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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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  • General Manager-Distribiution 75k Total Jobs
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    Leading retailer in Food is now recruiting a General Manager. The Ideal candidate will have at least 8 years experience within distribution gained within a FMCG environment. You will be responsible for this 375.000 square foot semi Automated... more details

  • Assistant Site Manager Career Structure
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    Assistant Site Manager Corby Temporary to Permanent £20 - £22 per hour I am currently recruiting on behalf of a leading national housing developer for a project based in Corby. As an Assistant Site Manager you will be responsible for: Overseeing... more details

  • Assistant Manager, New Restaurant Concept, Corby Caterer.com
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    Assistant Manager, Fantastic New Restaurant Concept, Corby Our client is looking for a Assistant Manager in Corby for a Fantastic New Restaurant Concept that recently opened in Corby. Following the success of this opening they are looking for... more details

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    Position: Business Manager Location: Corby Salary: Competitive + bonus We are currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity to join our growing Corby based client as a Business Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting... more details

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    Established furnishing store with several branches is looking for an outgoing and experienced Sales Consultant to operate between three branches. Based in the Corby Store you will be required to cover Northampton and Leicester store when required.... 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.