A city in the East Midlands and the county town of Leicestershire, Leicester was originally founded as a Roman settlement and those living or working in the area can still see some of the pavements and bathhouses that survive from that period.
For hundreds of years, Leicester thrived as a market town. Then in the 19th century, the Industrial Revolution led to a major boost in the city's wealth and population. The construction of an extensive rail and canal network also helped bring business, money and more people to the region.
During this period, Leicester became known for its shoemaking industry, while hosiery and textiles were also manufactured in the area. In addition, it was a hub of engineering and a financial centre.
In fact, Leicester's reliance on engineering has continued through to today, with a variety of companies like Jones & Shipman, Richards Engineering and Trelleborg - known for their machining of tools and equipment, as well as components for marine and industrial applications - all having offices in the city. Fabric and footwear are also still important parts of the local economy.
A number of large companies call this city home, meaning there's a wealth of opportunity for those seeking jobs in Leicester. Big names like Next, Goldsmiths, British Gas Business, Walmart and DHL all have head offices here, while around ten million bags of crisps are manufactured every day at the Walkers Crisps factory in Beaumont Leys.
As recruitment specialists for the procurement, supply chain and logistics sector, Cast UK is the perfect choice for anyone seeking opportunities in Leicester or anywhere else in the country.
Our specialists have a unique understanding about the roles and regions in which we recruit, and will be happy to work with you to find the right vacancy for your needs.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Leicester or source a new job in Leicester then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Cast UK are working in partnership with a leading Wolesale Logistics business.
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a market leading business, are looking to recruit a Night Shift Manager to join their well established team in Merseyside.
£50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Our client, an established retail business, is looking to appoint a Senior Buyer to join their close-knit head office team based in the North West.
£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
A leading e-com retail and manufacturing business are looking to recruit a Buyer to support the procurement for a variety of categories.
£22000.00 - £26000 per annum
Our client, an established retailer based in the North West, is looking to appoint an Assistant Merchandiser to join their friendly and supportive Merchandising team voted 'team of the year' in 2018.
£55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who are an established business based in Cheshire, is looking to recruit a Logistics Operations Manager.
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefit
Our client, an established FMCG business based in Birmingham are looking for an experienced supply chain manager.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Our client, a leading Manufacturing Distribution business who are currently witnessing a period of sustained growth across their UK operations.
£22000.00 - £25000 per annum
Our client, a leading fashion retailer, is looking to appoint an Assistant Ecommerce Trading Merchandiser to join their dynamic head office team based in Greater Manchester.
£20000.00 - £25000 per annum
Our client, a market leading retail business, is looking to appoint an Assistant Merchandiser to join their growing team based in Liverpool.