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Manufacturing and Engineering in Humber

Facts & Figures

58,000 people employed in the Humber
£4.8 billion contribution to the Humber’s economy
17% of Humber’s workforce

The Humber region is home to a diverse base of advanced manufacturing and engineering operations including those allied to its historic strengths in shipbuilding, leading steel manufacturing, healthcare technologies and is currently being transformed by the rapid developments and large scale investment in offshore wind power.

Today’s manufacturing jobs look a lot different than they did 20 years ago. Now, they’re increasingly high-tech. They blend engineering skills, like industrial design and quality control with traditional manufacturing skills like welding or machining.

Are you a naturally good fit for working in manufacturing?

Communication Skills To work with team members and clients from all backgrounds, as well as follow and deliver instructions
Problem solving To identify when certain processes are not working well and why. This includes the ability to ask questions and correct weaknesses
Analytical skills To figure out how systems work and how certain aspects of working conditions, operations, and environment may affect the outcome of projects
Computer application experience To effectively use computers that work with CAD/CAM technology, CNC machine tools, and computerized measuring machines
Mechanical and technical skills To safely operate specialized machinery such as drill presses and milling machines, as well as properly handle metalworking or other complicated processes
Manual dexterity and accuracy Is also essential for many manufacturing jobs involving hands-on production and accuracy

Local Manufacturing and Engineering Jobs

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These are some of the companies in Humber operating in manufacturing and engineering

Local Manufacturing and Engineering Apprenticeships

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Local Manufacturing and Engineering Courses

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