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Wincanton, South West Employment Information

Wincanton Overview The town of Wincanton is located in the southwest of England, on the edge of a wide valley known as ...

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Wincanton Overview

The town of Wincanton is located in the southwest of England, on the edge of a wide valley known as the Blackmore Vale. Economic sectors such as manufacturing, retail and wholesale are known to provide many Wincanton jobs, and the high quality living and attractive surroundings make this Somerset town a great place to work in. Average rent costs come to £668 pcm in Wincanton (home.co.uk), a town where there is plenty to see and do. Attractions nearby such as the Haynes Motor Museum and Longleat Safari Park provide an enjoyable escape from work activities, while travelling further afield is easy thanks to strong A303 links.

Wincanton Job Opportunities

Wincanton is home to a number of large businesses, including logistics company Wincanton PLC, food producer Watchbell and garden machinery manufacturer Rochford (Somerset Council). Retail, wholesale and manufacturing provide the most Wincanton jobs, and in total there are over 300 private companies located in the area. operations and logistics jobs at businesses such as Wincanton PLC may become available in this well-connected town, demanding skills in problem solving, quick thinking and driving. In retail, customer service and sales jobs at the likes of Morrison's, a significant employer on the border of Wincanton, will test skills in listening, commercial awareness and patience.

Wincanton Employment Trends

Employment trends from the Office for National Statistics show that 79.3% of people in Somerset, Wincanton's county, were employed from July 2014 to June 2015, which is an increase of 0.8% on the period from April 2014 to March 2015. This news should provide encouragement for those looking for Wincanton jobs, but it's still important to remain focused on developing skills and impressing recruiters. A recent boost for the town came with the announcement that food ingredients producer Jardox had bought a site in Wincanton, where they will begin production in the near future.

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