An administrative county of England that was abolished in 1974, East Suffolk was combined with West Suffolk and Ipswich to form the new county of Suffolk in East Anglia.
Evidence from archaeological sites suggests that people have been living in the region since the Neolithic Age. It was also occupied by the Romans for around 300 years. One of the most important ancient sites in the UK - Sutton Hoo - dates from the 6th century and contained an Anglo-Saxon ship burial and a number of other artefacts that are now on display at the British Museum, in London.
From the Middle Ages, the region's economy was mainly based on building boats, as well as rope and sail making. During the 16th and 17th centuries, East Suffolk also relied on salt making and the wool trade, while a number of mills were also opened, at least one of which was operated by the tides and is still in working order today.
These days, East Suffolk's economy is mainly service-sector based. The Port of Felixstowe is the UK's largest container port, while companies based in the area include Birds Eye frozen foods and OrbisEnergy.
To find out more about the opportunities in East Suffolk, contact Cast UK today.
Our team of recruitment consultants specialise in the procurement, logistics and supply chain sectors and we have an extensive understanding of the various employers and qualifications that are required for each vacancy.
We'll work with you to find the right role for your skills and abilities and we can also provide advice on how to get your career on the right track. In addition, our regional specialists can give you information on the level of salary you can expect to receive in a particular location, as well as who the top employers are.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within East Suffolk or source a new job in East Suffolk then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£40000.00 - £47000 per annum + negotiable
Our client, a successful pension scheme provider based in the North West is looking to appoint an IT Project Manager work between the PMO and Business Change function.
£90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are currently recruiting for a highly skilled Project Director for a Market Leading FMCG business based in the North West.
£30000.00 - £40000 per annum + negotiable
Our client, a global sourcing and manufacturing solutions provider based in the South East is looking to appoint a Project Engineer (Project Manager) to project manage the implementation of NPI products and systems.
£33000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Based in Coventry, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced Transport Shift Manager.
£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.
£65000.00 - £70000 per annum
Cast UK are currently seeking a General Manager on a high profile contract.
£35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Car
Our client, who is a leading wholesaler is looking to source an experienced Regional Health & Safety Manager for a section of their distribution network.
£35000.00 - £50000 per annum
Our client is a very exciting FMCG business with some serious plans for growth based in Central London.
£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
My client, a highly reputable luxury retailer is looking for a Childrenswear Buyer to join their London based team specialising in Designer Childrenswear on a 12 month maternity contract.
£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.