With automation, AI and green technologies coming on-stream, there’s a new industrial revolution underway. It goes by the name of Industry 4.0.


From our vantage point we can see that roles are becoming increasingly specialised and there is a demand for new skillsets, these trends propose a new string of challenges for the industry.

Our highly qualified team has a deep understanding of the challenges faced. We have developed a reputation for supplying the best engineering talent globally, ensuring you retain candidates for the medium to long term.

Using our professional reach, advanced search methods, lateral matching skills based on years of experience and IQ selection tools, Mercury Hampton IQ we’re able to identify and reliably select people who can embrace and deliver manufacturing and technical innovation.

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We have experienced consultants from a broad spectrum of engineering, technical and manufacturing disciplines. We provide real time market insight, candidate mapping, salary surveys, cultural surveys, managed advertising and headhunting services to ensure we get the right blend of technical knowledge needed.


We have real expertise and gravitas in most sectors some of which are detailed below:


In executive, leadership functions, our team can supply extensive coverage in roles needed around the globe.

Our core skillsets supporting our clients’ requirements and beyond as we aid in creative, top-level business solutions to better maintain and retain your headship roles which in return reward you with high performing teams on all levels of your business.

Are you a looking for a new position and ready for the next step in your career? Then browse our vacancies page for potential opportunities.


Time is of the essence when resourcing critical hires. We’ll work efficiently and at your pace, through the discovery phase, to attraction, selection and onboarding.

We keep our search and selection processes updated and fresh delivering the latest technology and software to ensure your ROI and ROT (return on time) are utilised and maximised.

Partnering with Mercury Hampton guarantees a high specialised team devoted to placing candidates with a guaranteed retention rate of 96% in your placements first year, receiving an effective digitised talent platform designed to revolutionise the hiring process.

We call it Mercury Hampton IQ. 

This starts with the human element. Quite simply, we are organised, and we work hard on your behalf to get results.

IQ is an end-to-end recruitment and selection platform that keeps you in control and offers advanced psychometric tools, behavioural profiling and video profiles as standard.

Promising a tailored and bespoke executive service that you can trust every time, knowing we are centred around your company’s culture, beliefs and growth plans.

Contact us today to begin retaining well-suited, culturally aligned candidates for a better long-term success.


1. A partner, not just a consultancy

We bring you real solutions with highly driven actions, from assessing your existing team, your newest candidate and even yourself, to recruiting top-level talent culturally aligned to your business. Setting you up for success at the start of your hiring process. We provide performance coaching and training to follow through on those long-term business goals.

2. Data, not a biased opinion

By using our award-winning software, Mercury Hampton IQ, we can guarantee that 96% of hires will still be in post on their one-year anniversary. With 94% still in post after two years.

3. Experts, not KPI driven

We deliver incredible results because our team is infused with highly qualified, trained but also culturally aligned individuals who go above and beyond. We all appreciate being recognised and treated with respect. The same way we will treat you, your business, and your team.


We test in two distinct areas; behavioural and a technical. Making sure that the candidate fits both technical basis and culturally.

We offer up to 12-months guarantee, so should the candidate leave within 12 months we will replace them at no additional cost.

We have a 96% retention rate in year one and a 94% retention rate in year two.

Put them through MHIQ and we will guarantee the placement for 12 months on the proviso that they are a fit technically and behaviourally.

Upon starting the search, you will be assigned an experienced member of the Mercury Hampton team to solely work your role.

Learn how we achieve a 96% retention rate.

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Business Development Manager

This role is far from a standard sales or Business Development role, it’s more around educating and developing strategic alliances in the vertical given to you.
£70,000 to £90,000 Basic + Benefits + 25% Bonus

Lead Backend Developer / Senior Developer / Cloud Team Lead

We are working with a rapidly expanding consumer electronics business seeking a talented Lead Backend .Net Developer to join their team.
£68,725 – £80,000 DOE + Benefits Package

Sales Engineer

The successful individual will be joining a global business who focus on creating long-term value for customers and employees through a passionate dedication to excellence.
To €80,000 Basic + Bonus + Car + Mobile + Laptop + Pension

Enterprise New Business Acquisition

You will be selling Managed Services such as: Data Centre, Cloud, and Infrastructure to name a few.
£70,000 – £80,000 base *£150,000 OTE – uncapped bonus + accelerators + fully expensed travel

Business Development Manager – South

My client has been established for many years and has a turnover in excess of £150 million globally, they are renowned for their manufacturing capabilities, they solve problems, their components work to the highest tolerances.
£45,000- £50,000 Basic salary (experience dependent), OTE £80,000 – £100,000 realistic OTE, Home Office, Quality, Company Car, Pension, Laptop / IPad, Mobile Phone, Credit Card

National Sales Manager

You will be a pivotal player in the growth of the business, driving and leading a team of skilled salespeople to win and retain business. You will be at the tip of the spear at the forefront of the business taking a hands-on approach to delivering your commercial targets.
65K Basic + £80,000 OTE + Car Allowance

Sales Engineer – Nordheim, Westfalen, Northern Hessen

As Sales Engineer you will manage a variety of key accounts and identify new business opportunities, gaining commitment from major customers. You will have clear ideas and methods, and a proven track record in Account Management/Field Sales within engineering – ideally mechanical.
To €80,000 Basic + Bonus + Car + Mobile + Laptop + Pension

Sales Engineer – Southern Hesse, Baden-Wurtemberg, Bavaria, Saarland

As Sales Engineer you will manage a variety of key accounts and identify new business opportunities, gaining commitment from major customers. You will have clear ideas and methods, and a proven track record in Account Management/Field Sales within engineering – ideally mechanical.
To €80,000 Basic + Bonus + Car + Mobile + Laptop + Pension

Business Development Manager – Auckland

As Business Development Manager you will manage the prospect pipeline from enquiry to installation by identifying new business opportunities and gaining commitment from major industrial, process and manufacturing customers.
Up to $95,000, Up to 100% Bonus + Car + Mobile + Laptop + Kiwi Saver



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