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Food Industry Recruiting, Placement & Consulting Services

Direct Recruiters, Inc. is an executive search firm that recruits and places food industry executives, food CPG professionals, food industry consultants, food manufacturing employees, food and beverage sales managers, food production directors, food service professionals, C-Level food processing officers, regional and national food product advertising and marketing managers, food scientists, food quality coordinators, and food safety specialists for food companies in the United States and Canada. For employee recruiting assistance, placement assistance or to be considered for food industry jobs, please contact our food industry recruiter Cherie Shepard at 440-996-0582 or cshepard@directrecruiters.com.

Food Industry Recruiting Specializations

DRI provides food company recruitment across the broad food sector. We have built a strong network of food industry professionals, both clients and candidates, for several years. Our food industry executive recruiters work within the following specializations:

The Food Processing industry is driven behind the scenes by high-tech equipment and machinery used to meet quality standards. DRI assists Food Processing Equipment companies to find top talent to uphold and enforce these standards. Through our extensive network, DRI recruits, acquires and retains top talent for leading organizations.
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DRI’s Food & Beverage practice area works with organizations who manufacture and/or process food products. DRI builds long-term relationships with food and beverage companies across the United States to recruit, acquire and retain the best slate of executive level candidates including C-Suite, VPs, Directors, Senior Managers and more.
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Direct Recruiters utilizes our extensive network of industry contacts along with our proprietary sourcing techniques to deliver key talent to the Food Service Equipment Industry. We specialize in executive search, recruiting, placement and consulting solutions for Food Service Equipment Manufacturers, Suppliers and Distributors.
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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.
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 Food Industry Recruiting Services

DRI search consultants perform retained and contingency searches for firms that distribute, automatically package, wholesale, handle materials, transport, retail, warehouse and perform other supply chain and logistic functions to provide food and beverage products to consumers across North America. We source laboratory managers and food technologists for clients that provide food product development and food flavor research services within the USA food industry. DRI's food recruiting team offers contract staffing services, staff augmentation services and temp-to-perm employee placement services for food CPG organizations.

We recruit senior account executives, operations directors, purchasing managers and food engineers for food manufacturing firms in the USA that run batch production, mass production and JIT (Just-In-Time) production facilities.  DRI staffing specialists work with restaurants, hotels and other types of hospitality industry firms.  DRI does recruiting work for U.S. and Canadian companies that manufacture and sell packaged foods, packaged beverages, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and other non-durable consumables.

DRI Provides Recruitment, Executive Search And Staffing Services For U.S. And Canadian Food Industry Firms

  • Food CPG Companies
  • Natural Products Companies
  • Agribusiness Companies
  • Baking Companies
  • Beverage Companies
  • Meat Companies
  • Condiment and Sauce Companies
  • Dairy Companies
  • Flavor Companies
  • Food and Beverage Industry Product Firms
  • Food and Nutrition Companies
  • Food and Product Laboratories
  • Food Distribution Businesses
  • Food Industry Equipment Firms
  • Food Manufacturing Software Firms
  • Food Safety Consultants
  • Food Service Companies
  • Food Warehousing Firms
  • Flexible Packaging Companies
  • Frozen Food Companies
  • Gourmet Food Companies
  • Food Ingredient Companies
  • Material Handling Entities
  • Meat, Seafood and Poultry Companies
  • Food Packaging Companies
  • Snack Food Companies
  • Vegetable and Produce Firms

Contact a Food Industry Recruiter or Executive Search Consultant

Cherie Shepard
Managing Partner

Jim Stillwagon
Food Industry Recruiter

Cherie Shepard | Managing Partner 440-996-0582 | cshepard@directrecruiters.com

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Sara Kelly, Quality Assurance Manager, NuTrail

“Rachel was an excellent recruiter. she went above and beyond at handling my position. She was professional, informative, and made me feel confident.”

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Oliver Munoz, Talent Acquisition Leader, Olam Food Ingredients

“Rachel and team did a phenomenal job identifying a candidate for a critical role for ofi that had been open for over a year. She went above and beyond to ensure weekly updates were provided and provided clear insights about…

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Eric Hutchison, Engineering Manager at Grote Company

“I had the opportunity to work with DRI for my current role after being in my previous role for many years. Rachel and the DRI team were a pleasure to work with and very supportive for someone who hadn’t done…

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

“If I told you that when Rachel reached out to me about an opportunity, would you believe it changed my life? It did. She was a total professional throughout the entire process and made it seem effortless. I could not…

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Flemming Scott, HR Manager – ITW Food Equipment Group LLC

“I have worked with Rachel at DRI for about two years in which we have had three placements through DRI’s services. Rachel is a very approachable recruiter and contact. She coordinates the efforts on DRI’s side to find talent and…

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