About us

We specialise in control & automation, contract & permanent recruitment. We're able to deliver across engineering disciplines through Samuel Frank Associates and through Samuel Frank Elite we deliver a senior management and board level service.

What we do

We expect each assignment to be different; we understand that we need to offer a tailored solution as standard. We build long lasting relationships through working with honesty and integrity and we’re passionate about the service we provide. We work with speed and efficiency and we’re able to provide accurate job searches for our candidates and tailored short-lists for our clients. Combine all of that with our sheer determination to deliver, we believe we have the winning combination for today’s control & automation recruitment market.

Our story

Since we started Samuel Frank in 2012, we've grown our reputation and have firmly established ourselves as the go-to control & automation recruiter. We started our journey using a decade of technical recruitment experience to build an enviable network of specialist engineering businesses as well as a network of highly skilled, high calibre control & automation engineers. Our service has always been based on our core values of integrity, passion and efficiency, which our customers tell us we get right time & time again!

Our values


We build relationships based on honesty and trust


A desire & pride that enables us to provide a first-class service


We're responsive and we're ready to deliver 24/7

our founder

Andrew Longfellow started Samuel Frank Associates in 2012 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.

0113 3201800 alongfellow@samuelfrank.com

What our clients say about us

“I have used Samuel Frank a few times over the years to supply specialist contract and permanent engineers. I find them a breath of fresh air when it comes to recruitment, they always deliver the best candidates available and their back-office systems work seamlessly”

Anonymous Client

Looking to

We're passionate, we're ready to provide a tailored solution and we're going to go the extra mile for you. If you'd like to discuss what you need, please get in touch and you'll receive expert advice and a great service from a company who understands your industry.

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We're ready to listen and to understand what's important to you. We'll represent you accurately, with passion and enthusiasm. We'll give you honest feedback and we'll help guide you. We'll also be in regular contact to keep you updated.

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