Revealed: 29 March, 2023
Producing and engineering employers in Leeds are staying urged to nominate outstanding more youthful talent from amongst their own organisations for an awards initiative that is now in its 2nd year.
The Leeds Producing Pageant Awards aim to recognize and recognise the achievements of the industry’s subsequent generation of soaring stars and prospective organization leaders.
The awards, which will consider position in Leeds on 20 April, have been introduced in 2022 to emphasize the successes and achievements of young folks currently doing the job in production and engineering. They also goal to encourage the various modern day occupation alternatives on supply in a sector that is experiencing a severe shortage of new employees with the ideal expertise and specialized skills.
Entries are for the Leeds Producing Festival Awards are now open and close 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 enterprise that has been exceptional in attracting and nurturing gifted youthful personnel.
Ben Wilson, chair of Leeds Producing Alliance and director of Leeds-based glass reinforced plastic moulds company MPM, stated: “Leeds Producing Festival is all about highlighting producing as a immensely rewarding marketplace to perform in and attracting the upcoming era of talent to the sector.
“As with the outstanding young personnel who had been selected to acquire final year’s awards, I know that this year’s winners will also be superb job models and ambassadors for Leeds’ manufacturing sector and for the competition, helping to spread the information that production is a fantastic put to operate and with a vast selection of vocation possibilities on provide.
“The awards had been a standout aspect of the 2022 Leeds Manufacturing Pageant and this year’s occasion guarantees to be even bigger and much better than ever. We’re urging manufacturing employers to place forward any more youthful staff users that deserve recognition for their contribution to the business enterprise.”
“Manufacturing is a great vocation choice and we hope that the awards will help to highlight that, together with all the other events that are using place around the study course of the festival.”
Entry sorts for the Leeds Production Pageant Awards can be identified on the pageant web page and entries should be been given by 3 April. The awards ceremony will consider place on 20 April, hosted by MPM.
Now in its sixth yr, Leeds Production Competition runs until eventually July. This year’s occasions incorporate manufacturing ‘treks’, in which school and higher education students visit factories across the town, as nicely as live careers panels and a professions showcase connecting all-around 20 producing businesses with Leeds pupils.
The festival is sponsored by Leeds Town College or university, engineering and production recruiter E3 Recruitment, and Following Gen Makers, which runs a benchmarking and accreditation scheme for manufacturing and engineering apprenticeships. It is organised by the Leeds Producing Alliance and supported by Leeds Town Council, Leeds City Location LEP, Leeds Chamber and the Forward Partnership.