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 - £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.