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Siemens today (October 26) released the latest major batch of jobs as part of its huge investment in Hull. Siemens said well over 90% of employees hired so far live within a 30-mile radius of Hull and 10% of recruits were women, higher than in similar manufacturing and engineering environments where the proportion of female employees is typically below 5%. Siemens also said it hopes to increase this percentage during the remaining phases of recruitment.
The National Training Academy for Rail (NTAR), in partnership with Siemens, South West Trains (SWT) and Fareham CEMAST, is among the first to have adopted the Rail Engineering Technician ‘Trailblazer’ Apprenticeship Standard. The new Standard forms part of the highly successful Siemens-SWT apprentice training programme, now in its third year, with the first cohort due to enroll this month.
Siemens, the leading supplier of automation equipment, has announced the award winning Multi-Carrier-System (MCS), its Industry 4.0-ready linear motor track system, jointly developed with Festo. Winner of two 2016 PPMA Industry Awards for Most Innovative Automation System and Partnership of the Year. The MCS delivers unparalleled levels of flexibility and can be easily incorporated into existing processing and packaging environments.