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 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
Bruni Erben is a leading supplier of glass, closures & machinery for the spirits, beverage, food, pharmaceutical and home fragrance markets.
£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
Our client is a manufacturing business in Stockport looking to recruit a Demand Planner into the team.
£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.