It is impossible to separate the Devon city of Plymouth with its naval heritage. With a seafaring history dating back to before Roman times, it would go on to become a key military port in the Spanish Armada attack and has played a part in most naval battles in British history owing to our nation’s fractious relations with its southern neighbours. It is also the place from where the Pilgrims set off for the New World in the early 1600s, hence the name Plymouth Rock that marks their landing place.
The city had a good Industrial Revolution, with industry growing around the port, ideal for import and export, and nearby Devonport became a shipbuilding centre. The port’s success and importance did have a drawback, however. The city and its docks were heavily damaged by German bombers in World War II, and much of what stands in the centre of Portsmouth today is of post-war origin.
While seafaring still plays a part in the culture of Plymouth, and connected industries still exist in the area, its importance as a naval and commercial maritime centre have diminished somewhat since the 1980s. There has been a growth in hi-tech industries, with establishments such as the Tamar Science Park providing innovation opportunities.
The city is also in the top 20 by population in the UK, which, together with its overseas trading opportunities, make it the kind of transport hub where jobs often show up.
To find out more about the positions available in Plymouth, or anywhere else in the country, get in touch with Cast UK today.
We have extensive experience in the procurement, logistics and supply chain fields, so our team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy.
We work with clients and applicants from across the country, and are committed to filling each position with the best talent possible.
In addition, our regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average salary that you can expect to earn.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Plymouth or source a new job in Plymouth 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.