Food Manufacturing & Retail

Connecting you with industry Leaders

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

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 40-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

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Agribusiness, food and wine professionals


Brett Price and Ray Johnson lead a team of agribusiness recruitment specialists who find talent for roles at all levels across the industry including agriculture, livestock and animal health, agribusiness, agri-research and development.

DR RAY JOHNSON - Agribusiness Recruiting - Agricultural Appointments

Dr Ray Johnson

Managing Director
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 - Agribusiness Recruiting - Agricultural Appointments

Brett Price

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

HOWARD WOOTTON - Agribusiness Recruiting - Agricultural Appointments

Howard wootton

Howard’s broad senior management experience of 33 years encompasses general management, sales, operations and recruitment in the agribusiness, food and facility services sectors. He has a comprehensive professional network and enjoys developing strong business relationships.

ANNIE FU - Agribusiness Recruiting - Agricultural Appointments

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.

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