Evolve is Australia's leading scientific and technical recruitment agency

All Evolve recruiters are degree-qualified scientists who have experience working in the Scientific industry, meaning they have deep and genuine professional networks to draw upon when filling roles. Our staff tenure is exceptional, with the average currently standing at over 7 years. You will not find a better scientific or technical recruitment partner in Australia.

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OUR RECRUITMENT SERVICES

We offer you a truly flexible recruitment service that we tailor to your needs, including:

  • Temporary / labour hire of scientific and technical staff (entry level to management)
  • Recruitment of permanent scientific and technical staff (entry level to management)
  • Executive search (science and related fields)
  • Payroll service
  • Recruitment technologies, such as candidate video CVs and interviews
Reputation Background

A reputation of integrity & commitment

Tailored Recruitment Solutions from Subject Matter Experts

We work exclusively with professionals who specialise in scientific and technical industries, and our consultants have a wealth of first-hand expertise, meaning clients can rest assured that with our support, they will secure the candidates they need.

Over a decade of local resourcing experience

We have worked with Australia's leading scientific and technical companies, and what makes us stand out is our commitment to integrity, relationships, and results you can count on. Our approachable, dependable service guarantees to change the way you feel about recruitment!

Why work with Evolve Scientific for your Recruitment needs?

First-hand industry expertise

First-hand industry expertise

Our recruitment consultants are degree qualified scientists with real industry experience - often having done the jobs they are recruiting for!

Unrivalled Scientific talent networks

Unrivalled Scientific talent networks

Our experienced consultants have built strong relationships and are experts in their field and the art of recruitment; they will draw upon their personal and professional networks.

Flexible, authentic service

Flexible, authentic service

We pride ourselves on delivering a friendly, superior service and will support you with all roles, from entry level to executive recruitment.

Award-winning legacy

Award-winning legacy

We have been accredited by the Seek SARA Awards as Agency of the Year and Recruitment Leader of the Year.

Latest Jobs

Admin, Customer Service & Finance
Customer Service Officer
Type:
Contract 
Location:
Werribee, Victoria, Australia

About the roleThe main purpose of this role is to conduct administrative tasks and provide customer service support to customers.This role will be approximately 20 to 38 hours per week depending on the work load. Working between Monday to Friday on the day shift.3-6 months long casual contract with a high potential to extend. Start ASAP. Responsibilities:Ensure sample data is entered into the appropriate systems in a timely manner within defined customer and business expectationsAnswering customer telephone/email enquiriesEnsure customer orders are processed in a timely mannerPerform cost center general ledger transfers and create accounts payable invoicing and credits as requiredPerform the accounts receivable function for cash and credit card payments and monitor debtors and the invoice error log in SAPMonitor customer support stock and general office stationeryConduct other administrative tasks such as filing, faxing, photocopier use, checking/matching and mailing of daily customer reports/invoices and updating spreadsheetsAssist with the training of casual staff You will have:Demonstrated experience in Administration/Customer ServiceAbility to remain polite and courteous in a busy environmentCustomer focused and a willingness to learnStrong written and verbal communication skillsStrong computer literacy including MS Excel and MS WordKnowledge of SAP is an advantage Candidates must have a car as the site is not easily accessible by public transport. Apply! If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).   Or, if you have any questions, please contact Priyanka on 03 90401630With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Chemical ManufacturingFood & FMCGBiological science - Biotech & Medical
Senior Farm Hand (OO.3)
Type:
Full Time
Type:
Casual
Location:
Wacol, Queensland, Australia

The Role:  Senior Farm Hand required to work with government organisation.36.25 hours a week ongoing casual role with the potential to become permanent.$39 p/h.Undertake animal care tasks for cattle (calves through to adults) such as cleaning and sanitation of animal enclosures, feeding, and exercising animals.This role is based in Wacol, QLD and will require you to have own reliable vehicle. Role is under 3-week fixed roster:Week 1 – Monday to Friday 7.25 hours each dayWeek 2 - Monday to Friday 7.25 hours each dayWeek 3 – Monday to Wednesday 7.25 hours each day, Thursday Friday off, Saturday & Sunday 6am – 10am Mandatory requirements:Must have current C Class drivers’ licence;Commitment to obtain vaccination or evidence of prior vaccination to Q fever will be required prior to starting with Biosecurity Queensland.Previous experience working with large animals.Must pass Criminal History Check General duties:Undertake animal care tasks for cattle (calves through to adults) such as cleaning and sanitation of animal enclosures, feeding, and exercising animals.Undertake property maintenance including water and fencing infrastructure, bores, pumps, solar equipment, fencing, electric fencing and cattle yard maintenance and cleaning.Provide practical knowledge and skills in animal husbandry using low stress stock handling techniques to muster and move cattle, draft and process cattle through yards. Assist in blood sampling procedures and where appropriate under supervision of a veterinarian administration veterinary prescribed medical treatments.Operate machinery and equipment, including tractors, side by sides, and four-wheel drive Utes, applying chemical for weed control, safely within the guidelines of SOP’s. Conduct servicing, cleaning, and calibration of plant and equipment including chemical, fertilizer and tillage equipment. Highly Desirable licences for the role:  Safe and efficient operation of farm plant and machinery, including tractors, front-end loaders, slashers etc.Tractor/ front end loader licenceQuad bike licenceChainsaw licenceForklift licenceCompetency in welding.HR LicenceCurrent AgVet Chemical User Certificate If you are interested in the position and like more information, please contact Malia from the Brisbane office on 07 3175 0680. Apply! If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).   Or, if you have any questions, please contact Malia on 07 3175 0680 or you can email any questions to brisbane@evolvescientific.com.auWith over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology
Operations Manager
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Wellington, New Zealand

About the company/role:Pharmaceutical company located in Wellington NZPermanent, full-time opportunityAttractive salary + Bonus + Wellness packageAbility to demonstrate leadership skillsAbout the role The primary responsibility of this role is to manage and optimise the overall operations of manufacturing and site in an efficient and cost effective manner. As the Operations Manager, you will be a strong leader, mentor, drive and motivate your team.  In addition to this, you will be responsible for the following: Ensure the manufacturing schedules and processes are met, considering labour, equipment, facility and material allocations to effectively execute to plans Implement operational strategies to improve efficiency, cost and overall performance.  Oversee operations of the manufacturing teamEnsure compliance with GMP regulations and other standardsDelivery training programs to staff related to technical cleaning and GMP complianceRecruit, train and mentor the operations teamMonitor expenses and track financial performanceEnsure compliance with regulatory requirement, industry standards and company policiesLead and manage all aspects of site operations, including production, maintenance, logistics, and inventory management.Develop and implement operational strategies to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance overall performance.Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and take corrective actions as needed.Foster a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence. Skills & experience:To be successful for this role, you will possess the following:Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., life sciences, engineering, or related disciplines).Minimum 5 years of experience in GMP-regulated manufacturing, preferably in viral antigen and vaccine production.Practical understanding of current concepts in vaccine manufacturing and quality assurance.Familiarity with financial management, including budgeting and cost control.Strong communication, leadership, and organizational skills. Apply! If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).  Or, if you have any questions, please contact Deborah or Aphrodite on 03 9040 1630.  With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Biological science - Biotech & MedicalPharmaceutical & Biotechnology
QC Analyst - HPLC
Type:
Contract 
Location:
Melbourne C B D, Victoria, Australia

About the company/role:The company is a well-known organisation who is currently undergoing substantial growth. Located not far from Melbourne CBD, this organisation provides testing services to a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, food and chemicalThey are seeking an experienced HPLC chemist who displays initiative and is self-motivedMonday – Friday, standard working hoursDuties:Testing raw materials & finished products by HPLC on a daily basisMethod development and Validation on HPLC along with troubleshooting of instrumentsInvolvement in ongoing project workCalibrating instruments in the LaboratoryReport writing and data entryGeneral housekeeping.About you: Bachelor of Science majoring in Chemistry, or a related discipline2-3 years of demonstrated relevant industry experience in a GMP environmentStrong laboratory skills and experience in HPLC methodologyFamiliarity with Empower or Chromeleon is advantageousExcellent oral and written communication skillsAble to work effectively in a team or independently Apply! If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).   Or, if you have any questions, please contact Sarah or Cathy on 03 9040 1630.  With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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EngineeringChemical ManufacturingPharmaceutical & BiotechnologyTrades & Services Mining, Oil & GasEnvironmentalManufacturing & Operations
Process Technician
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Perth, Western Australia, Australia

About the company and role: The company is a well-known waste management and environmental services organisation who pride themselves on making a difference and working with integrity. They are seeking a Process Technician to join their Port Hedland team.This is a permanent FIFO position, 2:1 roster.Accommodation provided as well as a daily meal allowance.$46 p/h flat rate.Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:Tank Farm operation – fluid transfers of hydrocarbons and waters to and from plant.Testing and analysis on site in lab of fluids.Maintenance of Tank Farm including – replacement of hoses, camlocks, pump diaphragm etc.About you:Tertiary qualification in Science or relevant discipline.Motivated to learn.Good with process and enjoys a hands-on role.Good with time management.Team player.Need more information: Please call Joanna on 0452 386 583 or John on 0416 815 890. How to Apply: Click on the "Apply Now" button with a cover letter addressing the selection criteria above AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed). Note: Applications only accepted from Australian / NZ residents with valid Australian work rights or temporary residents on work visas. How to Register with Evolve: For upcoming positions please click on the "Apply Now" button. By applying to any of our roles you will also be registered for future positions unless you request not to be. Why Evolve Scientific Recruitment? Evolve is an award-winning agency specialising in scientific/technical recruitment in: Pharmaceutical, Food, Biotechnology, Chemical, Petrochemical, Environmental, Health Services, Life Sciences, Mining and more.With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyEngineering
Project Engineer (Process)
Type:
Contract 
Location:
Tullamarine, Victoria, Australia

About the company:Evolve Scientific are currently searching for a highly skilled Project/Process Engineer to join with one of our largest clients, a Global leader in the Pharmaceuticals Industry. Our client is looking to bring aboard a highly skilled P.E. for a 6-month contract. This project engineer will be based onsite in the northern suburbs for the entire 6-month period.The Opportunity:Exciting opportunities for a Project Engineer - Process has become available to join our growing project team for the construction of our client’s new manufacturing site in the Northern Suburbs.Reporting to the Process Engineering Lead, this position will be responsible for:Leading and delivering the project objectives whilst controlling scope changes to meet quality, budget and scheduleEnsuring functionality according to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), safety and environmental requirements during all phases of the project (Design, Procurement, Construction, Commissioning and Qualification)All aspects of equipment commissioning and process design qualificationProviding technical leadership and direction with respect to the managed area of responsibilityCollaborating with others to contribute to a high performing cultureAssisting management of cost drivers across the team to ensure an efficient, improvement focussed operationAn ideal candidate must have:Excellent understanding of the process and engineering systems within manufacturing, pharmaceutical, FMCG or similar highly regulated industryAt least 3-5 years' engineering or construction project management experience, with demonstrated ability to lead and deliver a projectA demonstrated ability to lead and work closely with multiple stakeholders to deliver large or highly complex projectsFinancial experience in managing budgetary responsibilitiesA good understanding of quality, risk and contract management processes and proceduresAbility to approach problem solving in a proactive and consultative mannerAn undergraduate degree in a relevant Engineering discipline, such as Chemical / Mechanical Engineering*THOSE ON A WORKING HOLIDAY VISA 417 ARE WELCOME TO APPLY*Apply! If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).  Or, if you have any questions, please contact Deborah Cusmano or Max Monroe on 9040 1630With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Food & FMCG
Food Technologist
Type:
Temporary
Location:
Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia

About the company/role: The client is a leading Australian food company who manufacture fresh convenience foods including salads, soups and meal solutions. The Food Technologist will support the NPD team on the development of new products and processes. Responsibilities include:Development and implementation of new products, processes and packagingProject management from initiation through to completionRunning factory trials accurately and to production scheduleAdministration and data recording of all trial informationEnsure raw materials and products meet customer guidelinesSkills & Experience: Tertiary qualifications in Food Science or a related disciplinePrevious experience within food manufacturing in product developmentKnowledge of HACCP/GMPExcellent communication, organizational and time management skillsUnderstanding of Australian Food Legislation, FSANZ, ACCC and other food compliance requirementsBe able to deal effectively with pressure and day to day challengesBenefits & Culture: Join a great Australian manufacturer and a tight knit team. A competitive salary is on offer. Apply!If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).  Or, if you have any questions, please contact Nikita on 02 8071 4290 or sydney@evolvescientific.com.au.With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Food & FMCG
R&D Technologist
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia

About the company/role:Based in Western Sydney, our client is a well-known ‘ready-to-eat’ meal manufacturer selling to all major retailers across Australia. The R&D technologist will develop and implement new and optimised products, processes and packaging. Responsibilities include: Development and implementation of new products, processes and packagingProject management from initiation through to completionRunning factory trials accurately and to production scheduleAdministration and data recording of all trial informationLiaise with members of various departmentsSkills & experience: Degree qualifications in Food Science or equivalent essentialRecent experience in a product development role with ‘ready-to-eat’ meals and meat productsProven understanding of all legislative requirements required for labelling and productsCreative and ability to think outside the box combined with a positive, driven and determined personalityAbility to work in a fast-moving environmentLiaise and communicate with stakeholders at all levelsBenefits:This is a full-time permanent role that offers a competitive salary and career progression. Full work rights in Australia are a pre-requisite for this position.  Apply!If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).  Or, if you have any questions, please contact Nikita on 02 8071 4290 or sydney@evolvescientific.com.au.With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Admin, Customer Service & Finance
Customer Service Officer
Type:
Contract 
Location:
Werribee, Victoria, Australia

About the roleThe main purpose of this role is to conduct administrative tasks and provide customer service support to customers.This role will be approximately 20 to 38 hours per week depending on the work load. Working between Monday to Friday on the day shift.3-6 months long casual contract with a high potential to extend. Start ASAP. Responsibilities:Ensure sample data is entered into the appropriate systems in a timely manner within defined customer and business expectationsAnswering customer telephone/email enquiriesEnsure customer orders are processed in a timely mannerPerform cost center general ledger transfers and create accounts payable invoicing and credits as requiredPerform the accounts receivable function for cash and credit card payments and monitor debtors and the invoice error log in SAPMonitor customer support stock and general office stationeryConduct other administrative tasks such as filing, faxing, photocopier use, checking/matching and mailing of daily customer reports/invoices and updating spreadsheetsAssist with the training of casual staff You will have:Demonstrated experience in Administration/Customer ServiceAbility to remain polite and courteous in a busy environmentCustomer focused and a willingness to learnStrong written and verbal communication skillsStrong computer literacy including MS Excel and MS WordKnowledge of SAP is an advantage Candidates must have a car as the site is not easily accessible by public transport. Apply! If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).   Or, if you have any questions, please contact Priyanka on 03 90401630With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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Chemical ManufacturingFood & FMCGBiological science - Biotech & Medical
Senior Farm Hand (OO.3)
Type:
Full Time
Type:
Casual
Location:
Wacol, Queensland, Australia

The Role:  Senior Farm Hand required to work with government organisation.36.25 hours a week ongoing casual role with the potential to become permanent.$39 p/h.Undertake animal care tasks for cattle (calves through to adults) such as cleaning and sanitation of animal enclosures, feeding, and exercising animals.This role is based in Wacol, QLD and will require you to have own reliable vehicle. Role is under 3-week fixed roster:Week 1 – Monday to Friday 7.25 hours each dayWeek 2 - Monday to Friday 7.25 hours each dayWeek 3 – Monday to Wednesday 7.25 hours each day, Thursday Friday off, Saturday & Sunday 6am – 10am Mandatory requirements:Must have current C Class drivers’ licence;Commitment to obtain vaccination or evidence of prior vaccination to Q fever will be required prior to starting with Biosecurity Queensland.Previous experience working with large animals.Must pass Criminal History Check General duties:Undertake animal care tasks for cattle (calves through to adults) such as cleaning and sanitation of animal enclosures, feeding, and exercising animals.Undertake property maintenance including water and fencing infrastructure, bores, pumps, solar equipment, fencing, electric fencing and cattle yard maintenance and cleaning.Provide practical knowledge and skills in animal husbandry using low stress stock handling techniques to muster and move cattle, draft and process cattle through yards. Assist in blood sampling procedures and where appropriate under supervision of a veterinarian administration veterinary prescribed medical treatments.Operate machinery and equipment, including tractors, side by sides, and four-wheel drive Utes, applying chemical for weed control, safely within the guidelines of SOP’s. Conduct servicing, cleaning, and calibration of plant and equipment including chemical, fertilizer and tillage equipment. Highly Desirable licences for the role:  Safe and efficient operation of farm plant and machinery, including tractors, front-end loaders, slashers etc.Tractor/ front end loader licenceQuad bike licenceChainsaw licenceForklift licenceCompetency in welding.HR LicenceCurrent AgVet Chemical User Certificate If you are interested in the position and like more information, please contact Malia from the Brisbane office on 07 3175 0680. Apply! If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).   Or, if you have any questions, please contact Malia on 07 3175 0680 or you can email any questions to brisbane@evolvescientific.com.auWith over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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