Director
  • Commercial Director
  • Engineering Director
  • General Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Manufacturing Director
  • Operations Director
  • R&D Director
  • Sales and Marketing Director
  • Supply Chain Director 


Senior Roles
“We have worked with Berwick over the past four years as our key recruiter for executive roles within our business unit. They have successfully managed and fulfilled our requirements strengthening our management team and our business. I would have no hesitation in recommending the team to any company seeking quality recruitment and selection services.”
Andy Pointon, Regional Sales Director EMEA

Senior Roles, Innospec Inc
“We have been impressed with the thoroughness of approach and the range of quality candidates identified. They take the time to fully understand our business and culture. Their professionalism and integrity is such that we trust them completely to represent us with candidates. I have no hesitation in recommending them to any company looking to fill any senior or difficult roles.”
Cathy Hessner, VP HR, Innospec Inc

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