Manufacturing and Engineering

Manufacturing and Engineering Recruitment​

Pod Talent specialises in permanent, temporary and interim Manufacturing and Engineering recruitment in the UK and Europe. We have built some fruitful and long standing relationships in this space with organisations ranging from Start Ups to Global Blue Chip businesses. We work across a variety of industries including Food Manufacturing, FMCG and Pharmaceuticals. Our own CEO is a Mechanical Engineering graduate who worked as a Manufacturing Manager before making the move into recruitment so we like to think we have the knowledge and experience to find the best candidates in these fields.

Our Manufacturing and Engineering recruitment team covers all roles relating to corporate and operational manufacturing over a few main areas:

  • Factory Management
  • Production
  • Manufacturing Strategy
  • Continuous improvement
  • Technical Management
  • Engineering
  • Food Technical & Quality Assurance
  • R&D and New Product Development

We have found that by providing an end to end offering including both the operational side of manufacturing and engineering but also quality and technical management, we are well placed to help clients recruit across their end to end supply chain. Our team recruits from entry to board level across the UK, Europe and North America and we have specialists at each seniority and for each geography.

Roles we recruit in this area include:

  • VP Manufacturing/Operations
  • VP Engineering
  • Factory General Management
  • Head of Engineering
  • Production Management
  • Engineering & Maintenance Management
  • Quality Assurance & Food Safety
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Food Technology
  • Health and Safety Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Engineering

What our customers say

Talent Acquisition Manager, Global Food Business

"Pod Talent stand out from the crowd. They are passionate about what they do and have truly invested in partnering with us; really getting to understand our business and culture. They have been able to find excellent candidates for challenges roles, finding people who were both a strong technical match and, most importantly, a great culture fit. Pod Talent are a brilliant partner to any business and I would highly recommend them to anyone."

Latest jobs in Manufacturing and Engineering

Senior Quality & Food Safety Technologist
Kings Lynn
£35500 - £50000 per annum + 12% Bonus + Benefits
Pod Talent are currently working with a Global Leading Food Manufacturing business in Norfolk on an exciting new opportunity, we are recruiting for a Senior Quality & Food Safety Technologist to come on board, in this role you will report into the Quality & Food Safety Manager and your key responsibility will be to set up and continuously improve the site quality management system.
Technical Manager (9-12 months maternity cover)
East London
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Technical Manager (9-12 months maternity cover) - Exciting Food Supplier - London - Up to £40,000-£45000 Basic Salary
Process Improvement Lead
Wigan
£32000 - £34000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Process Improvement Lead -Global Food Manufacturing Company - Wigan - £32,000-£34,000 Basic Salary + 20% Bonus.
Production Planner
Widnes
£25000 - £30000 per annum
I am pleased to be working with a manufacturer of consumer goods and construction materials with three key manufacturing sites in the UK. They are currently looking for a Production Planner with strong attention to detail to create, modify and manage production plans.
Production Planner
Boston
£25000 - £30000 per annum
I am pleased to be working with a manufacturer of consumer goods and construction materials with three key manufacturing sites in the UK. They are currently looking for a Production Planner with strong attention to detail to create, modify and manage production plans.
Senior Packaging Developer - Sustainability
Dewsbury
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Pod Talent are delighted to be working with a Global Food Manufacturing business on a brand new role, we are currently recruiting for a Senior Packaging Developer to join their site in West Yorkshire (hybrid). In this role you will sit in the Global Packaging team, creating innovative packaging solutions and your key responsibility will be to support the delivery of the businesses sustainability p...
Kraft Heinz - Process Improvement Leader (Entry Level)
Wigan
£30000 - £34000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Pod Talent are partnering with Kraft Heinz on an exciting new position, we are currently looking for a Process Improvement Leader to join their highly skilled team in Wigan. This is a broad role where your key responsibilities will include analysing site performance, making recommendations for continuous improvements, developing the operations teams understanding of process control and influencing...
Engineering Project Manager – International Food & Beverage Manufacturer
Hamburg
€80,000-€90,000 + package
A leading manufacturer within the Food & Beverage industry, with an enviable market position and a footprint across Europe, the US & the UK, are investing heavily in their Engineering & Manufacturing functions and are seeking multiple a specialist with experience in managing capital projects (technical and improvement) from concept through to execution and commissioning.