Who we are


Bachmann Recruitment are a recognised leader in the field of Personnel Management, Marine Recruitment Services and Training to the marine and offshore industry.

Bachmann Recruitment Limited was first launched in August 2002. We now have over 20,000 seagoing and shore-based candidates registered on our database from all over the world. We pride ourselves on being able to provide a consistently high level of service irrespective of our clients' size, location or operation.

The relati­on­ships we have built with our candidates and clients are very important to us. We feel these relati­on­ships are imperative to ensure their
requ­ire­ments are met with the upmost care and profes­si­onalism, especially in a crewing emergency.

We are pleased to offer the following services:-

Recruitment and Placement

Through our advertising, interviewing and selection services we are able to source quality temporary and permanent placements for deck, engineer, medical, hotel and catering officers and ratings including professional yacht crew.

Crew Management

Our mission at the Bachmann Recruitment is to make the life of the Vessel Operator as easy as possible by delivering a Personnel Management service tailored to suit the individual company re­­qu­­ire­­men­­ts.

Every company has slightly differing requirements and we at Bachmann Recruitment take the time and trouble to discuss a client's exact needs to ensure that the service provided is of the highest quality.

Crew Training

With our brand new, state-of-the-art training facility, we are extremely passionate about the range training courses that we are able to offer.  We offer a wide range of courses provided to the highest possible standard to suit each individual clients' needs. We are able to provide all statutory training courses ensuring full compliance with STCW95. This includes the maintenance of all training records.

Payroll Admi­nis­tra­tion

Utilising some of the leading payroll software available, the payroll section of our sister company, BachmannHR Group, handle thousands of payments each month, totalling over US$ 1 billion per year.

They are proud to have a dedicated team of highly experienced and know­­led­­ge­­ab­­le payroll specialists who are responsible for running payrolls at varying frequencies. These include weekly, fortnightly, monthly, four weekly and lunar.

BachmannHR Group operate payrolls in many different currencies including US Dollar, Euro, Danish Kroner, Norwegian Kroner, Canadian Dollars, Australian Dollars as well as South African Rand..

Bachmann are also fully MLC compliant, meaning they can offer any of the 9 social security chapters of the MLC to all crew regardless of crew members nationality, flag of vessel or domicile. In addition, they are able to offer benefits to crew members' families.

They utilise up to 5 different payroll software systems, two of which recently won awards for best payroll software providers (large and small category) at the UK National Payroll Awards.

We are always happy to adapt the services that we provide to suit the operating requirements of our clients. We are incredibly passionate about what we do and this is reflected in our company's ethos – “You don’t build a business. You build people and then people build a business”.