Rhondda is often known as the Rhondda Valley, and is a collection of mining villages that played a major part in South Wales’s economic prosperity in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The coal in the valley was plentiful but difficult to reach, so it required massive investment if it was to become economically viable, and remained largely untapped until the mid-1800s, when just such an effort was undertaken.
Rhondda is located 15 miles (25 km) north west of Cardiff and 20 miles (32 km) east of Swansea, from which ports the coal could readily be shipped around the nation and the world to fuel the Industrial Revolution. This led to a huge growth in population in the area, which went from less than a thousand in the 1851 census to 17,000 twenty years later and 160,000 by 1921. However the decline in coal mining thereafter also led to a decline in population, which now stands at around 60,000.
Commercially, the modern Rhondda Valley is dominated by smaller businesses and local retail areas, with moderate amounts of manufacturing going on. The picturesque appearance of the mountains and hills makes it a desirable place to live for workers from Swansea, Newport and Cardiff who prefer to retreat away from the frenetic pace of the city. The topography of the area means it’s less than ideal for locating logistics or supply chain operations. The valley is served by A road and B roads, with the M4 passing the Welsh coast’s cities the only motorway for miles around. If you’re looking for jobs in Rhondda, it might be worth searching in these cities, although it’s not unknown for such positions to become available.
If you’re looking for more information on the positions available in Rhondda or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer.
Cast UK are constantly working with procurement, logistics and supply chain clients and applicants from across the country, and are devoted to filling each position with the best talent possible. Our regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average expected salary.
With many years’ experience in the fields covered, Cast UK’s team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Rhondda or source a new job in Rhondda then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits DOE
Our client, who is a market leading business, are looking to recruit a Warehouse Operations Manager to join their well-established team based in the North West.
£46000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
An established market leading Logistics business are looking for an experienced individual who has a proven track-record of managing large teams within a fast-paced, busy warehouse environment.
Up to £60000.00 per annum + Car
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£38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Bonus & Benefits
Our client is a leading consumer product business in London, looking to recruit a Senior Supply Planner into the team.
My client is an established consultancy firm who support major Blue-Chip organisations across the globe to deliver change & transformation.
Up to £25000.00 per annum + Shift Allowance & Benefits
Our client, who is a market leading business based in Lancashire, are looking to recruit a Warehouse Supervisor to join their well-established team.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
:This is a fantastic opportunity for a Financial Controller, with management experience, to join a growing retail business.
£55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Cast UK is supporting one of our growing clients with their recruitment process of a Operations Account Manager to support in the further growth of the business.
£26000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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£65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Cast UK is supporting one of our growing clients with their recruitment process of a Contract Manager to support in the further growth of the business.