Manufacturing is the production of goods from the beginnings as raw materials to after sales services. Manufacturing today is usually high-tech production on a large scale.  Most manufacturing processes are automated to ensure products meet quality standards and can be produced in large volumes to meet demand. Advanced manufacturing involves the use of technology to improve products and processes.


There are over

Employed in this sector in the Humber

This accounts for over


Of employment in the region

Did You Know?

Manufacturings approx national wage average is
higher than the whole economy average.

Of people employed in the sector are women nationally

Nationally only
of the workforce is aged 16-24
Manufacturing workers often work shifts 24 hrs a day 365 days a year
The Humber’s Green Port Hull development will benefit the Humber’s manufacturing economy, Green energy is the most talked about aspect of the Humber green economy.
Manufacturing of Chemicals and pharmaceuticals is prominent in the Humber

Will there be opportunities available?

of manufacturers plan to recruit an engineering apprentice in the next 12 months.
Manufacturing is creating high-skilled jobs; the sector needs
science, technology and engineering professionals to replace those leaving the industry by 2020

Manufacturing workers often work shifts 24 hrs a day 365 days a year

Employment trends for the Humber show that this is an increasing sector for employment

The following links give examples of some of the larger companies operating in the area:

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