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Core Talent in the driving seat after being awarded SMMT Membership

05 Mar 23:00 by Richard Nelson


Core Talent in the driving seat after being awarded SMMT Membership

Core Talent Recruitment’s Transport Division has taken steps to further establish itself as one of the UK’s leading agencies for recruitment in to the Automotive sector through being awarded Associate Membership status by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

In order to become an Associate Member of the SMMT, Core Talent had to go through a rigorous application process and provide both references and testimonials from our Automotive clients.

The SMMT is the voice of the UK motor industry and one of the largest and most influential trade associations in the UK. The SMMT represents more than 800 Automotive companies in the UK and helps to support and promote the interests of the Automotive industry at home and abroad.

Core Talent’s Transport Division is well established with 11 Consultants that recruit across all white collar disciplines, helping source candidates to fill permanent, contract and interim assignments with a rich history of success in Engineering, Manufacturing, Purchasing & Supply Chain and Sales.  We have been successfully supporting Automotive, Aerospace and Rail OEM’s, Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers with both large scale recruitment projects and niche headhunt campaigns for over 12 years.

Core Talent are proud to be the exclusive partner for numerous international Blue Chip manufacturers as well as market leading SME’s and are confident our membership will further enhance our levels of service to our clients. Following our Membership we have already successfully supported on several recruitment campaigns with existing members and offered invaluable market insights to non-members.

John McLellan-Grant, SMMT, Regional Engagement Manager North said “We are thrilled that Core Talent has become part of our ever growing membership at SMMT the UK’s largest and most influential trade associations.

SMMT support the UK’s Automotive industry throughout the UK and Internationally enabling us to present a unified approach to government, key stakeholders and the media.

We are also engaging at Regional levels to ensure our members can work with the members and local authorities to provide the essentials required in our fast changing industry.

Having Core Talent as a member in the North reinforces this and will be of benefit to the all concerned”.

If you work in the Automotive industry and are looking for your next challenge in 2019 or a supplier looking to make your next important hire we’d love to hear from you!

Please Contact me Richard Nelson or a member of the transport team on on 0161 832 1378 or you can email me on