Samuel Frank Associates is a specialist engineering recruitment partner. We provide engineering contract and permanent resource for our client base across the UK. Our team has a proven track record of award winning recruitment excellence. We focus on what we know and what we’re good at, this means we can use our network of clients and candidates in the control and automation market to deliver time and again.

Samuel Frank Elite focusses on board and senior management level positions such as Managing Director, Technical Director and Engineering Manager. We’ve worked to build up a strong reputation within control engineering since we started Samuel Frank Associates in 2011 and feel we have the know-how, credibility and sector knowledge to be able to deal with elite, high performing managers and directors and offer a tailored approach that caters specifically for them

Who We Are

Samuel Frank Associates operates in the following fields – Automation, Automotive, Electrical & Control, Energy, Materials Handling, Robotics, Special Purpose Machinery, System Integration, Transportation, Utilities

We expect each assignment to be different; we understand that we need to offer a tailored solution as standard. We are ready to react quickly with a precise response when your business needs it. We will become as integral part of your recruitment channel as you need us to be, whether that means us being onsite every week or an invaluable contact to have when you need one.

We build talent pools of specialist engineers who could either be active job hunters or passive candidates on the market waiting for the right opportunity, this means that we’re not only ready to react when you need us to be with available candidates but we’re constantly ear marking candidates who could be right for your business without you even knowing about it.

We typically supply engineers for the following roles – Automation Engineer, Commissioning Engineer, Control & Instrumentation Engineer, Control System Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Electrical Engineer, PLC Software Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Manager, Software Engineer, Systems Engineer.


Andrew Fongfellow

Our Founder

Andrew Longfellow started Samuel Frank Associates in 2011 using the skills he built up during the previous 11 years he spent working for one of the largest recruiters in the world. Building on his experience as a recruiter and manager of recruitment teams, he has grown Samuel Frank Associates into a successful, niche recruitment business as well as adding Samuel Frank Elite to the Samuel Frank portfolio