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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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  • Parts Administrator Total Jobs
    • £18k - 22k per year
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    ...Parts Administrator Wakefield WF2 Commutable by car from : Wakefield, Leeds, Barnsley Salary sought: £18, 000 - £21, 000 dependent on experience Hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm Benefits: 25 days holiday plus bank hols, work wear provided, auto enrolment... more details

  • Distribution Manager (Retail / Wholesale) Total Jobs
    • Competitive
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    ... of nationwide customers that include public houses, restaurant chains, the leisure industry, schools and professional caterers amongst many.  Position: Distribution Manager  Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire  Salary: Competitive  ROLE:  The Distribution... more details

  • Sales Support Advisor Total Jobs
    • £15000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
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    ...Hays Office Support | Sales Support Advisor | Wakefield Hays Office Support are currently working with a brilliant company in Wakefield who are looking to recruit a Customer Service and Sales candidate to work in a fast paced and rewarding role... more details

  • Assistant Manager Caterer.com
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    ...Assistant Manager – handmade burger Co Would you like to be an Assistant Manager for handmade burger Co.’s  Trinity Walk, Wakefield''s  Restaurant? We are looking for a proven and enthusiastic Assistant Manager to join the team. As an Assistant... more details

  • Room Cleaner Fixed Term 16 hours per week Adzuna
    • 15000OFA
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    Room Cleaner Fixed Term 16 hours per week - 15000OFA Job : Housekeeping Primary Location : GBR-West Yorkshire-West Yorkshire-Hollins Hall Marriott Hotel & Country Club Organization : Marriott Hotels Resorts Position Type : Non-Management/Hourly... 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.