If you love the Birmingham conurbation and you’re travelling west, you’d better stop when you see signs for Stourbridge, because after the town you’ll be hit quite abruptly by the spread of green Shropshire countryside as far as the eye can see. The Bull ring, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Jasper Carrott will be distant memories.
If you stick around, though, you’ll be treated to a pleasant enough town, part of Birmingham’s commuter belt, with Wolverhampton to the north, Dudley to the north east and the centre of Birmingham 10 miles (16 km) to the east. Kidderminster is the next distinct town, 7 miles (12 km) south west. Stourbridge has a distinct suburban feel about it that somewhat hides the fact that it does have quite a strong industrial past, with a particular emphasis on glassmaking, which has all but shattered to nothing, albeit recently. The town still has a Festival of Glass every two years. Stourbridge does have its own shopping area, but it’s largely for everyday essentials, with a few bars and restaurants dotted around. Serious shoppers are still more likely to head into Birmingham.
Although not particularly industrialised, there are a few trading estates around the outskirts, and the town is well enough connected to the South West (via the M5 and rail links) and the rest of Birmingham for it not to matter. If you’re looking for work and you live in Stourbridge, there are occasional related jobs in the town, but looking north and east will probably produce better results.
Cast UK are constantly working with procurement, logistics and supply chain clients and applicants from across the country, and are devoted to filling each position with the best talent possible. If you’re looking for more information on the positions available in Stourbridge or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer.
With decades of experience in the fields between us, Cast UK’s team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy. Our regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average expected salary.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Stourbridge or source a new job in Stourbridge then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Our client, a leading retail / wholesale business based in Coventry, are looking for an experienced supply chain analyst from retail / wholesale background.
£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.
£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
A leading engineering company based in Stockport is looking to recruit an experienced Costing Engineer to join their Sales team.
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading business based in the Wigan area as a Buyer in their Purchasing team.
£18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Our client is a successful international manufacturing business with a site based in Crewe.
£24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Our client is a successful national business based in the Cheshire area, looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Buyer to support their established team.
£30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Two opportunities have arisen for a Mechanical Estimator and Civil Estimator to join a well-established Derby based manufacturer for a Mechanical and Civil Estimator.
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
My client, a trend and design led retailer is looking for a strong Online Trade Manager to join their team.
£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.
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are supporting a growing 3PL with their recruitment process of an Operations Manager for their operation based in Greater Manchester.