Recruitment Solutions and Engineering Jobs in Germany
We’re the No.1 employment agency choice for Germany’s biggest energy companies
In Germany, NES Fircroft operates as a fully incorporated company, trading under NES Global Deutschland GMBH.
For over three years our Mannheim office has provided contract staffing and permanent hire services to companies across the Oil, Gas and Chemical, Power & Renewables and Life Sciences industries. Our dedicated in-country team comprises discipline-specific recruiters, and contractor support co-ordinators who are backed by logistics teams across the European continent.
Staffing Germany's Critical Infrastructure
Our experienced consultants have provided staff to some of Germany’s most prolific technical and engineering projects across a broad range of industries – from staffing the Germany LNG project (a regasification terminal which was the first of its kind in-country), to sourcing specialist Life Sciences professionals to manufacture the Covid-19 vaccination, and engineers for the Wikinger and Baltic Eagle offshore wind projects in the Baltic Sea.
Our Mannheim-based team are German and English speaking. We can leverage our wider European office network to find the talent you need and mobilise them to your project site.
Collaboratively, NESF in Germany will support all aspects of the recruitment process from recruitment, onboarding and assignment support to travel and logistics including visa management and assisting with the compliance of all workforce legislation and payroll.
Our recruitment services are designed to be flexible and tailormade to the needs of your business. Where required, we will create a project office to support your recruitment drive and have done this in places such as Hamburg and Frankfurt.
Our teams are currently supporting over 100 contractors. We will provide temporary staff in Germany in-line with Freiberufler, GmbH, and Arbeitnehmeruberlassung (AuG) models, to comply with IGZ (Interessenverband Deutscher Zeitarbeitsunternehmen) standards. Our compliance process ensures that independent contractors mitigate the risk of co-employment. All applications are in compliance with German immigration service requirements and German labour law.
Our specialist contract recruiters have extensive experience recruiting sub-contractors for engineering services and CAPEX projects. Our permanent hire services cover contingent, retained and RPO solutions that are designed to promote staff retention levels and business success.
Key projects supported
- Germany LNG
- Large pharma GMP validation scopes
- Wikinger Offshore
- Baltic Eagle Offshore
- Borkum Riffgrund Offshore
- Butendiek Offshore
- MERKUR Offshore
- Meerwind Offshore
- Major CAPEX project for medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturing
- Sourcing Quality Assurance / Quality Control specialists for Biotechnology facilities
- Placing Regulatory Affairs personnel for permanent positions in the pharmaceutical industry
We are actively recruiting for candidates with the following areas:
- Mechanical / Process Engineering
- Project Services
- Commercial Management
- HSE Management
- QA / QC Management, Regulatory Affairs
- Site Management
- Project Management
- Site Technicians
- CAPEX Projects
- Medical Devices
We’ll help you find your next engineering job in Germany
For engineers looking for temporary or full-time work in Germany, our contract and permanent (direct) hire recruiters will help you through every stage of your job search, supporting you every step of the way through interviews and ensuring that you are prepared to take on your next career move. Our consultants have worked on some of the country’s biggest energy and life sciences projects, meaning we can connect you to exciting job opportunities.
Our broad experience includes placing a Medical Manager to launch ground-breaking products in the orphan disease sector to the European market, placing volume engineering teams across Germany and Finland as a midstream project progressed through its lifecycle, and sourcing specialist engineers to construct and install offshore wind turbines.
For contractors, your dedicated representative will conduct regular check-in calls to ensure you are settling into your new working environment. You will also have access to award-winning assignment support services including visa management, payroll, and a travel team who will handle your transport logistics. Whether you want to pursue a career in the downstream sector, offshore wind, or biotechnology, our discipline-specific recruitment consultants will support you in that journey.
Search our latest jobs in Germany below, or read more about our recruitment services.
Our Recruitment Services
We have over 50 years of experience in orchestrating retained search activities, enabling businesses to hire strategically and effectively.
We’ll find C-Suite personnel with shared responsibility and purpose to innovate your Board and secure your succession planning.
We manage tens of thousands of contractors globally, delivering industry-leading logistics support and payroll.
We support contractors throughout their assignments, taking care of their welfare, travel practicalities and payroll.
Our streamlined service is award-winning and fully compliant in the respective localities of our internationally mobile contractor base.
Our consolidation service will save costs, increase hiring efficiencies and improve your compliance levels.
Our globally based team understand local legislation requirements and will help businesses to regain compliance in their employment.
Employer of Record
Expand your global presence without registering a new business entity; we can hire employees on your behalf, with minimal risk.
Managed Services Provision
We have decades of experience in delivering effective contingent workforce solutions and mobilisation programmes.
Recruitment Process Outsourcing
Outsource all or part or your direct hiring; we manage high volume demand and have a global candidate reach.
Case Study - Downstream Market
Staffing the Germany LNG Project
The terminal was the first of its kind in country, and the volume of personnel required to staff the terminal was significantly large, embodying a huge array of skillsets
Case Study - Solar
Hiring local expertise for a major solar PV facility
Our client sought specialist staff for a Utility Scale Solar Photovoltaic (PV) project in Germany, and was struggling to locate the right candidates
Case Study - Chemicals
Permanent Hiring for an agrochemical plant
The client was looking to fill a range of management and senior roles and only wanted to advertise on their website
Case Study - Life Sciences
Sourcing an Expeditor for a Med Tech Company
Our client urgently needed to replace their Expeditor on a CAPEX project which was manufacturing syringes, in the middle of the pandemic
Case Study – Offshore Wind
Offshore Wind Recruitment Across the Globe
We have provided expert resources and complete staffing services to key offshore wind projects for our client, delivering the best talent with competitive prices
Case Study - Life Sciences
Hiring Research & Development Personnel - Biotechnology
Our client struggles to source highly experienced Research & Development personnel for their clinical development projects
Case Study - Power
Rapid Contractor Supply for the European Power Market
Our client is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) - the nature of their projects means that their workforce demand comes in peaks and troughs, and hiring requirements can be last minute, and highly urgent.
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