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A powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution, Derby has developed into a thriving base for modern industry and commerce. The city is at the heart of Derbyshire and a key employment hub for the area.

Once a centre for the UK railway industry, this area still has strong links with this sector and there are several railway engineering and transport companies providing local employment. The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has its headquarters at The Wharf and other railway businesses include Bombardier Transportation, which manufactures rolling stock and the Delta Rail Group, which supplies software and technology to the railway industry.

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    An exciting opportunity to join a leading Derby based client on a Permanent basis as a Business Support Administrator. - Support the directors to manage the regional managers with their team and monitor performance and competency. - Analyse and... more details

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Derby Essential Jobseeker Information


Anyone seeking employment in retail should take a stroll around the three main shopping areas, the Cathedral Quarter, St Peter's Quarter and the enormous Westfield Shopping Centre. All the major high street chains are here and it helps if you know British Sign Language as Derby has a large number of deaf residents.


Several companies provide environmental testing services and health and safety advice. One of the biggest is Scientifics Ltd, which provides local jobs in everything related with environmental consultancy and emissions monitoring.


Two of the most important employers are Rolls Royce and Toyota. A range of jobs in aero-engineering is provided by the large Rolls Royce plant, which manufactures and tests aircraft engines. The Toyota factory employs many local people on its car production lines.