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.
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Our client, a hospitality business based within South East England, are looking to add a direct purchasing manager to their team.
£60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Our client, a hospitality business based within South East England, are looking for an experienced supply chain manager whom is both strategic and operational, ideally coming from an Hospitality / Retail background.
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global manufacturing business based in Leicestershire as a Senior Buyer.
£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are currently supporting a leading Logistics business with the recruitment process of a Transport Shift Manager position.
Cast UK are working in partnership with Bunzl PLC, an established FTSE 100 business and hence are now looking to recruit an experienced Buyer for the Catering Division based within Epsom.
£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
My client, a leading niche gifting and clothing retailer is looking for an experienced Assistant Merchandiser to join their wholesale team.
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Annual Company Shares
My client has been established for over 15 years as a leading trade-only distributors of IT products, remaining a progressive and innovative business that is always looking for new and unique ways to improve their offerings to customers.
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
To work with Buying to plan by brand, category, price and size, the seasonal OTB and ensure it is monitored closely in season and comes within budgetTo work with the Buying team to establish a balanced range of merchandise suited to the customer prof...
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Our client, a market leading retailer based in Liverpool, is looking to appoint a Supply Planner/ Merchandiser to join their growing head office team.
Up to £60000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Cast UK are currently supporting a growing Logistics business in their recruitment of a Strategic Account Manager, to join their Commercial team at their Bradford Operation.