Spencer Group, one of the UK’s leading specialist engineering businesses, has announced the appointment of CDI AndersElite to manage all of its permanent and contract recruitment, nationally, through a Managed Staffing Programme (MSP).
Gary Thornton, chief operating officer of Spencer Group, said: “Our partnership with Anders allows us to concentrate on our core business, safe in the knowledge that we are working closely with a respected industry leader to acquire and retain the best people to support our growth.”
“We are very excited to partner with Spencer Group and support their ambitious growth plans,” said Simon Trippick, managing director of CDI AndersElite. “Working closely with the management team at Spencer Group the clear objective of this programme is to deliver significantly enhanced levels of service, value and quality to the hiring managers. In addition we will be deploying some of our in-house technology to help streamline the whole recruitment process including; video interviewing, automated on-boarding and pay rate benchmarking tools.”
David McLoughlin, Spencer Rail’s Chief Executive, said: “We are currently delivering around £100m of multidisciplinary rail work a year. Station, track, signalling and other key rail industry disciplines are very competitive markets from a recruitment and selection perspective. By joining forces with AndersElite we hope to find the very best that the industry has to offer. Our aim is to deliver the best service possible for our customers and the travelling public. AndersElite will play a key role in helping us to achieve this important objective.”
CDI AndersElite is the European subsidiary of CDI Corporation and has been providing recruitment services for over 30 years, supporting clients across the construction, engineering, rail, IT, oil & gas and aerospace sectors.
Photo caption: David McLoughlin, CEO, Spencer Rail with Jonathan Cockerton, MSP Account Manager for AndersElite.