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 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Cast UK are working with a leading manufacturing business in the Staffordshire area who are looking to recruit an experienced Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager for their global operations.
£13 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
A brilliant opportunity has arisen to join a global business based in the Bradford area as a Suppl Chain Manager.
£38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are delighted to be recruiting an Operations Manager for one of our key customer located in Mansfield.
£50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
An exciting opportunity has arisen with a well-established Derby based manufacturer for a Principal Mechanical and Civil Estimator.
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Our Manchester based client is a niche engineering company supplying in to the Aerospace and Defence sector.
£35000.00 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, phc
:To manage planning of products from forecasting through to warehouse to meet customer demand in a demand led supply chain.
Up to £30000 per annum + Benefits
Our client, a multinational Manufacturing business, are currently looking for a highly analytical to come join an established team as the Stock and Production Planner.
£22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
A global company with headquarters in the Wirral area is looking to appoint an Export Co-ordinator to join their Supply Chain team.
£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.
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are looking to recruit an experienced Category Manager for one of our leading customers who is an established FTSE 100 business.