Get a shortlist of candidates in just 2-4 weeks for permanent roles or 2-4 days for interim roles
We fill 99% of assignments we have in this sector
Our fees are success oriented
Trusted by Manufacturing & Industrial firms across the world
Manufacturing Recruitment – Our team has supported OEMs, packaging and automotive companies, chemical plants and food processors.
At Norrie Johnston Recruitment we have a proven track-record in manufacturing recruitment, finding senior executives for highly specialist senior permanent and interim roles. We’ve found senior execs for large established international players dealing with a merger, major companies driving through business improvement programmes, right through to ambitious companies setting up operations in Asia.
Our manufacturing and industrial team understands the unique pressures faced by companies in the sector. That’s because they aren’t simply executive recruiters. They have board-level experience working as leaders within manufacturing businesses.
This experience, combined with the speed and reach of the web means we can promise 99% success on assignments
✓ Guaranteed time frames ✓ Our multiple candidate acquisition channels ensures rapid success ✓ Perfectly matched short-list within 2 to 4 days for interim roles ✓ Perfectly matched short-list within 2 to 4 weeks for permanent roles
“I have been associated with Norrie and the NJR team over an extended number of years, companies and geographies. Whether you need a specialist functional executive or a managing director for a short term turnaround I would recommend you give Norrie a call. He and his team have consistently delivered great people and been responsive to my geographic, technical and project specific needs. Good and straightforward people to do business with.”
Alan McCarthy-Wyper, Director, Balfour Beatty Rail
“Norrie is a consummate professional and a pleasure to do business with. He is affable, diligent and dependable. He operates well across sectors and brings a wealth of experience to any work situation. I recommend him without hesitation.”
James Sprint, Group CEO, Alternative Flooring and Wilton Carpet Factory
“Rex has worked on 2 commissions I have been involved with. In both he has managed and conducted thorough searches with a particular diligence. This combined with highly developed levels of perception, an acute awareness and great people skills has led to being presented with proper runners for the top level posts involved. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him and will use his services again.”
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Meet Our Team of Manufacturing & Industrial Specialists
Norrie Johnston, Chairman
One of the UK’s leading recruitment authorities and an industrial specialist, Norrie has filled senior executive positions for an array of international manufacturing, technology and technical services businesses. Before founding his first recruitment agency in 2000, Norrie had a successful corporate career, working in both permanent and later interim roles for a host of global engineering and industrial organisations, including Babcock, IBM, IMI and Tunstall.
Rex has over 25 years’ manufacturing recruitment experience, working at the highest level with global recruitment consultancies, online firms, exciting start-ups and international search and selection specialists. During his career, Rex has supported numerous manufacturing and engineering brands with their recruitment needs, including IMI, Network Rail, Snorkel, Babcock & Balfour Beatty Rail.
Throughout his 15+ years in recruitment, Daryl has supported Manufacturing businesses to appoint leaders and senior talent cross-functionally as well as in specialist roles embracing key principles such as Lean, Six Sigma and 5S. He has delivered against permanent and interim mandates across a varied portfolio of clients including for example packaging, hi-tech, medical devices and pharmaceuticals such as Encase, James Walker & Remote Diagnostic Technologies, now part of Philips Healthcare.