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.
Cast UK are delighted to be recruiting a Transport Supervisor for one of our key customers based in Basingstoke.
£27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Our client, a utilities business based within Reading, are looking for a GIS Analyst to join an established team and provide vision and insight to frontline operations.
Up to £32000.00 per annum
Our client is an international Pharmaceutical Manufacturer whom are currently looking to add into their Procurement team.
£32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
My client is a leading Automotive manufacturer in Lancashire and an opportunity has arisen for a Quality Manager to join the team.
£25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Pension
Our client, who is a leading logistics distributor, is looking to recruit an Logistics Co-ordinator / Operative to work in there busy depot.
Up to £20000.00 per annum
A global manufacturing business in the Manchester area is looking to appoint a Customer Supply Planner to join their busy Customer Service team on a 6 month basis.
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Based in Warwickshire, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced Freight Manager (road and sea freight).
£38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are currently supporting our client, who is a well-established retailer, in their recruitment of an Operations Support Manager based at their Distribution Centre in Cheshire.
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Cast UK are currently recruiting a Production Shift Manager for our prestigious client based in Milton Keynes.
£90000.00 - £120000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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