Petrochemical Recruitment and Workforce Solutions

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Airswift is an international petrochemicals recruitment agency

Airswift’s recruitment experts have helped transform the talent acquisition and mobility strategies of some of the biggest energy, process and infrastructure companies in the world over the last four decades, with our talented recruitment specialists and consultants also able to extend their services to the petrochemicals industry.

We’re proud of our 96% contractor satisfaction rate. We’re passionate about transforming lives through work and providing speed, agility, mobility and more to hiring managers to help them build the best teams possible.

Airswift is here to help you find the best talent for your petrochemical projects now and in the future, wherever your project is based and however competitive the talent landscape.


Would you like to find out how Airswift can support your petrochemicals project?


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Why choose Airswift?

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.

Workforce Solutions

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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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Petrochemicals disciplines we recruit for

Our petrochemicals recruitment consultants are experts in:

  • Chemicals
  • Data Systems
  • Design/Drafting
  • Engineering
  • Facilities Management
  • HSSE
  • Land Management
  • Logistics/Materials
  • Plant Management/Maintenance
  • Project Management
  • Procurement
  • Quality/Inspection
  • Research & Development
  • Turnaround/Shutdown


I have always found Airswift to be very responsive, helpful and knowledgeable. We have used Airswift specifically to facilitate contractor needs in countries where we have not had an entity or where we have had a need for specific contractor assistance that Airswift can provide.

You may also be interested in these case studies....

Case Study: Executive Search

Our client, a major player in the gas plant technology and construction industry, was planning to expand its Project Execution and Construction Leadership and needed talent acquisition support.

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Case Study: Singapore Parallel Train

Our client needed skilled and experienced local contractors at short notice, despite talent shortages.

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Case Study: Workforce Recruitment for Chemical Plant in France

Airswift provided a team of recruitment and delivery consultants to assist a chemicals plant in France and mobilise the entire turnaround workforce quickly

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Case Study: Engaged Search for a chemical company in Belgium

One of the world’s top producers of olefins and polyolefins needed a recruitment partner to fill Sales Manager vacancies. Airswift provided an Engaged Search service.

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GETI 2023

The Global Energy Talent Index (GETI)

GETI is an annual energy employment trends report focused on oil and gas, renewables, power, nuclear and petrochemicals.


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