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At the heart of Ipswich's economic success is its geographical location. The Suffolk county town is situated at the point the River Orwell joins the estuary leading to the North Sea. So it's not too surprising that its role as a distribution centre has led to the myriad of jobs employing the city's 130,000 residents. The port handles three million tonnes of cargo each year and the goods are distributed around the UK via the rail network or the key transport links of the A12 and A14. The other major port of Felixstowe is a short distance up the coast and London is just an hour away. It's estimated that one in four people in Ipswich are employed in the distribution industry - and many of the others are employed in support industries such as admin, finance and IT.

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  • pub/restaurant manager Caterer.com
    • From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum plus tips
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    ...Personality Plus manager for our new refurbished site in south Ipswich Suffolk. This delightful village pub/restaurant requires a special kind of manager with a good outgoing personality and strong leadership who can make it the hub of the community... more details

  • PRODUCTION OPERATIVES REQUIRED Total Jobs
    • £7.5 per hour
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    ...Tennial Personnel are seeking Temporary ongoing FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATIVES to work in a busy food manufacturing company based in Ipswich hours include 6am – 2pm & 2pm - 10pm Monday to Friday with the occasional Saturday shift (optional ) Rotating... more details

  • Branch Sales Manager based in Ipswich Jobsite
    • £28,000 - £35,000 + Comm / Bonus
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    ...We are looking to fill the position of Branch Sales Manager for one of our clients located in Ipswich. Within the role you will be responsible for: - Managing a team of 3/4 individuals. · Overseeing all hire agreements and branch operations... more details

  • Health Care Assistants & Support Workers Jobsite
    • £8.75 per hour
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    ...Are you a passionate Care Assistant or Support Worker in Ipswich area of Suffolk who is looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference to the people you support? We are looking for caring, compassionate individuals to provide... more details

  • CPCS Telehandler Jobsite
    • £15.00 - £18.00 p hour
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    ...Job Title: CPCS Telehandler Type: Temporary (4 Weeks) Location: Ipswich Salary: £15-£18 P/h My client is currently looking for a CPCS Telehandler to work on a commercial site based in Ipswich. Your role will be to assist all tradesmen on site... more details

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Ipswich Essential Jobseeker Information

Agriculture

Farming has always been a key industry and the landscape that inspired artists such as Constable attracts thousands of tourists each year, not least to the annual Suffolk Agricultural Show.

Technology

The area has a growing sector of new technology. This was spearheaded by the world famous BT Research Laboratory which opened there in 1975. Adastral Science Park is now home to dozens of companies including Arqiva, Fujitsu, Ericsson and Cognisys.

Service Sector

Ipswich's workforce need 'down time' and the leisure industry in the town also provides many opportunities for employment. The shopping centres of Buttermarket, Tower Ramparts and Tavern Street's 'Golden Mile'. Theatres, cinema, restaurants, pubs and other service sectors all make tempting job opportunities for either part-time workers or those seeking a career in leisure.