Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

VRS Head Office

From our Head office in Sale, Greater Manchester, our fantastic team have been champions of matching top candidates with the best science career opportunities.

Since 2001 we have filled lab coats with the most promising names in Analytical Chemistry, Life Sciences, Engineering and more.

On the job hunt? Need candidates with the right skills? Contact us today!

+44 (0)161 976 4000

VRS Europe

Since 2021, we have represented our flourishing clients and candidates across Europe directly from our French office based in Paris.

Our exciting European operation is headed by one of our most successful & versatile recruiters, Franck. Who after six years of recruitment experience in the UK head office, brings the VRS expertise to Europe.

Tri-lingual Franck is a French-native, with know-how in all of our industries served – Analytical Chemistry, Life Sciences, Engineering and more – he is equipped to find the solutions to all of your recruitment needs.

Thanks to Franck, candidates have found their next jobs in all of our specialisms, becoming Analytical Scientists, Team leaders, Study Directors, Business Development Managers, Project Managers, Software and Field Service Engineers and many more.

If you are looking for a position in Europe or have a role to fill within your organisation, please get in touch to request a confidential call back:

Contact Franck:

France: +33(0)801 841 155

UK: +44(0)161 504 3785

VRS Scotland

We are right at the heart of the bustling scientific community in Scotland with our office at the BioCity, perfectly nestled between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Originally starting her recruitment career at the UK head office back in 2013, Ailsa returned to her native Scotland in 2017 to set-up a local office at the BioCity and has been building strong regional ties ever since.

As per all our sites, we specialise in Analytical Chemistry and Life Sciences. We love building strong working relationships with our clients through site visits to make sure we are fulfilling your recruitment specifications.

We’ve been helping the right people get their foot in the right door, from analysts, sales professionals, engineers, laboratory support staff and more.

Whether you’re a promising jobseeker or looking for the perfect candidate, contact Ailsa below:

BioCity Scotland, Bo'Ness Road, Newhouse, ML1 5UH

Contact Ailsa:

Telephone: 07393 608091

VRS Alderley Park

Established in 2016, our thriving office at the BioHub in Alderley Park allows us to be right at the heart of expanding exciting scientific businesses across a huge number of sectors.

Our consultants Eleanor and Craig channel their unrivalled recruitment expertise across Cell and Molecular Biology, Immunology, Bioanalysis, Analytical Chemistry, Software, Engineering and Scientific Sales positions.

We take pride in building strong relationships and offering consultative recruitment solutions to the booming scientific community at Alderley Park.

Want to know more? Or just need some recruitment advice? Come and say hello to us at:

Mereside Block 1 co-working space.

Contact Craig:

Contact Eleanor:

Telephone: 0161 976 4000

Head Of Analytical Sciences
We have worked with VRS for a number of years recruiting for a variety of roles for LC-MS and bioanalytical scientists. VRS has consistently been responsive to our recruitment needs from the first contact through to follow ups when candidates are successfully in post. VRS consultants work with us to understand our specific requirements for technical skillsets and behavioural competencies and can target this so that only viable candidates are sent to us for consideration. This improves our success rate in recruiting for difficult to fill positions. Having consultants onsite at Alderley Park means that VRS understand our business and are can quickly respond to our requests.
Co-Founder , Pencil Biosciences
VRS have been pivotal to our growth as a Biotech start-up at Alderley Park. With their unique scientific recruitment expertise they have saved us invaluable time and effort by consistently placing exceptional Senior Scientists into the Pencil team. This has resulted in our expansion and delivering on our planned objectives. Having scientific recruitment consultants based with us on the AP site has been a very positive experience; resulting in a close working partnership and highly efficient process. Pencil unreservedly recommends VRS’s knowledgeable, responsive and friendly team!