Located in Berkshire, Slough is 22 miles west of London and ten miles from Heathrow airport. The borough is well-placed for travel to other parts of the country - or indeed other parts of the world - and it offers a wide range of options for those seeking vacancies.
Until the 1800s, Slough was mainly an agricultural area with apple orchards and plant nurseries. It was also known for brick manufacture. In fact, the blocks used to build Eton College all came from Slough. However, after the Great Western Railway was built, this part of the economy began to decline and industry was on the rise.
The Slough Trading Estate was established in 1920 and was one of the earliest examples of this kind of commercial property in the UK. At the time, it was used for repairing and reselling ex-army vehicles, after the first world war, and was home to a number of factories.
Since the mid 1990s, Slough's economy has shifted from manufacturing to information technology and the majority of the factories have since been shut down and replaced with offices.
Today, the Slough Trading Estate is the largest of its type in Europe, with more than 600 buildings, 500 companies and around 20,000 people working there on a daily basis. Current resident businesses include Mars, Fiat, LG, Ferrari, Fullers Logistics, Stanley Black and Decker and Telefonica O2.
In addition, Slough is home to various financial and business services organisations, while health and education are also responsible for a significant portion of the region's employment opportunities.
Based in Manchester, Cast UK is one of the country's leading recruitment consultancies for the supply chain, procurement and logistics sectors.
We work with clients and candidates throughout Great Britain to find the right talent for every position and we can help you find a vacancy that suits your qualifications and objectives.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Slough or source a new job in Slough then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Our client is a growing FMCG business based within Central London with an immediate requirement for a demand planner with experiences planning within a fast-passed environment.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent 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 environment.
£30000.00 - £35000 per annum + 25 days + Bank Holiday, Pension, Shares
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A leading distribution customer of Cast UK's is looking to recruit an experienced Warehouse Supervisor.
Up to £28000.00 per annum + benefits
A leading menswear retailer is looking to appoint an experienced Assistant Merchandiser to join their growing team.
£25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
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£28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Our client, who is a global FMCG business, is looking to appoint a Materials Scheduler to manage the supply of materials to meet the varying and volatile finished goods demand whilst maintaining material inventory and stock levels.
Car + Excellent Benefits
This is an exciting & rewarding role which will be based at their warehouse in Bristol.
£50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
A highly pro-active, investagitive, healthcare/pharmaceutical procurement professional is urgently required for a particularly unique and exciting sourcing role.
£28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
A nationally recognised FMCG Manufacturer is looking to recruit a talented and dynamic Supply Chain Planner to join their expanding team based in Cambridgeshire.