Large employers in the West Midlands

The West Midlands offers a great variety of careers working in small and medium sized companies but these are some of the largest employers in the region who are normally looking to recruit staff:

Jaguar Land Rover (http://www.jaguarlandrovercareers.com)

Jaguar has its headquarters in Coventry but has five manufacturing plants across the region.

National Express (https://www.nationalexpress.jobs/jobs)

This UK wide business has its headquarters in Birmingham from which it runs both its national coach service and the primary local bus service, West Midlands Travel.

Sainsbury’s (https://sainsburys.jobs/)

Sainsbury’s has a range of outlets across the West Midlands.

Mondelez International (http://www.mondelezinternational.com/careers)

The iconic West Midlands brand Cadbury’s, now owned by American corporation Mondelez, still has its main manufacturing base in Bournville.

Whitbread (https://www.whitbread.co.uk/careers/index.html)

Whitbread owns several recognisable brands that stretch across the region, including Costa Coffee, Premier Inn and Brewers Fayre.

Specialist Computer Centres (http://www.scc-careers.com/)

SCC is an IT integration company with bases across Europe.

The University of Birmingham (http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/jobs/index.aspx)

The university supports 15,545 jobs in the West Midlands - almost one in 50 jobs in Birmingham.

AAH Pharmaceuticals Ltd (http://celesiocareers.co.uk/)

With a support centre based in Coventry, AAH Pharmaceuticals are part of a chain of companies including Lloyds Pharmacies who offer a range of jobs for pharmacists, dispensers, customer support assistants and warehouse operatives nationwide.

JCB Service (https://www.jcb.com/en-gb/about/careers)

Major global engineering and construction company based in Staffordshire.

GKN Plc (http://www.gkngroup.com/careers/Pages/default.aspx)

Global engineering business with its headquarters in Worcestershire.