South Shields sits at the mouth of the Tyne in Tyne and Wear, about 8 miles (13 km) downstream of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Gateshead, and about the same distance north of Sunderland. Although mining, shipbuilding and docks played a massive role in the town’s emergence during and after the Industrial Revolution, much of these industries has now been closed down, and the town relies on the service sector for local jobs. More likely, however, South Shields’ inhabitants will commute to Newcastle or Sunderland for their working lives. The port is still active, and although it is a shadow of its former self, seems to be growing.
The town punches above its weight when it comes to the list of famous people who were born or brought up there. The director of Alien, Prometheus, Thelma and Louise and Gladiator, Ridley Scott was born there, as were F1 genius Sir Frank Williams, Python Eric Idle, novelist Catherine Cookson and comedian Sarah Millican. At least some of them still have their Tyneside accents!
If you’re looking for jobs in South Shields, it might be worth expanding your search a little to take in the surrounding towns and cities and perhaps even to look for related jobs rather than an exact match. Although the docks are active, there will be more diversity in Newcastle, Sunderland and Gateshead. Please ask our consultants if you are interested, as they will be able to do a more general search and flag up other positions that might be of interest.
If you’d like more information on the positions in South Shields or anywhere else in the country, do 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 salary that you can expect to earn.
With a wealth of experience in the procurement, logistics and supply chain fields, Cast UK’s 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 try our best to fill each position with the best talent available.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within South Shields or source a new job in South Shields then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are currently supporting a leading Logistics business with the recruitment process of a Transport Shift Manager position.
Our client, a leading clothing supplier, is looking to appoint a Merchandiser to join their down to earth, friendly and growing team based in South Manchester.
£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
My client, a leading niche gifting and clothing retailer is looking for an experienced Assistant Merchandiser to join their wholesale team.
My client, an established and growing online retailer, is looking to appoint a Trading Director to oversee all the buying, stock control and development processes.
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
To work with Buying to plan by brand, category, price and size, the seasonal OTB and ensure it is monitored closely in season and comes within budgetTo work with the Buying team to establish a balanced range of merchandise suited to the customer prof...
Up to £25000.00 per annum
Work closely with the Buying team on range planning plans as well as planning packsFollow company brief as per product classification with Buyer.
Up to £60000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Cast UK are currently supporting a growing Logistics business in their recruitment of a Strategic Account Manager, to join their Commercial team at their Bradford Operation.
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Cast UK are looking to recruit a talented Buyer for a growing manufacturing business based near Crewe.
£24000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
We are currently recruiting for a Buyer for our Warrington based client.
£35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
My client, a leading Automotive manufacturer based in the Manchester area, is looking to appoint a Quality Engineer to join their established team.