Consumer Goods & FMCG: Areas of Work

Food technologists are important in the FMCG and consumer goods industry because F&B products must pass safety and quality checks before they reach the shelf.

Consumers relate to products through brands and the values they are associated with conveyed via marketing strategies.

Building and maintaining relationships is a key role of a sales job in a consumer goods industry. 

Health and safety officers use their knowledge and skills to ensure a positive health and safety culture in the workplace. 

Research and development (R&D) allows graduates to transform scientific ideas into business practices.

The human resources department is largely responsible for recruiting and training candidates to meet the company’s talent demand.

The vast scale of FMCG calls for finance professionals to perform functions ranging from tax planning to cost forecasting.

Distribution and logistics deal with the management of the flow of consumer goods through the supply chain to the consumer.