Manufacturing is second only to Information & Communication in the top ten sectors which most require job applicants to have specific digital skills - particularly those in relation to digital tools, programmes and software.
The rise of the ‘connected worker’ could help end the skills drain being accelerated by an ageing workforce, according to the boss of one of the world’s leading providers of industrial innovation technology.
Leading British supercar maker, McLaren Automotive, is on the hunt for new starters in composite materials manufacturing to help launch a £50m innovation and manufacturing facility in the North of England.
The Manufacturer is building on its commitment to supporting UK businesses plug the skills and talent gap by joining forces with Trust Hunter Ltd (Hunter) to develop and deliver talent solutions to the UK manufacturing industry.
To stimulate an adequate supply of trained engineers into industry, we need to radically change the way we teach, train and develop people at every stage of their lives. A new study proposes such a vision and offers a roadmap for how to get there.
Dr. Susan Scurlock MBE, and CEO of educational body Primary Engineers, believes inspiring a love of learning, exploring, creating and innovation in young children is the best way to encourage and develop the next generation of manufacturers and engineers. Neil Fullbrook reports.
Keith Bevan, Head of Manufacturing and Training at the National Physical Laboratory, reveals how NPL provides training and upskilling opportunities, making lifelong learning an indispensable part of the UK’s industrial and manufacturing sectors.
The ability to successfully develop and manage a move to cloud-based infrastructure, and adequate cyber security competencies are the two digital skills that senior business figures believe their organisation most lacks.