We’re Vector Recruitment

Job hunting yourself -or recruiting for your own technical team? Talk to the experts! As Engineers and Scientists ourselves we understand our candidates, our client companies and the vacancies we fill.

Our outstanding candidate placement hit rate speaks for itself and we’ve been doing that for 20 years. From our base on the World-renowned Cranfield University Technology Park, the Vector team brings over 60 man-years of technical recruitment expertise, working with some of the world’s most exciting companies from innovative start-ups to gold-standard multi-nationals.

We are members of the ARC – The Association of Recruitment Consultancies (www.arc-org.net) and abide by their Code of Conduct and model Terms of Business. We are registered under the Data Protection Acts and are fully compliant with all current UK legislation regarding recruitment agencies and employment businesses.

Meet the vector team

Geoff Cockle MSc CEng MIET.

Managing Director

Ex-Rocket Scientist, Physicist and Electronics Engineer with 25 years of Technical Recruitment experience.

Gill Houghton MIPR

Marketing & Commercial Director

Marketing and PR Consultant with over 20 years of Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer Marketing experience.

Adam Mayne BSc.

Principal Consultant. Team Leader & Head of Engineering

Former Software Engineer with 16 years of technical recruitment experience, Adam heads up our Engineering Team.

Alex Hannigan-Train BSc (Hons).

Principal Consultant - Team Leader & Head of Science & Maths

Mathematician, Physics and Chemistry guru, Alex offers 14 years experience recruiting for the science & technology sectors and has particular expertise in headhunting for senior roles. 

Adam Shortland BSc (Hons).

Engineering Consultant

Adam has 7 years’ technical recruitment experience covering Electronics, Systems Engineers, Technical Sales and Field Service type roles.

Dr Stella Watts

Science Consultant

Stella has a PhD and BSc in Environmental Science and four years’ technical recruitment experience.

Debbie Vaos

Administration Manager

Aksana Walford MEng (Hons).

Engineering Consultant

With a Masters degree in Engineering Technology herself plus four years’ technical recruitment experience Aksana specialises in Mechanical Engineering roles.