DRi_TEMPLATE BASEDirect Recruiters has been recognized as the relationship-focused search firm that assists Food Processing Equipment organizations with recruiting, acquiring and retaining high-impact talent for mission-critical positions. We provide executive search, recruitment & staffing services to fill food processing equipment jobs in the manufacturing industry.

Finding Top Talent

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.

DRI’s Food Processing Equipment team has placed industry-specific executive talent at leading companies. Our extensive network of food industry contacts along with our proprietary sourcing techniques allows our Food Processing Equipment 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 Processing Equipment 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 Processing Equipment management and hiring authorities looking to hire key 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
  • In-House Counsel
  • Legal Staffing
  • Inquire About Other Professionals

DRI acquires talent within the Food Processing Equipment including:

  • Protein
  • Snack Foods
  • Fruit & Vegetables
  • Bakery
  • Confectionary
  • Dairy
  • Frozen Foods
  • Grocery/Club Stores/ Retail
  • Meats/Poultry
  • Seafood
  • Produce
  • Beverages
  • Ingredients
  • Flavors
  • Tobacco

Get in Touch with Our Team

To Fill a Position or Discuss a Recruiting Assignment, contact our Automated Packaging Equipment, Processing Equipment, and Material Handling Recruiters, Jason Herbert 440-996-0591 jherbert@directrecruiters.com or Dan Charney 440-996-0589 dcharney@directrecruiters.com or Cherie Shepard 440-996-0582 cshepard@directrecruiters.com.

Please join our LinkedIn networking group, Food Processing Executive Networking. 

Robert Cohn

Managing Partner

Cherie Shepard


Jason Herbert


Joel Jelinek

Executive Recruiter

Rachel Makoski

Director of Food & Beverage and Foodservice E&S

Katelynn Gurbach

Executive Recruiter

David Cremi


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