Purple Squirrel Recruitment


Purple Squirrel is a specialist Engineering, Technical, Construction and Industrial recruitment agency. Our fundamental difference is that our recruiters are time-served technical professionals from industry and apply that experience to recruit staff for our Clients.

  • Temporary, Contract, Permanent and Headhunting Recruitment Agency 
  • UK, Europe and International Jobs 
  • One-off assignments through to staffing of entire project teams

The Purple Squirrel is what every hiring manager seeks! The elusive Candidate, with exactly the right qualifications, experience and personality, to succeed in their job. It takes true sector insight like ours to know where to look and to quickly find that individual for you.

Our unique selling point is that we have years of experience as a do-er in your field. When we communicate with you it will be on an equal understanding of your work ethic, your pressures and your needs.

Your business is UK wide and Multi-national, so is ours. We have national and international hiring networks and have therefore successfully sourced people for all of UK, Germany, France, North America, Poland, Saudi Arabia, India, Africa and China.

Setting HIGH STANDARDS for professionalism and backed by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation as full members we are passionately committed to excellence and are determined to carve out our niche and place in the market.
Is your hiring requirement urgent? They usually are! Not a problem, we are here and waiting for your call to action. Send us your job description NOW and we will be happy to send you some initial candidate matches by return.

Technical Recruitment

Our Clients range from privately financed innovation firms to multi-national retail and distribution corporations. Like you they have hiring needs across the various business support functions for personnel who have technical appreciation and competency in the nature of your business.

Whether you need a technically minded customer service operative, a recent graduate or a technical director to run your new development team, we can help.

Technical Sales, Project Managers, IT Software, IT Networks, IT Hardware, Technical Administrators, Project Controllers, Management and Leadership, Quality Control, Quality Management, Purchasing, Estimators, Multi-lingual, Graduates etc. 

Technical Recruitment

Engineering Recruitment

Our Clients range from independent service and installation family business through to global car manufacturer. engineering the vehicles of tomorrow. Whether you need one CAD designer or to stiaff an entire product technical centre we can support. Home or Abroad.

Our Clients and their Engineers solve problems daily. From the first concept, during detail design phase, during testing and development and validation for production; post-launch when the product is in use by the consumer. Everything we use in our day to day lives has had the involvement of a team of engineers:  mechanical, electrical, electronic, systems chemical, process, civil, systems, quality, production, installation and service.

Automotive, Off-Highway & Transport; Aerospace, Aviation & Defence; Rail & Infrastructure; Construction; Manufacturing, Capital Plant & Machinery; Electronics & Systems; Chemical & Print; Utilities; Oil, Gas & Renewable Energy; Science & Research; Medical & Pharmaceutical; Food & Drink

  • See all our engineering jobs HERE
  • Send us a job description for your engineering vacancy NOW 
Engineering Recruitment

Construction Recruitment

Our Clients range from small independent family business to major international petrochemical corporation and everything inbetween for residential, commercial, public sector, infrastructure and industrial developments.

Surveyors, Estimators, CAD Architects, Planners, Semi-skilled Trades, Skilled Trades, Quality, Project Management, Bid & Tender Management, Health & Safety, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Communications, Utilities, Geophysicists.

  • See all our construction jobs HERE
  • Send us a job description for your industrial vacancy NOW 
Construction Recruitment

Industrial Recruitment

Our clients range from local PCB manufacturer to global steel proucts corporation. Whether you need one machine operative or staffing support for a new factory installation we can help. Uk or Abroad.

Tooling designer, Manufacturing Project Engineer, CNC, Welders, Fabricators, Quality Inspection, Production, Process Engineering, Supply Chain & Logistics, Warehouse & Distribution, Waste Management, Continuous and Lean Improvement, Operations Management, Industrial Relations, Health & Safety, Facility Management.

Industrial Recruitment
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