Direct Recruiters has been recognized as the relationship-focused executive search firm that assists Food & Beverage organizations with recruiting, acquiring and retaining high-impact food industry employees for mission-critical positions. We provide executive search, recruitment & staffing services to fill food and beverage processing jobs. For employee recruiting assistance, placement assistance or to be considered for a food industry job, please contact our food and beverage processing recruiter, Rachel Makoski at 440-996-0871 or

Finding Top Talent

The food and beverage industry includes processors that transform raw ingredients into food for human consumption, whether it be one-off production, batch production or mass production. In addition there are food manufacturers and distributors who contribute to a thriving industry.  Direct Recruiters builds long-term relationships with food industry companies of all types to bring top talent to their companies.

DRI’s Food & Beverage practice area has placed industry-specific executive talent at leading companies. Our extensive network of industry contacts along with our proprietary sourcing techniques allows our Food & Beverage recruiters to deliver the best slate of executive level candidates including C-Suite, VPs, Directors and Senior Managers.

The DRI team is comprised of Food & Beverage experts including Researchers, Senior Recruiters, and Practice Leaders who devote 100% of their efforts in this 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 & Beverage management and hiring authorities looking to hire key industry professionals in the areas below:

  • C-Suite
  • Executive Level
  • Vice President (Sales, Engineering, Quality)
  • Director level
  • Controller
  • National/Global Account Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Marketing Manager
  • Facilities Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • Production Manager
  • HACCP Manager
  • Quality
  • Food Scientists
  • Engineering Manager
  • Product Engineer
  • Site Manager
  • In-House Counsel
  • Legal Staffing
  • Inquire About Other Professionals

DRI acquires talent within the Food & Beverage for clients manufacturing food products broken into the following:

  • Baked Goods
  • Beverage
  • Canned
  • Confectionery
  • Dairy
  • Flavoring
  • Frozen
  • Fruit/Vegetables
  • Grains
  • Ingredients
  • Poultry
  • Protein
  • Snack Food
  • Growers
  • Prepared Foods

Get in Touch with Our Team

To Fill a Position or Discuss a Recruiting Assignment, contact our Director of Food and Foodservice E&S and Food Processing Recruiter, Rachel Makoski: or 440-996-0871

Rachel Makoski | Director of Food & Beverage and Foodservice E&S | Food Processing Recruiter | Foodservice Equipment Recruiter | 440-996-0871 |

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