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Manufacturing involves transforming goods, materials, or substance into new products.

The items output by our manufacturing industry are numerous and varied, with raw materials processed into products that often fall within the categories of food and drink, chemicals, rubber, plastics and non-metallic materials, metals, electronics, machinery, and transport.

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  • In the East of England there are 234,000 people employed in Manufacturing
  • £191 billion of outputs accounts for the UK's manufacturing sector
  • The UK's manufacturing sector average wages is 13% higher than the rest of the economy

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Job Ideas for this Industry

• Agricultural Engineer • Quality Control Technician • Motor Mechanic • Production manager • Manufacturing Systems Engineer • CAD Technician • Production worker Manufacturing supervisorAerospace Engineer (For more, check out the Job Areas below)

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Did You Know?
The UK manufacturing sector has 2.7 million employees.

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Production Team Members - Mizkan
Closing Date:
31st May 2024
Salary:
TBC
Location:
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Employer description Mizkan Euro is the European subsidiary of Mizkan Group, a family-owned, Japanese business started in 1804, which is the number one sushi seasoning supplier in the world. Headed by Kazuhide Nakano, Mizkan Group is a global business with ove...
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Electrical Engineering Apprentice - HERMA UK
Closing Date:
31st May 2024
Salary:
£ 12480 per year
Location:
Haverhill, Suffolk
Employer Description HERMA UK Ltd is a world leader in the manufacturer of self-adhesive label application systems. We have a worldwide customer base which consists of Blue Chip companies across a broad spectrum of markets, including the Toiletry, Cosmetic, Ph...
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Accounts Assistant - ARDEX UK
Closing Date:
27th May 2024
Salary:
£20,000-£24,000 per year
Location:
Haverhill, Suffolk
Employer description ARDEX UK dates back to 1960 when a joint venture between ARDEX GmbH and Lafarge, known as ARDEX Surfaces Ltd, was founded in London. The Company sold imported gypsum-based ARDUR flooring products their from offices in Camden High Street. T...
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Apprenticeship Evening (Thetford) Wednesday 27th March
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Event Date:
27th March 2024
Location:
Thetford, Norfolk
Warren Services would like to invite any parents and students to an apprenticeship open evening event. We have Level 2 engineering apprenticeship vacancies available, starting in September 2024.
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An introduction to Apprenticeships Suffolk
We work with aspiring apprentices (anyone 16+) who are ready to take their next step and explore the apprenticeship route whist supporting both the employer and apprentice throughout their journey. We support employers in Suffolk who want to find out more and...
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Apprenticeships
If you are interested in undertaking an apprenticeship with Glazing Vision, please email hr@glazingvision.co.uk
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