Consilium Executive Search

Since 2001, Consilium has partnered with some of industries most innovative manufacturing and engineering businesses from hi-tech start-up to blue-chip engineering groups, supporting them with their recruitment and growth plans both across the UK and internationally.

As well as assisting established group companies, we have developed an expertise in helping start-up and high-growth companies particularly in the fields of R&D and emerging technology.

We are experts at identifying and targeting senior and executive level talent to augment your business, we also offer a range of flexible interim options for when a specific or short-term injection of talent is required.

Why Consilium Executive?

1. Network

Today, virtually everyone can boast a large ‘virtual’ network by signing up to Linked-In or accessing a series of Job Boards. But contrast that with Consilium’s genuine talent pool of industry executives and senior management built up over the past 20 years.

Many of these people we know personally, having supported and guided them through their careers as job seekers as well as employers via continual engagement, and in doing so have built an enviable degree of trust, rapport and genuine understanding.

2. Experience

The team at Consilium loves a challenge! Driven by success, we have helped clients to achieve countless senior and often business critical appointments, both across the UK, Europe and the far-East.

We are renowned for working with scores of innovative, highly successful, and often demanding organisations within the following industry sectors including:

  • Battery / Low Carbon / Renewable Energy
  • FMCG, Plastics & Packaging
  • R&D Centres of Excellence
  • Composites and Advanced Materials
  • Automotive including Motorsport & Commercial Vehicles
  • Aerospace, Defence & Space
  • Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Digital Manufacturing & Automation
  • Specialist Consultancy Operations

Our reach includes Permanent as well as Interim Executive options too for ultimate flexibility based on your business needs.   

3. Approach

Resourcing at senior level is highly competitive which suits our agile yet robust approach to achieve a swift and successful outcome.

Entrepreneurial, well-resourced and ultimately decisive - we do it right and do it with urgency, never forgetting that your success is inextricably linked to ours.

4. Knowledge

Many of us at Consilium carved out our professional careers within the manufacturing and engineering arena. This direct industry knowledge coupled with enviable network and proven senior recruitment exposure is hard to replicate.

We typically engage with a minimum of 50 people per assignment, meaning that we have spoken to many thousands of people across our sectors, resulting in a passive talent bank of over 32,000 industry professionals enabling us to build our knowledge through them plus a myriad of other sources.

5. Value

Our service and delivery level are enviable with added value support being part of the norm and includes; remuneration & benefit mapping exercises, competitor analysis, and job role profiling.  We consistently go the extra mile, plus our fees are fair but competitive too. Candidates are thoroughly interviewed and assessed prior to presentation of their shortlisted CVs, along with talent assessments performed by our in-house licensed and accredited Thomas International practitioner to explore multiple aspects of behaviour, aptitude and personality in the workplace.


A brief line to express again my sincere gratitude for the outstanding service you and your company have extended to me in my quest for appointment recently. Another example of your professionalism, dynamic knowledge and understanding of our industry has led to a comfortable stress free and successful appointment for me at incredible pace. In closing, it only remains for me to say that one knows when something is instinctively right and Consilium Executive clearly leads the way in senior placements in the advanced engineering and manufacturing sector.

Vice President – Multinational Avionics & Electronics

Gardner Aerospace has a long relationship with Consilium which is testimony to the many successful recruitment assignments that have been completed during this time. As a true business partner, Consilium has proven instrumental in handling a number of our senior level executive appointments across numerous operating divisions as well as internationally.

In building this partnership, Consilium has taken the time to understand our business environment, company culture and the strategy that we are following in terms of market penetration, technology and globalisation. This means that we are rarely confronted with a potential candidate who would not fit into our culture and environment, enabling us to focus more readily on the candidate experience, skills, motivation and aspirations.

HR Director – Global Aerospace

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To discuss your requirements further then please make contact.

Telephone: 01789 201040

Email: contact@consiliumrecruit.com