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.
£40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Cast UK are working with a leading manufacturing business in the Staffordshire area who are looking to recruit an experienced Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager for their global operations.
£13 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
A brilliant opportunity has arisen to join a global business based in the Bradford area as a Suppl Chain Manager.
£38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are delighted to be recruiting an Operations Manager for one of our key customer located in Mansfield.
£50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
An exciting opportunity has arisen with a well-established Derby based manufacturer for a Principal Mechanical and Civil Estimator.
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Our Manchester based client is a niche engineering company supplying in to the Aerospace and Defence sector.
£35000.00 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, phc
:To manage planning of products from forecasting through to warehouse to meet customer demand in a demand led supply chain.
Up to £30000 per annum + Benefits
Our client, a multinational Manufacturing business, are currently looking for a highly analytical to come join an established team as the Stock and Production Planner.
£22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
A global company with headquarters in the Wirral area is looking to appoint an Export Co-ordinator to join their Supply Chain team.
£75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK's client, who are a leading FMCG distribution business, are looking to recruit an experienced, dynamic Head of Sales and Customer Service based from their operation in Wembley.
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are looking to recruit an experienced Category Manager for one of our leading customers who is an established FTSE 100 business.