During the post-war period as Britain was faced with rebuilding millions of shattered homes and re-housing their inhabitants, a radical solution was to build a series of new towns. Most cities of the UK have some form of new town within them or in their orbital range. Harlow in Essex was one such town. Situated 20 miles (33 km) north east of the centre of London, it was a grand project, with thousands of homes as well as industrial, shopping, entertainment and communications infrastructure being built around what was a village dating back at least to the Domesday Book.
Expansion was steady, taking place between the late 1950s and the 1970s, as jobs were created and the town became a reasonably attractive place to live. Although manufacturing was once a major industry in Harlow, it has since declined, and now the economy is largely service-based. The large factories have recently been demolished and smaller units for start-ups have been built with the hope of kickstarting a new tech sector. However the town is still home to some major employers, most notably GlaxoSmithKline and American defence firm Raytheon.
The town is well placed to serve London, situated as it is on the M11 that runs from the capital to Cambridge, and there are also good rail links to both cities. Stansted Airport is just 20 minutes up the motorway, too. With much regeneration going on in the town, it’s likely that the demand for jobs will grow over the coming years. Keep checking back or get in touch if you’d like us to search the area for such positions.
At Cast UK we never stop working with procurement, logistics and supply chain clients and applicants from across the country, and are dedicated to filling each position with the best talent possible. With a wealth of experience in procurement, logistics and supply chain, Cast UK’s team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy.
If you’re on the lookout for more information on the positions available in Harlow or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer. Cast UK’s regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average expected salary.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Harlow or source a new job in Harlow then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£50000.00 - £60000 per annum
A confident, self-motivated and experienced Contracts Manger is sought by Cast UK's global manufacturing client to support the Commercial team at the Central London head office for this prestigious organisation.
£28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Our client, a fast paced high street retailer, is looking to appoint a Junior Merchandiser to join their growing head office team based in London.
£40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
My client, a premium high street retailer is looking to recruit a Menswear Product Developer into their team.
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
My client, a fast paced Womenswear brand is currently recruiting for a Quality Manager for their Head Office team.
Up to £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a leading business in their sector, is looking to recruit an experienced and dynamic Transport Planner to join their already successful team.
£30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Based in Hatfield, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced Transport Night Shift Manager.
£26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Working closely with the Junior Merchandiser and reporting directly into the Senior Merchandiser, you have responsibility for your own categories and will be responsible for driving these categories with the help of the Junior/ Senior Merchandiser Yo...
Up to £50000.00 per annum
Cast UK are working in partnership with a fast paced fashion retailer based within Central London looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to overhaul the procurement function and consult upon taking the department to the next level.
£23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Working within the planning function to manage the shipping volumes to meet UK requirements.
£75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK's client, who are a leading FMCG distribution business, are looking to recruit an experienced, dynamic Head of Sales and Customer Service based from their operation in Wembley.
£32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Work closely with the Buying team with the commercial decisions to maximise sales, look at margin and income and keeping stock risk to a minimum.