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Food Manufacturing Recruitment

Eden Scott are leaders in the field of Food and Drink Manufacturing recruitment, with an extensive track record of delivering results for businesses throughout the UK, Europe and Overseas.

We’ve worked with start-ups and multinational brands to deliver the best talent for each business. Our dedicated Food and Drink consultants have experience in recruiting across permanentgraduatecontract/interim and executive positions.    

Types of Careers in the Food Industry

Our pool of highly qualified candidates ensures we are able to recruit for every position across the operational sectors within the food and drink industry including:

Senior Appointments 

Operations & Production

Supply Chain & Logistics

Technical/QHSE

  • CEO's
  • Managing Directors
  • Finance Directors
  • HR Directors
  • Sales/Marketing Directors
  • Supply Chain Directors
  • Procurement Directors
  • Technical Directors
  • NPD Directors
  • General Managers
  • Factory Managers
  • Production Managers
  • Production Planners
  • Shift Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • CI Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Logistics Managers
  • Warehouse Managers
  • Transport Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • Supply Chain Planners
  • S&OP
  • Technical Managers
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Hygiene Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • QAs 
  • QCs
  • Laboratory

NPD & Process

Engineering

Buying & Procurement

Sales & Marketing 

  • NPD Managers
  • Process Managers
  • NPD Technologists
  • Process Technologists
  • Packaging Specialists
  • Development Chefs
  • Engineering Managers
  • Project Engineers
  • Multi Skilled Engineers
  • Process/Design Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Head of Procurement 
  • Buyers (All categories)
  • Direct/Indirect Specialists
  • Head of Sales
  • Head of Marketing
  • Sales & Marketing Managers
  • National Account Managers
  • Business Development
  • Sales Executives
  • Brand Ambassadors

 

The Food and Drink Industry

The Food and Drink industry is the UK’s largest manufacturing sector, contributing about £95.4bn to the economy every year. The industry employs just over 400,000 workers, 16% of the overall manufacturing workforce in the UK. The wider supply chain employs almost 4 million people and generates over £100 billion to the economy each year. It is well reported that the industry requires 140,000 new recruits by 2024 to feed an expected population of 70 million people.

Government and industry are committed to growing the sector further through education and apprenticeships. The Food & Drink Federation has pledged to triple apprenticeships within the food and drink industry by 2020. A lot of work is also being done by volunteers to promote STEM subjects in schools whilst highlighting the varied and exciting career opportunities on offer.

In Scotland, the Scottish government along with Scotland Food & Drink have launched ambition 2030. An initiative and commitment to double the turnover of the industry to £30billion by 2030. They highlight three key pillars of growth, the first being ‘People & Skills’ the full report can be viewed here

 

 

For more information and to discuss your recruitment requirements, please get in touch with the team using the contact form below.

 

Alasdair Murray

Associate Director

Alasdair joined Eden Scott in 2012 and manages the Food & Drink Manufacturing Division. Following university, Alasdair moved to Edinburgh to start his recruitment career. With a background in food and drink spanning more than a decade he specialises in senior appointments. In addition to recruiting for a wide portfolio of clients, Alasdair also manages teams of recruiters and has extensive experience of managing large-scale recruitment projects.

Mobile: 07949 304 727

Edinburgh
0131 550 1117

Gail Halkett

Senior Consultant

Gail has over 10 years’ experience within recruitment gained in the Engineering and Manufacturing industry.  Gail is an experienced recruiter and has successfully recruited within engineering for some of the UK’s most respected companies.  As part of Eden Scott’s Food and Drink division, Gail delivers a range of permanent, temporary and contract recruitment services from contingency based recruitment to retained and exclusive assignments

Edinburgh
0131 550 1123

Rosina Geraghty

Associate Consultant

Rosina joined Eden Scott through the Graduate program in August 2017, straight out of a Business Management with Marketing degree from Edinburgh Napier University. She moved up to Edinburgh from Malta to pursue her degree.

Within Eden Scott Rosina ia specialising in Technical, Quality, NPD and Process recruitment within the Food and Drink Manufacturing sector. 

Edinburgh

Max Frost

Associate Consultant
Edinburgh
0131 550 1128

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