History runs like a river through the city of Worcester, which is situated on the River Severn 23 miles (38 km) south east of Birmingham. It was a thriving town in Roman times and although it fell out of favour when the empire started to recede, its population had exploded by the middles ages, reaching around 10,000, a huge number in those days. Many of its medieval buildings survive to this day, but there would have been many more had they not been demolished in the rebuilding fervour of the 1950s and 1960s. It was also at Worcester that Oliver Cromwell’s army defeated Charles II’s, leading to England and Wales becoming a republic for a decade.
In more modern times Worcester was famous for is porcelain and glove making, both of which industries have all but disappeared now. Kays, of catalogue fame, was also founded in the city, but the company was bought out by rival Grattan’s owners. Today, the best known product from Worcester is Worcestershire sauce, a fish-based condiment made by Lee and Perrins (two chemists) in Worcester in the early 1800s.
Worcester does have a history of manufacturing, and some of this remains, but today it is a centre for retail and tourism, with many visitors flocking to the city to see its cathedral and its other medieval buildings. It is by far the largest town for 20 miles in any direction, so brings in plenty of visitors from the villages and towns in the surrounding area to do their shopping. The city lies just to the west of the M5, which links Birmingham, and the South East, and has good rail links. Worcester is therefore a good place to look for positions, and Cast UK do have such jobs available in the city and its surrounding area.
With a wealth of experience in the fields covered, Cast UK’s team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy.
We never stop working with procurement, logistics and supply chain clients and applicants from across the country, and are dedicated to filling each position with the best talent possible.
If you’re on the lookout for more information on the positions available in Worcester or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer.
Cast UK’s 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 Worcester or source a new job in Worcester 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.
£30000.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
This leading manufacturer and distributor, is looking to recruit a experienced Buyer with a passion for technology.
Up to £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Our client, who is a leading business in their sector, is looking to recruit an experienced and dynamic Transport Planner to join their already successful team.
£20000.00 - £30000 per annum
Our client, a market leading clothing supplier, is looking to appoint several Merchandisers to join their growing team based in South Manchester.
£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.
£55000.00 - £70000.00 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...
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Our client, a leading clothing supplier, is looking to appoint a Demand Planner to join their head office team based in South Manchester.
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Based in Oxfordshire, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced Automotive Operations Manager.
£30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Based in Hatfield, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its senior management team with the recruitment of an experienced Transport Night Shift Manager.
£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
A brilliant opportunity has arisen to join a global manufacturing business based in Doncaster as a Buyer.