Production & Operations

Production or operations management recruitment?

We can support your precise needs.

Production and operations professionals are essential in manufacturing businesses. While a Production Manager generally helps to plan, control and supervise your processes, an Operations Manager oversees the day-to-day tasks that ensure those processes are conducted smoothly. If these people aren’t in place, chaos will ensue.

This doesn’t just cause turbulence in the individual business, but in the manufacturing industry too, which then impacts both the economy and society as a whole. You only need to look at the shortages caused by the pandemic and Brexit to realise just how important it is to have everything running in a straight line.

These specialists are the future, which means production and operations recruitment is crucial. That’s where Cast UK can help. Client or candidate, we’ll do whatever it takes to meet your requirements.

Are you a candidate?

We’ll join you for the journey

From Operation Management jobs to jobs for Production Managers, take your career to the next level by relying on our specialists. Whether you’re considering an interim, contract or permanent role, we have the network, knowledge and tools to land you the position you really want.

Our collaborative approach means we take the time to get to know you, what you’re about, and what your career aspirations are. Not only that, we can guide you on all aspects related to your job search, from CV writing and interviewing, to getting over the final line with employer negotiation.

Plus, we treat every candidate as an individual. This means we’ll ensure the roles we put forward fit you to a T.

Our commitment to you

Are you a client?

We’ll help you land essential talent

It’s a candidate-short market out there, so finding these high-calibre professionals isn't a simple task. Thankfully, production and operations management recruitment is our forte. Let us discover that hard-to-secure talent for you. Simply scroll down to see the types of roles we hire for, ordered by level and category.

Established in 2005, we have extensive experience in various disciplines, enabling us to identify qualified managers and executives with the right balance of skills and abilities. Our recruiting consultants have an intimate understanding of your market, and know exactly what attributes are required for your business.

So, if you want people who are suited for the role and add to it, turn to CAST.

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Latest vacancies


Plant General Manager

Manchester, Greater Manchester

£60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum Benefits

Plant Manager East Manchester £60,000 - £65,000 Benefits DOE   Role Profile Our client is a well-established chemical manufacturer based in East Manchester. They are currently looking to appoint a Plant Manager to oversee the day-to-day running of a ...

3 months ago

Maintenance Manager

Greater Manchester, Droylsden

£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

Maintenance Manager East Manchester £40-£45k DOE   Role Profile Our client is a well-established chemical manufacturer based in East Manchester. They are currently looking to appoint a Maintenance Manager to oversee the day-to-day maintenance operation...

3 months ago

Maintenance Engineer

Burntwood, Staffordshire

£35000.00 - £40000 per annum Excellent Benefits

Role Title Maintenance Engineer £40,000 Benefits Burntwood, Staffordshire Role Profile We are looking for an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join our client's FMCG production facility, located in Burntwood. The ideal candidate should have exten...

1 month ago

Project Manager


£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

Job Title: Project Manager - Electronics Manufacturing Location: Oxford Salary: ££40,000 - £45,000 Job Description We are a recruitment agency seeking an experienced Project Manager to join a successful Electronics Manufacturing company in Oxford. ...

1 month ago

Junior Engineer

Greater Manchester

Up to £25000.00 per annum Benefits

Junior Engineer Greater Manchester £25,000 Benefits Job Summary: We are looking for a Junior Engineer to join a growing food manufacturing company in Greater Manchester. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the efficient operation...

1 month ago

Quality Control Technician

Greater Manchester

Up to £25000.00 per annum Benefits

Quality Control Technician Greater Manchester £25,000 Benefits Job Summary We are recruiting for an experienced Quality Control Technician to join a rapidly growing food manufacturing company based in Greater Manchester. The role will involve ensuring...

1 month ago

Customer Service & Operations Manager

Twickenham, London

£50000 - £60000 per annum

Customer Service & Operations Manager Twickenham £55,000 - £60,000 Role Profile Cast UK are delighted to have partnered with a Furniture Manufacturer as they look to strengthen and add to their management team with the hire of an experienced Customer...

1 month ago

Plant Manager


Benefits, Relocation Package

Plant ManagerNewquay, Cornwall £ Competitive Salary, Benefits, Relocation Package Role Profile Our client is a thriving manufacturing business with a site in Cornwall. They are currently looking to appoint a Plant Manager with a proven track record in...

2 months ago

Project Manager

Watford, Hertfordshire

£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

Project Manager (12 Month FTC) Watford £40,000 - £45,000 Role Profile: As a Project Manager, you will have overall responsibility for managing multiple projects, with the aim of driving the business forward. Through effective organization and communicatio...

7 months ago

Typical roles we recruit for


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