We specialise in

  • CAD Technicians
  • CNC Programmers/Millers/Turners
  • Design/Test Engineers
  • Engineering Technicians
  • Field Engineers
  • Machine Minders
  • Maintenance Engineers/Managers
  • Manufacturing Engineers/Managers
  • Production Engineers/Managers
  • Warehouse Managers

We understand that every engineering operation is different.

Our purpose is to understand what it is you need and then provide exactly that, whether you're looking for permanent or temporary/contract staff. What sets us apart is the level of support and dedication you will receive from the first contact right throughout your project and beyond. 

Our team have a deep understanding of the technical and engineering sector and the methods and processes behind your operations. Prioritising quality over quantity, we will only recommend candidates who will be a real asset to your business, ensuring you get the best value for your time.

We provide a bespoke service to our clients and will invest time and resources in ensuring we have a comprehensive understanding of your needs. We’ve worked with a wide span of clients across multiple sectors, including: oil & gas, aerospace & automotive, FMCG, petrochemical & chemical, renewables, power, infrastructure, marine.

Meet our team

Jack O’Brien

Manager


Julia Sherlock

Senior Lead Consultant


Christopher Mason

Senior Consultant


Simon Clark

Senior Consultant


Carl Bashford

Consultant


Holly Warren

Resourcer


Victoria Fossett

Senior Consultant


Why choose us?

Our clients

We take the time to ensure the candidates we recommend are the perfect fit, not just for your role, but for your company culture as well. We take a bespoke approach to each client, tailoring our services to meet each individual business' needs.

Our candidates

With strong links to a wide range of businesses from prestigious industry leaders to dynamic start-ups, we have something to suit everyone’s interests, whether it's permanent, temporary or contract work that you're looking for.


Our client & candidate reviews

“ My experiences with Prime Appointments have all been good! My main contacts have been Holly, Colin and Carl. All have provided a thoroughly professional service and nothing has been too much trouble for them. They've always given prompt feedback to my (many) queries. Their help and advice has been invaluable. A truly great team! ”

Sarah Harris

“ Fantastic service! Got a job through the guidance and help of Julia. Constantly kept in the loop throughout the whole process. Thank you so much Julia! ”

Megan Knoc

“ To the great team at Prime who are soooo much better than the agency I was with before! Special mention to the Technical Contracts team, Holly, Jack and Carl who deal with me, even coming to my house to drop work t-shirts off! What service is that? Thanks Jack, they fit perfectly!! ”

Darren Bice


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