Growth in UK manufacturing is forecast at 2.4% putting the industry well ahead of other European markets.
Currently the 11th largest manufacturing nation in the world, the UK is a strong contributor to this £6.7tr global economy. The UK manufacturing industry directly employs approximately 2.5 million people, makes up 10% of UK GVA and 54% of UK exports.
The UK still ranks 2nd globally in aerospace manufacturing despite the decline which has taken place since the 1970s. In the automotive industry the UK exported a record-breaking 84% of its production in 2011 and average annual productivity increased by 3.6%.
At Huxley Engineering we have been supporting clients in the Manufacturing industries since 2002 providing recruitment solutions across Design, Quality, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Operational management, and senior management positions.
Working with SME's up to bluechip, and from component manufacture up to complete system design & Manufacture, our specialist teams have developed a thorough understanding of a manufacturing environment, including specific technical, experiential, and cultural requirements and so are ideally placed to source and match the best candidates for each role or project. We have a well-deserved reputation for being able to find the most difficult to find candidates, even when our competitors have failed.