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 working with one of our key customers as they look to recruit and Assistant Financial Controller for the operation in Berkshire.
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a market leading business, are looking to recruit a Night Shift Manager to join their well established team in Merseyside.
£50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Our client, an established retail business, is looking to appoint a Senior Buyer to join their close-knit head office team based in the North West.
£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
A leading e-com retail and manufacturing business are looking to recruit a Buyer to support the procurement for a variety of categories.
£22000.00 - £26000 per annum
Our client, an established retailer based in the North West, is looking to appoint an Assistant Merchandiser to join their friendly and supportive Merchandising team voted 'team of the year' in 2018.
£55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who are an established business based in Cheshire, is looking to recruit a Logistics Operations Manager.
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefit
Our client, an established FMCG business based in Birmingham are looking for an experienced supply chain manager.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Our client, a leading Manufacturing Distribution business who are currently witnessing a period of sustained growth across their UK operations.
£22000.00 - £25000 per annum
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£20000.00 - £25000 per annum
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