Comprising seven metropolitan boroughs - the city of Birmingham, the City of Coventry, Dudley, Solihull, Sandwell, Walsall and the City of Wolverhampton, the West Midlands is an English county with plenty of opportunities for those seeking vacancies.
Throughout history, the region has been known for its commerce and industry. During the Middle Ages, wool and cloth manufacture brought a significant amount of wealth to the West Midlands, particularly in Coventry.
By the 1700s, metalworking, small arms manufacture and mining were all important for the local economy, and this expanded to include bicycle building during the Industrial Revolution and beyond. In addition, two large banks - Lloyds and Midlands Bank (which later became HSBC) were both founded in the region during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Fast forward to today and the West Midlands is thriving. Birmingham, which vies with Manchester for the title of Britain's second city, has been called one of the best places in the country to have a business and it seems that big companies agree.
From finance and media, to manufacturing, engineering, tourism, retail and the service sector, there are many well-known organisations with headquarters or other large facilities in the region - including Cooks the Bakery, Marston's, Chubb Locks and Carillion.
Jaguar, Land Rover and MG cars are also manufactured in the West Midlands, along with London's iconic black taxis.
To find out more about the opportunities available in the West Midlands, get in touch with the recruitment consultants at Cast UK.
Our team works with clients and candidates to find the best talent for every vacancy. We have extensive knowledge of the procurement, logistics and supply chain sectors and regional experts are on-hand to provide location-specific advice.
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.
£25000.00 - £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.
Our client who are a well-established organisation with a large network supplying to major retail companies throughout the United Kingdom and Europe.
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Relocation Support & Benefits
Our client, a leading manufacturer in Automotive and Aerospace, is looking to recruit a Senior Buyer based in East Anglia.
£30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Cast UK are working with a growing business in the Stafford area who are looking to identify talented purchasing professionals to join their Purchasing team as an Engineering Buyer.
Unique opportunity to join this dynamic and innovative manufacturer at a stage of significant growth across international markets.
£30000.00 - £35000 per annum
Exciting new opportunity to join this expanding manufacturing organisation at their UK headquarters in the East AngliaResponsibilities include:Undertake a portfolio of spends; develop a category strategy to increase understanding of cost drivers, cha...
£25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Benefits
Cast UK are currently recruiting a Warehouse Shift Manager for our prestigious client based at their Distribution Centre in North Wales.
£45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Bonus
Our client is a leading wholesale business looking for an experienced Warehouse Operations Manager.
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
My client, a fast paced and fashion forward retailer is looking for a very trend led Accessories Designer to join their head office team based in London.
Based in Cardiff, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced Business Unit Manager.