Food Manufacturing Recruiters

“After 30 years of training, I’m increasingly convinced that hiring is more important than training.”

Dr. Stephen R. Covey.

Hiring the right person for the job is the goal of every food manufacturing company. All things being equal, the team with the best talent on the field usually walks away with the “Championship”.

In today’s fast paced, competitive food manufacturing industry, companies need people who can make good decisions, who can embrace the latest technologies and leverage them to improve the organization. People who can create, innovate and lead, rather than just follow current trends.Employer

We don’t just look for a good looking resume, or some set of keywords. We work to understand what characteristics make a successful candidate for you. What does an average day look like? Describe the company culture. What do people enjoy about working there? When we feel comfortable that we understand exactly what you are looking for and can properly represent you and the opportunity in the marketplace, only then do we begin the search for your next super-star employee.

Featured Candidates

Looking for new talent? Here are some of our current candidates currently looking for new opportunities. To request more information about one of the specific candidates below, please click the “Inquire Now” link and include the Candidate Profile Number in your inquiry.

Candidate Profile – R&D Director

He has his BS in Chemistry, CFS certified, and has over 10 years’ experience managing R&D processes and departments in the ingredients industry. Excellent product development experience with nutritional related products as well strong process development skills. Is conducted cutting-edge research in both proteins as well as hydrocolloids and is well published in this area. In addition to his strong technical background he has worked with large key accounts on technical issues and requests and has good cross functional project management skills. #1619

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Candidate Profile – R&D Manager

He has his Masters in Food Science, his BS in Biochemistry and 20 years of experience in R&D, 6 of which in managerial roles. He has worked in R&D directly for meat processors but in the 10 years or so has worked for specialty ingredients processors working on meat/protein applications on an international scale. Strong product development/ project management experience, Stage-Gate methodology, and good at maintaining effective communications cross functionally and cross region to fulfill key customer projects and strengthen the overall opportunity pipeline. #1612

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Candidate Profile –Technical Services/R&D Manager

A Sr. Food Scientist with over 10 years food ingredient experience, 5 years supervising R&D and client services activities for an international ingredients processor. Strong analytical skills, excellent leadership and communication skills, well published in her area of expertise, strong in confection, baking, dairy hydrocolloids and proteins, she manages the team and lab for her current employer. Full life cycle new product development experience, strong troubleshooting skills, good at prioritizing and managing project timelines. In representing her company she has presented at conventions, conferences, and is their innovation leader for North America. #1598

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Candidate Profile – Process Engineer – Mechanical Engineering

BS in Mechanical Engineering, with 3 years in both process engineering and machine tool design. He has a year and a half experience in process improvement, working with production and pilot plant operations on new product rollout and CI initiatives. His strength is his versatility, great mechanical (as well as programming skills), good on documentation, data analysis as well as translating technical concepts to layman’s terms. He feels his greatest strength is troubleshooting and identifying patterns in processes and events.#1606

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Candidate Profile – Sr Food Scientist – Meat

She has her Masters in Food Science, her MBA and 20 years of experience in R&D. Strong product development/ project management experience, and has taken products from concept to commercialization. She has overseen team members in the lab, has worked with a fair range of products and processes from ready to eat beef, pork and poultry products, canned, frozen as well as freeze dried and is adept as achieving product excellence while keeping in mind production capabilities. Stable work history, Fortune 500 background, and has created products for both retail as well as food service. #1610

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Candidate Profile – Maintenance Manager / Plant Engineer

A degreed Mechanical Engineer with over 20 years experience in the food industry. Strong Project Engineering/Management skills, he has experience with both the production/high speed processing lines as well as with large ammonia systems and boilers and recently was part of a Greenfield start-up with new state of the art food processing facility. He has overseen maintenance teams in excess of 50 technicians and supervisors, has good PSM, Continuous Improvement, predictive and preventive maintenance skills, and has worked with a wide range of products and processes. #1596

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