Manufacturing professionals are in high demand, so if you want to secure the best talent for your team, look no further than Hays. We work with top manufacturing talent and have hundreds of brilliant professionals on our books, ready and waiting to join your organisation. So, whether you're seeking those at director or manager level, or those who work in design, production and quality assurance, we're confident we can help. From manufacturing director jobs to general manager and manufacturing manager positions, across manufacturing operations management and so much more - we've got you covered.

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Your manufacturing recruitment questions, answered

What is most important to manufacturing professionals when considering a job?

According to research we carried out for our Salary and Recruiting Trends Guide for 2022, the benefits that most workers want are: flexible working; support with mental health, training and wellbeing support; and on-site subsidised facilities.

What kind of upskilling do manufacturing professionals want to see being offered?

Manufacturing employees most want to develop their skills in: people management, communication and interpersonal problem-solving, the ability to learn and critical thinking. Offering your workforce ways to improve their techniques in these areas is a great idea - we recommend seeing what Hays Thrive can do for you.

Is it better to look for temporary or permanent manufacturing staff?

That depends on your workplace, workload and what projects you need support with. For busy periods that have a clear end date, you could consider recruiting temporary staff to support; but for longer, ongoing tasks, you may want to consider permanent hires.

Why should I use a recruitment agency such as Hays to search for manufacturing staff?

We're experts in recruiting manufacturing professionals and understand exactly what your workplace requires. We'll be able to lead your staff search, advise you on any questions you might have, and work with you on your hiring strategy. For more information about what we can do for you, see our employer services hub.

How can my workplace attract more diverse candidates for manufacturing roles?

There are many ways to attract different types of candidates, and working with a recruitment agency like Hays is just one of them.

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