Recruiting Top Talent in the Food CPG Industry

The Food CPG industry is the heartbeat of consumer satisfaction, delivering the products that fill our pantries, refrigerators, and kitchen shelves. It's an ever-evolving landscape driven by innovation, consumer trends, and market demands. The Food CPG industry encompasses a wide range of products, from packaged foods to beverages, each requiring a unique set of skills and expertise.

In this dynamic sector, success hinges on having the right people in the right roles. With high-stakes positions that play a large role in organizational success, finding, attracting, and retaining top-tier talent is not just a goal – it's an imperative. Your team's excellence directly influences your company's success.

DRI's Food CPG Recruiters and Executive Search 

At Direct Recruiters, Inc. we are committed to delivering premium services tailored to your food CPG executive search and recruitment needs. With our comprehensive range of offerings, we strive to ensure your organization secures top-notch talent to lead the way in the ever-evolving industry.

  1. Specialized Food CPG Knowledge: The Food CPG industry is a niche field with its own language, challenges, and nuances. Our seasoned food recruiters understand the intricacies of this industry, ensuring you get candidates who are not just qualified but poised to thrive in your unique environment.
  2. Access to Top Food Talent: Our extensive network and deep industry connections give you access to a pool of talent that might otherwise remain hidden. We know where to find the leaders, innovators, and game-changers your organization needs.
  3. Time-Efficiency: Every day a critical role goes unfilled is a day of missed opportunities. Our streamlined executive search process is designed to get the right candidate in place swiftly, minimizing disruption and maximizing productivity.
  4. Culture Fit: Finding candidates who not only have the skills but also align with your company's culture is paramount. We're skilled at ensuring a seamless fit, reducing turnover and enhancing team cohesion.
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Food CPG Roles We Place

On a daily basis, we are in contact with Food CPG management and hiring authorities looking to hire key industry professionals in the areas below:

  • C-Suite
  • Controller
  • Director level
  • Engineering Manager
  • Executive Level
  • HACCP Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • National/Global Account Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • Product Engineer
  • Product Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Quality
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Vice President (Sales, Engineering, Quality)
  • In-House Counsel
  • Legal Staffing
  • Private Equity and Portfolio Company Roles
  • Inquire About Other Professionals

Food CPG Recruitment Areas of Focus

The Food CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) industry is diverse, encompassing a wide range of categories. These categories are defined by the types of products they produce and market. Here are some common categories of clients within the Food CPG industry DRI's food recruiters work with:

Why Choose DRI Food CPG Recruiters?

Proven Excellence: Our track record speaks for itself. We've placed top-tier talent in leading Food CPG companies, contributing to their growth and success.

Industry Expertise: Our team is composed of industry insiders who understand the challenges you face. We don't just find candidates; we find the right candidates for your unique needs.

Custom Solutions: We tailor our approach to your specific requirements. Whether you need a single key hire or a complete team overhaul, our solutions are flexible and effective.

Confidentiality: We understand the sensitive nature of executive searches. Your company's information and reputation are safe with us.

Dedication to Success: Your success is our success. We're committed to ensuring your team is equipped to meet the demands of the Food CPG industry head-on.


Derek Pietz, VP of Automation, Ono Food Co.

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Oliver Munoz, Talent Acquisition Leader, Olam Food Ingredients

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Pablo Ruiz, Plant Manager, California Custom Fruits & Flavors, Inc.

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Rachel Makoski
Director of Food & Beverage and Foodservice E&S


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