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TECHNICAL ENGINNERING JOBS Discover how you could land an electrifying career in the UK's thriving manufacturing industry WORDS: Jessie Bland | PICTURES: Shutterstock A BRIGHT SPARK T he UK is the world’s seventh largest manufacturer and the industry is vital to the British economy, employing 2.25 million people in England. Manufacturing and Production Engineers are responsible for designing, developing, providing and maintaining the machinery, tooling, processes, and equipment needed to manufacture a product. If you want to work in manufacturing and construction, then you’re in luck because this diverse industry is full of career opportunities: you could find yourself employed in anything from engineering design and development, and production engineering, to related business functions such as marketing, sales, and customer service. What’s more, employers are constantly on the lookout for talented and creative individuals to join them. Over the next five years, Britain's engineering and manufacturing companies will require an additional 170,000 employees. As the industry grows, and new technologies and materials (and the processes used to create them) are developed, more skilled workers will be needed to meet this demand. 117

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Jobs and Careers - Hilary Devey 2013

Ed's letter
Meet Hilary
Dress for success
Bags of style
Onwards and upwards
The path to enlightenment
On the job
Under operation
Under assessment
Question time
Rising up the ranks
Law and order
Make your search social
On the books
Getting graphic
Sowing the seeds
Making contact
On the move
Going green
Get the cogs turning
Building it up
On the factory floor
Engineering change
Take it up a gear
A rainy-day career
Bank on it
Full house
Talk shop
A clean slate
Hungry work
Quench your thirst
At your leisure
All's fair and square
Head in the clouds
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