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        Headway Recruitment: Manufacturing & Engineering

        Welcome to Headway Recruitment’s Manufacturing and Engineering Division, your trusted partner for finding top talent in the manufacturing and engineering sector.

        Located in Leeds and Bradford, we’re a well-known recruitment agency serving clients nationwide, specialising in Manufacturing and Engineering. Our goal is to help businesses, big and small, find highly skilled professionals who will drive growth and innovation in the Manufacturing and Engineering field.

        Our Nationwide Reach

        Although we’re based in Leeds and Bradford, we work with clients all across the UK. No matter where you are in the country, we have the knowledge and connections to connect you with excellent candidates in Manufacturing and Engineering. We understand how crucial these roles are in any organisation.

        Our Unique Insight Approach

        What sets us apart is our innovative Insight Approach. We believe that successful recruitment in Manufacturing and Engineering goes beyond technical skills and qualifications. It’s about ensuring that a candidate’s personality and values align with your company’s culture. Our unique Insight Approach goes deep into a candidate’s personality traits, work preferences, and cultural fit, ensuring that your manufacturing and engineering team not only has the necessary technical skills but also fits well with your organisation’s values and goals.

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        Your Manufacturing & Engineering Team

        Sam Mathieson

        Sam Mathieson


        Sam has over 20 years of experience in recruitment.

        Sam’s psychometric profile is an Si,a strong collaborator and a team player. She is a positive and approachable person who loves speaking to people in general. One of her strengths is building relationships with clients and candidates and helping them find their perfect match whether that be the perfect new employee or new job and is one of the reasons she loves working in recruitment.

        Out of work, Sam enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is creative and loves making things, especially jewellery, and runs her own small jewellery business/Etsy Shop. Don’t mess with Sam! She loves letting off steam by Thai Boxing.


        We stand out due to our 40 years of experience and a deep network in the industry, which allows us to find the best candidates for your roles.

        We establish trust by delivering on our commitments, providing support throughout the hiring process, and maintaining open and honest communication.

        We consider a candidate’s skills, experience, and cultural fit with the company. It’s about finding the right person for the right role.

        Absolutely. We tailor our approach to suit the unique needs of both small businesses and large corporations in the Manufacturing and Engineering sector.

        We continuously learn about new technologies through industry publications, forums, and our network. This knowledge helps us match candidates with the right skillset.

        Safety is paramount. We ensure candidates have the necessary safety knowledge and certifications required for Manufacturing and Engineering roles.

        We help candidates access training and development opportunities to enhance their skills and qualifications, making them more valuable to employers.

        In the past, we worked with a company to create a more diverse team. We used inclusive recruitment practices and reached out to underrepresented candidates to achieve this goal.

        We provide candidates with realistic insights into the job market, helping them manage their expectations and make informed career decisions.

        We regularly seek feedback from both employers and candidates to ensure satisfaction. This input helps us continually improve our services in the sector.