In recent years, England’s North West region has expanded into various exciting new business sectors, and currently stands out as a centre for many of today’s leading technology firms. Long-established as one of the UK's premier business hubs, it was historically known as a centre for engineering, textiles and shipping, as well as the coal mining and footwear industries. The North West now hosts over 350,000 companies, including over 1,700 premier overseas-owned organisations. According to The Financial Times, three quarters of the paper’s leading 100 companies are based in the region, including Siemens, Astra Zeneca and Jaguar. The area’s expansion also offers countless professional options for those seeking employment opportunities.
Fanuc Corporation is known worldwide for manufacturing superior robotics and renowned as a global producer of industry’s most sought-after computer numerically controlled equipment. CNC originated from single-machine robotic use, and with continuous adaptation, these complex machine systems currently comprise entire factory systems in many companies, with over 250,000 robots installed worldwide. Fanuc consistently employs trained personnel in a wide range of positions, including sales, marketing, secretarial, administrative, customer service, call centre and related positions at the office end. Demand for Fanuc machines and whole-factory systems means constant employment openings continue to arise in the North West.
There are also many well-paid CNC openings with opportunities for growth in the research and development arenas. Such positions inspire upward mobility for those helping produce today’s most sought-after machines, now used in a wide range of industries, from aerospace and automotive to pressing and forming, production of marble, glass, wood and composite materials. Fanuc trains technicians to build, manage and operate all of its products, including simple CNC products and scaling up to full-factory systems that use complex parts and machines like 5-Axis machining and other cutting-edge technologies and programmes. Skilled operators of digitally controlled servo and spindle motors are needed worldwide, with positions open in many area operations. Over 2.2 million CNCs are now used around the globe. so the need for capable technicians who seek stable and upwardly mobile growth continues to expand.
With economies tightening worldwide, Fanuc-trained staff are in high demand in a broad array of industries.Indeed, Fanuc’s expansion has created an abundance of options for potential employees and machine operators are used in such fields as food and beverage, alternative energy parts and systems, aerospace and defense, pharmaceutical and medical production. The company is known for its thorough and industry-lauded systems, in-depth product knowledge, continuing education and customized training. It also offers on-site training to enable staff to meet customers’ needs as they change in today’s rapidly evolving business and technological environments.
The North West region boasts a range of choices for families desiring to relocate, whether to upbeat urban dwellings or relaxed rural locations. Employees can live close to work in vibrant rural areas with constant entertainment and cultural attractions available, or opt to grow their families in a more sedate and rural setting,which are abundant across the region.