Home to a number of cities and towns, including Birmingham - often called Britain's Second City - as well as Coventry, Stoke-on-Trent and Wolverhampton, the West Midlands has long been a centre of industry and commerce for the UK and it's an ideal location for anyone seeking jobs.
During the Middle Ages and throughout the Industrial Revolution, Coventry was known for producing wool and cloth. Meanwhile, other parts of the region were known for their metalwork - Birmingham for its small arms and Wolverhampton for locks, ironmongery and brass work.
In addition, the West Midlands region was a prime source of raw materials like coal and iron ore, something that became increasingly important throughout the 18th and 19th centuries.
As time moved on, the focus of the region shifted and car manufacturing overtook the other industries, while bicycle production was also a large part of the local economy for many years.
Today, the West Midlands area is home to a number of tech companies, as well as food and beverage manufacturers, with Nikon, Hitachi maxell, Fujitsu, Muller Dairy Ltd, Bulmers Cider, Cadbury UK, Marmite, Coors Brewers and Bird's Custard just a few examples.
Other brands that call the area home include Michelin Tyres, Dechra Pharmaceuticals, Volvo Group UK and the National Express Group.
If you're seeking jobs in the West Midlands, look no further than Cast UK. As one of the country's leading recruitment specialists for procurement, supply chain and logistics roles , we can help you find a vacancy that suits your skills, qualifications and career objectives.
In addition, our team of regional experts have significant knowledge about their areas of expertise, and can provide you with advice about the job market and potential employers in a particular place.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within the West Midlands or source a new job in the West Midlands then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
£30000.00 - £35000 per annum
Our client, who is a leading Retail Distribution business, is looking to source a Stock Manager based at their Coventry distribution site.
£30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a leading temperature controlled logistics provider, is looking to source an experienced and dynamic Warehouse Night Shift Manager, to be based within its Lancashire operation.
£45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Our client, who is a leading organisation within their sector, has an immediate requirement for a Transport Manager.
£40000.00 - £45000 per annum
Our client, a major blue chip business, is looking for a highly competent Transport Manager to join one of their fast paced operations.
£20000.00 - £25000 per annum
Our client, a global home textiles business, is looking to appoint a Merchandiser to join their UK team based in Manchester.
£27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Our client is a fast growing FMCG business based in North West London whom are currently looking for an Assistant Procurement Manager.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car
Cast UK have been instructed to source an experienced Contract Development Manager on behalf of one of our key clients.
£35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Our client is a fast growing FMCG business based in North West London whom are currently looking for a Demand Planning expert.
£40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are working with a growing business in the Swindon area who are looking to identify talented purchasing professionals to join their Purchasing team on an initial 12 month contract basis.
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
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