The county town of Oxford and famous throughout the world for its university, Oxford is actually a thriving, self-contained city with a diversity of industries not directly related to its county status or education sector. It has been a successful city for so long that its architecture spans the millennia, and since much of the most important buildings were churches, it got the name “city of dreaming spires”.
Without doubt the university and its related activities (bars, cafes, hotels, shops, theatres etc.) is the key single employer of the city, and the university heritage also plays into its thriving tourism industry. All this contributes to the thriving nature of the city, which is busy all the year round.
But a major industry just to the south east of the city centre is car manufacturing, at the Cowley BMW plant, home of the new Mini. The plant used to be the Morris Motors plant during the First World War, and this attracted a railway and other communications to serve it. During World War Two the plant made training planes for the RAF. After the war mergers and acquisitions changed the company to BMC, then British Leyland, Austin Rover, the Rover Group and finally BMW (but locals still call the factory Morris’s).
With a thriving, ever changing population and various high-tech and heavy industries, Oxford often throws up positions to help oil the wheels of commerce. It’s certainly an exciting place to live and work.
Cast UK work with clients and applicants from across the country, and are committed to filling each position with the best talent possible.
If you’re looking for more information on the positions available in Oxford or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer.
With many years’ experience in the procurement, logistics and supply chain fields, our team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy.
Our regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average expected salary.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Oxford or source a new job in Oxford then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, an established FMCG business based in Berkshire, are looking for an experienced end - end supply chain manager, ideally coming from an FMCG background.
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Based in Oxfordshire, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced Automotive Operations Manager.
Our client, a leading clothing supplier, is looking to appoint a Merchandiser to join their down to earth, friendly and growing team based in South Manchester.
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.
My client, an established and growing online retailer, is looking to appoint a Trading Director to oversee all the buying, stock control and development processes.
£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.
Up to £25000.00 per annum
Work closely with the Buying team on range planning plans as well as planning packsFollow company brief as per product classification with Buyer.
£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.
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Cast UK are looking to recruit a talented Buyer for a growing manufacturing business based near Crewe.
£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.