Business expansion
United Kingdom
Yorkshire and the Humber; East Riding and North Lincolnshire; Kingston upon Hull
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacturing Of Machinery And Equipment
Manufacture Of Machinery And Equipment N.E.C.
28.11 - Manufacture of engines and turbines, except aircraft, vehicle and cycle engines

140 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
26 October 2016
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Siemens wind turbine manufacturing facility in Hull has announced the creation of a further 140 jobs. The site, which opened in September 2016, currently employs 650 staff. The jobs have proven very popular, with the company having received over 22,000 applications so far. Over 90% of the successful applicants have been people from the local area - within a 30 mile radius of Hull. The company also commented on the gender balance at the factory; 10% female employment is approximately double the average proportion in large scale engineering and manufacturing, according to the company. As of November 2016, it is not know when the new jobs will be implemented by. In July 2015 and in June 2016 the ERM has previously reported on job creation at the Hull site. 


  • 26 October 2016: BBC Website


Eurofound (2016), Siemens, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 89052, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/89052.