Engineering

Engineering entry-level salaries have increased 4% since last year

Graduate engineers’ pay rose 4% since last year

By Matt Atherton

Engineering graduates could expect “good salaries”, claimed engineering consultancy firm adi Group, after latest figures revealed entry-level graduates’ salaries have increased 4% since last year.

Engineers have seen a rise in their pay since 2015, according to EEF

Food manufacture engineers see 4% boost to pay

By James Ridler

Pay for engineering graduates – including those in the food and drink industry – has risen by 4% since last year, according to a new report from EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation.

Studying STEM subjects will help youngsters get on in life, said education secretary Nicky Morgan

Nestlé backs maths/science plan to lure engineers

By Michael Stones

Nestlé is backing a new three-year plan, called Your Life, designed to encourage school children to study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM subjects) in preparation for a career in manufacturing.

McCain's apprentice Charlotte Linford meets George Eustice, food and farming minister last week during his visit to McCains' Peterborough factory

Food industry co-operation key benefit of apprenticeship week

By Michael Stones

Two key achievements of National Apprenticeship Week were to foster industry co-operation on the campaign to attract more youngsters and to focus the government’s attention on the sector, says the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

Close in for the s-kill

Close in for the s-kill

By Freddie Dawson

With an image problem and an ageing workforce, how can the food and drink sector resolve its impending skills crisis?

Men of many parts

Men of many parts

By John Dunn

With the increased reliance on automation, today’s food manufacturing engineers have to be multi-skilled multi-taskers. John Dunn reports

Holistic design doubles output

Holistic design doubles output

Rockwell Automation's new mechatronics solutions portfolio consists of software, motion control products and support. The aim is to provide a forum...

Unite to fight job blight

Unite to fight job blight

By Rod Addy

In the second of a two-part series covering the food and drink industry's recruitment crisis, Rod Addy looks at engineering roles

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