we can recruit excellence
With 6000 businesses and 8000 products launched in the UK every year, the FMCG Food Manufacturing industry is the largest manufacturing sector and has a far-reaching impact on the nation’s economy. Food and drink manufacturing contributed £30bn to the UK economy, growing by 4.2% on the previous year.
The industry has a turnover of more than £112bn, accounting for 20% of total UK manufacturing as the biggest manufacturing sector in the country
Food and drink manufacturers directly employ over 468,000 people across the UK
Data & Trends 2021 shows that the EU food and drink industry employs 4.5 million people, generates a turnover of €1.1 trillion and €222 billion in value added, making it one of the largest manufacturing industries in the EU. In half of the EU’s 27 Member States, the food and drink industry is the biggest manufacturing employer
The UK packaging manufacturing sector has annual sales of around GBP 11 billion, employing more than 85,000 people, representing 3% of the country's manufacturing workforce
Despite the staggering growth, one of the most protracted problems facing the industry is the critical shortage of skilled workers; the need for a highly-trained workforce is intensifying rapidly.
we can face the challenges together
Recent research shows that UK businesses will need almost 137,000 new sector recruits this year alone. The challenge now, is for members of this diverse industry to attract and retain a reliable pipeline of talent and adopt a multi-faceted approach to capacity building during these times.
The Scantec FMCG Food, Drink & Packaging Manufacturing Team has pride in its excellent reputation across the industry and can guide you through the complexities of industry regulations and requirements to help you stay ahead of the curve.
you can take the lead
Pioneering clients from across the country have benefited from proven capabilities in end-to-end permanent and interim recruitment solutions. Collaboration is key to our success. When you put Scantec to work, the service is fuelled by expertise and backed by knowledge and certifications in FMCG Food, Drink & Packaging Manufacturing.
With proven rapid-response results, the FMCG Food, Drink & Packaging Manufacturing team is proud to work with clients across the UK and Internationally. We look at every project from several aspects and rely on our experience to leverage top-tier talent across a wide range of divisions:
- Technical / Quality / NPD (Inc Regulatory, EHS, Food Safety, Specifications)
- Production / Operations
- HR Management & Commercial (Sales / Marketing / Finance)
- Supply Chain / Procurement (Logistics, Planning, Warehouse, Materials)
- QC / Laboratory