Women are steering their careers into Manufacturing.

Hush Digital     23rd July 2014

Nifco UK was recently featured in a press release as part of the National Women in Engineering Day 2014.

Nifco UK is committed to developing women in our industry. To date, we have had more than 50 female employees who have completed a VRQ Level 3 Career Advancement and Progression programme designed to support females in realising their full potential in male dominated industries.

Anna Donaldson has been working with Nifco since November 2013 and is one of 17 apprentices currently in the business. Anna is our first Production Engineering apprentice working with Kevin Hannant’s Production Engineering team, she is also undertaking a BTEC in Mechanical Engineering at Middlesbrough College.

We are also pleased to welcome Ashley Tonner to our Engineering Department, Ashley graduated from Leicester University in 2012 with a degree in Aerospace Engineering, Ashleigh has spent 2 years on a Graduate Programme working for Darchem Engineering as a Manufacturing Engineer. Ashley will predominately be responsible for the introduction of new Ford power train projects.
Mike Matthew’s stated ‘Along with Anna and Ashley, it is a joy to see people across our site developing their skills and in particular to see more women establishing themselves in a sector that in the past – was predominately male.’