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Specialist recruiter to the Advanced Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing & Precision Engineering sectors

About us


Being a true recruitment industry expert to the Precision Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing sectors, we are able to offer the best recruiting services to organisations and individuals across the UK, matching the top talent to the specific job vacancies within all departmental areas from Production & Manufacturing to Engineering roles and from Office functions through to Management & Senior Management level.

Our consultants are themselves industry experts, either as experienced Machinists, CADCAM Programmers, Production Engineers etc or as skilled recruiters with a proven track record of providing professional recruitment services to the Advanced Manufacturing / Precision Engineering sectors enabling us to fully understand your wants and needs.

Following our main core values of honesty, transparency and loyalty, we are here to become your recruitment partner and provide you with an effective & efficient recruiting solution to your career aspirations / staffing needs, offering a fully comprehensive and consultative solution.


As the UK's leading, national specialist Manufacturing and Precision Engineering recruiter, we work with companies ranging from Start Up’s, SME’s and through to established multi-national Blue-Chip organisations, we are able to provide recruitment services for Subcontractors & OEMs alike, across the UK to various industry sectors such as (but not limited to):​

Motorsport / F1
Scientific Instrumentation
Medical & Pharmaceutical
Oil & Gas
Power, Nuclear & Energy
Commercial, Industrial & Agricultural


Bolton Recruitment Ltd is a niche, specialist recruitment agency within the Additive & Advanced Manufacturing sectors. Coupled with our highly skilled and trained consultants with backgrounds in the Advanced Manufacturing, Production and Precision Engineering sectors, this means you will receive the highest levels and standards of recruitment services in the market, utilising our knowledge and experience from the Precision Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing sectors, providing the UK’s leading consultative approach ensuring your staffing needs, job vacancies and future career prospects are fulfilled. Our key areas of expertise are as follows:

CADCAM / Offline Programming
CNC & Manual Machining (Programming Setting and Operating)
Toolmaking / Tooling
Moulding – Blow, Die Cast and Injection
Assembly & Fitting
Fabrication & Welding
Maintenance & Installation
Continuous Improvement
Production Engineering / Manufacturing Engineering
Planning, Estimating and Scheduling
Supply Chain & Procurement
Administration & HR
Sales & Business Development
Management & Senior / Executive Management


Through our in depth skills assessment, screening and interviewing techniques , we will provide you with a refined short list to suit your specific vacancies for either Retained and Contingency solutions depending on your preference and needs. We then schedule interviews and prepare candidates to ensure they are fully briefed on the interview process. Following this, we effectively and efficiently manage the exchange of interview feedback and support in the delivery of extending the offer/package.

As a professional recruiter to the Manufacturing Production & Precision Engineering sectors, we are able to offer both "Retained" & "Contingency" recruitment solutions depending on your preference and requirements. Below is an overview of both options:


Providing an exclusive and dedicated solution whereby we commit to a client who choses to work with us on an exclusive basis. A contract is agreed, signed and the fee is paid in three instalments made up of the following; initial 1/3 payment on commencement of agreement, second 1/3 payment on submission of shortlist and the final 1/3 payment on the candidate(s) placement date.

This process is fully comprehensive and provides extra benefits to the recruitment process as we have committed to successfully filling the position.

  • Contract mutually signed and agreed, including an agreed timeframe, process and methodology

  • Branded adverts (can add value to your brand awareness)

  • Targeted search/head hunting campaign (full information provided during the onboarding meeting)

  • Fully available Account Manager

  • Interview support (if required) where we can conduct first stage interviews

  • Ability to focus 100% on finding the right candidate(s) for you and not compromise your success to find the right candidate by losing them to your competitors


This is the traditional method of recruiting and is trusted and reliable. This solution provides flexibility for both the client and the agency whereby it is an agreement where no fee is due until we are successful in placing the ‘right’ candidate for the role. This process includes our fully comprehensive service of creating job briefs, , we will conduct an initial brief on the position, pro-actively going to the market and sourcing ideal candidates through the following means:

  • Non branded adverts on the industry leading job boards

  • Running email campaigns through our extensive and continually growing database

  • Targeted resourcing from our selected CV searching databases

  • Social media and networking campaigns

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