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Specialists in food and drink manufacturing recruitment

At Silven Recruitment, we’re always one step ahead of the game. We combine knowledge and experience with the latest and greatest recruitment technology to help clients and candidates connect. So, whether you’re struggling with those hard-to-fill vacancies or looking to start a new career, we’re here to help you make the right decision.


Latest Food Industry Jobs

North Wales, Wirral, Merseyside

Shift Manager

Job Title: Shift Manager Location: North Wales, Wirral, Merseyside Salary: £42,000   The...

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NPD Technologist

NPD Technologist – Shape the Future of Food!   Do you have a passion for food innovation and...

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Engineering Team Leader

Job Opportunity: Engineering Team Leader Location: Corby Salary: £62,000 – £63,000 DOE...

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NPD Manager

NPD Manager Reporting to: Head of NPD & Innovation Location: Dunstable Package: Circa...

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Quality Manager

Quality Manager Are you ready for a new challenge as a Quality Manager? An established...

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Night Shift Area Manager

Night Shift Area Manager – Food Manufacturing Location:  Northamptonshire Salary: £39,000...

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Safety, Health, and Environment (SHE) Manager

Safety, Health, and Environment (SHE) Manager – Food Manufacturing Location:  Northamptonshire...

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Operations Manager

Operations Manager – Nights – Food Manufacturing Location:  Northamptonshire...

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Corby, Northamptonshire

Maintenance Manager – Food Industry

Job Ad: Maintenance Manager – Food Industry Location: Corby, Northamptonshire Working...

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Junior Technical Manager

Junior Technical Manager Location: Glastonbury Working Hours: Full-time, Monday to Friday Salary: c...

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Why choose Silven for your food recruitment needs?

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Unmatched market knowledge

Thanks to our unparalleled market knowledge and access to industry experts, all of our clients and candidates are guaranteed to receive a professional yet personable service. Don’t believe us? Find out for yourself!

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Pure dedication for our candidates

We don’t just help candidates and clients connect – we help them thrive. Our team are experts in food and drink manufacturing recruitment. They live, eat, and breathe their specialist areas and truly care about placing candidates with the organisation that’s right for them. We provide knowledge, tips, and advice so you can save time and focus on what you do best.

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A smooth process for our clients

Our mission is to become the go-to food and drink recruiter for both candidates and clients. That’s why we strive to provide a recruitment experience that’s personal, valuable and, best of all, memorable. We’re fortunate enough to have worked with some of the biggest market leaders in the food and drink manufacturing industry. Brands like Little Moons, Kraft Heinz and Pizza Hut all trust in our ability to recruit top talent, and you should too!

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Meet the specialists

Having been in the industry for over a decade, it’s safe to say our people know their stuff! A number of our team have been with Silven since day one, and can help you make the best decisions when it comes to recruitment.


What our candidates say about Silven

We keep our finger on the pulse to ensure that our candidates find their place in the ever-changing food and drink manufacturing industry. Don’t believe us? Read what they have to say about our recruitment process.

  • I already recommended Silven Recruitment to my colleague. Thank you for the great service and very quick responses from Gemma.right quote mark

    Anita Wloszczynska
  • Max is amazing and a true asset to your business.right quote mark

    Claire Durrant
  • I was so shocked how Gemma was quick to get the interview for me and how helpful she's been through it all. Honestly best recruitment agent I've come across. I'd say she deserves a big bonus or a raise. Thank you for all the support. I wish she knew how much she's helped to change my life around. Absolutely amazing and grateful for this.right quote mark

    Daryl Torkington
  • I reached out to Carole who straight away began feeding back on roles and potential Opportunities.right quote mark

    Chris Biddle
  • I am absolutely delighted to have secured my new position, with a fantastic company & team. Gilbert was there for me every step of the way, with advice, guidance, good luck calls and feedback at every single stage. I was a passive candidate and he sold the company to me from the very first call! Thanks Gilbert, from an extremely happy candidate!right quote mark

    Helen George
  • Amazing People. Thank you so much for all your help and Time.right quote mark

    Anna Kwiatkowska
  • I found Amy to be great at understanding my needs & was extremely professional. She was very at keeping me in the loop when dealing with your clients. This is my second contract with Silven this year, so I am definitely happy.right quote mark

    Ambereen Malik
  • Over the years I have always found Silven a good company to deal with, initially with Jeremy and more recently with both Tim and Harriet - honest and open discussions throughout - thanks, and on this occasion special mention for Harriet who has been positive and helpful during a tough interim gig to get over the line, I look forward to working with the team again in the future.right quote mark

    Matthew Rowbury
  • Keeley Grindrod was amazing during the entire recruitment process. She really took the time to support me with any queries I had and gave me plenty of feedback throughout. She’s set an incredibly high bar for all other recruitment agencies! I would definitely recommend her to all my colleagues.right quote mark

    Ingrid Silva
  • Hannah has been amazing... I was recommended for the job to Hannah by Emma Hanson (my recruitment guardian angel!)right quote mark

    Helen Wilson
  • I have had discussions with Carole Hearne on a number of occasions over the years and can honestly say that she is an asset to the recruitment industry. Not only is she professional and honest, she has the ability to put candidates at ease throughout the interview process. I genuinely feel that she cares about what is best for me and works to find opportunities that would be the right cultural fit. She is an absolute breath of fresh air.right quote mark

    James Mount
  • I would like to say that Keeley was absolutely amazing all the way, such a pleasant lady, easy to talk to and approach. I am ever so thankful for her support in my journey. Nothing was too much for her. Thank you Silven Recruitment for giving me the opportunity to progress onto a new job opportunity.right quote mark

    Jaswinder Mehta
  • Emma and Jeremy were very helpful, listened and gave as much information as possible.right quote mark

    Nkechi Nlewedim
  • Kept me updated all through the processright quote mark

    Steve Byrne
  • Phrases that come to mind in my dealings with Harriet include friendly, professional, good levels of communication regarding progress etc. Will definitely recommend.right quote mark

    Richard Bunce
  • Steph Foster has been a joy to work with and has been very helpful and supportiveright quote mark

    Mary-Jane McGhee