Whether you’re a food processing company or a food technology company, finding talent for today and tomorrow is a must.

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It’s also something that many managers and HR departments struggle with.

Here’s some of what you’ve told us in industry research about your biggest food manufacture and retail recruitment challenges:

  • Matching the attitude and skills of candidates to both the immediate job requirements and the development needs of the organization.
  • Finding and attracting the next generation of talent to the industry to meet its long term needs.
  • Identifying people who have the necessary drive and long-term commitment to the business. Many are considering their next career step as soon as they begin work.

Agricultural Appointments applies an approach that has been honed over its 35-year recruitment history, to find the people who are a long-term fit for your company. This includes people whose skills are transferable across the supply chain.

CONTACT US

Food manufacture and retail recruitment team

Ray Johnson and Brett Price lead a team of food manufacture and retail recruitment specialists for roles in R & D, production, marketing and sales. Together, they know and access talented people across the supply chain.

Dr Ray Johnson

Dr Ray Johnson

Managing Director / Agribusiness Recruitment Lead

From research scientist to CEO to company director, Ray has worked at senior levels in the industry for over 20 years and in the industry generally since 1983. That 33-year history gives him deep networks and people management experience.

Brett Price

Brett Price

Sales Director / Food Manufacturing, Retail & Wine Lead

From animal nutritionist to general management to recruitment, Brett is a consummate relationship builder, with a network to match.

Richard Broughton

Richard Broughton

A key member of the team since 2003, Richard has formed solid relationships with clients and candidates across Australia, from small boutique wineries to large corporate businesses.

Al Kellaway

Al Kellaway

With a resume that includes several of the world’s leading multinational agrichemical companies, Al recruits talented people who are searching for a career in the inputs and services sector to rural industry.

Annie Fu

Annie Fu

Proficient in Mandarin and English, Annie's extensive knowledge of the Asian HR and recruiting areas will be of great benefit to the Australian agrifood sectors.

Felicity White

Felicity White

Felicity's experience over the last 20 years spans across irrigated and broadacre cropping, sugarcane, cotton and nut industries. Strong connections throughout private and public sectors of Australian agriculture gained through involvement in technology commercialisation projects for sustainable farming.