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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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  • Aftersales Advisor - Automotive Total Jobs
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    Our client is looking for an aftersales advisor to join their team in Corby, reporting directly to the depot manager. The postholder will be responsible for the smooth daily operation of the Service Reception working within a strong team environment... more details

  • Senior Sales/Key Holder//Supervisor, Corby LUXURY BRAND Competitive hourly rate depending on expereince FULL TIME 40 hour contract Are you looking for a new opportunity with a globally recognized LUXURY brand - this beautiful store is Corby is... more details

  • Quality Controller Total Jobs
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    Quality Controller Location: Corby Salary: £8.33 per hour Similar job titles: Quality Assurance - Quality Auditor - Quality Inspector Quality Controller job purpose To audit and monitor compliance against Quality Management systems and GMP, ensuring... more details

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    Financial Analyst Food Utopia started trading in August 2014. Their site in Corby (previously Solway Foods) has grown significantly over the last 2 years. They have had huge successes with their customers across retail, food service and brands,... more details

  • Labourer (Career Structure::CON4/CON_MP3) Career Structure
    • £9.58 per hour
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    McGinley are looking for a general labourer to work on a project in Corby Ideal candidate must have experience in an similar role and be able to commit to the duration of the project Pay Rate : £9.58 CSCS card is essential must be able to... 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.