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This growing town in Northamptonshire has a population of 61,300 people, which is the fastest growing population in England. The town was once known as "Little Scotland" as a result of the numerous Scottish migrant workers who came here for its steelworks. In fact, almost 20% of the current population was born in Scotland giving the town a unique culture.

The town is located along the A43 and is just ten minutes from the A14 at Kettering. It is situated within two hours drive of four international airports: Birmingham, Luton, Stansted and East Midlands. A train station was opened in 2009, with services to London St Pancras. The Willow Place shopping precinct was opened in 2007, and subsequently the nearby Parkland Gateway development was built, including an Olympic sized swimming pool and civic hub. The nearest universities are the University of Northampton, the University of Leicester and De Montfort University in Leicester.

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  • Warehouse Operatives - Corby, AM or PM, M-F+OT Total Jobs
    • From £7.50 to £11.25 per hour +TL benefits package (discounts, voucher
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    Templine Employment Agency are recruiting for Warehouse Operatives to work on full time, long term basis in our client''s Eurohub in Corby. Our client are the fastest growing supply chain management business with over 20 years industry expertise.... more details

  • Vehicle Prepper Jobsite
    • £11.29 - 11.29 per hour + bonus
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    Igloo Automotive are currently looking for experienced Vehicle Preppers to work for our client - a major Automotive Logistics company. The role will involve sanding down panels using different grades of paper, masking vehicles up ready for paint,... more details

  • Goods in Customer Service Clerk Jobsite
    • £18000.00 - £21k pa
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    My client based in Corby is a global manufacturer and supplier of branded and own label, high-quality and energy efficient lighting products. Technical Consumer Products designs and develops its leading edge products, which are then manufactured in... more details

  • Retail Customer Service Agent Total Jobs
    • £7 - £8 per hour
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    Seeking a customer service agent to work in a corby based retail outlet, working 16 hours per week on the shop floor, aiding customers in their purchases, giving advice, and being helpful. If you are confident in dealing with the general public and... more details

  • Team Leader 3 - 36 hours per week - £892 - £921 per hr Adzuna
    • £8.92 - £9.21 per hour
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    Shaw healthcare are currently recruiting for a Team Leader to deliver a quality of care and support to our service users in line with our care principles of ''wellness, happiness, and kindness'' you will also lead a team of support workers to ensure... more details

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Corby Essential Jobseeker Information

Manufacturing

Employment in the town is very strongly biased towards manufacturing, and this sector accounts for over a third of jobs in the town, twice that of the national average. Most industry is focused in industrial estates located on the outskirts of town, including the manufacture of Fairline Boats. RS components and Amy's Kitchen, as well as Weetabix Limited, are the other main companies based here. Steel is still manufactured here, but not on the same scale as at its peak in the 1960s.

Economy

A survey by Oxford Economics found that Corby was the least likely to suffer from an economic downturn. This is due to the manufacturing-centred economic profile of the town. A total of 64% of the town’s population is employed in the vulnerable service sector, much lower than the national average, and unemployment is also low at three per cent. While manufacturing offers a range of jobs on the operations side, you should also consider entering companies in the finance, HR, marketing or sales departments.