Joining the dots in Scotland's product design, engineering and manufacturing sectors

Professional services recruitment for the Engineering, Product Design and Manufacturing Industries

Despite the pressures and costs associated with product design, engineering and manufacturing, Scotland can still boast to be one of the best places in the world at making the things we need.

From electronic safety wrist bands, to Michelin Tyres, high end measurement equipment and building aircraft carriers, ESS can proudly claim to partner and support all these verticals.

Our USP is not just our fifty years combined sector knowledge, it is our ability to join the dots and work out which companies, cultures and people match. Our expansive network of client and candidate contacts, enables us to place candidates from board and executive levels right down to technician and graduate entry.


Our ethos is to inspire, challenge and innovate – three things we aspire to achieve throughout our organisation.  As well as delivering bespoke recruitment solutions through award-winning brands, we are passionate about inspiring and enabling future leaders.

ESS Holdings is an enabler of talent and operates a business incubator and start-up hub in Edinburgh, where a number of our companies have started out as spin-outs and grown to become successful brands in their own right with the help of our financial and business support.

To date, we have invested more than £70k in niche recruitment start-ups.  We also believe in talent retention and development and are committed to being a National Living Wage employer.


ESS Holdings Ltd. 38 Dean Park Mews, Edinburgh, EH4 1ED

0131 603 5800

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