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.
£65000.00 - £70000 per annum
Cast UK are currently seeking a General Manager on a high profile contract.
£24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a leading 3rd Party Logistics provider, working within the FMCG/ Retail sector, is looking for someone with experience working with Manhattan WMS to join their logistics team.
£35000.00 - £50000 per annum
Our client is a very exciting FMCG business with some serious plans for growth based in Central London.
£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Keep the Fresh Food department one step ahead of our competitors, introducing new products, negotiating exclusive products and the best possible terms.
£60000.00 - £65000 per annum
A multi temp distribution business of ours has enlisted the services of Cast UK to recruit a Depot Manager for one of their sites based in Lancashire.
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
My client, a leading branded luxury retailer is looking for a Luxury Watch Buyer to join their Head Office team.
£40000.00 per annum + Car + Bonus
An experienced Business Solutions Manager is sought by one of Cast UK's global customers.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, a global manufacturing business in the Manchester area, is looking to appoint a Senior Demand Planner to join their established Supply Chain Team.
£28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a leading wholesale business, is looking to recruit an experienced Service Delivery Manager for their operation in South Yorkshire.
£60000.00 - £65000 per annum
Cast UK are currently seeking a General Manager for a leading 3PL in the East Midlands.