Thorn Baker Industrial Recruitment


We use our Industrial Recruitment know-how to match candidates to clients


  • Pricing Analyst


    £28k - 32k per year

  • Production Operative


    £13.85 - 14.55 per hour

  • Concrete Production Operative


    £12.34 - 20.59 per hour

  • Fork Lift Driver

    Haughton Le Skerne

    £12.84 - 12.84 per hour

  • Logistics Operative


    £13.71 - 13.71 per hour

  • Stores Person


    £12.05 - 12.05 per hour


​We've been working with some of the biggest high-street names in Food Production for the last thirty years, understanding the pressures, strict standards and quality control needed is our specialty

Keeping the country supplied with FMCG’s is a 24-hour business – we get that.


​Waste & Recycling organisations have been working with us for over 20 years. Why? Our solutions are smooth, swift and simple - we find the people they need when they need them.

From Refuse Collectors to Ground Maintenance teams, we’ll connect you to the right candidates to ensure your contract goes without a hitch.


​With over three decades of experience working with clients in the automotive, medical, engineering, aluminium and plastics sectors - we’ll help you solve your recruitment problems.

It’s about ensuring your company remains efficient and profitable – and we can make light work of your projects via up-to-the-minute data and metrics.


​We've been working with household names in UK Logistics for the last twenty years, we understand the pressure involved in keeping high-street retailers’ shelves stocked.

Logistics is rarely a nine-to-five job; we get it. So, it doesn’t matter what time of day (or night!) you require candidates; we can help


​When you require hundreds of workers, and fast, our dedicated contract packing teams can step in. Or perhaps you need a little help by way of one or two skilled workers?

We really do offer all the know-how you need when it comes to some of the leading contract packing jobs– many of them at the biggest high-street retailers in the country.


​Our dedicated On-Site team support leading UK businesses to fulfill their complete staffing needs across a broad range of Industrial sectors - from Warehousing, Manufacturing, Logistics and Contact Packaging to Food Production, Waste and Recycling.

Their sector knowledge, and understanding of seasonal demands, enable us to stay a step ahead in our clients recruitment needs.


​From short-term reception cover to full-time contact centre recruitment drives, we'll step in and find the staff you need, when you need them.

Compromise isn’t a word we use here – and that’s because when you work with us, there’s no need for it. 



We understand that finding the right talent is the biggest issue our clients face, while our candidates may have so far struggled to secure the perfect role.

Taking the legwork out of matching the candidate with the client, you can be sure we always have your best interests at heart.

  • Thorn Baker Industrial Recruitment

    For Employers

    95% of clients say our service is good or excellent.

    Our tried and tested Proven Process enables us to deliver the support you need when you need it.

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    For Candidates

    Our candidates have worked with us for years. And you will too.

    We pride ourselves on understanding what our candidates want. From working sectors to job locations.


We’re people-driven and solution-focused – and you can benefit from the fact we approach everything we do with a positive mindset.

These core values provide an ideal foundation for the Thorn Baker team to successfully link people with jobs.

See the whole team

  • Matthew Dann
    Matthew Dann

    Industrial and Group Director

  • Richard Borland
    Richard Borland

    Head of On-Site

  • Rose Grimshaw
    Rose Grimshaw

    Senior Branch Manager

  • Simon Gimson
    Simon Gimson

    Branch Manager

  • Paul Durham
    Paul Durham

    Branch Manager

  • Bassetlaw District Council

    ​Rose understands my business and what I need on a day-to-day, week-to-week basis, gradually as the business has changed and expanded Rose has supplied me with good quality, enthusiastic workers that are indeed a credit to Thorn Baker.

    Bassetlaw District Council

  • DMW Logistics

    With our high-profile customer base, our quality and performance are constantly monitored. We consistently achieve our targets and Thorn Baker's team plays a vital part in this.

    DMW Logistics

  • Wilcom Europe Ltd

    ​The staff at Thorn Baker are quick to understand the kind of person we are looking for, recognising the candidates’ strengths and putting her forward for the right job. Thorn Baker are always there to help throughout the process, I could not recommend them more highly. Thank you!

    Wilcom Europe Ltd

  • Food Production Client Testimonial

    ​I would like to say thank you and hope that our working relationship continues into the future.

    Food Production Client Testimonial

  • Greenshires Group

    ...they are so helpful and get us out of so many problems, doesn’t matter how many girls we require they always supply, the girls are always nice and pleasant and willing to work, I would recommend the agency, they are fast and efficient.

    Greenshires Group

  • Thorn Baker Group


    Don't see a branch local to you? No problem. As a Group, we work nationally so you don't need to have a branch local to you for us to help you. Complete our contact form and we will be in touch with you. Simple.

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    Our clients and candidates love our Proven Process, you will too. We know we need to discover what you want and deliver it with the minimum fuss. It’s about solving problems with innovative ideas, and speed without compromise.

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    Our combination of local knowledge and national coverage is just one factor that sets our teams apart. Making the most of innovative, industry-leading tech to source the best jobs and workers for you – even in the UK’s most remote regions.