By Fernando Pacheco, COO at PackIOT
Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) are items used daily by average consumers that require routine replacement or replenishment, such as food, beverages, tobacco, makeup and household products. Well, CPGs encompass almost everything!
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As you may know, the industry is crowded with manufacturers and a fierce competition. Major producers include Procter and Gamble, Unilever, and L’Oreal S.A., with revenue ratios of 3.60%, 3.32%, and 1.79%, respectively (2019), according to WBOC. In general, the global Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) market size is expected to reach USD 2312870 million by 2026, from USD 1938120 million in 2020, at a CAGR of 3.0% during 2021-2026.
The market itself is always a good field of research for several big consulting companies worldwide. And, of course, CPG is a fantastic sector to find the”next big thing” for your career. Our marketing team has built a list in order to make this search easier for you:
Job walls are always a good path to find sweet opportunities. And a “niched job wall” is just like a holy grail. CPG Jobs aggregate open positions from brands like Hershey, Kellog’s, Ocean Spray, Conagra, etc. It really worths a deep look.
This Canadian website has a lot of jobs published within their w special sections: CPGConnect Job Board and CPG Recruiting (for companies).
The ability to use the right keywords can make your life much easier when searching for your next job. Indeed is an American worldwide employment website for job listings and is full of niched positions. (By clicking on the link above, you can go directly to the “CPG” page. Then you can filter by position, geography, job type, among other criteria.
Using the same line above, you can really take a lot of advantage on SimplyHired. And they have more criteria to filter, like qualifications, benefits, and total compensation. (On the link above, we are already providing the right page to find CPG jobs).
The world-famous LinkedIn provides a lot of ways to help you while job seeking. You can use groups, platform feed, connections, or the special “Jobs” section/app. They have now 740 million members in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. “The mission of LinkedIn is simple: connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful”.
#6_Direct search and targets
Of course, you can have that “dream job”. This is a beautiful approach, tough though.
Big companies you will find some good positions:
- Procter and Gamble
- The Kraft Heinz Co.
- Kellogg Company
- Carlsberg A/S
- Heineken NV
- AB InBev
- Kweichow Moutai
- Keurig Dr. Pepper
- Campbell Soup Company
Glassdoor is such a good tool because it can show you more than jobs, also offering you some useful information about the culture and general internal “mood”.
#8_Our Bonus Tip For You
A good way to get your next super cool job is being prepared for applications and interviews. And, we are here to help you nail it. Below you can find some useful reports about the future of work in CPG and some forecasts on the segment. Good luck. And, be ready!!!
Insights on Consumer Packaged Goods
CPG Trend Report / Digital Transformation
Consumer Products Industry Outlook
The last one, I promise: Google Jobs is also a great tool!