At the eastern side of the London conurbation, just to the south of the Thames, a few hundred metres of agricultural land separate the city from its neighbour Dartford. As the crow flies, Dartford is about 14 miles (23 km) from the centre of London. The M25 cuts right through the middle of the town and becomes the Dartford tunnel if you’re heading north (anticlockwise) or the Queen Elizabeth Bridge if you’re heading south (clockwise). Interestingly, the tunnel and bridge are not technically part of the motorway – they form the A282 so that vehicles not permitted to use the motorway can use them – so the M25 is not a complete loop.
Dartford has a long industrial history, with brewing, paper-making, cement making, lime-burning, chalk mining, chemical manufacturing and heavy engineering all going on, with a ready market just up the river in London. However, as the twentieth century wore on, most of these industries died out and Dartford’s service sector got stronger, alongside plentiful light industry. Nowadays there are several trading and industrial estates around the town, and the old Blue Circle Cement factory was demolished and the land used for the huge Bluewater shopping centre. Next to the river is Littlebrook oil-fired power station.
With plenty of industry sill in existence in the town, fantastic connections and one of the UK’s largest shopping centres on its doorstep, Dartford is a prime location for jobs. It is also a large town, whose population tops 85,000, or 100,000 if the whole borough is taken into account. Opportunities in the logistics sector could hardly be more promising than those presented by Dartford’s profile.
Cast UK are constantly working with procurement, logistics and supply chain clients and applicants from across the country, and are devoted to filling each position with the best talent possible. With decades of experience in the fields between us, Cast UK’s team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy. Our regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average expected salary.
If you’re looking for more information on the positions available in Dartford or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Dartford or source a new job in Dartford then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent 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 warehouse environment.
£25500.00 per annum
Our client, FMCG distribution business, is looking to source an experienced Transport Controller.
£35000.00 - £37000 per annum
A leading distribution customer of Cast UK's is looking to recruit an experienced Regional HR Business Partner.
£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.
£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 Planning Manager.
£27000.00 - £29500.00 per annum + Benefits
Reporting into a Transport Shift Manager, you will be responsible for helping with the smooth running of the busy transport team.
£38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client a leading 3rd party logistics business has enlisted the services of Cast UK to recruit a Transport Manager for one of their sites based in the Hull.
£21000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
A retail business located in North Wales have instructed Cast UK to recruit an experienced Inventory Controller to take part in the following:Providing analysis to support the reforecasting process for estimating potential stock requirementsChallengi...
£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.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a market leader within their specialism, is looking to recruit a customer focused Transport Manager for their fast paced, multi-customer operation based in Lincolnshire.