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The UK Ports and Logistics sector is massively important to the UK economy, it is the industry that gets food to the supermarkets, products into shops, petrol to the garage, transports oil and gas to heat your home and even helps you move house.

Shipping and Logistics in Suffolk is a huge business and employs in the region of 15,000 people (2013; including lorry driving, loading, dock work, and strategic operations. The Port of Felixstowe is Britain’s biggest and busiest container port and one of the largest in Europe and it is right on your doorstep!

Suffolk’s ports are critical to the UK economy and their proximity is a key advantage for many businesses across the county backed by a fast-moving logistics network. The Ports of Felixstowe, Ipswich and Lowestoft play a vital role in the county’s economic growth whether exporting grain, importing building materials or servicing offshore windfarms. The Haven Gateway ports, shipping and logistics has an annual turnover of approximately £3 billion and indirectly employees 32,200 people across the sub region, which is 11.3% of jobs in the sector.

The Logistics industry is facing a problem, it needs more people and is facing an acute skills shortage which is where you come in, have a look to see what is waiting for you!

Did You Know?
The Port of Felixstowe is Britain’s largest and busiest container port.

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Port Marine Operations Apprentice (Ipswich)
Closing Date:
31st May 2019
Salary:
£15,355.00
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
This apprenticeship enables a person to enter the Port Work Environment and work towards leader or member of a port marine operations team. Outside working in all weather conditions, supporting the different aspects of the Marine Teams in the safe passage of v...
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Apprentice Business Administrator
Closing Date:
31st May 2019
Salary:
£157.50 - £225.00
Location:
Thetford, Norfolk
This is an exciting role working in a fast-paced environment, with a friendly team. There is the opportunity to learn all aspects of Business Administration. The role will be filled with a variety of different duties which will enable you to discover your full...
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Vehicle Technician
Closing Date:
1st July 2019
Salary:
To be confirmed
Location:
Bressingham, nr Diss, Norfolk
Wyatt Engineering are a small independent vehicle repair workshop working on all makes of cars and light commercials All aspects of car and light commercial maintenance, servicing and MOT work, including diagnostics To apply please send your CV by email to wya...
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Environmental & Logistics Operative Apprenticeship
Closing Date:
24th May 2019
Location:
Gorleston, Norfolk
The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of around 230,000 people in the Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and Waveney areas. The Trust provides an integrated hospital and community children’s service.
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Property Department Apprentice
Closing Date:
7th June 2019
Salary:
£153.85 - £307.69
Location:
Felixstowe, Suffolk
An opening for an enthusiastic person looking to progress within a fast growing commercial property department facilitating the needs of our own business depots. Training will be given both externally (for AutoCAD) and on the job.
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Apprentice Body Shop Painter/Panel Beater
Location:
Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill, Suffolk
Drive Vauxhall in Bury and Haverhill are seeking a young person to train as a Body shop Technician Entry requirements include grade C (4) in English and Maths Competent use of IT equipment Motivation and enthusiasm and a full UK driving Licence Apprenticeshi...
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