West Midlands Food & Drink recruitment agency listing
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Innova Search partner with industry leading food and drink manufacturers helping them achieve category captain status across all routes to market such as retail, wholesale, independents and food service environments. We work closely with both branded and own label manufacturers recruiting NPD Managers, NAM's, Category Managers, Marketing Managers and Buyers. Contact us today to see how we can add value to your recruitment process.
Covers: Nationwide Manufacturing Recruitment Specialists | Contract, Permanent | Salaries from £35k - £100k+
As a leading national and international consultancy specialising in mid to senior level recruitment, we utilise extensive Search & Selection techniques to identify exceptional Food and Drink specialists across all disciplines. From Operations and Supply Chain through to Sales and Marketing recruitment, we provide the right match talent to support, complement and ultimately drive your FMCG business forward.
Covers: National, International and Global Service | Contract, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £35k - £100k+
Need to fill a job but haven’t got time to select recruiters?
KSB Recruitment have been specialising in recruiting staff for the food and drinks industry for over 30 years. Speak to our industry-based specialist for further information and help with your next role whether it be for temp cover for the day or the next permanent employee.
Covers: England and Wales | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k
At Coburg Banks we specialise in the Sales, Social Care, IT and Engineering Markets, sourcing talent across a range of positions for some of the UK's top companies. You’ll find us based in Sutton Coldfield, but we recruit nationally across the UK. As a company, our vision is to become the recruitment company that's most admired for its people. How do we achieve that? By hiring outstanding individuals to work for our business.
Covers: All areas of the United Kingdom (UK). | Contract, Part Time, Permanent | Salaries from £17k - £100k+
Affinity Search is your local recruiter for positions such as Customer Service, Sales, Account Management, Supervisors, Managers, Production Operatives, Shop Floor staff, Marketing, Ecommerce, Administration, Reception, Finance, HR and Supply chain.
Covers: UK Wide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £60k
Food & Drink Recruitment Specialists - Whether you're a branded or own label manufacturer of food, drink or non-food fast moving products, you can be rest assured that we have studied and understood the processes involved to get your product from concept within the NPD department to the consumer. We have operated across all routes to market, from major multiple retailers, convenience, wholesale foodservice and many more. Contact us today.
Covers: Nationwide Engineering Recruitment Specialists | Contract, Permanent | Salaries from £35k - £100k+
Reed are here to help you take your next step in the world of work, whatever it is. From recruiting talented individuals across 20 sectors for a permanent, temporary, or interim role; to recruiting at scale, and screening, your local recruiter have a solution that will ensure your business thrives. Alternatively, if you're looking to take the next step in your career, or break into a completely new sector, our experts can help.
Covers: UK Wide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+
WATS Recruitment Ltd
Network Recruitment Partnership
The Future Works
Jonathan Lee Recruitment
First Call Contract Services
The Best Connection
Most Popular Towns for Food & Drink in West Midlands
The food & drink sector is a major component of UK industry and is responsible for around 7% of the country's economy. The sector contributes over £90 billion to the national Gross Value Added (GVA) and covers a range of areas including marketing, sales, product development, supply chain and is the UK's biggest manufacturing industry. Food & Drink recruitment agencies, including those in the West Midlands, are in high demand to source organised and enthusiastic candidates who can succeed in what is a fast moving and pressurised industry.
Economic overview and salaries
Food & drink is an industry made up of passionate professionals as opposed to particularly well paid staff. The average salary in the sector will sit between £23K-£40K although there are many determining factors such as job role, experience and type of organisation that can affect this. Directors and managers could far exceed the average, whereas graduates and trainees will typically earn less than £20K. The industry covers an array of job roles such as hygiene managers, development chefs, marketing directors and technicians.
The West Midlands food & drink sector is responsible for around £6 billion a year and employs over 30,000 people, with Staffordshire and Birmingham seeing the most concentrated numbers. Food & drink recruitment agencies in the West Midlands are important for keeping the industry strong here and are able to use local expertise to source the most capable staff in the area.
Qualifications and entry requirements
The food & drink industry doesn't necessarily require a degree, but some positions will require this or a similar qualification. A food technologist will benefit from a degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering or food science, while a food hygienist will most likely need a CIEH in food safety. Each vocation will need a different set of qualifications and skills, but good communication, commercial awareness and a passion for the field are needed across the entire industry. Food & drink recruitment agencies are able to assess these skills and ensure clients are being supplied with staff who can make an immediate impact in the job.