A ceremonial and historic county in England, Berkshire is often called the Royal County of Berkshire, due to it being the location of Windsor Castle. It shares a border with Oxfordshire, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Wiltshire and is counted among the Home Counties. It's also an excellent location for those seeking vacancies.
Berkshire is one of the oldest counties in England, with a history going back to at least the middle of the eighth century.
Eton College was established in the 15th century and is one of the most renowned public schools in England. It has educated 19 prime ministers, as well as notable scientists, authors and members of the royal family.
In 1810, the Kennet and Avon canal opened, making it possible to travel by boat from Reading to the Bristol Channel. The building of the railways also helped to further establish Berkshire as an important part of the British economy.
During the Industrial Revolution, the region was known for its large iron works, as well as brewing.
Today, Berkshire is home to a number of big businesses in sectors including confectionary, communications, technology, energy and pharmaceuticals.
Just some of the companies that can be found in the region include Amazon.co.uk, Honda, Panasonic, Siemens, Sun Microsystems, Vodafone, Bayer, LG and Microsoft. There's also a Waitrose distribution centre and the headquarters of NTS Express Road Haulage.
What's more, Slough Trading Estate is one of the largest in Europe, boasting more than 400 companies including Mars, Fiat, Telefonica O2, Ferrari, Fullers Logistics and Black & Decker.
If you're on the hunt for jobs in Berkshire, the recruitment consultants at Cast UK can help.
Our team has extensive experience in the procurement, logistics and supply chain sectors and we will provide you with professional advice to find the right role for your skills and long-term objectives.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Berkshire or source a new job in Berkshire then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
On behalf of our client, a Berkshire based leading FMCG manufacturing business, we are recruiting an experienced Supply Chain professional to become the Supply Chain and Purchasing Manager.
£45000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
An established market leading Logistics business are looking for an experienced individual who has a proven track-record of managing large teams within a fast-paced, busy environment.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a market leader within Waste Management, is looking to recruit a Transport Manager for their operation close to Manchester.
£20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
My client, who are a leading logistics service are looking to grow their Account Manager team.
£32000.00 - £41000 per annum + Additional Benefits
span style="font-size: 10pt;">Supply Chain Analyst (systems implementation)Our client is looking for an experienced supply-chain analyst with an S&OP background to help implement a new MRP system.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Our client, who is a Blue Chip FMCG manufacturing business, is looking to appoint a talented and experienced S+OP Analyst.
£25.00 - £40.00 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leader in the Engineering and Manufacturing industry based in Lancashire as a Purchasing Manager.
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a leading logistics business, is looking for an experienced Contract Manager to join their team in County Durham.
£20000 - £40000 per annum
My client, a market leading trend-led retailer, is looking to appoint a Merchandiser to join their friendly and collaborative team based in Manchester.
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Our client, an established pharmaceutical business based in Coventry, are looking for an experienced supply chain manager from retail / wholesale background.