Food Industry Recruitment in the UK | The Sterling Choice
We are a highly experienced recruitment agency within the Food, FMCG and Engineering sectors.

Food and Beverage Recruitment in the UK

One of the UK’s fastest growing food recruitment agencies

The UK food and manufacturing industry is one that is of great economic importance and boasts many credentials. The sector is responsible for contributing nearly £30 billion to the UK economy each year – more than all other manufacturing sectors. The sector directly employs more than 440,000 people across every region and employment within the food manufacturing sector has increased by 19% over the last 10 years. With the future of the industry set to grow further, it needs to be fuelled by people who can contribute to the success of the 10,990 businesses within it – in every single role. Based in Peterborough, but with operations across the UK, our team has been recruiting for the food manufacturing, FMCG and engineering industries since 2013. During this time we have gained a reputation for consistently placing high-performing candidates in some of the leading food manufacturing and FMCG companies. Leveraging the experience and expertise within the team, our recruitment consultants are dedicated to specific areas of the industry from sales and marketing, HR, operations, technical, health and safety, new product development, engineering, logistics and supply chain.

Recruiting the best talent in the UK food manufacturing industry

We know food manufacturing recruitment like the back of our hand. Our unique process was developed after years of getting under the skin of the companies we recruit for, allowing us to develop a deep understanding of the experience, values and behaviour that leads to that perfect partnership and long-lasting employment. Whether you need permanent or interim staff, we can find the people that make a real difference to your business, delivering on value and productivity, lowering recruitment costs in the long-term and improving retention rates – contributing to employer brand, helping to recruit talent... You get the jist.

The roles that we consistently fill in the UK include, but are not limited to:

  • Production Shift Manager
  • HR advisor
  • HR manager
  • Multi-skilled engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Shift engineer
  • Engineering manager
  • Quality auditor
  • QA technician
  • Warehouse supervisor
  • Technical manager
  • Hygiene manager
  • Supply chain manager
  • Operations manager

Executive recruitment for food manufacturing & FMCG

Our team is experienced in the art of executive search for the, food manufacturing and FMCG industries, and has a reputation for successfully matching employers and candidates. We find and place high-performing middle management and board level individuals in positions that include: • Site Director • Supply chain Director • Engineering Director • Technical Director • Sales Director

Recruitment services for the UK food industry

Our services, experience and expertise are used by the following sectors within the food manufacturing and food processing

  • Baking
  • Beverage
  • Condiments and sauces
  • Convenience and snack
  • Dairy
  • Frozen food
  • Meat and poultry
  • Seafood
  • Gourmet and premium
  • Vegetarian and Vegan

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