A region that encompasses Bristol, Gloucester, Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire, as well as the Isles of Scilly, the South West is a diverse area that offers a broad range of opportunities for those seeking positions.
As demonstrated by the ancient monuments like Stonehenge and the Roman ruins in Bath, the South West has been settled for thousands of years. In fact, the oldest complete human skeleton ever found in the UK was discovered in Cheddar Gorge and dates back to around 7150 BC.
Prior to the Industrial Revolution, much of the South West relied on fishing and shipping, particularly in Bristol, a city which harboured vessels that traded with Ireland, Iceland and the Americas. Later, it became known for coal mining, as well as heavy industry.
Today, aeronautics is an important part of the South West economy, and a number of companies have facilities in the region - such as Airbus UK, BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce. There's also Defence Equipment and Support - the MoD's procurement and logistics agency.
Cheese, clotted cream and other dairy products are made in the region, with companies including Dairy Crest, which makes Cathedral City and Davidstow. Other food and beverage manufacturers include Ginsters, Ryvita, Kraft Foods UK and Beverage Brands, makers of WKD vodka. Meanwhile GSK manufactures Lucozade and Ribena in Coleford.
In addition, Princess Yachts, Siemens Traffic Controls, Merlin Entertainments, Endsleigh Insurance, Westland Helicopters and Wincanton plc are all based in the region.
If you're looking for vacancies in the South West, Cast UK can help. As experts in the procurement, logistics and supply chain sectors, we work closely with clients and candidates to make the best recruitment match possible.
When you contact us, a member of our team will discuss your situation and provide the advice and assistance you need to carry out a successful job search.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within the South West or source a new job in the South West then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£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.
£60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Our client who is a specialist logistics and supply chain business, are looking to recruit a General Manager for their operation based in West Yorkshire.
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client is a large multinational Retail / Wholesale business based within Coventry, whom are currently looking to add to their strong and established Supply Chain team with the appointment of an experienced and ambitious Supply Chain Manager.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client is a rapidly growing Manufacturing business operating within the FMCG sector.
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading global business based in North Yorkshire as Head of PurchasingKey responsibilities will include:Negotiating pricing and commercial termsRaising purchase orders for both direct and indirect material...
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Manage all aspects of inventory management and supply chain activity to ensure excellent availability within the Open To Buy Constraints Broad SKU base requiring different approaches- NPD management, seasonal ranges/departments.
£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
A brilliant opportunity has arisen to join a global manufacturing business based in Doncaster as a Buyer.
£80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
As one of the UK's leading retailers, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of a General Manager.
£22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are supporting a market leading 3PL business with the recruitment of a Warehouse Team Leader for their fast paced operation based in Greater Manchester.