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Types of Food Industry jobs

Quorum Search Partners are the largest food industry recruitment team in Ireland. We recruit people who have a genuine passion for food and all that goes into producing it. Quorum offers a jobs database featuring jobs for those who are experienced within this industry, as well as training jobs and first jobs for those who wish to join this bustling industry. Quorum has an up-to-the-minute job posting within the food industry which means that it is the place to go if you want to get the very best jobs.


Food Jobs

Recruiters not only look for a passion for the food industry when hiring new people, they also embrace someone who has taken the time to increase their knowledge and experience in relation to the food industry. Ensuring you stay up to date on the latest food industry news through QSP.IE is vital when applying for a food industry job.


What is the food industry?

When considering a job in the food industry, it is best to know all the areas this consists of. If you are looking for a way into the food industry, jobs such as training schemes or graduate programmes are the best ways of securing an interview. However, if you have more years of experience in various fields, your skills could transfer to a managerial type role that will benefit the food industry.

However, it is important to remember that the food industry is not only based on skills, but also on passion and knowledge regarding food production and manufacturing processes etc. It is important that when making this decision to be a part of the food industry, that you have had some qualification or experience of how it works and what is involved. For example, if you wish to be involved in a managerial role within a food company it is important that you have some knowledge and experience relating to this field.


So in order to succeed at this job and help secure an interview, recruiters would look to see that you know how food industry production is managed from the most senior position to entry-level position within a food company structure. As well as this, knowing and experiencing the latest food trends will help keep you keep ahead of the game, and give you the edge within the ever-evolving food industry. 


QSP Jobs Database

QSP.IE offers many jobs within the food industry, all in one place and easily accessible when searching for a job or career in the food industry.

Quorum offers jobs in the following areas: Buying/Purchasing, Engineering, Environmental, Finance, Food Science, Fresh Produce, Graduates, Health & Safety, HR & Training, Hygiene, Interim, IT & Administration, Marketing, New Product Development, Operational Management, Packaging, Planning, Production & Manufacturing, Quality Assurance (QA), Research & Development, Sales/Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical and Technologists.


Buying/purchasing jobs rely heavily on knowledge of the food industry and a keen eye for products and negotiation. The main tasks for this job include purchasing food materials at the best cost, communication, negotiation, and building relationships with manufacturing clients. In order to stay ahead of the competition, knowledge of the latest food products is paramount when staying ahead of your competitors.


New product development jobs are perfect for people with a creative flair. New product development jobs are in high demand, with companies wanting to stay ahead of the game by competing against their competitors. Working in new product development calls for someone who knows the industry and knows its competitors. As well as this you must be creative in order to grab attention and know what is appealing and what sells in this industry.


Environmental jobs require a strong knowledge of health, and safety, environmental policies, and standards. When applying for a job regarding environmental issues it is important that you agree that you will ensure that companies meet all required environmental standards.


Working in Finance is a common and important part of any company or industry. Financial aspects are relevant in making sure that large companies or industries run smoothly and all products are being purchased and produced at the right cost etc. From graduate to chief financial officer jobs all within the food industry. A career in finance is one that takes years of training in order to succeed, however, unlike other careers within the food industry, these skills can transfer from any other job field into the food industry.



QSP.IE not only serves as a great food jobs database within the food industry but also is a reliable source of news and careers advice that acts as knowledge and guidance around all issues relating to the food industry.


Quorum Search Partners Ltd

645 The Capel Building
Mary's Abbey, Dublin 7

Tel: +353 1 87 88240



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