Home to a number of cities and towns, including Birmingham - often called Britain's Second City - as well as Coventry, Stoke-on-Trent and Wolverhampton, the West Midlands has long been a centre of industry and commerce for the UK and it's an ideal location for anyone seeking jobs.
During the Middle Ages and throughout the Industrial Revolution, Coventry was known for producing wool and cloth. Meanwhile, other parts of the region were known for their metalwork - Birmingham for its small arms and Wolverhampton for locks, ironmongery and brass work.
In addition, the West Midlands region was a prime source of raw materials like coal and iron ore, something that became increasingly important throughout the 18th and 19th centuries.
As time moved on, the focus of the region shifted and car manufacturing overtook the other industries, while bicycle production was also a large part of the local economy for many years.
Today, the West Midlands area is home to a number of tech companies, as well as food and beverage manufacturers, with Nikon, Hitachi maxell, Fujitsu, Muller Dairy Ltd, Bulmers Cider, Cadbury UK, Marmite, Coors Brewers and Bird's Custard just a few examples.
Other brands that call the area home include Michelin Tyres, Dechra Pharmaceuticals, Volvo Group UK and the National Express Group.
If you're seeking jobs in the West Midlands, look no further than Cast UK. As one of the country's leading recruitment specialists for procurement, supply chain and logistics roles , we can help you find a vacancy that suits your skills, qualifications and career objectives.
In addition, our team of regional experts have significant knowledge about their areas of expertise, and can provide you with advice about the job market and potential employers in a particular place.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within the West Midlands or source a new job in the West Midlands then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£28000.00 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
This leading manufacturer and distributor, is looking to recruit a experienced Buyer with a passion for technology.
£70000.00 - £90000 per annum + Package
Leading and managing a teamEstablishing seasonal strategies and range plansWorking closely with marketing and visual merchandising teams to maximize promotional discountsWorking with suppliers and taking responsibility for ensuring good price negotia...
£70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are currently supporting a well-established Logistics business in their recruitment of a General Manager to head up their site in Coventry.
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Our client, who is a leading global manufacturer based in the Midlands, is looking to appoint an experienced and motivated Production Planning / Supply Chain Manager.
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global manufacturing business based in Leicestershire as a Senior Buyer.
Up to £38000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Cast UK are currently supporting a growing Logistics business in their recruitment of a Senior Driver Trainer.
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
ransport PlannerMerseyside£30,000- £35,000 + BenefitsKey ResponsibilitiesPlanning routes across a national networkDealing with any issues or queries that arise on shiftTransport administration, ensuring compliance at all timesDriver managementExecu...
Cast UK are currently supporting one of our prestigious clients with the recruitment process of a Shift Manager for their fast paced operation based in Lancashire.
Our client, an established retail / wholesale business based in Hertfordshire, looking a customer service coordinator to join an established team within the operations.
£26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are supporting our client, who is a growing Distribution business with the recruitment process of a Transport Manager based at their operation in Lancashire.