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Food packaging recruitment services

Focus Packaging: Who are we?

Focus Packaging is a specialist division of Focus Management Consultants and we are experts in food and beverage recruitment across all functions and specialisms.  Since our launch in 1990, Focus Management Consultants have been partners to some of the best-known food manufacturers and retailers globally. Central to this has been the packaging sector.

Focus Packaging consultants have specialist recruitment knowledge of all packaging sectors, including the following: 

  • Flexibles
  • Printed Folding Cartons
  • Corrugated
  • Plastics
  • Labels
  • Luxury

Focus Packaging have access to an extensive global network of contacts, from entry level graduates through to board level candidates. We have a market leading database and extensive Search network, enhanced by our founding position in IFRA – the International Food Recruitment Alliance. This further increases our reach in the food and packaging industry, as we share our international talent pools to discover the very best candidates out there.  We have food recruitment reach across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Australasia and North and South America.

Covering the whole supply chain from farm to fork, Focus Management and Focus Packaging create synergetic opportunities as many of our food and beverage clients are often your customers! 

Why work with Focus Packaging?

We offer a consultative approach to packaging recruitment. We are strategic partners to our clients with a focus on fining the added value opportunity through recruitment and exceptional service.

We work hard to get to know your business - not just in terms of your product range, but also your culture and company background. This cultural and value understanding gives a real opportunity to secure the perfect candidates. 

As experts in our field we understand the technical shorthand used to reference packaging products. We understand the print processes and finishes you use. We know the machinery you use, and we keep up to date with the latest innovations in the market. Our aim is to build mutually beneficial, strategic partnerships with like-minded business where we can really add value. We will work with you to face down tough competition and ensure that your package is the most appealing to top talent. 

If this sounds like something that would benefit you, then you should be working with us – and we haven’t yet met a client that this wouldn’t benefit. 

What positions do we cover?

We have our international, UK graduate, interim, and executive level divisions working hard to ensure that we can supply all of the job candidates that you need. We have particular experience in recruiting for positions such as:

  • Sales / Commercial
  • Technical
  • Operations
  •  Production
  • Design
  • Development
  • Human Resources
  • Health and Safety
  • Training
  • Supply Chain
  • Finance

We are experienced in recruiting for all roles, and if it is not on this list, we can still help you to find the ideal candidate. 

We are capable of recruiting for multiple roles at once, for example if you are opening a new facility or expanding your team to facilitate growth. We can also deal with premium roles which require discretion to help search out the best talent looking for new pastures.

What can you expect? 

You will be assigned a dedicated Account Manager to be accountable for the delivery of every project. At every stage of the recruitment process, you will be kept appraised of what we are doing to ensure you find the right people for your jobs.

Your job will be our focus we will utilise every technique available to us as market leading recruiters, to find you the most appropriate solution.  We will advertise effectively to provide the maximum exposure we can, on our website, as well as social channels and advertising on all other relevant publications and Job Boards.  But that's only the start. We will market map, identify search and network targets and proactively seek out those individuals who are not actively looking but would be perfect for the role.

We are happy to discuss all aspects of the recruiting process before, during or after you start hunting for candidates with us. Just get in touch and we will start the ball rolling.

With us you can always expect the utmost in premium service, with timely results and the most appropriate, curated shortlist of candidates available for you to choose from.

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