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Recruitment firm takes on engineering specialists

North East England recruitment company Techconsult UK has taken on two new recruitment consultants with a particular remit to tackle the shortage in good engineers.

North East England recruitment company Techconsult UK has taken on two new recruitment consultants with a particular remit to tackle the shortage in good engineers.

Techconsult UK Ltd, based at The Wilton Centre near Redcar, Teesside, operates within the Oil & Gas, Process, Petrochemical, Offshore, Renewable and Subsea Sectors, and has a large number of candidates on its database, including engineers, technicians, project managers technicians and technical administration personnel.

Iain McCabe, 39, from Teesside, who joins as Permanent Recruitment Consultant, having worked extensively in industrial markets and recruitment, said: “I bring a lot of experience to the role. Engineering posts can be difficult to fill, particularly in the current climate, and my speciality is finding the people that our clients might otherwise have trouble locating.”

Andy Tweddell, 52, also from Teesside, who has a strong background in engineering, particularly in the oil and gas sector, joins as Contract Recruitment specialist.

He said: “Finding good people to fill engineering jobs is a real challenge in the industry at the moment and I am determined to help companies secure good people. Coming from an engineering  background I know what companies need to fill their requirements.”

Managing director Steve Guest said: “These are exciting appointments. It has become increasingly difficult to find good engineers which is why we have taken on two people with such specialist knowledge.

“This is a very tight recruitment market and companies are struggling to find good people, both at the bottom end and the top end of engineering company’s staffing needs.

“We have taken on two experienced recruitment consultants who can help find the engineers that our clients need.”

www.techconsult.co.uk