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Automotive Recruitment - A rapidly evolving industry with career opportunities for all

The Automotive sector is one of the UK’s most exciting industries, creating innovative solutions in areas of vehicle design, development, and production.

Apex Recruitment is one of the leading automotive recruitment companies in the country and is immersed in all aspects of the automotive sector.  As a leading automotive agency, we recognise that the automotive industry has a wide range of skilled roles such as vehicle technicians (vehicle mechanics),  auto-electricians,  paint sprayers, panel beaters and build technicians through to engineering roles including design engineers, project engineers and more recently software engineers.   

Apex Recruitment works with our automotive clients to help them secure the best specialist automotive engineers and automotive technicians and with candidates to ensure that they are presented with the best job opportunities.

Apex Recruitment can help shift your recruitment into a higher gear


Apex Recruitment works with the leading automotive companies in both the UK and across Europe to supply automotive industry knowledge and experience along with the provision of automotive engineers and technicians. Due to the close partnerships that we form with our clients, we take as much pride in their achievements as they do.  As a result of these relationships, we're in a prime position to provide the highest calibre of candidates to our clients.

The right people, with the right skills, at the right time


Whether it is a short-term project or a long term assignment, we recognise that there is a higher reliance on skill level and experience of people than ever before. The best candidates will have the relevant skills or experience for the role, and additionally, due to the time that we take to understand the culture of our clients, our candidates will excel because they have the right attitude and are the right fit for the organisation too.

We recruit across skilled automotive and automotive engineering roles encompassing the full spectrum of the industry. 

Examples of Automotive jobs we recruit for include:

Automotive Engineering jobs


Computer Aided Engineering has proven to be an increasingly competitive area for companies looking for the right talent for their teams. We have worked with candidates ranging from F1 Aerodynamicists to HGV Stress analysts.

Typical roles we recruit for include -

Modelling, simulation, Calibration, analysis and optimisation in a wide range of specialist areas such as –

  • Crash
  • Structures
  • Powertrain
  • Areodynamics

Software Engineering

As the automotive industry continues to evolve, the use of software within the modern motor vehicle continues apace.  At Apex Recruitment we recognise this change and we are now working with both existing and new clients within the automotive sector to provide them with the skills and knowledge that they require.  

Typical roles we recruit for include -

  • Java Developers
  • Embedded Software engineers
  • Front End developers
  • Software Test Engineers
  • Technical Authors

Design Engineering

Placements ranging from engine design and packaging to component verification and development.

Typical roles we recruit for include -

  • Catia V5 and Catia V6
  • SolidWorks
  • Unigraphics
  • Pro-E

Project Management

In all its guises project management forms the glue holding many essential processes together. We have developed a keen understanding of the intricacies of both Commercial and Technical Projects and have had many successes matching candidates with their next challenge.

Typical roles we recruit for include -

  • Whole Vehicle
  • Planning
  • Coordinating
  • Launch
  • Project engineering


Skilled Automotive Jobs

One of the strongest sectors under the Apex Automotive umbrella, our automotive blue-collar stream has built up a strong reputation in the automotive industry. We regularly supply skilled personnel to large automotive OEMs, de-fleet companies and specialist suppliers alike.

As the automotive industry continues to experience exponential growth, it has resulted in a shortage of highly skilled personnel. However, we pride ourselves on our streamlined recruitment process which allows us to attract and retain the top talent in the following areas -


Typical roles we recruit for include -

  • Vehicle Fault Diagnostics
  • Auto-Electricians
  • Electrical Fitters


Typical roles we recruit for include -

  • Vehicle Technicians
  • Launch and Event Support
  • Mechanical Build
  • Prototype Build
  • Build technicians


Typical roles we recruit for include -

  • Panel Beaters
  • Preppers
  • Painters
  • Smart Repair technicians
  • Valeters


Typical roles we recruit for include -

  • Trimmers
  • Strip and Re-fit

Car Drivers

Typical roles we recruit for include -

  • Experienced car delivery drivers
  • Mileage drivers
  • Demonstration car delivery drivers

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