What we do

Theo James are a specialist talent provider in Manufacturing and Engineering.

With roots in the North East of England, we’ve built our process on a commitment to generating partnerships that are made to last.

Serving clients and candidates predominately across the North East, North West and Yorkshire.

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Your recruitment. Our commitment.

Helping individuals and businesses find new ways to grow. Our team are authentic and passionate, using technology to empower our partners and make the recruitment process simple.

Since 2015 we have collaborated with over 300 Manufacturing and Engineering firms, finding them niche talent and utilising our specialist consultancy services.

Who we are

Matching the best talent to your recruitment needs

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Leadership & Senior Exec Appointments


Design & Engineering


Maintenance & Trades


Supply Chains & Logistics




Business Administration & Commercial


Salary Survey & Key Insights 2023

Our Salary Survey & Key insights Data for 2022 - 2023 is a popular download for sectors and job roles.

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Simplifying all your recruitment

Utilise our advanced software, designed to help you save time, manage workflows and make the right choices.


Your recruitment. Our expertise.

Perfect for dramatically reducing the cost on multiple hires; either for a project or spread over an agreed time frame

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  • Agree on the amount of roles
  • Agree on reduced fee
  • Spread cost over 6/9/12 months
  • Video interview dashboard


Delivering technological solutions.

Ideal for bringing together high-quality service, reducing financial risk and new technology.

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  • 12 Month slliding scale rebate
  • 60-day payment terms
  • Video interview Dashboard
  • Fully branded Linkedin adverts


Your blueprint for growth.

when you want to appoint to a unique position, or one that is strategically important

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  • Specialist headhunting approach
  • Market mapping
  • 1st Stage Interview carried out in house
  • Psychometric testing of up to 2 candidates
  • 12 month sliding scale rebate
  • Flexible Payment Options

I have had the pleasure of working with Theo James for many years. They always take the time to understand the role and, more importantly for me, the cultural fit that we require of can ...

Kevin Davis

Operations Director, D-Line (Europe) Ltd