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.
£25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Our client, who is the market leader within their specialism, is looking to recruit a Transport Supervisor for their operation in Coventry.
£30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Based in Nottingham, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced Transport Manager.
Our client, who is the market leader within their specialism, is looking to recruit a Transport Manager for their operation based in Greenford.
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Our client, a leading Food Distribution business who are currently witnessing a period of sustained growth across their UK operations.
Up to £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are currently supporting an established 3PL business with the recruitment of a Transport Co-ordinator at their site based in Greater Manchester.
£40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Our client is looking to appoint a new Purchasing Manager to join their highly successful manufacturing organisation.
£20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a growing business, are looking to recruit an experienced Transport Planner.
£30000.00 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Our client, a leading manufacturer in Automotive and Aerospace , is looking to recruit a Senior Buyer based in East Anglia.
£300.00 - £450.00 per day
An established market leading Retail Logistics business are looking for an experienced individual who has a proven track-record of managing large teams within a fast-paced, busy environment.
Up to £40000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Cast UK are currently supporting a market leading 3PL with the recruitment of a Transport Operations Manager at one of their sites based in Merseyside.