Newcastle upon Tyne has long been an important location in Britain. During Roman times, a fort called Pons Aelius was erected and served as the eastern end of Hadrian's Wall, while the Duke of Normandy built a castle here in 1080.
In the Middle Ages, Newcastle was a fortress on the northern border during the wars against Scotland. By the 16th century, the area had become known for its coal production. The city enjoyed a monopoly on shipping the fuel and thus created a rivalry with other nearby towns like Tyneside and Sunderland.
Printing, glassworks and shipbuilding were a big part of the city's economy as the Industrial Revolution took hold. Then, 19th century innovations such as safety lamps, improved milling techniques, electricity generation and light bulbs paved the way for the city's prosperity.
Of course, you can't forget one of Newcastle's most beloved products: Newcastle Brown Ale. Also known as Newkie Broon, this drink first went into production in 1928 and has been a favourite beverage ever since. Production, however, has been moved to North Yorkshire.
Today, the Tyneside conurbation is among the 10 most populous in the UK, making it a good choice for those seeking new vacancies.
Heavy industry has declined over the last 50 years, to be replaced mainly with retail and the service sector. Just some of the many companies that are headquartered or have regional offices in the city include Greggs the baker, the Go-Ahead Group, Northern Rock, Proctor & Gamble UK and Sage, an enterprise software company.
If you're ready to find your next role in Newcastle, Cast UK can help.
Our team of recruitment consultants are experts in the supply chain, procurement and logistics fields and with our specialist regional knowledge, we can provide the advice and assistance you need to land your next dream job.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Newcastle upon Tyne or source a new job in Newcastle upon Tyne then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car
Cast UK are supporting a market leading 3PL business with the recruitment of a Transport Operations Manager for their operations based in Greater Manchester.
£32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
My client is a leading Automotive manufacturer in Lancashire and an opportunity has arisen for a Quality Manager to join the team.
£25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Pension
Our client, who is a leading logistics distributor, is looking to recruit an Logistics Co-ordinator / Operative to work in there busy depot.
Up to £20000.00 per annum
A global manufacturing business in the Manchester area is looking to appoint a Customer Supply Planner to join their busy Customer Service team on a 6 month basis.
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Based in Warwickshire, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced Freight Manager (road and sea freight).
£38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are currently supporting our client, who is a well-established retailer, in their recruitment of an Operations Support Manager based at their Distribution Centre in Cheshire.
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Cast UK are currently recruiting a Production Shift Manager for our prestigious client based in Milton Keynes.
£90000.00 - £120000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
uropean Head of Procurement South East £90,000 - £120,000 + Excellent Benefits Role profile Cast UK are currently recruiting for a European Head of Procurement role for a leading retailer who are at the forefront of their market.
£21000.00 - £25000 per annum
Our client is an international Electronics Manufacturer whom are currently looking to add into their Procurement team.
£30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Cast UK are looking to recruit a talented Buyer for a growing manufacturing business based in the Wrexham area.