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Chemical Industry Recruitment

When choosing a Recruitment Consultancy, which is of greatest importance to you?

  • Reputation among major corporations worldwide?
  • A dedicated team of Recruitment Consultants?
  • Specialist knowledge of the Chemical Industry - and experience in hiring for different disciplines?

As a specialist recruiter to multinational companies in the Chemicals Industry, we are able to offer you:

  • A choice of talented candidates
  • A team of consultants with in-depth knowledge of, and experience in, your industry, and
  • Tried and tested recruitment services, working with you as partners.


  1. Laboratory Analyst



    Market related

  2. Mechanical Project Engineer


    North West

    Market related

  3. Senior Developer


    South East


  4. Medical Adviser & Final Signatory


    South East


  5. Quality Control Analyst


    North West


  6. Instrument Technician


    Yorkshire & Humberside

    Market related

  7. Senior Instrument Engineer - Contract


    North West


  8. Process Engineer


    North West


  9. Plant Operator


    South East

    Market related

First Recruitment Group's Chemical Division is set up to support leading corporations in the industry across the UK and abroad. We are here to help you recruit high calibre engineering and commercial professionals for specialist roles in your industry.

Fast moving

If you have an urgent requirement for contract and permanent roles, please get in touch. We have a team of dedicated recruitment consultants ready to help you.

Candidates covering a variety of roles

When you become our client, we listen and identify your individual requirements. Then we set to work on your behalf using a variety of techniques which helps us seek top professionals for you. Our Chemical disciplines include:

  • Process
  • Mechanical
  • Civil and structural
  • Construction and commissioning
  • Chemical engineering
  • Electrical
  • Instrumentation
  • Control
  • Safety
  • HSE
  • Production and operations, and
  • Commercial and support roles.

From experience we know that activities within these roles are diverse. They can be within areas such as FEED, detailed design, optimisation, operations support, de-bottlenecking, troubleshooting, installation, commissioning or maintenance.

We listen to our clients

We work with a number of key chemical industry leaders. They come to us for strategic recruitment advice and support with management and reporting along with hiring the right staff for key roles in their industries.

Our clients include Jacobs Engineering, Haden Freeman, Addison and Projen among others.

“We’ve worked with First Recruitment for over 10 years and have built up a great relationship with their team. They’ve helped us in sourcing contractors for our chemical division, maintaining consistently high standards in delivery, and we hope to continue building on this relationship in the future. I have no hesitation in recommending First to others.”

Stuart Dow, Technical Director at Haden Freeman Limited

To find out more about our Chemical recruitment services, please call +44 (0) 1925 907000 or email

Chemicals Testimonials

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