Food Careers

Careers in the food industry can be a very exciting prospect for a variety of reasons. There are a huge variety of roles available at any one time from a large number of clients looking for the best candidates to develop their food industry careers. is one of the best resources available to help you make that move and ensure it is the best one for you.

Careers with food manufacturers can be found all over the country, making it easier to find one closer to where you are if you don’t want to move or one where you are about to move to.  The search tool on allows you to refine your searches to particular job categories, locations and salary bands to make it easier for you to find the role. Job descriptions are supplied to the most relevant information to help with applying for that role and are kept up-to-date to ensure you aren’t misled at any point.

If you are looking for a diverse industry where you can always find challenging roles, careers with food organisations will be able to provide you with opportunities for personal development throughout your food career. There is a good progression route in most careers in the food industry, and you can branch out to try different parts and new roles when available to help you decide where you want your food career to go.

Careers in food industries are consistently available because there is such a large market demand for food and drink products that people always want and need. Even if you have no experience in the food industry, it is possible to move into a career with food with the right transferable skills. Experience in similar jobs in other industries will give you an understanding of the processes that you can apply in a new industry but the details and content in your field will be the biggest focus. maintains good relationships with food and beverage organisations of all sizes to present the best opportunities to candidates. These could range from large, international organisations to smaller and niche companies dedicated to specific areas. As a result, food industry careers can be started anywhere to suit you, and we provide an excellent base from which to do this.

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  • Senior Process Technologist

    • Nottinghamshire
    • £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
    • Zest Recruitment

    An extremely successful, well-known company in the chilled sector are looking to appoint a hard-working, passionate, enthusiastic Senior Process Te...


  • Production Team Leader/Supervisor

    • Nottinghamshire
    • £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits + Shift Allowance
    • Zest Recruitment

    Looking to start a career in a company that gives back? Our client are currently seeking a Production Team Leader/Supervisor with previous manager...


  • Materials Planner

    • Nottinghamshire
    • £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
    • Zest Recruitment

    Are you looking to be part of an innovative business that is continuing to invest in the site and their employees? A fantastic opportunity has ari...


  • Innovations Manager

    • London (Greater)
    • £negotiable
    • Blue Spark

    The Company This entrepreneurial and exciting brand is expanding at a rate of knots in their existing categories whilst simultaneously exploring ne...

  • Shift Manager

    • Essex
    • £30,000 - 40,000
    • KPI Recruitment Ltd

    Our clients require a tenacious, resourceful, Shift Manager with excellent management skills to control the processing and packing of their products

  • Graduate Production Assistant

    • Cornwall
    • £23000 per annum
    • Zest Recruitment

    Position: Graduate Production Assistant Location: Cornwall Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 Are you graduating this summer? Are you looking for you fir...

  • Shift Engineer

    • Cornwall
    • £35000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Pension, Life Cover, 5% Bonus.
    • Zest Recruitment

    Shift Engineer Cornwall £35,000 + 25 Days Holiday, Pension, Life Cover, 5% Bonus.

  • Multi-Skilled Relief Engineer

    • Somerset
    • £38000 per annum + 10% Bonus
    • Zest Recruitment

    Multi-Skilled Relief Engineer Somerset £38,000 + 10% Bonus Are you looking for your next career move in a rapidly expanding business? Are you loo...

  • Multi-Skilled Engineer - (Mon-Fri Days)

    • Berkshire
    • £36000 per annum + Overtime
    • Zest Recruitment

    Multi-Skilled Engineer Berkshire £36,000 + Overtime Monday - Friday Days Are you looking for your next career move in a well-established business...

  • Multi-Skilled Engineer

    • England, Somerset
    • £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, 25 Days Holiday
    • Zest Recruitment

    Multi-Skilled Engineer (Electrical Bias) Somerset £40,000 + 10% Bonus, Pension, 25 Days Holiday.

  • Multi-Skilled Engineer

    • Somerset
    • £38000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday
    • Zest Recruitment

    Multi-Skilled Engineer Somerset £38,000 + 10% Bonus, Pension, Life Cover and Healthcare.

  • HR Assistant

    • London
    • £24000 - £28000 per annum
    • Zest Recruitment

    HR Assistant £24,000 - £28,000 London Are you currently working in a HR role or looking for a new job within HR? My client, a leading food manufac...

  • Senior NPD Technologist / NPD Manager

    • Essex
    • £30,000 - 35,000
    • KPI Recruitment Ltd

    Reporting to the Head of Technical and NPD, you will be coordinating and managing projects carried out by a bright, expanding team.

  • Technical Manager | Manufacturing | Northamptonshire

    • England, Northamptonshire
    • £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
    • MorePeople

    Do you have previous experience in a site technical manager role? Do you have excellent understanding of HACCP, QMS, BRC?

  • Quality Controller / QC

    • South East England / Kent
    • c£19k
    • Tailormade Resources

    Specialist Importer and Supplier of Fresh Products, offers the position of Quality Controller / QC to join their technical team.

  • QA Manager

    • Glasgow
    • £40,000 - £45,000
    • KPI Recruitment Ltd

    My client supplies some of the biggest names on the high street with their product, and is without doubt the market leader in their field.

  • Multi Skilled Engineer x 2

    • Greater Manchester / Lancashire
    • ££Competitive
    • KPI Recruitment Ltd

    My client - a progressive food manufacturing company - requires TWO Multi Skilled Engineers (1 Elec / 1 Mech) to join their team on a permanent bas...

  • Shift Production Manager

    • Lancashire
    • £32,000 - 36,000
    • KPI Recruitment Ltd

    My client is a leading supplier of ambient goods to the major retailers. Due to expansion they are looking for a back shift Production Manager.

  • Factory Manager

    • Ayrshire and Arran
    • £40,000 - 50,000
    • KPI Recruitment Ltd

    This food manufacturer has a great opportunity for a driven individual to join a company passionate about their products.

  • HSE Advisor

    • East Scotland
    • £30k
    • KPI Recruitment Ltd

    Our client, a manufacturer of high-quality products is currently looking to recruit a Health, Safety and Environmental Advisor to join their team.

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