A city located in Lancashire, Preston is an area that has been settled since Roman times. In 1179, it was granted a Guild Merchant charter, making it a market town, and by the 13th century the city was known for its textile production.
During the Industrial Revolution, the city underwent rapid growth, particularly as innovations in textile manufacture helped to increase production.
In the early 20th century, the cotton industry fell into steep decline and this was slowly replaced by the manufacture of electrical goods, heavy industry and engineering.
These days, those seeking roles in Preston will have a number of options to consider. James Hall and Co is a haulage supplier based in the city - they are the distributors for SPAR stores in the north of England and ship a wide range of goods to more than 450 shops in the region.
Meanwhile, other companies with facilities in the area include Matalan and Alstom Transport. A large call centre for the Carphone Warehouse and TalkTalk is also based in Preston.
In addition, the military aircraft HQ of BAE Systems and other divisions of the firm are based on the outskirts of the city and in neighbouring communities like Warton.
For anyone wishing to take their career to the next level, look no further than Cast UK. Our team of recruitment consultants have extensive knowledge of the procurement, logistics and supply chain sectors and we will work with you to assist you in finding the role of your dreams.
What's more, we have a team of regional specialists who and are able to provide information about the different employers and the income you can expect in a particular area, as well as other advice about the region.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Preston or source a new job in Preston then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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£80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
As one of the UK's leading retailers, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of a General Manager.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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£250 - £350 per day
Our Runcorn based client is in the process of implementing SAP and is therefore looking to appoint an SAP MM Key User to join their Procurement team on an interim basis.
£30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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£24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Officer for our client based in Warrington.
Up to £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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£65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent Be
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£60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Our client who is a specialist logistics and supply chain business, are looking to recruit a General Manager for their operation based in West Yorkshire.
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global business based in Leeds as a Buyer on a 12 month FTC with possibility of going perm.