Manufacturing Innovation

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.


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.

  • Packaging
  • FMCG
  • Automotive
  • aerospace
  • Defense
  • Medical
  • BuildingMaterials
  • Precision Components
  • Utilities
  • Automation
  • Oil & Gas
  • Chemical
  • Petrochemical
  • Pharmaceutical

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.

  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Regional Operations Directors
  • Site Directors
  • General Management
  • Managing Directors
  • Operations Manager
  • Quality Management
  • Fabrication Manager
  • CAD-CAM Engineers
  • R&D Management
  • Auditors (VDA 6.3, IATF16949, AS9100, etc)
  • CMM Programmers
  • Supplier Quality Engineers
  • Engineering Director
  • Engineering Management
  • Multi-skilled Maintenance
  • Production Managers
  • Manufacturing Director
  • Manufacturing Managers
  • Mechanical and Electrical Design Engineers
  • Manufacturing Engineering Manager
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Process Engineers
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Global OPEX Directors
  • Group Process Innovations Directors
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belts (LSSMBB)
  • CAD Designers
  • Machine Shop Manager

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.

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