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Recruit the right people and you stand to gain competitive edge in any fast-paced industry and this is true in FMCG.

First Recruitment consultants understand just how important it is to have in place the processes that secure the right people for our clients. It is standard practice for us to take the time to understand your requirements in detail and offer sound advice to you as a clients or as a candidate.


  1. HSE Manager


    South West

    £35k - 42k per year

  2. HR Administrator (Maternity Cover)


    E Midlands

    £20k - 24k per year

  3. Graduate Quality Analyst


    North West

    Market related

  4. Senior NPD Technologist


    W Midlands

    £25k - 28k per year

  5. Planning Manager


    E Midlands

    £35k - 45k per year + Benefits

  6. Mechanical Fitter/Mechanical Engineer


    North West

    £29k - 30k per year

  7. Health, Safety and Environmental Manager (HSE)


    South West

    £35k - 40k per year + benefits

  8. Health, Safety and Environmental Manager (HSE)


    E Midlands

    £40k - 45k per year + benefits

  9. NPD Technologist


    E Midlands

    £26k - 28k per year + benefits

Types of clients

We have a wealth of experience across the FMCG sector, and our diverse client base includes both growing SMEs and blue-chip corporations. Through an extensive network of contacts we are able to match great candidates to the right roles - ensuring clients have access to the best talent available. We build long-lasting, successful partnerships with our clients including Tulip, Adelie Foods, and Meadow Vale Foods. And we come highly recommended.

Praise from our FMCG clients

You can read some of our FMCG testimonials here.

"We have used First Recruitment to support the recruitment of several key roles within our business over the past 12 months. The quality of the candidates put forward by Steve and Jess were extremely high which helped enormously in our ability to fill all roles, also the candidates have all been a success since joining our business. Steve and Jess were prompt, knowledgeable and very professional and made the recruitment process for us extremely simple. The service we have received has been first class and I would highly recommend the services of First Recruitment to any Company looking to fill a vacancy."

Colette Jones, Group HR Manager, Meadow Vale Food Group

A consultative approach

In-depth industry experience lies at the heart of our service. This expertise enables us to truly understand your operation and particularly the type of people who will be a good fit for your roles.

Our approach to the recruitment process is highly consultative and each assignment is tailored to your specific needs. As you would expect, levels of communication are established from the start, to give you assurance about the levels of service you will receive as the process develops.

Type of recruitment and roles

We actively recruit at all levels from junior management positions right up to board level appointments, as well as recruiting across the whole manufacturing process, from product concept to final delivery onto the supermarket shelves.

We recruit for the following disciplines:

  • Production
  • Manufacturing
  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Process
  • Hygiene
  • Technical
  • NPD
  • Warehouse
  • Logistics
  • Dispatch
  • Planning
  • Supply Chain
  • Lean/CI
  • Quality Assurance
  • Project
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • HR

Contact us today for an informal consultation on your recruitment needs. Let us explain the solutions we can offer and how we can help you. Please call +44 (0) 1925 907000 or email and we’ll be happy to help.

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