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Protea Recruitment | Food manufacturing Recruitment Specialists in Scotland, England, Wales & Northern Ireland

Protea Recruitment

Recruitment for the Food, Drinks & FMCG Industry

0131 378 7222

At Protea Recruitment, we specialise in connecting talented professionals with senior-level opportunities in the dynamic and fast-paced food, drinks, and FMCG industry. With our extensive industry expertise, we are dedicated to assisting both candidates and organisations in finding the perfect fit. Whether you are a skilled executive seeking an exciting career move or a company in pursuit of exceptional talent, Protea Recruitment is here to guide you every step of the way, delivering unparalleled service and results. Welcome to a world of senior-level opportunities in the food, drinks, and FMCG sectors.

Our strengths lie in the recruitment of Management to Director/ Board Level Candidates, for both Full-Time & Interim/ FTC​

  • Technical/Quality

  • Engineering & Projects

  • Production/ Operations 

  • Supply Chain/ Logistics

  • HR Management & Finance

  • Sales & Marketing

  • Development/ R&D/ NPD

  • General Management, MD, Senior, Director and Executive Level

Our Latest Roles
For a full list of our vacancies, click here

"This was a hugely enjoyable experience, and one where I was steered expertly through the process by my Protea contact. From start to finish a first class organisation, and one I am very grateful to."

Candidate January 2024

About us


Launched in 2020 by its founder and Managing Director, Matt Steedman. Combining his love of Food and Recruitment, Matt has a long history of recruiting and advising local and global Food and Drinks Manufacturing businesses. He is still actively recruiting, allowing him to keep abreast of the everchanging and evolving market...


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Client Services

With a focus on Food | Drinks | and FMCG, our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills. Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to...



Candidate Services

We see each candidate as an individual, not just a number or name; we focus on getting to know you as a person whilst matching your skills to find your next career opportunity.


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