The Somerset city of Bath is a place with at least two remarkable historical periods that resonate today: the Roman and the Georgian. It was a popular Roman spa town, called Aquae Sulis, and its Roman baths not only survive to this day, they are still used, both by locals and by the many tourists who visit the city, usually as part of spa treatment. The second great era was the Georgian period, when the city regained its reputation as a spa city, and much of its iconic architecture was built, including the impressive Royal Crescent. A notable inhabitant of Bath was Jane Austen; there’s a museum dedicated to her in the city, although she notably never liked the place!
Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Bath did have quite an important manufacturing sector, its closeness to the major port of Bristol being an important factor. As the twentieth century drew on, however, the city became rather gentrified and started to focus more on tourism, and the manufacturing sector suffered. Today many of those who work in the city have to commute from outside because of property prices.
Some industries are successful in the city, however. Publishing in particular is doing well, with Future plc, owner of over 150 magazines, being based there, as well as some book publishers such as Parragon and the mail-order company House of Bath (now owned by JD Williams). Tourism remains its greatest single employer, with restaurants, guest houses, hotels, museums and the like enjoying almost year-round visits. Although the city proper has a population of around 90,000, the area as a whole is home to close to 170,000, making it a thriving place. It is not unusual for positions to appear in Bath, partly due to this large population and tourist requirements.
If you’re on the lookout for more information on the positions available in Bath or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer. Cast UK’s regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average expected salary. We never stop working with procurement, logistics and supply chain clients and applicants from across the country, and are dedicated to filling each position with the best talent possible. With a wealth of experience in procurement, logistics and supply chain, Cast UK’s team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy, so get in touch today!
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Bath or source a new job in Bath then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are looking to recruit an experienced Category Manager for one of our leading customers who is an established FTSE 100 business.
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
My client, a trend and design led retailer is looking for a strong Online Trade Manager to join their team.
£35000.00 - £40000 per annum
Our client, a market leading retailer, is looking to appoint a Merchandiser to join their head office team based in Liverpool.
£22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are supporting a well known General Haulage business with their recruitment process of a Transport Planner at their fast paced operation in Penrith.
£24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Our client is a successful national business based in the Cheshire area, looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Buyer to support their established team.
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a growing General Haulage business, are looking to recruit an experienced Transport Planner.
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Our client, a leading manufacturer based in Leicester, is looking for an experienced, confident and successful Quality Manager to join their team.
£20000.00 - £25000 per annum + CIPS + Benefits
Our client, one of the UK leading manufacturing businesses is looking to recruit an experienced, forward thinking Assistant Buyer.
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading business based in the Wigan area as a Buyer in their Purchasing team.
£23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a world leading manufacturing business based in Manchester as a Buyer.