Situated in the East Midlands on the banks of the River Nene, Northampton is a market town with a history dating back to the 6th century. By the end of the 11th century, the community had grown significantly and the Domesday Book records it as having a population of around 1,500 inhabitants.
During the 19th century, the city experienced further expansion thanks to the construction of the Grand Union Canal, which connected London and Birmingham with each other, as well as cities like Leicester, Slough and Northampton. Railways also arrived at the city around this time, further simplifying trade with the rest of the country.
Northampton was best known for producing shoes and other leather goods during the 1800s and a few companies that were established during this period still provide specialist, high-end items today - including Edward Green Shoes, Trickers, Church's and Crockett & Jones.
Over the years, most of the other footwear factories have been converted to offices or residential buildings and, although the shoe industry has declined, a number of other sectors have taken its place, including distribution, finance and manufacturing. So those seeking roles in the area will have an array of employers to consider.
Just some of the well-known companies that have offices, factories or headquarters in Northampton include Coca Cola, Schweppes, Carlsberg, Texas Instruments, Avon Products, Blacks Leisure Group and Panasonic.
Meanwhile, Nationwide Building Society, Barclay Card, the University of Northampton and St Andrew's Healthcare are all major employers.
At Cast UK, our team of recruitment consultants have extensive experience in the fields of procurement, logistics and supply chain management.
We work with clients throughout the country to fill positions with the best candidates possible, and we can provide you with the advice and assistance you need to secure your next role.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Northampton or source a new job in Northampton then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£28000 - £32000 per annum
A retail food supplying business have instructed Cast UK to support them on their recruitment for a Supply Chain Analyst in Manchester.
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
My client, who are a leading retail business are looking for an experienced Logistics/Transport Manager to join their team in West Yorkshire.
£65000.00 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Our client, an award-winning branded supplier, is looking to appoint a Category Manager to head up their Softlines category.
£26000.00 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Our client, a leading and long-standing supplier of a wide range of products including Giftware, Seasonal and Home Accessories, is looking to appoint a Product Development Manager to a newly created role in their business as it expands.
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Our client, a leading manufacturing business based in the Scunthorpe area, is looking to appoint a Supply Chain Planner to join their established team.
£26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
ole TitleSenior Assistant Merchandiser- FashionLondon£26K-£28K (DOE) My client, a leading design led Womenswear retailer, is looking to appoint a capable and confident Assistant Merchandiser to join their head office team based in London.
£21000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Manage the movement of product into the UK, ensuring all statutory Import Export and Duty Regulations are metEnsure the importation of wines is received safely and efficientlyLiaise between Suppliers and TransportersBe responsible for the management ...
£35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Manage the movement of product into and out of the UK, ensuring all statutory Import Export and Duty Regulations are metLead the business through the process of becoming an "Authorised Economic Operator" and continue to manage this procedure ensurin...
£70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car or Car allowance + Benefits
Based in Oxfordshire, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced General Manager.
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
An established market leading Logistics business are looking for an experienced individual who has a proven track-record of managing large teams within a fast-paced, busy warehouse environment.