Zebra Technical Recruitment transforms careers and connects exceptional talent with engineering employers scaling their business

Zebra Technical Recruitment is an independent recruitment agency based in St Albans, Hertfordshire. We provide specialist Technical & Engineering Recruitment Services to Employers and Job Seekers across the UK.

As an Employer, do you struggle to find talented employees to replace leavers or to help scale your business? If so, you are not alone, and it could be costing you lost revenue. With a widely recognised skills shortage in the engineering sector and competitive demand for exceptional people, you must partner with a recruitment agency with in-depth knowledge of your industry and the market for talent.

Why Zebra Technical Recruitment?

With over 25 years of industry experience, we have built successful relationships with a network of job seekers and companies across the UK. We are skilled influencers who work quickly and proactively to source passive and active talent, supplying their services on a permanent and contract basis.

We recruit at all levels, from career entry through to senior management. Our clients tell us that our service is trusted, professional, consultative and seamless. We help sustain and scale businesses and provide job seekers with exciting and rewarding careers.

Our Performance

  • 3 CVs within 48 hours
  • 2 Interviews to 3 CVs
  • 1 Offer to 3 Interviews
  • 95% of Candidates Stay 12 Months +


Gerard at Zebra has consistently supplied high-quality candidates to meet our engineering recruitment needs. He works quickly and efficiently and delivers well-briefed and well-qualified candidates. We find Gerard friendly and approachable, and most importantly, it is evident through his experience that he has a strong understanding of our complex technical requirements.

Rod Wilson, General Manager (UK) & CTO, Metrasens

Gerard helped me find a job without any hassle, and I was very impressed with his work ethic and prompt communication skills throughout the process. Gerard is a wonderful person to work with, as he has exceptional expertise in finding the right job for his candidates. One thing that distinguishes Gerard from others is that he is enthusiastic about finding the right prospect for his candidates. Gerard is motivated, demonstrates a solid work ethic, and is a dedicated individual with a positive attitude. Thank you, Gerard, for the opportunity.

Usman Qayyum, Automation Project Manager

Having used Zebra and worked with Gerard for over 13 years, our Company has come to use him as our first point of contact when recruiting new staff for engineering and other technical roles. The process is made easier by Gerard, as he gets to understand the job specification and our requirements and filters effectively for candidates, meaning we spend less time looking through lots of CV’s and ultimately allowing more time to interview a more suited selection of candidates. I find Gerard professional and understanding of our needs and have enjoyed working with him over the period I have known him. I, therefore, would highly recommend Zebra and the service given by Gerard.

Richard Potts, Engineering Manager, E2S Warning Signals

It has been an absolute pleasure working with Gerard Latham. He prepared me exceptionally well for interviews, was very patient with me & kept in constant contact. Having dealt with numerous agencies in the past and not having had great experiences, Gerard restored my faith in agencies, making me feel like an individual rather than just another number looking for a job. He is an expert. I’m sure that his efficiency will help other candidates find a good job and have this vital support that I had.

Elena Susickiene, CAD Revit Technician

Gerard Latham of Zebra Technical Recruitment has successfully supplied staff to our Company for many years. We have always found Gerard to be extremely professional in his business approach. He has always taken the time to research and understand the needs of our business and then focus on the specific recruitment task at hand. I can state quite honestly and without reservation that Gerard stands apart from other agencies and recruitment approaches.  He has been instrumental in successfully recruiting a large proportion of our engineering team in recent years, and I would not hesitate to recommend his services to other engineering organisations. If you need any further clarification, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Peter Fay, Chairman, European Safety Systems

Fantastic service. Everything felt more personal and professional compared to most other recruitment firms I've dealt with. Highly recommended.

Anthony Heyes, Field Service Engineer

Gerard and his team have consistently supplied good quality temporary and permanent staff to our business for over 20 years. Gerard has an excellent understanding of our recruitment needs, approaches each campaign with tenacity, and delivers results. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the services of Zebra Technical Recruitment to any engineering organisation.

Liz Newman, Head of Human Resources

Gerard is one of the most professional recruiters I have worked with. His passion and dedication to his customers' satisfaction stand out. He helped me to get prepared before each stage of the application process and made sure I had everything in the right place. I highly recommend Gerard for any recruitment process support.

Sebastian Smela, Senior Engineer

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