Eleven Recruitment has been successfully bringing together clients and candidates in the chemicals industry since 1999. We have a strong track record of sourcing mid and senior level talent, with specialist knowledge and experience for varied and often challenging assignments.
We believe in a true partnership with our clients, meaning we are able to provide the same level of service on permanent, contract and volume campaigns.
Typical industries within the “Chemicals” banner include:
Typical disciplines covered within these industries include:
Commerical and Operations (Sales, Business Development, Logistics, Regulatory)
Technical (Scientific, Engineering, Manufacturing)
Office (HR, Procurement, Finance)
We are structured to be able to provide:
Contingent – single or multiple roles
Retained – specific recruitment campaigns
Integrated Recruitment Partner – bespoke managed recruitment service
Eleven Recruitment is also a member of, and works closely with the following associations to promote careers in the industry and help attract a new generation of chemicals professionals.
Contact our specialist consultants to discuss your needs.
Global key account manager (GKAM)
General manager / Managing director
Technical product manager
Regional business manager
Senior chemical compliance manager
General manager / managing director
Portfolio strategy manager
Supply chain manager
Global marketing manager
Head of sales
Strategic marketing manager
Senior formulation chemist
Portfolio strategy manager
Technical sales manager - chemicals
Raw materials technical support manager
International sales manager
Project lead engine oils
Recruitment Consultant - Eleven Recruitment
We're hiring at Eleven Recruitment. Eleven Recruitment has been succesfully recruiting into speciality chemicals, oil shipping and trading and power and gas markets for over 20 years. During this time there has been huge changes in the recruitment world, with new technology and changing recruitment practices disrupting the traditional agency model. Demand from companies for the best specialist talent is still as fierce as ever and the most attractive candidates are unlikely to be actively looking for a new job. New opportunities are often only presented to this rare talent via a trusted advisor. That’s why our vision is to be known for the most outstanding candidate experience in recruitment. By having a reputation for service dialled up to 11, we can find and engage hard-to-reach people on behalf of our clients. We are offering: Excellent base salary, and uncapped earning potential Clear defined and individual progression path, depending on your career aspirations Flexible working arrangements – offices in Manchester city centre and Knutsford / WFH / remote Adult working environment and treatment – including unlimited holidays policy What we are looking for: 360 recruitment experience (contract or permanent) Passion and enthusiasm for a sales and target driven role Demonstrable excellent client and candidate management Technical discipline and/or industry experience The role in detail: This role will sit within the Chemicals team, where you will work with an existing team of delivery, 360 and dusiness development experts: providing existing relationships and support. You'll work closely with the Divisional Manager to develop your existing skillset, help with day to day activities, as well as develop your longer term career plans, be that around purely billings / earnings, or moving into a leadership position. Our focus includes speciality chemicals, lubricants, EfW, circular e conomy and CCU across C-suite, senior leadership, commercial and technical disciplines.
£40,000 - £50,000
We are looking for an experienced Design Engineer to join a chemicals company based in Hull. You will be working on complex product and process designs, from initial concept through to implementation. You will play a key part, within the wider design team, on a range of projects, contributing to the company’s growth. Key Responsibilities Full design and development responsibility Inspection and Integrity calculations and validation Supplier liaison during project lifecycles Pilot plant and full scale design Plant integration design Skills and experience Mechanical / design engineering qualification(s) Experience working on complex designs within similar chemicals / CoMAH / process manufacturing site(s) Knowledge of associated plant equipment, vessels, pipework, materials, pressures, relating to design Extensive design software use and experience Experience of engineering and design calculations Innovation and problem solving skills / experience For full details contact David on firstname.lastname@example.org, or apply directly. Eleven Recruitment has been recruiting within the chemicals sectors since 1999 covering technical, commercial, and office vacancies across UK, Europe, and globally, so if this role isn’t for you, but you have experience across the chemicals industries, then please still get in touch, as we are happy to discuss your background, and your next career move. Eleven Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Multiskilled Maintenance Engineer - Electrical bias
£30,000 - £35,000 plus overtime available
Are you an experienced Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer with an electrical bias? Have you worked in a highly regulated/hazardous environment, ideally on a CoMAH regualted site? A Manchester-based chemicals manufacturer is looking to grow its multi-skilled maintenance team. The role is varied across the manufacturing site in terms of the manufacturing equipment, pumps, conveyors etc. There will be a mixture of electrical and mechanical maintenance works. Due to the make-up of the current team, you will need to be electrically biased and a fully qualified Electrical Engineer, with either mechanical qualifications or experience on top. A pre-requisite for the position is to have worked in a similar highly regulated / hazardous environment, ideally having worked on a CoMAH regulated site. Experience and skills Formal Electrical Engineering qualifications Formal Mechanical qualifications or experience 18th edition wiring regs Chemicals / CoMAH industry experience Willingness and Ability to working on a varied and physically demanding site Excellent Fault finding and problem solving abilities. Remuneration The position pays between £30-35,000/year, depending on experience This is a Monday through Friday role, but there is Weekday and Weekend Overtime available, taking potential earnings between £35-40K. For full details contact Annie Lo at email@example.com, or apply directly. Eleven Recruitment has been recruiting within the Chemicals sectors since 1999 covering Technical, Commercial, and Office vacancies across UK, Europe, and Globally, so if this role isn’t for you, but you have experience across the Chemicals industries, then please still get in touch, as we are happy to discuss your background, and your next career move. Eleven Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Business Development Manager
£30-35k dependant on experience
Eleven are working with an established fuels and lubricants company, who are looking to enhance their sales team with the appointment of a Business Development/Sales Manager. The role There will be training on the specifics around the products, processes and clients, but we are looking for candidates with experience within the fuels and lubricants industry, as this will be an autonomous/field based position. The role will initially be 100% remote, due to the current situation, so we're looking for someone that is willing and able to work from home, and has the drive and determination to exceed doing this. Moving forward there will be the opportunity to work from the main site, with travel to customer sites for new business and account management meetings. The role covers the Midlands area, so willingness and ability to travel is a must. You must have a full valid UK driving licence. The company pay a competitive salary based on your background and proven experience, plus mobile, laptop and company car/allowance, as well as performance related bonuses, holidays and pension. You will: Identify and qualify sales opportunities through a multi-channel approach Implement focused business development strategies to capitalise on leads Understand and utilise value selling methodology Implement best practice and appropriate technical advice to customers Manage account and client retention activities You must have/be: Technical knowledge of fuels/lubricants industries Proven track record of sales ability, and commercial acumen Highly organised with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team Strong in relationship building and communication skills For more information about this role please contact Annie Lo on +44 (0)7436 338 243 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or click to apply directly.
£20-25k dependant on experience
We are looking for a qualified chemist, for a shift based role, with a chemical company based in Walsall. The company strongly believes in career development, and there are multiple training and development opportunities within this large and fast moving business, meaning multiple routes to progress within the company. The role The M-E-N shift pattern covers mornings, evenings, and nights on a weekly rotation. The main responsibilities for the role are around the inspection and testing of incoming materials, completing associated documentation, as well as investigating quality related non-conformances. You must be: Degree qualified in chemistry / related discipline preferred Experienced in chemicals / process manufacturing industry Experienced in a testing / sampling / quality Willing and able to work shifts Able to work on a large and varied site (good physical fitness) The company pay a competitive salary based on your background and proven experience, plus holidays, pension and regular overtime if wanted. For more information about this role please contact Annie Lo on +44 (0)7436 338 243 or email@example.com, or click to apply directly.
Chemical Process Engineer
Calling all Chemical Process Engineers! Eleven Recruitment is working with a client within the speciality chemicals arena who is experiencing an exciting growth phase and looking to add to its experienced team of chemical engineers. WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Qualified Chemical Engineers with experience within the chemicals, pharmaceutical or food production sectors. Demonstrated materials science, powder handling and production knowledge and experience. Creative, innovative and focussed individuals who are hungry for success. Experience with engineering software such as AutoCAD. For more details please get in touch with Hazel Cragg at firstname.lastname@example.org. Eleven Recruitment has been recruiting within the Chemicals sectors since 1999 covering technical, commercial, and office vacancies across UK, Europe, and globally. If this role isn’t for you, but you have experience across the chemicals industries, please still get in touch as we are happy to discuss your background, and your next career move. Eleven Recruitment is acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy.
£40,000 - £45,000 plus benefits
Are you an experienced fuel sales manager with a strong operational background, looking to join a growing business? We are working with a niche fuel supply business which has grown organically over the past 5yrs and is seeking a successful sales manager to lead their high performing sales team. This is an office based role in the North West so you must be based in that region or able to relocate / travel to the office. The role: Lead a team of 9 sales people Maintain and improve upon individual and team performance metrics Liaise daily with suppliers in order to spot opportunities to increase margins or sales Manage your own key accounts Make a significant contribution to the sales performance and growth of the company The ideal candiate will have: At least 5+ years within fuel sales Experience in an operational rule such as a Depot Manager or similar Good understanding of supply chain for a fuels business Sales management experience - Able to drive the delivery of an experienced team Demonstrable success with Key Account Management - You will be able to win and retain large accounts An enthusiasm to increase quality of performance at all times On offer is a salary in the region of £40k - £45k plus bonus and other company benefits. Please contact Lucinda on 07854 576318 or email@example.com for further information