Chemical Industry Recruitment & Staffing  Solutions

SRG is a specialist chemical industry recruitment company with over 20 years of experience serving the science sector. Our chemicals recruitment team are committed to the success of every hiring project, no matter how challenging. 

The chemicals industry has faced exponential growth and global expansion, with innovative manufacturing processes and new global hubs increasing the demand for experienced candidates.

SRG’s specialist recruitment team understand the impact of rapid growth across the chemicals sector and can deliver talent at speed to match the requirements of your organisation. 

Our industry-leading talent network and global presence enable us to help all chemicals organisations, from start-ups to multi-national enterprises – regardless of location. 


We are chemical industry recruitment experts

Our recruitment consultants are scientists themselves and are equipped with an extensive understanding of what it takes to find the right candidate, for specialist areas in chemicals, including:

  • Polymers, Pigments, Paints & Plastics
  • Materials & Metals 
  • Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants & Elastomers
  • Additives, Speciality & Fine Chemicals 
  • Contract Chemical, Environmental & Water testing 
  • Personal Care, Household & Hygiene Chemical Products
  • Agrochemicals
  • Fuels, oils & lubricants

We offer chemical companies expansive support across a range of roles within these industries, such as:

Research & Development

Materials Technology
Product Development and Improvement
Applications Development
Analytical Development
Process Development and Optimisation


Process Development and Optimisation
Technology Transfer
Process Scale Up
Plant Support/Process Chemists

Analysis, Quality & Regulatory

Analytical Chemistry
Quality Control
Materials Testing
Microbiology Testing
Applications Testing
Laboratory Technicians
Quality Assurance
Regulatory Compliance

We have an extensive, well-established talent network of chemicals candidates, enabling us to match the right people with the right roles using a broad range of criteria for even the most niche of positions.

We work together in partnership with our clients

Our dedicated chemicals consultants collaborate with our clients to gain an in-depth understanding of their priorities, and challenges. 

Once we understand your hiring needs, our expert consultants will formulate a tailored approach to find the best possible candidates, and work with you to ensure the right hire is made. 

We value the unique identity of every organisation we work with, and proactively ensure that every candidate we select is the right fit for your organisation – from the most senior executives, to larger hiring projects for contract and permanent roles.

Our chemicals clients benefit from:

  • Consistent communication with clients and candidates alike
  • Access to an expansive chemicals talent network
  • Industry-leading candidate attraction strategies to suit your organisation
  • Screening and shortlisting support
  • Guidance and support with interviewing, offers and negotiation
  • Absolute transparency through regular meetings and reports

Our comprehensive range of chemicals recruitment services includes:

  • Ad hoc hiring
  • Large hiring solutions for contract roles
  • Large hiring solutions for permanent roles
  • Help with start-ups and workforce planning
  • Recruitment process outsourcing
  • Early talent and graduate role support
  • Succession planning
  • Market mapping and salary benchmarking
  • Executive search 

Learn more about our client services here 

Find the best talent in the chemicals industry with SRG

Our chemical consultants are available to support with your recruitment requirements.

Email with your name, company, telephone number and a good time to call back – one of our experts will be in touch.

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