Facebook - Shropshire Business Twitter - Shropshire Business LinkedIn - Shropshire Business
http://www.whittinghamriddell.co.uk/budget17 http://www.fsb.org.uk/regions/shropshire-herefordshire-worcestershire

50 new jobs at Telford technology company

A Telford technology company is looking to recruit 50 new staff to keep pace with growing demand.

Proto Labs, a provider of technology-enabled, rapid manufacturing solutions, currently has 360 UK-based employees, and is now looking to hire a further 50 people with manufacturing, office and engineering experience to work with advanced, evolving technologies; notably CNC machining and injection moulding. 

Lee Ball, general manager, said: “A business like ours, which stems from innovative foundations, needs quality teams to continually evolve.  With our growth trajectory, we are aiming (or similar) to boost our workforce to help drive the business forward; engineers and designers, and those equipped with STEM qualifications are essential for what we do.

"Our specific requirements are none standard for the manufacturing sector, we offer challenging roles support computerised systems and processes.  Investing in and developing skilled employees is vital to us; particularly as we need specialist expertise to operate our machinery and fulfil our manufacturing processes.”

In-house training and skills development form an integral part of Proto Labs professional development programme. This includes the industry acclaimed ‘Injection Moulding Technician Level 3’ programme, a 12-month course which includes a nationally recognised ‘Certificate in Polymer Processing’ on completion.

The result is qualified trainees who become injection moulding technicians – a highly technical role with a solid career path ahead. Established three years ago, 10 Proto Labs employees have now successfully completed this programme.  In other areas of the company, Proto Labs also offers apprentice placements within finance and maintenance (engineering).

Josie Plant, HR manager at Proto Labs, said: “These vacancies are opportunities to build a successful, long term career at Proto Labs. We are proud of our track record as an employer and determined to build on this in the years ahead as the company grows.  A mix of skills, enthusiasm, talent and ambition are the attributes that drive Proto Labs’ innovative culture, which are vital for the company’s future, delivering world-class services to our customers.”

Proto Labs, based at Halesfield, is the world's fastest digital manufacturing source for custom prototypes and low-volume production parts. The technology-enabled company uses advanced 3D printing,

CNC machining and injection moulding technologies to produce parts within days. The result is an unprecedented speed-to-market value for designers and engineers and an on-demand resource throughout a product’s life cycle.

Visit the company's website for more information.

 

http://www.terry-jones.co.uk

Steel manufacturer has ambitious plans

Firm aims to boost turnover and create new jobs

3rd December 2018

Another big automotive jobs boost for Telford

Austrian manufacturer to take on 100 workers

13th January 2017

Office and industrial park will attract investment

First phase due for completion next year on five-acre site

15th July 2019

Plans to create more than 58,000 jobs launched

LEP unveils ambitious new 20-year blueprint

13th May 2019

£50 million expansion project completed

Yogurt manufacturing facility doubles size of Telford site

25th November 2019

Search on for new economic champion

Marches Local Enterprise Partnership looks for its next leader

10th July 2019

Energy industry suppliers expand

Company takes on additional premises and creates new jobs

26th November 2019

Audio visual experts secure vital funding

Investment brings expansion and warehouse move

18th November 2019

Building grant scheme will create new jobs

More than 260 jobs for the Marches area by 2025

15th November 2019

Plans for Telford care home approved

Jobs up for grabs after permission granted for facility

7th July 2017

Openreach on recruitment drive

BT business network creating 25 jobs in Shropshire 

29th March 2017

Craemer to build new factory in Telford

Move will see up to 70 jobs created by the plastics firm

22nd November 2017

Jobs on offer at diner

US-style restaurant launched in Shrewsbury

7th February 2017

Manufacturers reap rewards of support programme

Initiative sees creation of 54 jobs across Marches

28th March 2018

Priory Nursing Home under new ownership

Investment secures local jobs and gives residents peace of mind

15th November 2018