China Workforce Solutions

Providing recruitment, staffing and HR services to innovative engineering and technology companies in the People's Republic of China

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A leading technical recruiter providing STEM workforce solutions

In 2008, Airswift began operations in the People's Republic of China to support the Chuandongbei Gas project, opening an office in Chengdu, Sichuan to provide a local presence. In 2010, we expanded our presence to Qingdao, where we supported the Gorgon LNG project.

Airswift has since expanded across the country, opening an office in Shanghai to help more organisations in China find and hire the top technical talent worldwide. Since the start of our services in China, we have employed over 20 staff and support various areas in the energy sector. This includes, but is not limited to upstream, midstream, downstream and fabrication.


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Our Offices 


KYMS, Unit 816
No. 555
WuDing Road, Jing An District
Shanghai, 200040 
People’s Republic of China

t: +86 21 8042 0100


Room 1515
Sophia International Center
2 Lushan Road
Huangdao District

t: +86 53 2889 85044


Level 13
The Office Tower
Shangri-La Center
9 Binjiang Rd. (East)
Chengdu, Sichuan 610021
People’s Republic of China

t: +86 28 6551 1850


Xiwang Tower
No.136 Zhongshan Road
Zhongshan District Dalian
Liaoning Province
Dalian 116001 China

t: +86 (0) 21 6233 8300


No.27 Dongting Road
HeXi District

t: +86 (0) 21 6233 8300



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To date, our local teams have successfully placed more than 100 nationals in various positions and mobilised over 370 expatriates to construction sites across China while maintaining 98% contractor retention.

Airswift has a dedicated compliance team that ensures our clients are given timely information on any compliance changes. Airswift is 100% compliant with local tax law and follows the Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy within our Code of Business Ethics.

Airswift is registered to process visas, tax and invoicing in Qingdao, Chengdu, and Shanghai.

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Local knowledge
Global expertise

Airswift is the staffing agency of choice for world-leading businesses.

We manage 60 offices worldwide, 1,000 employees and 9,000 contractors. Our global reach and pool of available talent is unmatched in the industry.

Our connected infrastructure ensures unique project insights and agile talent acquisition. Whatever the project, we can help find and mobilise the best onshore and offshore talent.


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Talent Acquisition

We provide permanent recruitment and contractor management services. 

Our talent acquisition offerings include:

  • Retained search and headhunter services. Our dedicated recruiters work to find the best candidates for specialised roles. By leveraging our industry expertise and extensive network, we identify the right candidates.

  • Contingent staffing and contractor management. We provide our clients with the flexibility to scale their workforce up or down without the administrative burden of managing contractors. We take care of all the logistics, including payroll, compliance, and benefits, so that you can focus on your core business.

  • Direct hire and permanent recruitment. For clients who need to fill a critical role within their organisation, our team work with you to understand your unique requirements and identify candidates who meet those criteria. We handle everything from sourcing and screening to negotiating offers and onboarding.

  • Board and executive search. Find the best leaders for your organisation. We strive to understand your strategic goals, values and culture before identifying the right candidates.
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Global Employment and Mobility

For businesses looking to expand their operations internationally, speed and accuracy are critical when it comes to recruiting the right talent for their global projects.

We offer a comprehensive suite of global employment and mobility services designed to help firms hire internationally and mobilise talent around the world.

Our global immigration and visa services, mobilisation and logistics services, relocation management, and payroll and taxation services ensure that your workforce is compliant and ready to hit the ground running, no matter where your projects take you.

In addition, our Global Employment Outsourcing (GEO) services provide a flexible and cost-effective solution for companies seeking to establish a global presence while minimising their administrative burden.

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RPO & Managed Solutions

Airswift offers a comprehensive suite of managed solutions for talent management.

Our services encompass the full recruitment life-cycle, including:

  • Supplier performance tracking to help you monitor and assess the performance of your staffing suppliers to maintain productivity, lower compliance risks and reduce costs.

  • On-site support to ensure that your projects are staffed with the right people at the right time.

  • Transition services for incumbent contingent workers to new staffing arrangements, ensuring a seamless and efficient process.

In addition, we offer recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) solutions to streamline your hiring process and provide a cost-effective staffing solution. Our RPO solutions solve the problem of high recruitment costs and time-consuming processes by providing a comprehensive staffing solution that includes:

  • Sourcing: We leverage our vast network of talent to find the best possible candidates for your cleantech projects.

  • Screening: Our rigorous screening process ensures that you only receive resumes from the most qualified and suitable candidates.

  • Onboarding: We handle all aspects of the onboarding process, including reference checks and other necessary paperwork.

  • Talent management: We provide ongoing support and talent management services to ensure that your staffing needs are always met.

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At Airswift, we understand the unique staffing challenges facing STEM industries. That's why we've made it our mission to connect top talent with the organisations that need them most.

Tackling the talent gap is one of the biggest challenges of the energy transition. As the world races to build a more sustainable future, the demand for skilled professionals is skyrocketing – but supply isn't keeping up.

Our vast network of qualified candidates spans the globe, with expertise in energy, construction, technology and engineering.

Through our industry-leading workforce consulting we can help you with :

  • Talent mapping
  • Salary and market rate benchmarking
  • Identification and delivery of cost savings
  • Skills assessment
  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Performance and risk management advice
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Hire employees in China

Are you planning to expand your global footprint?

Take a look at our comprehensive guide to hiring in China.

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Read our China Hiring Guide


The person I dealt with was a stand out because they were extremely helpful and efficient in getting information so quickly. They have been very warm, gracious and professional.
Airswift gave excellent help with the whole process, from visa, flights to medical transportation. Everyone has been very helpful and welcoming. A great team all around. Airswift is an excellent organisation.
Airswift is the most professional of recruitment firms I have dealt with in many FPSO projects. Their dedication, timely intervention, effective communication and dissemination of important pandemic information such as Government directives, Advisories, Control and Safeguarding measures to NVUP staff are commendable.
Congratulations to Airswift for your utmost support, double thumbs up for me

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Shanghai head office team


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Shanghai head office team


Qingdao Branch Team


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Team Building around Suzhou, hiking Qiong Long mountain

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Case Study: Chuandongbei (CDB) Gas

Our client needed recruitment services for both local and expatriate talent, contractor management. Find out how we helped.

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How can Airswift help candidates find jobs in China?

If you are looking for full-time or temporary work, Airswift is the best technical recruitment agency in China.

We recruit technical specialists in a wide range of roles including, but not limited to:

  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Construction & Commissioning
  • Geosciences
  • Operations
  • Drilling and Completions
  • Project Management
  • Health, Safety and Environmental management
  • Quality Control
  • Data Science

We work with a wide range of innovative companies, including small and medium enterprises, EPCs and 100% of the energy supermajors.

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