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Think of Sheffield and you can't help but think of steel. The city was founded on iron and steel during the industrial revolution. But you'd be wrong if you thought that industry has declined or even ceased in recent years - in fact more steel is being produced now than at any time in its past. But the industry has changed. What was once a labour-intensive industry now uses automated processes and the city concentrates on specialised steel products that makes best use of the knowledge base at its disposal. And the city has led the world in a whole new industry of advanced manufacturing and material technologies. There is, however, much more to Sheffield than manufacturing.

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  • Quality Manager Total Jobs
    • From £8.88 to £9.86 per hour
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    ...Quality Manager Salary: £8.88 - £9.86 per hour Duration: Temporary 1 month to start ASAP Working hours: Mon – Thurs 8.15 – 17:00, Fri 8.15 – 14.45 Forde Recruitment is looking for a Quality Manager to work with our client in Sheffield on a temporary... more details

  • Materials Planner Total Jobs
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    ...Materials Planner BLUM39166 Competitive Salary Sheffield Our client is a global leader in the manufacture, distribution and sale of coatings and related products. Over nearly 150 years, their Company has not only grown to be the largest producer... more details

  • Commerical Administrator Total Jobs
    • £7.75 per hour
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    ...Commercial Administrator Sheffield (S1 2BQ) £7.25 per hour Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm Start date : ASAP This is a Temp-Perm role JOB DESCRIPTION: The key functions are analysing data from spreadsheet and producing reports from the data... more details

  • SALES ADVISOR – Robins & Day Sheffield Adzuna
    • £18,000-£22,000pa basic + £32,000 OTE
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    ... the outstanding service our customers have become accustomed to. Our product is at its strongest and includes industry leading technologies. SALES ADVISOR – Robins & Day Sheffield Core Responsibilities As a Sales Advisor you must be driven to exceed customer... more details

  • Customer Sales Advisor - temp Total Jobs
    • £7.20 per hour inc sales bonus
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    ... are a leading call centre based in Sheffield. If you are currently available for work and would like to pick up extra work on a short term basis, we''d love to hear from you! The Role: You will be handling customers phone, TV and Broadband packages. speaking... more details

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Service industries

More than 80 per cent of the workforce in and around Sheffield is involved in the service sector. This has been the major growth area for the city in recent years and its geographic location in South Yorkshire makes it ideally placed for national companies looking for a central service office. The city's biggest private employers is HSBC with Aviva and Lloyds also being in the 'top ten' employees. This means thousands of jobs in the finance and business sector - what many more in the support industries. Capita, the business outsourcing and recruitment company, also employs more than 3,000 staff.


In the centre of Sheffield is the Digital Square Mile where you will find companies such as ZOO Digital, Sumo, PlusNet, Technophobia and Jennic. It's perhaps no surprise that you can look to Sheffield for such industries which combine the best in precision engineering with the skilled knowledge workforce generated by the colleges and universities in the city.

Business support

Find a career in the support industries that all companies need to survive: IT, accounting, legal, human resources, catering and many more. From the small consultancies employing just two or three people to the large support offices with dozens of staff, you'll have plenty of scope for a rewarding career.