About Us

Food Careers is a leading specialist Recruitment Consultancy providing job opportunities within UK & Global Food Manufacturingr, managing Permanent & Interim recruitment assignments. Since 2002, we have assisted our candidates by identifying jobs in food manufacturing that meet career goals and aspirations. Our clients range from large Food corporations to niche Food & Drink manufacturers.

We recruit across a range of Disciplines including: Manufacturing & Operations, Engineering, Quality & Technical, Supply Chain, Logistics, Purchasing, NPD, Process, Laboratory, Compliance, Sales & Marketing, Brand, Product, Commercial, HR, Hygiene, Health, Risk. 

Meet the Leadership Team

Our leadership team are dedicated, career recruiters who apply a hands-on approach and are involved in every appointment the business makes.

As professional consultants we differentiate ourselves through, vast experience within the Food & Drink sector, the quality of the advice we offer clients, and the relationships we have developed with professionals within the sector.

Chris Burns

Chris Burns


Jo Milne

Jo Milne

Research & Marketing Manager


Food Careers was created in 2002 with the aim of giving Food & Drink Manufacturers and the wider Food Industry the opportunity to use a specialist recruitment consultancy amidst a sea of generalist providers. Food Careers understand how Food & Drink companies are run. We understand their structure, their aims and objectives, and the regulatory framework they operate in. We use our expertise to do two things; Firstly, we assist our customers to find the skilled people they need to improve their Food & Drink businesses. Secondly, with regular contact and honest feedback we identify career opportunities that match the goals and objectives of the food professionals we work with. Our focus and passion is the Food & Drink industry, you could say it’s all we know.


Our values are underpinned by our insight into the Food & Drink industry and the diverse range of career opportunities it offers ambitious professionals. We go further than simply recruiting for individual roles and offer support and advice to clients on long-term resourcing and talent attraction strategy. We value integrity, honesty and continuity. We treat our employees with respect and they repay us with loyalty; Average employee service is currently 9 years and customers speak to the same contact and receive consistency of service. Our ultimate aim is to deliver results for our customers and we achieve this through experience, food industry knowledge and the relationships we have developed with food & drink industry professionals.