Working with top talent within the Engineering sector.

The iO Engineering division has extensive experience in sourcing the calibre of talent required to create the products and infrastructure of the future. We build long-term partnerships with our clients so that we understand their exact requirements, their people and their company ethos which enables us to find them the perfect candidates.

​Find out more on our expertise across Research & Development, Production Engineering and Technical Sales & Marketing via the links below.​


We don’t just fill roles, we work alongside our clients to create long-term resourcing solutions across a number of industries. Delivering top talent across contract, interim, search and permanent appointments, our network throughout the UK & Europe leaves us a well placed partner to resolve all of your resourcing requirements or find the role that’s perfect for you.

Specialist Industries

Energy

Defence

At iO we work to support both primes and system integrators with delivering talent throughout the entire system life cycle.

Both Homeland and traditional Land, Sea and Air Systems are under constant pressure to keep up with the evolving defence landscape. They need to continually evolve to offer not just the best protection capabilities, but increased flexibility and versatility required by the modern forces.

We support the Defence industry from requirements capture all the way through to development, integration, validation and launch of complex electronic systems, all working to keep us safe from external threats from around the world.

Aerospace

At iO, our expert consultants source the best candidates, whether contract or permanent, into the numerous large-scale global aerospace companies we partner with.

With the Aerospace sector having grown by almost 50% over the last decade, our expertise in the skill sets required and our extensive talent pool are of vital importance and we deliver every time.

Our time to hire is testament to our extensive network and ensures that we can deliver for our partners at a pace that keeps them ahead of the competition.

Pharmaceuticals

With consistent investment and development in healthcare and drug delivery, there is an ever increasing need to ensure that talent in the field of life sciences is second to none. The stringent FDA & ISO approval ratings are a constant consideration to ensure the quality and safety of any innovation in the industry.

iO are dedicated to the supply of top-quality personnel in the development of manufacturing systems, regulatory affairs and the regulatory / compliance checking for any new drug entering the market.

Automotive

The UK automotive industry has demonstrated time and time again that it is consistently impacted by innovation. The recent turn towards carbon neutrality and even autonomy has brought with it an increasing demand for adaptable, talented and forward-thinking talent.

At iO we work across both Research & Development and Manufacturing within the automotive sector.

The candidates that we place ensures that the industry remains innovative and second to none for design, feasibility of manufacture and efficiency of mass delivery.

FMCG

The FMCG sector is the only market to buck the trend of manufacturing in the UK, posting continuous successive increases in GDP contribution and volume manufactured. With an ever increasing need to grow our own produce efficiently, and with the quality expected by the UK authorities, investment in this sector is set to remain high.

Our focus within this field is in manufacturing, QHSE and operational leadership. We ensure that the candidates we place are responsible for the most time efficient, high quality and cost-effective manufacturing sites.

Through manufacturing excellence, continued maintenance and operational delivery, we have become a fully integrated recruitment partner to some of the UK's leading FMCG's.

Telecommunications

The introduction of 5G will see revolutionary services and unprecedented communication speeds bringing the global community closer together than ever before. The next generation telecoms networks and mobile devices will allow the downloading of 4K video in mere seconds and new levels of call clarity. Keeping this digital frontier moving forwards requires constant innovation and introduction of new technology IP from both OEMs and challenger brands.

iO associates have in-depth expertise in this area and have worked alongside the brands consistently breaking new ground in how we communicate with each other.

Industrial

Smart cities, factories, manufacturing, transportation and energy grids are paving the way of the future creating new efficiencies and helping to maintain sustainability.

From mineral and petrochemical processing to managing the impact of industrial enterprises on the natural environment, the need for technology to help smarter production has never been higher in the ever-changing markets of today.

Medical Devices

The development of products that affect living organisms is a different ball game to other forms of engineering and, within medical device, the approach to design and manufacture within this field requires experience; patience; innovation and passion for the work you do. It is a sector that inspires brilliance through its purpose.

At iO we focus on the recruitment of staff within the field of R&D (Mechanical; Electronics; Embedded) and Manufacturing (Operations; Quality; Compliance; RA; Lean Manufacturing; Optical Engineering).

Internet of Things

Billions of devices all connected to the internet – everything from coffee makers, washing machines, headphones, lamps, wearable devices to machine components, jet engines, oil rigs and almost anything else you can think of.  

The reality is that the IoT allows for virtually endless opportunities and connections to take place, many of which we can't even imagine or fully understand the impact of today. It’s a concept that has the potential to impact not only how we live but also how we work and is already taking the lead role in shaping tomorrows everyday life.


In today’s rapidly evolving business environment, companies and organisations need a search partner that understands.

iO’s team of motivated, highly experienced and knowledgeable consultants utilise their unrivalled expertise to provide bespoke solutions to suit any business challenge.

Our consultants are experts in the multiple technical markets they cover, each with a level and depth of understanding you would expect from a premium talent partner. With a vast network of professionals skilled in engineering, we work alongside our clients to share the latest in cutting-edge technology and network with highly skilled candidates.

Our extensive knowledge and experience within the engineering sector enables us to offer valuable advice and bespoke, partnership-led recruitment solutions to our clients. Find out more on how we can help your resourcing solutions today.


Senior Engineering Team

Trainee consultant

Bristol

£17000 - £21000 per annum

Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Immediate Start! This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing recruitment firm based in the...

Discover More

Contract Android Developer

England

£500.00 - £550.00 per day + Outside I...

. Contract Android Developer 3 Months Initially FULLY REMOTE £500 - £550 per day OUTSIDE IR35 iO Associates are currently seeking an Andr...

Discover More

Contract Wireless Software Engineer

Hampshire

£60.00 - £65.00 per hour + OUTSIDE IR35

Contract Software Engineer (Wireless, 3G, 4G, 5G) 6 Months Initially £60+ per hour OUTSIDE IR35 FULLY REMOTE Staying connected, even when...

Discover More

Junior UI/UX Designer

England

£32000 - £35000 per annum

Tittle: Junior UI/UX Design Salary: £32,000- £35,000 Location: Fully Remote IO are working exclusively with a market leading Fintech firm...

Discover More

Software Java Engineer

Bristol

£30000 - £65000 per annum

Mid and Senior Level Java Software Engineer Mid-level salary: £30'000 - £40'000 Senior-level salary: £50'000 - £65'000 iO Associates are ...

Discover More

QA Engineer

Wokingham

£40000 - £50000 per annum

QA Engineer - £40k-£50k - Remote option Software Quality Assurance Engineer role based in Wokingham but option for mostly remote working ...

Discover More

Mobile Software (Swift & Javascript) Engineer - remote EU

Dublin

Up to €220 per day

Are you a Mobile Software Engineer who is eager to learn, looking for responsibility and wants to be a part of a fast growing and innovat...

Discover More

Configuration Analyst

Milton Keynes

£20000 - £22000 per annum

Configuration Analyst Salary: £20'000 - £22'000 Location: Milton Keynes Hybrid working from home Do you want the opportunity to work as a...

Discover More

Java Developer

Bristol

£40000 - £45000 per annum

Mid-level Java Developer Location Bristol - Flexible working from home Salary: £40'000 - £45'000 Are you a Java developer looking for an ...

Discover More

Senior BI Developer

London

Negotiable

Business Intelligence Developer Location: Fully Remote Salary: £50'000 - £55'000 Are you a business intelligence developer looking for a ...

Discover More

Senior BI Developer

Bristol

£50000 - £55000 per annum

Business Intelligence Developer Location: Fully Remote Salary: £50'000 - £55'000 Are you a business intelligence developer looking for a ...

Discover More

Security Analyst

Cardiff

Up to £32000 per annum

Security Analyst | £32,000 | Cardiff/Remote As a Security Analyst you will act as a Customer Champion, who is persistent in resolving cus...

Discover More

C++ Contract Software Engineer

England

Negotiable

Contract C++ Software Developer 6 Months Initially £450 per day Remote / Wiltshire iO Associates have partnered with a highly recognised ...

Discover More

C++ Contract Software Engineer

England

Negotiable

Contract C++ Software Developer 6 Months Initially £450 per day Remote / Wiltshire iO Associates have partnered with a highly recognised ...

Discover More

Commercial Contract Manager

Guildford

£45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + M...

Commercial Contract Manager Guildford £45,000 - £75,000 + Bonus + Shares + Medical + Pension + Holiday + Benefits Excellent opportunity t...

Discover More

Software Engineer (Java)

Taiwan

US$50000 - US$90000 per annum + Bonus...

Principal Software Engineer (Java) Taiwan NT$1,500,000 - $NT2,500,000 + Medical + Bonus + Holiday + Benefits Excellent opportunity to joi...

Discover More