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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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  • Recruitment Consultant Total Jobs
    • Up to £18,000 per annum
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    Drivers Direct Recruitment LTD are an employment agency who are currently recruiting for a Recruitment Consultant to work out of our Derby Branch. We  are one of the leading suppliers of temporary staffing solutions within the transport and haulage... more details

  • Professional Services Developer Total Jobs
    • £34000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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    Professional Services Developer - Derbyshire - £ 35K (DOE) + Benefits I am currently recruiting for a Professional Services Developer to join a fantastic growing international company based in the heart of Derby. My client is the global leader in... more details

  • Business Administration Apprenticeship Total Jobs
    • From £3.30 to £5 per hour
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    We are looking for an enthusiastic person who would like to work as an Apprentice. As part of a team you will develop your Administration and Customer Service skills through the apprenticeship programme and learn many new skills through your job... more details

  • Pastry Chef
    • From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum Plus Tips and Live in
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    Pastry Chef - £20-24, 000 doe – Village location –commutable from Derby, Burton & Notts areas – Quality fresh food destination Pub/Gastro– this role would suit an experienced Pastry Chef looking for their next role. Our client is a destination... more details

  • General Manager - Revolution Bars - Derby
    • £30k - 35k per year
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    General Manager - Revolution Bars - Derby Salary £30, 000 - £35, 000 + 30% bonus Would you like to be a General Manager for one of the Sunday Times Top 100 companies to work for? Revolution Derby are recruiting for a General Manager. Revolution... 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.