Manufacturer ramps up recruitment for new £17m facility

Compressor manufacturer Lontra has started the first phase of its recruitment drive for its new £17m facility in Doncaster.

The facility, supported by £7m funding from South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority, will undergo a fit-out over the next six months.

Lontra has partnered with Elevation Recruitment Group, who will manage the recruitment process for the Doncaster site.

Steve Lindsey, CEO of Lontra, said: “Lontra’s success is absolutely rooted in our people. Our core culture is one of openness and fairness and we strive to maintain this as every person at Lontra is a key part of driving towards our goal of becoming a global industry leader.”

John Bohan, senior director at Elevation Recruitment Group, said: “Partnering with a company that has such an incredible reputation in the engineering & manufacturing space is something, I personally take with great pride.

“The expertise and networks we have across the specialist sectors required for these roles, will enable us to find the most valuable people for Lontra.”

Chris Dungworth, head of serviced at Business Doncaster, said: “As part of the support we have provided to Lontra throughout their significant move to Doncaster, we are delighted to be able to promote new quality vacancy opportunities to local residents through our Advance team and the Gateway East Academy.”

The first phase of the recruitment campaign will include the search for a HR Manager, Facilities Manager, Purchasing Manager, QHSE Manager, Supply Quality Engineer, Buyer, Quality Engineer, IT Support, Production Supervisors, Teams Leaders and Skilled Operatives in Machining, Assembly and Testing.

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