Scientific and Technical

Technological and product advancement can only be achieved by employing the finest scientists and support staff. Human technological advancement is increasing at an exponential rate. As a result, it is critical for businesses to employ the correct individuals with not only the right skill sets, but also the right cultural fit. This is where our Scientific division truly adds value to a recruitment process. Our consultants are all qualified scientists backed up by combined scientific recruitment experience of over 22 years, allowing them to not only fully understand a technical brief but also the nuances of team and cultural fit.


Our Scientific team specialise in laboratory roles such as; analytical, development and formulation through to Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs specialists. We are always interested in engaging with laboratory professionals with an interest in working in the industry. Additionally, if you’re a Chemical, Process or Manufacturing engineer with an interest in a career working in the scientific sector, please get in touch with one of the team below.


We work closely with our clients, understanding their recruitment needs and providing expert solutions. Our client range boasts some of the Scientific industries global giants who are working on ground breaking pharmaceutical products through to local SME’s. We are proud to represent some brilliant and innovative organisations, many of whom use Consult Search & Selection as their exclusive recruitment partner.


Our team is comprised of experienced scientific consultants all of whom have a background as trained laboratory scientists. We believe that this gives our team a unique edge and a competitive advantage to the benefits of our clients and candidates. Added to this, the team are incredibly well connected – with a database of over 4,000 scientific professionals, we have a track record of identifying talent at a moment’s notice.


We plan to continue the growth of our market presence across the UK in this exciting recruitment category by partnering with a broad range of innovative organisations. We are well equipped to expand our operations in the scientific market and aim to offer an outstanding service to an increasing client and candidate base.


  • Sophia Kingan

    Senior Recruitment Consultant - Scientific

    With an initial background in analytical chemistry, Sophia has over 7 years of experience recruiting scientific and related technical roles in laboratory, QA, Regulatory affairs and commercial areas, in industries such as pharmaceutical, food, biotechnology and environmental. She has recruited for positions from entry level to Senior Management and offers a consultative approach to clients and candidates.

  • Jak Thomson

    Recruitment and Marketing Resourcer Scientific Division

    Jak Thomson recently attended Sheffield Hallam University where he gained a BA Hons in Sport and Exercise Science. Jak has over 3 years’ experience working as a Personal Trainer/Gym Instructor at various gyms across Sheffield. Some of his roles consisted of teaching exercise classes, delivering fitness/scientific seminars and 1-1 training. Jak is an enthusiastic and intrinsically motivated person, who will be beginning his career in Recruitment working alongside Sophia and Zoie as a Resourcer for the Scientific division.

  • Sophia has been extremely impressive and a delight to deal with. She has sent good candidates who meet the criteria, has contacted me as required and responded quickly to enquiries but has not bothered me with timewasting and endless emails and follow up calls.
    I would be very happy to work with Sophia again. She is an asset to your organisation.

    - Tracey Sanderson, Sensory Dimensions
  • We have recently used the services of Consult Search & Selection to recruit a number of technical staff, including a new testing laboratory in our new facilities & Technical Management role. Due to the nature of our business and associated regulatory and compliance requirements, it was important to recruit suitably qualified and experienced staff. In addition to the technical knowledge and experience of Zoie, she also took the time to understand the culture of our business and therefore provide candidates to fulfil the brief.
    Consult Search & Selection were also very aware of the importance of discussing and understanding the wants and needs of the candidates to try and ensure that the candidate was likely to be a match for the recruiter and vice versa.

    - Bernard Garvey, Polyco Ltd
  • I have recently used Consult Search & Selection to recruit laboratory staff and found their service to be first rate in all aspects but particularly in identifying suitable candidates for quite a specialised industry.
    I would therefore strongly recommend this Company for anybody looking to recruit specialist personnel.

    - Mark Minett, WJ Products Limited