Covering Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Teeside and County Durham, the North East includes the cities of Durham, Sunderland and Newcastle upon Tyne, as well as other communities like Gateshead, Middlesbrough and Darlington.
In the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries, the area's economy mainly relied on shipbuilding, heavy industry, coal mining and manufacturing. However, most of these faced significant decline after the second world war.
The region's economy is now mainly based in the service sector, and it is also known for its retail, art and culture. A number of tech companies are located in the North East, as well as businesses based in the petrochemical and steel industries.
What's more, the region is home to a significant amount of scientific research, particularly at the Centre for Life. This facility in Newcastle includes exhibition space for tourists, as well as a number of working laboratories that are used by biotechnology companies and medical clinics.
For those seeking roles, just some of the companies that have headquarters or manufacturing facilities in the North East include Santander, Sage Group, Virgin Money, Tetley Tea, McCoy's Crisps, Greggs the Bakers, Nestle and Coca Cola.
In addition, there's BAE Systems, which manufactures military tanks, while Siemens produces steam turbines and Nissan operates the largest car factory in the UK.
If you're looking for new vacancies in the North East, Cast UK can help. Our team of recruitment specialists are experts in the fields of supply chain, procurement and logistics and we are committed to filling each role with the best candidate possible.
To find out more, or to get started with your job search, contact us today. A consultant will discuss your requirements and provide you with advice and regional expertise to help you decide which roles to apply for and where to begin your search.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within the North East or source a new job in the North East then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£65000.00 - £70000 per annum
Cast UK are currently seeking a General Manager on a high profile contract.
£24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a leading 3rd Party Logistics provider, working within the FMCG/ Retail sector, is looking for someone with experience working with Manhattan WMS to join their logistics team.
£35000.00 - £50000 per annum
Our client is a very exciting FMCG business with some serious plans for growth based in Central London.
£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Keep the Fresh Food department one step ahead of our competitors, introducing new products, negotiating exclusive products and the best possible terms.
£60000.00 - £65000 per annum
A multi temp distribution business of ours has enlisted the services of Cast UK to recruit a Depot Manager for one of their sites based in Lancashire.
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
My client, a leading branded luxury retailer is looking for a Luxury Watch Buyer to join their Head Office team.
£40000.00 per annum + Car + Bonus
An experienced Business Solutions Manager is sought by one of Cast UK's global customers.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, a global manufacturing business in the Manchester area, is looking to appoint a Senior Demand Planner to join their established Supply Chain Team.
£28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a leading wholesale business, is looking to recruit an experienced Service Delivery Manager for their operation in South Yorkshire.
£60000.00 - £65000 per annum
Cast UK are currently seeking a General Manager for a leading 3PL in the East Midlands.