The city of Salford grew up around the same time as neighbouring Manchester until the two merged into one great metropolis, now called Greater Manchester, as the Industrial Revolution got into full swing. Both cities lie within the boundaries of the M60, the Greater Manchester ringroad, and are also joined by the inner ringroad, the Mancunian Way. Salford takes in several towns such as Eccles, Swinton, Pendlebury, Walkden and Irlam, bringing the total population to around 240,000. Although Manchester and Salford have similar histories, Salford was always to be in Manchester’s shadow commercially, and there is no discernible city centre to speak of, whereas Manchester’s central business district is large.
A great engineering feat was the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal, which linked Salford and Manchester to the Irish Sea for practically any vessel – this was no barge canal. It ended the dominance of Liverpool as a sea port and brought trade and allowed export directly from the factories and mills. Its terminus was a huge port with massive berths, in what is now Salford Quays. Although ships do still use the canal, the quays are now a massive development of shopping, museums, galleries and residential units. MediCityUK is there, and it’s where many parts of the BBC, including 5 Live, Breakfast, Sport and Children’s are now based.
Salford is extremely well connected, sharing Manchester’s road, rail, tram, canal and international airport network. It’s also a thriving and vital part of Greater Manchester, with its own industry, university and a major hospital. With the huge industrial estate of Trafford Park on the doorstep and a conurbation of 2.5 million to serve, it’s no wonder that we regularly handle jobs in Salford.
If you’re on the lookout for more information on the positions available in Salford or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer. Cast UK’s regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average expected salary.
We never stop working with procurement, logistics and supply chain clients and applicants from across the country, and are dedicated to filling each position with the best talent possible.
With a wealth of 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 Salford or source a new job in Salford then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£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.
£24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Officer for our client based in Warrington.
£25000.00 - £30000 per annum
My client, a market leading trend-led retailer, is looking to appoint an Ecommerce Merchandiser to join their growing team based in Manchester.
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
My client is a leading manufacturer in Lancashire and an opportunity has arisen for a Quality Engineer to join their expanding team.
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Our client is looking to appoint a talented Data Analyst to join their growing business.
£18000 - £21000 per annum
Our client, an expanding fashion retailer, is looking to appoint an Allocator to join their head office based in Stockport.
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a world leading manufacturing business based in Manchester as a Purchasing Coordinator.
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Our client is a leading FMCG business with a site based in Manchester and we are currently recruiting a Supply Chain Co-ordinator to join their Supply Chain team.
£24000.00 - £28000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Are you an ambitious and experienced Assistant Buyer looking for a new challenge in 2018? Our client, a growing fast-fashion retailer, is looking to appoint a Junior Buyer to join their head office team based in the North West.
£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Our client, a growing manufacturing business in the Manchester area, is recruiting a Graduate Supply Chain Planner to join their Supply Chain team.