The Kent town of Ashford was traditionally a market town and stop-off point for London to Folkestone or Dover travellers. Although it has a moderately large population of around 65,000, it is by far the largest settlement for 20 miles in any direction, and remains an important shopping town in the region, especially now that it has a designer outlet to accompany its several shopping districts.
It is the railways that have played the largest part in Ashford’s history since the nineteenth century, however. The town served as an important hub for trains to London (50 miles, or 80 km, to the north west), Tonbridge, Hastings, Folkestone and Canterbury and this brought trade and population to the town. But Ashford’s link with the railways became international when it was made a stop on the Eurostar line to France in 1996. The town now has at least five distinct trading and industrial estates, some of which are located there mainly thanks to its excellent links with London and the Continent.
Ashford has always been a busy town but the Eurostar line coming to town has made it a key element in Britain’s transport infrastructure. Ashford is also well connected by road, with the M20/A20 that links Folkestone/Dover and London passing by Ashford’s eastern borders. This all adds up to a positive picture for anyone seeking jobs in Ashford or the surrounding area.
If you’re looking for more information on the positions available in Ashford or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer. Cast UK are constantly working with procurement, logistics and supply chain clients and applicants from across the country, and are devoted to filling each position with the best talent possible. Our regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average expected salary.
With many years’ experience in the fields covered, Cast UK’s team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Ashford or source a new job in Ashford then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance
Our client, who is a well-established Logistics business, are looking to recruit a Transport Manager for their operation based in Wakefield.
£20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus + benefits
My client, an established and growing online retailer, is looking to appoint an Assistant Merchandiser to join their head office team based in Burnley.
£25000.00 - £40000 per annum + 50% bonus
Contribution to development of strategy for brands / categories, including consumer and business planning to address markets in both areas.
£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, an established FMCG business based in Berkshire, are looking for an experienced end - end supply chain manager, ideally coming from an FMCG background.
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Our Client, a rapidly growing Food / Drinks Manufacturer are currently expanding their operations within the UK and as such are in looking for passionate and enthusiastic individuals within supply chain to join the team.
Cast UK are currently supporting a growing Logistics business in their recruitment of an Account Manager, to join their Commercial team at their operations in Wembley.
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Our client, a hospitality business based within South East England, are looking to add a demand planner to their supply chain team.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global business based in Cheshire as a supply chain assistant.
Up to £32000.00 per annum
Our client is an international Pharmaceutical Manufacturer whom are currently looking to add into their Procurement team.