PATH4 Food is a specialist recruiter in the Food Industry Australia wide and overseas.

In this candidate short market, it is increasingly difficult for employers to attract the best talent and effective recruitment is therefore of even greater importance. PATH4 Food aims to develop enduring recruitment relationships that will deliver results.

Our extensive recruitment experience, excellent knowledge of the Food Industry as well as well networked recruiters that are committee members of professional industry associations, allows us to match the right candidate with the right employers, every time.

We believe in the food industry and are passionate about recruitment which is why we will always take a consultative approach with our candidates and clients to deliver tailored solutions to their in this highly competitive industry.

The PATH4 Food team has extensive experience in the recruitment, training and HR industries which has given them authority status in this field.  As a result they are regularly invited to talk and lecture on career development and recruitment at various industry events, schools and tertiary institutions, whilst also being actively involved in the Food Industry associations.  Offering coaching and consulting services in the area of job searching. PATH4 Food also provides significant value to their candidates with advice on current market salary levels and market intelligence.

Job seekers will find the PATH4 Food team to be refreshingly different.  Just ask our applicants.

Thanks for being so informative and transparent about the position and the company! The way we discussed the role was very much a 2 way conversation compared to other agents I have dealt with (Candidate, July 2015)

And to help you through the interview process, PATH4 Food has developed a video covering Interview Tips. Register with us for any current and upcoming potential vacancies in the Food Industry or contact Jana Cameron direct for a confidential discussion.

The food processing and manufacturing industry is one of the most critical industries in Australia with an ever increasing population increasing the demand for food, food production and evolving process technologies for processed foods.

The food industry is highly specific in its staffing and recruitment needs to ensure safety standards and quality is maintained. .

Not only do candidates require a specific level of skill, qualification and experience to fill vacancies, the right “fit” is a necessity to ensure that business and operational levels are maintained to maximise production and output.  We aim to partner with our clients to ensure these needs are met by recruiting the best possible candidates for the positions available, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

PATH4 Food offers leading food industry recruitment services and boasts a network within the industry that is second to none.

Our goal is to ensure that our candidates find the best opportunities in the food industry, and help our clients to find the best qualified and most suitable employees in the food industry across Australia.

The food industry is an expanding and diverse industry operating in what is typically a highly competitive market.  In addition, the industry must continue to develop a dynamic culture to respond to the challenges of ever-increasing consumer expectations as well as safety standards.

Many companies in the food industry have  based their business strategy on the continuous introduction of new products –  processing companies continue to introduce new ingredients, manufacturing companies launch thousands of new consumer products, supermarkets present a continuous change of many thousands of products; food service companies continuously change their menus and even the primary producers change the raw materials.

This results in activity involving everyone from management to marketing, R&D to manufacturing.  Following are a selection of roles that PATH4 Food recruit for:

Technical & Product Development Roles

  • QA Manager
  • R&D Manager
  • QA Co-ordinator
  • R&D Technologist
  • Product Development
  • Process Improvement
  • QA Officer
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Laboratory Technician/Assistant/Analyst
  • Microbiologist
  • Technical Writer
  • Process Technologist
  • Food Chemist

Operations & Engineering Roles

  • Site Manager
  • Engineering Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Process Engineer
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Production Manager
  • Production Supervisor


Other Roles

  • WHS Manager
  • OH&S Officer
  • Production Planner/Scheduler
  • Horticulture Officer
  • Finance Manager
  • Key Account Manager
  • Market Research
  • Marketing Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Planning Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Administration Manager
  • Accountant
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Payroll

Food Industries Association of Queensland Inc.

FIAQ is the senior food industry organisation in Queensland with a reputation for providing independent advice to members and the government for many years. The predecessor of FIAQ, the Food Technology Association of Queensland, began operation in the 1950s.

Website:  FIAQ


Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology Limited

AIFST is the leading independent qualifying body for food professionals in Australia and the only professional body in Australia concerned with all aspects of food science and technology.

As a registered not for profit organisation, we are independent of government, industry, lobby or special interest groups.



Jana Cameron

Principal Consultant & Owner

0432 308 218

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Helen Pakhomov

Principal Consultant

0412 846 860

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Debbie Gordon

Recruitment Co-Ordinator

0419 664 879

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Why choose PATH4 Food?

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