A&S Recruitment provides affordable and reliable recruitment services, tailor-made to the individual requirements of each client. We specialise in offering recruitment services to the shipping, transport, warehousing and port logistics environments.

Based in Felixstowe, we hold strong local roots which has enabled us to establish superior industry knowledge, excellent contacts, and working partnerships. A&S Recruitment has worked hard to gain an excellent reputation for first class recruitment services to both our clients and candidates.

Our dedicated team of professional consultants have a flexible approach to core needs, an understanding of business pressures and deadlines, and the ability to work in a demanding environment.

Through proactive networking we have gained excellent contacts and are currently working with the largest container port in the UK and one of the principal ports in Europe. Our success has grown through loyalty, many of our customers are companies that have worked with us for years, knowing that they can depend on us.

By understanding the needs of our clients, we are consistently successful at placing the right person in the right position.

Meet the team

Amanda Harrold

Managing Director

Amanda has a leading role in running and motivating the day-to-day business and workforce. She provides training and development opportunities for the team to grow personally and professionally, which in turn grows the business and identifies the market potentials.

Amanda has a strong track record of practical experience within the recruitment industry, she has worked across different levels with small and large organisations in the shipping and logistics sector, and brings a varied skill set to the table.

Amanda is responsible for managing the shipping and commercial sectors for both permanent and temporary roles.

Leanne Gittins

Operations Director

Leanne manages the operational aspects of the business, as well as overseeing the day-to-day management of the driving and industrial sectors for both temporary and permanent roles. She is responsible for all tenders and has been successful in securing long standing contracts with large companies such as The Port of Felixstowe, CEVA Logistics, and James Kemball & Wincanton PLC.

Confident at working with people of all levels, Leanne has excellent communication skills and a proven record of providing first rate service in various industry sectors. She is able to develop business strategy and deliver the highest standard of provision of services.

Suzie Sharpe

Contract Consultant

Suzie is a key account co-ordinator for the Port of Felixstowe contract, responsible for the day-to-day logistic support on the contract, while providing analytical monitoring in order to keep our clients updated with key performance indicators and employee statistics.

Sadie Ray

Finance Manager

Sadie provides invaluable administrative and accounts management, overseeing our weekly payroll, PAYE, and all other accountancy tasks.

Sadie has previously worked in the waste management services industry and brings a wealth of experience to the table. She also assists with registering candidates and undertaking reception duties.

Poppy Yeo

Recruitment Consultant - Driving and Industrial Sectors

Poppy specialises in the efficient and precise placement of key personal in the driving and industrial sectors. She is responsible for the day-to-day logistic support and works closely with clients and candidates to match their needs and staffing requirements.

She also supports Suzie in monitoring and statistics for the Port of Felixstowe contract.

Taegan Johnson

Compliance and Admin Manager

Taegan provides vital compliance and administrative support to all members of the team.

Ensuring all registering and existing candidates are fully compliant and able to work, chasing up drivers for up to date licences and booking medicals. Her role varies greatly, so keeping the behind the scenes activity running smoothly. Taegan is also in charge of all social media.

Contact a member of the team today