Engineering firms across the UK face a challenge to fill skilled and semi-skilled roles. If you don’t have the right skills in place when you need them, production delays can cause disruption, which leads to client facing issues further down the line. The result is lost orders, unhappy customers and reputational damage.
Workforce solve this problem with our unique recruitment and relocation model. We bring the right candidates to you by relocating them from other parts of the UK and from across Europe.
Our end-to-end relocation solution is designed to recruit and retain talent, going above and beyond what you would normally expect from a recruitment supplier.How it works
With a team of over 30 full-time International Recruiters, we pride ourselves on delivering high volumes of skilled candidates very quickly. We source and screen, undertake candidate skill tests, and make sure you get the right person for every job.
We provide an end-to-end candidate relocation service. This includes everything from airport collection and arranging their accommodation, to helping them to settle in, set up a bank account and National Insurance number, and much more.
Candidate retention is a key part of our recruitment model. Our skilled retention team look after our candidates throughout the process to make sure they’re happy and settled. Consistent feedback is provided and any trends are analysed and shared.
Senior engineering staff
Sheet metal workers
We specialise in relocating experienced engineering staff to where the jobs are. Our highly trained recruiters use a 30-step process to manage all aspects of candidate sourcing, screening, delivery, and retention.
With a team of over 30 full-time UK and international recruiters, with over 100 years of combined recruitment experience and access to thousands of manufacturing candidates, we can give you direct links to talent pools other suppliers simply can’t.
The manufacturing organisations that we partner with rely on Workforce as a business-critical part of their hiring process. We adopt the latest candidate marketing and employee attraction tools available to ensure rapid fulfilment.
We have our own candidate focused Jobsite
Workforce enjoys a strong presence on many worldwide job boards and job aggregator sites
Our experienced team of multinational recruiters speak many different languages, allowing us to source volume applicants
Our in-house digital marketing team create bespoke social media campaigns to attract talent from diverse communities
We utilise the latest technology, including video interviews of candidates for you to review, to speed up the hiring process
Our experienced staff make sure the candidates we place are exactly what you need with extensive candidate skill tests and background checks
We have leading market intelligence including salary surveys and diversity benchmarking
Workforce produce engineering whitepapers and share the latest industry news with our hiring partners
VP Operations - Howden
Workforce are the best recruitment business I have ever worked with. Their commitment to delivery, service, candidate care and continuous improvement has been superb and our teams have come together to form some truly great partnerships. As you’d imagine, pathways to success are never smooth and their teams have worked hard to refine and develop their services to tailor them to our requirements. In order to ensure each candidate’s success on their Wren journey, Workforce have an on-site presence and work with us to deliver inductions and onboarding all new hires.
Director, Manufacturing Client
“Workforce has been our recruitment partner since 2009, playing a key role in finding all our new hires. They have helped us double the size of our team over the last ten years, consistently supplying us with large volumes of highly skilled workers. Their market knowledge and understanding of our business has been excellent at all times.”
Managing Director, Healthcare Client
“Workforce took the time to find out what we needed, meaning that the calibre of staff they have supplied to us, often at short notice, has been consistently high. Importantly our new hires were provided with great support from Workforce throughout this period.”
Chief Executive, Technology Client
“The talent pool in the Tech sector continues to be highly competitive, so we wanted to work with a partner that was doing something different in the market. Workforce Digital have a very unique solution which has allowed us to tap into candidate pools which wouldn’t usually be visible to us. This has given us access to a wide range of fresh applicants, allowing us to hire the people we need, when we need them.”