At Latitude Recruitment we take an innovative approach to sourcing and matching talent. In a market well known for scarce engineering talent we don`t pigeon hole candidates into specific industry sectors but instead find the right person for the right role.

We are a bespoke manufacturing and engineering agency working in a broad number of industries and covering a vast number of specialisms and sectors on the South Coast. From our base in Hedge End we are brilliantly placed to serve the thriving regional market and believe passionately in adding value to both clients and candidates throughout the recruitment process.


DARREN EVERARD (Managing Director)

Darren established Latitude Recruitment with a vision of providing a more personal recruitment service with quality at the forefront. He has worked in the recruitment sector since 2003, is a fellow of the Institute of recruitment practice (FIRP) and has extensive experience of building recruitment teams, providing recruitment solutions and all aspects of day to day recruiting. As a recruiter, Darren has made over 3,000 placements and works in partnership with over 100 engineering companies across the South.

KIM PERRY (Head of Perm Recruitment)

Kim specialises in the placement of permanent engineers and managers in the Portsmouth region. Recruiting since 2013 Kim has a wealth of experience in delivering client focused solutions.

HELEN PEGG (Lead Consultant – Perm Recruitment)

Helen joined Latitude in 2022 with 19 years experience recruiting into the manufacturing and engineering market on the South Coast. Helen’s focus is on the Southampton region.

AMY BAIRD (Senior Account Manager – Temp Recruitment)

Amy has been with Latitude since 2020 working mainly in the manufacturing temp sector across the South Coast. Amy has over 10 years recruitment experience.