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 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Our client, a multi-national FMCG business based in Birmingham, is looking to appoint a Production Planner to join their Supply Chain team.
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Based in Warwickshire, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced Logistics Manager.
£29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Based in Cannock, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced Transport Supervisor.
Highly competitive salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Cast UK are working in partnership with Bunzl PLC, an established FTSE 100 business, and the its Catering Division based at the National Distribution Centre near Tamworth.
£50000.00 - £60000 per annum
A confident, self-motivated and experienced Contracts Manger is sought by Cast UK's global manufacturing client to support the Commercial team at the Central London head office for this prestigious organisation.
£23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Cast UK are looking to recruit a talented Buyer for a growing manufacturing business based in the Wrexham area.
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
My client is an established manufacturing business in the Burnley area.
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension
Our client, a well-established textiles business, is looking to appoint a Merchandiser to join their UK team based in West Yorkshire where you will report into their passionate and dedicated Head of Merchandising.
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Based in Greenford, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced Transport Shift Manager.
£11 - £43000.00 per annum
My client, a premium high street retailer is looking to recruit a Menswear Product Developer into their team.