Engineering Workforce Solutions | Automotive Recruitment | Kelly Services


The automotive manufacturing sector employs 180,000 people in the UK. With a turnover of over £50 billion it produces around 1.45 million passenger vehicles and more than 200,000 commercial vehicles a year.

With healthy expansion plans across the automotive sector, competition for the best talent and engineering graduates is becoming increasingly fierce. As the industry places increasing emphasis on innovation, reliability, cost effectiveness and performance, we strive to match these qualities with our specialist recruitment service.

For over 15 years, Kelly Engineering Resources has recruited engineers within the research, design, development and manufacturing divisions of companies in the automotive sector. Our talent pool of specialist candidates encompasses crash analysis engineers to power train tool development engineers, and we work in partnership with our clients to identify the best candidates for their contract, temporary and permanent recruitment needs.

We are a preferred recruitment partner to a wide range of companies, from international corporations to local engineering specialists.

Typical roles we recruit for include:

  • CAD Engineer
  • CAE Analyst
  • Calibration Engineer
  • Development Engineer
  • Electrical Systems Engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • NVH Engineer Manufacturing Manager
  • Operations Manager/Director
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Senior CAD Designer
  • Software Engineer
  • System Validation Engineer
  • Technical Analyst
  • Technical Author

Our comprehensive range of workforce solutions spans temporary staffing, permanent recruitment and managed service programmes, through to outsourced and consultancy services.