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.
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Our client, a market leading retail business is looking to appoint an experienced Merchandiser to join their already successful growing team, based in the North West.
£18000 - £20000 per annum + Additional Benefits
:Our Client a leading retailer is looking to recruit a highly driven and enthusiastic Buying Assistant to be based at their offices in the North West.
£20000.00 - £25000 per annum + Additional Benefits
A leading North West retailer has a fantastic opportunity for a highly creative and enthusiastic individual to work within the web team.
£28000.00 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Our client, who is a leading international FMCG business are now looking to recruit a Buyer based in Warwickshire.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Our client, a successful Engineering business in the Manchester area, is looking to appoint a Strategic Procurement Manager to manage Indirect category spend on a 9-12 month fixed term basis.
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are supporting a large Food Manufacturing business with their recruitment process of a Transport Planner.
£55000.00 - £60000 per annum
Our client, who is a leading retailer are looking to source an experienced Operations Manager.
£35000.00 per annum
Our client is a Fashion and Beauty business based in Central London whom are currently looking for a Demand + Supply Planning specialist.
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Managing individual product categories throughout complete product lifecycle, building seasonal range plans, recommending buy selections and product pricing, and analysing sell-in and sell-outPreparing and analysing weekly sales reports using Excel ...
£29000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Managing individual product categories throughout complete product lifecycle, building seasonal range plans, recommending buy selections and product pricing, and analysing sell-in and sell-out Preparing and analysing weekly sales reports using Excel ...
£45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Working with the Senior Management team the Continuous Improvement Manager will be focused on delivering best practice, and implementing continuous improvement throughout the operations through the successful management of various complex projects ac...