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MEGA is an industry-led collaborative network working together towards a common goal. Our mission is to promote the manufacturing and engineering sector as a source of high-value, long-term employment and to create transformational career opportunities that deliver skills for life.

 Whether you are a student contemplating a career in manufacturing and engineering, a parent or teacher trying to guide pupils to making the right career choices, an employee interested in reskilling or an employer seeking to address your own workforce pipeline, MEGA has the tools and resources to help.

 

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Did you know

Approx. 2,200 advanced manufacturing, materials and engineering (AMME) companies are based in Northern Ireland.

The sector employs over 46,000 people and is worth approximately £3.2 billion to the local economy, accounting for around 8% of our economic output.

LATEST NEWS

Mega Conversations Podcast | Episode Two

Mega Conversations Podcast | Episode Two

Fantastic insight into the world of industry and economics with Gareth Hetherington MBE, Ulster University, Economic Policy Centre and Darragh Cullen, Managing Director of EDGE Innovate. An invaluable abundance of information provided in our latest ‘Engineering Mega...

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MEGA Career Choices in The Manufacturing Sector

MEGA Career Choices in The Manufacturing Sector

Watch the MEGA network’s careers video for schools. Find out about one of Northern Ireland’s most exciting and dynamic sectors; Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering. Hear from local companies and their employees about the vast array of jobs within the sector and the...

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Apprenticeship Roles at Tobermore 2022

Apprenticeship Roles at Tobermore 2022

Tobermore have grown from a small family run aggregate firm, to a £50+ million business, supplying products across the UK and Ireland. Find out more about roles at Tobermore here: https://www.tobermore.co.uk/careers https://youtu.be/5-AzSXyG0KI

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Proud to Employ a Diverse Workforce | East Timo

Proud to Employ a Diverse Workforce | East Timo

Do you want to work in an industry with a vast array of job roles, good pay and receive quality training? Do you want to work in a company that employ people from diverse countries? Mid Ulster manufacturing and engineering companies are proud to employ a variety of...

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Engineering MEGA Conversations

Engineering MEGA Conversations

Tune into Mega’s First Ever Podcast Series: ‘Engineering MEGA Conversations’ The podcast series is being launched to speak directly with people who are interested in the sector for whatever reasons. We couldn’t think of two better people to kick off our first episode...

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Celebrating National Engineering Day

Celebrating National Engineering Day

This gives us a great reason to celebrate all the wonderful work that is going on within the Manufacturing & Engineering sector in Mid Ulster. With so many issues currently impacting on business and (as a result) the wider economy we wish to highlight, in this...

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Irish News Awards

Irish News Awards

An amazing night was had at The Irish News Awards! A night to celebrate our Industry/Education initiative and thank our fantastic MEGA Ambassadors.  Our MEGA table was different from all the others: it was made up of people from a variety of companies all working...

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