Barnsley is a town of about 75,000 population in South Yorkshire. Roughly speaking it would be the centre point of a circle that passed though Leeds, Sheffield, Doncaster and Huddersfield, each of which is about 14 miles (25 km) away. To its south west is the beautiful Peak District National Park. Barnsley is served by the M1 running north-south, as well as the Sheffield to Leeds railway.
Barnsley was originally a market town and also traveller’s rest location for people moving to and from Leeds and Sheffield, but the discovery of coal and the Industrial Revolution turned it into a powerhouse of productivity. The Barnsley Canal was completed at the start of the nineteenth century, and although it was closed in the mid-20th century (partly due to subsidence from mining, ironically), there is a campaign to get it fixed, dredged and reopened for recreation. Much of the heavy industry has now gone, although one of its specialisms, glassmaking, remains active. A glassblower and a miner appear on Barnsley’s coat of arms.
The town has given us a number of famous people, particularly in sport. Cricket without Dickie Bird and Darren Gough would not be quite the same, and football was made a little more colourful by Mick McCarthey. Perhaps the most famous child of Barnsley, though, is chat show host to the stars of the 70s and 80s, Michael Parkinson.
While Barnsley’s industrial base is a shadow of its former self, it is still possible to find positions in the town. It has a sizeable population and serves a wide area, with no other major settlements closer than the cities of Sheffield and Leeds.
Cast UK’s regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average salary that you can expect to earn. To find out about the positions available in Barnsley, or anywhere else in the country, get in touch today. We work with clients and applicants from across the country, and are committed to filling each position with the best talent possible.
We have a wealth of experience in the procurement, logistics and supply chain fields, so our 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 Barnsley or source a new job in Barnsley then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who are a growing wholesale business, are looking to recruit an experienced Warehouse & Logistics Manager for their site in Leeds.
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension
Our client, a well-established textiles business, is looking to appoint a Merchandiser to join their UK team based in West Yorkshire where you will report into their passionate and dedicated Head of Merchandising.
£25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Car
Cast UK are supporting a well-established Logistics business in their recruitment of a Regional H&S Advisor, who will be based predominantly out of West Yorkshire, but with frequent travel across the network.
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Annual Company Shares
My client has been established for over 15 years as a leading trade-only distributors of IT products, remaining a progressive and innovative business that is always looking for new and unique ways to improve their offerings to customers.
£33000.00 - £36600.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a market leading business, are looking to recruit a Night Shift Manager to join their growing team in Yorkshire.
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
A brilliant opportunity has arisen to join a global business based in the Bradford area as a Buyer.
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global business based in Leeds as a Buyer on a 12 month FTC with possibility of going perm.
£30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Our client, a market leading retailer based in Liverpool, is looking to appoint a Merchandiser to join their growing team.
£23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Cast UK are looking to recruit a talented Buyer for a growing manufacturing business based in the Wrexham area.
£28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Our client, a fast paced high street retailer, is looking to appoint a Junior Merchandiser to join their growing head office team based in London.