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Wakefield suffered catastrophic economic times when the mining and manufacturing industries declined in the late 20th century but it has gone through a massive regeneration to bring it back to life as an economic force within the north. It's been helped by its geographic location, tucked inside the shoulder of the M62 and the M1. The good links with the northern industrial belt stretching from Liverpool to Leeds have encouraged business to set up home in Wakefield, particularly in the distribution sector with Argos, Asda and Morrisons having warehousing in the area.

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  • Supply Chain / Customer Service Administrator Total Jobs
    • £20000 - £25000 per annum
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    ...Supply Chain / Customer Service Administrator, Wakefield, Salary £20k - £25k, 25 Days Holiday, Free Car Parking, Contributory Pension Scheme An outstanding opportunity has arisen to work for our client based in Wakefield. The successful Supply Chain... more details

  • Sales Administrator Total Jobs
    • £17,000 per annum
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    ...Sales Administrator £17, 000 Wakefield My client based close to Wakefield city centre is recruiting an experienced Sales Administrator to join their busy team. Working as part of a team you will be responsible for: Providing an efficient customer... more details

  • Project Operations Manager Adzuna
    • £25000 - £30000 per annum
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    ...Project Operations Manager Wakefield Salary: £25, 000 - £30, 000 Job ref: 915942 I am working with a forward thinking and renowned Charity based in Wakefield who are currently seeking an experienced Project Operations Manager to join... more details

  • Architectural Revit Technician CV Library
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    ...My client based in Wakefield are looking for a qualified Revit Technician due to an expanding workload and repeat commissions. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years UK experience as an Architectural Technician, must be fully proficient... more details

  • Purchase Administrator Adzuna
    • From £16,500 to £16,500 per annum Potential bonus earnings of £2,000
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    ...Purchase administrator opportunity Our white goods client in the Wakefield area is looking for an experienced purchasing administrator to join a small but busy office team. This role will be a full time temporary position to start in November... more details

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Public Sector

Part of the town’s success is down to its designation as the administrative sector for the region, including the 'five towns' of Normanton, Pontefract, Featherstone, Castleford and Knottingley. You'll find the base of many public sector employers here, including Wakefield Council, West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire Service, Probation Service and National Offender Management Service. But manufacturing still remains a significant player -as does health and retail.

Careers Tip!

Multifuel Energy Ltd are building a £300m multi fuel power plant at Ferrybridge, near Wakefield which is likely to generate thousands of jobs. Watch out for a chance to join this project in the early stages and develop your career in the energy sector.