Rising stars of manufacturing and engineering to be celebrated in Leeds awards

Rising stars of manufacturing and engineering to be celebrated in Leeds awards

Manufacturing and engineering businesses in Leeds are being urged to nominate remarkable more youthful expertise from among their very own organisations for an awards initiative that is now in its next yr.

The Leeds Producing Pageant Awards aim to recognize and recognise the achievements of the industry’s up coming generation of increasing stars and probable organization leaders.

The awards, which will choose put in Leeds on 20 April, ended up released in 2022 to highlight the successes and achievements of more youthful individuals previously doing work in manufacturing and engineering. They also purpose to encourage the diverse modern-day career alternatives on give in a sector that is experiencing a severe lack of new employees with the appropriate expertise and specialized qualifications.

Entries are for the Leeds Manufacturing Pageant Awards are now open up and near on 3 April. This year’s awards categories are ‘apprentice of the year’, ‘rising star of the year’, ‘future leader’ and the new ‘employer of the year’ group, recognising a business enterprise that has been fantastic in attracting and nurturing gifted younger workers.

Tyra Jones from Sulzer pumps receives an award from Laura Rogers of E3 Recruitment at the Leeds Manufacturing Festival Awards 2022&#13
Tyra Jones from Sulzer pumps receives an award from Laura Rogers of E3 Recruitment at the Leeds Production Pageant Awards 2022&#13

Ben Wilson, chair of Leeds Producing Alliance and director of Leeds-centered glass strengthened plastic moulds manufacturer MPM, explained: “Leeds Producing Festival is all about highlighting production as a greatly fulfilling sector to function in and attracting the upcoming generation of expertise to the sector.

“As with the outstanding more youthful workforce who were selected to get last year’s awards, I know that this year’s winners will also be excellent job types and ambassadors for Leeds’ manufacturing sector and for the festival, supporting to unfold the concept that manufacturing is a terrific put to operate and with a wide variety of career solutions on supply.

“The awards ended up a standout feature of the 2022 Leeds Producing Competition and this year’s function claims to be more substantial and superior than at any time. We’re urging producing businesses to put ahead any more youthful group members that should have recognition for their contribution to the business enterprise.”

“Manufacturing is a wonderful occupation preference and we hope that the awards will aid to spotlight that, together with all the other occasions that are using location about the course of the competition.”

Entry kinds for the Leeds Producing Competition Awards can be observed on the competition web site and entries have to be received by 3 April. The awards ceremony will just take place on 20 April, hosted by MPM. 

Now in its sixth calendar year, Leeds Production Competition runs until eventually July. This year’s events include production ‘treks’, where faculty and college or university learners stop by factories throughout the city, as effectively as reside professions panels and a careers showcase connecting close to 20 producing employers with Leeds students.

The competition is sponsored by Leeds Metropolis School, engineering and production recruiter E3 Recruitment, and Next Gen Makers, which operates a benchmarking and accreditation scheme for manufacturing and engineering apprenticeships. It is organised by the Leeds Production Alliance and supported by Leeds City Council, Leeds Town Region LEP, Leeds Chamber and the Ahead Partnership.

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