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You'll find our recruitment and design services team in the heart of Sunderland, with over 30 years’ experience supporting engineering and energy companies with temporary and permanent workforce solutions. Ideally located to contribute to planned investments across the region and net zero plans in the North East, they have built up a strong reputation for their service excellence and commitment to recruiting inclusively.

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Local opportunities to work on Sunderland’s gigafactory build

We’re proud to be working with SES Engineering Services (SES), to manage temporary contract roles to complete mechanical and electrical installation on the UK’s latest electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility, under construction on Sunderland’s International Advanced Manufacturing Park.

Disciplines we expect to require over the course of the project include:

  • Plumbers

  • Pipefitters

  • Electricians

  • Electricians’ mates

  • Mechanical mates

  • Supervisors

  • Labourers

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Meet the Sunderland recruitment team

Our team are experts in supporting engineering companies both regionally, and throughout the UK. Get in touch to find out more and discuss your next opportunity.

  • Kate Hall

    Kate Hall

    Office Manager


  • Emma Lowden

    Emma Lowden

    Regional Director

    Sunderland, Blyth, Teesside

  • Huw Guariento

    Huw Guariento

    Business Development Manager

    Sunderland, Blyth

  • Rachel Fenwick

    Rachel Fenwick

    Senior Recruitment Consultant


  • Humairaa Khatun

    Humairaa Khatun

    Compliance Administrator


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Our specialist sectors

Our Sunderland team are active members of Constructing Excellence in the North East and the National Association of Women in Construction.

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Get in touch with our team

Send a message if you’d like to discuss how our team can find your business the right people to help you succeed, or if you believe you are that candidate.

  • First Floor, 5 Crown Road, Quay West Business Park, Sunderland, SR5 2AS

  • +44 191 415 3300

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Committed to supporting the local community

From partnering with clients to identify ways to recruit diversely, supporting prison ex-offenders, and working with local educational establishments to champion women in engineering, our Sunderland team are passionate about levelling the playing field. Ensuring people from all walks of life benefit from the great work opportunities available in the region. You’ll also find them supporting local charity initiatives through volunteering and mentoring, and getting creative to plan fundraising activities to drum up donations for causes that are close to their hearts. It’s part of NRL’s culture that makes us a preferred recruitment partner for our clients – and something you’ll find across all our operations.

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