Situated in north-east Hampshire, less than 50 miles from London and just 16 miles from Reading, Basingstoke is a lovely town that has expanded significantly since the end of the 20th century. Today, it offers a variety of possibilities for those seeking vacancies.
With its beginnings as a Saxon village, Basingstoke was a fairly large settlement at the time of the Domesday Book, with a population of around 200, three water-powered flour mills and a weekly market.
By the 13th century, this population had nearly tripled and the town was granted a charter in 1257 - at the time, its economy mainly relied on the production of wool and cloth.
The railway arrived in Basingstoke in 1839, simplifying transport and trade between the town and London, as well as offering connections the following year to Winchester and Southampton.
Later in the 19th century, Thomas Burberry set up his first shop in Basingstoke, and his brand grew to become a household name - one which continues to be known for its luxury fashion and tartan pattern, although the company is now headquartered in London.
These days, Basingstoke is an economic hub and home to the UK headquarters of a number of large financial, insurance and technology companies - including Motorola, Sony Professional Solutions, Sun Life, The Automobile Association and ST Ericsson. Meanwhile, pharmaceuticals facilities are operated by the likes of Mercona, Valeant, Steris, Shire and Biomerieux.
To find out more about the opportunities available in Basingstoke - or anywhere else in the UK, get in touch with Cast UK today.
Our team of recruitment consultants have unrivalled knowledge of the procurement, logistics and supply chain industries and we are dedicated to helping clients fill each vacancy with the best talent possible.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Basingstoke or source a new job in Basingstoke then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£30000.00 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Our client is a leading global supplier to the retail sector based in Surrey.
£60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
My client, a leading niche gifting and clothing retailer is looking to recruit a Multi Channel Trade and Planning Manager into their team.
£65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car
Our client, who is a subsidiary of a leading Logistics business is looking to recruit a dynamic General Manager for their operation in Merseyside.
Up to £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK's client, who are enjoying a successful period of growth, is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of a General Manager - Operations.
£23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a market leading FMCG business, are looking to recruit Stock Control Supervisors.
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Our client, a global manufacturing firm based in the Manchester area, is looking to appoint a Production Planner to join their existing supply chain team.
£25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a market leading business, are looking to recruit a Night Operations supervisor to join their growing team in West Yorkshire.
£40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Relocation
Our client, a leading manufacturer in Automotive and Aerospace , is looking to recruit a Senior Buyer based in East Anglia.
£50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
A highly pro-active, investagitive, healthcare/pharmaceutical procurement professional is urgently required for a particularly unique and exciting sourcing role.
£27000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Our client, a successful and growing business in the Chester area, is looking to appoint an HR Officer on a 6 month basis to support the team during a busy period.