Situated in the north-west of England and sharing a border with Scotland, Lancashire, North Yorkshire, Northumberland and County Durham, Cumbria is one of England's largest ceremonial counties and it includes settlements like Carlisle, Penrith and Kendal.
Throughout the region's history it has mainly been a rural location known for its stunning mountains and lovely towns and villages. It contains the Lake District National Park and those seeking vacancies in Cumbria will certainly enjoy having this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty right on their doorstep.
People have been living in Cumbria for thousands of years. The Castlerigg stone circle was built by Neolithic people around 3200 BC, while later inhabitants included the Romans, Angles and Vikings.
By the 19th century, mining had become an important part of the local economy, producing iron ore and coal, while a number of slate quarries established during that time are still in operation today.
These days, there are many large companies based in Cumbria, while plenty more have large facilities in the area. Many of these employers are based in manufacturing - in industries ranging from petrochemicals to food manufacture, steel production, paper making and packaging.
Just some examples include Sealy Beds, Corus, The Stobart Group, Kimberly-Clark, Carr's, McVitie's, Nestle, Heinz, Lakeland and GlaxoSmithKline.
Here at Cast UK, our team of recruitment consultants have extensive knowledge about the logistics, supply chain and procurement sectors. Indeed, we can help you find your next role in Cumbria, or anywhere else in the country - whether you're ready to take the next step on the career ladder, or are simply looking for new experiences and responsibilities.
What's more, our regional experts can provide information on everything from the employers in a particular area, to the best place to live and the salary you can expect to receive.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Cumbria or source a new job in Cumbria then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£30000.00 - £35000 per annum
Our client, who is a leading Retail Distribution business, is looking to source a Stock Manager based at their Coventry distribution site.
£30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a leading temperature controlled logistics provider, is looking to source an experienced and dynamic Warehouse Night Shift Manager, to be based within its Lancashire operation.
£45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Our client, who is a leading organisation within their sector, has an immediate requirement for a Transport Manager.
£40000.00 - £45000 per annum
Our client, a major blue chip business, is looking for a highly competent Transport Manager to join one of their fast paced operations.
£20000.00 - £25000 per annum
Our client, a global home textiles business, is looking to appoint a Merchandiser to join their UK team based in Manchester.
£27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Our client is a fast growing FMCG business based in North West London whom are currently looking for an Assistant Procurement Manager.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car
Cast UK have been instructed to source an experienced Contract Development Manager on behalf of one of our key clients.
£35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Our client is a fast growing FMCG business based in North West London whom are currently looking for a Demand Planning expert.
£40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are working with a growing business in the Swindon area who are looking to identify talented purchasing professionals to join their Purchasing team on an initial 12 month contract basis.
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
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