Direct Recruiters has been recognized as the relationship-focused search firm that assists Food Service Equipment organizations with recruiting, acquiring and retaining high-impact talent for mission-critical positions. We have been a trusted partner for some of the most progressive companies in the industry.  


Finding Top Talent

Direct Recruiters utilizes our extensive network of industry contacts along with our proprietary sourcing techniques to deliver key talent to the Food Service Equipment & Supplies Industry. We specialize in executive search, recruiting, placement and consulting solutions for Food Service Equipment Manufacturers, Suppliers and Distributors. DRI works with companies of all sizes to produce the best slate of executive level candidates including C-Suite, VP’s, Directors and Senior Managers.

The DRI team is comprised of food service equipment experts including Researchers, Senior Recruiters, and Practice Leaders who devote their efforts to the food service equipment industry. They have a thorough understanding of the current job market and what it takes to fill open positions.

On a daily basis, we are in contact with Food Service Equipment managers and hiring authorities looking to hire the top industry professionals in the areas below:

  • C-Suite
  • Executive Level
  • Vice President
  • Director
  • Controller
  • National/Global Account Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Marketing Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • Engineering Manager
  • Systems Engineer
  • Applications Engineer
  • Product Engineer
  • Technical Service Manager
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Controls Engineer
  • Site Manager
  • Inquire About Other Professionals

DRI’s Food Service Equipment & Supplies Clients cater to manufacturers that supply the following markets:

  • Restaurants
  • Quick Service Restaurant
  • Prisons or Correctional Institutions
  • Stadium & Entertainment Venues
  • Hospitals & Healthcare
  • Grocers Deli/Bakery
  • Schools K-12
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Hotels/Motels
  • Convenient Stores
  • Bars & Taverns
  • Caterers
  • Contract Feeders
  • Military

Thought Leader Interviews

Cherie Shepard, Director of Packaging, Material Handling & Processing interviews Robert Slykhuis, President & CEO, Bizerba North America.

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DRI acquires talent for clients manufacturing the following Food Service Equipment:

Get in Touch with Our Team

To Fill a Position or Discuss a Recruiting Assignment, contact our Food Service Equipment Executive Recruiter, Rachel Makoski at 440-996-0871, rmakoski@directrecruiters.com or contact on LinkedIn.

Rachel Makoski

Executive Recruiter Food Service Equipment

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DRI Team Testimonials

“I work with the DRI  team to fill high quality sales and sales leadership roles. They take the time to understand our hiring needs and as a result, we are always sent well-qualified candidates in a timely fashion.” Jim Peterson, Sales Director, North America Provisur

I've had the pleasure of working with the DRI team for the past 5 years. It has been great to have their support as we push through our growth period. Our team would not have been as strong as it is today without DRI’s tireless assistance.” Rainer DallaRosa, Vice President, Industrial Division North America Bizerba