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Get to know our team - Dan Fitzsimons

Dan Fitzsimons and food images

Most people are looking at their current work situation and Covid and then wondering what they are going to do next. However, as a food and drink recruiter we are one of the few industries that has been able to keep the business thriving. After all, we are helping food and drink businesses with their recruitment projects and keeping food on the countries tables. Sourcing external help when you are so busy trying to get the food or drink out the door makes the best use of your time. As well as recruitment of staff we help with any consultative needs you may have, whether that is looking at future trends, salary surveys or even supporting with generating job descriptions.

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Dan has been home working through the lockdown and during this time has completed some great projects for clients. He loves to try new things - trying all the latest and upcoming food trends including all the amazing vegan options that are currently out in the market.

Throughout his five years in the recruitment world Dan has completed many projects for numerous clients. He has successfully placed into businesses from Blue Chip companies to exciting new Start-ups. Ensuring that the right candidates are placed within a business is not an easy task, however Daniel has found that truly getting to know his clients’ business, whether they are large or small, is the key to getting the right candidate for them.

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Working with some niche, growing businesses Dan has seen how his support and dedication can make huge impacts. Seeing products on the shelves of the supermarkets for the businesses he has worked with truly puts a smile on his face.

Dan is currently working typically on roles from £35,000 - £100,000 in the Operations, Engineering and Supply Chain disciplines. If you are looking to fill roles in your business from mid to senior Operations, Engineering and Supply Chain roles then Dan can help you.

Not only does Dan have experience working with food manufacturing businesses but he has also worked with drinks companies, FMCG organisations, food retailers, food packaging and foodservice / QSR companies.


As a business Focus has been recruiting within the food and drink industry for 30 years. With such vast experience and also now Employee Owned we will look after your best interests. After all our business is based on our great reputation.

If you are looking to fill a role then get in touch with Dan today on 01625 560778 or daniel.fitzsimons@fmcl.co.uk

Daniel Fitzsimons