Why You Should Look For A Job In Manufacturing

At Prestige we’re always looking for both unskilled and semi-skilled industrial and manufacturing workers to join our team. Contrary to popular belief, the manufacturing industry is one of the largest in the UK directly employing over 2.7 million people (source.)

There are a whole host of advantages to and reasons for working in an industrial or manufacturing role. In this blog, we’ll take a look at some of the reasons why you should look for a new job in manufacturing.



How big is the manufacturing industry in the UK?

There’s a common misconception that the manufacturing industry in the UK is considerably small compared to other industries, but it actually makes up for a large proportion of work in the country. Infact, the manufacturing industry has an economic output of £192 billion each year, making us the 10th largest exporter in the world. It also makes up for 66% of the UKs research and development investment.

Our largest manufacturing focus is on transport, which accounts for 25.5% of total manufacturing, followed by pharmaceuticals. See more statistics on the manufacturing industry from Make UK.


Benefits of working in the industrial and manufacturing industry

There are plenty of key advantages to working in the industry and we’ll go over some of the top reasons to get into the industry and manufacturing industry here;

  • Wide job variety - working in an industrial or manufacturing job gives you the opportunity to work in a wide range of different roles and manufacturing positions. There’s always plenty of potential to progress and switch up what you’re doing so you can learn new skills and stay engaged.
  • Great sense of achievement - one of the best things about working in a manufacturing job is that at the end of the process, there is often a tangible product. It’s a satisfying feeling when a product makes it to the end of the manufacturing line and you know you had a key role in producing it.
  • It’s a growing industry - if job security is a concern of yours, the industrial and manufacturing has you covered as it is a continually growing industry. As new technologies are developed, there’s a need for more manufacturing workers - so it’s a safe place to start a career.


Employment with Prestige Recruitment

At Prestige, we’re 100% committed to supporting our candidates. offering an ethical, professional recruitment service from the moment they step through our door.

Additional information about the way we work, our industry accreditations, awards and association memberships can be found at https://www.prestige-recruitment.com/about-us

Alternatively, for more about how we can help you find your next employees, please contact your local Prestige Recruitment office inHull, Norwich, Leeds or Huddersfield.


Posted: Fri 15 Nov 2019
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